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chapter S-3.1, r. 11

Regulation respecting combat sports

An Act respecting safety in sports
 (chapter S-3.1, s. 55.3)

CHAPTER  I
BOXING

DIVISION  I
GENERAL

1.  In this Regulation,

“program” means the series of activities which takes place on the date on which the bouts are held;

“ticket printer” means a person who operates an automatic ticket distribution system or a person who prints tickets.

O.C. 662-95, s. 1.

2.  A sports event begins with the issue of an organizer's licence valid for 1 sports event and ends with the extinction of the obligations referred to in section 40 of the Regulation respecting combat sports licensing (chapter S-3.1, r. 7) that must be guaranteed by a deposit.

O.C. 662-95, s. 2.

3.  Every holder of a licence required under the Regulation respecting combat sports licensing (chapter S-3.1, r. 7), except a person holding an annual contestant's licence and domiciled in Québec whose licence is retained by the board, shall have that licence in his possession during the program of the sports event for which the licence was issued and shall present it on request to a representative of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.

O.C. 662-95, s. 3.

DIVISION  II
ORGANIZATION OF THE SPORTS EVENT

4.  The organizer shall take the measures prescribed in this Regulation to ensure the safety of the participants and the public.

O.C. 662-95, s. 4.

5.  The organizer shall, not later than 15 days before the program of a sports event is to take place, give written notice to the police force having jurisdiction over the territory of the municipality in which the program is to be held. The notice shall state the date on which and the place and time at which the bouts listed on the program of the sports event are to take place. A copy of the notice shall be sent to the board within the same time limit.

O.C. 662-95, s. 5.

6.  The organizer shall not announce the date on which or the place at which the program of a sports event is to take place unless he holds an annual licence.

O.C. 662-95, s. 6.

7.  The organizer shall not announce the program of a sports event and shall not offer for sale or authorize the sale of tickets for a sports event unless he holds a valid licence for the event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 7.

8.  Except where the replacement of a contestant is being announced, the organizer shall ensure that the announcer announces only the program, the names of the contestants, their place of residence, their weight, the number of rounds, the names of the referee and the judges, and the decisions made by the referee and judges.

O.C. 662-95, s. 8.

9.  The organizer shall organize evenly matched bouts. To that end, he shall refer to the contestants' ring records and to the progress in the number of rounds the contestants have fought.

O.C. 662-95, s. 9.

10.  The organizer shall not offer for sale a greater number of tickets than the number of seats authorized for the sports centre by the municipality.

O.C. 662-95, s. 10.

11.  The organizer shall offer for sale only tickets printed by the holder of a ticket printer's licence, except where the number of seats authorized by the municipality for the sports centre is fewer than 1,000.

O.C. 662-95, s. 11.

12.  The organizer shall ensure that all tickets intended for sale have an identical format and are composed of at least 2 parts: a stub, to be retained by the organizer, and a detachable section, to be given to the spectator.

The following information shall appear on all ticket parts:

  (1)    the ticket number;

  (2)    the section;

  (3)    the row;

  (4)    the seat number; and

  (5)    the price.

Where the number of seats authorized by the municipality for the sports centre is fewer than 1,000, only the information prescribed in subparagraphs 1 and 5 of the second paragraph is required.

O.C. 662-95, s. 12.

13.  The organizer shall ensure that tickets of the same price are of the same colour and that they differ in colour from tickets of other prices.

O.C. 662-95, s. 13.

14.  Tickets shall not be sold by the organizer at a price higher than that indicated on the tickets.

O.C. 662-95, s. 14.

15.  Unsold tickets and the stubs of sold tickets shall be delivered by the organizer to the board within 15 days following the end of the program, and shall then become the property of the board.

O.C. 662-95, s. 15.

16.  Complimentary tickets shall be identified as such by the organizer, and their number shall not exceed 2% of the tickets sold.

For the purpose of calculating the duties exigible, complimentary tickets shall be counted at their face value, which shall be the same as that of other tickets in the same category.

O.C. 662-95, s. 16.

17.  The holder of an official's licence shall not sell tickets.

O.C. 662-95, s. 17.

18.  A ticket which is not intended for sale is a pass.

The organizer shall ensure that passes bear the name of the holder, have a detachable part and vary in colour according to the following categories:

  (1)    the organizer, his employees and emergency service personnel;

  (2)    managers, trainers, corner attendants and contestants;

  (3)    personnel and guests of the board;

  (4)    media representatives; and

  (5)    guests of the organizer.

O.C. 662-95, s. 18.

19.  The board shall print all passes. The board shall identify the holder on passes referred to in subparagraphs 2 and 3 of the second paragraph of section 18.

The board shall issue to the organizer, at the official weigh-in, the number of passes he requires.

The number of the passes referred to in subparagraph 5 of the second paragraph of section 18 shall not exceed 0.5% of the number of tickets intended for sale.

O.C. 662-95, s. 19.

20.  The organizer shall deliver to the board, before the program of a sports event begins, a list of the holders of passes referred to in subparagraphs 1, 4 and 5 of the second paragraph of section 18.

O.C. 662-95, s. 20.

21.  A pass authorizes access to the sports centre and only pass holders are admitted into the safety perimeter. Access to the area within the safety perimeter that is reserved for the board is restricted to the holders of passes referred to in subparagraph 3 of the second paragraph of section 18.

Access to a dressing room, before the end of the last bout listed on the program of a sports event, is restricted to the holders of passes referred to in subparagraphs 1 to 3 of the second paragraph of section 18, except in the case of a championship bout.

An inspector may remove any person not holding the required pass.

O.C. 662-95, s. 21.

22.  Except where the number of seats authorized by the municipality for the sports centre is fewer than 1,000, an organizer shall see that all seats are numbered, including those located within the safety perimeter.

O.C. 662-95, s. 22.

23.  The replacement of a contestant listed on the program of a sports event shall be authorized by the board at least 24 hours before the beginning of the first bout. The board shall permit such replacement where the substitute contestant is declared medically fit to fight by a physician designated by the board and where he already holds a licence issued by the board or by an athletic commission or a similar government-established agency. In the latter instance, the board shall issue to the substitute contestant an annual licence in accordance with the Regulation respecting combat sports licensing (chapter S-3.1, r. 7).

O.C. 662-95, s. 23.

24.  Where a finalist is substituted for another finalist or where a bout is cancelled, the organizer shall so inform the public in an announcement made by the announcer immediately prior to the beginning of the first bout.

A finalist is a contestant taking part in the main bout of a program, a bout being determined as the main one on the basis of the contestant's fame and not necessarily being the last bout to take place.

O.C. 662-95, s. 24.

25.  The organizer shall ensure that the facilities and equipment required for official weigh-ins and medical examinations are ready at least 2 hours before the official weigh-in.

O.C. 662-95, s. 25.

26.  The organizer shall, not later than 10 days before the date scheduled for the program, inform the board of the order of the bouts listed.

O.C. 662-95, s. 26.

27.  The organizer shall ensure that the facilities and equipment required for the bouts are ready at least 3 hours before the beginning of the first bout on the program of the sports event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 27.

28.  The organizer shall ensure that an ambulance service specifically reserved for the contestants is present from at least 1/2 hour before the first bout until at least 1/2 hour after the end of the last bout, except where the physician designated by the board authorizes the ambulance service to leave before that time.

He shall ensure that at least 1 ambulance is stationed at all times during that period of time at the exit to the sports centre closest to the ring. He shall also ensure that a stretcher is kept near the ring for the duration of the bouts.

O.C. 662-95, s. 28.

29.  The organizer shall ensure that the program of a sports event takes place in a sports centre located not more than 20 km from a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2).

O.C. 662-95, s. 29.

30.  The organizer shall set up around the ring a safety perimeter that meets the requirements of Schedule 3. The perimeter shall not have more than 2 access points.

O.C. 662-95, s. 30.

31.  During bouts, cameramen shall ensure that television lighting does not dazzle the contestants, and photographers shall not use a flash.

O.C. 662-95, s. 31.

32.  The organizer shall ensure that there is an aisle allowing contestants and officials to move freely back and forth between their respective rooms and the ring.

O.C. 662-95, s. 32.

33.  No person shall have an alcoholic beverage in his possession in the area reserved for the board inside the safety perimeter.

O.C. 662-95, s. 33.

34.  The organizer shall ensure that all beverages served inside the sports centre during the program of a sports event are served in pliable containers.

O.C. 662-95, s. 34.

35.  The organizer shall place at the disposal of contestants and their team not less than 2 enclosed dressing rooms which are clean and sanitary, and can be locked. The dressing rooms shall have a minimum capacity of 7 persons and shall contain chairs or benches for each person.

O.C. 662-95, s. 35.

36.  The organizer shall place at the disposal of the board and the officials an enclosed room which is clean and sanitary, and can be locked. The room shall have a minimum capacity of 20 persons.

O.C. 662-95, s. 36.

36.1.  The organizer shall, for a period beginning 3 hours before a sports event and ending 6 hours after the event, place at the disposal of the board a closed facility that is clean and sanitary and can be locked, for use in the anti-doping testing of contestants.

The facility must be situated on the premises where the sports event is to take place and be divided into 2 adjacent, separate rooms, namely

  (1)    a room with a minimum capacity of 10 persons, equipped with chairs or benches; and

  (2)    a closed room with a minimum capacity of 3 persons, equipped with a washbasin and a toilet.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 1.

37.  The organizer shall assign 2 security guards to watch each access point to the safety perimeter. Not less than 4 guards shall be present at all times.

O.C. 662-95, s. 37.

38.  The organizer shall assign a security guard to watch each entrance to be used by the public.

O.C. 662-95, s. 38.

