ILCC's Interpretation of "What Is Sportsmanship?"

1. Treat other competitors and spectators with respect.
2. Following the lure coursing rules/regulations set forth by the parent club under which the trial is conducted.
3. Respect the judges opinions.
4. Win with Class.
5. Lose gracefully. In any sport, there will be winners and losers. And sometimes you’re going to be on the losing side of the equation.
6. Sportsmen respect the history, traditions and integrity of the sport.
7. Sportsmen commit themselves to values of fair play, honesty, courtesy, and vigorous competition.
8. The sportsman exhibitor declines to enter or exhibit under a judge where it might reasonably appear that the judge's placements could be based on something other than the merits of the dogs.
9. The sportsman exhibitor refuses to compromise the impartiality of a judge.
10. Sportsmen welcome, encourage, and support newcomers to the sport.
11. Sportsmen always consider, as paramount, the welfare of their dog.