Please note: Regulations are currently under review for the 2021-22 season and so those currently published are subject to change.
BOX i The BUCS Boxing Championships shall be conducted in accordance with the following BUCS sport specific regulations, the BUCS general regulations, and the rules and regulations of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Further event specific requirements, rules, and regulations will be contained within the entry and pre-event information for each Championship.
BOX i.i The official in charge of the competition will follow the AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) Competition Rules.
BOX ii In the event that these regulations contradict the BUCS general regulations, these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.
BOX iii In the event that these regulations contradict those of the rules and regulations of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), these BUCS sport specific regulations will supersede, unless specifically stated otherwise.
BOX 1 Championships BUCS will host annually a Boxing Championships. The programme shall include the events listed in Appendix 1 (‘BUCS Competition Offer and Associated BUCS Points’), subject to entry numbers. All competition specific event information will be available in the event entry information and pre-event information.
BOX 2 Competitors who do not make weight in the category they have entered will be allowed to move category if there is space to do so up to the maximum limit of the competition. Priority will remain with competitors who have entered the specific category and make weight. Competitors who fail to make weight are not guaranteed a bout.
BOX 3 All competitors must have a valid licence with their home nation governing body, as well as a record book which details their number of bouts.
BOX 4 A valid Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) medical card must be produced by all competitors at weigh-in. Failure to produce a valid medical card will result in disqualification from the competition.
BOX 5 Safety equipment
BOX 5.1 Head guards are compulsory for female competitors. Only AIBA competition head guards and hand bandages are allowed to be worn. Training head guards are not permitted.
BOX 5.2 Fitted mouth guards (excluding red mouth guards) must be worn by all competitors.
BOX 5.3 Competition gloves will be provided by BUCS for all competitors.
BOX 5.4 Competitors without the correct safety equipment cannot compete.
BOX 6 Disputes at events In line with REG 7.7, should a dispute occur at an event, the event appeal panel for Boxing shall comprise of the Tournament Director and a BUCS Staff Member.