Corps Boxing Championships

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ARMY INTER CORPS, INTER UNIT AND INDIVIDUAL BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 2017

1.  The Army Boxing Association is hosting the Army Inter Corps, Inter Unit and Individual Boxing Championship Finals 2017 at Combat Sports Centre, Rawlinson Road, Aldershot GU11 2LQ on 4 – 8 June 2017, all boxing will take place in the Combat Sports Centre on the dates given with registrations, medicals and weigh ins taking place in the mornings.

2.  The Championships will comprise of the following events;

Individuals.

Male Elite (Open)

Team Championships.

Male Inter Unit 20 bouts and under

Male Dev A 2 -10 bouts
Male Dev B 11 - 20 bouts
Female Senior Elite
Female Dev A 2 – 6 bouts
Female Dev B 7 – 14 bouts

Male Inter Corps 20 bouts and under

Weight Categories

3.  Weight categories are standardised as

a.  Male Elite and Development. The following table lists the weight categories in which male boxers can compete.

WEIGHT CATEGORY

WEIGHT CRITERIA

Light Fly

Over 46kg, not to exceed 49kg

Fly

Over 49kg, not to exceed 52kg

Bantam

Over 52kg, not to exceed 56kg

Light

Over 56kg, not to exceed 60kg

Light Welter

Over 60kg, not to exceed 64kg

Welter

Over 64kg, not to exceed 69 kg

Middle

Over 69kg, not to exceed 75kg

Light Heavy

Over 75kg, not to exceed 81kg

Cruiser

Over 81kg, not to exceed 86kg

Heavy

Over 86kg, not to exceed 91kg

Super Heavy

Over 91kg

b. Female.  The following table lists the weight categories in which females can participate.

WEIGHT CATEGORY

WEIGHT CRITERIA

Light Fly

45kg not to exceed 48 kg

Fly

48 kg not to exceed 51kg

Bantam

51kg not to exceed 54 kg

Feather

54kg not to exceed 57kg

Light

57kg not to exceed 60kg

Light Welter

60kg not to exceed 64kg

Welter

64kg not to exceed 69kg

Middle

69kg not to exceed 75kg

Light Heavy

75kg not to exceed 81kg

Heavy

81kg plus

4. The rules of the championships will be run in accordance with AIBA rules and any additional rules imposed by England Boxing and under the conditions laid out in the Army BA Aide Memoire 2017.

The Army BA has adopted aligned rulings on experience and age categories as stipulated by the National Governing Body (NGB), England Boxing. Full details are contained in the Army Boxing Aide Memoire 2017. For convenience, main points are:

a.  Experience categories:

(1) Male Elite. A boxer who has won a Senior Championship Regional Association Title (UKAFBA) or above or has boxed for his country. For this competition all boxers with over 20 bouts will be boxing this category.

(2) Male Development Class A. A boxer with 2 -10 bouts recorded on registration card.

(3) Male Development Class B. A boxer with 11-20 bouts recorded on registration card.

(4) Female Development Class C. A boxer with 2-6 bouts recorded on registration card.

(5) Female Development Class B. A boxer with 7-14 bouts recorded on registration card.

(6) Female Elite. A boxer with more than 14 bouts recorded on registration card

b. Age eligibility criteria:

1. All male Boxers must have been born between 01/01/77 and 31/12/98 or have had their 18th birthday.

2. All Female Boxers must have been born between 01/01/77 and 31/12/98

c.  Registration.

 All boxers MUST BE registered with Army BA and be in possession of a current valid registration or registered with England Boxing via Army Boxing Association (Army BA) and be in  possession of a current valid ME3 Boxing Card. Details of registration of boxers are contained in Army BA Aide Memoire 2017.

d.  Competitive bouts:

All competition bouts, including inter company level, are to be recorded on boxers’ registration card.

Any combat sport experience (Definition of an Individual Combat Sport –
“Individual Physical Contact Sport” means any of the following sports in any of its forms: Aikido, Boxing, Cage Fighting, Judo, Ju-jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing,
K-1, Muaythai, MMA, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Unlicensed or White Collar Boxing, Wrestling, Wushu and such other sports as may be deemed by AIBA to be an individual physical contact sport) must be declared on application for a boxing registration card.

e.  Boxers commencing the championships in one category will remain in that category 

(for the current Championships competition only) until eliminated from the competition, even if bouts total exceeds the category (eg, Male 10 bouts and under with 9 bouts on card at start of championships, progresses to the final having had 4 qualifying bouts - total 13 bouts). On completion, boxers are automatically upgraded if bout totals so dictate.

Eligibility

6.  All participants must have had a minimum of 2 bouts prior to entry to the Championships.

7. The Championships are open to regular serving or reserve personnel, male and female, registered as boxers through the Army Boxing Association, boxers registered through any other association or region will not be allowed to enter.

8. Boxers representing unit teams are to be on the posted strength of the unit (and have been so for a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the competition). JPA Checks will be conducted.

Entries

9. Units/boxers are to submit entries on the form at Annex A to this instruction, direct to the Army BA office, with the entry fee of £5.00 per boxer. Cheques to be made payable to ASCB Central Bank.  

10. Entries will only be accepted if boxers are ME3/BCR1 registered.

11. Closing date for entries is COP 1 June 17. After this date, units and boxers that, for valid reasons, wish to be considered for late entries, are to first contact the Army BA office for approval.

12. Receipt of entries will be confirmed by email to the contact details provided on Annex A.

13. Units and boxers must notify the Army BA office if, after sending in an entry, the boxer is
subsequently unable to attend.

