The Rules were developed by Komil Yusupov in 1990 and approved at the First Founding Congress of the IKA on September 6, 1998.

1. Position of the competition

The regulation of the competition is drawn up and approved by the organization that organizes the competition. The provision must include the following:

1. Types of competitions.

2. Purpose of the competition.

3. Sports characteristics, age, gender, name of the team of participants (participants) and organizations.

4. Place and time of the competition.

5. Order of the competition.

6. Terms of participation in the competition.

7. The organization responsible for the competition.

8. Panel of judges.

9. Contraction time.

10. Deadlines for submitting an application for participation in the competition.

11. Order of medical control and maintenance of order.

12. Documents submitted to the credentials committee.

13. The procedure for filing claims and their consideration.

14. Date and time of the competition in each weight category.

15. The order of awarding the winners and prize-winners of the competition.

2. Types of competition

1. Individual Championship.

2. Team Championship.

3. Individual and Team Championships.

4. Championship of open gilam.

5. Team championship in weight categories.

6. Absolute superiority.

a. Individual championship is held to determine the strongest wrestlers in this competition.

b. In the team championship, the place of each team is determined.

c. In the individual and team championships, the place of each participant (participant) is determined, and the place of each team is determined by it.

d. In the open gilam championship, each wrestler fights to improve his sports qualification, title and experience.

e. In the absolute championship, the strongest is determined, regardless of the weight category.

3. Sports commission and referee commission

1. Before holding each competition, the federation holding this competition on its territory provides a list of judges approved by these federations serving the competition. Each competition from the Calendar of International Tournaments, Continental Championships, World Championships and Olympic Games can only be served by judges approved by the International Kurash Association.

2. Composition of the Sports Commission:

a. Sports director.

b. His deputies, their number should be one more than the number of gilam where competitions are held.

c. Chief Secretary and secretaries of the gilam.

d. Judge timekeeper.

e. Scoreboard referee.

f. Judge informant.

g. Competition Commander.

h. Medical staff (competition doctor).

3. The judges, going to the gilam, put their right hand on their left chest and together, at the same time, bow to the audience and the Sports Director and the Director of Refereeing.

4. The actions of the judges are controlled by the Director of Refereeing and the Referee Commission. If the judges allow actions that are contrary to the rules of the competition, then they are removed from the competition and lose their refereeing license.

4. Sports Director

The sports director is the head of the competition and is responsible for conducting the competition according to the established rules. The instructions of the Sports Director must unquestioningly be followed by both participants (participants) and team representatives, service personnel.

1. Responsibilities of the Sports Director:

a. check the readiness of a sports facility (gym or stadium), equipment and gilam for competitions.

b. when drawing lots, strong wrestlers should be divided into two subgroups. c. draw up a competition schedule.

d. to appoint members of the sports commission for weighing wrestlers.

e. to hold a meeting of the sports commission before the start of the competition.

f. daily, after the completion of the competition, to gather representatives of the teams, the Sports Commission and coaches, sum up the competition, eliminate the comments identified during the competition.

j. hold a meeting of the Sports Commission when necessary.

h. fill in and submit the reporting protocol on the conduct and results of the competition to the relevant authorities.

2. Rights of the Sports Director:

a. Suspend and forbid the competition if the venue, equipment and gilam are not ready and do not meet the requirements.

b. temporarily suspend the competition if an event occurs that could adversely affect the conduct of the competition at a high level.

c. may make changes to the order or schedule of the competition.

d. remove wrestlers who have violated the rules of Kurash or do not have permission to participate in competitions.

e. warn or suspend the coach of any team for violations of the rules of Kurash or inappropriate behavior during the competition.

Note: The Sports Director has no right to cancel or amend the Kurash rules.

5. Referee Director

1. Allocates judges to gils.

2. Appoint referees for each bout and control their actions.

3. Prior to the start of the competition, holds a meeting of the referee commission.

4. Holds a meeting of the referee commission, if necessary.

5. Evaluates the readiness of the judges for the competition and the course of the competition.

6. Dismisses a referee from refereeing for violations of the refereeing rules, informing the refereeing commission about this.

6. Chief Secretary and Secretaries

1. The Chief Secretary checks the documents of the wrestlers while the participants (participants) of the competition pass the credentials committee.

2. The chief secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting of the sports and referee commissions, fights and other documents.

3. Secretaries keep minutes of their gilam.

4. The secretaries record the results and comments of the bouts in the minutes.

5. The Chief Secretary is obliged, together with the Sports Director, to complete and sign the protocol-report of the competition.

7. Arbiter

1. Before the start of the bout, he checks the state of the wrestler who has entered the gilam, the conformity of the Kurash form with the rules, if there is a discrepancy, he must demand a change of form (within a set time).

