It brings together 20 teams and what are expected to be about 180 competitors from across the Army to contend for championship titles inhand-to-hand fighting. Each team will consist of eight competitors and one coach.
Male and female competitors vie individually and as teams in eight weight classes: bantam weight, flyweight, lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, cruiserweight, light heavyweight, and heavyweight.
During the competition, preliminary and quarter-final rounds will be under standard rules, with rounds lasting no longer than 6 minutes. Semi-final rounds will be under intermediate rules, with rounds not exceeding 10 minutes.
Individual championship rounds will use advanced rules, with 16 total matches taking place one at a time,
three rounds of 3 minutes each.