2013

TECHNICAL HANDBOOK
[The 2013 MILO Little Olympics Technical Rules.]

2013 MILO® LITTLE OLYMPICS TECHNICAL HANDBOOK

TABLE OF CONTENTS ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 03 ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 05 ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 07 ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 10 ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 16 ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 17

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Athletics

II. Badminton III. Basketball IV. Chess V. Football VI. Gymnastics

VII. Tennis ……….………………......………………………………………………….….page 27 VIII. Sipa / Sepak Takraw IX. Scrabble X. Swimming ………..…....……………………………………………….page 28

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XI. Table Tennis ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 34 XII. Tae Kwon Do ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 35 XIII. Volleyball ……….………………......…………………………………………….page 39

XIV. Final Reminders ……..……….………………......………………………………….page 41

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I. ATHLETICS The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Athletics for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program. The event will be conducted at the _______________________ on ____________________. 1. EVENTS 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. 1.6. 1.7. 1.8. 1.9. 1.10. 1.11. 1.12. 1.13. 1.14. 1.15. 1.16. 1.17. 1.18. 1.19. Note: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 100m 200m 400m 800m 1,500m 3,000m 3,000m SC 5,000m 100m hurdles 110m hurdles 400m hurdles 4 x 100m relay 4 x 400m relay Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Girls Secondary Boys Secondary Boys Secondary Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys Elementary/Secondary Boys/Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary

Running Long Jump Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Triple Jump Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary High Jump Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Shot Put Discus Throw Javelin Throw Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary Boys and Girls Elementary/Secondary

All events are FINAL. Winners will be determined by best time. The schedules are guides only. High Jump will be held one after the other. Other field events will be held as soon as another field event is finished. Three (3) attempts in the field events.

2. SCORING SYSTEM: Refer to General Rules 3. ENTRIES 3.1. A player may compete in three (3) individual events and two (2) relays. 3.2. A team may enter two (2) players in each individual event and one (1) relay team. 4. COMPETITION RULES: IAAF Rules will govern competitions unless ground rules are adopted. 4.1. Overlapped Rule will be applied in 3000m Run, and 5000m Run.

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4.2. No change of entries except in Relays will be entertained after the deadline for submission of entries. 4.3. Team Championships will be determined by point system. 4.4. Protest can only be filed within thirty (30) minutes after the announcement of the event’s final results.

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3. the coach shall submit the composition of his/her team to the match control official. In case a team/s fails to submit its fielding form on time. No substitution shall be allowed under any circumstances after the tie has commenced. 5 . 1. TEAM COMPOSITION. BADMINTON The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Badminton for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary & High School Division as a regular sport in the program. The order of play shall be as follows: Singles-Doubles-Singles (SDS) for team events. 5. the Technical Expert will use the team’s strategy in the previous round. Fifteen (15) minutes before the commencement of play of each tie. best of three (3) games. decisions shall rest with the Technical Committee/Technical Expert.II. SCORING At the Regional level. Each tie shall consist of two (2) singles and one (1) doubles. a modified scoring system during the elimination and quarter finals 1 to 30 rally points will be played in all matches. The event will be conducted at the ____________________ on ______________. in matters not provided for in the rules of the competition. RULES The competition shall be held in accordance with the current Laws and Regulations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). For the National Competition a Single Round Robin System will be implemented. ORGANIZATION The Technical Committee/Technical Expert shall be responsible for the technical organization of the tournament. 2. Players will change ends at 16 points. Semi-finals and finals will adopt the regular scoring system (1 – 21 rally points). In case a team wins two (2) matches and the tie already decided. However. FIELDING OF PLAYERS AND EVENTS A team/school may have a minimum of four (4) and a maximum of five (5) players. 4. the remaining match will not be played. The decision of the committee in all matters regarding the tournament shall be final. TOURNAMENT FORMAT Team Tie Competition (Elementary/Secondary) B/G The competition shall be run on a Single Elimination or Knock-Out System for both elementary and secondary levels during the regional competition. Only the coach is allowed to approach the Match Control Referee with regards to questions and inquiries. Mandatory fielding of four (4) players per tie are required.

ELIGIBILITY MILO® LITTLE OLYMPICS Eligibility Rules shall apply. 8. best of three (3) games. (1 – 21 rally point system). WALK-OVERS A fifteen (15) minute grace period on the scheduled tie shall be given. 7. OTHERS Seeding and draw lots will be discussed during the Solidarity Meeting 6 . 9. regular scoring system shall be implemented. 10. In case the ongoing team tie’s/matches will be impossible to continue. such team’s tie’s/matches shall be continued on a later time/date from the point it was disrupted. UNFORSEEN EVENT The decision of the Referee on any disputes during the competition shall be final. COMPETITION UNIFORM Participants must wear their team/school colors or must be in a prescribed Badminton Uniform.During the National Finals. otherwise the absent team/player shall be declared the loser via walk-over. 6.

4. Normal substitution procedures shall apply in all periods. A team shall be headed by a responsible Coach. TEAM COMPOSITION 1. The game shall consist of 4 periods of 8 minutes and 5 minutes for every extra period. 3.1. FAILURE of the Coach to field a player in the 1st Half shall be penalized with a Technical Foul (2 FT+ BP) charged to the Coach.1.2.1.1. while a CHAPERON may be allowed (when the coach is of opposite gender with the players). For both: 3.1.1. Only the Coach shall be allowed to stay within the team bench area during official games This area shall be identified by the Tournament Manager.1. It is the responsibility of the coach to maintain the number of team members at their own bench.1. The game shall be played in four quarters of ten (10) minutes each.3. COACH 2.1. 3. is one (1) minute while interval between halves is five (5) minutes. A team shall be composed of not more than 12 officially registered team members and an official COACH. BASKETBALL SPECIAL GUIDELINES AND GROUND RULES The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Rules – valid as of 1st October ’12 shall govern the Basketball competitions except for the amendments introduced and approved in this Special Guidelines and Ground Rules for the Elementary level. 1.2. The intervals between periods. (Except when certain rule does not apply). FORFETING TIME: Teams who fail to field five (5) eligible players after 5 minutes of their scheduled game time will forfeit the game in favor of their opponents. PLAYERS’ PLAYING REGULATIONS 4. A player may enter in a game as a substitute as many times as possible within that period and considered as having played only in that period/quarter.1.1. 2.4.1. 4. TIMING REGULATIONS 3. All players shall play at least one (1) period BUT not more than three (3) periods and MUST be rested for one (1) period. Only the officially registered players and officials reflected in the Athlete’s Gallery are allowed to sit on the team bench.2.4. 7 . 2. 3. For SECONDARY: 3.III. 3. 4. For ELEMENTARY Only: 4. All players (healthy and warm bodies present at the team bench) of the team shall be fielded before the end of the 2nd period or within the 1st Half.1. If a Coach fielded a player for more than three (3) periods.2. the offending player shall be substituted and the coach shall be penalized with a Technical Foul (2 FT+BP). For ELEMENTARY: 3. 4. A team cannot play without the officially designated coach.3.3.

