United States Fight League
Pankration, Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts

Promoter licensing

USFL Promoters are the backbone of Pankration  




Promoters/ Matchmakers provide opportunities for youth Pankration athletes to participate in safe and organized Tournaments and Dual Meets.


The following is required to become a licensed Pankration Promoter: 
Promoters who are licensed by another recognized regulatory organization may utilize a Matchmaker as their designate, as long as that matchmakers qualifies for a USFL promoter license. Youth only events are our priority but mixed youth and adult MMA events are approved in areas where Youth Pankration is legally regulated. To facilitate competition opportunities, the USFL provides free sanctioning and support for approved promoters. 


1. Request a USFL promoter consultation:

This details requirements, regulations and standards of a USFL Promoter.   
Inquires should be sent to jon@fightleague.org 

2. Download promoters manual:   
MANUAL Word
MANUAL PDF
Review all other forms on this page
 


3. Complete an exam based off the promoters manual with a minimum score of 90%:

TAKE PROMOTERS EXAM 

Email jon@fightleague.org to obtain access code. You may take this test as many times as necessary. 

4. Criminal History Background Check: 
This will cost $18.50 
START BACKGROUND CHECK  

DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES

5. PROMOTER / USFL EVENT CONTRACT
Must be completed for each event. 

Required documents for promoters 

ATHLETE BOUT AGREEMENT (PDF)   
 
The Bout Agreement is used to ensure both athletes have agreed to the age, weight and conditions of the pre matched bout. The USFL cannot take punitive action or enforce regulations on a athlete without a ted and signed fight agreement. 

FIGHT CARD TEMPLATE (Excel)
Must be sent to USFL to approve bouts and verify athlete eligibility.




Other useful documents for promoters 

ANNUAL PHYSICAL (Word)
ANNUAL PHYSICAL (PDF)
PRE BOUT MEDICAL SCREENING 
POST BOUT INJURY REPORTING FORM
MEDICAL CLAIM FORM ($500 deductible payed by athlete/parents.Policy is in excess of private health insurance)
NOTICE OF ATHLETE SUSPENSION
CURRENT LIST OF USFL APPROVED SAFETY EQUIPMENT


Maximum age and weight differentials for youth athletes.

  • Under 50lbs: 5lbs max differential
  • 50 to 90lbs: 7lbs max differential
  • 90 to 140lbs: 10lbs max differential
  • 140 to 170lbs: 15lbs max differential
  • 170 to 220lbs: 20lbs max differential
  • Athletes under 10 yrs may have a maximum of 5lb weight differential.
  • Weight groups have an allowable age spread of 2 years.
  • Certain waivers to increase parameters in age by 3 years may be considered, specifically for older high school age groups.
     


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