IKF
RULES REGARDING
BOUT PROTESTS

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  • Bout Reviews will only be done when there is a legit, justified and provable reason for them. Some of those issues may include but not be limited to:
    1. Personal issues with a certain judge such as favoritism or a judge having personal ties to a fighter and can be proved these ties are either negative or positive towards one or both of the fighters involved.
    2. A questionable knockdown that resulted in a standing 8 count.
    3. Problem with the round times, too long or too short.
    4. Incorrect scoring due to a knockdown or standing 8 count.
    5. If a fighter loses a point in a round for missed kicks.
    6. Failure of equipment that caused an issue with the fight. (Ring breakdown etc.)
    7. Additional reasons will be determined if justified by the IKF Headquarters.
  • A decision rendered at the termination of any contest may be changed by the IKF if the IKF determines that one of the following occurred:
    • There was found to be any conspiracy affecting the result of any contest.
    • The scorecard(s) of the judges shows an error which would mean that the decision was given to the wrong contestant.
    • There was a violation of the laws or rules governing contests, which affected the result of any contest.

  1. Any and all protests must be received by the IKF in writing within 10 days after the event from which the protest took place.
  2. No protest will be considered without the below fees.
  3. Protest MUST include a DVD of the bout. If no DVD is presented we will have no way to review the bout.
    • DVD format (No other format will be accepted - It MUST BE USA DVD)
  4. Any additional evidence should accompany the written protest such as statements, pictures etc.
  5. All protests decisions will be determined by the IKF Advisory Board within 30 days of the filed protest.

PROTEST FEES

  • Protest fees are for the following expenses:
    • The reproduction of 5 video tapes.
    • Shipping costs to mail out these video tapes to 5 IKF Approved Judges who were not associated with the event in question.
    • If no video is provided by the protesting fighter or trainer and the IKF is required to find such bout video there will be a $50 fee added to the protest fee below.

  1. Non Title Bouts & State Title Bouts:
    • Amateur: $75.00
    • Pro: $75.00

  2. National and Continental Title Bouts:
    • Amateur: $100.00
    • Pro: $125.00

  3. World or Intercontinental Title Bouts:
    • Amateur: $150.00
    • Pro: $200.00

  4. Regional "Tournament" Bout:
    • Amateur: $75.00
    • Pro: $100.00


MAILING ADDRESS

USA or STANDARD MAIL
IKF Kickboxing
P.O. Box 1205
Newcastle, California, 95658
USA

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FED/EX - UPS ETC.
IKF Kickboxing
9385 Old State Highway
Newcastle, California, 95658
USA

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