Policy 531-11 United States Soccer Federation Referee Program

Part III – Standards of Conduct

Section 4 – Code of Ethics for Referees

 

All members of the Federation Referee Program are expected to:

I.Consider it a privilege to be part of the Federation Referee Program and use actions that will reflect credit upon that organization and its affiliates
II.Maintain the dignity of the position
III.Conduct themselves ethically and honorably
IV.Treat themselves and others respectfully and honestly
VPerform duties knowledgably and in accordance with the Laws of the Game
VI.Adhere to all policies and requirements of the Federation Referee Program
VII.Safeguard confidential registration and performance information
VIII.Give priority to all Federation affiliated assignments and programs
IX.Honor all Federation affiliated assignments and obligations
X.Not discriminate against or take advantage of any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin

Failure to follow this Code may result in disciplinary sanctions or decertification.