The referee shall issue a single warning for the following infractions:
holding or grabbing the fence;
holding opponent's shorts or gloves; or
the presence of more than one second on the fighting area perimeter.
After the initial warning, if the prohibited conduct persists, a penalty will be issued by the referee. The penalty shall result in a deduction of points or disqualification, with a one point deduction after the third warning. A deduction of two points in the same round will result in a disqualification.
MS s 341.25
34 SR 317
September 10, 2009