WTF Competition Rules
Enacted : May 28, 1973
Revised : Oct. 1, 1977
Revised : Feb. 23, 1982
Revised : Oct. 19, 1983
Revised : June 1, 1986
Revised : Oct. 7, 1989
Revised : Oct. 28, 1991
Revised : Aug. 17, 1993
Revised : Nov. 18, 1997
(Effective from July 1,1998)
Revised : Oct. 31, 2001
(Effective from July 1, 2002)
Article 1.
Purpose
Article 13.
Scoring and Publication
Article 2.
Application
Article 14.
Prohibited Acts
Article 3.
Competition Area
Article 15.
Decision of Superiority
Article 4.
Contestants
Article 16.
Decisions
Article 5.
Weight Divisions
Article 17.
Knock Down
Article 6.
Classification and Methods of Competition
Article 18.
Procedure in the Event of a Knock Down
Article 7.
Duration of Contest
Article 19.
Procedures for Suspending the Match
Article 8.
Drawing Lots
Article 20.
Referees and Judges
Article 9.
Weigh-in
Article 21.
Recorder
Article 10.
Procedure of the Contest
Article 22.
Assignment of Officials
Article 11.
Permitted Techniques and Areas
Article 23.
Other matters not specified in the Rules
Article 12.
Valid Points
Article 24.
Arbitration