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Metropolitan Championships

 Metropolitan Championships

Date/Time:Saturday, Sep. 23, 2023 (3:00 PM) - Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 (11:00 PM)
Sanction #:  23-06-186750
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Sanctioned Event Details

2023 Metropolitan Championships




Entry & Eligibility


  1. This tournament is open to all boxers who reside within Metro LBC.
  2. US citizenship is not required to participate in this tournament.
  3. Entry Fee is non-refundable as it covers registration administration costs with the following exceptions:
  1. Boxers who withdraw from prior to tournament registration deadline (9/16/23)
  2. Boxers who register in a division with no other competitors may change their weight or receive refund soon after the upon conclusion of tournament.
  3. All Refunds provided by USA Boxing will incur a $5.00 processing fee.
  1. All participants agree to use of image and to participate in social media campaign by tagging USA Boxing, Metro, and other sponsors.
  2. Athletes Age determination as per USA Boxing Rules.
  3. All Entries must be accompanied by valid email address as this will be how you are notified.
  4. Novice or Open status: (Inaccurate or false disclosures regarding record will result in DQ)

General Rule: An athlete with zero (0) to ten (9) bouts will be a Novice, at five (5) bouts a male boxer may elect to enter the Open Division. Boxer’s eleventh (11th) Bout must be competed as an Open Boxer. (Exception: Boxer who enters the tournament as Novice will remain Novice until completion of tournament.)

  1. Once the boxer boxes in the Open Division he/she cannot return to the Novice Division.
  2. Senior Finalists with less than 10 bouts remain novice until next entry in a Metro tournament or when 10 bouts are reached.
  3. Any non US citizen and/or boxer that has competed in a striking combat sport, i.e., MMA, Muay Thai , Kickboxing, is classified as an Open boxer. (See USA Boxing rule for exception)


Competition Rules


  1. All boxer's divisions will be governed by single elimination tournament rules.
  2. Weight allowance: 3lbs in Preliminaries, 2lbs in Quarter Final, 1lbs in Semi Final, 0lbs in Final.
  3. Last date to change weight will be 9/22/23 via email only.
  4. Coaches must be registered and certified with USA Boxing, have a towel and clear water bottle.
  5. Clubs must be registered with USA Boxing to be acknowledged.


Boxers Equipment & Attire


For your bout please bring your own boxing Tank Top (Tanks will not be provided during preliminaries to semifinals.) shoes, socks, a towel, trunks (contrasting waistband), fitted USA Boxing approved mouthpiece, protective headgear and cupClubs are encouraged to present your logo on competition uniforms in accordance with USA Boxing Rules.


Athletes may not wear colors that oppose the corner color they are boxing from.  For instance, you may not wear red in the blue corner or vice versa. Athletes may wear tanks, trunks and headgear of the same color (or neutral color) as the corner you are boxing out of.  That color will be determined the evening your division first reports.  Thereafter, the corner color can be determined according to position on bracket.


Conduct & Discipline


All participants must adhere to the USA Boxing Code of Conduct. Individuals deemed guilty of misconduct will be immediately barred from all tournament facilities and required to leave at their own expense and may be subject to further disciplinary action. Code of Conduct also covers inappropriate social media posts.  (This is a USA Boxing Rule)  Chief of Officials and Board of Directors will serve at each show as Judicial Committee to deal with emergency grievance and disciplinary process.

Location & Contact Information

Site/Location  Gleason's Athletic Club
130 Water St.
Brooklyn, NY  11201
Sanction Holder  Ray Cuadrado
Official in Charge  Sonya Lamonakis
Ringside Physician  Osric King
Phone  929-234-5600
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Last Updated: 2/27/2024 7:04:59 PM MT