1. In case a team has an incomplete line-up during the scheduled game: 4.1. Players sent out of the game by the referees shall be suspended from their team’s next schuduled game and the suspension may be upgraded depending on the severity of his/their actions which shall be determined by the technical committee.2. . Teams shall keep and leave their bench areas clean and orderly.7. .3.4.1. and one (1) timeout for every extra period.1. EXEMPTIONS: IN CASE OF INJURY/DISQUALIFICATION: 4.(in the 1st/2nd Period) – an injured player may be substituted by any player.1. GAMES DISRUPTION: 8 . The 1st period shall always start with 5 players while the other periods may be played with the remaining members of the team. Non-compliance shall be dealt with a Warning for the first offense.The “injured player” upon recovery may re-enter in the same period or may play in any period following Sec.7. Such act shall be dealt with a warning or a Technical Foul.1 The official FIBA Rules shall apply. One (1) time-out for every period shall be granted to each team for the first three (3) periods and two (2) time-outs shall be granted in the fourth (4th) period. who is penalized with a Disqualifying Foul and ejected because of FLAGRANTLY UNSPORTSMANLIKE ACTION/CONDUCT . depending on the gravity of the offense.1.2.6.1.2 For SECONDARY (Boys and Girls) 4. Uttering/shouting of obscene/foul language/bad words or verbal abuse from players/coaches to opponents/officials or teammates shall not be tolerated. 7.1.2. 4. 4. 4.7. TECHNICAL FOUL for the second offense. (As may be determined by the technical committee) 6. PLAYERS’/COACHES’ Conduct: 6. Unused timeouts shall not be carried over to the next period. 4.2.3. 5. A thrown-out player must leave the confines of the play area.5.1.2. and as such said “substitute player and injured player” will be considered as having played in that particular period. Any player/coach.6.6. A team with ONLY seven (7) players (physically present) at the start of the game shall be declared LOSER by FORFEIT. 4. 5. Coaches shall always confirm their next schedule of game with the Tournament Manager BEFORE leaving the playing venue/ or after their game. In the first three periods the Timeouts shall either be used or forfeited. supporters and friends of the team. 6. 6.1. 4. shall be penalized accordingly PLUS an additional 1-game suspension/ total disqualification or banned from further participation. Rule IV.7. IMPORTANT: WHENEVER POSSIBLE AND IF THE RULES WILL ALLOW.1. The Coach shall be responsible for the DISCIPLINE and BEHAVIOUR of the followers. 6. EVERY PERIOD SHALL BE PLAYED ALWAYS WITH FIVE (5) PLAYERS.4.1.1. IN CASE OF DISQUALIFICATION 5.

7. REMATCH – if the disruption of the game took place during the first half (1st and 2nd periods).2.3. the management will re-schedule the game at the bottom of all the schedules.1. DURATION OF WAITING – in case of a power failure or any incident (rain or darkness) that may affect the progress of the game. fouls and disqualifications incurred before the disruption of the game shall continue to apply. the LENGTH of time to wait for the restoration of normalcy is 30 minutes or as may be allowed by the Tournament Manager. the game shall be resumed with the remaining game time. RESUMPTION – if the disruption of the game took place during the second half (3rd and 4th periods). will be treated in the following manner: 7.4. All scores.Games which are cancelled/disrupted/stopped due to “FORCE MAJEURE” or for any valid reason. 9 . 7. 7. game shall be replayed. RESET – if a scheduled game was cancelled for a valid reason.

the contest shall apply the five-round Swiss System. The “imaginary” points shall be deducted before making the pairings for the third round. according to the new procedure. 32 – 62. PAIRING RULES For Swiss System new rules: 1. to each of the teams in the top half of the initial list. 91 – 106. and high school girls. 1. 33 – 63. changes in scoring and tie-breaks implemented last 2008 shall be applied with their supplements and interpretations as laid down by the FIDE Rules Commission and specific regulations as prescribed by the Metropolitan Chess Club shall also be in force. while each team for girls shall comprise of three (3) regular players and one (1) reserve Each match between teams shall be played over four (4) boards. The event will be conducted at the ____________________ on ______________. 3 – 63 etc. the seven-round Swiss System will be employed. For the elementary (boys/girls) and high school girls division. The players shall be listed in a fixed board order: 1 – 5 for boys and girls. For Round-Robin System rules: 10 . CHESS The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Chess for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary & High School Division as a regular sport in the program. SYSTEM OF PLAY The competition shall be divided into four (4): elementary boys. TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS The general FIDE LAWS OF CHESS with adopted new rules for the Swiss System pairings. In the first. 3 – 33… 29 – 59. the winning teams in the bottom half will play with one another (i. 2 – 62. Each team for boys shall comprise of four (4) regular players and 2 reserves.e. ELIGIBILITY The MILO® LITTLE OLYMPICS Eligibility and General Rules shall be applied. 1 – 16. 92 – 107). That means for example in a MILO® Little Olympics for Chess with 120 teams.e. The standing after each round. (instead of 1 – 61. The penalty for every deviation from the correct sequence in any round is one (1) game point. two “imaginary” match points shall be added. 63 – 93 etc. 2 -17. etc. 2 – 32. as in previous MILO® Little Olympics).III. 3. 2. while the losing teams in the top half will play against the winning teams in the bottom half (i.).). 2. the losing teams in the bottom half will play with one another (i. elementary girls. 31 – 61. the pairings for the first round will be 1 – 31. Their board order cannot be changed during the tournament. 30 – 60.e. 62 – 92. for pairing purposes only. In the second round. and then 61 – 91. For the high school boys division. high school boys. is also the basis for the pairings of each next round. etc.

The first round pairings shall be announced as soon as possible therefter. white’s clock shall be started by the Assistant Arbiter. that means the winning team in each match (by game result of 2. NEW CHANGES IN SCORING The final standing shall be determined by match points. For boys. visitors. 3 -1 or 4 – 0) gets two (2) match points while its opponent gets no points. The pairings for a round-robin shall use Berger tables. DEFAULTING TIME Fifteen (15) minutes after the announcement of the round. If a team withdraws. if possible. the clock of the player with white pieces shall be started by his opponent.1. The drawing of lots for the first round shall be arranged by the technical expert and will be open to participating teams. shall not meet in the last two rounds. 2. If both. but with or without any move being made by the latter. If the player of the black pieces is not present at the appointed time. RESTRICTED PAIRINGS Teams of the same federation or handle by the same coach. if there are additional entries. then the announced pairings shall remain unaltered. adjusted where necessary for double round events. 3. 11 .5 – 1. the Tournament Arbiter will announce the approaching start of the session by means of a sound system. A team who has not arrived on time for the drawing of lots may be included at the discretion of the technical expert/chief arbiter. is excluded from a competition after the drawing of lots but before the beginning of the first round. The drawing of lots shall take place at three (3) hours before the start of the frist round. in consultation with any teams directly involved.5. START OF THE SESSION Ten (10) minutes before play. Then. players are absent. his clock shall be started by the player with white. Additional pairings or changes may be made at the discretion of the technical expert/chief arbiter 4. when the player of the black pieces arrives. 5. All participants shall attend the ceremony of drawing of lots. he or she shall start his/her opponent’s clock and the latter shall make his move. but only if these minimizes amendments to pairings which have already been announced. In case of draw (game result of 2 – 2) each team gets one (1) match point. Once the announcement for the start of the round has been given. and media.

For girls. excluding the opponent who scored the lowest match points. If the Sonnenborn-Berger (SB) does not break the tie. TIME CONTROL The time control is 90 minutes play to finish. The Chief Arbiter’s decision on a point of law is FINAL 3.2. 3. while each opponent’s match score is multiplied by the team’s game result against this opponent. In case of draw (game result of 1. NEW CHANGES IN TIE BREAKING SYSTEM The position of teams that finish with the same number of match points shall be determined by the Sonnenborn-Berger (SB) system which is the sum of the match points of all opponents. the winning team gets two (2) match points. both the strength of the opponents and the number of game points scored against each one of them. the team gets half a point. CONDUCT OF THE PLAYERS 3. A player is not allowed to distract or annoy his/her opponent by creating noise. RECORDING OF GAMES Recording of games. This way we also give the teams a substantial incentive to win as many game points as possible in each match and not to be satisfied with the minimal win of 2.2. game results of 2 – 1. 3. A player is not allowed to use his/her cell phone while playing.2. move by move.2.2. A player may speak only as permitted in the Laws of Chess and Tournament Regulations.0 – 0.5 or 3. A text or ring sound from his/her cell phone will mean forfeiture of his/her game. the next tie-breaking procedures are: (b= Buchholz) by the sum of the match scores of all the team’s opponents. in the first procedure of the tiebreaking. uniforms. The more game points scored against stronger opponents. TOURNAMENT OFFICIALS ________________________ shall be the Tournament Director and Chief Arbiter (CA). and must be written legibly.1.1.5 – 0. excluding the opponent who scored the lowest number of points.E. All the participants should be dressed in their school uniforms or P. The exclusion of the weakest opponent is made in oder to neutralize the effect of non played matches on the final results. A player is not allowed to speak with his/her teammates while his/her game is in progress. is mandatory UNTIL THE LAST FIVE (5) MINUTES ON EITHER CLOCK. For a bye.4. The idea behind this new rule is to combine. The player must use the algebraic notation and he/she is not allowed to write his/her move in advance.2. 3. and (c) by the sum of the game points scored. 3. 2.5 – 1.5 – 1.5) each team gets one (1) match point. 12 .0. the better for the team. 3.3.5 (for boys) or 2 – 1 (girls).

