Complete the Boxer Application
This is an application to participate as a Charity Boxer in the 18th Long Island Fight for Charity Event on November 20,2023 at the Long Island Hilton. By signing below, you agree to all terms and conditions, and Long Island Fight for Charity (hereinafter “LIFFC”) and all its parent and affiliated agencies agree to support you as set forth herein:
TRAINING Each Charity Boxer shall train for the event commencing June 1, 2023, and up to the day of the event for a minimum of twenty (40) sessions. Boxers must also attend mandatory weekend round robin sparring sessions during the 2 month period prior to 14 days before The Main Event. Training will be conducted at one of the LIFFC approved facilities in Nassau and Suffolk. LIFFC understands all Charity Boxers are not professional boxers and does not expect perfection, however as health and safety is always our concern, a training regimen is required. Training will be on a weekly basis or greater at the discretion of your assigned trainer. You will be provided with proper training gear to complete your training. Failure to train or spar as set forth shall constitute a material breach of this agreement and you will not be permitted to participate in The Main Event. Your assigned trainer will have final determination as to your physical ability to enter the boxing ring on the day of the event.
USA BOXING REGISTRATION & MEDICAL CERTIFICATE In order to comply with licensing and certification requirements with USA Boxing Metro, each Charity Boxer must be registered with USA Boxing. This includes submitting all required forms and documentation including a USA Boxing Annual Medical Examination Certificate stating that he/she is in good physical and mental health, and able to participate in the LIFFC Main Event, completed by his/her physician within the past 12 months. All documents provided to LIFFC subject to this provision will remain strictly confidential. All documentation must be submitted to secure official ring credentials.
FUNDRAISING Each Charity Boxer is required to donate or raise a minimum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for participation in the 18th LIFFC Event. The fundraising will be achieved through sponsorships, donations and ticket sales. LIFFC will provide Charity Boxer sponsorship packages and opportunities including but not limited to ticket sales, web and print advertising, event sponsorship, apparel sponsorship and others, but the ultimate responsibility rests with the Charity Boxer.
Although the LIFFC has many secondary benefits, its primary purpose is fundraising. Therefore, a fundraising compliance schedule has been established for Charity Boxers. Failure to comply with this schedule as set forth as Exhibit A shall constitute a material breach of this agreement and be grounds for exclusion of further participation by Charity Boxer.
Should Charity Boxer successfully provide or raise in excess of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00), then Charity Boxer shall have the opportunity to request a Nassau or Suffolk based qualified 501(c)(3) to be approved by LIFFC to share fifty (50) percent of the funds raised above Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).
I choose to designate the below listed 501 (c)(3) to received 50% of the funds raised over my initial $10,000.I choose to keep the funds with the Long Island Fight for Charity and waive my right to designate another charity to receive a portion of my fundraising.I choose to designate the below listed 501 (c)(3) to received 50% of the funds raised over my initial $10,000.
PUBLICITY LIFFC realizes that all Charity Boxers are truly exceptional volunteers and LIFFC will advertise Charity Boxers and his or her business on the LIFFC website, in promotional materials; in printed materials, through social media and through other means as directed by the Marketing and Public Relations firm hired by the LIFFC.
DEPOSIT There is a non-refundable application fee of $100 with submission of application.
Upon approval and acceptance as a Charity Fundraiser, each Charity Boxer shall tender a refundable deposit of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) made payable to Long Island Community Chest (LICC). The deposit shall be used for the training, training gear, promotional materials, and Charity Boxer ring attire (Shirt, Trunk, Shoes, Robe). Should Charity Boxer meet their $10,000 fundraising obligation (excluding boxer deposit), as set forth herein, they will have the option of obtaining a refund of the $1,000 deposit or applying the deposit to discounted tickets to the main event.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK Charity Boxer hereby agrees that participation in the 18th Long Island Fight for Charity Event is solely and completely voluntary on the part of Charity Boxer, and Charity Boxer hereby does so willingly with full knowledge of all potential risks thereon including potential physical, mental and emotional damage. With such knowledge, and without any undue influence thereon, Charity Boxer hereon assumes all risks associated with participation in this event be they latent or patent.
