It is the duty of all concerned with Athletics at Hampden-Sydney College:
- To emphasize the proper ideas of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and fair play.
- To eliminate all possibilities which tend to destroy the best values of the game.
- To stress the values derived from playing the game fairly.
- To show courtesy to visiting teams and officials.
- To establish a happy relationship between visitors and hosts.
- To respect the integrity and judgement of sports officials.
- To achieve a thorough understanding and acceptance of the ODAC and of the NCAA rules of the game and standards of eligibility.