2018 Irish Third-level Boxing Championships Entry Form

Entries are now open for the 2018 Irish Third-level Boxing Championships and must be submitted using the online entry form below. Information about the event is available via the competition circular.

Instructions for entry

Boxers may submit their own entry, but must input the email address of their college’s sports officer at the top of the form. Entries will only be accepted once approved by the third-level institutions’ Sports Officers / Students Services Staff member of their academic institution and on receipt of payment. Boxers can only compete with the permission of their academic institutions’ sports officer or equivalent. Sports Officers must ensure that their students meet the eligibility criteria listed in the competition circular.

Personal contact information of the boxer and their coach(es) is requested in cases where the boxer may need to be contacted regarding selection for Ireland Student Boxing teams or for other matters. This information is for the use of the IATBA committee only and will not be shared to third parties. Boxers’ win/loss record and championships history is also requested for the purposes of IATBA team representation.

The Junior Novice Category is intended for Competitors that are in boxing for no more than a year and have less than 6 bouts. Competitors that are in boxing for more than 1 year, and have less than 13 bouts must compete in the Senior Novice Category regardless of the number of bouts on their record book. This is to ensure that Boxers with more sparring experience do not obtain an unfair advantage over less experienced Boxers. All Competitors must include their date of registration on the Competition Entry Form (this will be checked at registration). For the same reason experience in other fight sports must be declared for safety reasons.

The entry fee per Boxer is €30 and must be prepaid for the entry to be accepted. No refunds will be made. In addition all third-level institutions entering Competitors for this Championships must pay an IATBA membership fee of €100 for 2018. Sport Officers / Club Officials are requested to contact IATBA at iatba2010@gmail.com to organize this payment as soon as possible, in order to facilitate the administration of the Championships.

Entry fees can be paid by credit/debit card via Paypal (for individual entries), or by cheque or bank transfer (where entries are made by college clubs). One of these options should be selected in the entry form. Receipts will be given for Paypal payments which can be presented for refunds.

Entries:

  • Competitor entry fee is €30
  • Competitors must produce their Boxing Medical Book and their valid Student Identification Card for the current academic year.
  • Entries are subject to vetting and it is a condition of entry that all competitors and officials shall have signed the IABA Waiver / Members Acknowledgement Form.
  • Closing date for entries is 05 March 2018 AT 5PM
  • All associated fees for entries (Competitor & IATBA Membership) must be received by the IATBA Treasurer by 08 March 2018
  • Late entries will be accepted up to 5PM 08 March 2018 with an increased fee of €40

 

 

Irish Third-level Boxing Championships 2018 Circular

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The Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association (IATBA) are proud to announce details of the upcoming 2018 Irish Boxing Championships for college and university students at the home of Irish Boxing, the National Boxing Stadium.

Venue: National Boxing Stadium, 145 South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Day 1: March 10th
Weigh-in and box in H.P. Unit at the National Boxing Stadium
Day 2: March 11th
Weigh-in and box in H.P Unit at the National Boxing Stadium
Day 3: March 16th
Weigh-in and box in H.P Unit at the National Boxing Stadium
Day 4: March 17th (Finals)
Weigh-in and box in the National Boxing Stadium
All officials will be drawn from those not selected by their provinces for National Championships where boxing takes place on the same day as other National Championships.

Registration & Entry Weigh-in: Saturday March 10th 2018 at 9:30-11:00 am

Novices weigh in at registration and Finals day. Boxers in all other categories weigh-in at registration and any day they box from 8:30-9:30 am.

Draw: Shall take place shortly after the close of weigh-in on Saturday March 10th 2018.

Boxing: Contingent on entries, details to be announced after the competition draw.

Classifications:
Note: The term “Elite” refers to age classification only and is not related to the ability or experience of the Boxer.

Elite: Male and Female Competitors aged 19 – 40 years old in 2018.
Youth: Male and Female Competitors aged 17-18 years old in 2018.

Qualifying Criteria:

1. Competitors must be Elite Boxers, born between January 01 1978 – December 31 1999, or Youth Boxers, born between January 01 2000 – 15 January 2001.
2. Competitors must be fully registered, and hold a student card for the institution with which they are internally registered for the current academic year.
3. Competitors must have successfully completed second-level education (Leaving Cert or equivalent), and be currently pursuing a course of study that leads to an award ranked at a minimum of Level 5 up to Level 10 on Quality and Qualifications Ireland’s (QQI) National Framework of Qualifications, or minimum Level 3 up to Level 8 on the Northern Ireland National Qualifications Framework.
4. Competitors must be currently registered members of the IABA, and members of an affiliated Boxing Club of the IABA.

