Entries open for 2020 Juniors
January 13, 2020 | by Matt Halfpenny
Entries are now open for the England Boxing National Junior Championships 2020.
Weights range from Under 36kg to Over 80kg and there are classes for Junior (year of birth 2004 and 2005) and Junior Cadet (year of birth 2005 only).
All boxers must be registered with an England Boxing-affiliated club and produce a BCR1 medical book, while all coaches must have an in-date England Boxing lanyard.
Entries should be sent to the relevant region regional secretary, along with the entry fee of £5 per boxer.
By allowing a boxer to enter this championships, the boxer’s parent or guardian is deemed to have consented to any official video recording and photography and to have allowed for his/her name, photographs and video footage to be used for publicity purposes by England Boxing, its partners and media outlets.
The Regional Association Championship rounds of competition will be completed by 1st March and the National pre quarter-finals by 8th March.
At the pre quarter-final stage, the North West will host Yorkshire, Tyne, Tees and Wear will entertain the East Midlands and the Home Counties will be visited by London Boxing.
The quarter-finals will see Merseyside & Cheshire welcome the winners of the North West/Yorkshire bouts, Midland Counties will host the winners of the Tyne, Tees and Wear/Midlands bouts, Eastern Counties will entertain the winners of the Home Counties/London bouts and Western Counties will be visited by Southern Counties.
The semi-finals and finals will take place at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool, L3 4FP on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March.
Last year’s winners at the Juniors included European gold medallists Enriko Itauma (top) of St Mary’s and Sacha Hickey of Fisher (pictured above), as well as European silver medallist Shelby-Marie Lee, of Minster Golden Gloves.
All boxers who reach the national stages of the competition will wear gloves and headguards of England Boxing partner Sting Sports UK. Boxers can either purchase their own Sting headguards, or use those provided.
For full guidance and rules, and to download an entry form, click here.
Keep up to date with the latest information on the England Boxing National Junior Championships home page and follow the hashtag #EBNJC20 on social media.
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