Trophies

14. Medals will be presented to the Winner and Runner up in each class and weight category Championship final.

Provisional Programme

15. The provisional programme is:

Sun 4 June Preliminary Bouts

0900hrs – Officials arrival
0930hrs – Officials brief and allocation of responsibilities
1030hrs – Coaches briefing
1100hrs – Weigh In
1130hrs -  Medicals
1400hrs -  Draw
1500 -  1700hrs – Boxing Session 1
1730 – 1930hrs – Boxing Session 2
2000hrs  - Coaches brief

Mon 5 June – Preliminary Bouts / Quarter Finals

0700hrs – Weigh in
0800hrs - Medicals
1030 - 1230hrs – Boxing Session 3
1300 – 1500hrs – Boxing Session 4
1530 – 1730hrs – Boxing Session 5
1800hrs Coaches brief

Tues 6 June - Quarter Finals

0700hrs – Weigh in
0800hrs - Medicals
1030 - 1230hrs – Boxing Session 6
1300 – 1500hrs – Boxing Session 7
1530 – 1730hrs – Boxing Session 8

1800hrs Coaches brief

Weds 7 June - Semi Finals

0700hrs – Weigh in
0800hrs – Medicals
1030 - 1230hrs – Boxing Session 9
1300 – 1500hrs – Boxing Session 10
1530 – 1730hrs – Boxing Session 11

1800hrs Coaches brief

Thurs 8 June – Finals

0700hrs – Weigh in
0800hrs - Medicals
1400 – 1600hrs Boxing Session 12
1900 – 2030hrs Boxing Session 13
2115 – 2245hrs Boxing Session 14

16. Where possible all finals will be boxed on the evening of 8 June if the Army BA consider there to be too many finals for 1 evening then a selection of Finals will take place on the afternoon of the 8 June.

Bout Duration

17 The duration of bouts and rounds for this championships will be as follows;

Category

2017

Male Dev A

3 x 2 mins

Male Dev B

3 x 3 mins

Male Elite

3 x 3 mins

Female Dev A

3 x 2 mins

Female Dev B

3 x 3 mins

Female Elite

3 x 3 mins

Equipment

18. Boxers are to be in possession of:

Male Boxers
 
         1. Valid Registration Card,
         2. Gumshield (not RED in colour)
         3. Pubic protector
         4. ID Card or Chit in Lieu
         5. Boxing Strip (coaches are reminded to bring an alternative strip if the strip colour is either                 Blue or Red in colour as it cannot be guaranteed that any draw will allow for the strip colour and   corner colour will match).

Army BA will provide competition gloves.

Female Boxers
 
         1. Valid Registration Card,
         2. Gumshield (not RED in colour
         3. Pubic protector
         4. ID Card or Chit in Lieu
         5. Boxing Strip (coaches are reminded to bring an alternative strip if the strip colour is either                 Blue or Red in colour as it cannot be guaranteed that any draw will allow for the strip colour and   corner colour will match).

Army BA will provide head guards and competition gloves.

Accommodation and Messing

19. All units/boxers are responsible for own arrangements for accommodation and messing; please note that Aldershot Garrison is PAYD. Contact for Aldershot Garrison accommodation bookings:

Tel: 01252 354305                  Email: defence.bookings@sodexo.com

Travel

20. Travel at Public Expense for boxers/coaches only is authorised in accordance with 2017DIN10-023.

21. Costs are to be kept to the minimum necessary to meet the requirement, with transport being shared wherever possible. 

Team Championships

22. The Male Inter Unit Team and Inter Corps competition will run concurrently with the Army Individual Championships.  Units or Corps wishing to enter are to annotate the entry form at Annex A accordingly.

23. Boxers representing unit teams are to be on the posted strength of the unit (and have been so for a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the competition).

24. There is no further entry fee for the championships.

25. Composition of Unit Team is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 boxers entered in the Individual Championships listed at para 2.

26.  Composition of a Corps Team is a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 10 boxers entered in the Individual Championships listed at para 2.
           
27. Team composition is to be entered on the form at Annex A and is to be submitted only after all boxers have formally entered the Championships after completing the Weigh in and pre bout medical on 12 June. No changes to the team entry will be allowed once the championships have commenced.

28. Results of named boxers from Individual Championships will be extracted and count for the Inter Unit Team Championships thus:

      Winner                                   5 points
      Runner Up                            4 points
      Losing Semi-Finalist          3 points
      Losing Quarter-Finalist      2 points
      Losing a preliminary bout  1 point
      Disqualified                           0 points

29. The winning team will be the team with the most points.  In the event of a tie, the team winning the most individual titles will be the winner, if the teams are still tied the team with the most winning semi finalists etc.

30. Trophies and medals will be presented to the Winning and Runner-up teams.

a. The winning team will receive the ARMY BOXING ASSOCIATION NOVICE TEAM
CHAMPIONSHIPS CUP
      
b. The Runner Up team will receive the FARELF MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPIONS CUP

31. During the event photographs may be taken and then published on Army Sport Web pages. In accordance with competitors’ rights under the Data Protection Act, if competitors do not wish to be named in articles or have photographs published on web pages, they are to advise the event organiser accordingly.

32. Any queries regarding Individual or Team Championships are to be addressed to Army BA office in the first instance.

N L Pearce
Secretary Army Boxing
For Chairman

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Army Sport Control Board
Fox Lines, Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2LB

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Secretary (Mil)94222 7089 Civ: 01252 787089

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