ITF Pattern
TOURNAMENT RULES
SECTION 2 - PATTERN
Article 25. GROUPS
Male and female.

Article 26. PATTERN - INDIVIDUAL
The pyramid system of elimination will be used.
Competitors will compete 1 to 1 and will perform simultaneously 1 designated Pattern and 1 optional Pattern (within their degree, see Article 27). The Judges will choose the better one to go forward to the next round.

Article 27. PERFORMANCE AND DECISIONS - INDIVIDUAL
I degree will compete with I degree with the designated Pattern being any one from CHON-JI to GE-BAEK.
II degree will compete with II degree designated Pattern being any one from CHON-JI to JUCHE.
III degree will compete with III degree designated Pattern being any one from CHON-JI to CHOI-YONG.
IV degree will compete with IV degree designated Pattern being any one from CHON-JI to MOON-MOO.

In individual matches the following decisions will apply
i.) When 3 or more judges give a decision in favour of one competitor then that competitor is the winner.
ii.) When 3 judges give a draw and 2 judges give a decision in favour of one competitor then that competitor is the winner.
iii.) When 2 judges give a decision in favour of one competitor and 1 judge gives for the other and 2 judges give a draw, then the competitor with 2 judges in favour is the winner.
iv.) When 2 judges give a decision in favour of one competitor and the other 2 judges give a decision in favour for the other, and 1 judge gives a draw, then another designated Pattern must be performed, until the winner is decided.

Article 28. ELIMINATION - JUNIOR AND SENIOR - TEAM
The pyramid system of elimination will be used.
Designated patterns draw will take place whilst both teams are on the mat. A coin will be tossed to decide which team goes first. The first team will perform 2 patterns and the second team will do likewise. The judges will choose the better one to go forward to the next round.

Article 29. PERFORMANCE AND DECISIONS - TEAM
Each Team (5 competitors) must perform together 1 designated and 1 optional Pattern. The designated Pattern and optional Pattern being any from CHON-JI to GE-BAEK. They may line up in any format they choose and team members may perform movements individually, or together, as they choose, but it must be seen to be teamwork., for example: one member may not perform moves of the Pattern on his own without the others following in unison.

In team matches the following decisions will apply
i.) When 3 or more judges give a decision in favour of one team then that team is the winner.
ii.) When 3 judges give a draw and 2 judges give a decision in favour of one team then that team is the winner.
iii.) When 2 judges give a decision in favour of one team and 1 judge gives for the other and 2 judges give a draw, then the team with 2 judges in favour is the winner.
iv.) When 2 judges give a decision in favour of 1 team and the other 2 judges give a decision in favour for the other, and 1 judge gives a draw, then another designated Pattern must be performed, until the winner is decided.

Article 30. OFFICIALS FOR PATTERN DIVISION

1 Jury President, 2 Jury Members, 5 Referees, 1 Recorder, one of the Referees will give the commands.

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Rome, Italy, 1994 - Amended October 2000