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§ 371. Referee's License.

4 CA ADC § 371Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 2. State Athletic Commission (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Professional Boxing Rules
Article 9. Referees and Judges
4 CCR § 371
§ 371. Referee's License.
(a) In order to be licensed as a referee, an applicant shall meet all the following requirements:
(1) Have demonstrated prior experience in refereeing and judging boxing matches and perform in a series of training sessions as a referee to successfully demonstrate proficiency. Training sessions shall be conducted by a commission representative or commission appointed licensed referee(s) and shall be approved by the commission.
(2) Be found after examination by a licensed physician to be physically and mentally fit to referee a boxing contest and to have uncorrected visual acuity of at least 20/100 in both eyes. Weight shall be proportionate to height in accordance with the standards of the American Medical Association in effect at the time of the effective date of this regulation.
(3) Be in good physical condition with the speed and reflexes in the ring necessary for the protection of the boxers.
(4) Pass a written examination administered by the commission on the fundamentals of boxing, refereeing and judging boxing matches and contests, and California law and regulations relating to boxing.
(5) Perform in a series of training sessions as a judge to successfully demonstrate proficiency. Training sessions shall be conducted by a commission representative or commission-appointed licensed referees or judges.
(6) These requirements may be waived for any applicant who is licensed and in good standing with another state athletic commission or any commission-approved sanctioning body such as the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Organization.
(7) In order to renew a referee's license, a referee shall comply with subsections (b) and (c) in addition to any other requirements for renewal set forth in the law or these regulations.
(b) A person who possesses a valid California license as a referee may judge a boxing contest without the need to obtain a judge's license.


Note: Authority cited: Section 18611, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 18640, 18731 and 18734, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 12-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).
2. Change without regulatory effect of Note (Register 87, No. 5).
3. Amendment filed 10-30-95; operative 10-30-95 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 95, No. 44).
This database is current through 6/7/24 Register 2024, No. 23.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 4, § 371, 4 CA ADC § 371
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