Categories for Elite Male Competitors are:

• Junior Novice (0-5 bouts and first registered between 01 Jan 2017 – 09 Mar 2018)
• Senior Novice (6-12 bouts or 0-5 bouts and registered to IABA prior to 2017)
• Intermediate (13-35 bouts)
• Senior (> 35 bouts)


Categories for Elite Female Competitors are:

• Novice (0-3 bouts)
• Intermediate (4-12 bouts)
• Senior (> 12 bouts)

Youth Categories (Male & Female)

• Open class

Note: Boxers whom have won an IATBA championship at a certain category automatically move up to the next category class regardless of their number of bouts.

Weights:

Youth, Elite Intermediate & Elite Senior Categories:
Female: 48Kg; 51Kg; 54Kg; 57Kg; 60Kg; 64Kg; 69Kg; 75Kg; 81Kg; 81+Kg
Male: 49Kg; 52Kg; 56Kg; 60Kg; 64Kg; 69Kg; 75Kg; 81Kg; 91Kg; 91+Kg

Elite Novices:
Women: 46Kg; 48Kg; 50Kg; 52Kg; 54Kg; 57Kg; 60Kg; 63Kg; 66Kg; 70Kg; 75Kg; 80Kg; 86Kg
Men: 48Kg, 51Kg, 54Kg, 57Kg, 60Kg, 64Kg, 67Kg, 71Kg, 75Kg, 81Kg, 86Kg, 91Kg, 91+Kg

Note: The Junior Novice Category is intended for Competitors that are in their first year of boxing. Competitors registered to IABA earlier than 2017, and whom have less than 13 bouts must compete in the Senior Novice Category regardless of the number of bouts on their record book. This is to ensure that Boxers with more sparring experience do not obtain an unfair advantage over less experienced Boxers.

All Novice Competitors must include their date of registration on the Competition Entry Form. The organising committee will check all boxing cards at registration.

Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association Boxing competitions are governed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). The Official in Charge of the competition will follow the AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) Competition Rules.

Each Competitor presented by his or her Club shall be fit to box. This is the responsibility of the Club.

Competitors must have one Red and one Blue Vest. Coaches must wear tracksuits and trainers at all sessions, and endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene in the corners. No caps/hats allowed. Only qualified coaches will be allowed in the corner. Novice Males and all Female competitors must wear headguards. Competitors with long hair must keep it contained within the headguard with a hairnet, swimcap or bandana.

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. All body piercings must be removed before attending the weigh-in. Hair clips cannot be used.

Gum shields: Red, Orange or Pink coloured gum shields are forbidden. Any competitor entering the ring with either colour gum shield will not be allowed to box and a walkover to their opponent will be called.

Sportsmanship: All decisions must be accepted in a sporting manner. Respect shall be shown to the ringside officials at all times.

Entries:

  • Competitor entry fee is €30
  • Competitors must produce their Boxing Medical Book and their valid Student Identification Card for the current academic year.
  • Entries are subject to vetting and it is a condition of entry that all competitors and officials shall have signed the IABA Waiver / Members Acknowledgement Form.
  • Closing date for entries is 04 March 2018
  • Late entries will be accepted up to 09 March 2018 with an associated fee of €40

Important – Entries will only be accepted once approved by the third-level institutions’ Sports Officers / Students Services Staff member. Boxers can only compete with the permission of their academic institutions’ sports officer or equivalent. Championships entry is pre-paid, no entry will be official until payment is received by IATBA.

The online entry form will be available on http://www.iatba.ie from 01 Feb 2018. Further information on how to make entries will be available then.

Queries regarding these championships should be made to the organising committee by email to iatba2010@gmail.com.

2017 IATBA Championships Title Winners

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The 2017 Irish Athletic Third-level Championships concluded at the National Stadium, Dublin on Saturday 11 March. Fifty new Irish Third-level boxing champions were crowned at the home of Irish boxing.

The best performing team was DCU Athletic Boxing Club, emerging with 8 titles (7 in contested weight classes). DCU were followed by IT Carlow Boxing Club with 5 titles (4 in contested weights). Third were UCC Boxing Club with 4 titles (3 in contested weights). Fourth were GMIT Boxing Club with 4 titles (2 in contested weights).

The list of all new IATBA Champions is below.

winners

 

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Showdown in the Barrow 2

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Date: 06 December, 2016

Venue: Barrow Centre, I.T. Carlow

After a very successful show last year, I.T. Carlow Boxing Club will host Showdown in the Barrow 2 at the Barrow Centre I.T. Carlow on 06 Dec, featuring bouts between I.T. Carlow’s best and boxers from other third-level institutions.

Boxing will start at 6.00 pm.

Entry form

Irish Third-level Boxing Championships 2016

The Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association are proud to announce details of the upcoming Irish Boxing Championships for College and University Students at the home of Irish Boxing, the National Stadium.

Venue: National Boxing Stadium, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Dates: March 5th ,18th,19th and 20th 2016

Entry Weigh-in: Saturday March 5th 2016 at 9:30-11:00 am

All other weigh-ins 8:30-9:30 am

Draw: 11:15 a.m., Saturday March 5th 2016

Boxing: Contingent on entries, details to be announced after the competition draw.

