BRACKETS CLOSE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5TH. REGISTERED BY OCTOBER 4TH TO PARTICIPATE!

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR EACH BRACKET?

CLASS C NOVICE

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Fighters Eligible: 

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  0-3 Bouts.

Include ALL Combative Experience: Muay Thai, Kickboxing, YDL/PKB/MTO, Boxing, and MMA in any form: Sanctioned, Non-Sanctioned, Smokers, Exhibitions, etc. 

**If your record is 3-0 and you have won a  previous TBA-SA tournament in novice class, you MUST move up to Class B.


Fighters in Class C/Novice will wear all safety gear for both elimination and championship bouts.  Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest. 

CLASS B INTERMEDIATE

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Fighters Eligible: 

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  4-12 Bouts.

Include ALL Combative Experience: Muay Thai, Kickboxing, YDL/PKB/MTO, Boxing, and MMA in any form: Sanctioned, Non-Sanctioned, Smokers, Exhibitions, etc. 


Fighters in Class C/Novice will wear all safety gear for both elimination and championship bouts.  Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest. 

CLASS A OPEN

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Fighters Eligible

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  13+ Bouts.

Include ALL Combative Experience: Muay Thai, Kickboxing, YDL/PKB/MTO, Boxing, and MMA in any form: Sanctioned, Non-Sanctioned, Smokers, Exhibitions, etc. 

Class B may move up to Class A to be scouted for Team USA.
*Fighters with "pro" experience must participate in this division. 


Fighters in Class A will wear all safety gear for eliminations.  Class A fighters will NOT wear headgear or shin guards for the Championship Bouts.  Elimination Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest.  Championship Rounds are 5 - 2 minute rounds. 1 minute rest.  Class A fighters will be allowed to perform Wai Kru Ram Muay. 

ADDITIONAL THINGS TO KNOW --

*Please count ALL ring experience! If you are unsure if it counts, ASK! 

We include in-gym smokers, "sparring nights", sanctioned, unsanctioned, boxing, mma, etc etc. There will be NO excusable reason for not counting everything. If in doubt, do NOT ask your coach, a friend or a teammate!  ASK US!  

Age 17 CAN fight in the adult division.  


**"Senior" fighters, age 40-50, will be required to complete the additional 'senior physical form' and submit it BEFORE the final week of registration. Previous physicals are good for 2 years.


***If you have competed in a legitimate 'pro' fight in Thailand, you MUST register in Class A. If it was a lower level am/pro fight, you may still qualify for Class B. Contact us for confirmation on division. 


****If you are a head trainer/coach - you cannot compete in the Novice division! If you are an assistant coach, please contact us for approval for novice division .


*****Note! If you are a previous Novice Champion and have 3 fights, you MUST register in Class B. You cannot register in Novice again this year.