Ground Rules

  1. In order to be eligible to participate, the applicant must be an accepted member of an IFC fraternity .
  2. No pledges, graduate students, inactive members, or non-­fraternity persons will be allowed to box in the Tournament.
  3. Anyone wishing to participate must be considered an amateur; previous boxing or MMA experience outside of the Tournament is strictly prohibited.
  4. All boxers must attend a minimum of five workouts at the Golden Gloves Arena under the supervision of the Golden Gloves Staff.
  5. There will be two mandatory nights of practice on Wednesday, January 17, for a boxer orientation and on Wednesday, January 31, for media night.
  6. A substitute trainer may not be used in place of training at the Golden Gloves Arena.
  7. Weigh-­ins and a mandatory rules meeting will be on Sunday, February 18 at 11:30am.
  8. Boxers must pass a physical before being allowed to participate.
  9. Boxers are required to have medical insurance before being allowed to participate.
  10. Any two-time champion must move weight-classes in order to be eligible for the Hall of Fame.
  11. Each fraternity is allowed a maximum of two boxers per weight class; any excess boxers will be moved up a weight class.
  12. Any boxer who does not display adequate sportsmanship or starts a fight outside of the ring will be disqualified, along with the entirety of his team being disqualified.

Weight Classes

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