Scoring, Age Groups and Weight Classes

The Scoring System will be based on a “Ten Point Must System”.

At the end of each round, each Judge must determine the winning Boxer of that round by awarding a score of 10 points and by awarding 9 or fewer points, down to 7 to the losing Boxer, depending on the judgment as to the degree to which the opponent lost the round. Every round must have a declared winner.

  • The Judges must apply the following criteria to score round:
  1. Close round; 10 – 9
  2. Clear winner; 10 – 8
  3. Total dominance; 10 – 7
  • Each Judge will independently judge the merits of the two Boxers using the following criteria:
  1. Number of quality blows on the target area;
  2. Domination of the Bout by technical and tactical superiority;
  3. Competitiveness;
  • Decisions
  1. A win on points – WP
  2. Tiebreak
  3. Technical Draw – TD
  4. Abandon – ABD
  5. A win by Referee Stops Contest – RSC
  6. Win by Referee Stops Contest-Injury – RSC-I
  7. A win by Disqualification – DSQ
  8. Win by Knockout – KO
  9. A win by Walkover – WO
  10. No Contest – NC

Amateur Boxing Age Groups

The age of a Boxer is determined using his/her year of birth in all competitions.

Elite Boxers, Men and Women Boxers between the ages of 19 to 40 are categorized as Elite Boxers.

Youth Boxers, Boys and Girls Boxers between the ages of 17 to 18 are categorized as Youth Boxers.

Junior Boxers, Boys and Girls Boxers between the ages of 15 to 16 are categorized as Junior Boxers.

The range of the ages of the Boxers participating in Junior and school-age boys and girls as well as all other younger ages, must not be more than 2 years difference.

Amateur Boxing Weight Classes

Elite Men and Youth Boy Boxers

Weight Category Minimum KG Maximum KG
Light Flyweight 46 49
Flyweight 49 52
Bantamweight 52 56
Lightweight 56 60
Light Welterweight 60 64
Welterweight 64 69
Middleweight 69 75
Light Heavyweight 75 81
Heavyweight 81 91
Super Heavyweight 91 No Max

Elite Women and Youth Girl Boxers

Weight Category Minimum KG Maximum KG
Light Flyweight 45 48
Flyweight 48 51
Bantamweight 51 54
Featherweight 54 57
Lightweight 57 60
Light Welterweight 60 64
Welterweight 64 69
Middleweight 69 75
Light Heavyweight 75 81
Heavyweight 81 No Max

Junior Boys and Junior Girls Boxers

Weight Category Minimum KG Maximum KG
Pinweight 44 46
Light Flyweight 46 48
Flyweight 48 50
Light Bantamweight 50 52
Bantamweight 52 54
Featherweight 54 57
Lightweight 57 60
Light Welterweight 60 63
Welterweight 63 66
Light Middleweight 66 70
Middleweight 70 75
Light Heavyweight 75 80
Heavyweight 80 No Max