HARNETT COUNTY RECREATION CODE OF CONDUCT

"Youth sports are for kids - not adults!"

  • Everyone shall conduct him/herself in a sportsmanlike manner at all times: Cheer FOR your team, NOT AGAINST the opponent. Praise both teams - they're all kids.

  • Spectators SHALL NOT act as a coach and/or official. Let the coaches coach and the officials officiate.

  • Verbal abuse SHALL NOT be tolerated: Profanity, vulgarity, obscenities, mockery, sexual harassement, racial slurs, threats, degrading and/or demeaning comments.

  • Physical force, physical threats, and/or obscene gestures SHALL NOT be tolerated.

  • Everyone shall abstain from possession, consumption, and the influence of alcoholic beverages and/or drugs while at recreation facilities.

  • Please express any and all concerns of those not following these guidelines with host management and/or your own department.

  • Failure to follow these guidelines shall result in removal from the recreation facilities as well as possible suspension from all recreation activities until the suspension has been fulfilled.

Spring Sports

Baseballs

BASEBALL

Athletes registering for youth baseball cannot exceed the age limit before May 1st of the current year. Must be 4 before May 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 6U Co-Ed (Ages 4-6)

  • 8U Boys/Co-Ed (Ages 7-8)

  • 10U Boys (Ages 9-10)

  • 12U Boys (Ages 11-12)

  • 15U Boys (Ages 13-15)

Softball Equipment

SOFTBALL

Athletes registering for youth softball cannot exceed the age limit before January 1st of the current year. Must be 4 before January 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 8U Girls (Ages 7-8)

  • 10U Girls (Ages 9-10)

  • 12U Girls (Ages 11-12)

  • 15U GIrls (Ages 13-15)

Fall Sports

FOOTBALL

Athletes registering for youth football cannot exceed the age limit before November 1st of the current year. Must be 7 before November 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 8U Boys (Ages 7-8)

  • 10U Boys (Ages 9-10)

  • 13U Boys (Ages 11-13)

Softball Equipment

FALL SOFTBALL

Athletes registering for fall softball cannot exceed the age limit before November 1st of the current year. Must be 8 before September 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 10U Girls (Ages 8-10)

  • 12U Girls (Ages 11-12)

CHEERLEADING

Athletes registering for youth cheer leading cannot exceed the age limit before November 1st of the current year. Must be 7 before November 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUP:

  • 13U (Ages 7-13)

Baseballs

FALL BASEBALL

Athletes registering for fall baseball cannot exceed the age limit before November 1st of the current year. Must be 8 before September 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 10U Boys (Ages 8-10)

  • 12U Boys (Ages 11-12)

SOCCER

Athletes registering for youth soccer cannot exceed the age limit before November 1st of the current year. Must be 4 before September 1st of the current year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 6U Co-Ed (Ages 4-6)

  • 8U Co-Ed (Ages 7-8)

  • 10U Girls (Ages 9-10)

  • 10U Boys (Ages 9-10)

  • 13U Girls (Ages 11-13)

  • 13U Boys (Ages 11-13)

Winter Sports

Basketballs

BASKETBALL

Athletes registering for youth basketball must turn age as of January 1st of the new year. Must be 4 before January 1st of the new year.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 6U Co-Ed (Ages 4-6)

  • 8U Co-Ed (Ages 7-8)

  • 10U Boys (Ages 9-10)

  • 12U Boys (Ages 11-12)

  • 15U Boys (Ages 13-15)

  • 10U Girls (Ages 9-10)

  • 13U Girls (Ages 11-13)

PROGRAMS

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