Competition News: Day 7, 8 & 9 National U22 & U18 Championship Programmes.

Programmes of boxing in the National U22 and U18 Championships on Friday, January 28th, Saturday, January 29th and Sunday, January 30th have been published.

As previously advised, this will be a spectator-free event for reasons not relating to public health guidelines. The IABA hopes to welcome spectators back to the home of Irish boxing for the finals, on the weekend of February 4th, 5th and 6th, and will issue an up-date in due course.

The IABA will be streaming the bouts on all three days on Joymo, free of charge and all you need to sign up is an email address.

The IABA will be streaming the bouts on all three days on Joymo, free of charge. You can find all of the streams here and all you need to sign up is an email address.

Friday, January 28th will be streamed here

Saturday, January 29th will be streamed here:

Sunday, January 30th will be streamed here

Competition arrangements:

Venue: National Stadium, Dublin.

Dates: January 14th – February 12th

Entries: An entry fee of €20 applies.

Weigh-in and Medical:  Weigh-ins are daily, on the day of boxing.  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 

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

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 suits and runners 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.