300.00 Event Regulations
ALL Events must be fully approved of for Sanctioning.
The Missouri State Athletic Commission MUST be notified of ALL Scheduled Events that The CSC has approved of for Sanctioning.
Any changes must be posted in a conspicuous location (eg; internet website) 14 days prior to the beginning of the first scheduled phase.
Venue Liability Insurance and Medical Liability Insurance CAN be provided as part of the sanctioning fee. Promoters must submit a copy of the policy to the CSC office 14
(fourteen) days prior to confirmation of the event, if, providing insurance coverage outside of sanctioning.
Participants are required to submit insurance information should they have private medical insurance.
AS OF JAN 1, 2010 ALL VENUES WITH AN INADEQUATE VENTILATION SYSTEM, TO BE DETERMINED BY THE CSC REPRESENTATIVE, WILL BE NON
SMOKING DURING THE TIME OF THE EVENT, UNLESS, IT IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT OR THE EVENT PROVIDES A SEPARATE SMOKING AREA IN A ANOTHER
SECTION OF THE BUILDING ITSELF(ie; Lounge or Banquet Area). THIS RULE IS ONLY ENFORCED DURING THE DURATION OF THE SCHEDULED EVENT(Start
AS OF JULY 1, 2010 ALL VENUES THAT ALLOW FOR SMOKING AND HAVE AN ADEQUATE VENTILATION SYSTEM WILL BE ABLE TO ALLOW FOR SMOKING,
BUT, SMOKING WILL BE PROHIBITED WITHIN 12 FEET OF THE CAGE.
It is the sole right of the promoter to establish ticket values and seating arrangements. All printed tickets must bear the identifying mark and title of Combat Sports Commission.
Promoters may allow for Fighters to Sell Tickets for their Event, This will not be monitored or controlled by the Combat Sports Commission. The Promoter is knowingly taking the
risk when allowing for Fighters to sell Tickets for their Event. The Combat Sports Commission will not enforce any Suspensions against Fighters for Monies not returned to the
Promoter from their Sales.
All competitors corner men, trainers, or coaches, must wear an arm band distributed by the promoter the night of the event.
Event Officials will not be allowed any compensatory tickets at any time. They must present a valid CSC ID card, be in uniform or proper attire, and be on official business for
entry into the event. Any tickets for officials must be bought through the CSC office in advance.
320.00 Official Ring / Cage
All sanctioned matches, administered by Combat Sports Commission must take place in one of the following types of contest area; a boxing ring or an enclosed cage of any shape,
enclosed by ring ropes or a cage type structure. The fighting area will be inspected prior to the start of every event by the Lead Referee or his designee. Any repairs or
corrections are to be handled without delay and is the responsibility of the Promoter, cage rental representative, or designee.
Boxing type ring or enclosed cage must have a fully padded floor covered by canvas or vinyl. Boxing type rings must be at least a 16 (sixteen) feet by 16 (sixteen) feet square. An
enclosed cage must be at least a 16 (sixteen) foot diameter, and must have at least a 36” (thirty-six inch) doorway width for emergency personnel.
If using a boxing ring, there must be at least 4 (four) ropes that surround the fighting area, all ropes must be connected with a vertical tie, centered on each of the four sides. The
ropes must maintain tension throughout the event. All corner posts, buckles, and any hard surface must have protective padding in place.
If using a cage structure, the top may not be enclosed and all corners, top rail, bottom rail, and door areas, must be padded and covered by canvas or vinyl. The covering and
padding materials must be in good repair without any tears exposing the interior padding. The cage fencing material must have a protective vinyl coating and it must be intact with
no impairments. All hard surfaces must have protective padding in place.
No banners, signs or any other obstruction may be placed on any part of the enclosed cage area which may block the view from any perspective.
330.00 Rules Meeting
A pre-fight rules meeting will be hosted by the lead referee or representative for all fighters, corner men, coaches, and other representatives. The rules meeting is required to be
attended by all persons previously listed, and is to be open to the public if the promoter so desires.
The pre-fight rules meeting will be held immediately after the weigh-ins, and prior to the physicals.
All fighters are required to weigh-in prior to being permitted to participate in any contest, on an approved scale with a certified official of CSC officiating the weigh-ins.
Unless otherwise noted, weigh-ins will begin at 12:00pm (noon) the day of the event.
Any late arrivals will be placed at the back of the line up for the remainder of the pre-fight evaluations.
Each contestant must be weighed in the presence of his/her opponent, so long as. His / her opponent is not a late arrival.
Contestants shall have all weights stripped from his/her body before he/she is weighed in. Male contestants may wear shorts. Female contestants may wear shorts and a sports
A catch weight of 1.9lbs will be acceptable for all NON-TITLE fights, in the case where a CSC Sanctioning Title is being fought for, there will only be a 1lb. weight allowance,
unless, otherwise agreed upon in the Fight Agreement
A contestant who fails to make the weight for their designated weight class shall be given up to two (2) hours to make required weight. Any contestant who fails to make the weight
on a second attempt will be disqualified. (Revised May 14, 2008) A loss will be recorded for the offending contestant; however, a victory will not be awarded to the opponent.
Weigh-ins are open to the public. All participants are encouraged to interact with any fans that come to the weigh-ins.
If a contestant cannot or will not be present at the designated time established, a contestant shall waive his/her rights under this section. If the contestant cannot make weight on
his/her initial weigh-in, a loss will be recorded. [ Removed May 14, 2008 / and a victory to the scheduled opponent.]
Physicals will take place immediately following the pre-fight rules meeting, and will maintain the same order as the weigh-ins.
If Physicals are done the night before, a mandatory Blood Pressure check must be performed on the day of the fight.
All fighters are required to receive a physical from a licensed Medical Doctor prior to their match. It is the sole discretion of the Medical Doctor performing the examination of the
contestant’s ability to compete. If the Medical Doctor rules that the fighter may not participate at the event, his ruling is final. The Medical Doctor will complete the form and
explain his decision and turn the form into the event representative to be put on file.
The Medical Doctor must evaluate the fighter and witness him/ her sign the pre-fight medical waiver as noted on the medical examination form.
If the competitor, coach, corner-man, trainer, or other representative has personal knowledge that a competitor has suffered a serious injury during training or previous fight, and
has failed or refused to inform the Medical Doctor at the medical pre-fight physical about that injury. The competitor, trainer or corner-man will be held personally, financially
responsible and liable for potential disciplinary action, up to and including, being permanently banned from all combat sports, as well as, any additional medical expenses that may
arise due to the failure to disclose information.
All fighters are must submit a complete background form and must be turned into the event representative so it may be found at any time during the event.
The physician must give a thorough physical examination to each contestant no later than 60 (sixty) minutes prior to the start of the event.
Participants are forbidden from Competing while under the influence of any illegal drug, or legal drug used illegally.
Fighters must report all medication that they are taking to the Medical Doctor during the examination.
If a fighter is under the influence of alcohol or any stimulant, or is taking any narcotic or other medication, which the Medical Doctor feels would endanger the well being of the
fighter or his/her opponent, he/she will not be allowed to compete.
Referees shall also be given physical examinations immediately before officiating at any match.
The ringside doctor must always evaluate any fighter who was stopped due to blows immediately.
All fighters must be examined after he/ she exit’s the fighting area.