Revolution Devo Cycling Rider Code of Conduct Child's Name* First Last Parent/Legal Guardian Name* First Last Rider Code of Conduct* I agree to the Rider Code of Conduct.I, the athlete named above and my parent/guardian named above hereby agree to the guidelines below. If I choose not to follow the guidelines or if the Revolution Development Cycling Board of Directors, at their sole discretion, determines the guidelines are not being followed, I will resign my position as a Revolution Development (Revo Devo) Cycling team rider and forfeit my ability to ride for Revo Devo Cycling.This question is required. * A: Race Registration, Team Wear, Race Day Coaching: I will register, race for, and wear Revo Devo clothing at all races and practices, whenever possible. A rider’s request to ride for another team must be approved by the Head Coach, at least 2 weeks prior to an event. I will follow the direction of the Revo Devo Cycling coach on practice and race days. B: Helmet: I will wear my helmet whenever I am riding my bike for training and racing. C: Conduct: I will follow USA Cycling guidelines regarding clothing, rider conduct, and rider sportsmanship. I will adhere to the USA Cycling Code of Conduct.I will represent Revo Devo Cycling and its sponsors in the most professional manner possible, while in public, with the team, and outside of the team. I will adhere to the World Anti-Doping Association and US Anti-Doping Association guidelines. I will not use tobacco, alcohol or recreational drugs of any type. I understand and acknowledge that Revo Devo Cycling has worked hard to develop relationships with certain bike shops and other sponsors to give me special discounts and special attention for repairs and adjustments. I will always respect the rules and requirements of these sponsors as outlined by them. At times, decisions and/or actions of other people may not be fair, reasonable or correct. Regardless of the situation, I will always act in a respectful manner to my teammates, other racers, coaches, officials and race organizers. D: Safety: Athletes shall not take inappropriate risks (willingly attempt anything which is beyond one’s ability to control their bike safely). Athletes will listen to and abide by the directions of the coach when at a practice and/or race. When on trails Athletes shall ride responsibly and limit damage and erosion to trails and the environment. When on the road Athletes will follow all traffic laws. Your behavior reflects upon the team as well as sponsors and Revo Devo Cycling itself. Think of yourselves as ambassadors for the team, the sport of cycling, and your community. E: Giving Back: I will volunteer/work at least once during the season at a local cycling event that benefits the cycling community or Revo Devo. (ie. set up and break down at Short Track Series, Kentucky Mountain Bike Series or Spring Race Series races) If you need suggestions or help arranging volunteer opportunities, contact the Coach. When volunteering it will be my only focus and I may not be able to race or otherwise participate during the event. Upon completing a volunteer opportunity I will email the coach about work I performed. F: Promise: By signing this, I agree to commit myself to Revo Devo Cycling and always act and speak in a way that puts respect and sportsmanship first. I will always remember my words and actions are not only a reflection of myself, but a reflection of Revo Devo Cycling, my fellow teammates, coaches and the Revo Devo Cycling Board of Directors. At each event I participate, whether a local or distant race I will take the time to find a volunteer or promoter and thank them for putting on the event. If at a practice or a race I observe behavior inconsistant with this Code of Conduct, I will report it to the coaches, and not address the individual directly. G: Parent Commitment: By signing this I agree that I will ensure my child/Athlete complies with this code of conduct, and if he or she fails to comply, I understand the Revo Devo Cycling Board may decide to remove my child from the team. I agree that I will attend practices, and racing events and support my child and the Revo Devo Cycling team. At practices, races and other events where my child is participating and representing Revo Devo Cycling, I will behave in a manner respectful of all. Behavior at all times will show good sportsmanship to all teammates, parents, coaches, sponsors and other participants and parents. If at a practice or a race I observe behavior inconsistant with this Code of Conduct, I will report it to the coaches, and not address the individual directly. If my behavior is found by the Revo Devo Cycling Board they, in their discretion, can take disciplinary actions against me which may include refusing my attendance at practices or races, or removal of my child from the Revo Devo Cycling team.