39.  In addition to the security guards prescribed in sections 37 and 38, the organizer shall ensure that security guards, in a ratio of 1 per group or partial group of 150 spectators, maintain order inside the sports centre.

O.C. 662-95, s. 39.

40.  The organizer shall ensure that the security guards wear a brightly coloured armband or vest making it possible to identify them.

O.C. 662-95, s. 40.

41.  The organizer shall ensure that the security guards have studied the evacuation plan for the building in which the program of the sports event is to take place.

O.C. 662-95, s. 41.

42.  Not later than 10 days before the beginning of the first bout on the program of a sports event, the organizer shall have the lay-out of the following areas approved by the board in accordance with the requirements of this Regulation:

  (1)    the safety perimeter;

  (2)    the facilities for the official weigh-in;

  (3)    the contestants' dressing rooms; and

  (4)    the room reserved for the board.

O.C. 662-95, s. 42.

43.  The organizer shall allow board officials and representatives access to all the areas in which the sports event takes place.

O.C. 662-95, s. 43.

44.  The organizer shall ensure that the payment of a purse or remuneration to a contestant takes place within 48 hours following the end of the bout, in the presence of a representative designated by the board.

O.C. 662-95, s. 44.

45.  The organizer shall ensure that an announcer is present.

O.C. 662-95, s. 45.

46.  The organizer shall ensure that no one under the age of 12 attends a sports event unless accompanied by a person of full age.

O.C. 662-95, s. 46.

DIVISION  III
CONTESTANTS

47.  A contestant who is not domiciled in Québec shall be present in the municipality where the program is to take place not later than 24 hours before the beginning of the first bout, except where the contestant is substituting for another contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 47.

48.  A contestant listed on a boxing program, or the contestant's representative, shall attend, at the scheduled time, the pre-bout meeting called by the person in charge of the sports event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 48.

49.  A contestant or his representative shall, at the meeting called by the person in charge of the sports event, inform that person of the colour of the contestant's ring costume, shall give him a list of the persons who will be present in the contestant's corner during the bout in accordance with section 78, and shall specify the duties of those persons.

O.C. 662-95, s. 49.

50.  A contestant listed on a boxing program shall report to the place where the program is to take place not later than 1 hour before the beginning of the first bout. Contestants participating in the bout determined to be the main bout of the program on the basis of the contestants' fame shall report to that place not later than the time scheduled for the first bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 50.

51.  A contestant listed on a program who is unable to fight for medical reasons shall provide a medical certificate to that effect and shall, at the board's request, undergo an examination by a physician designated by the board.

O.C. 662-95, s. 51.

52.  A contestant shall report to the ring at an inspector's signal.

O.C. 662-95, s. 52.

DIVISION  IV
PERSON IN CHARGE OF THE SPORTS EVENT

53.  The board shall designate a person who will be in charge of the sports event. That person is a mandatary of the board and may remove any person who does not act in compliance with this Regulation.

O.C. 662-95, s. 53.

54.  The person in charge of the sports event shall inform the organizer of the place, date and time of the contestants' meeting and of the weigh-in.

He shall conduct the contestants' meeting and the weigh-in, shall enter each contestant's exact weight in his passport or booklet and shall certify that each contestant has been weighed.

O.C. 662-95, s. 54.

DIVISION  V
RING

55.  The organizer shall provide the necessary equipment for setting up the ring and shall ensure that the ring meets the following specifications:

  (1)    it shall be no smaller than 4.8 m × 4.8 m (16 ft × 16 ft) and no larger than 6 m × 6 m (20 ft × 20 ft) inside the ropes;

  (2)    the ring apron shall extend beyond the ropes by at least 30 cm (12 in);

  (3)    the ring floor shall be positioned between 1.2 m (4 ft) and 1.5 m (5 ft) from the floor, and shall be covered with a protective mat of “ensolite” or an equivalent material at least 2.5 cm (1 in) thick and with a clean, tightly stretched canvas;

  (4)    the ring covering shall be securely attached under the ring apron;

  (5)    4 ropes 2.5 cm (1 in) in diameter shall be used and shall be strung tightly at heights varying from 46 cm (18 in) to 137 cm (54 in) above the mat;

  (6)    the ropes shall be covered with a smooth material;

  (7)    the ropes shall be connected to one another on each side of the ring in such a manner that the distance between them is no greater at the mid-point of each side than at the 4 corners. The connecting ropes shall also be aligned vertically;

  (8)    the ring platform shall be solidly constructed, shall be stable and level, and shall have no uneven areas;

  (9)    the ring platform shall be equipped with 4 metal corner posts which shall be padded and covered with a protective material at their upper end; and

  (10)    the ring shall be equipped with 2 sets of ring steps at opposite corners for use by the contestants and with at least 1 set of ring steps for use by officials and authorized persons. The steps shall be solidly attached.

O.C. 662-95, s. 55.

DIVISION  VI
EQUIPMENT AUTHORIZED IN CORNERS

56.  The organizer shall provide the following items for each contestant's corner:

  (1)    a stool;

  (2)    a pail;

  (3)    (paragraph revoked);

  (4)    a sufficient number of tables and chairs for the officials.

O.C. 662-95, s. 56; O.C. 392-2004, s. 2.

57.  The board shall provide each contestant with a first-aid kit containing at least gauze pads, surgical adhesive tape and cotton swabs.

O.C. 662-95, s. 57.

58.  Each contestant may have only the following in his corner, in addition to the items provided for in sections 56 and 57:

  (1)    adrenalin 1:1000 solution;

  (2)    petroleum jelly;

  (3)    water, or a solution of water that may contain electrolytes, in a container made of flexible material;

  (4)    1 sponge;

  (5)    1 ice bag;

  (6)    1 water spray bottle;

  (7)    1 white towel;

  (8)    1 pair of round-tipped surgical scissors;

  (9)    1 metal plate to reduce swelling;

  (10)    thrombin; and

  (11)    Avetine.

O.C. 662-95, s. 58; O.C. 392-2004, s. 3.

DIVISION  VII
GLOVES

59.  Not later than 48 hours before the beginning of the program of the sports event, the organizer shall give to a representative designated by the board 3 pairs of gloves for each bout listed on the program. Each glove shall

  (1)    be in good condition;

  (2)    not have a thumb or else have an attached thumb;

  (3)    weigh 226.8 g (8 oz) for contestants weighing 69.85 kg (154 lbs) or less;

  (4)    weigh 283.5 g (10 oz) for contestants weighing more than 69.85 kg (154 lbs); and

  (5)    be listed in the Liste des gants utilisés lors d'une manifestation sportive published by the board, copies of which are made available by the board on request.

O.C. 662-95, s. 59.

60.  The person in charge of the sports event shall check each contestant's gloves before each bout and shall refuse to allow use of the gloves where

  (1)    a glove does not comply with a provision of section 59;

  (2)    the stuffing of a glove has shifted or has become compacted in places;

  (3)    a glove is not clean; or

  (4)    the material covering a glove is not smooth or is altered in any way.

O.C. 662-95, s. 60.

61.  The person in charge of the sports event shall give the referee the gloves for the bouts and shall take them back after the bout. He shall keep spare gloves near the ring for each class of contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 61.

62.  The referee shall give gloves to each contestant. The gloves shall be put on and removed under the supervision of the referee and a representative of the opposing contestant if that contestant so desires. The laces shall be tied on the outside of the back of the wrist of the gloves and shall be held in place by a strip of adhesive tape no wider than 5 cm (2 in) provided by the board, or be a velcro fastening.

The gloves may be put on in the ring before the bout or in the dressing room of each contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 62; O.C. 392-2004, s. 4.

DIVISION  VIII
BANDAGES

63.  Contestants shall use no more than 36.56 m (40 yd) of gauze 5.08 cm (2 in) wide to bandage a hand.

The gauze may be held in place by porous surgical adhesive tape 2.54 cm (1 in) wide and no longer than 3.658 m (12 ft) for contestants weighing 69.85 kg (154 lbs) or less, or 4.572 m (15 ft) for contestants weighing more than 69.85 kg (154 lbs).

O.C. 662-95, s. 63; O.C. 392-2004, s. 5.

64.  A contestant shall wait for instructions from an inspector before applying a bandage to his hands or before having a bandage applied.

An inspector shall give the contestant the amount of adhesive tape authorized under section 63 and the contestant shall allow the inspector to watch as the bandages are applied.

O.C. 662-95, s. 64.

65.  Before the bandages are applied, a strip of adhesive tape 15 cm (6 in) long × 2.54 cm (1 in) wide may be used on the back of each hand.

The strip shall not be applied to the knuckles. After the bandages are applied, a small strip of adhesive tape may be applied between each knuckle to prevent the gauze from shifting. The measurements indicated in this section shall be counted as part of the measurements authorized under section 63.

O.C. 662-95, s. 65.

66.  Adhesive tape shall not be applied less than 1.27 cm (0.5 in) from the knuckles and gauze shall not be applied on the front of the fist.

O.C. 662-95, s. 66.

67.  A contestant's hands and hand bandages shall not be coated with any substance whatsoever.

O.C. 662-95, s. 67.

DIVISION  IX
CONTESTANT'S RING COSTUME

68.  During a bout, a contestant shall wear

  (1)    a pair of non-rigid boxing boots, ankle-length or higher, with no clips or zippers. The sole shall be smooth. Laces shall be held in place by adhesive tape;

  (2)    an abdominal support with an integrated cup protector or a pubic bone protector for female contestants;

  (3)    a pair of loose-fitting shorts covering the leg to mid-thigh, having an elastic belt and riding no higher than the waistline, and a tee shirt for female contestants;

  (4)    a pair of gloves meeting the requirements of Division VII; and

  (5)    a fitted mouthpiece.

