Registration for 2019 Eastern Elite Qualifier Now Open

Aug. 05, 2019, 11:52 a.m. (ET)

Registration for this year’s Eastern Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships is now open for all divisions that will be contested at the tournament.

 

This year’s tournament will take place in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This will be the third event in the 2020 USA Boxing Olympic Trials Qualifying Series. The top two elite boxers in Olympic weight categories will advance to the 2020 Olympic Trials for Boxing in December, while all other divisions at this tournament will earn ranking points towards their 2019 total.

 

Because of the large number of elite boxers (19-40) expected to participate, elite male check-in will begin on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and finish on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Other divisions are allowed to check-in on Saturday, as well, but can also check-in on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Elite general weigh-in will take place on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2:00 p.m. All elite boxers MUST attend the general weigh-in. The official draw for Elite boxers will take place on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 6:00 p.m. Elite bouts will begin on Monday, Oct. 7 at 6:00 p.m.

 

**This schedule is subject to change, so please continue to check usaboxing.org for any changes**

 

For a complete list of currently qualified elite boxers to the 2020 Olympic Trials for Boxing, click here. Boxers that have already qualified, CAN NOT box in the weight class they have already qualified for, but may box in a different weight class.

 

The general weigh-in and official draw for all other age divisions will take place on Monday, Oct. 7.

 

Registration closes on Sept. 30, with registration to have boxer name included on event t-shirt that will be sold at the event is Sept. 23.

 

For complete fact sheet, to register and other information for this tournament, click here.

 

If you have any questions about this year’s tournament, please contact USA Boxing at 719-866-2307.


Recap of changes for this tournament:

  • Check-in will begin on Saturday, Oct. 5. from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and end Sunday, Oct. 6. Elite male boxers have until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6 to check-in, while all other divisions have until 6:00 p.m. to check-in.
  • General weigh-in for elite male boxers will be on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2:00 p.m., with the official draw for elites taking place at 6:00 p.m.
  • General weigh-in for all other divisions will take place on Monday, Oct. 7.
  • The new minimum bout requirement for both male and female pee wee boxers (ages 8-10) is now 2 bouts.
  • The new minimum bout requirement for youth male boxers is now 10 bouts.
  • The new minimum bout requirement for elite male boxers is now 15 bouts.
  • This schedule is subject to change, so please continue to check usaboxing.org for any updates.