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Assoc. of Boxing Commissions Annual Conference July 28-Aug. 1

by on Jun.19, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

To be held at Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 6/19/09    AGENDA

Monday, July 27, 2009 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Board of Directors Round Table

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Board of Directors Round Table
    3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Registration 
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Louisiana Boxing and Wrestling Commission
Welcoming Reception hors d’oeuvres provided
Dinner on your own    
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM   
· Registration
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM 
· Welcome by Louisiana Boxing and Wrestling Commission

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
· Introduction of Members
· Voter Authority Forms
· Approval of Meeting Minutes from 2008 Annual Meeting
· Treasurer Report
· President’s Report
11:30 AM – NOON
· Constitution Changes – Regulations of Mixed Martial Arts  (Spizler, MD)

NOON – 1:30 PM LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM (ABC MEMBERS ONLY – Closed Session Members Only)
· Disciplinary Committee Report, (Mazzulli, Mohegan)
· Code of Conduct Committee Report, (Davis, NJ)
· Legal Committee Report, (Spizler, MD)
· Evaluation Committee for State and Tribes Seeking Membership, (Mazzulli, Mohegan, Erickson, Mille Lacs, Herman, Miccosukee, Gallardo, Pascua Yaqui, & Davis, NJ)
· Dale Kliparchuk – training issues
· Discussion of Committee to Approve Officials Training Courses
· www.mixedmartialarts.com Record Keeper Report – Kirik Jenness
· Fight Fax Report (Miramontes, Fight Fax)
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
· Election of New Officers – (Spizler, MD, Legal Committee Chairman)
Ø President
Ø Vice President (2)
Ø Treasurer
Ø Secretary
· Swearing in of New Officers (Spizler, MD, Legal Committee Chairman)

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Discussion of the 2010 Convention Site and Meeting Dates

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM  Cocktail Party Pat O’Briens @ Jax Brewery (DINNER ON YOUR OWN)

Thursday, July 30, 2009 – (ALL ATTENDEES WELCOME)
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM  Muay Thai Unified Rules, (Lembo, NJ and Mazzulli, Mohegan)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM  MMA Unified Rules Committee Report, (Lembo, NJ, Profato, OH,
                                     Mason, CO, Kliparchuk, River Cree, Mazzulli, Mohegan, Kizer, NV,
Foster, GA & Erickson, Mille Lacs)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Instant Replay – Cintron/Martinez Bout, (Sirb)
Discussion of Amending Female Championship Rules to allow three minute rounds,
(Kizer, NV)
  Discussion of Changes to the Accidental Foul Rule of the Unified Championship Rules,
(Sirb, PA)

11:00 AM – NOON  Equipment Committee Report, (Kurle, ND &  Miramontes, Fight Fax Chairpersons, Topham, LA, Lembo, NJ, Kizer, NV & Sirb, PA)

  Noon – 1:30 PM         LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM  New Commissioners Role in Leading an Effective Commission, Bill Brady, Chairman NSAC

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM  Medlic, LLC – Medical Data- Base Jan Hubbard

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Appointing the Appropriate Officials for a World Championship Fight, (Latham, NY, Kizer,  NV, Davis, NJ, Mazzulli, Mohegan)
 
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM   
· Guidelines for Mixed Martial Arts Matchmaking Committee Report, (Lembo, NJ, Profato, OH, Latham, NY, Foster, GA, Kizer, NV, Erickson, Mille Lacs, & Mazzulli, Mohegan
· Guidelines for Boxing Matchmaking Committee Report, (Fitzgerald, MA, Pannella, MD, Kostrzewa, CT, Grant, DC, & Sirb, PA)
· Approving Fights, (Greg Sirb, PA, Aaron Davis, NJ & Melvina Lathan, NY)
· Mismatches in Title Fights (Sirb)

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM  Update of Federal Legislation (Fitzgerald, MA, & Spizler, MD)

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM  Dave Price, Cov Glove

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM  New Commissioner Orientation (Erickson, Mille Lacs, Mazzulli, Mohegan & Davis, NJ)

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  Cocktail Party (Casual Dress)

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Annual Banquet and Dinner
Conclusion of the Silent Auction 

Friday, July 31, 2009
8:30 AM – NOON 
· Discussion of change made to the Rating Criteria regarding 12-18 month rating period, (Sirb, PA)
· Discussion of USA Boxing Inc., Reference California 
· Guide to Handling the Press, (Davis, NJ, Lewis MS, Colon, NY, & Katsilometes, ID)
· Presentation on Neurological Issues, (Dr. Alessi)
· Doctors’ Responsibility at Ringside – Working with Referees during Combative Sports – Hepatitis Load Issue – MRI vs. CT Scan – Which is Better?, (Dr. Coletta & Dr. Schwartz)
· Hand Wrapping Demonstration, Jimbo Stevenson
· Mike Lynch, WAMMA

NOON – 1:30 PM         LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM (General Session)

