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Boxing Ontario welcomes anyone interested in being an official

To certify you must be:

  1. At least 16 years of age
  2. Relatively fit (it can be quite taxing running around the ring)
  3. Register as a member of Boxing Ontario, cost of registration is $90
  4. Submit an original and current Police Records Check with your application

Contact Boxing Ontario for a registration form and more information.

There are 5 levels of Officiating:

Level I
You must attend a 1 day clinic. The CABA rulebook is reviewed and participants are given different scenarios to judge. The course is usually run in conjunction with a club show. At the show, students are matched up with certified officials where they practice judging and receive feedback about each bout.
Fee: $90 – Includes Boxing Ontario Registration

Level II

Once you are registered as an official, you are given a blue passbook. Every bout you judge has to be recorded in the passbook. After you have judged 50 bouts, you can apply to the Chief Official to be upgraded to a level II.

Level III-V

Officials are usually upgraded at major tournaments. They are evaluated on site by the chief official for Ontario and or Canada.

The higher the level of competition – the higher the level officiating required eg:

Level I & II Official – Club Shows & Minor Tournaments
Level III – Provincial Tournaments
Level IV – National Tournaments
Level IVB and IVA – North American and International Tournaments

Note:

The requirements are the same for a referee or judge. However to become a referee, in addition, to the courses, several hours of practice in the ring at a local club is also required. Your performance is evaluated at club shows just as it is for judging. All NEW officials must also submit a police records check with their application form when registering. – contact Boxing Ontario for details on how to obtain a police records check. PRC’s are valid for 3 years.

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