Date: Saturday August 5th
Weigh-In:Class A: 9:45am-10:15am
Kickboxing & Modified Thai: 11:30-12:00pm
Venue: Ultimate Muay Thai, 2 Constance Street, St Albans
Cost: Sparring Participants $30 / Spectators $15
The Victorian Amateur Martial Arts Association (“VAMAA”) Interclub Challenge is a training day for participants in combat sports who are not registered competitors, referees and judges with any amateur or professional organisation and wish to gain experience in these three fields.
Training is provided whereby participants may elect to spar, referee or judge in simulated bouts. As the bouts are only simulated, participants involved in sparring are encouraged to demonstate skill in their combat sport. Signifcant physical contact during the bout is not permitted.
The decision of the judges is for training purposes only and is unofficial. Both participants engaged in sparring during the day receive participation trophies. The simulated bouts are of 2 x 90 seconds duration.
Sparring in simulated bouts is available in 3 categories:
(i) Class A – Hand Strikes
(ii) Class B – Kickboxing
(iii) Class C – Modified Thai.
In regard to Class B and C, participants are not permitted to use kicks, knee or elbow strikes to the head.
Sparring participants must supply and wear the following equipment
12oz boxing gloves in the Lightweight and lower weight classes. In all other divisions, 16oz gloves apply.
Singlet or T-Shirt
Class A: Headguard is compulsory (optional for Kickboxing and Modified Thai)
Kickboxing: Leather shin pads
Modified Thai: Leather shin pads and knee pads
All competitors must sign an indemnity at the weigh-in.
Competitors under 18 must have the indemnity signed by their parent or guardian.
Flyweight Not exceeding 50 kg
Bantamweight 55 kg
Lightweight 60 kg
Welterweight 65 kg
Light Middleweight 70 kg
Middleweight 75 kg
Light heavyweight 80 kg
Light Cruiserweight 85 kg
Cruiserweight 91 kg
Super Heavyweight 105+
Failure to weigh-in during the designated weigh-in time will result in disqualification
Sparring participants who weigh-in over their nominated weight limit of their nominated division will automatically have the decision of their simulated bout awarded against them.