 ASSOCIATION OF BOXING COMMISSIONS
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 28, 2009 – August 1, 2009
ROYAL SONESTA HOTEL
300 BOURBON STREET
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
SPONSORED BY THE LOUISIANA BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS JUDGES TRAINING SEMINARS

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM          Officials’ Registration
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM          Mixed Martial Arts Judges Training Course
                                        Trainer:  John McCarthy

Thursday, July 30, 2009
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM        
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
ABC BOXING OFFICIALS TRAINING SEMINARS
 
Friday, July 31, 2009           
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM          Officials’ Registration
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM          ABC Judges’ Training Course
                                        Trainer:  Duane Ford
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM  EXAMINATION

Saturday, August 1, 2009
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM        Officials’ Registration
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM          ABC Referees’ Training Course
                                        Trainer:  Armando Garcia
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM           EXAMINATION
 
ASSOCIATION OF BOXING COMMISSIONS
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 28, 2009 – August 1, 2009
ROYAL SONESTA HOTEL
300 BOURBON STREET
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

NOTE:  Officials attending the training seminars should NOT complete this registration form for the seminars.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM

Check or Money Orders are to be made payable to:  ABC
Please mail form and payment to: 
     Missouri Office of Athletics
     Association of Boxing Commissions
     Tim Lueckenhoff, President
     Post Office Box 1335
     Jefferson City, MO 65102

If registered by July 1, 2009, Registration Fee
Attendee:  $ 175.00
Guest/Spouse: $ 125.00

If registered after July 15, 2009, Registration Fee
Attendee: $200
Guest/Spouse: $150

Attendee’s Name: ___________________________________________________________________________
Commission/Organization:___________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address:  ___________________________________________________________________________
City:  ___________________________________  State: _____________________  Zip Code ______________
Office Phone: _____________________________________ Fax: _____________________________________
Email Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

Will you be registering a guest?   Yes _____    No _____
Guest’s Name: _____________________________________________________________________________

Contact the Royal Sonesta Hotel @ (504) 586-0300 to make your hotel reservations.  Rooms are $125 per night plus tax.  To guarantee a room at the hotel you must make your reservation by July 6, 2009.  There is a 72-hour cancellation policy.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
(For ABC Use Only)

Attendee Amount Paid ___________  Check# _____________ or Money Order ____________

Guest       Amount Paid ___________  Check# _____________ or Money Order____________

 

ASSOCIATION OF BOXING COMMISSIONS
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 28, 2009 – August 1, 2009
ROYAL SONESTA HOTEL
300 BOURBON STREET
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Each person attending the event and paying the conference fee, (excluding spouses and guests) will receive an official ABC embroidered logo “Dryfit” golf shirt.  The shirts are full cut shirt therefore order your true size.

There will be a couple of styles and colors ordered therefore, to get the shirt you want, come and register on Tuesday afternoon.

Each attendee must fill out a separate sheet in-order to receive their shirt.

REMEMBER THE SIZE YOU ORDER IS THE SIZE YOU WILL RECEIVE AND YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TRADE SIZES.

NAME: _____________________________________________
Commission:  _______________________________________
Circle One
Size:   S M   L   XL   2XL   3XL   4XL
 
 

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS & BOXING
REFEREE & JUDGES OFFICIALS TRAINING REGISTRATION
FEE $75
SPONSORED BY THE LOUISIANA BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSSION
 
Mixed Martial Arts Judges Training Course                                       9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 29, 2009               John McCarthy, Trainer

Mixed Martial Arts Judges Training Course                                        9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 30, 2009 John McCarthy, Trainer

Boxing Judges Training Course      9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, July 31, 2009                            Duane Ford, Trainer
 
Boxing Referee’s Training Course                              9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 1, 2009                                         Armando Garcia, Trainer
 

First Name: _________________________________ Last Name: _____________________________________
Address: __________________________________________________________________________________
City: ________________________________________ State: __________________ Zip Code _____________
Phone: (     ) ________________________ Email: _________________________________________________

WHERE OFFICIAL IS LICENSED? _______________________________________________________________
 
Exact Name on Certificate:
First Name: ________________________ Middle: _______________ Last Name: _______________________
 
Please Check the Appropriate Training:
____ Mixed Martial Arts Judges Training Course
____ Boxing Judge’s Training Course
____ Boxing Referee’s Training Course
 
The $75 registration fee covers the attendance to ONE or all courses. 
 
Check or Money Orders are to be made payable to:  ABC
Please mail the completed form and payment to: 
Missouri Office of Athletics
Association of Boxing Commissions
Tim Lueckenhoff, President
Post Office Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
 
All registrations must be received by July 1, 2009 to ensure adequate meeting room accommodations.

Contact the Royal Sonesta Hotel @ (504) 586-0300 to make your hotel reservations.  Rooms are $125 per night plus tax.  To guarantee a room at the hotel you must make your reservation by July 6, 2009.  There is a 72-hour cancellation policy.

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