2. All units who wish to take part in any boxing are to ensure that they affiliate to the Army Boxing Association on a seasonal basis by completing Unit Affiliation Application and returning it to the Secretary of the Army Boxing Association at the commencement of the season, each successful application will be awarded a Certificate of Affiliation which will be copied to the Regional Secretary.
1 All regular serving army personnel who wish to be involved in boxing MUST register through the UKAFBA as detailed throughout this section. Any Reserve serving personnel who wish to take part in Service Boxing in any way must register through the UKAFBA.
a. Boxers. All boxers, irrespective of their age, gender or experience category, or the level of boxing they intend to participate at, are to register using the Boxing Registration Card application at Annex B.1 to Section 7. Boxers participating in Service Boxing will have this clearly marked in their Registration book, those who wish to box against civilian opposition will have an England Boxing stamp authorising them to do so. The procedures to be followed for all registrations are detailed throughout this section.
b. Season. The boxing season runs from 1 June 2019 to 31 May 2020. In compliance with England Boxing guidelines for audit, units/individuals are to ensure that any application for registration in the current season are with the relevant registration officer (see contacts Section 1) for processing at least 4 weeks prior to the bout, tournament or Championships.
c. Coaches. All coaches are to register on qualifying and to re-register annually thereafter, in accordance with the procedure given at para 10. All coaches are to ensure that they are registered with their association prior to the commencement of coaching.
d. Officials. All officials are to register on qualifying and to re-register annually thereafter, in accordance with the procedure given at para 13.