FLORIDA BOXING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION REQUIREMENTS

Section 1:  Whereas the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame has been organized for the recognition, honor, and
                 induction of persons for their contributions to boxing, the inductee must meet the following
                 minimum criteria:

  a.   A boxer must satisfy one of the following prerequisites:
         i.Won three (3) or more senior amateur titles, or
         ii.      Won two (2) or more senior national amateur titles, or
         iii.     Competed in at least five (5) main event contests in the professional ranks.

  b.   A boxing referee (professional), manager, trainer, timekeeper (professional), promoter, matchmaker,                publicist or judge (professional) must have worked for a minimum of ten (10) years.

  c.   An amateur referee or amateur judge must have worked for a minimum of ten (10) years.
  d.   A boxing commissioner for a minimum of ten (10) years.
  e.   A boxing reporter must have worked for a minimum of ten (10) years.
  f.    A boxing announcer must have worked for a minimum of ten (10) years.
  g.   A medical authority or historian must have worked for a minimum ten (10) years.

** The above minimum criteria may be waived on a case-by-case basis with a 100% vote by the Board of Directors.

Section 2:  Additional criteria for eligible candidates for induction applicable to those who live in
                 another state:

  a.   Boxers who live in another state must have fought professionally at least ten (10)
        times within the State of Florida
  b.   Officials who live in another state must have worked at least ten (10) times within the State of Florida.
  c.   Doctors who live in another state must have worked at least ten (10) times within the State of Florida.
  d.   Trainers who live in another state must have trained boxers from the State of Florida.
  e.   Managers who live in another state must have managed boxers from the State of Florida.
  f.    Boxing writers who live in another state must have covered Florida boxing.

The criteria in this section does not apply if the person was born in Florida, lived in Florida during the time that the individual was involved in boxing, or lives in Florida at the time of the vote for induction.

Section 3:  All active boxers shall not be eligible for induction.

Section 4:  Former boxers shall have been retired for at least five (5) years, with the exception of those gravely ill                      (any age); Exceptions must be approved by the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE IX:  HONOREES

Section 1.  The President shall appoint the honorees’ selection committee.
Section 2.  Alternates may be available at selectors’ meetings.
Section 3.  Only those qualifying under Article VIII may be considered to be honorees.
Section 4.  All nominees shall poll in their respective categories a majority vote of the directors.
Section 5.  Candidates must be of good character and reputation
Section 6.  The Florida Boxing Hall of Fame may honor those from other states as well as those from Florida,                              for their contributions to boxing. This section is subject to the specific requirements of Article VIII.

Pleae submit resume to:
Florida Boxing Hall of Fame
PO Box 262636
Tampa, Fl  33685