Book of Rules

In this section you will find the Constitution and the Rules and Regulations of World Athletics.

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Table of Contents 09 FEB 2024 PDF En Fr
Rules of Interpretation 01 NOV 2019 PDF En Fr
Generally applicable definitions 09 FEB 2024 PDF En Fr
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A1 - The Constitution 01 SEP 2023 PDF En Fr
A2 - Rules of Congress (amended on 13 July 2022) 13 JUL 2022 PDF En Fr
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B1.1 - Member Federation Rules 18 JAN 2023 PDF En Fr
B2.1 - Area Association Rules 16 JUL 2023 PDF En Fr
B3.1 - Governance Rules (amended on 5 November 2023) 05 NOV 2023 PDF En Fr
B3.2 - Vetting Rules (amended on 13 July 2022) 13 JUL 2022 PDF En Fr
B3.3 - Conflicts, Disclosures and Gifts Rules 01 NOV 2019 PDF En Fr
B3.4 - Candidacy Rules 10 DEC 2021 PDF En Fr
B3.5 - Honorary Member and Service Award Rules 29 NOV 2022 PDF En Fr
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C1.1 & C2.1 - Competition Rules & Technical Rules 17 JAN 2024 PDF En Fr Sp
C2.1A – Athletics Shoe Regulations (effective from 01 January 2022) 22 DEC 2021 PDF En Fr
C2.1B - Mechanical Aids Regulations 10 MAR 2022 PDF En Fr
C1.2 - World Athletics Series Regulations 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 1 - International Delegates & Officials 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 2 - Travel, Accommodation & Awards 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 3 - Entries & Deadlines 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 4 - Table of Subsidies - Team Officials 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 5 - Table of Rounds 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 6 - Substitution 08 OCT 2023 PDF
C1.2 WAS Regulations Appendix 7 - Event Marketing & Advertising 08 OCT 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.3 - Diamond League Regulations (2023 Status Requirements) 13 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.4 - Continental Tour Regulations 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.5 - Indoor Tour Regulations 16 DEC 2022 PDF En Fr
C1.6 - Label Road Race Regulations 21 FEB 2024 PDF
C1.7 - Race Walking Tour Regulations 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.8 - Combined Events Tour Regulations 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C1.9 - Cross Country Tour Regulations 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C3.1 & C3.2 - Not used 10 MAR 2022 PDF
C3.3 - Eligibility Rules 13 JUL 2022 PDF En Fr
C3.4 - Transfer of Allegiance Regulations 13 JUL 2022 PDF En Fr
C3.5 – Eligibility Regulations Transgender Athletes – effective 31 March 2023 23 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C3.6 – Eligibility Regulations for the Female Classification – effective 31 March 2023 23 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C4 - Not used 10 MAR 2022 PDF
C5.1 - Athletes' Representatives Rules (effective 1 September 2023) 15 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
C6.1 - Event Bidding Rules 13 JUL 2022 PDF En Fr
C7.1 - Marketing and Advertising Rules 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
C7.2 - Marketing and Advertising Regulations Clothing & Accessories - World Athletics Series events 01 DEC 2023 PDF En Fr
C7.3 – Not used. Please see Appendix 7 to C1.2 WAS Regulations for Event Marketing & Advertising 08 OCT 2023 PDF
C7.4 - Marketing and Advertising Regulations Clothing & Accessories - invitation meetings, circuits and Label road races 01 DEC 2023 PDF En Fr
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D1.1 - Integrity Code of Conduct (amended 14 August 2023) 14 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
D1.2 - Safeguarding Rules 14 AUG 2023 PDF Fr En
D2.1 - Athletics Integrity Unit Rules (amended 14 August 2023) 14 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Anti-Doping Rules (1 Jan 2024) 22 DEC 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 1 Definitions 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 2 Athletics Anti-Doping Protocols 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 3 The 2024 Prohibited List 22 DEC 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 4 International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 5 International Standard for Testing and Investigations 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 6 International Standard for Results Management 31 MAR 2023 PDF En
D3.1 Appendix 7 International Standard for the Protection of Privacy and Personal Information 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D3.1 Appendix 8 International Standard for Education 31 MAR 2023 PDF En Fr
D4.1 - AIU Reporting Investigation and Prosecution Rules - Non Doping Violations (amended 14 August 2023) 14 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
D4.2 - Manipulation of Sports Competitions Rules 01 NOV 2019 PDF En Fr
D5.1 - Disciplinary and Appeals Tribunal Rules (amended 14 August 2023) 14 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
D5.2 - Disputes and Disciplinary Proceedings Rules (amended 14 August 2023) 14 AUG 2023 PDF En Fr
D6.1 - Former Code of Ethics 01 NOV 2019 PDF En Fr