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2017 North Carolina Azalea Festival Boxing Applications

April 07-09, 2017

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2017 North Carolina Azalea Festival's

39th Annual Boxing Tournament

Friday April 7, 2017 - Sunday April 9, 2017

Special Guest:  2017 North Carolina Azalea Festival Queen

Admission Free

"Championship Belts"

North Carolina Azalea Festival Boxing Tournament

Sanction: 2017 North Carolina Azalea Festival Boxing Tournament is held under the sanction of North Carolina USA Boxing Inc.

Date: April 7 - 9, 2017

Host City, State: Wilmington, North Carolina

Hotel & Registration: Budgetal Inn 7903 Market Street. Wilmington, NC 28403. Rate: $59.99 until April 7, 2017. (Need to mention Boxing Rate) 

Venue: City of Wilmington, NC Convention Center 515 Nutt Street Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Person: Coach Andre Thompson, Cell: 910.622.5382, Email: andre.thompson@live.com or portcityboxing@hotmail.com or Kristen McKnight Phone: 910.890.2312, Email: kristenmcknight18@gamil.com or Cassandra Barba 630-373-2865: seasideadvertising@gmail.com 

Entry Procedure: Must Pre-register on line at the North Carolina Azalea Festival Website, www.ncazaleafestival.org  $10.00 registration until April 6, 2017.  Day of event registration $20.00.

Entry Deadline: April 6, 2017.  All applications & rosters must be turned in by April 6, 2017

Online Registration: Through the North Carolina Azalea Festival website, This will close April 6, 2017.  Also the USA Boxing Website and NC USA Boxing Website.

Walk in/Paper Registration:  $20 Entry Fee.  April 7, 6pm-9pm.  Need to be early enough to be in draw.

Check in Travel and registration: Friday April 7, 6pm-9pm at Budgetal Inn 4903 Market Street

Physical:4-6pm Friday Night   

Weigh-ins: 6pm-9pm Friday Night (No Weight-ins on Saturday), Physcial: 4-7pm Friday night,

Drawing: 9pm after registration              

Boxing Start Time: Saturday 2:00pm & Sunday 2:00pm

Weigh-In: Sunday 8:00am at Hotel 

NO registration on Saturday or Sunday, Boxers need Passbook on Friday to weigh in. Boxers need Physical Form attach to passbook.


Classification of Boxer:

Novice: Less than 10 Bouts

Open: More than 10 Bouts (Boxer can box in the open division with five bouts,)

Men: Age 17-18 & 19-40: 108,114,123,132,141,152,165,178,201,201+ (Three 3 minute rounds)

Women: Age 17-18 & 19-40: 106,112,119,125,132,141,152,165,178,178+ (Three 3 minute rounds)

Youth: Age 15-16: 106,110,114,119,125,132,138,145,154,165,165,+ (Can not turn 17 this year)

Intermediate Boys & Girls: 

Age 13-14: 101,106,110,114,119,125,132,138,145,154,165,176,176+ (Born 2003-2004) Can't turn 15 this year!

Age 11-12: 60,65,70,75,80,85,90,95.101.106,110,114,119,125,132,138,145,154 (Born 2005--2006) Can't turn 13 this year

Age 9-10: 50,65,70,75,80,85,90,95,101106,110,114,119,125,132,138,145,154 (Born 2007)

          Age 8. 50-140 Must be 8 yrs old by April 8, 2017

Master Division: 41-UP: 101-108,114,123,132,141,152,165,178,201,201+                

Important Information

  • All athletes & coaches must have passbook for boxers & red book for coaches with 2017 sticker and physical.
  • Boxer must go online to preregister before April 7. $10 Fee.
  • If Boxer misses online registration can do walk in on Friday with $20 Fee.
  • Boxer & Clubs must also call, email, & text boxer's roster in to Coach Andre Thompson 910-622-5382 or email andre.thompson@live.com for confirmation.
  • Must commit to weight on Friday Night Registration.
  • All boxers will Weigh-in on Friday night.
  • Boxers must commit to one (1) weight class at tournament registration (Check in) Weights are final.
  • No weight allowance. All boxers must be on weight!
  • Registration & Weigh-in will be from 6pm-9pm on Friday night.. 
  • Awards will be giving out on Sunday with exception some awards will be given out on Saturday.
  • Scales will close promptly at 9pm.
  • Age determination is based on the boxer’s age as of December 31, 2017 and date of birth.
  • You must provide your own Headgear, Cup, Mouthpiece & Equipment for Boxer and Corner. 
  • Championship Belts will go to 1st place Winner and medals or trophies will go to runner up.
  • All Boxers must have passbook & up-to-date 2017 Sticker.
  • NC Boxers & Coaches need to be current register before April 7, 2017.
  • Please print reciept page and confirmation number.
  • All Boxers must be currently registered with USA Boxing.
  • NC Registration Chair Linda Williams will not be there for registration.
  • All Coaches, Clubs, & Boxers must call, text, or email Coach Andre Thompson to confirm boxer roster has been turned in. 
  • Coaches and Clubs can now register their boxers under one group.
  • All Coaches must have Red Book! Passbook must show up to date clinic or pass clinic.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do I have to be a USA registered boxer?  Yes! All Boxers must have a USA Boxing Passbook & current license.
  2. Do coaches have to be license?  Yes! All coaches must have a current up-to-date license.
  3. Does the boxer have to be on weight? Yes! No weight allowances. 
  4. Will there be a trial scale? Yes.
  5. Do all male boxers need to be clean shaven? Yes! Mustache and other facial hair off.
  6. Can more than two boxers from the same state be in the same weight division?  Yes.
  7. Do boxers need to commit to weight on Friday night? Yes.
  8. Will weigh-ins be from 6pm-9pm on Friday night? Yes.
  9. Will brackets be posted after draw? Yes.
  10. How many boxers to a hotel room? They can have four boxers to a room.
  11. Will there be a curfew? Yes, there will be a 10pm curfew.
  12. Does headgear need to be used for all bouts? Yes.
  13. Do boxers have to weigh-in on Friday? Yes.
  14. Do boxers have to weigh-in on Sunday? Yes.
  15. Women 17-40: 3 Rds 3 Minutes

Direction to Hotel

From: (HWY I-40) Take 40 East into Wilmington, look to your left & you will see Corning Company on your left. You will be coming in on South College Rd & coming up on a Bridge. Slow Down on top of bridge & turn right at Sign HWY 17, coming off the bridge you will turn left onto Market Street & hotel will be on your right (Budegatl Inn)

From: (HWY 74-76) Take 74 East into Wilmington & Crossover bridge & make a left turn off the bridge onto 3rd St. Burger King will be in front of you on your left. Make left turn at Burger King and keep traveling down 3rd & make a right turn Market St. Stay in your left lane & travel down Market St. for several miles & hotel will be on your left. (Budegal Inn)

From: (421) & all other direction you will follow the same direction at from above.