WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR EACH BRACKET?

JUNIOR NOVICE

Fighters Eligible: 

age 5-17

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  0-5 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. 

JUNIOR OPEN

Fighters Eligible:

age 5-17

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  6+ 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 Junior Open  will wear all safety gear for both elimination and championship bouts.  Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest. 

SENIOR NOVICE

Fighters Eligible:

age 38-55 Females

age 40-55 Males

Experience Level:  0-5 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 Senior Novice  will wear all safety gear for both elimination and championship bouts.  Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest. 

CLASS C NOVICE

Fighters Eligible: 

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  0-5 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 B INTERMEDIATE

Fighters Eligible: 

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  6-15 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 B will wear all safety gear for both elimination and championship bouts.  Rounds are 3 - 2 minute rounds, 1 minute rest. 

CLASS A OPEN

Fighters Eligible

age 17-50

Both Male & Female

Experience Level:  16+ 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.