England Boxing rule book issued for 2020-21

July 31, 2020 | by Matt Halfpenny


England Boxing has released its new rule book for the 2020-21 season.

The 88-page document includes rules on all aspects of amateur boxing in England, including elements such as categories and classes, coaching and sparring, officials, weigh-ins, boxer’s dress, scoring, decisions and medicals.

It comes into force from 1st August 2020 and is valid until 31st July 2021.

Please address any queries you may have to enquiries@englandboxing.org

Click here to download the 2020-21 rule book.

Guide to the new rules

To help you get to grips with the new rule book, England Boxing has issued a guide that outlines the new rules.

Among the changes are to rules concerning boxing abroad, registrations, club show matching criteria, conduct and behaviour and competition gloves.

Please note that where there is only a part of a rule that has changed, the relevant part is highlighted in green.

Click here to download the new rules document.


All England Boxing events including domestic boxing, regional tournaments, and/or Championships events, For One Night Only or Box Cups must be licensed to ensure the safety of the participants and as a condition of the insurance of the participants.

The England Boxing permits guidelines runs through the requirements that must be satisfied before boxing can take place.

Click here to download the permits document.