Entries Open: 2022 Youth Championships.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 National Youth Championship; open to boxers born in 2004 and 2005.

The deadline for entries is midday on Friday, July 29th. The draw will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd and boxing begins on Friday, August 5th.

The circular, issued by National Secretary Antoinette McClean, is attached.

Competition Arrangements:

Venue: National Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: August 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th & 21st

Entries:  An entry fee of €20 applies. Clubs must enter boxers with National Registrar and Chief Official, Phillip Rooney: boxing.referee@hotmail.com and Sally Ann Clinch sally@iaba.ie by 12pm on Friday 29th July 2022.  

Draws: Tuesday, August 2nd in the National Stadium.

The draw is being conducted on the basis of pre-entry only

Weigh-in:  Boxers will weigh in each day they box. Boxers with walkovers in the final must weigh in on the day of their final. 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 weigh-ins will be 8.00am – 9.00am, only

Boxing: Times to be decided after the draw.

Duration of rounds: Men & Women 3×3 Minutes


Men: 46-48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63.5kg, 67kg, 71kg, 75kg, 80kg, 86kg, 92kg, 92+kg

Women: 45-48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 81kg,81+kg

Age Requirements:  Boxers born between 2004 and 2005, inclusive.

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 vestBoxersmust not wear longsleevedshirts 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.

Coaches: They must wear full track suitsandrunners 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