4.5.6. TEAM CAPTAIN’S ROLE. All discussions for Articles 3. 3. 3. “offer a draw”.3. A player is not allowed to make analysis of his/her game with his opponent after their match have been ended. 3. Likewise. Even though in a team competition there is a certain team loyalty. the captain cannot act on behalf of a player and his/her game without the knowledge and consent of the player. which goes beyond a player’s individual game.4. if asked by a player whether he should accept an offer of a draw. Capturing the King. The role of a team captain is basically an administrative one during play.7. DUTIES. A captain has the right of access to the area reserved for his players. a written list naming the players in his team who will take part in each round.4. do not enter or remain in the said area. the player is not absolutely compelled to accept that advice. A player having the move is not allowed to leave the playing area. He should not give information/comment on the actual position on the chessboard which may be construed as opinion on the progress of the game. Therefore.4. A team captain is entitled to advise the players of his team to make or accept an offer of a draw or to resign a game.3. \ 3.3.3. Castling using two hands. but it is his duty to ensure that the members of his team who are not involved in the current match or are through with their games.3. 3.1.3.2. If the list is not delivered at the appointed time.5. A team captain should encourage his team always to follow the letter the spirit of Article 12 of the FIDE Laws of Chess concerning the conduct of players. SPECIFIC OFFENSES AND ILLEGAL MOVES 3. a game of chess is basically a contest between two (2) players.34 and 3. 3. 3.4. the player must have the final say over the conduct of his own game. He/She may say to a player. 3. For example.3. He must make his move first before leaving with the permission of the arbiter. 3. “no”.3. Although the advice of the captain should weigh heavily with the player. 3.35 or exchange of information between captain and player shall take place in the presence of the arbiter.2. The team captain is required to deliver FIFTEEN (15) MINUTES before the start of a round. 3.4.3.3.2. 3. or “resign the game”. should be conducted in the spirit of highest sportsmanship. “accept a draw”. or delegate the decision to the player himself. Pressing the clock without changing a promoted pawn into another piece of higher value. in particular. The team captain is required to sign and submit the results in the match at the end of the play in each round together with the score sheets of his players.6.3.4.1. the captain should answer “yes”. AND RESPONSIBILITIES 3. Making a move with his King remaining under checked. 13 . Team championships. the team may only use its regular players.2. Players are subject to the same prohibitions.

1.5. 3. it should be possible to reach a correct decision by studying analogous situations which are discussed in the Laws. 3.3. Warning Reducing the remaining time of the offending player.5. 3. enforce decisions he has made and impose penalties on players where appropriate. sound judgement and absolute objectivity. logic.4.1. nor can they regulate all administrative questions. The Laws assume that arbiters have the necessary competence.5.6.5. The arbiter shall observe the games.4.7.2.5. The arbiter shall refrain from informing a player that his opponent has made a move. Forfeiting the offending player’s game and Expulsion of players from the event 3. FIDE appeals to all chess players and federations to accept this view. Hovering two hands over the board. and 3.5. 3. 3. Where cases are not precisely regulated by an Article of Laws.5.5.2.4. THIRD offense – game shall be declared lost to the offending player.4. The arbiter must not intervene in a game to indicate the number of moves made. 3.6. The arbiter shall act in the best interest of the competition.4. Using unnecessary force in pressing the clock like use of pieces or the palm of the hand. 3. Too detailed a rule might deprive the arbiter of his freedom of judgement and thus prevent him from finding the solution to a problem dictated by fairness.5. or that he has failed to press his clock. 14 . PENALTIES SHALL BE PENALIZED AS FOLLOWS: FIRST and SECOND offenses – deduction of two (2) minutes to the offending player’s clock. as if one hand will be used in moving the piece and the other hand in pressing the clock.4. The arbiter may award either or both players additional time in the event of external disturbance of the game. 3.5.3.5. He should ensure that a good playing environment is maintained and that the players are not disturbed.4. 3.4.4. Penalties open to the arbiter include: 3. especially when the players are short of time. Pressing the clock without first rearranging the displaced piece/ pieces in its correct square/squares during the course of the game.5. He shall supervise the progress of the competition. and special factors. 3.5. THE ROLE OF THE ARBITER Preface of 1997 FIDE Laws: The Laws of Chess cannot cover all possible situations that may arise during a game. The arbiter shall see that the Laws of Chess are strictly observed.3.

AWARDS 3.1. the arbiter may expel offenders from the playing room.3. Percentage – Score/No. Third Place 3.7.3. Spectators and players in other games are not to speak about or otherwise interfere in a game. Winner over the other 3.6.6. 3.1.1. CHAMPION 3. of games played 3.2.2.4.6.6.6.2. Runner-Up 3. Gold (one gold for each member of the team) + Coach Silver (one for each member) + Coach Bronze (one for each member) + Coach IV.1. Team overall standing 3.7. and team captains shall take part in this ceremony. FOOTBALL 15 .1.5.6. of games played 3.2.6. AWARDING CEREMONY All players.6.6. INDIVIDUAL Tie Breaks: 3. No. TEAM 3. coaches.6.2.2. If necessary.1.3.2.

The MILO® Little Olympics Football Tournament shall be played with applicable rules of FIFA and PFF except as specifically modified by these rules. 1. 4. Coaches must have in their possession a copy of birth certificate or passport of all players registered in the official tournament roster. 6. 5. All games played and remaining games will be declared lost by forfeit (0-2).The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Footbal for Boys in the Elementary & High School Division as a regular sport in the program.All games will be played with two (2) equal periods of 25 minutes per half for the Elementary level. IN and OUT substitutions are allowed. No addition or change of players will be allowed after the team’s first official game. PLAYING TIME . Based on the roster. only the players listed on the roster at check in will be allowed to play. Elementary : Size Four (4) High School : Size Five (5) 3. REFEREE – The decision of the referee is final and non-appealable 2. A team with less than nine (9) players forfeit it’s game. 7. Substitutions will be made from the middle of the field with referee’s permission. WAY OF COMPETITION – Single Elimination system will be applied for the Regional MLO and single round robin for the MLO National Finals. V. Tournament roster should include BIRTH DATES of all players listed. The event will be conducted at the ____________________ on ______________. NUMBER OF PLAYERS – This is a standard. A minimum of nine (9) players is needed to start a game. SUBSTITUTION – Each team may use all its players during a game. all games will be played with 30 minutes per half or at the discretion of the Technical Expert. Any team using ineligible player(s) will be disqualified from the tournament. No team will be allowed to play without the Official Form. Each Coach will be required to have in his/her possession the tournament roster. It must be available to the Tournament Committee at any time. The MILO® Little Olympics form/waiver must be signed and attached to the official roster. The substitute only enters the field of play at the halfway line and during a stoppage in the match. where each team may register a maximum of fifteen (15) players but only eleven (11) can play at the same time. BALLS – All matches will be played with the official leather balls. “Eleven-a-side” Football Tournament. PLAYERS ELIGIBILITY – COACHES are expected to check in at the SECRETARIAT prior to the tournament proper. GYMNASTICS 16 . For high school level.

