Why True Sport?
In every province and territory, community sport inspires friendship, learning, health, and personal growth. True Sport exists to try to create the right conditions for individuals to experience good sport, to value it, commit to it, nurture it and stay connected to it all their lives.
True Sport Principles
The True Sport Principles express an approach to sport that the vast majority of Canadians already believe in and practice. Although widely embraced, these principles often go unspoken.
Go for It
Rise to the challenge - always strive for excellence. Discover how good you can be.
Play honestly - obey both the letter and spirit of the rules. Winning is only meaningful when competition is fair.
Show respect for everyone involved in creating your sporting experience, both on and off the field. Win with dignity and lose with grace.
Keep it Fun
Find the joy of sport. Keep a positive attitude both on and off the field.
Place physical and mental health above all other considerations - avoid unsafe activities. Respect your body and keep in shape.
Share sport with others. Ensure everyone has a place to play.
Find ways to show your appreciation for the community that supports your sport and helps make it possible.
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