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The first National Championships o 20202 begins on January 10.

Follow below link for the entry form.

U-18 Entry Form for Competitions

National U/8 Men’s and Women’s Championships

6th December 2019

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


Venue: National Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: January 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 31st & February 1st

Entries: Medical record cards and a non-refundable entry fee of €20 must be sent in with the pre-entry form before the closing date which is 5pm, Friday January 3rd.

Entries must specify boxers name, club, date of birth and designated weight division. 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.

Daily weigh-ins: 8.00am – 9.00am & 12pm – 1pm.
Finals day weigh-in is 8am – 9am only

Entry Fee: €20 per boxer

Draw: Tuesday 7th January at 12.00pm. The draw will be posted on the IABA website following its completion. Please do not call the office.

Boxing: January 10th 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. Females put their head-guard on in the ring.

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

Coaches: They must wear track suits and runners at all sessions and 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 www.aiba.org

***(Information contained in this document is subject to change)***

Paddy Gallagher
Hon Secretary IABA