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2017


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NEW 2017 LAW
CSAC & CA STATE REQUIREMENT FOR TRAINERS WITH "JUNIOR" FIGHTERS UNDER 18

MUST PASS THE "YOUTH HEADS-UP CONCUSSION TEST
CLICK HERE!

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Fighter Bout Drop Rules
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YOU MUST BE A LICENSED IKF PROMOTER TO HOLD ONE OF THESE EVENTS.
CLICK HERE


REGISTRATION FORM
TO REQUEST OR REGISTER AN IKF IN GYM TRAINING EVENT
CLICK HERE



ALL SECONDS / CORNERMEN / TRAINERS
Working These Events Must Comply 100% with The IKF Rules And Regulations. to Review These Rules and Regulations
CLICK HERE

  • IKF IN GYM TRAINING EVENTS

    • These events will NOT ALLOW for an "Announced" Winner or Loser.
    • Since these are "Training Events" and the bouts do not count as an actual fight, these match-ups will eliminate, for example, a bad judges decision, or a bad referee decision that would be final decision on a fighters record.
    • These events are to help fighters gain ring experience in front of a crowd, as if a real bout. This is the stage and the arena for those beginning fighters who need that ever so valuable ring time.
    • These events are to test and observe new officials without jeopardizing the Livelihood or a bad decision on a fighters record.
    • There are still regulatory requirements that the CSAC insist be followed on these events. However, the costs will be far less than a regular event.
    • The Rules of these Events Are still a work in progress, but as of now, these rules are as follows:


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      1. ALLOWED NUMBER OF BOUTS

        • There shall be no less then 10 bouts and NO MORE THAN 25 Bouts on these events.

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      2. SENDING IN YOUR SPARRING BOUT SCHEDULE

        • PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING WHEN SENDING IN YOUR FIGHT CARD:
          1. Fight cards are due no later then the Monday by 5:PM prior to your event.
          2. If you have scheduled bouts earlier PLEASE don't wait, send them in to help us all get a jump on approving your fighters.

          3. As of 5:PM the Wednesday prior to your event, the Following Rules Apply:
            • You cannot add any bouts.
              • Requests can be made up to 5:PM the following day (Thursday), but if event paperwork has already been completed, this will not be allowed.
            • You cannot exchange or Add any Fighters.
              • Requests can be made up to 5:PM the following day (Thursday), but if event paperwork has already been completed, this will not be allowed.
            • You cannot change the bout order.
              • Requests can be made up to 5:PM the following day (Thursday), but if event paperwork has already been completed, this will not be allowed.
            • You can delete bouts.
            • You can change weight limits.

          4. Fight cards submitted in any format different than the one below are subject to a $20 per bout charge.

          5. Fight cards must be sent to the IKF within the text portion on an e-mail to main@ikfkickboxing.com or by either a .doc, .docx or pdf file.

          6. BOUT 1 Of your event is ALWAYS LISTED AS BOUT 1! Do NOT list your fight card in a reverse order.

          7. Please use this format when sending your fight card in:
            • RED Corner Is Always Listed First.

            • DO NOT ABBREVIATE STATES!

            • PLEASE USE THE SHOWN UPPER AND lower CASE LETTERING AS SHOWN.

            • Please note when to use - as compared to / .

            • HIGHLIGHT ALL "JUNIOR" (UNDER 18) BOUTS AND FIGHTERS OVER 40.

              • RED CORNER
                VS BLUE CORNER

                BOUT 1
                IKF AMATEUR MODIFIED MUAY THAI / 155
                John Doe (Sacramento, California, USA, 1-1, 6'2", 11-1-90, Bob Smith, (555) 555-5555)
                VS Joe Smith (Los Angeles, California, USA, 2-1, 5'9", 2-5-89, Rick Jones, (555) 555-5555)

                BOUT 2
                IKF AMATEUR "FULL RULES" MUAY THAI / 135
                John Doe (San Francisco, California, USA, 4-1, 6'2", 11-1-90, Bob Smith, (555) 555-5555)
                VS Joe Smith (Fresno, California, USA, 2-1, 5'9", 2-5-89, Rick Jones, (555) 555-5555)
                ETC. ETC.