1. Tie for 2nd place.The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Gymnastics for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary & High School Division as a regular sport in the program. 1. 1. Only the start value or scores of Jury A can be verified.5 No gymnast from Rhythmic Gymnastics and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics can compete in both disciplines. individual all around. silver. The event will be conducted at the ____________________ on ______________. The score obtained by the gymnast will be for the individual event. and 3 for RG) on each apparatus shall be declared the winner. no third place next rank is fourth INDIVIDUAL ALL AROUND All team members shall be ranked. 2. there will be no breaking of ties but the next rank shall no longer be awarded.3 Verification of scores with comparison to scores of other gymnast shall not be entertained. TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP The team with the highest total scores obtained by the gymnast (3 for MAG. 1. parents. a red card will be given and the offending individual/s will be asked to leave the competition venue.2 Verification of scores can be done right after the score of the gymnast has been announced and should be done in writing signed by the coach. 1. TECHNICAL RULES (Competition Proper) There will be one (1) competition for each discipline. GROUND RULES 1. Tie for 1st place. and team championship. third place to be awarded 2.6 Any coach who acts in an unsportsmanlike behavior will be issued a yellow card and if he/she continues to act in the same manner. Ex. Non-memners of the coaching staff are not allowed to join the discussion. INDIVIDUAL EVENT FINALS 17 . and bronze. The Gymnast with the highest total score on all the events. and other members of the delegation should stay in the spectators’ area.1 Only one (1) coach. apparatus he/she has participated on shall be declared the champion. it shall be broken using the FIG Technical Regulations. or one (1) trainer and meet officials are allowed in the competition area. If in any case a region will get the first three places in the Championship then they will be awarded with the gold. In case of ties in the first three places. no second. In case of ties.4 Only the coach and the judges concerned plus the Tournament Manager are allowed to discuss score verifications. Team managers. 3 for WAG. 1. 1.

4. In case anyone of the eight (8) finalists is not able to participate. plus 2 alternates. * Order of performances shall be determined by drawing of lots. However they are evaluated as is by the E-jury  Any element not found in the Code of Points will not be recognized.2. Acrobatic Elements Backward 2.10 B . Acrobatic Elements Forward 2. In case of ties. MEN’S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS (ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY) Basis: 2009 FIG Code of Points Events: Floor Exercise and Vaulting Table Competitions: Team Championships / Competition I WOMENS’S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS (ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY) Basis: 2009 FIG Code of Points RYTHMIC GYMNASTICS (ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY) Basis: 2009 FIG Code of Points Competitions: Individual All Around / Competition II Apparatus Final / Competition III Team Composition: 3 gymnasts / team.There shall be only 8 finalists per event with a maximum of 2 gymnasts from each team. Acrobatic Elements Sideways. plus 1 reserve gymnast EVALUATION OF COMPETITION EXERCISES ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY FLOOR EXERCISE 1. the FIG Rule in breaking of tie shall be applied.40 E . the next in rank shall take his/her place.1.50 F . ELEMENT GROUP REQUIREMENTS= .3. D-Score : DIFFICULTY = Open Scoring Value Parts Value A .5 each 2.5. Dismount: 18 . The gymnast who gets the highest score wins the event.20 C .60 G .30 D . Non-Acrobatic Elements 2. 2. backward jumps with ½ turn to saltos forward and forward jumps with ½ turn to saltos backward 2.70  Repeating of elements are permitted but they cannot receive credit for difficulty nor connection points.

D+B. A+D+C.will receive 0. B+B+C=.will receive 0. All connections between saltos that include D or more value will receive . D+A. B+D. C+D. GENERAL RULES IN EVALUATING THE D-SCORE 4.2 III B √ . 1. D+F. the judge must count among them not more than 4 elements from the same element group.will receive 0.20 bonus Ex. .oo =. If the judge needs to choose the counting 9 (7 for elementary) elements from elements which have the same value but belong to different element groups. Example 1 (Secondary): EGR I Elements A Counting √ Elements Value .60 4. C+A. but maximum 4 elements for the same element group.  One element can fulfill only one Element Group Requirement 3.10 .2. B+C .00 =. A+C+B=.20 3.40 bonus. he must determine them to the benefit of the gymnast.will receive 0.20 or .2 III C √ .20 2. A+D.1.2 III B √ .will receive 0.2 III B √ . D+D+D . E+D.1 Difficulty = 2. 1.30 =.Elementary Value A B C Equivalent =. F+D. C+D+C.40 3. D+D.20.50 Secondary Value A and B C D Equivalent =.4 Example 2 (Secondary): 19 . Once the 9 (7 for elementary) best counting elements plus the dismount of the exercise are determined .will receive 0 . C+C .3.30 2.50. C+C+B .30 =.50 Note:  The dismount cannot be from group I. D+D+C . A+C. D+C .10 or 0. “D” score content will include by addition: Additional difficulty value of 10 elements (8 for elementary).2 II B √ . Ex. D+E. 1. The element group of the dismount will count first.10 2. C+B.3 IV C √ . the best 9 (7 for elementary). All connections between saltos that include C or more value will receive 0.3 IV C √ .3 V D √ . inside the best counting plus the value of the dismount.40 III B X I B √ .1.will receive 0. CONNECTION POINTS 3. If salto combinations are D and higher Ex.

30 Secondary  Height of the Table/Vault: 1.2 II B √ .25 -1.4 III D √ .2 II B √ .00 Example 3 (elementary): EGR I III I Elements Counting Elements Value A √ .4 Difficulty=3.60 20 .80 4.50 points will be imposed if the gymnast performs using the horse vault in cross position  No bonus nor deduction if the gymnast uses the vaulting table VAULT VALUES FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY: a.3 III C √ .3 III C √ .1 B X B √ . compositional.2 III B X I B √ . Handspring and round –off b.0 points  1-4 elements = 2.00 3. It consists of the technical.50 points 1.40 3.½ twist .20 4. aesthetic and execution of the exercise.35 meters  Deduction of .4 III D √ .3 Difficulty=1.4 V D √ .1/1 .1.EGR Elements Counting Elements Value III B √ .0 points  No element = 0.2 III A X III B √ .0 points  5 elements = 5. Handspring with Group III .2 II B √ .90 5.0 points VAULTING TABLE/HORSE VAULT: Elementary  Height of Table/Vault: 1.4 IV D √ .2 III B X III D √ . he will earn a bonus of .2/1 twist 3.3 . Regulations Governing Exercise Presentation  The exercise presentation has a maximum value of 10points.00 points  E-jury deductions:  Small error  Medium error  Large error  Fall = = = = .2 III C √ .30 points .35 meters  If a gymnast will use the vaulting table.2 II B √ .3 V C √ .10 points . the following rule will be applied:  7 or more elements = 10.0 points  6 elements = 6.1 ½ twist .  For short exercises.