O.C. 662-95, s. 68.

69.  A contestant shall not use grease or another substance on his face, arms or other parts of his body. He may use petroleum jelly around the eyes, on the sides of the nose and behind the ears.

O.C. 662-95, s. 69.

70.  A contestant shall not wear any object made of hard material of any kind.

O.C. 662-95, s. 70.

71.  A contestant shall not wear hard contact lenses during a bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 71.

DIVISION  IX.1
ANTI-DOPING TESTING

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.1.  A person authorized by the president of the board under section 46.2.2 of the Act respecting safety in sports (chapter S-3.1) and designated to take urine samples may take urine samples from a contestant up to 3 hours before and 6 hours after a bout.

The taking of samples is intended to establish whether a contestant having taken part in a combat sports event has taken a substance, in excess of the permitted quantity, appearing on the list of Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods contained in the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) whose headquarters are located at Château de Vidy, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland, accessible via the electronic address (http://www.olympic.org/), as it reads on the date of the sampling.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.2.  Each contestant shall report to the sampling facility at the place and time specified by an official and shall, in the presence of the authorized person designated to take urine samples, provide a urine sample of at least 50 ml.

The person authorized pursuant to section 71.1 shall establish security measures to ensure the integrity of the chain of custody of the sample until it is submitted to the laboratory for analysis. The person shall record the chain of custody of the sample in a report.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.3.  Unless accompanied by an inspector, the contestant may not leave the sampling facility while the urine sampling procedure is taking place. The contestant may only drink or eat what is provided or authorized by the person authorized pursuant to section 71.1.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.4.  The contestant may be accompanied by a person of his or her choice during the urine sampling procedure. The person shall identify himself or herself to the person authorized pursuant to section 71.1.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.5.  The authorized person designated to take urine samples must be of the same sex as the contestant providing the sample.

The contestant must be dressed during the sampling. In the case of a male contestant, the authorized person shall remain 3 m behind the contestant. A female contestant shall provide the sample while in a cubicle and the authorized person may listen to what is taking place inside the cubicle.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

71.6.  Notwithstanding paragraph B of Division III of Appendix A of the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code, a contestant is considered to obtain a positive result when the analysis for cannabinoids indicates a concentration in urine greater than 50 ng/ml. A contestant is also considered to obtain a positive result when the analysis indicates the presence of phencyclidine (PCP).

O.C. 392-2004, s. 6.

DIVISION  X
WEIGHT

72.  Weight classes and permitted weight differences between contestants in a sports event shall comply with the following table:


Weight class Permitted weight difference kg (lb) kg (lb)
1. 50.8 or less (112) 2.26 (5) 2. more than 50.8 (112) to 53.52 (118) 2.72 (6) 3. more than 53.52 (118) to 57.15 (126) 3.17 (7) 4. more than 57.15 (126) to 61.23 (135) 3.62 (8) 5. more than 61.23 (135) to 66.67 (147) 4.08 (9) 6. more than 66.67 (147) to 69.85 (154) 4.53 (10) 7. more than 69.85 (154) to 79.37 (175) 4.98 (11) 8. more than 79.37 (175) to 88.45 (195) 5.44 (12) 9. more than 88.45 (195) N.A. N.A.

About shall not take place where the weight difference between the contestants at the official weigh-in is greater than the permitted weight difference in the above table.

Where the 2 contestants are in different weight classes, the permitted weight difference shall be that of the lower weight class.

O.C. 662-95, s. 72.

DIVISION  XI
WEIGH-INS

73.  An official weigh-in shall take place 8 to 30 hours before the bouts begin, in the presence of the opponents and the organizer.

The official weigh-in shall be the responsibility of the person in charge of the sports event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 73; O.C. 392-2004, s. 7.

74.  The organizer shall provide a scale having a minimum capacity of 200 kg (440 lbs). The scale shall have graduated readings at each 100 g (3.6 oz) and shall be certified by Measurement Canada.

The scale shall be electronic and of a model approved by the board. The organizer shall adjust the scale at the official weigh-in, in the presence of the person in charge of the sports event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 74.

75.  At an official weigh-in, the scale shall be placed on a hard surface.

O.C. 662-95, s. 75.

76.  Where the program of a sports event is postponed for a period exceeding 24 hours, the official weigh-in shall be repeated.

O.C. 662-95, s. 76.

77.  At an official weigh-in, no time shall be granted to a contestant to enable him to increase or decrease his weight.

O.C. 662-95, s. 77.

DIVISION  XII
CORNERS

78.  A trainer shall be present in his contestant's corner during a bout. He may be accompanied by not more than 2 corner attendants, except during a championship bout, in which case he may be accompanied by 3 corner attendants. Those persons must have passes.

O.C. 662-95, s. 78.

79.  Between rounds, only 1 of the persons mentioned in section 78 may be present in the ring and not more than 2 of those persons may be present on the ring apron.

O.C. 662-95, s. 79.

80.  An inspector may remove from a corner a person whom he considers not to meet the requirements of section 78 or to be violating a provision of this Regulation.

O.C. 662-95, s. 80.

81.  Persons authorized to be in a corner shall get down from the ring when the timekeeper's whistle announces that a round is to commence in 10 seconds.

O.C. 662-95, s. 81.

82.  The persons authorized to be in a corner shall remain seated at the foot of the ring during rounds and shall not intervene in any way whatsoever to assist a contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 82.

83.  The persons present in the corner shall designate 1 of their number to be the only person authorized to request that the referee stop the bout by mounting the ring or to ask the referee for any information between rounds.

The name of the person thus designated shall be given to the referee before the bout begins.

O.C. 662-95, s. 83.

84.  The persons present in a corner shall under no circumstances touch an unconscious contestant without the consent of the physician.

O.C. 662-95, s. 84.

85.  The persons present in a corner shall have in their possession or use only the equipment prescribed in sections 56 to 58.

O.C. 662-95, s. 85.

DIVISION  XIII
CHIEF OFFICIAL

86.  The board shall designate a chief official who shall keep a cumulative score card for each bout. After each round, he shall tally the points awarded by the judges and shall check that their score cards have been signed or initialed. At the end of the bout, he shall, after consulting the person in charge of the sports event, render his decision based on the points.

O.C. 662-95, s. 86.

87.  The chief official may change any decision of a judge where it is apparent that the judge has incorrectly identified a contestant on his score card or has made any other clerical error.

O.C. 662-95, s. 87.

88.  The chief official shall ensure that the referees and judges apply the provisions of this Regulation.

O.C. 662-95, s. 88.

DIVISION  XIV
REFEREE AND OFFICIALS

89.  Before a bout, the referee shall meet with the contestants in their dressing rooms and shall give them his instructions.

O.C. 662-95, s. 89.

90.  Before a bout, the referee shall inspect the hand bandages and ring costumes of each contestant, and shall give the contestants their gloves.

O.C. 662-95, s. 90.

91.  Before a bout, the referee shall bring the contestants together in the centre of the ring, shall check that the laces or velcro fastenings of the gloves are properly tied or fastened and are held in place by adhesive tape, and shall give the contestants his final instructions.

One of the persons authorized to be present in each contestant's corner shall be present in the centre of the ring at that time.

O.C. 662-95, s. 91.

92.  Before signalling the start of a bout, the referee shall see that the physician, 3 judges and at least 1 timekeeper are present at ringside.

O.C. 662-95, s. 92.

93.  During a bout, the referee shall use the following 3 commands:

  (1)    “Stop!”: to order a contestant to stop fighting;

  (2)    “Box!”: to order a contestant to resume the bout. That order shall be given verbally and by hand signal; and

  (3)    “Break!”: to order a contestant to come out of a clinch.

O.C. 662-95, s. 93.

94.  Where a contestant falls to the floor, the referee shall wipe the contestant's gloves before the bout is resumed.

O.C. 662-95, s. 94.

95.  The referee may interrupt a bout at any time.

O.C. 662-95, s. 95.

96.  Where the referee interrupts a bout and wants to indicate to a contestant that he must retire to a corner, the referee shall point his finger to instruct the contestant to retire to the farthest neutral corner.

O.C. 662-95, s. 96.

97.  Where a contestant deliberately removes his mouthpiece, the referee shall deduct 1 point; if the contestant again removes his mouthpiece during the same bout, the referee shall disqualify him.

O.C. 662-95, s. 97.

98.  Where a contestant accidentally loses his mouthpiece, the referee shall stop the bout immediately after the exchange of blows taking place and shall send the other contestant to a neutral corner by pointing his finger.

One of the persons authorized to be present in the corner of the contestant who has lost his mouthpiece shall clean the mouthpiece and give it back to the contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 98.

99.  The referee may stop the bout if he considers that 1 of the contestants is not doing his best to win or that both are not doing so. He may then disqualify either contestant or both contestants, in which case he shall make a report to the board explaining the reasons for his decision.

O.C. 662-95, s. 99.

100.  The referee may remove any person present in a contestant's corner where he considers that the person is violating a provision of this Regulation and may deduct 1 or more points from the contestant or disqualify him.

O.C. 662-95, s. 100.

101.  Only the referee and the contestants shall be present in the ring during a round.

The referee shall interrupt the bout if any person mounts the ring during a round and may disqualify a contestant if that person is a member of his team.

O.C. 662-95, s. 101.

102.  The referee shall stop the bout where the physician advises him that a contestant is no longer fit to continue.

O.C. 662-95, s. 102.

103.  The referee may disqualify a contestant who leaves the ring between rounds.

O.C. 662-95, s. 103.

104.  Where the referee stops a bout, he shall so inform the chief official and shall indicate his reason for stopping it.

