England Boxing National Schools Championships 2021 – entries now open
July 24, 2021 | by Matt Halfpenny
The entry forms for the England Boxing National Schools Championships 2021 have now been released.
It is open to Schools Cadet (born in 2009), Schools A (born in 2008) and Schools B (born in 2007) boxers.
Entry weights are from Under 30kg up to not exceeding 105kg (Male Schools), from Under 29kg to Under 70kg (Female Schools) and from Under 28kg to Under 72kg (Male and Female Schools Cadets, formerly Minors). Entrants must have had two previous bouts on entry.
Closing dates for receiving entries are set by regional associations, but all entries must be with the Championship co-ordinator by 6th September 2021.
The pre quarter-finals are to be completed by 12th September with Tyne, Tees and Wear to box off against Yorkshire, North West against the Midlands and Eastern Counties against Southern Counties.
Quarter-final bouts, to be completed by 19th September, will see East Midlands boxers take on those from Tyne, Tees and Wear / Yorkshire, Merseyside and Cheshire paired with North West Region / Midland Counties, Western Counties face Eastern Counties / Southern Counties and London go head to head with the Home Counties.
The national semi-finals and finals stages of the event will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September at the Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle.
In all categories, a boxer’s BCR1 medical book must be produced at the initial weigh-in and at all subsequent rounds, and the boxer’s medical must be in date for the duration of the championship. All boxers must be members of England Boxing and an England Boxing-affiliated club.
It is advisable to only book accommodation for the semi-finals and finals stages of the competition if a refund can be claimed on cancellation. Otherwise, it is recommended to wait until that stage of the competition is reached before making a booking.
Boxers, coaches and clubs should note that participation is only permitted providing a signed waiver (as part of the form) regarding Covid-19 is completed.
Covid-19 procedures relating to the competition must also be followed and failure to do so could result in removal from the competition and disciplinary action.
England Boxing continues monitor and follow Government advice in regards to precautions and mitigations caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic and will update as directed once any additional advice is available.