Arnold USA Boxing

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY
All athletes must be currently registered with USA Boxing and have their passbook with 2019 membership card and Physical Examination Signature Page attached with them at time of tournament registration.

Boxers must register with USA Boxing for the current year with the LBC in their state of residence. No USA Boxing registration will be done at the tournament

The AGE DETERMINATION DATE is March 3, 2018. Each athlete must be the correct age for the division entered as of the Age Determination Date.

REGISTRATION
There is no fee to box in this year’s amateur tournament, please contact for match availability. Please contact event director John Fissora at 614-645-3312 about match availability. Please note there will be no walk-ins. NO PASSBOOK, NO BOX!

COMPETITION WEIGHT
ALL WEIGHTS ARE FINAL

WEIGH-INS & PHYSICALS
Boxers weigh-in and get a physical on the day they box. All boxers MUST report to weigh-ins at 8:00 AM the day they box. Boxers MUST be present at the beginning of weigh-ins @8:00 AM. No coaches will be allowed in the weigh-in room or at the scales. Weigh-ins and physicals for all boxers will be held at the Voinovich building on the Ohio State Fair Grounds.

**NO WEIGHT ALLOWANCES**

EQUIPMENT
All equipment is in accordance with USA Boxing Rules.

The rulebook can be found at WWW.USABOXING.ORG

GLOVES
10-12 oz.

HANDWRAPS
Gauze or velpaugh

ATTIRE
Tank tops and boxing trunks. Trunks MUST have a contrasting waistband.
NOTE: Female boxers may wear a t-shirt in lieu of a tank top.

COACHES & OFFICIALS
All Coaches and Officials must be registered as current members of USA Boxing.

All Coaches and Officials must have had a clinic and taken a test to be certified to work the Tournament. Coaches and Officials shall present their passbooks at Registration as proof of Registration and Certification.

Experienced timekeepers, judges, referees and clerks are encouraged to participate.

Coaches will be informed of Tournament information at Registration.

COMPETITION
Competition will begin sharply at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 2nd.

Competition will be in accordance with USA Boxing Rules.

DIVISIONS AGES Length of Rounds*
Bantam 8-9-10 1 minute
Junior 11-12 1 minute
Intermediate 13-14 1 ½ minutes
Senior 15-16 2 minutes
Female Elite 17-34 3 minutes
Men’s Elite 17-34 3 minutes
Female Novice 17-34 2 minutes
Men’s Novice 17-34 2 minutes

*The Arnold Boxing Committee reserves the right to adjust the competition times due to the number of entries.

AWARDS
Arnold USA Boxing Invitational Championship