Cut Bank School District




Spectator Conduct and Sportsmanship for Athletic and Co-Curricular Events


Any person, including an adult, who behaves in an unsportsmanlike manner during an athletic or co-curricular event may be ejected from the event the person is attending and/or denied admission to school events for up to a year, after a Board hearing. Examples of unsportsmanlike conduct include, but are not limited to:


                      using vulgar or obscene language;

                      possessing or being under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or illegal substance;

                      possessing a weapon;

                      fighting or otherwise striking or threatening another person;

                      failing to obey the instructions of a security officer or school district employee; and

                      engaging in any activity which is illegal or disruptive.


The Superintendent may seek to deny future admission to any person by delivering or mailing a notice, sent by certified mail with return receipt requested, containing:


1.              The date, time, and place of a Board hearing;


2.              A description of the unsportsmanlike conduct;


3.              The proposed time period that admission to school events will be denied.




Legal Reference: 20-4-303, MCA Abuse of teachers

20-1-206, MCA Disturbance of school

45-8-101, MCA Disorderly conduct


Policy History

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