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FLAG FOOTBALL CHEERLEADERS

BEDFORD POMPOM RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

CHEERLEADING IS A SPORT FOR ANY STUDENT IN GRADES 2-6.  IT IS A TEAM EFFORT AND REQUIRES PARTICIPATION AND COOPERATION FROM ALL MEMBERS ON A SQUAD.

 

ATTENDANCE:

ALL BEDFORD POMPOM CHEERLEADERS NEED TO ATTEND ALL GAMES AND PRACTICES UNLESS YOU HAVE A VALID REASON NOT TO.  IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO LET YOUR COACH KNOW IF YOU WILL BE ABSENT FROM ANY SCHEDULED EVENT AND THE REASON FOR YOUR ABSENCE.  BEING IN ATTENDANCE ALSO MEANS BEING ON TIME.

 

CONDUCT:

AS A BEDFORD POMPOM CHEERLEADER YOU ARE A REPRESENTIVE OF YOUR SCHOOL, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY.  YOU MUST SET A GOOD EXAMPLE.  YOU ARE EXPECTED TO ACT LIKE YOUNG LADIES.  COURTESY SHOULD BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES TOWARD COACHES, PARENTS, FANS, REFEREES AND OTHER POMPOM CHEERLEADERS.  USE OF PROFANITY WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  IT IS ACCEPTABLE FOR THE HOME TEAM TO INVITE THE AWAY TEAM TO CHEER DURING HALF TIME ON THE FIELD.

 

APPEARANCE:

YOUR UNIFORM IS YOUR RESPONSIBILTY.  PLEASE KEEP IT CLEAN AND FREE FROM RIPS AND/OR TEARS.  IF IT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR IT.  DO NOT WEAR UNIFORMS TO SCHOOL.  THEY ARE FOR GAMES AND PARADES ONLY!  (YOU MAY WEAR THE SHIRT THAT YOU PURCHASED, BUT NOT THE TEAM UNIFORM WITH THE SPONSOR ON THE BACK.)  PLEASE WEAR SNEAKERS TO ALL GAMES AND PRACTICES.  JEWELRY IS NOT TO BE WORN AT ANY TIME DURING A GAME OR PRACTICE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SMALL POST EARRINGS.  HAIR SHOULD BE CLEAN, NEAT AND PULLED AWAY FROM YOUR FACE.  LONG HAIR SHOULD BE PULLED UP INTO A PONYTAIL.  NO CHEWING GUM, SNACKS, SODA OR OTHER FOOD WILL BE ALLOWED DURING GAMES OR DURING PRACTICE, UNLESS IT IS A SCHEDULE BREAK WITH THE COACH. WATER BOTTLES ARE PERMITTED.

BYLAWS OF THE BEDFORD POMPOM GIRLS

AND PEE WEE SQUAD

SEPTEMBER 2005

 

 

1.        All bylaws are subject to change.

2.        Meetings will be held as needed, both in and out of season.

3.        All officers, coaches and assistant coaches are required to have a PA Abuse Clearance and Request for Criminal Record Check.  If you do not have both of these on file with the Bedford Parks and Recreation office you will not be able to work with our girls.

4.        Position of officers will be as follows:

                        Co-Chairpersons (2)

                        Treasurer (1)

                        Uniform Manager (1)

                        Picture Manager (1)

5.        Officers must attend all meetings.  If not able to attend they must contact another officer in advance.  Coaches are requested to be there, but not required. Please find a parent or the assistant coach to attend.

6.        All squads (3rd -6th grade) are required to be at all games, home and away.  Only exception: Heavy rain.  This also includes the Super Bowl Championship Game, if their team is one of the teams playing.

7.        An adult spotter is required when stunts are being preformed.   No stunts are to be preformed with the girls’ feet above the waist.  No exceptions!

8.        No insurance will be provided for the cheerleaders by this organization or the Bedford Board of Parks and Recreation Office.  You may not hold any grounds liable for any accident that may happen during a game or practice.  This includes: Bedford Elementary Field, Bedford High School Field, Snake Spring Field, Bedford Middle School, The Greens or T-Fields or any other practice or playing field.

9.        All squads are required to have an adult coach and an assistant coach.

10.    All coaches are required to read the Rules and Regulations and enforce them.

11.    Positively NO SMOKING will be permitted by coaches, assistant coaches, helpers, or anyone in our organization at the games or any activity that the Bedford PomPom Girls/ Pee Wee Squad are in attendance to.

12.    Any coach who abuses the fundraising opportunities will not be invited back to coach the following season.

13.    The officers must approve all fundraising ideas before they are implemented.

14.    Money from fundraisers must be turned in by the end date given; the cheerleader will not be allowed to cheer at the remainder of the games.  Once money is turned in, the cheerleader may cheer.

15.    Any cheerleader not returning uniforms by the deadline will be charged the full amount for the entire uniform.  She will not be issued a uniform for the following year unless the amount is paid.  Any coach not returning her squads uniforms to the uniform manager by the deadline shall be charged for all uniforms not turned in.