Round-off with ¾ turn .20 5.Front salto pike . with or without twist Requirements:  Intended Vault Number must be flashed before performing the vault for Team Championship.c. Round-off ) with or without twist (LA turn) in 1st and 2nd flight phase Group II: Handsprings with Front Salto – with or without twist in 1st flight phase and with or without twist in the 2nd flight phase.25 meters 21 . Handspring with: .60 5.40 3.00 All deductions shall be based on the 2009 FIG Code of Points. o Competition I / Team Championship and Competition II / Individual All Around – gymnast must perform one vault o Competition III / Apparatus Finals – gymnast should perform 2 vaults with different repulsions ( 2 different vaults / 2 vaults must have different repulsions ) o Height of Vault Table:  Elementary – 1.80 4. Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (ELEMENTARY –SECONDARY) Basis: 2009 FIG Code of Points Events: Horse Vault. salto backward and 2nd flight phase.20 meters  Secondary – 1. during the salto Group III: Handspring with ¼ .80 4.00 4. Yamashita.Front salto stretch d.Front salto tuck . Balance Beam.Back salto tuck (Tsukahara) -Back salto pike (Tsukahara Piked) -Back salto stretch (Tsukahara Strecthed) e.½ twist ( 90 – 180 ) – 1st flight phase ( Tsukahara ) salto backward with or without twist in 2nd flight phase Group IV: Yurchenko Vaults – with or without 360 turn / full twist – 1st flight phase. Floor Exercise Competitions: Team Championships Individual All Around Apparatus Final Team Composition: 3 gymnasts / team plus 1 reserve gymnast Events 1) Horse Vault Skills must appear as an element from the Vault Table of Classifications Group I: Handspring Vaults without Salto – ( handspring.60 4.00 3. Kasamatsu tuck Kasamatsu tuck with ½ turn 3.

 Dance elements –leaps.10 A+B B+A A+B 0. 1 w/o flight 0. directly connected.  Dance elements –leaps. Loud irritating music is discouraged. backward ) 5) Dismount – A Dmt . 3) Acrobatic connection / series . directly connected with or w/o flight including Dmt. Dance 2 different dance leaps / jumps A+A+A A+A+B A+C Mixed Acro / Dance or reverse A+C B+B 3) Floor Exercise  Exercise evaluation begins with the first movement of the gymnast and ends with her last movement on the floor.3 Connection Value: Acrobatics 2 Acro elements directly connected with flight including Dmt 2 Acro.20 A+B+B B + C or more B+B B+C C+C A+B+B B+B+B B+B+C B+B B+C C+C C+C 3 Acro. 1 with flight. Content and Construction of the Exercise:  Acro elements – rolls. 22 .2) Balance Beam  Exercise evaluation begins with take off from the spring board or from the mat. B Dmt – 0. body waves  Highest 8 difficulty value ( DV ) elements including dismount (Dmt).2. Must have no voice/ lyrics in the background.0.  Exercise Routine is evaluated within the 90 second / 1 minute and 30 second range .  Exercise Routine is evaluated within the 90 second / 1 minute and 30 second range . turns. sideward. minimum of 2 elements directly connected. one is a leap in 180 split position 2) Turn on one foot. handstands. one being a salto. turns. C Dmt – 0. jumps and hops. Composition Requirements (CR): 1) Dance connection with at least two (2) dance elements.  Music accompaniment must be in audio cd format.1 . 4) Acrobatic elements in different directions ( forward. saltos with or without hand support and flight phase. body waves  Highest 8 difficulty values ( DV ) including dismount (Dmt). jumps and hops. Content and Construction of the Exercise:  Acro elements with or without hand support and flight phase. 360 minimum turn.

and RIBBON III. sideward. BALL.05 deduction for each missing or additional second 2. 75 seconds minimum to 90 seconds maximurn (1. small leaps. Name of gymnast 2.2. minimum 180 and breadth axis (BA) turn. B Dmt – 0.10 2 different Acro elements with A+B different salto 0.2. C Dmt – 0. GENERALITIES 1. One (1) cassette/CD for each gymnast for each individual exercise 2. or indirectly connected using running steps. 2) Acrobatic connection series with two different saltos.2.1. 5) Dismount – A Dmt . COMPETITION PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUAL RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS The program for the individual gymnasts shall consist of four (4) exercises for the elementary and secondary levels: ROPE.0. 30) 1.1 .1.2.2. backward) in the entire routine. Music 2. chasse or chainey turns. HOOP. Length of Exercise 1. 4) Salto with twists ( LA turn ). Marks on cassette/CD 2. > 0. minimum 180. 3) Acrobatic elements with flight in different directions (forward. hops. Symbol representing the apparatus 23 .3.2. Three-letter initials or number of the team’s district/division/region 2. II.3 Direct Connections 0. GENERAL RULES The Federation of International Gymnastics Code of Points for RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS 2009-2013 shall be used with modifications to adapt to the needs and skills of the gymnasts and coaches in the public and private elementary and secondary schools in different regions of the country.2.Composition Requirements (CR): 1) Dance passage with at least two different leaps one being a 180 split (hop/ jump) directly connected.1. 15-1.20 B+B B+C C+C or more A+B+B B+B+B B+B+C A+C B+B B + C or more Indirect Connections 3 different acro with flight and A+A+A salto A+A+B A+A+C Mixed Acro/ Dance or reverse B+A A+A+B RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS (ELEMENTARY – SECONDARY) I. The stopwatch will be started as soon as the gymnast begins to move and will be stopped as soon as the gymnast is totally motionless.

from the non-compulsory body movement groups (NGCO). 5. Music 2.  The recording shall be made on one side only at the beginning of the tape.50 deduction if one of the above is not respected. if any.0 24 .4.0 Max. Body Movement Difficulties (D1) TOTAL MAXIMUM POINTS 17. ENTRY 4.1.  Penalty: 0. Leotard/unitard must be in non-transparent materials. Technical Value-DIFFICULTIES A1).20-point deduction if one of the above is not respected 4. Each gymnast has to perform the four (4) apparatus: ROPE.0 points maximum.5. Choreography a) Basic composition  Choice of elements with apparatus  Choice of body elements Max. A2). COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL EXERCISES For Elementary Level/Division A. 4.2. Leotards may be with or without sleeves. Dress/Attire of Gymnast 3.0 Each individual gymnast can have a maximum of 10 difficulties for a total value of 5. Apparatus Element Difficulties (D2) Technical apparatus element groups Mastery without throws Mastery with throw Risks (maximum of 2 risks) B. Point 5. 3. 3. BALL. which can be used by choice (one. Point 5. A minimum of 6 difficulties must be coming from the compulsory body movement element group specific to the apparatus plus the value of a maximum of 4 difficulties. but dance leotards with narrow sleeves are not allowed. 3. The neckline of the front and back of the leotard must not be further than half of the sternum and no further than the lower line of the shoulder blades. or three different groups). 3.3. two. and RIBBON to qualify for the team championship and the individual-all around finals.0 Max. Artistic Value 1. Point 5.   Penalty: (Judge Secretary/Assistant Judge) 0.1. The leotard must be skin tight to enable the judges to evaluate the correct position of every part of the body. 3. Each team shall compose of three gymnasts for each category. HOOP. The cut of the leotard at the top of the legs must not go beyond the fold of the crotch.2. It is permitted to record a sound signal at the beginning of the music.

Point 7.  Difficulty of the apparatus elements (D2) 0.00 to 5. in an exercise of 9 (or less) difficulties.     Acrobatic elements Balance between left-right hand works Variety: Dynamics Use of space o directions o trajectories o levels Max.0 Each individual gymnast can have a maximum of 12 difficulties for a total value of 7. 5.0 max.0 max. in an exercise of 12-10 difficulties.  Final D Score = D1 score + D2 score ÷ 2 = Final D Score Ex: (D1) 5.00 to max. The total value of body movement difficulties is obtained by adding: o o o Minimum 8 GCO difficulties. Technique with the apparatus 2.2. Choreography Max.  Execution Judges (E): 0.00 point maximum.0 C.0 A.  Execution (E): average of the 2 middle score of the 4 judges For Secondary Level/Division A.1. Plus the value of a maximum 4 difficulties if any.  Artistry (A): average of the 2 middle score of 4 judges = 5. pt. Technique with the body movements D. DISTRIBUTION AND CALCULATION OF SCORES Difficulty – Judges (D):  Difficulty of the body movements (D1) 0. two.0 = 10.2. or three different groups) Max. pt.0 Max. Point 7. Execution/Performance 1.00 to max.0 point maximum.0 + (D2) 5. Artistic Value B.00 to 7. Technical Value/Difficulty A.0 pt. from the non-compulsory body movement groups (NGCO). The final score 17. which can be used by choice (one.0 points. Point 7. Body Movement Element Difficulties (D1) TOTAL MAXIMUM POINTS 22. Point 7.1. Apparatus Element Dlfficultles (D2) Technical Groups specific to apparatus Mastery without throw Mastery with throw Risk B.0 pt.0 25 .0 ÷ 2 = 5 = Final D Score  Artistry Judges (A): 0.0 maximum is calculated by addition as follows:  Difficulty (D): average of 2 scores (D1 and D2) = 5. Music B. Minimum 6 GCO difficulties. 5.

