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WBCMT Under 18s Belt

Launched in 2014 by Daniel Suarez then Chairman for the UK Committee

WBCMT Under 18s Junior competition rules.

Duty of care.

WBCMT rules and regulations are overseen by national committees to insure that all sanctioned bouts  are regulated in accordance with national guidelines for the safety of under 18s.

WBCMT committees and promoters are responsible for implementing guidance for the safe guarding of under 18s who take part in sanctioned WBCMT bouts.

 

Please send details of any changes made in accordance with national guidelines for the protection of under 18s to:

wbcmuaythai@yahoo.co.uk.


WBC Muaythai Under 18s, age groups range from 10 to 17 year olds.
•Age group one, 10 & 11 year olds.
•Age group two, 12 & 13 year olds.
•Age group three, 14 & 15 year olds.
•Age group four, 16 & 17 year olds.

Groups one and two are not championship title bouts.
Winners are awarded a uniquely cast WBC Muaythai medal.
Groups three and four are WBC Muaythai Under 18s championship titles.

Protective equipment for groups, one, two and three.
Head guards.
Hand wraps.
Shin guards.
Gum shields.
Gloves 10oz / 12oz.
Groin protection.
Head guards are mandatory for groups one, two and three to prevent posable injuries. Our research has shown head on head contact amounts for most injuries in this age group of students. The health and safety of all students is important and we review our safety standards with an ongoing policy. 

Under 12s group one.
WBC muaythai UK bouts for 10 and 11 year olds.
Rounds will be staged over three X one minute thirty seconds rounds with one minute rest between rounds.
No elbow strikes of any kind are to be used.
No knee strikes of any kind are to be used.
No strikes/attacks of any kind to the head.
No spinning back fists.
Head guards and Shinguards must be worn, as approved by the country committee.

Under 14s group two.
WBC muaythai UK bouts for 12 and 13 year olds.
Rounds will be staged over three X two minute rounds with one minute thirty seconds rest between rounds.


No elbow strikes of any kind are to be used.
No knee strikes of any kind are to be used.

No strikes/attacks of any kind to the head.
No spinning back fists.
Head guards and Shinguards must be worn, as approved by the country committee.

Mandatory fighters equipment groups one and two.
10oz gloves, gum shield, groin guard, hand raps, shorts, shinguards, head guards, as approved. 
The use of Muaythai striking techniques have been reduced for groups one and two in order to protect and safe guard the fighters while still giving the opportunity to enhance the ring skills needed to progress in the sport of muaythai.

Under 16s group three.
WBC muaythai UK championships for 14 & 15 year olds.
Rounds will be staged over five X one minute thirty second rounds with one minute rest between rounds.
No elbow strikes of any kind are to be used.
No knee strikes to the head.
Head guards and Shinguards must be worn, as approved by the country committee.

Mandatory fighters equipment:
12oz gloves, gum shield, groin guard, hand raps, shorts, shinguards, head guards as approved.

Under 18s group four.
WBC muaythai UK championships for 16 & 17 year old.
Rounds will be staged over five X two minute rounds with 1 minute rest between rounds.
No elbow strikes of any kind to be used.
No knee strikes to the head.
Shinguards to be worn, as approved by fight supervisor.
Mandatory fighters equipment:
12oz gloves, gum shield, groin guard, hand raps, shorts and shinguards. Head guards may be used if agreed.

Gloves are supplied by the promoter and are to be red and blue in colour to represent the fighters corner, shin guards are to be supplied by the promoter and both gloves and shin guards are to be approved by the fight supervisor.
All other rules and policies of the WBC Muaythai apply.

To stage a WBC Muaythai under 18s bout simply complete a bout request form, details are on our European website. Email your request to your country committee chairperson.

Only countries with WBCMT committees are permitted to apply for and stage under 18s titles. 

Once the bout has been approved by the committee and confirmation received you are free to  publicises the contest.
Payment for a under 18s/16s championship belts and medals is made payable to:
Mr Kiate Gunjanasirigul.

kiatesirigul@gmail.com

Full payment details:

Bank Address : 1-5 Rachadapisek Rd., Din Daeng,
Huay Kwang, Bangkok 10310 

Name of A/C : 
Mr. Kiate Gunjanasirigul 
Address : 64 Pracharajbumphen Rd. Samsen Nok, Huay Kwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Saving A/C : 047 0 00343 5 
Swift Code : bkkbthbk

Please send email to confirm your request and payment details to:
Mr Kiate Gunjanasirigul.

The cost of a U18s / U16s champions belt is $400 each which also covers postage. The cost of medals is on application.
All local payments such as import tax are paid by the promoter.

Once your request is approved, an email shall be sent to: Mr Kiate Gunjanasirigul to confirm your order.

No belts may be ordered until all confirmation has been received and payment made in full. It is advised you allow a minimum of 4 to 6 weeks as a time frame to complete your order request.

A full medical examination is required on the day of the event.
A doctor and paramedics are to be in attendance at all times during the event.
All students shall weigh-in on the day of the event and at least 5 hours before the event starts.
The students club instructor shall be required to weigh student(s) taking part 14 days and 7 days before the date of the event and submit weights to the committee chairperson.

 

The students club instructor shall also supply a signed record of the students weights as recorded to the bout supervisor on the day of the event.

Promoters shall be required to obtain parental/guardian consent for each under 18s fighter taking part and submitted to the bout supervisor for the event. No bout shall be approved without this consent form.


A suggested consent form is as follows:
_________________________________
Parental/Guardian consent form.
Date:                                            
Club name:
Instructors name:
Mobile:                                        
Email:
Consent: I hereby agree to:
(student name)                                                            participating in the WBC Muaythai under 18s championships contest.  
In the case of an emergency or accident, I give my full consent as parent /guardian for the event promoter/instructor to act appropriately.
Medical: Please advise the promoter/instructor of any physical or medical conditions that could affect the ability to participate safely in this event i.e. heart condition, drug issues, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, anger management etc.  We do not readily exclude any person because of their medical needs; however it is essential that we have details in order to offer the best standards of care.
List:

Please give details of any medication or prescription drugs currently being taken.
List:

Photos and recordings: 
At times may be taken and used in the forwarding of the student, the club or Muaythai. They may also be used in publications for publicity purposes like the WBC UK web site, Facebook, or any other media outlet associated with the WBC Muaythai. By signing this consent form you give your permission to this.

Signature of parent/guardian:

Signature of promoter or club instructor:

Parent/guardian emergency contact details:
Name:

Contact number:
_________________________________

 

Please note that travel details to and from the event venue should also be submitted for all under 18s.

Under 14s & 12s. Please note there are no weight divisions for groups one and two.  The weight allowance between students is to be no more than two kilos Max.

 

Review date: 30/10/2019.

Under 18s & 16s weight divisions.
Male & Female.
Welterweight 66.6kg, 
Super Lightweight 63.5kg,
Lightweight 61.2kg,
Super Featherweight 58.9kg, 
Featherweight 57.1kg, 
Super Bantamweight 55.3kg,
Bantamweight 53.5kg, 
Super Flyweight 52.1kg,
Flyweight 50.8,kg,
Light flyweight 48.9kg,
Mini flyweight 47.7kg, 
Atom weight 45.0kg,