Consistent with the United States Curling Association (USCA), the Fairbanks Curling Club is committed to encouraging participation, the pursuit of excellence, and providing the best competitive experiences for curlers at all levels of the sport. In order to create a safe and positive environment in which curlers can excel, the USCA promotes good sportsmanship and encourages qualities of mutual respect, courtesy, and tolerance.
In particular, the Fairbanks Curling Club is dedicated to ensuring that youth athletes are provided protection from sexual, verbal, or physical abuse and that they will have opportunities to participate in curling in a safe and positive environment. The following policies are meant to take effect immediately.
The following individuals are required to take the training:
Any adult required to take the training will:
The person(s) responsible for maintaining any/all club websites will build a SafeSport Compliance web page which will contain, as a minimum:
All one-on-one interactions must be observable and interruptible:
Additionally, meetings must comply with the following:
This aspect of the policy shall apply to all adult members of organizations that are members of the USCA.
If USA Curling uses a facility not fully under the organization’s jurisdiction (for, e.g., training or competition or similar events) and the facility is used by multiple constituents, Applicable Adults listed above are nonetheless required to adhere to the rules set forth below.
User of recording devices:
Requests to discontinue:
In order to be both safe and appropriate, all physical contact with athletes—whether it is for safety, celebration, or consolation—should meet the following criteria:
The Club reminds all participating adults that one of the effects of the SafeSport Acts is that they are MANDATED REPORTERS. Any allegation of an incident of child abuse, including but not limited to sexual abuse, must be reported within 24 hours to both SafeSport and relevant law enforcements. For oversight awareness, the Board requests that they also be notified of this action.