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Weight Classes and Bout Requirements for 2021 National Championships Confirmed

By USA Boxing | Aug. 24, 2021, 11:50 a.m. (ET)

USA Boxing announced today the weight classes that will be contested in Shreveport this December, as well as the minimum bout requirements to compete in the 2021 USA Boxing National Championships.

With the recent weight class changes for international competition in the youth and elite divisions, USA Boxing will be contesting the updated 13 men and 12 women weight classes, while the other divisions (bantam, intermediate and junior) will continue to be the same weights that have been previously contested. A complete breakdown of youth and elite weight classes, as well as the minimum bout requirements for those divisions can be seen below. Bantam, intermediate and junior weight classes and minimum bout requirements can be seen here.

These 13 and 12 weight classes will go into effect at these National Championships and in 2022 at the local level.

Minimum bout requirements will be verified in MatchTracker, including legacy bouts. Boxers that have missing bouts in their MatchTracker can submit their missing bout information here.

Updates and other important information regarding the 2021 USA Boxing National Championships will be posted here

For boxers needing to find local events to gain more bouts, find local event information here

2022 USA Boxing High Performance Selection Procedures will be announced in the coming weeks.

Categories Elite and Youth Men Weight Classes Elite Minimum Bout Requirement Youth Minimum Bout Requirement
Minimumweight 106 lbs. (48kg) 10 5
Flyweight 112 lbs. (51kg) 10 5
Bantamweight 119 lbs. (54kg) 12 7
Featherweight 125 lbs. (57kg) 12 10
Lightweight 132 lbs. (60kg) 12 10
Light Welterweight 139 lbs. (63.5kg) 15 10
Welterweight 147 lbs. (67kg) 15 7
Light Middleweight 156 lbs. (71kg) 12 7
Middleweight 165 lbs. (75kg) 12 5
Light Heavyweight 176 lbs. (80kg) 12 5
Cruiserweight 189 lbs. (86kg) 10 5
Heavyweight 203 lbs. (92kg) 10 5
Super Heavyweight 203+ lbs. (92+kg) 10 5

 

 

Categories Elite and Youth Women Weight Classes Elite Minimum Bout Requirement Youth Minimum Bout Requirement
Minimumweight 106 lbs. (48kg) 5 5
Light Flyweight 110 lbs. (50kg) 5 5
Flyweight 114 lbs. (52kg) 5 5
Bantamweight 119 lbs. (54kg) 5 5
Featherweight 125 lbs. (57kg) 10 5
Lightweight 132 lbs. (60kg) 10 5
Light Welterweight  139 lbs. (63kg)  5 5
Welterweight 146 lbs. (66kg) 5 2
Light Middleweight 154 lbs. (70kg) 5 2
Middleweight 165 lbs. (75kg) 5 2
Light Heavyweight 178 lbs. (81kg) 5 2
Heavyweight 178+ lbs. (81+kg) 5 2