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Waveborn Spirit of the Game Award

Each team will receive a Spirit of the Game Award disc to give out to their most spirited players. Here is some more information about SOTG.

Top Ten Things You Should Know About Spirit of the Game
1. Treat others as you would want to be treated
2. SOTG takes real effort
3. Heckling and taunting are different
4. SOTG is compatible with championship play
5. Don’t “give as you got”
6. Breathe
7. When you do the right thing, people notice
8. Be generous with praise
9. Impressions linger
10. Have fun

The rankings are ordered from 5 (indicating the highest level of spirit) thru 1 (the lowest level of spirit):
5 - Highest level of respect shown throughout game towards opponents, officials, and spectators. For the level
of play, showed excellent knowledge of the rules and abided by them throughout the game. Any conflicts were
resolved amicably and without incident. Opposing team’s conduct added to our enjoyment of the game. The
opposing team unfailingly played fairly and with an excellent attitude.

4 – Respect shown throughout the game towards opponents, officials, and spectators. For the level of play,
showed above average knowledge of the rules and abided by them throughout the game. Any conflicts were
resolved favorably and without incident. Opposing team’s conduct did not detract from our enjoyment of the
game. The opposing team played fairly and with a good attitude.

3 – Generally exhibited respect towards opponents, officials, and spectators. For the level of play, showed adequate
knowledge of the rules and abided by them during the game. Any conflicts were resolved plainly and
without incident. Opposing team’s conduct generally did not detract from our enjoyment of the game. The opposing
team generally played fairly and with a decent attitude.

2 – Exhibited a lack of respect towards opponents, officials, and/or spectators. For the level of play, showed a
lack of knowledge of or disregard for the rules at points during the game. Any conflicts were resolved heatedly
or led to contentious incidents. Opposing team’s conduct detracted somewhat from our enjoyment of the game.
The opposing team played unfairly and/or with a poor attitude.

1 – Exhibited a major lack of respect towards opponents, officials, and/or spectators. For the level of play, exhibited
no knowledge of the rules or blatantly disregarded them during the game. Conflicts were resolved acrimoniously
or led directly to contentious incidents. Opposing team’s conduct made the game basically unenjoyable.
The opposing team played unfairly and their attitude was abysmal.
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Mike Malloy,
Jul 13, 2012, 3:12 PM
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