O.C. 662-95, s. 104.

105.  A contestant shall be declared “knocked down” where, as a result of his opponent's actions,

  (1)    a part of his body, other than his feet, comes into contact with the ring mat following a legal blow from his opponent; or

  (2)    only the ropes are preventing him from falling to the ring mat.

O.C. 662-95, s. 105; O.C. 392-2004, s. 8.

106.  Where a contestant has been knocked down, the referee shall instruct the opponent to retire to the farthest neutral corner, which the referee shall indicate by pointing. He shall then pick up the timekeeper's count of the knock down.

If the opponent does not remain in the neutral corner, the referee shall stop the count until the opponent returns there and shall then resume the count from the point at which it was interrupted.

O.C. 662-95, s. 106.

107.  A contestant who has been knocked down by a legal blow shall take an 8 count.

O.C. 662-95, s. 107.

108.  Where a contestant falls to the ring mat as the result of a legal blow, the referee shall clearly indicate the count by marking off each second with a motion of his arm. If the contestant is still down when the count of 10 is reached or if the contestant is on his feet but is unable to continue the bout, the referee shall indicate a knock-out by crossing his arms above his head.

O.C. 662-95, s. 108.

109.  Where a contestant falls from the ring or is thrown from the ring as the result of a legal blow, he shall, before the count of 20, return to the ring without the assistance of any person authorized to be present in his corner, failing which the referee shall stop the bout and declare a knock-out.

Where a person other than a person authorized to be present in the contestant's corner assists the contestant, the referee shall determine whether the assistance received contributed to the contestant's return to the ring. If so, he shall disqualify the contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 109.

110.  Where a contestant who has fallen to the ring mat gets up before the count of 10 is reached and falls down again without receiving a blow, the referee shall resume the count from the point at which it was interrupted.

O.C. 662-95, s. 110.

111.  Where a contestant falls down accidentally, the referee shall order him to get up immediately and, where the contestant does not do so, shall give him a 10 count.

O.C. 662-95, s. 111.

112.  Where a contestant receives a blow below the belt, the referee may interrupt the bout and may allow him up to 5 minutes to recover.

If the contestant does not continue the bout after that time, the referee shall indicate that the contestant has lost by withdrawal.

O.C. 662-95, s. 112.

113.  The referee may warn a contestant, may penalize him through the loss of points or may disqualify him without prior warning depending on the nature and consequences of the fouls referred to in this Regulation and on whether those fouls were committed intentionally.

O.C. 662-95, s. 113.

114.  The referee shall rule on any question arising during a bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 114.

115.  The referee shall show the winner by raising the winner's arm.

O.C. 662-95, s. 115.

DIVISION  XV
TIMEKEEPING

116.  An inspector shall time the duration of rounds and the counts at knock-downs. He shall signal the beginning and end of each round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 116.

117.  The timekeeper shall stop or restart the timing device at the referee's command.

O.C. 662-95, s. 117.

118.  The timekeeper shall time the 1-minute rest period after each round and shall signal by a whistle that 10 seconds remain before the beginning of the next round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 118.

119.  If at the end of a round, except the final round of a bout other than a championship, a contestant has been knocked down and the count has begun, the timekeeper shall not sound the bell before the referee gives the command “Box!”.

O.C. 662-95, s. 119.

120.  The timekeeper shall begin to count the seconds as soon as a contestant goes down.

He shall, while referring to his timing device, indicate the seconds visibly and audibly until the referee picks up the count.

O.C. 662-95, s. 120.

121.  Where a bout ends before the scheduled number of rounds, the timekeeper shall inform the chief official of the exact duration of the bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 121.

DIVISION  XVI
JUDGES AND SCORING

122.  Judges shall apply the provisions of this Regulation that govern scoring.

O.C. 662-95, s. 122.

123.  There shall be 3 judges assigned to each bout, and they shall take up places at ringside and be seated at tables on different sides of the ring.

O.C. 662-95, s. 123.

124.  A judge shall use only the score cards provided by the chief official.

O.C. 662-95, s. 124.

125.  The number of points awarded to each contestant shall be written in ink on the judge's score card immediately after each round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 125.

126.  A judge shall sign or initial his score card before handing it in to the chief official at the end of each round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 126.

127.  The judges shall base their decision on the effectiveness of the contestants, taking into account the following factors, which are listed by order of importance:

  (1)     the recurrence and power of legal blows;

  (2)    aggressiveness, as demonstrated by the contestant's forcing the fight during the round by making the greater number of attacks;

  (3)    conspicuous ring generalship, that is, skill in swiftly taking advantage of all opportunities offered, and the ability to cope with all situations as they arise, to foresee and neutralize the opponent's attacks and to adopt a style with which the opponent is not particularly comfortable; and

  (4)    defence by skillful evasions and parries.

O.C. 662-95, s. 127; O.C. 392-2004, s. 9.

128.  A judge shall deduct 1 or more points where the referee directs him to do so by reason of a foul committed by a contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 128.

129.  In exceptional instances, where neither of the contestants has obtained an advantage, a judge shall score the round even.

O.C. 662-95, s. 129.

130.  The 10-point scoring system shall be used for all bouts. The points of the contestant leading a round shall be maintained at 10 and, where the referee deducts points from that contestant, those points shall be added to the other contestant's points.

The loser shall receive between 9 and 6 points based on his performance, except where the referee deducts points.

Each contestant shall receive 10 points for a round that is scored even.

O.C. 662-95, s. 130; O.C. 392-2004, s. 10.

DIVISION  XVII
FOULS

131.  Each of the following acts constitutes a foul:

  (1)    attacking an opponent while holding the ropes or using the ropes to attack;

  (2)    crouching below the level of an opponent's belt in a manner that is dangerous to the opponent;

  (3)    butting with the head;

  (4)    ignoring the referee's instructions;

  (5)    attempting to strike an opponent immediately after the referee has ordered “Break!” and before stepping back;

  (6)    attacking the referee or behaving aggressively towards him;

  (7)    hitting an opponent below the belt;

  (8)    hitting an opponent while he is down or is getting up or after the bell has sounded;

  (9)    holding an opponent with one hand, while hitting him with the other;

  (10)    deliberately holding an opponent to maintain a clinch;

  (11)    wrestling with an opponent;

  (12)    pushing an opponent about the ring or into the ropes;

  (13)    hitting an opponent with any part of the body other than the fists;

  (14)    hitting an opponent with an open glove, with the inside of the hand or with the wrist, or giving any backhand blow;

  (15)    deliberately touching the ring mat without having been hit;

  (16)    deliberately hitting an opponent in the back or kidney area or hitting the back of the neck or head. A blow to the head behind the ear or on the side of the neck when an opponent turns his head to avoid the blow does not constitute a foul;

  (17)    doing a complete turn before hitting;

  (18)    using crude or inappropriate language in the ring;

  (19)    rubbing the laces of a glove against an opponent's face;

  (20)    indulging in any unsportsmanlike conduct or any conduct that could be detrimental to the good name of boxing;

  (21)    refusing to fight;

  (22)    striking an opponent's eye with the thumb; and

  (23)    not resuming the bout immediately after the minute of rest.

O.C. 662-95, s. 131; O.C. 392-2004, s. 11.

DIVISION  XVIII
DECISIONS

132.  The chief official shall render his decision based on the results entered on the score cards by the 3 judges.

O.C. 662-95, s. 132.

133.  A contestant shall be declared the winner where he receives the favourable decision of 2 or 3 judges.

O.C. 662-95, s. 133.

134.  A bout shall be declared a draw where there are 2 or 3 “draw” decisions or where the 3 decisions are different.

O.C. 662-95, s. 134.

135.  Where a contestant is cut as the result of an intentional foul and the bout cannot go on by reason of the seriousness of the cut, the offending contestant shall be disqualified.

Where the bout can go on, the referee shall deduct 2 points from the offending contestant. In such a case, the referee shall inform the judges and the chief official that the cut has been caused by an intentional foul and that if the cut worsens and causes the bout to be stopped, the decision must be a “technical win”, applied to the round during which the bout is stopped, for the contestant who is leading on the score cards, including the score card for the round in which the bout is stopped.

O.C. 662-95, s. 135.

136.  Where a contestant is cut as the result of an unintentional foul and the bout cannot go on by reason of the seriousness of the cut, the referee shall make a technical decision, applied to the round during which the bout is stopped, in favour of the contestant who is leading on the score cards, including the score card for the round during which the bout is stopped.

Where the bout can go on, the referee may deduct 1 or more points from the offending contestant, depending on the seriousness of the foul. The referee shall inform the judges and the chief official that the cut has been caused by an unintentional foul and that if the cut worsens as the result of a legal blow and causes the bout to be stopped, the decision must be made based on the score cards, including the score card for the round during which the bout is stopped.

If the cut worsens as the result of an illegal blow and causes the bout to be stopped, the offending contestant shall lose by disqualification.

O.C. 662-95, s. 136.

137.  Notwithstanding section 136, where circumstances described in that section occur and where the contestants have fought less than half the scheduled number of rounds for the bout, the decision shall be a “technical draw”.

O.C. 662-95, s. 137; O.C. 392-2004, s. 12.

138.  Where both contestants are injured or have been knocked down simultaneously and are not able to resume the bout, the contestant leading on the score cards shall be declared the winner.

O.C. 662-95, s. 138.

139.  Where a contestant withdraws of his own accord or fails to resume the bout immediately after the 1-minute rest period between rounds, his opponent shall be declared the winner by a technical knock-out presumed to have occurred in the preceding round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 139; O.C. 392-2004, s. 13.