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      3. WEIGH-IN PROCEDURES & NEEDS
        • Weigh-Ins must be scheduled within 24 hours of the START TIME of your bouts.
        • The END Time of your weigh-ins must be a minimum of 3 Hours PRIOR to the scheduled "Fighters Report to Venue Time."
        • Weigh-In windows cannot be over 3 hours long, for example, 9 AM to 12 Noon is acceptable, but 9 AM to 2PM would not be.
        • You must have your own weigh-in scale.
        • You must have 3 table areas:
          • 1 For your event representative to hold the initial fighter check-in, license check.
          • 1 For your Assistant Weigh-in Representative to hold the official weigh-in paperwork.
          • 1 For your medical area. It is best if this can be a more private room instead of in the middle of the gym or venue.


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      4. IKF REQUIREMENTS
        • These events must be hosted by a "LEGIT" Kickboxing, Muay Thai or Martial Arts Instruction School as verified by the IKF.
          • "Martial Arts"
            • Means any form of karate, kung fu, tae kwon do, kickboxing or any combination of full contact martial arts,
              including mixed martial arts, or self-defense conducted on a full contact basis where a weapon is not used.
          • "Kickboxing"
            • Means any form of boxing in which blows are delivered with the hand and any part of the leg below the hip, including the foot.
          • "Full Contact"
            • Means the use of physical force in a martial arts contest that may result or is intended to result in physical harm to the opponent,
              including any contact that does not meet the definition of light contact or noncontact.
          • "Light Contact"
            • Means the use of controlled martial arts techniques whereby no contact to the face is permitted and no contact is permitted
              which may result or is intended to result in physical harm to the opponent.
          • "Non Contact"
            • Means that no contact occurs between either contestant.

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      5. IKF TRAINING EVENT FEES

        • 2016 IKF EVENT SANCTIONING FEE
          • Sanctioning Fee: $200.00 which covers Up to 20 BOUTS.
          • There is an additional bout charge of $10 per bout above 20.
            • Fee must be paid 30 days in advance of event.
              • Fee If Received At IKF HQ Inside 30 days Prior to Your Proposed Event: $350.00.
              • Fee If Received At IKF HQ Inside 20 days Prior to Your Proposed Event: $500.00.
              • No event allowed if fees have not been paid by 15 days prior to the event.

        • CHIEF INSPECTOR FEE
          • $200.00 which covers Up to 20 bouts.
          • There is an additional bout charge of $10 per bout above 20.
          • Plus Travel Fees.

        • ASSISTANT INSPECTOR FEE
          • $100.00 which covers Up to 20 bouts.
          • There is an additional bout charge of $5 per bout above 20.
          • Plus Travel Fees.

        • CHIEF REFEREE FEE
          • (*) IKF Licensed Referee Already Working Events.
          • Event Pay: $200.00 which covers Up to 20 bouts.
          • Must Be IKF Licensed.
          • If ONLY Referee working the event, there is an additional bout charge of $5 per bout above 20.
          • Plus Travel Fees.

        • *ASSISTANT REFEREE FEE
          • (*) IKF Licensed Referee but Still In Training.
          • Event Pay: $0 to $100.00.
          • Must Be IKF Licensed.

        • TIMEKEEPER & TIMEKEEPER EQUIPMENT
          • IKF Licensed TIMEKEEPING TRAINER: $100.00, Works with Training Timekeepers learning to be a Timekeeper.
            • Training Timekeepers Must be Supplied by Promoter. No Fees Paid.
            • OFFICIAL Timekeepers Bell & Required Equipment Must be Supplied by Promoter.
            • CLICK HERE FOR REQUIREMENTS & EQUIPMENT
              • If IKF Licensed Timekeeper is used, his/her fees are:
                • Event: $100 Up To 12 Bouts
                  • $5 Per Bout Over 12.

