TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP RATING SYSTEM
The development of team and individual sportsmanship is of fundamental importance in all intramural sports activities. The Sportsmanship Rating System is intended to be an objective scale by which teams' attitude and behavior can be assessed throughout the intramural sports league and playoff seasons. Behavior before, during, and after an intramural sport contest is included in the rating. The team captain is responsible for education and informing all players and spectators affiliated with his/her team about the system. To encourage acceptable conduct before, during, and after intramural sports contests, officials and/or supervisors shall make decisions whether to warn, penalize, or eject persons for poor sportsmanship.
Team ratings are given on a 1 – 5 Scale, using the following guidelines:
5: Great Sportsmanship: Great attitudes. Exceptional Sportsmanship displayed throughout. No Ejections, Conduct Technical Fouls, Unsportsmanlike, Red Cards or warnings for any of the above mentioned.
4: Good Sportsmanship: Good Attitudes one or two warnings for minor situations. A warning for conduct but no Ejections, Conduct Technical Fouls, Unsportsmanlike, or Red Cards
3: Fair Sportsmanship: One Unsportsmanlike flag in Flag Football, Yellow Card in Soccer or Volleyball, or Conduct Technical Foul in Basketball
2: Unacceptable Sportsmanship: Harassment of other participants and/or IM Staff. Many occasions of disrespect/arguing towards IMStaff or other participants multiple unsportsmanlike flags, conduct technical fouls, or yellow cards-but no ejections.
1: Poor Sportsmanship: Ejections of any kind, Fighting, Any action that requires a participant to be referred to Student Conduct.