140.  Where a contestant injures himself in committing or in attempting to commit a foul, the injury shall be considered to result from a legal blow by his opponent.

O.C. 662-95, s. 140.

141.  Where a contestant is injured as a result of a legal blow and the bout cannot go on by reason of the seriousness of the injury, the referee shall interrupt the bout, shall consult the physician and, if the physician considers that the bout must be stopped, shall declare the injured contestant the loser by a technical knock-out.

O.C. 662-95, s. 141.

142.  Where the referee considers that a contestant is no longer able to defend himself or stand up to his opponent, he shall stop the bout and declare the opponent the winner by a technical knock-out.

The referee shall also stop the bout and render the same decision where the person in charge of the sports event, considering the contestant to be no longer able to defend himself or stand up to his opponent, asks the referee to do so.

O.C. 662-95, s. 142.

143.  Where a contestant has been knocked down 3 times in 1 round, his opponent shall be declared the winner by a technical knock-out, except during a world championship.

O.C. 662-95, s. 143.

144.  Where a contestant is disqualified, his opponent shall be declared the winner. If both contestants are disqualified, the decision shall be the disqualification of both contestants.

O.C. 662-95, s. 144.

145.  Where a contestant has been knocked down and cannot resume the bout before the count of 10, his opponent shall be declared the winner by a knock-out.

O.C. 662-95, s. 145.

146.  Where a contestant has been knocked down and it seems evident that he will not be able to resume the bout after the 10 count, the referee is not obliged to give him that count and may immediately ask the physician to report to the ring.

O.C. 662-95, s. 146.

147.  The referee may interrupt or end a bout for exceptional reasons beyond his or the contestants' control. In such a case, he shall consult the chief official in making his decision as to the result of the bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 147.

148.  Where a contestant does not report to the ring after having received the order of an official, the official shall inform the referee, who shall begin the count. Where the contestant does not report to the ring within 10 seconds, the referee shall declare the opponent the winner by default.

O.C. 662-95, s. 148.

148.1.  A contestant who obtains a positive result in an anti-doping test, or who refuses or fails to submit to an anti-doping test, shall be disqualified.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 14.

DIVISION  XIX
ROUNDS AND INTERVALS BETWEEN BOUTS

149.  Each round shall last 3 minutes in a men's bout, and 2 minutes in a women's bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 149; O.C. 392-2004, s. 15.

150.  The rest period between rounds shall be 1 minute.

O.C. 662-95, s. 150.

151.    (Revoked).

O.C. 662-95, s. 151; O.C. 392-2004, s. 16.

152.  A contestant shall have fought

  (1)    at least 4 bouts of 4 or 6 rounds and have won at least 50% of those bouts before fighting a bout of 8 or 10 rounds; and

  (2)    at least 4 bouts of 8 or 10 rounds and have won at least 50% of those bouts before fighting a bout of more than 10 rounds.

Notwithstanding the first paragraph, the technical evaluation committee provided for in Division XXII may, in accordance with section 165, determine specific requirements for a kick boxer wishing to take part in a boxing event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 152.

153.  A bout shall have 4, 6, 8 or 10 rounds and, in the case of a championship bout, may have 12 rounds.

O.C. 662-95, s. 153.

154.  There shall be a period of rest of 7 days between 2 bouts for a contestant who has fought a bout of 4 rounds or fewer. The rest period shall be 14 days where a contestant has fought a bout of 5 or 6 rounds, 21 days where he has fought a bout of 7, 8 or 9 rounds, and 30 days where he has fought a bout of 10 rounds or more.

During the rest period, a contestant shall not participate as a contestant in the program of a combat sports event.

For the purposes of this section, a ladder tournament is considered to be a single bout provided that each bout in the tournament comprises not more than 5 rounds and a participating contestant may not fight more than 12 rounds in all.

O.C. 662-95, s. 154.

DIVISION  XX
CHAMPIONSHIP BOUTS

155.  A championship bout may be governed by the rules of the body sanctioning the bout provided that those rules enhance the safety of the contestants.

O.C. 662-95, s. 155.

156.  For a championship bout, the representative of the body sanctioning the bout, the contestants, the managers, the trainers and the organizer shall take part in a meeting to which they shall be called by the person in charge of the sports event and at which they shall be informed of the rules.

O.C. 662-95, s. 156.

DIVISION  XXI
PHYSICIANS AND MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

157.  The board shall designate a physician, who shall be the board's mandatary and may stop a bout at any time, or in the case of a ladder tournament at the end of each bout, to examine a contestant and determine whether he is medically fit to continue. Where the physician is of the opinion that the contestant is not fit to continue the bout, he shall so inform the referee, who shall stop the bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 157; O.C. 275-99, s. 1.

158.  A physician designated by the board shall at all times be present at ringside during a bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 158.

159.  Contestants shall undergo the following medical examinations:

  (1)    the examination required to obtain a contestant's licence, provided for in Schedule 1-A;

  (2)    the examination required when a contestant domiciled in Québec wishes to participate in a program, provided for in Schedule 1-A;

  (3)    the examination immediately preceding a bout, provided for in Schedule 1-A;

  (4)    the examination following a bout, provided for in Schedule 1-B;

  (5)    the examination preceding the resumption of training, where medically required, provided for in section 61 of the Regulation respecting combat sports licensing (chapter S-3.1, r. 7); and

  (6)    where a contestant is domiciled in Québec, a CAT scan of the brain when the contestant makes his professional debut and every 2 years thereafter.

The examination referred to in subparagraph 2 shall not be required where less than 30 days elapse between the time when a contestant undergoes the examination required under subparagraph 1 and the time when he would be required to undergo the examination required under subparagraph 2.

O.C. 662-95, s. 159; O.C. 392-2004, s. 17.

160.  Only the physician designated by the board may carry out the examinations required under subparagraphs 3 and 4 of the first paragraph of section 159.

O.C. 662-95, s. 160.

161.  The physician shall fill out the forms in Schedules 1-A and 1-B and shall submit them to the person in charge of the sports event. He shall also fill out the medical sections of the contestant's passport or booklet.

O.C. 662-95, s. 161.

162.  Where the physician prescribes an examination that is not provided for on the appropriate form, the contestant shall submit to the person in charge of the sports event a medical certificate attesting the results of the examination.

O.C. 662-95, s. 162.

DIVISION  XXII
TECHNICAL EVALUATION COMMITTEE

163.  There shall be a technical evaluation committee to assess contestants.

O.C. 662-95, s. 163.

164.  The committee shall comprise 3 members appointed by the board. In addition to the representative of the board, there shall be 1 representative from the amateur sports milieu and 1 representative from the sports milieu in which purses or remuneration are offered to contestants, in the discipline for which the contestant has applied for a licence, or 2 representatives from 1 of those sports milieus.

O.C. 662-95, s. 164.

165.  The duties of the committee shall be to assess a contestant's technical aptitude to participate in a sports event in a discipline for which the contestant applies for a licence for the first time.

The committee may also evaluate, for the purposes of section 152, the number of rounds that may take place during a boxing event involving a contestant who has experience in kickboxing and, for the purposes of section 194, the number of rounds that may take place during a kickboxing event involving a contestant who has experience in boxing.

O.C. 662-95, s. 165.

166.  In assessing the technical aptitude of a contestant who has never participated in a sports event in Québec, the committee shall consider the following criteria:

  (1)    the contestant's age;

  (2)    his amateur record;

  (3)    the length of his training;

  (4)    the quality of his technical demonstration before the committee;

  (5)    his awareness of the risks inherent in practising the combat sport for which he has applied for a licence; and

  (6)    his reflexes, physical condition and state of health.

O.C. 662-95, s. 166; O.C. 392-2004, s. 18.

167.  The committee shall submit its recommendations to the board in writing.

O.C. 662-95, s. 167.

DIVISION  XXIII
CONTRACTS

§1.  Organizer

168.  To participate in a combat sports event, a contestant shall be bound to the organizer of that event by a contract that is valid for a single sports event and that provides for or stipulates, in particular,

  (1)    the minimum amount of the purse or the percentage of the receipts from the sports event that the contestant is entitled to receive as remuneration, which shall not be less than $100 for each round covered by the contract;

  (2)    the place and date of the sports event;

  (3)    that the organizer undertakes to pay the contestant's accommodation expenses and the remuneration to which the contestant is entitled under the contract where the contestant is present at the official weigh-in but where his opponent or a substitute opponent is unable to fight as scheduled;

  (4)    that, except as provided for by law or required by an organization sanctioning a championship bout, the organizer undertakes not to deduct any amount from the purse or remuneration of the contestant;

  (5)    that the organizer undertakes not to require the contestant to repay any amount disbursed for the contestant's benefit;

  (6)    that the organizer undertakes not to require the contestant to pay any amount of money for any purpose;

  (7)    the maximum weight that the contestant must achieve at the official weigh-in;

  (8)    that 20% of the purse or of the contestant's remuneration will be deducted and paid to his opponent where the contestant fails to achieve the weight specified in the contract at the official weigh-in;

  (9)    the number of rounds in which the contestant must take part;

  (10)    the name, weight, and results of the previous bouts of the contestant's opponent;

  (11)    that the contestant undertakes to provide the organizer with the official results of his previous bouts;

  (12)    the cancellation of the contract

  (a)      if the contestant's or organizer's licence is cancelled or suspended; or

  (b)      if the contestant is declared unfit to fight following a medical examination; and

  (13)    that the organizer undertakes not to transfer any or all of his rights and obligations to a third person.

O.C. 662-95, s. 168; O.C. 392-2004, s. 19.