2. Execution/Performance C. and in writing the sequence of the maximum 10 difficulties for elementary level.Dynamics .Balance between left-right hand works .1. 2. max.Acrobatic elements . Otherwise.B. except in cases of overall penalties. Point 8.2.  Artistry (A): average of the 2 middle score of the 4 iudges = 7.Choice of body elements .Variety: . Basic composition . DISTRIBUTION AND CALCULATION OF SCORES The final score .0 point maximum  Execution (E): average of the 2 middle score of the 4 judges = 8.Use of space  directions  trajectories  levels  modes C. 1.Choice of elements with apparatus .0 pt. a maximum of 12 difficulties for the secondary level.22. Technique with the body movements Max. Technique with the apparatus C. using the official forms and appropriate symbols on the right-hand column and all the apparatus element difficulties on the left-hand column.00 point maximum Notes: Applicable for elementary and secondary  Execution faults must be penalized each time and for each element at fault.  Each gymnast must submit in advance (during the solidarity meeting or at least 24 hours before competition).1.  Each gymnast must submit I copies of the Artistry Judges' forms COMPULSORY BODY MOVEMENT ELEMENT SPECIFIC FOR EACH APPARATUS: 26 . the gymnasts cannot participate in the competition.0 point maximum is calculated by addition as follows:  Difficulty (D): average of the 2 scores (D1 and D2) = 7.00 D.

5. The team tennis format event is open to all schools for elementary and high school students. Only physically present players can be entered in the Official Entry Form. 9. Once the Tournament Referee makes the call for the particular tie. A team is composed of a minimum of 4 players and maximum of 5 per school team. The sequence are as follows:  Singles  Doubles  Singles 4.1 Elementary team event for Boys and Girls 2. The 15-minute grace period will be imposed. 2. 27 . TENNIS The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Lawn Tennis for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program. The Tournament Referee may change the scoring system should the need arises. The event will be conducted at the _______________________ on ____________________. 8. both coaches/team captains must submit the Official Entry Form within 5 minutes. silver for runner-up. Knock-out format will be applied in all categories during the regional competition while National Competition will follow the single round robin system. 7. Coaches or team captains can only submit Entry Forms with names of players who are physically present. The categories are as follows: 2. 6. Prizes will be gold medal for champion.VI. School teams with only 3 players automatically forfeit the match. Mandatory fielding of four (4) players per tie are required. and bronze medals for the losing semifinalists. 10.2 High School team event for Boys and Girls 3. TOURNAMENT FORMAT 1. Scoring system will be straight 8-games with tie-break at 7-all (7/12 points) in the elementary and high school levels.

2. The captain of each Regu shall wear an armband on the left arm. All jerseys should be tucked in. The entire apparel of a player is regarded as part of his body. A MATCH IS PLAYED BY ONE REGU. THE PLAYERS . Height of the net: Sipa Elementary Sepak Takraw Secondary : 1.25 meters from the baseline 3. The game is played in 2 out of 3 sets with. one on the left and the other on the right. 28 . The event will be conducted at the _______________________ on ____________________. a point.45 meters : 1.0 meters.55 meters Service Area: Sipa Takraw Elementary : 4. SIPA & SEPAK TAKRAW The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Sipa for boys in the Elementary and Sepak Takraw for boys in the High School Division as a regular sport in the program. RULES Only Asian Sepak Takraw Federation (ASTAF) and International Sepak Takraw Federation (ISTAF) rules shall be followed.A team shall be composed of four (4) players. A player must be assigned with one permanent number throughout the tournament. In case of cold weather. including the next service is rewarded to the opposing side. It is forbidden for players to wear anything that endangers the opponent during the game.VII. PLAYERS ATTIRE The male players must wear jerseys and sport shoes with rubber soles. All jerseys are to be numbered at the back. One of the three (3) players shall be in front. unless the point is tied at 20 – 20. SCORING SYSTEM When either serving side or receiving side commits a fault. from the baseline Sepak Takraw Secondary : 4. 2-minutes rest in between. WAY OF COMPETITION Single Elimination System will be applied in the MLO Regional Competition and Single Round Robin in the MLO National Competition. each consisting of three (3) players. at which point the referee announces “Setting up to 25 points”. 1. the players are permitted to use tracksuits. The player on the left is called a “Left Inside” and the player on the right is called a “Right Inside”. 4. Point System for Elementary The winning point for a set is 21 points.

The change of sides takes place when one “Regu” reaches 8 points.Before the tiebreak set takes place. 29 . Technical Time-out is awarded to both Regu in the Elementary where the score reaches 14 points. and the side winning the toss shall have the option of “Choosing Service”. the umpire shall toss a disc or coin. when the point is tied at 14-14 at which the point the Referee announces “Setting up of 17 points”. No automatic Time-out for the Secondary. Points System for Secondary The winning for a set is 15 points.

Substitution of players in the right order. TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. During these 12 rounds. Should the tie remain. Based on the ranking of these first 12 rounds. 3. or mix-boys and girls. 7. This event is a team competition with 4 regular board players plus 1 reserve player (optional). A player cannot play lower than his/her assigned board but he/she can play in higher boards without overlapping teammates. 6. When making a substitution of players in a given round. SCRABBLE The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Scrabble both in the Elementary and the High School Division as a regular sport in the program. or all-girls. The tournament is open to all participating schools in the Elementary and High School Levels of the MILO® Little Olympics. default time is fifteen (15) minutes after the Tournament Manager has signaled the start of the game. Schedule of Games The elementary and the secondary teams will play their games simultaneously BUT in separate divisions. The event will be conducted at the _______________________ on ____________________. Defaulting Time In the absence of Scrabble timer. then it shall be resolved by game scores. 2. 30 . 5. Tournament Format Six (6) rounds per day for two (2) days or a total of 12 rounds with cumulative scoring. Tie-breakers A tie in win points shall be resolved by spread points. It is important that the coach should know the original board assignments of his/her players at all times for proper fielding of players in every round of play. all players must move up in their board assignment and the reserve players will fill-in at the bottom boards. Official Line-up Players are assigned permanently from boards 1 to 4 as regular board players and as reserve players. the Top 4 teams will then advance to a single round robin on the third day for the Championship play-off. no team will be eliminated. A team is deemed to have arrived when at least one player has taken position at the proper board station and is ready to play. win or lose.VIII. 4. Players may be all-boys.

