Code Of Conduct
This defines the minimum standard of behavior expected by all participants at any RC event hosted at SDMCC
  1. Race to enjoy and improve your skills.
  2. Co-operate with your fellow competitors, officials and the club, as without them there would be no racing.
  3. Unsportsmanlike behaviour or intentional abuse of equipment will not be tolerated.
  4. Recognise the value and importance of all volunteers. Help and support them whenever you can.
  5. Never argue with an official or marshal.
  6. Do not publicly question an official’s judgement, and never their honesty.
  7. Offensive, disparaging or insulting remarks about any other participant, official, volunteer or spectator will not be tolerated.
  8. Threats or use of physical violence towards any other driver, official, volunteer or spectator will not be tolerated.
  9.  Drivers will be held accountable for the actions of their pit crew, family members and relations or any other persons in their company at an event.
  10.  Any behaviour or conduct which is considered to bring the sport into disrepute will not be tolerated.
  11. The consumption of illegal, performance enhancing or social drugs, by drivers, officials, pit crew, parents or spectators at any event is prohibited.
  12. The consumption of alcohol at any event, by particpants, officals, pit crew, parents or spectators, is prohibited. No participant will be permitted to compete if he/she is suffering the obvious effects of alcohol. Consumption of alcohol at social functions is permitted within the limits of the law and must be done responsibly. Persons doing so are still accountable to this Code of Conduct.
  13. Any complaints that you have about Officials or other participants should be put in writing and submitted to the relevant committe member,  who will take all accounts into consideration and make a ruling.
  14. Social Media and electronic communications should be restricted to event matters. They must not offend, intimidate, humiliate or bully any member, or be misleading, false or injure the reputation of members or others. Communications should also seek to protect the privacy of members and must not bring the club or sport into disrepute. Electronic communication regarding people under 16 years of age will be through parents or guardians.
  15. Where an event or competition necessitates accommodation away from the normal residence, including but not restricted to Motels, Hotels, Caravan Parks or any public area, before and after racing hours, and including travel to and from an event, this code of conduct applies.
  16. Officials will report all breaches of the behaviour code, to RCRA General and apply penalties in accordance with the rules. The participants home Club will be notified of any breach by their members.
  17. If a driver is in breach of the above code of conduct during an event he/she may be disqualified from the event, and/or banned from participation in future RCRA or international events.
This document has been adapted from the original here: AARCMCC Affiliation (