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2202.1200 TYPES OF CONTEST RESULTS.

The following are the types of contest results:

A.

Submission by:

(1)

tap out is when a combatant physically uses the hand to indicate that the combatant no longer wishes to continue; or

(2)

verbal tap out is when a combatant verbally announces to the referee that the combatant does not wish to continue.

B.

Technical knockout when:

(1)

referee stops contest;

(2)

ringside physician stops contest; or

(3)

an injury as a result of a legal maneuver is severe enough to terminate a contest.

C.

Knockout by failure to rise from the canvas.

D.

Decision via scorecards:

(1)

unanimous is when all three judges score the contest for the same combatant;

(2)

split decision is when two judges score the contest for one combatant and one judge scores for the opponent; or

(3)

majority decision is when two judges score the contest for the same combatant and one judge scores a draw.

E.

Draws:

(1)

unanimous is when all three judges score the contest a draw;

(2)

majority is when two judges score the contest a draw; or

(3)

split is when all three judges score differently and the score total results in a draw.

F.

Disqualification is when an injury sustained during competition as a result of an intentional foul is severe enough to terminate the contest.

G.

Forfeit is when a combatant fails to begin competition or prematurely ends the contest for reasons other than injury or a tap out.

H.

Technical draw is when an injury sustained during competition as a result of an intentional foul causes the injured combatant to be unable to continue and the injured combatant is even or behind on the scorecards at the time of stoppage.

I.

Technical decision is when the contest is prematurely stopped due to injury and a combatant is leading on the scorecards.

J.

No contest is when a contest is prematurely stopped due to injury sustained as a result of an accidental foul and a sufficient number of rounds have not been completed to render a decision via the scorecards.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 341.25

History:

34 SR 317

Published Electronically:

September 10, 2009

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