        • ADDITIONAL OFFICIALS
          • All Officials "IN TRAINING" Are Volunteers.
          • Event Promoter must schedule These additional officials to be trained to assist with event.
            • These Officials Include:
              • MUST HAVE: Timekeeper (See Above) & Locker Room Inspectors.
                If none offered by Promoter IKF will assign at the Pay Scales Listed above.
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      6. IKF FIGHTER EVENT REGISTRATION FEES
        NEW REQUIREMENTS BY THE CSAC AS OF SEPTEMBER 9th, 2015.


        • There is no IKF Fee for a "CURRENTLY IKF CA LICENSED FIGHTER" to fight on an this Event.
        • ALL Fighters on this event Must Attain a FULL IKF CA LICENSE ($30/Year) Which Can Be Done At Weigh-Ins.
        • ALL Fighters on this event Must get a FULL FIGHTERS PHYSICAL (GOOD FOR 12 MONTHS) Prior To This Event If At All Possible, Or Pay $40 To The Event Doctor At Weigh-Ins.
          • ALL FULL FIGHTER PHYSICALS MUST BE DONE ON AN IKF CA FIGHTER PHYSICAL FORM.
            FOR THIS FORM CLICK HERE.


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      7. IKF SECONDS / CORNERMAN / TRAINERS EVENT REGISTRATION FEES
        NEW REQUIREMENTS BY THE CSAC AS OF SEPTEMBER 9th, 2015.


        • There is no IKF Fee for a "CURRENTLY IKF CA LICENSED TRAINER/CORNERMAN" to work on an this Event.
        • ALL CORNERMEN/SECONDS/TRAINERS Who Wish To Work A Fighters Corner For These Events Must Attain a FULL IKF CA LICENSE (CHIEF Trainer: $20/Year, ASSISTANT Trainer: $40/Year) Which Can Be Done At Weigh-Ins.
        • IKF Mandatory Cornerman/Seconds/Trainers Rules and Regulations MUST BE OBEYED at these events.
          To see these Click HERE.

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      8. MATCHMAKING

        • JUNIORS
          • All Juniors must be a minimum of 8 years old.
          • Juniors Can Not Be More Than 24 Months Apart In Age.
          • Juniors Ages 16 and up are allowed to compete with Adults provided they have a Parental Consent Form.
          • ALL Juniors must provide a copy of their birth certificate at weigh-in.
          • See all general fighter rules by clicking HERE.

        • ADULTS
          • All Medical Requirements for fighters above the age of 40 are Mandatory. To see requirements click HERE.
          • All Fighters must wear Headgear and "IKF APPROVED" Shin Pads.
          • Promoter shall supply The 16 ounce gloves.
          • See all general fighter rules by clicking HERE.


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      9. IKF MEDICAL & SAFETY

        • An Ambulance and Doctor approved by the IKF / CSAC are Mandatory.

        • AMBULANCE
          • Minimum 1 Paramedic & 1 EMT.
          • This Fee is Paid by the Event Promoter.
          • Additional Info, CLICK HERE.

        • DOCTOR
          • Event Doctor must be an IKF / CSACLicensed Ringside Physician.
          • DOCTOR WEIGH-IN FEE: $250.00
            • ALL FIGHTERS MUST HAVE A PRE-FIGHT PHYSICAL.
              Pre Fight Physical will be done by the event Doctor (MD / DO)
              • Pre Fight Physical Form - Click Here.
                • Promoter is responsible for assuring the Doctor is paid a minimum of $250.00 for doing the event Pre Fight Physicals + Travel Fees.
                  • Each fighter shall pay the Doctor directly for their own Pre Fight Physical which is $5.00.
                    If total paid is less than $250, promoter shall pay the difference.

              • IF A FIGHTER NEEDS A FULL FIGHTER'S PHYSICAL:
                • Fighter Shall Pay Directly To The Event Doctor $40.00 to have this done.
                • For the FULL FIGHTERS PHYSICAL FORM CLICK HERE.

