Competition News: 230 Boxers Entered In National U22 & U18 Championships

230 boxers have already been entered the National U22 and U18 Championships.

Entry lists are attached and clubs are invited to check their boxers’ entries, and notify of any changes or amendments required.

Entry lists are accurate to 10pm last night, January 5th.

Entries are still being accepted, and the closing date for entries to both competitions is 5pm on Friday, January 7th.

U22 National Championship entry portal is here

U18 National Championship entry portal is here

The competition arrangements are:

Venue: National Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: January 14th – February 12th

Entries: An entry fee of €20 applies. A provisional online pre-entry form must be completed for each boxer before 5pm on Friday, January 7th.

Only boxers for whom entries have been received will be allowed box.

Entry Form: National U22 entry form is here & National U18 entry form is here

Draws:  Tuesday, 11th January, 2pm in the National Stadium. The draw is being conducted on the basis of pre-entry only

Weigh-in and Medical:  Boxers will weigh in each day they box. A medical will be performed on each boxer on their first day of competition and boxers must

complete all Covid-19 medical checks on each day they box. Boxing Record books and entry fee to be presented by the boxer at their initial weigh-in.

Weigh-in dates:  January 14th – February 12th        8.00am – 9.00am & 12.00pm – 1.00pm 

Boxing:  Friday, January 14th at 6.00pm. Other times/dates will be contingent on entries and shall be announced after the draw. Provisional days of boxing – Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Duration:    Duration of rounds: Men & Women 3×3 Minutes


Men: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63.5kg, 67kg, 71kg, 75kg, 80kg, 86kg, 92kg,  92+kg

Women: 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 81kg, 81+kg

Age Requirements:  Boxers born between 2000 and 2003 inclusive.

It is a condition of entry that all competitors have a signed Waiver/Members Acknowledgement Form and adhere to any agreement made with the Association sponsors.

Anti-Doping may be carried out at any stage of the championships and all boxers must advise the doctor of any medication they are taking or have taken in the preceding 4 weeks.

It is imperative that all boxers adhere to the Anti-Doping Rules and Regulations. For any queries regarding this matter, boxers/coaches should contact Mr Larry Morrison, IABA Anti-Doping Officer on 086-0292476.

Non Pregnancy Declaration forms must be signed.

Attire: Boxers shall have one red and one blue vest. Boxers must not wear long sleeved shirts under their vests. Hair must be tied back and cloth swimming hats or hairnets should be worn under the headgear for boxers with long hair. No red, orange or pink gum shields are allowed.

Coaches: They must wear track suitsandrunners at all sessions and endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene in the corners. No shorts, caps or hats are allowed.

Sportsmanship: All decisions must be accepted in a sporting manner. Any complaints must be addressed to the Chief Official, Mr.Stephen Connolly. Please show respect to all Ringside Officials. A document stipulating requirements in relation to conduct and the use of social media must be signed by all boxers and coaches at their initial weigh-in.

Please note that, under AIBA rules, boxers who are engaged in ‘Other Physical Contact Sports’ are not eligible to compete. For more information please visit

Covid-19 Precautions: For the duration of this Championships, Covid-19 protocols will be in place and all boxers, coaches, officials must abide by these. The exact protocols that will apply will be made known closer to the event as government guidelines will dictate. Any boxer, coach or official who fails to follow the protocols and directives issued, will be removed from the Championships.