EDP RESPECT AND ETIQUETTE POLICY (REP)
Playing soccer should be a positive experience that provides opportunities for young athletes to develop as players
and helps nurture them to become confident and compassionate individuals.
WHAT IS REP?
REP is an effort to improve the game day experience. It encourages spectators, coaches, and club officials to provide positive reinforcement to players and referees. REP provides guidelines on how positivity and respectful behavior impacts young athletes.
WHO DOES REP APPLY TO?
This policy applies to all individuals attending and participating in EDP competitions, including referees, coaches, clubs, and spectators. This program was rolled out for EDP NPL clubs in March of 2018, and will continue into the fall season. In order for our players to fully benefit from REP, EDP intends for participants to adopt the policy by 2019 or sooner, The goal is for every official, club, team, and individual to support REP during each EDP competition.
WHAT ARE THE DETAILS OF REP?
REP outlines guidelines and responsibilities for referees, coaches, clubs, and spectators as well as related procedures.
News And Updates:
June 4, 2018: EDP's New Respect & Etiquette Policy Debuts On Memorial Day Weekend
March 22, 2018: EDP To Introduce New Respect & Etiquette Policy on Memorial Day Weekend
March 12, 2018: New EDP Policy Fosters Positivity on the Soccer Sideline