RIS Certification is required by All coaches and managers listed on the player roster.  The course MUST be completed prior to April 1, 2022.

RIS Certification is required in all divisions, one parent of every registered player must have completed the Respect in Sport Parent Program.

The Respect in Sport Program is an online certification program designed to protect our youth as well as enhance Calgary Minor Softball of providing a safe and fun environment for all our participants. It is Canada’s leading online bullying, abuse, harassment, and negligence prevention program for parents,  coaches, and community leaders.


Provides in-depth information about bullying, abuse, harassment and neglect. It demonstrates negative behaviours and provides ideas of how a situation may be best handled, including valuable information from subject matter experts delivered in a clear and concise fashion, and asks questions of the leaders based on the scenarios presented.


A program providing information on parents’ natural influence over a child, the coach or leaders role in an activity, the role parents play in their child’s enjoyment and of a sport or activity, and protecting your child when they are outside of your immediate control.

For more information on registration for the course, check out
Calgary Minor Softball Association's page: