Esports should provide an inclusive environment where participants feel welcome and encouraged to engage, compete and improve. Every individual player contributes to the climate in-game, both actively and passively. Please note, this code of conduct also applies to the community outside of the game lobby, including social media, in school, and at home. The following conduct should be kept in mind:
1. Offensive expression. Do not express oneself in an offensive manner toward other players or their actions in the game, regardless of whether they are opponents or teammates. Do not use nicknames, team names, skins, or anything else that may be offensive.
2. Offensive language.Do not use language, nicknames or other expressions that insult another player’s race, color, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, physical ability, sexual orientation, religion or age.
3. Team dynamic. Always support your team, communicating positively and with respect.
4. Violent language or actions. Do not use language or actions that refer to sexual violence or other violence. Do not act in a threatening or violent manner.
5. Cheating.No cheating or hacking, including modified controllers or software.
6. Private information. Do not share account information or any other private information that could put yourself or your peers at risk.
7. Harassment. Do not harass or bully other players, team members, or other associated parties.
8. Sexual Harassment. Do not sexually harass other players, team members or other associated parties. This type of behavior is subject to discipline under the California Education code.
9. Discrimination and Denigration. Do not offend the dignity or integrity of a country, private person, or group of people through contemptuous, discriminatory, or denigratory words or actions on account of race, color, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability status, gender identity, language, religion, political opinion or any other opinion, sexual orientation, or any other reason.
10. Safe Spaces.Work proactively to create a welcoming environment where everyone feels safe, regardless of gender, gender identity, origin, physical ability, sexual orientation, religion, or age.
11. Moderating. Moderate public channels, such as social media or forums, in conjunction with your events, and not allow offensive comments, trolling or exchanges.