Sport Northern Ireland has come onboard as the title sponsor of the Ulster Elite Senior Boxing Championships which will take place in the Ulster Hall on the 23 April.
Sport Northern Ireland Chief Executive, Eamonn McCartan made the announcement today (25 March) at the Dockworkers Social Club, the venue for the preliminary round of the championships commenting: “I am delighted to announce Sport Northern Ireland’s sponsorship for these Championships. As the lead agency for developing sport in Northern Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland is delighted to be associated with this event which is the highlight of the amateur boxing’s calendar.”
Pat McCory MBE, President of the Ulster Provincial Council spoke of his delight at the sponsorship: “I would like to thank Sport Northern Ireland for their support and fulfilling this crucial role in ensuring the success of this event. As the official sponsor of the Ulster Elite Senior Boxing Championships, the championships will now be known as the Sport Northern Ireland Ulster Elite Senior Boxing Championships."
Medical and Weigh-Ins for the Sport Northern Ireland Ulster Elite Senior Boxing Championships will take place on Saturday 28 March at 10.00am at the Dockworkers Social Club, Pilot Street, Belfast, Clonoe ABC, Coalisland, Co. Tyrone and Ring ABC. Brooke Park, Derry.
On receipt of entries from the three venues the Draw will take place in the Dockworkers Social Club at approx 12 noon on Saturday 28 March.
Preliminaries: In the Dockworkers Social Club, Monday 30 March and Tuesday 31 March at 8.00pm. Weigh- In 7.00pm – 7.45pm.
Semi- Finals: In the Dockworkers Social Club Wednesday 1 April and Thursday 2 April at 8.00pm. Weigh- In 7.00pm – 7.45pm.
Finals: Ulster Hall, Belfast.
Thursday 23 April 2008 at 7.45pm. Weigh-In 7.00pm – 7.30pm.
Entry Fee: £5.00 per Boxer to be paid at initial Weigh – In.