Safe Sport and Risk Management

BC Soccer Safe Sport Position Statement:

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in.

The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.

 

If you, or someone close to you has been the victim of unacceptable behaviour, please use the resources below.

 

The National Safe Sport Hotline is designed to ensure that Canadian sport participants of all levels compete in a safe and welcoming environment.

Please visit the link below for more details regarding the advice, guidance and resources they can provde on how to proceed/intervene appropriately in the circumstance you are faced with.

Abuse Free Sport website: www.http://abuse-free-sport.ca/en/        Abuse Fee Sport e-mail: info@abuse-free-sport.ca        Abuse Free Sport phone/text: 1-888-83SPORT (1-888-837-7678)

BC Soccer - Players, team officials, game officials and clubs, districts and leagues (and their appointees, volunteers and staff) have a duty and responsibility to conduct themselves appropriately while respecting the FIFA Laws of the Game, BC Soccer rules, regulations and policies and the rules of the clubs, districts and leagues. BC Soccer Rule 10 - Judicial Matters provides BC Soccer broad responsibility to ensure the proper conduct of all individuals involved in sanctioned soccer. Judicial Code & Policies of BC Soccer (Item 1.10 commencing on page 14 outlines the complaints procedure)

Please click here to visit BC Soccer website for more information on Safe Sport.