169.  Any contract that binds a contestant and an organizer for more than 1 combat sports event shall not run for more than 2 years. The organizer shall send a copy of such contract to the board within 10 days following its signing along with any amendment to the contract, not later than before the holding of the sports event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 169; O.C. 392-2004, s. 20.

169.1.  A contract binding an organizer and a contestant for more than one sports event shall provide for or stipulate, in particular,

  (1)    the duration of the contract and the number of scheduled bouts;

  (2)    the amount of the purse for each bout;

  (3)    the renegotiation of the contestant's remuneration if the contestant takes part in a championship bout before the end of his contract; the renegotiation will involve, in particular, the contestant's remuneration and the expenses relating to sparring partners and training camps;

  (4)    that the organizer may not charge more than 10% of the contestant's purse if he provides him with the services of a trainer;

  (5)    that the organizer undertakes to pay all the contestant's travel expenses if a bout is to take place outside Québec;

  (6)    except if the contract is cancelled, that the contestant undertakes not to sign a contract with another organizer before the expiry date of the contract;

  (7)    that the organizer undertakes not to transfer his rights to a third person, unless the contestant agrees to the transfer and benefits from at least 80% of the difference between the consideration paid for the transfer of the rights for each bout and the amount of the purse to which the contestant is entitled for each bout; and

  (8)    the cancellation of the contract

  (a)      if the organizer's or contestant's licence is cancelled or suspended for the unexpired duration of the contract; or

  (b)      if the contestant is declared unfit to fight following a medical examination for the unexpired duration of the contract.

O.C. 392-2004, s. 21.

170.  The organizer shall pay the contestant the amount of his purse or remuneration only in cash or by cheque.

O.C. 662-95, s. 170.

171.  Where the purse or remuneration of a contestant is payable as a percentage of the receipts, the receipts shall be calculated on the face value of the tickets sold, excluding complimentary tickets and after deduction of the duties required by the board for the issue of the organizer's licence valid for 1 sports event and the government taxes paid.

O.C. 662-95, s. 171.

172.  The amount of the expenses granted to a contestant shall comprise only accommodation expenses and training costs.

O.C. 662-95, s. 172; O.C. 392-2004, s. 22.

§2.  Manager

173.  A contract binding a manager and a contestant shall not run for more than 3 years, and the percentage of the fees paid to the manager shall not exceed 20% of the amount of the contestant's purse or remuneration, except where the manager also acts as the contestant's trainer, in which case the percentage shall not exceed 30%.

The contract shall provide for or stipulate, in particular,

  (1)    that the manager undertakes not to require the contestant to repay any amount disbursed for the contestant's benefit;

  (2)    that neither the manager nor the contestant may transfer his rights and obligations to a third person, except if both parties agree; and

  (3)    the cancellation of the contract

  (a)      if the manager's or contestant's licence is cancelled or suspended for the unexpired duration of the contract; or

  (b)      if the contestant is declared unfit to fight following a medical examination, for the unexpired duration of the contract.

O.C. 662-95, s. 173; O.C. 392-2004, s. 23.

174.  A manager shall send to the board a copy of a contract between himself and a contestant within 10 days following its signing.

O.C. 662-95, s. 174.

§3.  Trainer

175.  A contract binding a trainer and a contestant shall not run for more than 3 years, and the percentage of the fees paid to the trainer shall not exceed 10% of the amount of the contestant's purse or remuneration, except where the trainer also acts as the contestant's manager, in which case the percentage shall not exceed 30%.

The contract shall provide for or stipulate, in particular,

  (1)    that the trainer undertakes not to require the contestant to repay any amount disbursed for the contestant's benefit;

  (2)    that both the trainer and the contestant undertake not to transfer their rights and obligations to a third person, except if both parties agree; and

  (3)    the cancellation of the contract

  (a)      if the trainer's or contestant's licence is cancelled or suspended for the unexpired duration of the contract; or

  (b)      if the contestant is declared unfit to fight following a medical examination, for the unexpired duration of the contract.

O.C. 662-95, s. 175; O.C. 392-2004, s. 24.

176.  A trainer shall send to the board a copy of a contract between himself and a contestant within 10 days following its signing.

O.C. 662-95, s. 176.

CHAPTER  II
KICKBOXING

DIVISION  I
GENERAL

177.  For the purposes of this Chapter, “kickboxing” means a combat sport in which a contestant may use his feet and fists to strike his opponent.

O.C. 662-95, s. 177.

178.  Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, the provisions of Chapter I apply with the necessary modifications to kickboxing, except paragraph 1 of section 55 and sections 68, 86, 92, 109, 131, 149, 152 and 153.

O.C. 662-95, s. 178.

DIVISION  II
FOOT PROTECTORS

179.  Foot protectors shall be put on in the dressing room. They shall be held in place by a strip of adhesive tape 2.54 cm (1 in) wide which shall not be wrapped around the foot protector more than twice.

O.C. 662-95, s. 179.

180.  An inspector shall inspect the foot protectors before the bout and may refuse to allow their use where

  (1)    they are not in good condition;

  (2)    they are not smooth or are altered in any way whatsoever;

  (3)    they do not have a stirrup to fit under the instep; or

  (4)    they do not completely cover the upper part of the foot.

O.C. 662-95, s. 180.

DIVISION  III
CONTESTANT'S RING COSTUME

181.  During a bout, contestants shall wear

  (1)    an abdominal support with an integrated cup protector or a pubic bone protector for female contestants;

  (2)    a pair of loose-fitting shorts covering the leg to mid-thigh, having an elastic belt and riding no higher than the waistline;

  (3)    a tee shirt for female contestants;

  (4)    a pair of gloves;

  (5)    a pair of foot protectors and a pair of shin guards of soft material; and

  (6)    a fitted mouthpiece.

O.C. 662-95, s. 181.

DIVISION  IV
CHIEF OFFICIAL

182.  The chief official shall keep a cumulative score card for each bout. After each round, he shall tally the points awarded by each judge, shall check that their score cards are signed or initialed, shall deduct the number of points corresponding to any missing kicks pursuant to section 189 and shall inform the referee thereof. At the end of the bout, he shall render his decision based on the points.

O.C. 662-95, s. 182.

183.  The chief official shall inform the referee that a contestant is disqualified where the contestant has not given the number of kicks required within 2 rounds in the case of a bout lasting 3 to 7 rounds, or within 3 rounds in the case of a bout lasting 8 rounds or more.

O.C. 662-95, s. 183.

184.  Before giving the signal to begin a bout, the referee shall see that the physician, 3 judges, 2 kick officials and at least 1 timekeeper are present at ringside.

O.C. 662-95, s. 184.

185.  Where a contestant falls from the ring or is thrown from the ring as a result of a legal blow, the referee shall begin the count as if the contestant were in the ring.

Where a contestant is thrown from the ring as the result of an illegal blow, the referee shall instruct the timekeeper to stop the timing device. The contestant may be assisted in getting up by a person from his corner, but he shall immediately re-enter the ring without assistance.

O.C. 662-95, s. 185.

DIVISION  V
KICK OFFICIALS

186.  There shall be 2 kick officials at ringside, visible to the contestants, during the entire bout.

O.C. 662-95, s. 186.

187.  During each round, a kick official shall be assigned to each contestant and shall indicate, by means of a numbered display board, the number of valid kicks executed by that contestant. He shall enter that number on the contestant's score card and shall sign or initial the card before submitting it to the chief official after each round.

O.C. 662-95, s. 187.

188.  A kick is valid where the contestant effectively strikes or effectively attempts to strike an authorized part of his opponent's body.

O.C. 662-95, s. 188.

189.  During a bout a contestant shall give a minimum of 8 kicks per round.

A contestant who fails to give the required number of kicks per round shall make up the missing kicks in the next round, in addition to having a point deducted for each missing kick.

Where neither contestant is able to make up missing kicks in the next round in accordance with the rule established in the second paragraph, the contestant who is leading on the score cards shall be declared the winner at the end of that round.

Each time a contestant is knocked down, the mandatory number of kicks is reduced by 1 for each contestant.

O.C. 662-95, s. 189.

DIVISION  VI
FOULS

190.  Each of the following acts constitutes a foul:

  (1)    attacking an opponent while holding the ropes or using the ropes to attack;

  (2)    crouching below the level of an opponent's belt;

  (3)    butting with the head;

  (4)    ignoring the referee's instructions;

  (5)    attempting to strike an opponent immediately after the referee has ordered “Break!” and before stepping back;

  (6)    attacking the referee or behaving aggressively towards him;

  (7)    hitting an opponent below the belt;

  (8)    hitting an opponent while he is down or is getting up or after the bell has sounded;

  (9)    holding an opponent with one hand, while hitting him with the other;

  (10)    holding an opponent deliberately to maintain a clinch;

  (11)    wrestling with an opponent;

  (12)    pushing an opponent about the ring or into the ropes;

  (13)    hitting an opponent with any part of the body other than the fists or feet;

  (14)    hitting an opponent with an open glove, with the inside of the hand or with the wrist;

  (15)    deliberately touching the ring mat without having been hit;

  (16)    deliberately hitting an opponent in the back or kidney area or hitting the back of the head or neck. A blow to the head behind the ear or on the side of the neck when an opponent turns his head to avoid the blow does not constitute a foul;

  (17)    rubbing the laces of a glove against an opponent's face;

  (18)    using crude or inappropriate language in the ring;

  (19)    using or attempting to use any projection other than the sweep;

  (20)    grabbing or holding the foot or leg of an opponent, followed by a projection or a blow;

  (21)    extending the leg to block that of an opponent in order to prevent him from kicking;

  (22)    indulging in any unsportsmanlike conduct which could injure an opponent or be detrimental to the good name of kickboxing;

  (23)    refusing to fight;

  (24)    hitting an opponent's eye with the thumb; or

  (25)    not resuming the bout immediately after the minute of rest.

