Participants will be matched with an opponent of similar ability, weight and fitness level to ensure a fair contest. Two fighters will face each other in bouts of 3 rounds of 2 minutes with at least a 1-minute break between each round. Please note for bouts for novice masters and 60+ age division will be 3 x 1.5 minute rounds
The competition age groups are Youth (17-18 years), Elite (19-40 years) and Masters (41 and above). For Masters the age groups are 41-50, 51-60, or 61-70 years.
Boxers will be matched in one of two experience categories:
1. Novice (0-9 previous bouts), or
2. Experienced (10 or more bouts)
We are offering the following weight divisions:
Female: 48-50kg, 54-57kg, 57-60kg, 66-70kg, 75-81kg and 81kg+
Male: 54-57kg, 60-63.5kg, 71-75kg, 75-80kg, 86-92kg and 92kg+
Australian participants will need to be registered with a Boxing Australia state organisation (like Boxing NSW). For links to state organisations scroll down the Boxing Australia home page to ‘Member Organisations’.
Residents of New South Wales must be registered with the NSW Combat Sports Authority in order to box.
Tournament briefing and weigh-in information will be provided closer to the event
The competition will be conducted under Boxing Australia Rules
Please refer to the NSW Office of Sport for information on Serological Clearance
Sparring Development Sessions
An option for people not currently registered as a boxer to participate in a non-combative and non-competitive light sparring display, there will be one or more Sparring Development sessions.
Matching takes place based on rough age/weight/experience guidelines
Participants can spar several times if time allows
Please note that the program requires the approval of the relevant authorities and is subject to change.