However. the following individual achievements will be recognized: Best Board 1 Player High Game Score High Move Score Most Number of Bingos 12. 31 . If a player is found out playing not in the right order. then the penalty is equivalent to a default loss of that player. gets a bonus of five (5) points per word. The last single move shall be timed at two (2) minutes per player after which. Scoring Win = 1 point & actual positive spread Draw = ½ point & 0 spread Loss = 0 point & actual minus spread Default Win = 1 point & +75 spread Default Loss= 0 point & -75 spread No “bye” shall be given when a team has no opponent due to odd number of participating teams.If the coach decides to make a substitution. Single challenge rule shall apply. Word Challenge Collins Official Scrabble Words 2013 (3rd Edition) is the reference for word challenges. 8. the player takes back his/her tiles and scores zero for that turn. if the word(s) challenged are not acceptable. In all aspects other than those specified in this document. At each round when two players are matched. 9. the player with the least number of “first” shall start the game. two (2) minutes shall be given to even up the number of moves between the two players IN CASE one player is ahead in number of moves. then he/she must fill up a slip of paper with all the names of the players who will play for the present game round and submit to the arbiter’s table at least five (5) minutes before the round starts. 11. AFTER one (1) hour of play and BEFORE both players are each given a last single move. a player does not lose a turn for challenging acceptable word(s) but the player whose acceptable word(s) were challenged. The game result shall be on the tournament record for the participating team but not for the standby team. the value of any remaining tiles on the rack is deducted from the player’s respective score. that is. the World English-Language Scrabble Players Association (WESPA) Tournament Rules (Version 2) shall govern the tournament. Recognition Awards for Scrabble Based on the First 12 rounds among all participating teams of the tournament. Standby players shall be on hand to even out the number of teams. 10. The decision of the Tournament Manager on the technical aspects of the game is final. except in Round 1 when the right of first move shall be decided by draw of tile. A regular TOTAL game time of one (1) hour shall be given to the matched players.

the same individual achievements as specified above will be recognized. he/she shall further be given honor as TOP SCRABBLE PLAYER of the 2013 MILO LITTLE OLYMPICS. 32 . NO SCRABBLE SET = NO PLAY = DEFAULT LOSS. No player shall use electronic devices and gadgets during the games without the consent of the Tournament Manager. However. The calculator must be checked by the Tournament Manager before the games to avoid any misunderstandings. a calculator may be allowed for scoring purposes. making sure that no player is late or absent for the games and that the team tally sheets are correctly accomplished and immediately submitted to the Tournament Manager. He/she should be responsible for taking care of the needs of the team.Based on the Final 3 rounds (Championship play-off) among the Top 4 Teams. If the best board 1 player of the first 12 rounds and the final 3 rounds are the same person. The coach must always be present during the games. IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR STRICT COMPLIANCE Each team shall bring at least two (2) Scrabble sets with complete number of tiles (100) and correct distribution of letters and with non-see through tile bags.

3 2. SWIMMING The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Swimming for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program.5 2.2 2.15 200 LC Meter Freestyle 100 LC Meter Backstroke 50 LC Meter Butterfly 200 LC Meter Medley Relay 50 LC Meter Breastroke 100 LC Meter Freestyle 400 LC Meter Medley Relay 400 LC Meter Freestyle 50 LC Meter Backstroke 100 LC Meter Butterfly 200 LC Meter Freestyle Relay 50 LC Meter Freestyle 200 LC Meter Individual Medley 100 LC Meter Breastroke 400 LC Meter Freestyle Relay 2. Deadline of submission of entries will be on ______________________ 33 .1 1.13 2.5 1. There is no limit as to the number of events a swimmer can swim 5.2 1. Late entries will not be accepted 6.9 2. Only two (2) entries are allowed per event per school 2.11 2.7 2.10 1. Events for Elementary Boys/Girls 1. Entries must accompany the latest.IX.13 1.4 1. best time of the swimmer 3.8 2. Events for Secondary Boys/Girls 2.8 1.1 2.4 2.6 2. 1.10 2. All heats timed are final 4.14 2.12 2.6 1. The event will be conducted at the ___________________________ on _________________.3 1.7 1.9 1.14 1.11 1.15 400 LC Meter Freestyle 100 LC Meter Backstroke 200 LC Meter Butterfly 200 LC Meter Medley Relay 200 LC Meter Breastroke 100 LC Meter Freestyle 400 LC Meter Medley Relay 800 LC Meter Freestyle 200 LC Meter Backstroke 100 LC Meter Butterfly 200 LC Meter Freestyle Relay 200 LC Meter Freestyle 200 LC Meter Individual Medley 100 LC Meter Breastroke 400 LC Meter Freestyle Relay Note : 1.12 1.

The second round will either be knock-out format or cross-over semi-finals depending on the number of qualifiers. 1. 3. TABLE TENNIS The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Table Tennis for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program. Participants/players are enjoined to stay at a clear audible distance from the referees loud speaker for announcements and match calls. b. No grace period for late comers shall be considered. One (1) minute time-out each per match shall be allowed to opposing individuals which may be decided by either pair (in doubles match). A game shall be won by the player or pair first scoring eleven (11) points unless both players or pairs scores ten (10) points. 2. Eleven (11) point rule shall be followed. socks and playing shoes. shall be considered in default.X. 3. 5. A team is composed of a minimum of 4 players and maximum of 5 per school team. called players must immediately proceed to their assigned match area (table number 1. or Called player/s who are absent or who are not within their assigned match area five (5) minutes after the final call. 7. All matches shall be in the best of five (5) games. Mandatory fielding of four (4) players per tie are required. Entries of all events shall be drawn and played on a round robin format by brackets. when the game shall be won by the player or pair scoring subsequently two (2) points more than the opposing player or pair. 4. Playing attire shall be short-sleeved shirt and shorts or skirt. The colored-white or orange Nittaku 3 stars (40mm) brand shall be the official ball in use. DEFAULT. At the call of the Referee or his/her assigned deputy. d. 6. The event shall be conducted in accordance with the 2001 – 2002 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Laws of Table Tennis and the Regulations for International as modified by and/or supplemented in the guidelines. player or coach. 34 . The event will be conducted at the ___________________________ on _________________. c. 2. COMPETITION FORMAT a. The technical expert reserves the right to resolve these Guidelines and the Schedule of matches in the event of any unforseen or unexpected occurrences.

which have been invited by the MILO® Little Olympics Organizing Committee. Participants shall provide their own official equipment. High School Level: Boys Category and Girls Category 3. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES Date: WEIGH-IN & REGISTRATION LAST DAY FOR WEIGH-IN LAST DAY FOR SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS FOR PROVINCIAL CHAPTERS VERIFICATION FOR PROVINCIAL CHAPTERS Time: Place: Date: Date: Time: Place: Date: Time: Place: Elementary Date: Time: ROLL CALL & CHECK-IN OF PLAYERS High School Date: Time Elementary Date: Time: COMPETITION PROPER High School Date: Time: Place: 2. B. 1. (see Article 8) 35 . There shall be two (2) levels. ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATIONS A. namely: 1. B. The event will be conducted at the ___________________________ on _________________.XI. TAEKWONDO The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Taekwondo for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program. Elementary Level: Boys Category and Girls Category 2. The Taekwondo event shall be participated in by schools. SCOPE OF COMPETITION A. Contestants must be bonafide students of the school they are representing and must follow the Eligibility and General Rules. Participants shall compete wearing the official Taekwondo uniform (dobok).

High School level matches until the final stage shall be two (2) rounds of 1 ½ minutes. TIME LIMIT OF MATCHES (Regional Finals only) Elementary level matches until the final stage shall be 2 rounds of 1 ½ minutes. Over 136 cm to 144 cm 4. Over 160 cm to 168 cm BOYS Not over 10 years old Not over 11years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old GIRLS Not over 10years old Not over 11 years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old Not over 12 years old B. Over 144 cm to 152 cm 5. Only those in the advanced category will be allowed to participate.4. In cases where there are too few participants in certain divisions. Over 152 cm to 160 cm 6. 36 . For the National Finals of the MILO® Little Olympics – Matches shall be three (3) rounds of two (2) minutes per round for both Elementary and High School levels. This level shall have the following height categories: CATEGORY 1. the Tournament Chairman may merge adjacent divisions. Over 120 cm to 128 cm 2. The elementary level shall have a separate category for boys and girls. Over 129 cm to 136 cm 3. There shall be 30 seconds rest between rounds for all matches. This category shall have the following weight divisions: CATEGORY Fin Fly Bantam Feather Light Welter Middle Heavy HIGH SCHOOL BOYS Not exceeding 45 kg Over 45 kg to 48 kg Over 48 kg to 51 kg Over 51 kg to 55 kg Over 55 kg to 59 kg Over 59 kg to 63 kg Over 63 kg to 70 kg Over 70 kg HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Not exceeding 42 kg Over 42 kg to 44 kg Over 44 kg to 46 kg Over 46 kg to 49kg Over 49 kg to 52 kg Over 52 kg to 55 kg Over 55 kg to 60 kg Over 60 kg C. The High School level category shall have a separate category for boys and girls. Only those in the advanced category shall be allowed to participate. 5. ELEMENTARY AGE GROUPS & HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION: A.

