TEAM SCORING IN DUAL-MEET COMPETITION

Team Scoring in Dual-Meet Competition based upon the results of each individual match score:

  • For each match won by default, disqualification, fall or forfeit 6 pts shall be added to the team’s total.
  • For a technical fall (15 pts. or more), 5 pts shall be added to the team’s total.
  • For a major decision (8-14 pts.), 4 pts be added to the team’s total.
  • For a regular decision (fewer than 8 pts.), 3 pts be added to the team’s total.
  • A double forfeit is considered as no pts for either team.
  • A team forfeit shall be scored 1 to 0.
    • if the offended team is ahead, the score stands.
  • If teams have identical scores, the following team tie-breaking system shall be used to determine the winner:
  1. (a.) The team whose opposing wrestlers or team personnel have been penalized the greatest number of team points for flagrant misconduct or sportsmanlike conduct shall be declared the winner.
  2. (b.) The team whose opposing head coach has been penalized the greatest number of team points for coach misconduct shall be declared the winner.
  3. (c.) The team whose opposing wrestlers were penalized the greatest number of match points for sportsmanlike conduct during a match shall be declared the winner.
  4. (d.) The team having won the greatest number of matches (including forfeits) shall be declared the winner.
  5. (e.) The team having accumulated the greater total number of falls, defaults, forfeits, and disqualifications shall be declared the winner.
  6. (f.) The team having accumulated the greater number of technical falls shall be declared the winner.
  7. (g.) The team having accumulated the greater number of major decisions shall be declared the winner.
  8. (h.) The team having the greater number of (total match points) of first-point(s) scored shall be declared the winner.
  9. (i.) The team having the greater number of points for near-falls shall be declared the winner.
  10. (j.) The team having the greater number of points for takedowns shall be declared the winner.
  11. (k.) The team having the greater number of points for reversals shall be declared the winner.
  12. (l.) The team having the greater number of points for escapes shall be declared the winner.
  13. (m.) The team whose opponent has been penalized the greater number of points for stalling shall be declared the winner.
  14. (n.) The team whose opponent has been warned more often for stalling shall be declared the winner.
  15. (o.) The team whose opponent has the greater number of penalties for all other infractions (i.e. false starts) shall be declared the winner.
  16. (p.) If none of the above resolves the tie, a flip of a disc will determine the winner.

Upon determining the winning team by use of the tiebreaking system, a single team point shall be added to the prevailing team. The method of recording the score in breaking team ties shall be the score followed by the letter of the criterion that broke the tie (e.g. Team A-16: Team B-17, criterion e).

 

 

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