During the battle, three qualified judges allocate points in different categories. At the end of the battle, each judge must decide, using his point allocations, who has won. Whoever gets the vote of the majority of the judges is then declared as the winner.

Tricklining is a competitive sport, where the whole performance brings the victory. The trickliner, who completes the most and the hardest tricks and combos in the allotted time, is the winner. The athletes and the judges must pay attention to difficulty, technique, creativity, amplitude and performance.