Rule Title: Player Conduct and Sportsmanship

Rule Number: KCS-001

Effective Date: September 5, 2023

1. Purpose:

The Krump Championship Series (KCS) values fair play, respect, and sportsmanship. This rule is established to ensure that all participants in KCS events conduct themselves in a manner that upholds the integrity and positive spirit of our competitions.

2. General Conduct:

2.1. All participants, including competitors, coaches, and spectators, must conduct themselves in a respectful and sportsmanlike manner at all times during KCS events.

2.2. Discriminatory, harassing, or disrespectful behavior, including but not limited to racism, sexism, homophobia, and hate speech, will not be tolerated.

2.3. Participants are expected to follow the directions of event organizers, judges, and staff members promptly.

3. Competitor Conduct:

3.1. Competitors must treat their fellow competitors with respect, fairness, and courtesy.

3.2. Unsportsmanlike conduct during a performance, such as taunting, excessive aggression, or inappropriate gestures, may result in penalties or disqualification.

4. Spectator Conduct:

4.1. Spectators are expected to support all competitors and maintain a positive atmosphere at KCS events.

4.2. Spectators must refrain from engaging in disruptive behavior, including heckling, booing, or any conduct that may disrupt the competition or disturb other attendees.

5. Consequences of Violations:

5.1. Any participant found in violation of this rule may face consequences, including but not limited to warnings, point deductions, disqualification from the event, or banning from future KCS events.

6. Reporting Violations:

6.1. Participants and attendees are encouraged to report violations of this rule to event organizers or staff members promptly.

7. Appeals:

7.1. Participants may appeal decisions related to violations of this rule in accordance with the established KCS appeals process.

8. Amendments:

8.1. KCS reserves the right to amend this rule as necessary to address new circumstances or ensure fair competition. Amendments will be communicated to all participants.

9. Final Authority:

9.1. The event organizers and judges have the final authority to interpret and enforce this rule during KCS events.

This rule is essential for maintaining the high standards of sportsmanship and respect within the Krump Championship Series. Violations will be taken seriously and addressed promptly to ensure a positive and fair competition environment for all participants and attendees.