Rules and Regulations

How-To / Get-Started

  • Try to match people who are about the same size (height and weight).
  • No shoes (you risk tearing the pool if contestants wear them).
  • Depending on the size of the pool, figure out how many people can wrestle safely together.
  • Be nice or get disqualified. No pulling of hair, head butting, gouging, choking, kneeing etc.
  • If an opponent says “stop”, taps out of the match or goes limp the match is immediately over.
  • The referees always have the final say. This includes ejecting participants for any misconduct.

To make your jello wrestling run smoothly, we suggest that each match consists of 3 rounds which can range from 30 seconds to a minute. When 1 of the contestants pins their opponent twice, they will be determined the winner. Matches will end when time runs out, a contestant is pinned down, taps out or is disqualified.

To start a match, the contestants much be in their designated starting area of the ring. The match begins once each wrestler has given the okay to the referee and he has signaled the match to begin.

At the end of the match, the referee must announce the winner. If the match is concluded a tie by the referee (no pins), it will be up to the audience to decide who shall win. The contestant with the most support gets the win.

Pool / Ring Setup

Are you planning to have the ultimate jello wrestling event or party and you want a wrestling ring that is larger than your average kiddie pool or you just can’t locate one?

You can easily build a jello wrestling ring with these simple instructions:

What you will need:
  • 14 Bags of mulch
  • A waterproof tarp 15 x 24


  • Place 4 bags of unopened mulch on each side and 3 bags of unopened mulch across the top & bottom forming a rectangle.
  • Put the tarp over the bags of mulch and pour the fun jell into the center.