Article of Incorporation 102.00 of the Minnesota State High School League Official Handbook, states that this corporation is organized for the following educational purposes: To elevate standards of sportsmanship and to encourage the growth of responsible citizenship among the students, member schools and their personnel. To this end, the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors adopted five behavior expectations at the June 13, 2005, Board of Directors Meeting. These five behavior expectations are the minimum expectations, that are expected of everyone, at every Minnesota State High School event. The behavior expectations are the result of the student sportsmanship summit that was held on May 18, 2005
Respect Everyone - Treat each person the way you would want to be treated. Personal attacks and taunting are unacceptable. Respect the Game - Do not interfere with it. Display only positive signs and do not use noisemakers.
- Respect our flag and National Anthem.
- Use Appropriate Language: No profanity, negative chants, booing, trash talking, or name calling.