"The Earn Your Stripes(TM) program helps kids with confidence as they
deal with both challenges and accomplishments in athletics," said Jud
Rogers, senior marketing executive, Little League(R) International. "We
worked with Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Gold(TM) to create Golden Rules and
give coaches and parents the tools they need to teach their kids about good
sportsmanship on and off the field."
Five Golden Rules of Sportsmanship
1) Play with a smile. Don't worry; you don't have to grin throughout the
whole game. Playing with a smile means playing with passion,
confidence and self-respect; being gracious in victory and defeat and
most of all having fun! Play for your love of the game, not just the
2) Be a winner. You can be a winner no matter what the scoreboard says.
Winners lead by example -- always playing their best, being humble and
acting in good character. Take care of yourself by getting enough
sleep, eating right and exercising. Bring your game to the next level
by practicing hard and learning from your mistakes.
3) Show respect. Playing fair and following the rules is a big part of
sportsmanship. Always consider your safety and the safety of others.
Also, treat your coaches, officials, parents, fans, teammates and
opponents with respect both on and off the field.
4) Be a good teammate. Remember that you're part of a team. Whether you're
running track, running down the soccer field or running the bases,
playing sports involves others. Being part of a team means showing up
to practices and games on time, cooperating with players and coac
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