Classifications:

Note: The term “Elite” refers to age classification only  and is not related to the ability or experience of the Boxer.

  1. Elite: Male and Female Competitors between the ages of 19 – 40 years old.
  2. Youth: Male and Female Competitors between the ages of 17-18 years old.

Categories for Elite Male Competitors are:

  • Beginner (0-3 bouts, registered 2015-present)
  • Novice (4-10 bouts)
  • Intermediate (11-30 bouts)
  • Senior (31+ bouts)

Note: The Beginner Category is intended for Competitors that are in boxing for no more than a year. Competitors that are in boxing for more than 1 year (Boxing Record Book registered 2014 or earlier) must compete in the Novice Category regardless of the number of bouts on their record book. This prevents Competitors with more sparring experience obtaining an unfair advantage over Beginner Boxers. All Male Competitors with 10 or less bouts must include their date of registration on the Competition entry Form.

Categories for Elite Female Competitors are:

  • Novice (0-3 bouts)
  • Intermediate (4-12 bouts)
  • Senior (13+ bouts)

Youth Male & Female Category is Open Class – recommended for experienced Boxers

Please note: Male & Female Competitors aged 18 years old on March 4th 2016 also have the option to enter an Elite Category. Competitors aged 17 years old are prohibited from entering an Elite Category.

Weights:

  • Elite Beginner, Novice & Intermediate (Male & Female): 48Kg, 51Kg, 54Kg, 57Kg, 60Kg, 64Kg, 67Kg, 71Kg, 75Kg, 81Kg, 86Kg, 91Kg and 91+Kg
  • Elite Senior & Youth (Male): 49Kg, 52Kg, 56Kg, 60Kg, 64Kg, 69Kg, 75Kg, 81Kg, 91Kg and 91+Kg
  • Elite Senior & Youth (Female): 48Kg, 51Kg, 54Kg, 57Kg, 60Kg, 64Kg, 69Kg, 75Kg, 81Kg and 81+Kg

Qualifying Criteria:

  1. Competitors must be fully registered and hold a student card for the institution with which they are internally registered for the current academic year.
  2. Competitors must be pursuing a course of study that leads to an award ranked at a minimum of Level 6 on the Quality and Qualifications Ireland’s (QQI) framework of qualifications, or minimum Level 3 on the Northern Ireland National Qualifications Framework.
  3. Competitors must be members of the IABA, and members of an affiliated Boxing Club of the IABA.

Entries:

  • Competitor Entry fee is €25
  • Competitors must produce their Boxing Medical Book and their valid Student Identification Card for the current academic year.
  • Entries are subject to vetting and it is a condition of entry that all competitors and officials shall have signed the IABA Waiver / Members Acknowledgement Form.

Important – Entries will only be accepted from third-level institutions’ Sports Officers / Students Services Staff, or from secretaries of recognized third-level boxing clubs. Boxers can only compete with the permission of their academic institutions’ sports officer or equivalent.

Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association (IATBA) Boxing competitions are governed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). The Official in Charge of the competition will follow the AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) Competition Rules.

Each Competitor presented by his or her Club shall be fit to box. This is the responsibility of the Club.

Competitors must have one Red and one Blue Vest. Coaches must wear tracksuits and trainers at all sessions, and endeavour to set a high standard of hygiene in the corners. Females competitors must wear headguards. Competitors with  long hair must keep it contained within the headguard with a hair net or bandanna.

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. All body piercings must be removed before attending the weigh-in. Hair clips cannot be used.

Gum Shields: Red or Orange coloured gumshields are forbidden. Any competitor entering the ring with either colour gumshield will not be allowed to box and a walkover to their opponent will be called.

Entering the Championships

Entries will be accepted from Coaches and Secretaries of Third-level Boxing Clubs, and Sports Officers of Third-level Institutions. The entry form will be emailed to the above on request by email to iatba2010@gmail.com.

The closing date for entries is Friday, March 4th 2016.

The following information is required:

  1. Name of Boxer
  2. Student Registration Number
  3. Gender of Boxer
  4. Boxer Contact Number
  5. Third-level Institution
  6. Club
  7. Club Email Address
  8. Competition Category of Entrant
  9. Date of Registration of Boxing Record Book (for Male Boxers with 10 or less bouts)
  10. Number of Bouts on Record Book
  11. Number of Wins
  12. Weight Class
  13. Other Individual Physical Contact Sport Experience (List sport, number of bouts)
  14. Titles Won (Details of any Intervarsity, Provincial or National titles won by Boxer)
  15. Coaches’ Names
  16. Coaches’ Contact Numbers
  17. Date of Birth

Affiliation to Irish Athletic Third-level Boxing Association (IATBA)

Third-level institutions entering Competitors for IATBA Championships must pay a membership fee to the IATBA for the year. Sport Officers / Club Officials are requested to contact IATBA to organize affiliation as soon as possible in order to facilitate the administration of the Championships.