USMTA Approved Event Representative in attendance.
One (1) USMTA scorekeeper - ( These 2 positions are many times held by 1 person. The USMTA Event Representative or Associate. ).
Three USMTA "Certified" Judges
One USMTA "Certified" Referee - possibly 2 depending on the number of bouts.
If you have a non USMTA Ranked Fighter you would like to have fight for an USMTA Title, please have him/her and their trainer complete the USMTA Title Qualification form
The promoter must pay for all awards, purses and USMTA title belts.
ALL ADVERTISING OF AN USMTA SANCTIONED EVENT
Whenever the USMTA Letters, Name and or Logo are used in ANY Printed, Video, TV, Audio or Voiced Publication, Advertisement etc. etc.
Web address' as well as the USMTA Sanctioning Logo (See below) must ALWAYS be listed with it.
Failure to do this will result in a $500.00 fine to the event promoter and possible cancellation of the event
www.usmta.com web address should always be listed with it.
Failure to do this may result in a $500.00 fine to the event promoter.
USMTA must pre-approve all production plans a minimum 10 days prior to the event.
Any commentators used on any USMTA sanctioned event/bout MUST be pre-approved by the USMTA Head Office. If proposed commentators are not approved by the USMTA the USMTA will provide commentators for the event. These terms will be negotiated by the USMTA and the Promoter.
All Camera locations on any USMTA sanctioned bout must be pre-approved by the USMTA Head office
All Commentators Audio Set-ups on any USMTA sanctioned event/bout MUST be pre-approved by the USMTA Head Office.
FIGHT RING must be approved by USMTA.
Color of Ring Canvas must be approved by USMTA prior to event. "BLUE" is the preferred color.
Canvas is the preferred material for the fight ring floor/cover, not vinyl.
There must be a crowd barrier railing surrounding the ring to assure fans do not crowd the TV Production crew during the event.
All Ring Lighting must meet the minimum standards for lighting for an USMTA. TV Event.
PRODUCTION RIGHTS Of All USMTA Sanctioned Events -Filmed For TV/Cable Or Not-
All promoters must provide to the USMTA a copy of their "ENTIRE" USMTA Sanctioned event within 7 days after the event date in the highest possible/available filmed quality of any taping or filming of the event.
NOT FOR RESALE!
The USMTA has authorization to use ANY video, TV or film of ANY & ALL USMTA Sanctioned events for promotional or instructional purposes. NOT FOR RESALE!
The USMTA has the right to use ANY bout footage of any bout fought on an USMTA Sanctioned event for instructional or documentary tapes. NOT FOR RESALE!
The USMTA has the right to use ANY bout footage of any bout fought on an USMTA Sanctioned event for showing on *any USMTA TV Broadcast worldwide. NOT FOR RESALE!
(*) IF any income would be received by the USMTA for the airing or production of any of these bouts, or if the event is intended to be sold for PPV, there will be separately negotiated contract with the USMTA and the event promoter for such use.
Event Requirements For USMTA Promoter
These Are General Requirements. Keep In Mind There Are Many more as an event promoter.
Failure to do this will result in a $500.00 fine to the event promoter.
Gloves must be PRE-Approved by the USMTA a minimum 10 days prior to the event.
Gloves shall be whole, clean, in sanitary condition and subject to inspection by the referee or the USMTA representative at the event. Any gloves found to be unfit shall be immediately discarded and replaced with gloves meeting the above requirements.
Promoter shall provide fighting gloves for each fighter.
3 pairs of 8 ounce gloves and 3 pairs of 10 ounce gloves. This could vary depending upon the fighters weights. This will prevent long waits between bouts for gloving up and provide an additional pair in case someone cuts the gloves or laces or a pair is damaged in a bout. For Professional events with title bouts, a promoter shall have more.
All Professional and Amateur World Title bout Gloves MUST be "NEW" and sealed in the Manufacturer's packaging.
Ringside Medical Requirements
Minimum of 1 Medical Doctor (MD or Pa)
Must also have Ambulance parked at event at all times. There will be a minimum of two licensed paramedics or EMT's in attendance at the event.
For Paramedics duties
Must also have Oxygen and stretcher at ringside for medical emergencies.
Required USMTARingside Officials.
Ringside Officials must be approved by the USMTA for their qualifications, skill and ability.
2, 4 x 8 (Sometimes smaller where room is not available) tables on each side of the ring (8 total) and chairs
A minimum of two separate spaces for fighters to warm-up in.
Ice to offer all trainers/fighters.
All additional needs to support an event, venue, fighters, hotel rooms etc. Contact the USMTA if these areas are un-clear.
The Weigh-ins and Rules Meeting should both be scheduled on the same day but do not have to be.
Promoter is required to pay to the USMTA Representative or Associate directly after the event weigh-ins and before the Official event Rules meeting in CASH or CERTIFIED Checks. All Professional Fighter Purses made out to each Professional Fighter.
PAYMENT OF OFFICIALS