We are now able to confirm more details regarding the upcoming Boxing Scotland Youth & Elite Golden Gloves Championships.
An administrative document has been produced and we would advise clubs to familiarise themselves with it ahead of the Championships getting underway.
The Championships will be held at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility, Motherwell on the dates of 18th/19th/25th March, with the Elite Golden Gloves Finals on 15th April 2023.
Please note, the administrative document covers the dates of 18th/19th/25th March only – an administrative document to cover the Elite Golden Gloves Finals on April 15th will follow in due course.
A link to the document can be found at the bottom of this post.
Some of the key information from the document includes;
Spectator Prices; (Tickets can only be purchased at the door of the event)
Adult: 1 Day – £20, 2 Day – £35
Children Under-16: 1 Day – £10, 2 Day – £15
Two-day ticket is only valid for over the course of the same weekend (ie 18th/19th March).
*Please note, on Saturday 18th March all spectators who buy a Youth & Elite Championship ticket will be able to purchase a ticket for the Scotland v Ireland dual international , scheduled for that evening at Ravenscraig from 7pm, for just £5.
Boxer Weigh-in times; (Boxers only weigh-in on days that they compete)
Weigh-in – 0800 – 1000. Boxing will commence at 1100. Times are the same for each day of the competition.
There will be no weight allowance for either Youth or Elite boxers for this competition. As with prior Open class Championships, Youth boxers will NOT have to wear a vest/shorts for the weigh-in.
Boxers should bring a printed off and completed Pre/Post Bout Medical Pro-Forma to give to the Doctor before commencing the Medical prior to weighing-in – these can be found here – 20220801_BSL_Pre-Post-Bout-Medical_Vers2_20220929.pdf (boxingscotland.org)
- Elite boxers;
The use of professional hand wraps shall be mandatory for this competition for Elite boxers, as per IBA rules.
The materials provided for professional hand wraps for each Boxer shall be as follows:
2 rolls of 5 cm x 15 m Gauze (1 roll of gauze for each hand)
2 rolls of 5 cm x 10 m Gauze (1 roll to create a knuckle pad for each hand)
Zinc Oxide Tape:
2 rolls of 2.5 cm x 13 m
1 roll of 1.25 cm x 13 m for between the fingers
All equipment shall be clearly branded, and packaging will include specifications and relevant instructions.
In AOB Elite Competitions, a Boxer shall apply the provided gauze bandages and tape on his hands as he likes, provided that the knuckles of his hand are not covered by the Zinc Oxide Tape.
The use of any substance or object on the Gauze and/or Zinc Oxide Tape is prohibited.
Pro-wraps must be checked and signed for by the nominated representative prior to gloving up.
- Youth boxers;
Approved IBA wraps are to be worn by Youth boxers for this competition, but any wrap that is in accordance with the dimensions for wraps set out in the IBA Boxing Rule Book are appropriate. No professional wraps are allowed for Youth boxers. Boxers will be required to supply their own wraps.
Coach bands will be able to be collected from the ticket desk between 9-9:30am on each day of the competition.
Please note, as per the terms and conditions of the competition, all bouts at the event will be filmed.
The dates of 18th/19th/25th March 2023 will all be streamed live on the Boxing Scotland Official YouTube channel.
Administrative Document – Administrative Document – Youth & Elite Golden Gloves Championships 2023