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USA Boxing

Youth Olympic Games Selection Information

Feb. 25, 2014, 5:31 p.m. (ET)

This notice is in regards to the team selection processes for the 2014 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships (April 10-25, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria), the 2014 AIBA Women’s Youth Olympic Qualifying Event (April 10-25, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria) and the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (August 16 – 28, 2014, Nanjing, China).

In compliance with the 2014 Youth Olympic Games Athlete Selections Procedures, an OTC Selection Event will be held March 23, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Age-eligible athletes will be provided the opportunity to attend the selection event by meeting one of the following criteria:

  1. Number 1 ranked athlete (according to the USA Boxing Ranking System as of noon MST on February 28, 2014) in each Youth Olympic Games weight category.
  2. Number 2 ranked athlete (according to the USA Boxing Ranking System as of noon MST on February 28, 2014) in each Youth Olympic Games weight category.
  3. Wild-Card Selection

Note: USA Boxing will fund one athlete per weight category to attend the Selection Event. For the Selection Event, the athlete who will be funded will be the athlete who meets the criteria in the order as listed above (i.e., if the athlete who meets criteria #1 will not attend, then #2 will be funded, and so on). Non-funded athletes are responsible for purchasing their own transportation to and from Colorado Springs.

Athletes can apply for Wild-Card selection using the application form below. The deadline for submitting a Wild-Card application is March 4, 2014 at 5:00pm MST.

Important notes:

1.   Event Registration Deadline:       Monday, March 10, 2014 @ 5:00PM Mountain Time

  Weigh-In:  The official weigh-in for the OTC Selection Event will take place at 6:15am on Sunday, March 23, 2014. All athletes must make weight in their qualified and registered division in order to participate in the selection event. Athletes that do not make weight will not be considered for the team.

 Required Documents:    U.S. Citizenship is required for all athletes. All athletes must check-in onsite with their U.S. Passport and Current AIBA Passbooks due to the fact that the selected team will depart from Colorado Springs for the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships and AIBA Women’s Youth Olympic Qualifying Event in Sofia, Bulgaria.

For full details regarding the athlete selection process please read the Youth Olympic Games Selection Procedures.

LINKS:

USA Boxing Youth Men's Rankings

USA Boxing Youth Women's Rankings

OTC Selection Event Information/Registration Packet

Wild Card Application



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