Tournament Bids

Boxing Ontario Bid Guidelines – Multiple Tournaments 2012/2013


At this time we are accepting bids for our developmental tournaments to take place during the 2012/2013 Boxing season.



Criteria for tournaments:


·         The selection of an appropriate venue that can house a regulation boxing ring and room for officials and judges (refer to “field of play” in AIBA rule book for an ideal layout).

·         The ideal host venue and accommodation would be in the same location or very close (i.e. Hotel)

·         The use of a hotel as a venue reduces travel expenses and makes it easier for everyone involved in the event

·         It is important to negotiate a reasonable rate from the hotel- the room rate should be included in the bid proposal

·         How many Doctors on each day of boxing

·         Distance to nearest Hospital

·         Number of weigh-in rooms and change rooms – separate for male and female

·         Number of official scales and trial scales

·         Will they have at least two glovers and a timekeeper

·         The host must also provide a minimum of 2 volunteer s to operate computerized scoring – Boxing Ontario will provide training prior to the event

·         Size of the venue – ensure there is enough room for vendors and Boxing Ontario booth

·         Consider partnering with the hotel and your tourism board as both may have experience in bid submissions


Your bid package should include the following:


·          All information about the host venue and hotel should be included in the bid as well as the room rate

·          Clearly distinguish the dates and times for the event

·          The bid must be submitted electronically

·          A strong bid should include all of the components listed above

·          The bid should include as much detail about the hotel as possible – restaurants in house and nearby etc.

·          Information about  travel to and from the venue and host hotel

·          Location of nearest Hospital and best route mapped



Developmental Tournaments Available for bids:


(Arnie Boehm) Tournament # 1


Three Day


Ideal Time-Frame – October 12,13,14, 2012



(Summerhays) Tournament #2


Three Day


Ideal Time-Frame – November 30, Dec 1, 2, 2012



(Brampton Cup) Tournament #3


Three Day


Ideal Time-Frame – First weekend in January 25, 26, 27, 2013


Time-Frame – First weekend in February 1, 2, 3, 2013




(Ray McGibbons Gloves) Tournament #4



Three Day


Ideal Time-Frame – First weekend in May 24, 25, 26, 2013


Time-Frame – First weekend in May 31, June 1, 2, 2013



(Arnie Boehm) Tournament # 5


Three Day


Ideal Time-Frame – First weekend in September 13,14,15, 2013





If interested please submit a ‘LETTER OF INTENT’ by MONDAY JULY 18th, 2012 – 12:00 noon to




For more information or questions please contact – Matt Kennedy:



Matthew Kennedy

Executive Director

Boxing Ontario


Boxing Ontario, 3 Concorde Gate, Suite 202, Toronto Ontario, M3C 3N7.

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