INDEMNITY Charity Boxer hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless LIFFC and all its parent and subsidiary agencies from any and all claims Charity Boxer or any agents, heirs, successors or assigns may have as a result whatsoever in or relating to Charity Boxer’s participation in the 18th Long Island Fight for Charity.
PREVAILING PARTY The prevailing party in any action or proceeding arising out of or to enforce any provision of this Agreement, will be awarded reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in that action or proceeding, or in the enforcement of any judgment or award rendered
ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement including any and all Exhibits attached contains the entire agreement of the parties, and any alleged agreements or representations not expressly set forth herein are deemed non-existent, null and void. This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with New York law.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT By signing below, Charity Boxer acknowledges that he/she has read this entire Agreement, understands each and every provision thereto, has had any questions asked in regard thereof satisfactorily answered and agrees to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, which Charity Boxer understands is a legally binding contract.
Exhibit A FUND RAISING COMPLIANCE SCHEDULE
I, a Charity Boxer for the 18th Annual Long Island Fight for Charity hereby agree and commit to personally donate or raise a minimum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for the Charities which the event benefits. I agree to comply with the Fundraising Schedule below. I also hereby secure my commitment with the attached $500 check made out to Long Island Community Chest or (2.) the credit/debit card listed at the bottom of this Schedule, and authorize the Long Island Community Chest to charge my card the stated amount should I fail to meet my obligations within five (5) days of the due date. Also, I agree to complete the entire onboarding process checklist in order to qualify.
$100.00 non-refundable application fee with submission of application $1,000.00 within 30 days of acceptance and approval of application $2,000.00 on or before August 15, 2023 $4,000.00 on or before September 15, 2023 $10,000.00 on or before November 20, 2023
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If using standard mail, the address is:
Long Island Fight for Charity ℅ Jamie Austin 6 Montrose Lane East Northport, NY 11731
When sending checks, please make payable to Long Island Community Chest
www.lifightforcharity.org Exhibit B Becoming a Fundraising Boxer for the Long Island Fight for Charity
• Submit application with $100 non refundable deposit • can be a check or credit card, is only processed if application accepted and approved • Commit to raising a minimum of $10,000 for Long Island Charities • Include valid credit card # with your application, to cover fundraising shortfall, if applicable • $1,000 due within 30 days of approval, used for training gear etc. and refunded or exchanged for discounted tickets upon meeting or exceeding the $10,000 fundraising goal, exclusive of this deposit • After Approval by the Committee and before you are assigned a gym & trainer: • Fill out Boxer Bio Form • Provide a copy of your passport or birth certificate • Select your Boxer Name • Have your doctor complete the USA Boxing Medical Release form • Set appointment with Bill Corbett to create your boxer marketing plan and what marketing materials you will need (we provide materials) • Commit to participating in Fundraising event LIFFC is hosting at one of our participating restaurants (Monthly June to October - you bring the people) • Commit to attending FFC evening events: • FFC Kickoff & Boxer Announcement • Boxer Matchup Event • Commit to weekly training program Starting June 1 with approved coaches and gyms • Early training (through September 2-3 times a week) • Late Training beginning in October 3+ times a week Mandatory Sparring to set matchups & fight card 4 times September/October/November (usually Sunday mornings) • Participate in local media activities and interviews including the week before the event at 5AM for News 12 • Select your entourage & fight night music • Post photos, videos, and information regularly on social media • Participate as a fundraising boxer at the 2023 Main Event in front of over 1,000 attendees.
Should you wish to designate a charity of your own to share funds raised equally above $10,000 please provide the name, address and all contact information for the charity including 501(c)3 documents. Charities must be based and serve Nassau or Suffolk residents.
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