14B NCAC 10 .0407          DUTIES OF JUDGES

(a)  A judge shall not also be licensed as a promoter, manager, matchmaker, or contestant.

(b)  A judge shall not have a financial or pecuniary interest in any contestant.

(c)  A judge shall not act as a judge at any boxing or kickboxing match in this State unless the match is held in accordance with the rules in this Chapter.

(d)  Three scoring judges and two kick count judges (if applicable) shall be assigned to officiate in each match. If five judges are not available, the Division representative may appoint a referee to act in the capacity of judge.

(e)  The judges shall be located in seats designated for them by the Division representative.

(f)  A match shall not begin or continue unless all judges are in their designated seats.

(g)  Judges shall, if requested by the referee, assist in deciding whether fouls have been committed, and may bring other points to the attention of the referee at the end of a round.

(h)  Each Judge shall:

(1)           Be informed of and conversant with G.S. 143, Article 68 and the rules set forth in this Chapter;

(2)           Observe at all times during the match the performance of the contestants;

(3)           Appraise such performance fairly, accurately and expertly using G.S. 143, Article 68, and the rules set forth in this Chapter;

(4)           Inscribe the result of such appraisal after each round on the round score card or match score card, whichever is appropriate, according to the scoring system adopted in this Chapter; and

(5)           Complete and sign the match score card and deliver it to the referee at the conclusion of the match.

(i)  Judges shall utilize forms provided by the Division for scoring.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-652.1; 143-655;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 1996;

Recodified from 18 NCAC 09 .0106 Eff. April 1, 1996;

Eff. April 1, 1996;

Transferred and recodified from 18 NCAC 09 Eff. November 8, 2002;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2004;

Amended Eff. March 1, 2008 (recodified from 14A NCAC 12 .0111(m));

Transferred from 14A NCAC 12 .0407 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.