Spectator Code of Behaviour

It is important that all spectators at a Football Federation Victoria (FFV) approved fixture are able to enjoy the match in a safe and comfortable environment. Accordingly, each person present at a FFV fixture must:

(a) Respect the decisions of the Match Officials;
(b) Respect the, rights dignity and worth of every person regardless of their race, colour, religion, language, politics, national or ethnic origin;
(c) Not engage in the use of violence in any form, whether it is by other Spectators, Team Officials (including coaches) or Players;
(d) Not engage in discrimination, harassment or abuse in any form whether lawful or otherwise, including but not limited to the use of obscene or offensive language or gestures, the incitement of hatred or violence or partaking in indecent or racist chanting;
(e) Comply with FFV’s “Conditions of Entry” and GDT at all venues;
(f) Not carry, light or throw flares or missiles (including on to the field of play or at other spectators);
(g) Not enter the field of play or its surrounds without lawful authority; and
(h) Conduct themselves in a manner that enhances, rather than injures, the reputation and goodwill of FFV, Football Federation Australia (FFA) and football generally.

By entering this venue,or attending this fixture, you agree and are deemed to be bound by the terms of this Spectator Code of Behaviour, the Venue Conditions of Entry, the FFV GDT, and FFV’s member protection rules and policies.

FFV reserves the right to investigate in its sole discretion any instances of misconduct and may issue such penalties in accordance with its GDT or other misconduct rules and policies as appropriate.

Any person who does not comply with this Code or who in the opinion of the Club and/or FFV causes or attempts to cause a disturbance may be asked to leave and may be prohibited from attending future matches.