O.C. 662-95, s. 190.

191.  A contestant may execute a sweep with the sole of the foot or the upper part of the foot against the outer edge of his opponent's foot that is covered by the foot protector. Contact with any other part of the leg while doing a sweep is a foul.

O.C. 662-95, s. 191.

DIVISION  VII
ROUNDS AND REST PERIODS

192.  Each round shall last 2 minutes.

O.C. 662-95, s. 192.

193.  The maximum number of rounds in a program shall be 60.

O.C. 662-95, s. 193.

194.  A contestant shall have fought

  (1)    at least 4 bouts of 3, 4, 5 or 6 rounds and have won at least 50% of those bouts before fighting a bout of 7, 8, 9 or 10 rounds; and

  (2)    at least 4 bouts of 7, 8, 9 or 10 rounds and have won at least 50% of those bouts before fighting a bout of 11 or 12 rounds.

Notwithstanding the first paragraph, the technical evaluation committee provided for in Division XXII of Chapter I may, in accordance with section 165, determine specific requirements for a boxer wishing to take part in a kickboxing event.

O.C. 662-95, s. 194.

195.  A bout shall have 4 to 10 rounds and, in the case of a championship bout, may have 11 or 12 rounds.

O.C. 662-95, s. 195.

CHAPTER  II.1
MIXED BOXING

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  I
GENERAL

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.1.  For the purposes of this Chapter,

“mixed boxing” means a combat sport during which contestants of the same sex fight standing or on the mat; when they fight standing, the contestants use kickboxing techniques unless modified in this Chapter; when they fight on the mat, the only permitted submission techniques are those described in this Chapter.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 25.

195.2.  Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, the provisions of this Regulation applicable to kickboxing apply, with the necessary modifications, to mixed boxing, except sections 30, 37, 39, 56, paragraphs 2 to 4 of section 59, sections 72, 79, 81 to 83, 87, 94, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110 to 113, 116, 118 to 121, 132, 134 to 137, 139, 154, the second paragraph of section 165, sections 179 and 180, paragraph 5 of section 181 and sections 182 to 195.

Paragraphs 2, 3 and 5 of section 68 apply with the necessary modifications to mixed boxing.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 26.

DIVISION  II
THE RING

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.3.  The organizer shall set up around the ring a safety perimeter that is 1 m (3 ft) wide.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.4.  The organizer shall provide the necessary equipment to set up the ring and shall ensure that the ring meets the specifications of any of the following rings:

  (1)    the square ring: it shall be no smaller than 6 m × 6 m (20 ft × 20 ft) inside the ropes and shall respect the provisions described in paragraphs 2 and 10 of section 55; the safety perimeter's floor around the ring shall be covered with a protective mat of “ensolite” or an equivalent material at least 5 cm (2 in) thick;

  (2)    the octagonal ring: it shall respect the provisions of paragraphs 4 and 8 of section 55 and meet the following specifications:

  (a)      the distance between 2 facing corners is 7.5 m (24 ft);

  (b)      8 posts of 1.7 m (5.5 ft) high in each corner of the ring are joined by a metal frame; the posts and frame shall be padded and covered with protective material;

  (c)      a plastified metallic fence around the frame between each post;

  (d)      the ring floor shall be covered with a protective mat of “ensolite” or an equivalent material at least 2.5 cm (1 in) thick and with a clean, tightly stretched canvas;

  (e)      one of the segments surrounding the ring shall have a door permitting the entry of the participants; the said door shall have an outside lock.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  III
BANDAGES

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.5.  When contestants wear bandages, the bandages shall respect the provisions of Division VIII of Chapter I.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  IV  (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1 O.C. 392-2004, s. 27.

195.6.    (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 27.

DIVISION  V
WEIGHT

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.7.  A bout cannot take place when the difference in weight between the 2 contestants at the official weigh-in is greater than 6.80 kg (15 lbs).

However, the first paragraph does not apply when the contestants' weight is greater than 90.71 kg (200 lbs).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 28.

DIVISION  VI
PRESENCE IN CORNERS

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.8.  Only 1 person may be present in a contestant's corner during a bout. Only that person is authorized to request that the referee stop the bout by mounting the ring, or to ask the referee for any information between rounds.

The name of the person shall be given to the referee before the bout begins.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 29.

DIVISION  VII
REFEREE AND OFFICIALS

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.9.  Where a contestant has been knocked down, the referee shall instruct the opponent to retire to the farthest corner, which the referee shall indicate by pointing.

The referee may stop the bout and declare the opponent the winner when a contestant is no longer able to defend himself adequately.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 30.

195.10.    (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 31.

195.11.  Notwithstanding section 178, section 109 applies to a bout that takes place in a square ring.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.12.    (Revoked).

O.C 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 31.

195.13.  Where a contestant receives a blow to the genitals or to the knee, the referee may interrupt the bout and allow up to 5 minutes for recovery.

If the contestant does not continue the bout after that delay, the referee shall:

  (1)    following a blow to the genitals, indicate that the contestant has lost by abandonment;

  (2)    following a blow to the knee, disqualify his opponent.

However, sweep with the sole of the foot or the upper part of the foot against the opponent's leg is permitted.

O.C 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  VIII
TIMINGKEEPING

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.14.  An inspector shall time the duration of bouts.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 32.

195.15.    (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 33.

195.16.    (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 2.

195.17.  When a bout ends, the timekeeper shall inform the chief official of the exact duration of the bout.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  IX
JUDGES

O.C. 686-98.

195.18.  The judge shall base his decision on the effectiveness of the contestants, taking into account the following factors:

  (1)    a blow struck to any vulnerable part of the body;

  (2)    aggressiveness, as demonstrated by the contestant's forcing the fight during the round by making the greater number of attacks;

  (3)    conspicuous ring generalship, that is, skill in swiftly taking advantage of all opportunities offered, and the ability to cope with all situations as they arise, to foresee and neutralize the opponent's attacks and to adopt a style with the opponent is not particularly comfortable;

  (4)    defence by skillful evasions and parries; and

  (5)    the ability for a contestant to take down an opponent on the mat.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.19.  Following the overtime period, up to 3 judges designated by the board determine the winner of the bout.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  X
DECISIONS

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.20.  Where a contestant is cut as the result of an intentional foul, the offending contestant shall be disqualified.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.21.  Where a contestant is cut as the result of an unintentional foul and the bout cannot go on by reason of the seriousness of the cut, the referee shall make a technical decision in favour of the contestant who is leading according to the judge.

Where the bout can go on, the referee may formally warn the offending contestant, depending on the seriousness of the foul. The referee shall inform the judge and the chief official that the cut has been caused by an unintentional foul and that if the cut worsens as a result of a legal blow and causes the bout to be stopped, the decision must be rendered by the judge.

If the cut worsens as a result of an unintentional foul and causes the bout to be stopped, the referee shall make a technical decision favourable for the contestant who is leading according to the judge.

If the cut worsens as a result of an intentional foul and causes the bout to be stopped, the offending contestant shall lose by disqualification.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.22.  Notwithstanding section 195.21, where the circumstances described in that section occur before the first round of a 3-round bout or before the second round of a 5-round bout, except during a ladder tournament, the decision shall be a “technical draw”.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 34.

195.23.  A contestant shall be disqualified if, according to the referee, he has committed an intentional foul.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.24.  A contestant who repeats the same unintentional foul after 1 formal warning from the referee, shall be disqualified. A formal warning shall be indicated to the contestant and the chief official.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 392-2004, s. 35.

195.25.    (Revoked).

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 2.

195.26.  If the referee does not declare a winner after the overtime period, the winner shall be determined by the judge.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  XI
CHIEF OFFICIAL

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.27.  Before signalling the start of a bout, the referee shall see that the physician, 1 or more judges and at least 1 timekeeper are present at ringside.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

DIVISION  XII
FOULS

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.28.  When the contestants are fighting, each of the following acts constitutes a foul:

  (1)    attacking an opponent while holding the ropes or by using the fence of the ring to attack; however, using the ropes or fence of the ring to escape from a defensive position is permitted;

  (2)    biting an opponent;

  (3)    hitting or butting with the head;

  (4)    ignoring the referee's instructions;

  (5)    attempting to strike the opponent immediately after the referee has ordered “Break!” and before stepping back;

  (6)    attacking the referee or behaving aggressively towards him;

  (7)    hitting an opponent in the genitals or in the knee;

  (8)    (paragraph revoked);

  (9)    attacking an opponent's eyes with the fingers;

  (10)    clawing, pinching or scratching an opponent;

  (11)    hitting an opponent in the throat;

  (12)    hitting an opponent with the bent knee or bent elbow;

  (13)    pulling an opponent's hair;

  (14)    deliberately hitting an opponent in the back or kidney area or hitting the back of the head or neck; a blow to the head behind the ear or on the side of the neck when the opponent turns his head to avoid the blow does not constitute a foul;

  (15)    rubbing the laces of a glove against an opponent's face;

  (16)    using crude or inappropriate language in the ring;

  (17)    indulging in any unsportsmanlike conduct or conduct that could be detrimental to the good name of boxing;

  (18)    refusing to fight;

  (19)    hitting an opponent's eye with the thumb; and

  (20)    grabbing an opponent by the throat.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 3; O.C. 392-2004, s. 36.

195.29.  The following techniques used to initiate a take down of an opponent on the mat constitute fouls:

  (1)    making an opponent fall head first onto the mat;

  (2)    using any part of the body other than the hands, arms, feet or legs, to make an opponent fall; and

  (3)    hitting with any part of the body other than the fists or the feet.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.30.  Where opponents are fighting on the mat, arm or leg holds as well as strangulation are permitted.

