World Thai Martial Arts Festival

1.The Tatani.
2. Dress.
3. Weight Classifications.
4. Number of Rounds.
5. Medical Examiantion & Weigh - in.
6. Drows & Byes with Diagrams.
7. Fighting Technique.
8. Awarding of Scoring Points.
9. Fouls.
10.Fouls that don't score.
11.Score Result if Equal.
13.Protest Procedure.


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The Tatami / Floor area shall conform to the following specification:

1.1 Size. The Tatami inner area size shall be 8.00 metres x 8.00 metres (26 feet x 26 feet) and be Red in colour, with a larger area called the safety zone which shall be 12.00 metres x 12.00 metres (39 feet x 39 feet) which will be Blue in colour, for the Tatami areas to comply with world & NOC /OCA rules, measured from the inner Side of the area.

The Tatami / Floor area shall conform to the following specification:

For Tnternational competitions, the Tatami area will be the same as above.

1.2 Tatami floor and corners. The Tatami floor shall be soundly constructed with no obstructions.

1.3 The Tatami floor padding. The Tatami floor shall be rubber or other flexible matted materials not less than 1.30 centlmetres (1/2 inch) and not more than 1.90 centimetres (3/4 inch) thick.

The Tatami must be equipped as follows:

1.4 Three seats at corners for each athlete and his seconds to wait for the contest.
1.5 Two jugs of water, two water buckets together with two plastic cups or tumblers.
1.6 Round stools for boxers to rest on between rounds.
1.7 Tables and chairs for the ofhc1als-in-charge
1.8 A bel1.
1.9 The Organising committee score forms/sheets.
1.10 Two stopwatches.
1.11 A microphone, amplifier and 1oudspeaker equipment.
1.12 A first aid kit.
1.13 A stretcher for the injured.
1.14 Two pairs of hand mitts, manufactured by the same factory, as specified in Rulr 2.2
1.15 A score board to indicate the score.

RULE 2 : DRESS Athletes entering competitions shall be dressed in accordance with the foylowing:

2.1 Traditional Uniform, the colour based on the comer (Red or Blue), including sacred headband (Mongkon) whilst paying homage to teacher and completed Wai Kru, a sacred cloth (Pa Pradjeat) may be tied to either one or both upper arms. Other amulets or charms may be permitted to be tied around the wais, but must be totally covered to avooid causing any damage during the contest.

2.2 Traditional hand mitts, or traditional ropes or bandages will be determined by the orgamsing competition committee.

2.3 Elasticised shin & Elbow Guards must used red or blue according to his corner as provided for them by the organising committee and the Executive committee or organising committee must approve the protection

2.4 Mouth protection must be worn by all athletes.

2.5 Athletes must wear a groin guard protection made of metall for male & female.

2.6 Athletes shall be bare-foot and toenails shall be cut short.

RULE 4: WEIGHT CLASSIFICATIONS Weight Classifications Metric Measurement

Over kg's Not Exceeding kg's
Pin Weight 42kg 45kg
Light Weight 45kg 48kg
Flyweight 48kg 51kg
Bantamweight 51kg 54kg
Feathweight 54kg 57kg
Lightweight 57kg 60kg
Light Welterweight 60kg 63.5kg
Welterweight 63.5kg 67kg
LightMeddleweight 67kg 71kg
Meddleweight 71kg 75kg
LightHeavyweight 75kg 81kg
Cruiseweight 81kg 86kg
Heavyweight 86kg 91kg
Super Heavyweight 91+


The contest shall consist of 2 rounds of 2 minutes each; the intervals between rounds must be one full minute.

Stoppage time needed for cautions, warning, oradjusting dress or equipment or other reasons will not be included in the said two minutes.

In the case of the scorecards being drawn a third (3rd) round will take place of 2 minutes .