They are classified as follows:
A president oversees the fight, ensuring that the regulations are respected. The 'paseo' (or parade), introducing all the actors in the bullfight, begins when the trumpets sound. When the bull comes out of the 'toril' (bull-pen), the bullfighter receives it with the cape, enabling him to judge it during the first seconds.
The fight takes place in three 'tercios' or thirds: