General Low Level Novice Amateur Rules

Rules are as a guide – contact Fight Night for detailed rules

Rounds

Under 15 Years of age 2 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 second break
16 Years of age and over 2 x 2 minute rounds with 30 second break
Please note: Agreements may be reached between Trainers upon length and amount of rounds!

Judging
Score System – Uses professional Boxing 10 point scoring system and fighters are judged upon work ethic, style, skill, techniques used, use of the ring and fighting within the rules.
Winner – Allocated 10 points for the round
Loser – Allocated 9 points for the round if considered close
Or allocated 8 points for the round if beaten considerably or low work rate
Or allocated 7 points for the round if mismatched. In this event referee must be notified to see if fight needs to be stopped or fight level down graded for next round. Please note: If fighting at Level 1, fight does not need to be stopped.
Draw – In the event that the fighters cannot be separated both fighters will be allocated 10 points each for the round.

Warnings
Warnings – Fighters must fight within the rules allocated and in the event a higher level fighter fights a lower level fighter the lower level’s rule applies. i.e. Level 2 fighter versus level 1 fighter then the rules is no contact at Level 1.
Disqualification – Warnings are at the discretion of the Referee controlling the bout with a maximum of 3 warnings before a fighter must be disqualified. A fighter may be disqualified immediately if the Referee deems the fighter’s action unsportsmanlike or dangerous.

Protests
Trainers – Trainers may stop a bout immediately for what ever reason by throwing in a towel. The fighter will then forfeit the match. If desired a protest to the conduct of the bout may be made to the promoter of the competition.
Protests – Trainers may protest any aspects of the competition to the promoter and must not direct complaints to the referee, judges or officials. Decisions to bouts even incorrect ones must be accepted and then a protest filed with the promoter. Protests will be dealt with as soon as possible.

Safety Equipment Required

Boxing – Boxing gloves, head guards, mouth guard, groin guard (males), breast protector (females), and shoes (boxing boots).

Kickboxing/Muay Thai – As above, plus shin-instep protectors. No shoes allowed.

MMA – MMA gloves (fully padded), mouth guard, groin guard (males), breast protector (females), shin-instep protectors.

Chest guards optional

Phone Nick Lundh 0417 516 045 or contact us by e-mail for match making

and further details