2. Controls the course of the fight and the exact observance of the rules of Kurash.

3. Takes into account the scores of side judges.

4. At each assessment of the technique used by the wrestler, he must stop the fight (with the command “TOKHTA”), give an assessment within 2-3 seconds and start it with the command “KURASH”.

5. When announcing warnings for violation of the rules, the Arbiter must also stop (by the “TOKHTA” command) the fight, announce warnings within 8-10 seconds (at the same time, the wrestlers must be in their places, putting the equipment in order) and start it with the team "KURASH".

6. As soon as the timekeeper indicates the end of the time of the bout, the Referee must stop the bout with the command “VACT” and the appropriate gesture.

8. Side judges

1. Side judges must help the Arbiter, evaluate all the actions of the wrestlers.

2. The evaluation of wrestlers' actions on the mat is evaluated by three judges, based on the majority principle. If the opinions of the three judges are different, they decide by consulting among themselves.

3. The side judges are located on opposite sides of the gilam, if it is not possible, the side judges can follow the progress of the fight while standing.

4. If a participant (participant) needs to leave the gilam for a short time, he/she must be accompanied by one of the side judges.

9. Judge - timekeeper

1. The judge timekeeper monitors the time of the bout and the time of the wrestlers' entry to the gilam.

2. Monitors and counts every minute of contraction time. If during the bout the wrestler resorts to medical assistance or the bout is stopped for other reasons, he calculates the time of the stop and immediately informs the Director of Refereeing about it.

10. Referee on the scoreboard

1. Shows on the scoreboard all scores and warnings announced by the Referee.

2. If he does not have time to see or hear the result announced by the Arbiter, check it with the secretary of the gilam.

3. Scores on the scoreboard must remain until a winner is announced.

11. Judge informant

1. Announces the daily routine, weight categories, wrestlers and the next pair of wrestlers. Gives information about each wrestler entering the gilam. It also gives information to viewers about gilam judges.

2. The result of the fight, announced by the judges as an informer, is final and not subject to discussion.

3. All information related to the competition is given only with the permission of the Athletic Director or his deputy.

12. Commandant of the competition

1. Responsible for the readiness of the sports hall, stadium or field where the competition will take place, the gilam where the fight will take place, the table and chairs for the referees and other accessories.

2. Also responsible for the order of the competition.

3. The commandant of the competition conducts his activities on the instructions of the Sports Director.

13. Doctor of the competition

1. Before the start of the competition, checks the wrestler's medical certificate, signature and seal, if there are defects, does not allow the wrestler to go to the bout.

2. Checks the wrestlers during the weigh-in.

3. Controls the cleanliness of the venue of the competition and the gilam of the fight, as well as the equipment of the wrestlers.

4. Heals injuries received during the competition.

14. Situations not covered by Kurash rules

1. Situations not covered by the rules of Kurash are resolved by a joint decision of the sports and referee commissions.

15. Referee uniform

1. Referee uniform - black suit and trousers, black socks, white shirt and black tie.

16. Form Kurash

1. Competitors must be dressed in blue or green yachtak, white pants, red belt. Moreover, the first called participant comes out in a blue robe, and the second in green. Numbers of colors used: bright blue - 5-z m; bright green - 4-kh.

2. The form of Kurash must be made of cotton fabric, be in good condition, the material must not be too hard and dense.

3. The following markings are allowed: * state emblem (on the left side of the chest, maximum size 10x10cm); * trade mark of the manufacturer (3x3cm at the front bottom of the jacket); * marking on the shoulder (no more than 25cm, width up to 5cm); * patches (25x25 cm, allowed on the back, you can put the name of the athlete)

4. The length of the yacht is 10-15 cm above the knees. The length of the ends of the belt after two full turns around the belt and binding should be at least 20 cm, the sleeves of the yacht, the ends of the sleeve should be a maximum of 20-25 cm below the elbow, between the arm and the sleeve should be 5 cm, the pants should not be lower than the ankle joint, between the trouser leg and the leg should be 10-15 cm, the belt should be red 4-5 cm wide.

5. Competitors must wear a sturdy long T-shirt or white short-sleeved leotard under the yachtak, which is tucked into trousers.

6. If a competitor does not meet the requirement, then the Arbiter shall require the competitor to replace him. The contestant must, raising his arms, stretch them out in front of him and thereby convince the Arbiter that the length and width of the sleeves of the yacht are in accordance with the established rules.

7. Wrestlers of both sexes wrestle barefoot.

18. Gilam competition

1. Gilam Kurash must be maximum 10x10m, 12x12m and 14x14m.

2. The gilam of the competition is divided into two zones. The strip separating these zones and called the "danger line" is always red and 1 m wide.

