ARICLE 4: THE JUDGES PANEL
1. TheRrefereeing Panel for each match shall consist of one Referee (SHUSHIN), four judges (FUKUSHIN), and one Match Supervisor (KANSA).
2. The Referee and Judges of a Kumite bout must not have the nationality of either of the participants.
3. In addition, for facilitating the operation matches, several timekeepers, caller announcers, record keepers, and score supervisor, shall be appointed.