Statutes and Regulations

CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 4. BUSINESS REGULATIONS
DIVISION 2. STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION

CHAPTER 3. AMATEUR BOXING RULES

ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 600. Citation.

The rules in this subchapter shall be cited as the "Amateur Boxing Rules."

NOTE: Authority and reference cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. New section filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10). For prior history, see Register 87, No. 5.

§ 601. Professional Boxing Rules Apply.

The rules of the commission pertaining to professional boxing shall apply to amateur boxing unless the club or organization obtains a law and rule waiver under Section 18646 of the code or the professional boxing rules are inconsistent with these Amateur Boxing Regulations or the provisions of the Boxing Act pertaining to amateur boxing.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 18640, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 602. Certification.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 603. Examination, Ring Names.

No amateur shall be permitted to take part in a boxing contest unless the following conditions are met:

(a) All amateurs shall enter and compete in all boxing contests or tournaments under their own names. The use of a ring name is prohibited.

(b) No person who has attained the age of 36 years shall be issued an amateur license except by special permission of the commission. The commission may, in its discretion, require

(1) an extensive physical examination including possible EKG, neurological examination and heart stress test;

(2) a demonstration of proficiency in the ring by a gym exhibition witnessed by a qualified commission employee; and

(3) a personal appearance before the commission and such other examinations as the commission may deem appropriate. The applicant shall bear the expense of any medical examination required by the commission in connection with his or her application for licensure.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18642, 18646, 18661 and 18710, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 10-3-68; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 68, No. 37).

2. Amendment filed 4-14-72; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 72, No. 16).

3. Repealer and new subsection (f) filed 3-9-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 10).

4. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

5. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 604. Annual Physical Examination.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 605. Records.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 606. Registration Fee.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 607. Bonds.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 12-4-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 49).

2. Change without regulatory effect of NOTE (Register 87, No. 5).

§ 608. Gymnasiums.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 10-3-68; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 68, No. 37).

§ 609. Medical Insurance.

Any amateur club or promoter licensed by the commission shall maintain a short term medical assistance insurance policy approved by the commission for all amateur boxers participating in a match conducted by the amateur club or promoter.

"Short term medical assistance insurance" as used in this section, refers to coverage or payment of direct expenses of medical treatment, including emergency aid, diagnostic procedures, drugs, surgical procedures and physical therapy, arising directly from injuries incurred during an amateur boxing match in California which has been approved by the commission.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640 and 18641, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 610. Equipment.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 611. Gloves.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 9-28-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 40).

§ 612. Officials.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 613. Professional Boxing Promoters.

No professional boxing promoter shall be allowed to promote or conduct any amateur boxing contest unless the promoter is licensed to promote amateur contests.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18641 and 18646, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 614. Matchmakers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 10-3-68; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 68, No. 37).

2. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 615. Boxer Down.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 616. Resuming Boxing.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 617. Drawing For Tournaments.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 224-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 618. Seconds.

Each competitor who has no coach shall have one licensed second who may be furnished by the club. A coach or handler of amateur boxers shall be a licensed second or manager.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18642 and 18646, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 4-14-72; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 72, No. 16).

2. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 619. Referee.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 620. Winner.

A winner shall be declared in tournaments, but in matched contests where both boxers have an equal number of points a draw decision may be given. Referee and/or judges shall score.

§ 621. Tampering With Amateur.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 9-10-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register No. 75, No. 37).

§ 622. Transportation Expenses.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Repealer filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).

§ 623. Advance Notice.

Advance notices for all amateur shows shall be filed in the office of the commission at least five days before the date of each show.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640 and 18641, Business and Professions Code.

HISTORY:

1. Amendment filed 10-3-68; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 68, No. 37).

2. Amendment filed 2-24-89; operative 3-26-89 (Register 89, No. 10).