The draw has taken place for the 2022 National Novice Championship, and over 150 boxers are scheduled to contest the tournament at the home of Irish Boxing.
The competition begins on Friday, October 7th, and will be boxed over consecutive weekends up to November 6th.
National Novice Championships
Weigh-in: Boxers will weigh in each day they box. Boxing Record books and entry fee to be presented by the boxer at their initial weigh-in.
Weigh-in Times: 8.00am – 9.00am & 12.00pm – 1.00pm in the National Stadium. Finals will be 8.00am – 9.00am
Duration: Men & Women 3×2 Minutes
Men: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 67kg, 71kg, 75kg, 81kg, 85kg, 91kg, 91+kg
Women: 46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg,86+kg
Age Requirements: Boxers born between 1982 and 2003 inclusive, aged 18 to 40 years, for men and women. First registered from January 1st 2021 to September 30th 2022. 7 bouts or fewer – this means any number of bouts from 0 to 7.
Please note that the Championship Committee reserves the right to withdraw any boxer at any time during championship. This is in the interest of safety.
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 Female boxers and their parent/guardian must sign the non-pregnancy declaration form in their record book prior to entry.
Attire: Boxers shall have one red and one blue vest. Boxers must not wear long sleeved shirts under their vests. Head guards are put on prior to entering the ring. 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. Males must present themselves clean shaven.
Coaches: They must wear full track suits and runners at all sessions in the corner and endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene in the corners. No shorts, caps or hats are permitted.
Sportsmanship: All decisions must be accepted in a sporting manner. Any complaints must be addressed to the Chief Official, Mr Phillip Rooney. Please show respect to all Ringside Officials.
Waiver: It is a condition of entry that all boxers and their clubs have signed and submitted the Members Acknowledgement Form.
Conduct: Please be advised that clubs will be held responsible for the conduct of their supporters throughout these championships.
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 www.iba.sport
Novice Women’s Draws
Novice Men’s Draws