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National Stadium 145 South Circular Road Dublin 8 D08HY40
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16th September 2020

To Secretaries of Provincial Councils, County Boards
(Please distribute to all Clubs in your Units)


Venue: National Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: October 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th & 10th (potential days for boxing)
Entries: An online pre-entry form must be completed before the closing date which is 2pm, Friday September 25th. Entries must specify boxers name, club, date of birth and designated weight division. An entry fee of €20 must be paid at the initial weigh-in for each boxer along with their boxing/record book. Late entries will not be accepted.

Weigh-in & Medical: Boxers will weigh-in each day they box.

A medical will be performed on each boxer on their first day of competition.

Boxers and coaches will have to complete the Covid-19 questionnaire in advance of their weigh-in each day. Boxers must wear a face mask when attending for the weigh-in.

Daily weigh-ins: 8.00am – 9.00am & 12pm – 1pm
Finals day weigh-in is 8am – 9am only
Entry Fee: €20 per boxer
Draw: Monday 28th September at 12.00pm.

The draw will be posted on the IABA website following its completion. Please do not call the office.

Champions from January who are still in the same weight category will be seeded.

Boxing: October 2nd at 7.00pm. Other times contingent on entries and will be announced following the draw.

Duration of rounds: Men & Women 3×3 Minutes

Weights: Men Kg 49-52-56-60-64-69-75-81-91-91+ (10 weights)
Women Kg 48-51-54-57-60-64-69-75-81-81+ (10 weights)
Age Requirements: Boxers born in the years 2002 – 2003

All boxers must advise the doctor of any medication they are taking or have taken in the preceding 4 weeks.
Anti-Doping testing may be carried out at any stage of the championships. It is imperative that all boxers adhere to the Anti-Doping Rules and Regulations. Any queries regarding this matter please contact: Mr Larry Morrison, Anti-Doping Officer IABA on 086-0292476

Non Pregnancy Declaration forms must be signed for female athletes.
Attire: Boxers shall have one red and one blue vest. Boxers must not wear long sleeved shirts under their boxing vests. Hair must be tied back and a swimming hat or hair net must be worn under the headgear for females. This is put on before entering the ring.

No red, orange or pink gum-shields are allowed.

Coaches: They must wear track suits and runners, disposable gloves and face masks (coach entering the ring should ideally wear a visor). Coaches should endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene at all times. No shorts, caps or hats are allowed.

Males must be clean shaven for the weigh-in and upon entering the ring.
Only qualified coaches will be allowed in the corner.

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.

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

(Information contained in this document is subject to change)

Only boxers from clubs who have received their return to boxing letter from IABA Medical Commissioner Dr. Dalby, may enter.

Paddy Gallagher
National Secretary IABA

President Dominic O’Rourke, Vice President Patrick Osborne, Hon Secretary Paddy Gallagher, Hon Treasurer Larry Morrison, Hon Registrar Stephen Connolly