            • DOCTOR EVENT FEE: $250.00
              • *Doctor that Performed all the fighter Pre Fight Physicals must be in attendance during entire event.
              • Doctor's Event Fee is $250.00 for Up to 20 bouts.
              • There is an additional bout charge of $5 per bout above 20 paid by the event promoter.
              • Plus Travel Fees.
              • Additional Info, CLICK HERE.



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      10. IKF RINGSIDE RULES & REGULATIONS

        • RING OFFICIALS AND CROWD SEPARATION
          • FIRST CROWD ROW TO BACK OF OFFICIALS CHAIR
            There must be a MINIMUM OF "5 FEET" FROM THE EDGE OF EACH RINGSIDE TABLE TO THE EDGE OF THE FIRST SPECTATOR CHAIR AT RINGSIDE so event officials can move freely around the ring during an event.
          • It is BEST if the promoter places a restrictive barrier between the first row of ringside seats and the event officials area.
            This prevents the crowd from confronting any event official and also keeps the crowd away from the ring to avoid any incidents or safety issues with the officials as well as the fighters and trainers.

        • ALLOWED AT RINGSIDE TABLES
          • Event Officials and Event Personnel ONLY are allowed to sit at the Ringside Tables.
          • This is NOT a Spectator Area!

        • NO ALCOHOL!
          • No ALCOHOLIC Beverages of ANY kind are allowed at ANY of the Ringside Tables.

        • RING ACCESS
          • Promoter must have a MINIMUM of TWO Staircases up into the ring.
          • One in the Red Corner and one in the Blue Corner.
          • A Third Staircase works best for access of ring announcer, ring girls and medical staff.

        • LIGHTING
          • Ring must be well lighted with NO SHADOWS cast from any lighting.
          • IKF Representative and IKF Referee(s) shall check the ring lighting prior to the event.

        • RING MAT
          • Ring mat must be TIGHT.
          • There must not be ANY holes, dips or gaps in the ring padding under the mat.

        • SITTING RINGSIDE
          • Only individuals approved by the IKF Event Representative.
          • NO CHEERING From ANYONE At ringside.
            • PHOTOGRAPHERS
              • As approved by the IKF Event Representative.
              • NO Flash Photography at Ringside or within 15 feet of the edge of the fighting ring.
                • Flashes can temporarily blind a fighter which could lead to serious injury of the blinded fighter.
              • Photographers must STAY in the area of the ring as informed by the IKF Representative!
                • This is usually one of the NEUTRAL (WHITE) CORNERS.
              • Photographers: DO NOT Stand straight up in front of the event crowd when at Ringside. Keep down so you do not block others views.
                • Stay out of the Ring and off the ring apron while the entirety of the bout is ongoing (Inc Round Breaks)
                • You may enter the Ring (With Approval of the IKF Event Representative FOR EACH BOUT) at the end of a bout.

            • VIDEO CREW
              • Cameramen filming at ring shall have their filming location confirmed by and "MUTUALLY" agreed upon by the IKF Event Representative and the Event Promoter PRIOR to the beginning of the event.
              • ALL Video Crew used on an IKF Sanctioned event can only be approved by the IKF Event Representative.
              • During a Bout, Cameramen can ONLY shoot from the SQUARE of the Neutral Corner - Ask Event Representative of this location
                OR: On a cameraman stand or platform, as long as the location has been "MUTUALLY" agreed upon by the IKF Event Representative and the Event Promoter.
              • They may NOT wonder outside the SQUARE of the Corner during the fighting round, but may do so during round breaks.
              • May move towards a fighters corner during round breaks but MUST abide by the timekeepers "SECONDS OUT" warning to RETURN to the Square of the Neutral corner!

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      11. IKF BOUT ROUNDS & REST LENGTHS

        • JUNIORS UNDER 16: 60 to 90 Seconds.
        • ADULTS 16 & UP: 2 minute rounds.
        • ALL BOUTS: 1 Minute rests between rounds.
        • MINIMUM NUMBER OF ROUNDS: 2
        • MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ROUNDS: 3

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      12. IKF MANDATORY EVENT EQUIPMENT

        • LEGAL BOXING RING
          • ALL RING SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
      13. IKF MANDATORY FIGHTER EQUIPMENT

        • TRAINING HEADGEAR
          • MANDATORY
          • Supplied by the Fighter.
          • BOTH "TRAINING" and "COMPETITION" Style Headgear Are allowed.
          • NO FOAM KARATE - LIGHT CONTACT HEADGEAR ALLOWED!