Notwithstanding paragraphs 12 and 14 of section 195.28, a contestant may hit an opponent with his fists or thighs on any part of the body except the back, nape of the neck, back of the head and below the belt. However, if a contestant hits an opponent with his fists or thighs on those parts of the body, the referee shall have them resume the fight standing. The referee shall disqualify any contestant who hits an opponent on those parts again.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 4.

195.31.  Where a contestant has immobilized his opponent on the mat, the referee may, at any time, order him to release his hold and have the bout resume standing.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 5.

DIVISION  XIII
DURATION OF BOUT

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.32.  A bout shall last a maximum of 15 minutes, including between 1 and 3 rounds lasting not more than 5 minutes each and including a 1-minute break between rounds.

A championship bout shall last a maximum of 25 minutes, including a maximum of 5 rounds lasting not more than 5 minutes each and including a 1-minute break between rounds.

In a ladder tournament, a contestant may not fight more than 3 bouts.

There shall be a 7-day rest period between bouts for a contestant who has fought a bout of 2 rounds or fewer. The rest period shall last 14 days for a contestant who has fought a 3-round bout, 21 days for a contestant who has fought a 4-round bout, and 28 days for a contestant who has fought a 5-round bout.

During a rest period, a contestant shall not participate as a contestant in the program of a combat sports event.

For the purpose of determining a rest period, a ladder tournament is considered to be a single bout.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1; O.C. 275-99, s. 6; O.C. 392-2004, s. 37.

CHAPTER  II.2
NON APPLICABLE PROVISIONS

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

195.33.  Sections 1, 3, 6 to 8, 11 to 16, 18 to 22, 24, 26, 27, 38, 44, 47, 49, 50, 53, 54, 61, 62, 156, 163 to 169 and 171 to 176 do not apply to persons who act as an organizer, a contestant, a manager, a trainer, a corner attendant, an official or a printer in a combat sport event occurring on the territory of a reserve where a native community having concluded an agreement with the gouvernement du Québec resides.

O.C. 686-98, s. 1.

CHAPTER  III
FINAL

196.    (Omitted).

O.C. 662-95, s. 196.

197.    (Omitted).

O.C. 662-95, s. 197.

SCHEDULE  1-A

MEDICAL EXAMINATION





MEDICAL EXAMINATION
Regulation respecting combat sports (s. 159)
*	Boxing	*	Medical examination required to obtain a contestant's licence (Complete sections I, II, III, IV and V).
*	Kickboxing	*	Medical examination required when a Québec contestant wishes to participate in a combat sports event (Complete sections I, III and V).
		*	Medical examination immediately prior to a bout (Complete sections I, III and V).
SECTION I - IDENTIFICATION OF APPLICANT						
1.1 Name	First name		1.2 Pseudonym (if any)				
1.3 Address - Street		Apt. 	City or town	Province - State - Country				
1.4 Postal code	1.5 Date of birth	1.6 Weight						
___________ kg (lb)						
							
SECTION II - MEDICAL AND FAMILY HISTORY						
Indicate any contraindications to fighting: 							
						
SECTION III - MEDICAL EXAMINATION						
3.1	Hearing	Is there perforation of the tympanum?	Yes	*	No	*
		Is there hypacusis?	Yes	*	No	*
		Is there chronic otitis?	Yes	*	No	*
3.2	Vision	Is there	s Isochoria?	Yes	*	No	*
			s Is the light reflex normal?	Left: Yes *	No *	Right:	Yes	*	No	*
			s Is the fundoscopic examination normal?	Left: Yes *	No *	Right:	Yes	*	No	*
		Vision	Left: 	/20	Right:		/20			
3.3	Mouth	Is there any disease of the mouth or throat?	Yes	*	No	*
3.4	Neck (glands)	Is there any enlargement of the thyroid or lymph glands?	Yes	*	No	*
3.5	Respiratory system	Is there any evidence of 	- acute respiratory disease?
	- chronic respiratory disease?	Yes
Yes	*
*	No
No	*
*
3.6	Blood pressure		Systolic	Diastolic	At disappearance of sound
1st reading						
2nd reading										
3.7	Heart	Pulse measured by cardiac auscultation for 1 minute					
		Is there any irregularity in the heartbeat?	Yes	*	No	*
		Is there any evidence of disease of the heart or blood vessels?	Yes	*	No	*
3.8	Abdomen	Does examination reveal any abnormality? (hepatomegaly, splenomegaly)
If so, specify: 		Yes	*	No	*
3.9	Hernia	Is there any hernia?	Yes	*	No	*
3.10	Nervous system	Is there any evidence of impairment of the nervous system?	Yes	*	No	*
3.11	Hands	Is there any evidence of swelling or injury?	Yes	*	No	*
3.12	Alcohol	Is there any evidence of the use of alcoholic beverages?	Yes	*	No	*
	Drugs	Is there any evidence of the use of stimulants?	Yes	*	No	*
	Tobacco	Is tobacco used?	Yes	*	No	*
3.13	General condition	Is there any evidence of a pathological condition not specifically described above and for which an additional examination would be required?	Yes	*	No	*
3.14	Thorax	Is there a fracture of the ribs?	Yes	*	No	*
3.15	Facial bones
Nose
Maxilla	Has there been a recent fracture or sprain?	Yes	*	No	*
3.16	Feet
(for kickboxers)	Has there been a recent fracture or sprain?	Yes	*	No	*
3.17	Breasts
(for female contestants)	Does the examination reveal any abnormality?
Is a breast prosthesis used?(1)	Yes
Yes	*
*	No
No	*
*
3.18	Eyes	Examination by an ophtalmologist if the contestant is 40 years of age or older	Normal			*
			Abnormal			*
						
SECTION IV - LABORATORY TESTS						
4.1	EEG	Normal *	Abnormal *
Attach a copy of the reports.				
4.2	Exercise ECG
(if the contestant is 40 years of age or older or if he has had a physical examination which suggests cardiac problems).	Normal *	Abnormal *
Attach a copy of the reports.				
4.3	Pregnancy	Pregnancy blood test 7 days before the event(1)	Positive
Negative			*
*
4.4	Hemogram	* Hepatitis B	* Hepatitis C	* HIV	* Negative				
						
SECTION V - OTHER (If applicable)						
5.1	Remarks: 	
	
						

(1) A female contestant who uses a breast prosthesis or who is pregnant shall not be declared fit to fight.
I hereby certify that I have examined the above-named applicant and that, as a result of the examination, I consider the applicant to be:
Fit * 		Unfit *	to fight.
Signature: 		Date: 	
	(examining physician)	year 	month 	day

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 1-A.

SCHEDULE  1-B

MEDICAL EXAMINATION FOLLOWING A BOUT







MEDICAL EXAMINATION FOLLOWING A BOUT
Regulation respecting combat sports (s. 159, 1st par., subpar. 4)

This form must be completed at the conclusion of any bout in which the contestant has participated. The medical condition of the contestant and any injury sustained during the bout must be noted herein. This report must also be completed where a contestant has sustained an injury while training or in any other circumstances.
1.1 Name		1.2 Pseudonym (if any)		
1.3 Address - Street	Apt.	City or town	Province - State - Country		
1.4 Postal code	1.5 Date of birth	1.6 Weight	Date of the injury		

	Y	M	D	Y	M	D
	
General condition of contestant: 	
	
Specify any injury reported by contestant: 	
	
	
Treatment prescribed: 	
	
	
Tests or examinations administered (please indicate and/or attach results).
A copy of EEG and ECG reports and ophtalmological reports must be forwarded to the board.
	
	
	
Recommendations: 		
Physician's signature: 	 Date: 	
			
OFFICIAL USE ONLY
	
Name of 	Nature of
contestant: 		the injury: 	
Date of	Length of	Date
suspension:	suspension: 		suspension lifted:
	Y	M	D		Y	M	D
	

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 1-B.

SCHEDULE   2-A

(Revoked).

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 2-A; O.C. 275-99, s. 7; O.C. 392-2004, s. 38.

SCHEDULE   2-B

(Revoked).

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 2-B; O.C. 392-2004, s. 38.

SCHEDULE   2-C

(Revoked).

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 2-C; O.C. 392-2004, s. 38.

SCHEDULE  3

SAFETY PERIMETER




R.S.S.Q.
SAFETY PERIMETER
(s. 30)

	1	CONTESTANTS' CORNERS	12	ROUND CARD OFFICIALS
	2	RING (MINIMUM 16 x 16, MAXIMUM 20 x 20)	13	GLOVE OFFICIAL
	3	RING APRON (12 inches)	14	TELEVISION TABLE (IF APPLICABLE)
	4	JUDGES	15	TELEVISION CAMERA (IF APPLICABLE)
	5	STEPS	16	CAMERAS (IF APPLICABLE)
	6	TABLE FOR PERSON IN CHARGE OF SPORTS EVENT	17	SAFETY PERIMETER BARRIER
	7	PHYSICIAN'S AND TIMEKEEPER'S TABLE	18	SECURITY
	8	INSPECTORS
 	9	AMBULANCE ATTENDANTS (equipment, stretcher, resuscitator, 
		etc. - near ring)
	10	TRAINERS, SECONDS
	11	BOARD SECTION (30 seats)

O.C. 662-95, Sch. 3.



REFERENCES
O.C. 662-95, 1995 G.O. 2, 1511
S.Q. 1997, c. 79, s. 59
O.C. 686-98, 1998 G.O. 2, 2059
O.C. 275-99, 1999 G.O. 2, 361
O.C. 392-2004, 2004 G.O. 2, 1461