Training camp has begun for a some of the 250+ athletes who have registered to attend the 2018 U.S.Muaythai Open East Championships, to take place at the Ramada Conference center in beautiful Dutchess County, NY, and the number of athletes continue to grow! The Organizing Committee anticipates as many as 500 athletes may register to compete before the deadline of November 1, 2018 (weigh-in day). Registered athletes and coaches should now call the Ramada Hotel at (845) 896-6281 to book and guarantee a hotel room while space remains available.
Medical Requirements & Blood Testing:
- HIV-1 (a serum blood test which verifies the applicant is HIV negative (current within six months)
- HEPATITUS B (A serum blood test which verifies the applicant is Hepatitis B (HVsAg) negative (current within six months)
- HEPATITUS C (A serum blood test which verifies the applicant is Hepatitis C (HCVsAb) negative (current within six months)
- COMPLETED UMMAF ANNUAL MEDICAL FORM approved by a physician stating the athlete is approved for combative sports as indicated on the UMMAF membership application.
- PREGNANCY TEST FEMALE CONTESTANTS – Pregnancy test taken within 24 hours prior to the start of the event (tests provided by the USMTO).
- EKG and CARDIO HISTORY for ATHLETES OVER AGE 40: If over 40 years of age the fighter is deemed high risk and the following additional medicals are required: and must provide written clearance by a licensed physician (MD or DO)
Spectator & Stream Information: The 2018 USMTO East Championships is guaranteed to be a thrilling display of championship Muaythai and doors will be open for spectators to witness this historic event. There will be a $25 admission price for daily passes, $35 for finals-only passes (Nov 4 only), and $50 for unlimited access – BEST VALUE (Nov 2, 3, & 4). Fight fans can also stream the entire tournament and replays of past events online at Siamfights.tv.
Athletes: Schedule your check-in appointment online by tapping below:
VIP Rooms are Now Available:
There is no doubt that the USMTO will be crowded due to the participation of hundred of athletes. That’s why we will offer a LIMITED number of private VIP warmup and dressing rooms for teams looking to maximize their comfort and experience. VIP rooms will separate you from the noise and cramping at the general warmup areas and will come with a number of included amenities. Amenities include:
- Cots for resting
- Bottled water
- Complimentary gauze & hand wraps
VIP rooms will be available on the first day of competition through the conclusion of the tournament. Book today: these sell out quickly! CLICK OR TAP HERE TO BOOK YOU VIP ROOM.
Important upcoming dates:
- September 30, 2018: Rate increase & bracket consolidation
- October 15, 2018: Rate increase
- November 1, 2018: Registration Deadline & Weigh-in
- November 2-4, 2018: USMTO East Championships
Gain FREE ADMISSION: Do you have teammates that only plan to be a spectator or support the ream. Tell them about volunteering as part of the USMTO Volunteer Crew and they will receive free admission for the entire tournament. All crew members will receive free admission to the event, uniforms, a souvenir credential, free meals, and most importantly, an unforgettable experience. Pass the word around. Click or tab below to be apart of the crew!
USMTO Regional Tournaments
The first installment of the USMTO Regional Championship Series, the 2018 Arizona Muaythai Open (AZMTO), will take place on December 15, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona. The AZMTO Regional is a USMF event – Participation will count towards your official national ranking! Register today for a chance to become an inaugural regional champion! Click or tap the banner below to register for the AZMTO Regional at a discounted rate.