3. The area of ​​the scrum inside the lane, including it, is called the "safe zone", the minimum dimensions of which are 8 x 8 m and the maximum 10 x 10 m.

4. The area behind the red line is called the "danger zone", which is 3 m wide.

5. A white stripe 1 m wide and 2 m long on both sides serves as a designation of the place where the bout begins and ends. These strips are applied in the working area at a distance of no more than 5 m from each other.

6. Gilam should be on an elastic floor or on a special. platform. There must be a free zone of at least 1 m around the wrestling area.

Gilam for Kurash can be of the following sizes: 200 x 100 x 4 cm or 5 cm 150 x 100 x 4 cm or 5 cm 100 x 100 x 4 cm or 5 cm

Fabrication: Leaf bottom open, red/light green/white/blue/green; foam rubber of secondary foaming is sheathed with a special awning.

12 x 12 m 14 x 14 m 16 x 16 m

17. Hygiene of kurash wrestlers

The participant's costume (yacht and pants) must be clean, dry, without an unpleasant smell. Fingernails and toenails should be cut short. Long hair must be tied up so that it does not cause inconvenience to the opponent. Any participant who does not follow the rules of hygiene loses the right to participate in the competition.

19. Equipment

1. Each gilam must have:

* table and three chairs; * two light chairs; * stopwatch (chess clock); * microphone; * scoreboard (showing the net time of the bout) with a sound signal to indicate the end of the bout;

2. Two light chairs should be located behind the danger zone in opposite corners, without blocking the field of view of the information board.

3. The scoreboard must be located outside the gilam zone so that it (them) can be easily seen by the judges, members of the refereeing commission, spectators (there must always be a mechanical scoreboard in reserve for control). The score board must comply with the requirements set by the International Kurash Association.

4. In the case of using an electronic watch, a mechanical watch is used for control.

5. A gong or sound device must be used to notify the referee of the end of the bout.

6. Spectators (press, television, etc.) must be no closer than 3 m from the gilam of the competition.

7. Hand stopwatches (chess clocks) and scoreboards must be used simultaneously with electronic equipment in case of electronic failure.

20. Beginning and end of the fight

1. Before the start of each bout, three referees (Arbiter, two side judges) stand together at the edge of the gilam, pressing their right hand to their left chest, bow before taking their places. When leaving the gilam, the judges again gather on the edge and bow again, pressing their right hand to their left chest.

2. Participants (participants), also, pressing their right hand to their left chest, must bow before entering the working area. After the bow, in front of the working area, the participants (participants) should move forward to a specially marked place, then, pressing their right hand to their left chest, bow to each other.

3. After the referee announces the result of the fight, the participants (participants) also, pressing their right hand to their left chest, bow to each other.

4. The referee and side judges must take their starting position before the fight before the participants (participants) go to the gilam.

5. All bows are performed by bending forward at the waist. If the participants (participants) do not perform the bow, then the referee must require it to be performed.

6. Exercising control of the site before the fight, the gilam judges must pay attention that the gilam surface is even, clean, without gaps between the mats, so that the chairs of the side judges are in their places, and that the participants (participants) meet the requirements established by the rules. The arbiter shall be in the center of the gilam in the starting position facing the table where the time is recorded.

7. The arbitrator, giving the command "TOKHTA", must see the participants (participants).

21. Managers, coaches and team representative

1. Only the head, coach or representative of the team has the right to directly address the Director of Refereeing and his deputies.

2. The head of the team is responsible for the equipment of the wrestlers and their timely entry to the gilam, as well as for the general order.

3. Team leaders also participate in the draw along with the Sports Director.

4. During the bout, the team leaders must be in the designated place for them..

5. If team leaders or coaches hold a refereeing license, they are also eligible to referee the competition.

6. Managers who do not comply with the above requirements are dismissed from their positions, and this is reported to the relevant authorities.

7. The coach of the team during the bout may be in the allotted place or around the gilam at a distance of no closer than 2 m.

8. The coach of the team may approach his wrestler if the wrestler is injured and receives proper medical attention from the doctor, but he is prohibited from disobeying the instructions of the side judges or the Referee.

9. If the team coach does not comply with the above rules, the Referee may require the Deputy Refereeing Director to give the coach a DAKKI warning, if this is repeated, the Deputy Refereeing Director will issue a GIRROM warning and may remove the wrestler from the bout.

22. Weighing procedure

1. Participants (participants) of the same weight category are weighed on the same day, on the same scales, at least two hours before the start of the competition.

2. Weighing should last no more than one hour. If the number of competitors is too large and one weight alone is not enough, with the approval of the Athletic Director, an additional two or three weights are allowed, but athletes in the same weight category must use the same weights.

3. When weighing wrestlers must have an identity card.

4. A wrestler who has not passed the weigh-in is not allowed to compete.

5. During the weigh-in, the wrestlers must wear shorts or swimming trunks only.

6. When determining the weight of the wrestlers, there must be a commission consisting of the Sports Director, his deputies, secretary, medical. worker.

After the weigh-in, the names of the wrestlers are recorded in the weigh-in protocol.

23. Age and weight categories of Kurash players

1. Male competitors are divided into the following weight categories:

1. children (4-7 years old) - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, +19 kg

2. children (8-11 years old) - 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 33, +33 kg

3. children (12-13 years old) - 33, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg

4. teenagers (14-15 years old) - 38, 42, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65, 71, 77, 83, +83 kg

5. boys (16-17 years old) - 42, 46, 50, 55, 60, 65, 71, 77, 83, 90, +90 kg

6. Adults (18-35 years old) - 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, +100 kg

7. Veterans (36-45, 46-55, 56-60, 61-65 and older) - 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, +95 kg

2. Age and weight categories for girls and women:

1. girls (4-7 years old) - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, +17 kg

2. girls (8-11 years old) - 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 27, +27 kg

3. girls (12-13 years old) - 30, 33, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, +57 kg

4. girls (14-15 years old) - 33, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, +63 kg

5. girls (16-17 years old) - 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, +70 kg

6. women (over 18 years old) - 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, 87, +87 kg

3. Regardless of the weight category, youth and adults may (with the permission of the Athletic Director) participate in the open weight category. All competitors must be medically cleared to compete, otherwise the Sports Director is responsible.

24. Duration of the contraction

1. Men from 4 to 11 years old - 2 minutes of pure time

from 11 to 16 years old - 3 minutes

from 16 to 35 years old - 4 minutes

35 to 56 years old - 3 minutes 56 years and older - 2 minutes

2. Women from 4 to 16 years old - 2 minutes

from 16 to 35 years old - 3 minutes

35 years and older - 2 minutes

25. Requirements for Kurashists

1. Participants (participants) of the competition are required to:

a. identity card, the above equipment, a document confirming the rank of the wrestler;

b. application from the team, permission of the doctor with a seal; All of the above documents are reviewed before the competition by the credentials committee, and approved by the chief physician and members of the committee. Team leaders are responsible for complying with the above conditions and requirements.

2. With the permission of the Athletic Director, youths (16-17 years old) may also compete in senior competitions.

3. Wrestlers competing in one weight category are not allowed to compete in another weight category, but they may wrestle in the open weight category with the permission of the Athletic Director.

26. Obligations of participants

Participants (participants) of the competition must comply with the following requirements:

1. greet each other with a bow before and at the end of the fight.

2. implicitly obey the rules of Kurash, the rules of the competition.

3. obey the referee's instructions.

4. behave correctly during the competition.

5. when a wrestler is called by the judges, quickly approach the designated place.

27. General rules of kurash

1. In Kurash, wrestling is done in a standing stance and according to accepted rules. Throws made in the standing position are evaluated by the judges.

2. In case of equal scores, the victory is awarded according to the last score.

3. In the case when a participant (participant) has an assessment and a punishment, the assessment has an advantage.

4. If the opponents have the same penalties, the victory is awarded to the one who was first warned.

5. Competitions are held according to the Olympic system without repechage bouts.

6. In Kurash, a hold is evaluated that started inside the safe zone of the gilam and ended outside the dangerous line of the gilam.

7. In the field of anti-doping, the IKA adheres to the norms and recommendations of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency). The IKA strictly prohibits the use of any stimulant substance that artificially enhances an athlete's physical performance and is declared illegal by WADA.

8. Competitors in official IKA competitions must not resist doping control.

9. Decisions to penalize doping based on the international anti-doping regulations are made by the IKA Executive Committee.

28. Commands and gestures used during bouts

29. Results of the fight

30. Prohibited Activities

1. Grabbing an opponent's pants.

2. The use of techniques that can lead to life-threatening injuries to wrestlers.

3. The use of painful, suffocating techniques.

31. Scores on the scoreboard 33. Protocol of the Kurash competition

As shown above, scores and warnings of opponents on the scoreboard must be in two colors. Between the two colored bands in the middle, there must be a white band to indicate the name of the marks and warnings.

32. Order of the competition

1. Competitions are held according to the Olympic system. With the permission of the IKA, the regulation may be amended.

2. All wrestlers, taking into account the strongest, are divided into two groups: A and B

3. The serial number of the wrestler is determined by a draw and is kept until the end of the competition.

4. Wrestlers with even serial numbers form group A, with odd serial numbers group B

5. The winners of the bouts advance to the next round of the competition.

6. The winners of groups A and B form the final pair and fight for 1st and 2nd places, the wrestlers who lose to the finalists take 3rd place

7. The competition of one weight category is held on the same day.


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