2017 IATBA Championships

Guidelines for Registration and Competition at the IATBA Championships

  1. Registration & Entry Weigh-in: Saturday March 4th 2017 at 9:30-11:00 am in the Ringside Club at the National Stadium
  2. Teams whom wish to pay outstanding fees may do so at the collection desk.

Weigh-in Procedure

  1. Boxer must complete a weigh-in slip with their name and their date of birth.
  2. Boxer proceeds to the check-in desk and present their student ID card and boxing record book for checking
  3. Boxer presents their record book and weigh-in slip to the officer running the scales
  4. Boxer weighs-in

Championships Draw

  1. The draw will take place directly after the close of weigh-in
  2. Every team/boxer must be present or represented at the weigh-in
  3. In the case of a boxer being entered into an incorrect category, the boxer or their coach must bring this to the attention of the organising committee during the draw
  4. Draw sheets and order of bouts for 10 March will be published to the IATBA website; http://www.iatba.ie, as soon as possible after the draw.


  1. Target start time for boxing is 2pm. The start time will be announced after the draw
  2. All Novice class boxers and all Female boxers must wear headguards
  3. Boxers with long hair must keep it contained within the headguard with a hair net or bandanna.
  4. Boxers must present themselves clean shaven for weigh-ins and bouts, and advise details of any medication they are taking, or have taken in the preceding 4 weeks.
  5. Novices weigh in on first day and finals day. Boxers in all other categories weigh-in everyday that they box from 8:30-9:30 am.
  6. Coaches must wear tracksuits and trainers at all sessions, and endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene in the corners.
  7. All decisions must be accepted in a sporting manner.
  8. Seconds must collect their boxer’s record book from the top table right after the boxer has lost and the bout has been logged in their record book.
  9. Questions to the Supervisor’s table are not permitted unless absolutely essential – the top table must be able to concentrate fully on the field of play at all times
  10. Checking of boxers’ record books by coaches or other boxers is prohibited – record books of boxers will be thoroughly checked by the organising committee to ensure that mismatches do not occur. Safety of all competitors is paramount.


The Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association wish all students competing a very successful championships.