Tournament Dates: July 20th – 22nd, 2018
Tournament Venue: Etobicoke Olympium
Tournament Address: 590 Rathburn Road
Athlete Eligibility: Ontario only
Age Categories: All
Experience Classes: All
Athlete registration fees for the 2018 Ontario Provincial Muaythai Championship are as follows:
$30 Door Crasher Registration until June 3rd, 2018
$50 Early Registration until June 17th, 2018
$80 Standard Registration until July 1st, 2018
$100 Late Registration until July 15th, 2018
Divisions without competition will be closed prior to
$140 Rush Registration until July 18th, 2018
Refunds will only be offered to athletes who did not get to compete due to a bracket being closed out.
Refunds will not be provided to athletes who drop from competition, are disqualified from competition, who move from a competition bracket where opponents were available, or fail to meet all their registration requirements (e.g. failing a medical examination, not having the require blood tests).
For those eligible, refunds will be processed within 1 week following competition.
Should a registered athlete wish to change their competitive division (weight, age, or experience), an administration fee will be applied depending on the date the request is made.
$30 until July 1st, 2018
$40 until July 15th, 2018
$50 until July 20th, 2018
Please complete a division change request in order to move registered divisions.
This form allows an athlete (or their authorized representative) who is registered in a Muaythai Ontario tournament to change their registered competitive division. The athlete must still meet the eligibility requirements of the new division.
Division change fees are non-refundable, and if an athlete is moving from a division in which they have an opponent they will not be eligible for a refund on their tournament fee, either.
The 2018 Provincial Muaythai Championship is a single elimination tournament. For uneven divisions, byes are determined at random. The first weigh in will take place on the Friday, and competition will take place Saturday & Sunday.
All ages and experiences will be welcomed at the 2018 Provincial Muaythai Championship. For a detailed breakdown of the divisions and the rules per division, please see the rules and regulations.
A maximum of 8 competitors will be entered per division, as well as 4 alternates. Individuals who register as alternates will be placed in a division should an athlete drop from competition. If a registered athlete does not get the opportunity to compete due to the bracket remaining full, they will receive a refund.
An athlete’s experience across all full contact, striking based combative sports (Muaythai, Kickboxing, Sanshou, MMA, Boxing, etc) contests is considered when determining their experience class. All levels of competition are considered, including but not limited to judged contests, demonstrations, smokers, and exhibitions.
Athletes with considerable experience outside of Muaythai may require additional review by a Technical Committee before determining the appropriate experience class for competition.
Athletes with professional experience may only compete in A Class and above, however athletes with some semi-professional experience (e.g. a low level fight in Thailand) may submit a request to compete in B Class should they be within the 9 contest limit.
Please refer to Rule 4 for definitions of a “contest” and “full contact”.
Junior 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 Experience Classes
Junior 14-15 and 16-17 Experience Classes
Elite 18-40 Experience Classes
Master 41-55 Experience Classes
If an athlete is discovered to have submitted a falsified competitive record they will be disqualified from competition. Should multiple athletes from the same club be found with falsified records the remainder of the team will be removed from their division until registration closes.
Coaches should take great care in the records submitted, and if uncertain should contact Muaythai Ontario in advance of submitting a registration.
All contestants in the 2018 Provincial Muaythai Championship must have a completed Medical Declaration dated after July 20th, 2017. Athletes age 16 and older must complete the blood testing portion of the declaration as well. All lab tests must also be dated after July 20th, 2017. Please review athlete requirements here.
It’s advised to review the blood test requirements before and after you receive test results. Incorrect lab tests must be redone and resubmitted to Muaythai Ontario prior to competition. It is the athlete’s responsibility to be aware of lab test processing times (varies by location), and Muaythai Ontario information processing times (5-7 business days).
Any medicals submitted 2-5 days prior to competition is subject to a $25 rush information processing fee. Athletes must have all medicals updated on their MTO Online Profile prior to Provincials. No medicals will be accepted on competition day.
Every athlete must be present for the first official Medical Check and Weigh-In taking place on the afternoon of July 20th, 2018. In addition, an athlete must complete a Medical Check-up and Weigh-in the morning of each day that they compete. This means an athlete may have to weigh in up to 3 times.
It is not advised to rely on a significant cut in water weight in order to make weight in a division. Instead, register for a weight class that is close to the athlete’s training weight to avoid missing weight or affecting performance/safety. Voluntary division changes are available at a fee for those who wish to alter the weight at which they are registered.
Gloves, head guards, shin guards, elbow guards, and body protectors will be provided for each athlete at the Provincial Muaythai Championship. Athletes should bring their own groin, mouth (and for females, chest) guards, as well as their own hand wraps and tape.
Competitors who place first in the following divisions will be eligible to receive a reimbursement for their Early or Standard registration in the 2018 National Muaythai Championship.
In order to receive a reimbursement for 2018 Nationals registration from Muaythai Ontario, the athlete must meet the following requirements:
- Placed first in a qualifying division by competing at least once in the 2018 Provincial Muaythai Championship;
- Register by the Standard Registration deadline and pay all up-front fees for the 2018 National Muaythai Championship; and
- Compete at least once in the 2018 National Muaythai Championship.
If a qualifying athlete fails to compete in the 2018 National Muaythai Championship for any reason that would not normally be eligible for a refund (missed weight, no show, injury, etc), then the athlete will also not be eligible to receive their registration reimbursement from Muaythai Ontario.
Athletes who place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in their division will receive medals for their achievement. Divisions will have a maximum of 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal, and 2 bronze medals awarded.
Additional recognition will be awarded for the following notable achievements:
|Best Junior Athlete||Best Female Athlete||Best Male Athlete|
|Best Junior Wai Kru||Best Female Wai Kru||Best Male Wai Kru|
All clubs must be currently registered members of Muaythai Ontario with membership payments up to date and no outstanding balance owing to MTO.
Seconds must be registered as members of Muaythai Ontario and have completed their background screening in order to participate in competition. Additionally, Muaythai Ontario will be delivering a coaching seminar during the Provincial Championship, which will become requirement for acting as a Second at all events.
Seconds must be appropriately dressed according to the Muaythai Ontario Rules and Regulations. Seconds may wear flat heeled athletic shoes and non-offensive athletic apparel. Jeans, shorts, hats, and open toe footwear are not permitted.
An athlete is permitted only two Seconds (1 coach, 1 corner) at ringside, one of whom may mount the apron and the other who may enter the ring. During an active round both Seconds must remain seated.
Muaythai Ontario is excited to partner with the Etobicoke Olympium (590 Rathburn Rd), a 2015 Pan Am Games training facility. Woodbine is conveniently located close to Pearson Airport, Highway 427 and 401. Ample parking is available right next to the facility.
Muaythai Ontario is working on discounted accommodations for the 2018 Provincial Championship. Be sure to check back.