Referees’ Council- Rules And Regulations

Wrestling, like all other sports, obeys Rules that constitute the “Rules of the Game” and define its practice, the aim of which is to “pin” the opponent or to win on points.

Frequently modified and always subject to further modification, the Rules set forth herein must be known and accepted by all wrestlers, coaches, referees and leaders.

They call upon those who practice the sport to fight totally and universally, with complete honesty and fair play for the pleasure of the spectators.

International Wrestling Rules  Wrestling Rules – January 2019
International Wrestling Rules Bureau Meeting Decisions – August 2018
Video explaining 2018 UWW Rule updates – April 2018
International Wrestling Rules 2019 – 5th Ed – The Art of Refereeing (FS and GR Wrestling)
pdf-files Referees Council Information 2019
International Wrestling Rules 2019 – SAWF Referee Grading
International Wrestling Rules Annexure 7 – SAWF Referees Council Rules
Regulations for the International Refereeing Body LTDO REELS EN INLIGTING FEBRUARIE 2016
Health Regulations Medical Regulations