New Ring Custodian Required

After many years our ring custodian has informed us that he will no longer be able to perform this service for us. We’re looking for a new person.   We would like to have someone take over as soon as possible and hopefully have at least a couple cards overlap so he can show you how to set up and tear down.   We currently pay $300. Plus milage outside of Winnipeg.  Starting January 2018 this will be increasing to $500 when the club provides volunteers and $650 when not (pending board approval).

What is expected/required:

  • Delivery, and retrieval of the ring to any venue that rents it within the province. Milage will be paid outside of Winnipeg.
  • Store the ring when not in use.  Not required, but a big plus.
  • Set up and tare down of the ring.  The renter will generally provide volunteers to assist.  This may be during the day and likely late into the evening depending on the event and venue.
  • In the case where no volunteers are available, you will be required to provide them and will be compensated more in that case. Again pending board approval.
  • Have access some sort of facility to unpack and dry the ring in the event it is used outside and gets wet. Not required but would be a huge plus.
  • Supply a vehicle that is capable of towing the trailer.  8′ x 16′ and approximately 2000 lbs.
  • Assess and report any problems or damage to the ring.

If you are interested please contact Gina in the office.

AIBA Rules Update

AIBA has updated the rules earlier this year.  As I understand it, Boxing Canada will be updating their rules soon as well, but I haven’t heard anything yet.
Some of the more notable changes are:
  • All bouts should now be using 5 judges and all scores will be counted.  We are allowed to use 3 when we are short, but we should be using 5 if at all possible.
  • The criteria for judging the bout has been reduced to 3 things; number of quality blow, domination of the bout and competitiveness.
  • 10-6/6-10 score has been removed.
  • TKO has been changed back to RSC, RSC-I and RSC-H
See the website for the updated rules.  Please take some time to go over them and learn what is new.  There is a summary of the changes to the most recent rules there as well.  I’m hoping to have a seminar to go over the rule changes sometime this fall.  All officials and coaches will be welcome
All the most recent rulebook will always be on our website on the forms page:  http://www.boxingmanitoba.com/forms/  It’s a good idea to print them off or bring the electronically to every event.

Picking The 2017 Provincial Team

Coaches & Clubs

We will be picking the 2017 provincial team and coaches very shortly.  The nationals this year are in Quebec City on April 24th to April 30th. Details here: http://boxingcanada.org/events/2017-canadian-championship/    Open Junior C, Youth and Elite athletes are eligible.  If you have any athletes you want considered, please get their books to me, the Chief Official ASAP.

You can do that several ways:

  • Drop it off directly with me.  Arrangements to made on a case by case basis. (preferred)
  • Drop it off at the Boxing Manitoba Office
  • Scan the appropriate parts and email.
    • Page 1 – with picture, name, birthdate, etc.
    • Last two pages of medicals.
    • Last two pages of record.

Please indicate which weight group you will be entering for the event.  Age and and weight categories are as follows and we can submit up to two entries per age/weight/gender:

  • Junior C:  15-16 (YOB 2002 – 2001)
    • Male & Female: 38kg, 40kg, 42kg, 44kg, 46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg and +80kg
  • Youth:  17-18 (YOB 2000, 1999)
    • Male: 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg and +91kg
    • Female: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg
  • Elite:   19-40 (YOB 1998 – 1977)
    • Male: 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg and +91kg
    • Female: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg