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Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Rules Changes
NFHS Wrestling Rules Each state high school association adopting these NFHS wrestling rules is the sole and exclusive source of binding rules interpretations for contests involving its member schools. Any person having questions about the interpretation of NFHS wrestling rules should contact the wrestling rules interpreter designated by his or her state high school association. The NFHS is the sole and exclusive source of model interpretations of NFHS wrestling rules. State rules interpreters may contact the NFHS for model wrestling rules interpretations. No other model wrestling rules interpretations should be considered.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Editorial Changes
NFHS Wrestling Editorial Changes Deleted the word “individual” before “wrestler.” Deleted the words “allow an otherwise illegal piece of equipment “ and added the word “heighten” before “risk.” 1-2-2; 1-3-4c Added the word “sequential” before “order.” Moved Article over from Match. Diagrams Added more specific dimensions on each mat area diagram. Further clarified the rules language on scales for weighing in contestants. Deleted the words “(male and female)” after “contestants.”
NFHS Wrestling Editorial Changes 5-5-1, 2; Added the words “at the scorer’s table” to further clarify where a coach and referee conference is to take place at. a(5) (NEW) Added “head” as another usual point of support down on the mat. Further clarified the rules language on the random draw. ; Clarified that penalty points for unnecessary roughness shall be awarded in addition to points earned. Further clarified the responsibility of the home team administration when removing a spectator when directed by the referee. Standardized the rules language from “handicapped” to “impairment.”
NFHS Wrestling Editorial Changes 8-1-2c Clarified the position/location of the offensive wrestler when warning or penalizing the offensive wrestler for stalling or a technical violation when the defensive wrestler is on their feet. Added the words “flagrant misconduct” to better illustrate the penalty to impose on a wrestler. 9-2-2a, b, o Clarified the rules language on breaking ties in dual-meet competition. Photos 18, 36, 49, 83, 91 Revised the text under the photos.
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Points of Emphasis
NFHS Wrestling Points of Emphasis 1.Communicable Diseases 2.Skin Checks and Weigh-ins in Multiple-day Competitions 3.End-of-Match Procedure 4.Assistant Referee Responsibilities
Representation Rule 1-4 Rule 1-4-3: No wrestler shall represent the school in more than one weight class in any meet or wrestle in more than five matches (championship or consolation), excluding forfeits in any one day of competition. Rule 1-4-4: No contestant shall wrestle in two consecutive matches with less than a 45-minute rest between them. The conclusion time of each match shall be recorded. Rule 1-4-5: A contestant shall not accept a forfeit in one weight class and compete in another class.
Team Benches Rule 2-2 *Rule 2-2-1: 10 feet *Rule 2-2-1: For dual meets, all team personnel, including coaches, other than actual participating contestants shall be restricted to an area which is at least 10 feet from the edge of the mat and the scorer’s table, where facilities permit. *Rule 2-2-2:two 10 feet *Rule 2-2-2: During tournament competition, a maximum of two team personnel (coaches and/or non-participating contestants) will be permitted on chairs at the edge of the mat. It is permissible to allow coaches on the corner of the mat in a restricted zone. In tournaments where coaches are permitted on the corner of the mat, the restricted zone shall be defined by either a contrasting line marked on the mat with paint or tape or a contrasting colored surface under the chairs. The restricted zone shall be no closer than 5 feet to the edge of the circle. Coaches shall be seated at least 10 feet from the scorer’s table, where facilities permit.
Conduct of Coaches, Team Personnel and Others *Rule 7-5-2: *Rule 7-5-2: Coaches and other team personnel are restricted to the bench/chairs while the clock is running and during normal out of bounds and resumption of wrestling. The coach may move towards the mat only during a charged time-out or at the end of the match. (See Rule 2-2) *Rule 7-5-3: *Rule 7-5-3: Unsportsmanlike conduct – is called on coaches or other team personnel who violate the bench decorum rule. (See Rule 7-5-2)
Take Part. Get Set For Life.™ National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Information
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