Rules of Circle Style Kabaddi

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The game of Circle Style Kabaddi will be governed and played under the following rules of AKFI 01) Ground

Ground will be level and soft.

02) Play Field Measurements

Men and Junior

Boys: The play field will have a radius of 22 Meters divided into two equal halves by a mid line (as shown in the diagram).

MEN Open Weight & Age no restrictions

JUNIOR BOYSAge 20 years & below (last day of the year) and below 70 Kg weight Women,
Junior Girls,
Sub-Junior Boys
and Girls The play field will have a radius of 16 Meters divided into two equal halves by a mid line (as shown in the diagram).

WOMENOpen Weight & Age no restrictions
JUNIOR GIRLSAge 20 years & below (last day of the year) and below 70 Kg weight SUB-JUNIOR
BOYSAge 16 years & below (last day of the year) and below 60 Kg weight SUB-JUNIOR
GIRLSAge 16 years & below (last day of the year) and below 60 Kg of weight

The State Association should furnish original date of birth certificate from the institution. The date of birth and the photograph of participating player should be attested and verified by the Head Master/Principal. The Original Date of Birth Certificate will only be accepted in the Championship.

Random test on players from participating teams will be conducted by the AKFI, from the concerned Institutions. If any Association is found guilty, the concerned State Association Team will be de barred for a period of 3 years from the same year. Achieved position will also be effected and Association has to return the Medals and Certificates to the Federation

03) Boundary

The circle demarcating the radius of 22 meters in case of Men & Junior Boys and 16 meters in case of Women, Junior Girls, Sub-junior boys & girls will be the Boundary of the play field. The Boundary will be marked minimum 3 cm to maximum 5 cm thickness and will be part of the play field.

• Width of all the lines will be minimum 3 Cm to maximum 5 Cm. • It is necessary to have minimum 3 Meters clear space out side the boundaries. • There will be no Bonus line and Lobbies in Circle Style Kabaddi.

04) Mid Line:
The line that divides the play field into two halves is known as the mid-line

05) Court:
Each half of the play field divided by the mid line is known as the Court.

06) Pala
Pala is considered to be a gate in the center of the play field. The Pala is demarcated by lines drawn/ marked from the center point of the midline 3 meters on each side. The total length of the Pala will be of 6 meters. The raider will reach his home court safely only through the Pala/gate. The Pala posts will be mounds of either Lime powder or of some soft material of 15 cm diameter and 20 cm height.

07) Essential limit (Baulk Line):
A line drawn from the Pala post with a radius of 6 metres on each side of the midline forming a D on each side (12mtsX6mts) is the essential limit or the Baulk line. Both the D's will be joined with straight lines on either side of the mid line to form a rectangle as shown in the diagram

08) Cant
The repeated, without break at a stretch and clear aloud sounding of the approved word ‘KABADDI’ within the course of one respiration will be called 'Cant'. The duration of this cant is maximum 30 seconds.

09) Raider
One who enters the court of the opponent with the cant is known as a 'RAIDER'. The raider must begin his cant before he touches the opponent's court.

10) Anti or Anti Raider
Every player in whose court the raid is being made will be called Anti or Anti raider.

11) Loosing the cant
To stop the repeated and clear aloud sounding of the word 'KABADDI' or take in a breath during cant by the raider is known as loosing the cant. A cant must be continued within one and the same respiration...
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