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09.14.07.00.htm 09.14.07.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 14 STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION Chapter 07 Ring Officials Authority: Business Regulation Article, §4-205, 4-303, and 4-308, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.14.07.01.htm 09.14.07.01. 01 Authority of Commission.. A. The Commission shall determine the qualifications of all ring officials.. B. The Commission shall control and direct the activities of the following individuals:. 1) Referee;. 2) Timekeepers;. 3) Physicians;. 4) Announcer;. 5) Ring inspectors;. 6) Judges; and. 7) Scorekeeper..
09.14.07.02.htm 09.14.07.02. 02 Assignments of Officials.. A. The Commission shall assign all officials in a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts contest.. B. The following persons shall be assigned as officials for each boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts contest:1) One referee;. 2) Three judges;. 3) One timekeeper;. 4) One announcer;. 5) At least two physicians;. 6) Inspectors; and. 7) Scorekeeper..
09.14.07.03.htm 09.14.07.03. 03 Referee.. A. General. The referee shall have the authority to:. 1) Supervise, generally, a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts contest;. 2) Decide all matters arising during a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts contest that are not specified in these regulations.B. Referee's Authority.. 1) The referee may stop a boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts contest during or between rounds for any of the following reasons:a) Injury to a contestant;.
09.14.07.04.htm 09.14.07.04. 04 Physicians.. A. Senior Physician. The senior physician is responsible for the health and safety of all participants during a contest and shall have the authority specified in COMAR 09.14.04.05.B. Ringside Physician. The examining physician shall exercise the duties specified in COMAR 09.14.04.05 including:1) The pre-fight examination;. 2) Examining contestants at the request of the referee; and. 3) The post-fight examination..
09.14.07.05.htm 09.14.07.05. 05 Judges.. A. The judges appointed by the Commission shall be stationed in locations designated by the Commission.B. Judges may bring any matter to the attention of the referee at the end of a round.. C. Judges shall render their scoring at the conclusion of each round.. D. A judge annually shall submit to the Commission the results of an ophthalmological evaluation as defined in COMAR 09.14.04.02A.
09.14.07.06.htm 09.14.07.06. 06 Timekeepers.. The timekeeper shall:. A. Be provided with a whistle and accurate stopwatch;. B. Be seated outside the ring, or fenced area, close to the bell and shall indicate the beginning and ending of each round by striking the bell with a metal hammer;C. Give an appropriate signal to the contestants' seconds 10 seconds before the beginning of each round;D. Inform the announcer of the exact duration of a contest that is terminated before the completion
09.14.07.07.htm 09.14.07.07. 07 Announcer.. A. The announcer shall state the following:. 1) The name of the contestants;. 2) The correct weight of the contestants; and. 3) The decision of the referee and judges.. B. The announcer may announce other matters as directed by the Commission..
09.14.07.08.htm 09.14.07.08. 08 Inspectors.. A. The Commission shall assign ringside inspectors to the corners, and may also assign inspectors to dressing rooms or any other part of the arena to ensure compliance with the regulations.B. Inspectors shall remain in their assigned positions until relieved by the supervisor of the contests.
09.14.07.9999.htm 09.14.07.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 1, 1965. Subtitle revised effective August 26, 1985 (12:17 Md. R. 1705). Chapter revised effective September 3, 1990 (17:17 Md. R. 2079). Regulation .03D adopted effective February 28, 1994 (21:4 Md. R. 275). Regulation .05D, E adopted effective February 28, 1994 (21:4 Md. R. 275) ―. Chapter revised effective July 6, 2009 (36:13 Md. R. 898).
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