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 practise the sport to fight totally and universally, with complete honesty and fair play for the pleasure of the spectators.

International Wrestling Rules  Wrestling Rules – April 2018
International Wrestling Rules UWW Circular regarding Rule Changes – April 2018
Video explaining 2018 UWW Rule updates – April 2018
International Wrestling Rules 2018 – The Art of Refereeing Freestyle & Greco Roman Wrestling – Tim Pierson (USA Wretsling)
pdf-files Referees’ Council Information 2018
International Wrestling Rules SASF-BR Vraebank 2017
International Wrestling Rules Memorandum Vraebank 2017
International Wrestling Rules Annexure 7 – SAWF Officials Council Rules
Regulations for the International Refereeing Body LTDO REELS EN INLIGTING FEBRUARIE 2016
Health Regulations Regulations for the International Refereeing Body
Health Regulations Medical Regulations