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The basic shiai competition rules are dated 2011-2012.   These rules are modified by instructions issued by the IJF.

Aspiring referees and coaches are advised to attend State Refereeing Rules seminars and pre-competition briefings.   IJF instructional videos are a available at:

In Victoria children under 9 years old use modified rules with additional safeguards and educational aspects.   The age of a contestant is their age on December 31 in the year of the competition.

Competitions are conducted in accordance with the Victorian Sporting code


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National Events are held in accordance with the National Sporting code, which is available from the JFA website under  ’RESOURCES