We won a community award not so long ago for the kids we took off the streets. Catbeards and dogbeards also not allowed. Thanks for taking the time to let me know. Feel free to leave me a comment with questions about rules and regs, or contribute your own additions to the conversation. They are not paid to compete, just as amateur swimmers, badminton players and basketball players are not paid to compete. If points are level at the end, the best and worst total score given to each fighter by the five judges is deducted.
Hi Lisa, great article. Amateur boxing referees traditionally have been very strict. Lisa Creech Bledsoe March 6, at The first instance of film censorship in the United States occurred in when several states banned the showing of prize fighting films from the state of Nevada,  where it was legal at the time.
Lisa Creech Bledsoe June 10, at 2: That is not perfectly acceptable. And yet they are so different in the amateurs than pro. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. You cannot hit below the belt, hold, trip, kick, headbutt, wrestle, bite, spit on, or push your opponent. Go to USA Boxing and download the rule books. Languages Dansk Norsk Svenska Edit links.