CHAPTER 27. AMATEUR KICKBOXING

Sec.


27.1.    General provisions.
27.2.    Licensing and age requirements.
27.3.    Conduct of contests.

§ 27.1. General provisions.

 Except for §  25.1 (relating to general provisions), Chapter 25 (relating to professional kickboxing) applies to amateur kickboxing unless otherwise provided in this chapter.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  27.1 issued under 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  27.1 adopted October 22, 1993, effective October 23, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 5081, unless otherwise noted.

§ 27.2. Licensing and age requirements.

 (a)  Amateur contestants and amateur officials need not be licensed.

 (b)  A person between 12 and 17 years of age may participate in amateur contests or exhibitions after obtaining written permission from a parent or legal guardian, and the consent of the Executive Director.

 (c)  A person 12 to 16 years of age may only participate in these contests with a person not more than 1 year older.

 (d)  The limitations in subsections (a) and (b) do not apply to sanctioned events for the Junior Olympics under the direction of a National governing organization certified by the Commission.

   (1)  For the purposes of the Junior Olympic events, participants, with the written permission of a parent or legal guardian, may box only in the following age divisions:

     (i)   Ten and eleven years of age.

     (ii)   Twelve and thirteen years of age.

     (iii)   Fourteen and fifteen years of age.

   (2)  A participant may not take part in any event outside of the approved division for that age group.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  27.2 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  27.2 adopted October 22, 1993, effective October 23, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 5081; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (251563).

§ 27.3. Conduct of contests.

 (a)  Amateur contestants shall wear headgear and appropriate shin protectors.

 (b)  Each amateur contestant shall execute a minimum of six kicking techniques during the course of each round.

 (c)  Amateur contests shall consist of a maximum of three 2-minute rounds unless approved in advance by the Commission.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  27.3 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).

Source

   The provisions of this §  27.3 adopted October 22, 1993, effective October 23, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 5081; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (251563).



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