BOXING Scotland CEO Chris Roberts would like to congratulate Jim Smith (Rob Roy), John McKenna (Keir Hardie) and Paul O’Connor (Renfrewshire) for their recent success in achieving the IBA 1-Star International Referee and Judge qualification.
The trio of Western District Officials successfully met the qualification standards at the Haringey Box Cup at the Alexandra Palace in London last week.
The qualification means that the Scottish Officials now have the opportunity to officiate at the international level, in addition to district and national level.
Officials are fundamentally important to our sport, and quite simply boxing would not be able to operate in Scotland without these volunteers giving up their time week in and week out.
If you would like to find out more information about how to become an Official, please get in touch with your relevant District secretary (contact details below).
You do not need to be linked to a boxing club, know anyone in the sport or have had any prior involvement with boxing to become involved as an Official.
For those already involved in the sport, such as existing club coaches, you are also welcome to learn how to become an Official.
Members can now register for both roles, although they can only fulfil one role at any particular club show or Championship.
West District – firstname.lastname@example.org
East District – EDSecretary@outlook.com
North District – email@example.com