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An amateur is generally considered a person who pursues an avocation independent from their source of income. Amateurs and their pursuits are also described as popular, informal, self-taught, user-generated, DIY, and hobbyist.

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Organizations relating to Amateur

International Amateur Games / Nagpur, India
International Federation Amateur Unifight / Moscow, Russia
Confédération africaine de natation amateur / Johannesburg, South Africa / Est. 1970
Nordic Amateur Theatre Council / Västerås, Sweden / Est. 1967
Samrådet for Nordisk Amatörmusik / Est. 1980
World Federation of Amateur Orchestras / Aichi, Japan / Est. 1998
All Europe Taekwon-Do Federation / Lublin, Poland / Est. 1979
Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation / Est. 1947
Asian Boxing Confederation / Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan / Est. 1962
Federation of Asian Muaythai Associations / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2005
Comité international des fédérations théâtrales d'amateurs de culture latine / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1947
Asian Amateur Kabaddi Federation / Est. 1978
Eastern Africa Amateur Boxing Union / Est. 1970
Amateur Softball Association - Asia
European Association of Amateur Orchestras / Est. 1985
International Amateur Handball Federation / Est. 1928
Federación Internacional de Béisbol Amateur
International Federation of Amateur Theatrical Societies / Est. 1907
Federación Mundial de Béisbol Amateur
International Amateur Bowling Association / Est. 1926
Federation of Nordic Amateur Symphony Orchestras
Comité international des fédérations théâtrales d'amateurs de langue française / Est. 1947
International Union of Amateur Billiards Federations
International Amateur Kickboxing Sport Association / Est. 1987
Inter-American Amateur Radio Service Convention / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1987
Inter-American Convention on the International Amateur Radio Permit / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1995
Amendment of Article Seven of the Inter-American Amateur Radio Service Convention / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1988
International Amateur Theatre Institute / Est. 1978
European Amateur Karate Federation / Est. 1968
Amateur Athletes International
International Committee of Amateur Theatric Federations
International Federation of Muay Thai Amateur
International Amateur Waveskiing Federation / Est. 1978
Amateur Organists and Keyboard Association International / Minneapolis MN, USA / Est. 1972
International Amateur Muay Thai Federation
International Amateur Surfing Federation / Est. 1956
Internationale Motorsportbond voor Amateurs / Linkhout, Belgium
World Pan Amateur Kickboxing Association / Thessaloniki, Greece
Rugby Europe / Paris, France / Est. 1934
Asian Bowling Federation / Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
FIBA Africa / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1961
Arab Amateur Athletic Federation / Est. 1955
North European Amateur Theatre Alliance / Thórshavn, Faeroe Is / Est. 1998
Arab Sports Confederation / Est. 1976
International Amateur-Professional Photoelectric Photometry / Brentwood TN, USA / Est. 1980
International Amateur Bodyboarding Federation / Est. 1972
International Amateur Tandem Sailsurfing Federation / Est. 1951
International Amateur Bodysurfing Federation / Est. 1941
International Amateur Tandem Standing Surfing Federation / Est. 1951
International Amateur Standup Surfing Federation / Est. 1956

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Action Strategies relating to Amateur

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Conducting amateur sports competitions
Coordinating two way amateur radio communication
Developing amateur boxing
Sponsoring amateur sports
Developing shooting sports
Organizing regional amateur games
Developing amateur rugby
Promoting amateur athletics
Promoting olympic sports
Conducting amateur surfing competitions
Developing amateur athletics

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