Contestants shall provide their own competition equipment (head protector. body protector. PROTESTS. Elementary Girls 3. High School Girls B. COORDINATING CENTER AND TECHNICAL EXPERT The coordinating center for the Taekwondo event shall be at the ________________________________. C. A protest fee of Php 5. Contestant’s Application Form and Waiver (blank form attached) Documents submitted without folders shall not be accepted. Applicable registration fee shall be paid for each team category entered. REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS A. The protest shall be submitted immediately to the Tournament Chairman after the match in question. 37 . Official Registration Form. DOCUMENT FOLDERS: Schools must submit documents fastened in one short folder per category. 8. arm and shin guards). C. These documents must be submitted not later than _________________. High School Boys 4. UNIFORM: Contestants shall use an official Taekwondo uniform (dobok). The folder cover must be properly labeled with the school name. ARBITRATION. LIST OF CATEGORIES: 1. AND PENALTIES Protests shall be made in writing using the Protest Form. It is the discretion of the organizing committee to merge categories if there are less than five (5) contestants in a specific category.000. The Overall Technical Expert for the Taekwondo event of the MILO® Little Olympics is _________________________. one per school (blank form attached) 2. Master List of Athletes. 9.6. GENERAL PROVISIONS A. Disarranged and / or incomplete documents shall not be accepted. COMPETITION DOCUMENTS: Each category folder shall contain the following documents: 1. one per category (blank form attached) 3.00 is required. D. 7. Elementary Boys 2. groin guard. B. Contestants failing to respond after being called 3 times for inspection shall be defaulted.

or any facility for this document.: TO BE FILLED UP BY WEIGH-IN OFFICIALS DIVISION: School: Belt Degree: Age Category: Gender: Birthday: [ ] Male [ ] Female Instructions: 1. 2. 38 . unaltered copy of your birth certificate or baptismal certificate. for any andall injuries which maybe sustained in the course of the tournament. For contestants in the Grade School and High School Divisions please attach a clear. CERTIFICATION AND WAIVER 1. their respective agents. I certify that the above information is true and correct. Penalties shall be imposed in violating the said rules. No. I do hereby waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages against the competition officials.MILO® LITTLE OLYMPICS CONTESTANT’S APPLICATION FORM & WAIVER Name: Tel. Contestants agree to be bound by the competition rules and regulations.

The Rally Point System (1 – 25) in all sets shall apply. AND UNIFORM 39 .2. This rule applies starting from the preliminary up to championship round. the team with two (2) points advantage shall win the set. OFFICIAL VOLLEYBALL RULES.1. MODE OF TOURNAMENT In the regional level. Should there be a deciding set or final set. 4. The change court shall be at 8 points. 1 – 25 points in all sets. 5. The event will be conducted at the ___________________________ on ________________________________. the change court shall be at 13 points. In case of a 24 – 24 score a team with two (2) points advantage shall win the set. GENERAL RULES The FIVB International Rules 2009 – 2013 Edition shall apply. 3. CONDUCT OF THE TOURNAMENT To elevate the standard of the MILO® Little Olympics Volleyball competition. the change court shall be at 13 points. 3. All its game results shall be nullified. TEAM COMPOSITION Each team shall composed of the following:  One (1) Coach  Twelve (12) Players including two liberos The designation of the team officials of each participating institution must be identified on the list submitted to the MILO® Little Olympics Secretariat. The Rally Point System (1 – 25) in all sets shall apply. 14 – 14. voluntary forfeiture and/or walks out before or during the match entails its exclusion from the championship round. The Rally Point System shall apply. 6. BALLS. Matches in High School Division shall be played in 2 out of 3 sets during the preliminary round. VOLLEYBALL The MILO® Little Olympics shall include Volleyball for Boys and Girls both in the Elementary and High School Division as a regular sport in the program. DEFAULT/FORFEITURE If a team declares its game in default. Should there be a deciding or final set. Matches in Elementary Division shall be played in 2 out of 3 sets in all matches. In case of a tie. 3 out of 5 sets in the finals. In the National competition.XII. the Championship shall be officiated/conducted by Referees with National or International Accreditation. rally point system shall be from one (1) to fifteen (15) points. Should there be a deciding or final set. 3. the single round robin system of tournament shall apply. knock out system will be applied. the opponent’s team shall be declared winner of the match. 2. 1. Only those players and team officials whose names appear in the entry list will be allowed to sit on the Players Bench.

At the end of the match. 2nd. All team officials and players must be within the vicinity of the volleyball court forty five (45) minutes prior to the scheduled game. Sanctions to the erring players will be adopted. Players with uniform numbers 01 – 09 and beyond will not be allowed to play until after the number follows the FIVB uniform requirement. PROTEST/COMPLAINTS Refer to the General Rules 12.e. All forms of misconduct during competition shall be subject to sanction in accordance with the sanction scale. and bronze medals to be awarded by the organizer to the teams ranked 1st. i. the team captain thanks the referees and signs the score sheet to ratify the outcome. 10. 7. The Organizer shall decide the brand of the Ball to be used as the “Official Ball”. AWARDS Each member of the winning teams shall be awarded their respective gold. 11. All necessary interpretations will be made before the competition. MISCONDUCT AND SANCTIONS DURING COMPETITION Participants must refrain from actions or attitudes aimed at influencing the decision of the referee or covering up faults committed by the team. leather or rubber shoes with socks. Team officials who are in short pants and/or in slippers will not be allowed to sit on the player’s bench. and 3rd placers. The players number (1 – 18) registered on the 0 – 2 – bis form must be the same number on the uniform which shall be used until the end of the tournament. the 1 st and 2nd Referee shall conduct the toss coin and other game proceedings. Fifteen (15) minutes prior to the match. Game shall start as scheduled. 8. Certificates of participation shall be awarded to other participating teams. silver. UNIFORM The Uniform must be numbered from 1 – 18 only. The officials on the bench must wear a polo shirt or t-shirt with collar. 40 . PROTOCOL The Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) protocol shall be adopted during the preliminary games and the World Grand Prix Protocol during the championship matches. The sanction can be either: Card to show > verbal warning > yellow card > red card > yellow and red card (joint) 9.The competition shall be played in accordance with the FIVB Rules 2009 – 2013 edition. THREE BALL SYSTEM Effect warning penalty expulsion disqualification Consequence no point one point no point no point The 3-ball system of tournament shall be adopted. during the Solidarity Meeting.

It is imperative that coaches or its duly authorized representative attend this meeting. The Tournament Director shall prepare the match’s calendar and distribute this to all participants through the MILO® Little Olympics Secretariat.XIII. UNFORSEEN ITEMS Any Technical matters not mentioned in these regulations shall be referred to the Technical Experts/Regional Organizers. 41 . Any changes in the Technical Rules may be made upon the discretion of the National Organizing Committee. Rules of the games to be adopted in the MILO® Little Olympics will be cleared. FINAL REMINDERS THE SOLIDARITY MEETING AND SCHEDULE OF GAMES The Solidarity Meeting of Coaches and Referees will be held one (1) week before the tournament starts or as scheduled by the Organizer.

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