On behalf of the Organizing Committee 2020 World University Boxing
Championship, I would like to thank you for reporting your willingness
to participate / interest in our Championships.
The global epidemic situation is still a big challenge and forces us to
remain vigilant. In this difficult period, it is our duty as the
Organizing Committee to make responsible decisions, primarily aimed at
the safety of all potential participants of the event.
Therefore, for security reasons, due to the ongoing global pandemic
SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the International University Sports Federation
(FISU) has decided to cancel the 2020 World University Boxing Championship.
In this difficult situation, we count on understanding this decision.


Entries Deadlines:

  • General: 10 April 2020
  • Quantitative: 10 July 2020

25% payment from the participating countries

  • Individual: 10 September 2020

The cost of stay per day per person for the athletes and the team officials is 70 EUR.

Three (3) months before the Championship, the Organising Committee has the right to collect 25% of the total cost of stay per athlete and official from participating countries.

The participating delegations shall bear their costs of travel, board and lodging in proportion to the number of athletes registered (from two (2) days before the opening ceremony to one (1) day after the closing ceremony).

Other costs are referenced in the FISU – AIBA partnership agreement.

The Organising Committee shall announce the exact sum after the closing date for nominative entries (one (1) month before the beginning of the World University Championship).


Detailed information about the visa to Poland can be found at this link:


All the teams, guests and invited persons (VIP, referees, Technical Delegates) will be accommodated in the Hotel Silesian*** in Katowice.

Hotel Silesian is a modern, three-star hotel and conference complex. The convenient location near the A4 motorway, shopping center and city center makes the hotel a great place. In the hotel you will find a restaurant, lobby bar, wellness center and free Internet.

Address: Szybowcowa 1A st., 40-502 Katowice


The points of arrivals and departures foreseen for the World University Futsal Championship are:

  • Katowice Airport is an international airport located in Pyrzowice, 30 km (19 mi) north of Katowice, Poland. Katowice Airport operates a variety of charter, regular and cargo flights.

Address: Wolności 90 st., 42-625 Ożarowice, Poland

Phone: +48 32 39 27 000


Airport information (24h):

Phone: 801 011 752, +48 32 39 27 000

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Kraków John Paul II International Airport is an international airport located near Kraków, in the village of Balice, 70 kilometers from Katowice.

Address: kpt. M. Medweckiego 1 st., 32-083 Balice, Poland


Airport Information (24h):

Phone: +48 12 295 58 00

The Organizing Committee will secure free for all participants of the Championship:

  • transportation to/from the arrival/departure points in Katowice (possibly from Krakow);
  • transportation to/from: the trainings, competition venue and ceremonies.




The boxing competitions shall be organised in accordance with the most recent AIBA Technical Rules and AOB Competition Rules of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) unless otherwise stated. In case of disagreement in the interpretation of these rules, the English text shall be regarded as authoritative.

All boxers participating in the 2020 FISU World University Championship must be borne between 01/01/1995 and 31/12/2001.

The programme and duration of competitions are fixed by the FISU in agreement with the Organising Committee and the CTI. The competitions shall last six (6) days and include individual events in the following weight categories:

  • Men’s competitions: 46 to 49 kg, 49 to 52 kg, 52 to 56 kg, 56 to 60 kg, 60 to 64 kg, 64 to 69kg, 69 to 75 kg, 75 to 81kg, 81 to 91kg, +91kg
  • Women’s competitions: 48kg to 51kg, 54kg to 57kg, 57kg to 60kg, 64kg to 69kg, 69kg to 75kg.

Each country is authorised to enter one (1) competitor for each weight category. Each boxer must have a valid AIBA medical record book.

Each country is authorised to enter a maximum of twenty one (21) participants: fifteen (15) athletes and six (6) officials.

Each delegation can have the following number of officials:

  • • 1 to 3 boxers: up to 4 officials
  • • 4 to 7 boxers: up to 5 officials
  • • 8 to 15 boxers: up to 6 officials

Countries shall declare their starters to the Technical Committee at the latest 24 hours before the General Weigh-In.

At the first General Technical Meeting, the Head of Delegation or his/her representative shall confirm and sign the official list of competitors accredited by the CIC.

The official draw shall follow AIBA regulations.

All International Technical Officials shall be appointed jointly by AIBA and FISU.

Pleas read offcial FISU Handbook


The championship will take place in the new hall of the Academy of Physical Education in Katowice. The hall is located very close (walking distance – c.a. 3 km / 7 minutes) to the hotel.



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Address: Mikołowska 72A st., 40-065 Katowice

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Area: 312 679 km²

Population: c.a. 38,000,000

Language: Polish, but one can easily communicate in English

Currency: Polish Zloty (PLN), 1 EUR = c.a. 4,30 PLN, 1 USD = c.a. 3,90 PLN

Time Zone: GMT +2 (in summer)

Calling Code: 0048 (+48)

University Sports Association Katowice

Dworcowa st. 15,
40-012 Katowice

phone/fax 32 253 89 46
mob. 601 868 008 

Opening hours:
monday, thursday: 8:00 - 17:00
tuesday, wednesday, friday: 8:00 - 16:00

Host National University Sports Association

AZS (Polish University Sports Association) stands for the oldest university sports organisation in Poland, founded in the academic year 1908/1909, operating first in Kraków, and subsequently, in other student towns of the country. Since 1923, it has spread to the national level, becoming the largest student organisation in Poland.

Host City Katowice

The City of Katowice is situated in the Silesian highlands, in the southern part of Poland, where main communication tracks east-west and north-south cross. The city is the capital of the three million people agglomeration of Upper Silesia, as well as one of the fastest developing metropolises in Poland.