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15 JUN 18. Question of the Day.

Red is pinning Blue. The Referee rises and signals a fall towards the Judge.  The Judge confirms the fall and the Referee slaps the mat ending the bout.  Can Blue protest the bout?

15 JUN 18. Question of the Day. Answer

ANSWER:  Articles 21, 43 & 54.  Yes, Flagrant violation of the rules. The Chairman MUST confirm all Falls, Cautions and Passivities.

15 JUN 18. Question of the Day. Responses

Richard Chamberlain yes, as the chairman did not confirm the fall.

Joel Sturtevant · Yes Blue can protest - A fall must be confirmed by the Mat chairman to be deemed confirmed, the judge can call for a fall, just as the referee can, but the mat chairman must confirm all falls.


14 JUN 18. Question of the Day.

You are the CHAIRMAN.  Red has a legal arm-bar on Blue.  Red has turned Blue two times into danger. As the third turn begins, the arm bar becomes illegal, however, Red successfully completes the turn.  What is your call?

14 JUN 18. Question of the Day. Answer

ANSWER:  Article 53. R2, R2, No points. Restart Standing.