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ACU Guidelines


(This Guidelines applies to all player/athletes and all supporting personal like coach, trainer, manager, agent, team staff, official, medical or paramedical personnel or such other person working with or treating or assisting an athlete who is participating in, or preparing for, a competition or event at the scheduled venue.)

Forenote- Preface

Anti-doping programs seek to maintain the integrity of sport in terms of respect for rules, other competitors, fair competition, a level playing field, and the value of clean sport to the world.

The spirit of sport is the celebration of the human spirit, body and mind. It is the essence of Olympism and is reflected in the values we find in and through sport, including:

  • Health
  • Ethics
  • Fair play and honesty
  • Athletes’ rights as set forth in the Code
  • Excellence in performance
  • Character and Education
  • Fun and joy
  • Teamwork
  • Dedication and commitment
  • Respect for rules and laws
  • Respect for self and other Participants
  • Courage
  • Community and solidarity

The spirit of sport is expressed in how we play true. Doping/ Match Fixing/ Betting during the entire tenure of the event is fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sports.

(I) First, we shall address the DOPING.

This guideline has been carefully compiled as per NADA- National Anti-Doping Act 2022.

Extracts of The National Anti-Doping Act 2022


6. (1) The consequences of Anti-Doping Rule Violations by an individual athlete or athlete support personnel may result in one or more of the following, namely: —

(a) disqualification of results with all consequences including forfeiture of medals, points and prizes, in such manner as may be specified by the Agency by regulations;

(b) ineligibility to participate in any competition or event or other activity or funding, for such period and in such manner, as may be specified by the Agency by regulations;

(c) provisional suspension from participating in any competition or activity prior to the decision in appeal under section 23 in such manner as may be specified by the Agency by regulations;

(d) imposition of financial sanction including proportionate recovery of costs, in such manner as may be specified by the Agency by regulations;

(e) public disclosure and such other consequences as may be specified by the Agency by regulations


Extract of CHAPTER V

19. (1) Where the Agency has reasons to believe that an athlete or athlete support personnel or any other person to whom this Act applies has committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation, any person authorised by the Agency may, in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, —

(a) enter any place, at all reasonable times, with such assistance as is considered necessary, for the purpose of inspecting, examining and determining if any Anti-Doping Rule Violation has been committed or is being committed;

(b) search any premises in which the officer has reason to believe that any Anti-Doping Rule Violation has been, or is being, or is about to be, committed;

(c) seize any equipment, device, substance, record, register, document or other material object, if such officer believes that it may furnish evidence of such Anti-Doping Rule Violation or that seizure is necessary to prevent or mitigate any Anti-Doping Rule Violation.

Note: Evading, refusing or failing to submit to sample collection upon asking by designated authorities & or tampering or attempted tampering with any part of doping control will call for immediate suspension and possible banning.

(II) No Betting/ No match fixing.

  1. Again, as mentioned in the Forenote/ Preface, the sports have no room for unfair means of winning a match or breaking rules.
  2. Therefore, in the interest of the ethics, no participants or personal playing a supporting role can play any fantasy games or have any such apps installed, if any and should not be in touch with any betting body or individuals associated with such body
  3. No information of the players/ teams/ any personal known details to be shared with any personal outside the Event.
  4. If found, the concerned individual can be barred / suspended/ points loss and/ or penalty can be levied.

(III) Whistle Blowing.

Keeping the sports clean is everybody’s responsibility and in the interest of clean and ethical sports. So, if you find any thing which is unfair, unethical & not comply with the guidelines, then can report by visiting ACU tab on the Yuva Kabaddi Series website. Your identity will be kept confidential.

Standard Operating Procedure

Process Designation

1. This process shall be designated as Process No 001 – Implementation of Anti-Corruption Guidelines for all stakeholders at each tournament


2. This procedure governs the activities to be carried out during the conduct of the event that may result in likely fraud / corruption during the tournament & further the cause to the ethics and sanctity of the event/tournament.


3. This procedure is applicable to all players, coaches and support staff and extends to the management team conducting each tournament

Activities Description

4. Accommodation – All players and staff are expected to remain within their allotted accommodation at all times except when –

  1. Called to the playing arena
  2. For scheduled daily meals at a pre-designated area
  3. For routine training activities

No player or staff shall be permitted outside their accommodations between 2200h (10 pm) and 0500h (5 am) except if explicitly required for the tournament

5. Visitors and Guests – No visitors or guests are permitted to interact with the players and staff within their accommodation. All interactions shall be carried out with prior intimation (including approval, where deemed necessary by the management) only at a pre-designated area between 0700 – 0900h and 1600 – 1800h

6. Usage of Communication Devices – All players and staff members are permitted to use their mobile communication devices at all times outside playing hours. The devices shall strictly not be used from two hours before their scheduled match to one hour after the match has concluded. All devices must be mandatorily deposited with the ACU / management representative two hours prior to the scheduled start of the match

7. Acceptance of Articles – All articles received by the players and staff is liable to be validated by the ACU team. All such articles must be declared immediately upon receipt by the individual with reason for acceptance as listed at Annexure-I. Articles that are permitted to be received include, any variant of edible food, cash less than INR 2,500/- and player kit items (including clothes). Other articles maybe exempted upon discretion of the ACU team lead, post validating

8. Comply with Sports Ethical Code of Conduct. Please refer to Annexure “A” to this Guidelines.

9. Enforcement Right of ACU Team – Members of the ACU team may upon written approval from the management and/ or in the presence of a management representative, interview any individual, carry out a search of their personal belongings and / or review their mobile device logs as deemed necessary.

10. Complaints (Whistle Blower) and Escalations – Any complaints regarding fraudulent practices in the tournament may be emailed to or sent by What’s App to +91 966-555-1990 with the following under mentioned details –

  1. Name of complainant (Individual who is filing the complaint)
  2. Mobile number of complainant (Individual who is filing the complaint)
  3. Complaint Details
  4. Date and time of incident / event
  5. Name of Individuals who are involved