Tampere Boxing Association has a great pleasure to invite the boxers and officials of your team to the international boxing tournament for both girl and boy boxers. The 34th Pirkka Tournament is held on 9th – 10th of May 2020 in Tampere, Finland.

Invitation for downloading will be available as soon as the hotel prices are confirmed.

Entries

Entries shall be sent by 17th April 2020 to:

Tampere Boxing Association
Verkatehtaankatu 5 D 27,
33100 Tampere, Finland
Tel. int. +358-3-2235 235
E-mail: bctvs@boxing-tvs.fi

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation fee is 30 € / person (boxers only). The fees shall be paid to our bank account:
Bank: Oma Säästöpankki, BIC/SWIFT: ITELFIHH, IBAN: FI74 4108 0011 1265 99
or upon registration on Saturday morning in cash in euros. If you wish to pay by bank transfer in advance, please contact us directly.

Programme

Saturday 9th of May.at 8.30 – 10.00Medical examination and weigh in, enrolment of the R&Js.
at 11.00Draw
at 12.00R&J Meeting
at 13.00Competition
at 18.00Competition
Sunday 10th of May.at 8.00Medical examination
at 9.30R&J Meeting
at 10.00Final bouts

All events at Hervanta Leisure Centre
Address:  Lindforsinkatu 5, 33720 Tampere

TOURNAMENT RULES

Boxers, age 11-18 years (born in 2002-2009), are allowed to participate in the tournament. All participants must have had at least three official competition bouts.

The tournament will be held in four separate groups:

1)  Youth (A-juniors), age 17-18 year of birth (born in 2002-2003)
2)  Juniors (B-juniors), age 15-16 year of birth (born in 2004-2005)
3)  School boys/girls (C- juniors), age 13-14 year of birth (born in 2006-2007)
4)  D- juniors, age 11-12 year of birth (born in 2008-2009)

* 10 oz gloves will be used in each age group in each weight category except for Youth Men from 69kg up 12 oz gloves will be used.
* It is obligatory to use AIBA approved head guard, gumshield (no red/pink or partially red/pink) and protector cup (boys). Boxers with long hair must wear hairnet or cap.
* The competitors must be dressed according to AIBA regulations
* AIBA manual scoring system will be used in the bouts
* The competitors must have an AIBA International Record Book (youths), or a National Record Book (Juniors, School boys/girls and D-juniors). 

YOUTH FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

Boys will compete in weight categories: 52, 56, 60, 64, 69, 75, 81, 91.
Girls will compete in weight categories: 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 64, 69, 75.
* The winner is determined by AIBA rules.
* Duration of the rounds is 3 x 3 minutes (boys and girls)

JUNIORS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

Boys will compete in weight categories: 48, 50, 52, 54, 57, 60, 63, 66, 70, 75, 80.
Girls will compete in weight categories: 48, 50, 52, 54, 57, 60, 63, 66, 70, 75.
* The winner is determined by AIBA rules.
* Duration of the rounds is 3 x 2 minutes

SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS

Will compete in weight categories 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63, 66, 70.
* Duration of the rounds is 3 x 1,5 minutes

D-JUNIORS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

Will compete in weight categories 28, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63, 66.

In  D-junior groups the Finnish technique boxing rules will be followed.
The main points of the rules are as follows:

* The rounds are 3 x 1 minutes for D- juniors.
* The target is to fight three rounds; one must not try to end the bout with heavy blows.
* The winner is determined according to technical skills, heavy blows are forbidden.
* The following technical fields will be judged by points:
A. Blow technique
B. Movement
C. Integrity

The jury of the tournament may form parallel groups if any weight category should be entered by more than four boxers.

REFEREE / JUDGES

The R&Js must have a national R&J licence with at least one year experience or AIBA licence. We hope that all the participating teams would bring along at least one R&J, so that the judging would be in high level.

In case you need more information regarding the tournament, please contact the organizer.