        • GLOVES
          • MANDATORY
          • Supplied by the Promoter.
          • ALL ADULT DIVISION FIGHTERS: 16 & UP
            • 16 Ounce Gloves.
          • JUNIORS AGES 8-15
            • OVER 100 LBS: 16 Ounce Gloves.
            • UNDER 100 LBS: 10-14 Ounce Gloves.
          • Velcro Closure Preferred Over Lace Up Gloves

        • SHIN & INSTEP PADS
          • 2017 REMINDER UPDATE
          • MANDATORY
          • IKF Approved Shin Guards (Click Here) are not Mandatory for IN GYM Training Events.
          • Since IN GYM events are also for a new fighter to see if they want to actually compete, we do not want to force added Equipment expenses on them.
          • Fighters must supply their own Shin Pads.
            • **ANY BRAND ALLOWED.
              • (**) Just CAN NOT be of HARD PLASTIC (Soccer Shin Pads) and CAN NOT have METAL or HARD PLASTIC Loop Connectors.
                • ALLOWED STYLE, CLICK HERE.
                • ALLOWED STYLE, CLICK HERE.
                • ALLOWED STYLE, CLICK HERE.

                • NOT ALLOWED STYLE, CLICK HERE.
                • NOT ALLOWED STYLE, CLICK HERE.

                • For single page to print off, CLICK HERE

        • MEN
          • MANDATORY
          • Groin Cup
          • Supplied by the Fighter.

        • WOMEN
          • MANDATORY
          • Pelvic Protector.
            • Supplied by the Fighter.
          • Chest Protector
            • Sports Bra OK.
            • Supplied by the Fighter.

        • FORM FITTING MOUTHGUARD
          • MANDATORY
          • A Mouth Piece is MANDATORY for every fighter.
          • The mouth piece must be formed well enough so that it will stay in the mouth when the mouth is opened.
          • We recommend BRAINPAD Jaw Joint Protector, ( Mouth Piece ) for the best protection.
          • Check them out at: www.brainpads.com
          • Must be supplied by each fighter.

        • HANDWRAPS
          • MANDATORY
          • Gauze & Tape "Pro Wraps"
          • OR - "CLOTH" Handwraps are acceptable.


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      14. IKF CONTACT RULES

        • SPARRING CONTACT
          • HEAD CONTACT
            • Allowed and must be Shy of their BEST EFFORT and have No intent to Knock Out or Harm their opponent.
          • Bouts shall look, appear and be conducted as a "FIGHTER SPARRING" in a gym practice.
          • Techniques must be executed with no ill intent and matches cannot end by knockout, brutality or with deliberate intent to cause injury.
          • Fighters must perform just shy of their BEST EFFORT and have No intent to Knock Out or Harm their opponent.
          • KNEES
            • ALLOWED to the BODY (Only if doing **Muay Thai or similar Rules)
            • NOT the head.
          • ELBOW STRIKES
            • ALLOWED (Only if doing **Muay Thai or similar Rules) to the body only (within the contact limits of above)
            • Athletes must wear IKF Approved Elbow Pads.


            • ADVANCED SPARRING BOUTS
              REQUIRES PRE-APPROVAL OF THE IKF
              • More "*Advanced" Athletes will be allowed to use elbows (Forearms - No Pointed Elbow Strikes) to the head (within the contact limits of above).
                • (*) As confirmed by the school instructors and approved by the IKF.

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      15. IKF JUNIORS

        • Minimum Age: 8 to 17.
        • All Above "CONTACT" Rules Apply.
        • All above "EQUIPMENT" Rules Apply.


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-NOTE - SOME OF THE RULES ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES "DO NOT" APPLY TO THE ABOVE "TRAINING EVENTS!"




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