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Equipment licencing program 2022

There are three types of equipment license in IBA licensing program:

Approved equipment

Refers to the highest quality for IBA homologated products and can only be used by IBA Official Boxing Equipment Licensee. To be homologated as “Approved”, products must go through recognized laboratory tests monitored by IBA. Only “Approved” competition equipment can supply IBA owned or sanctioned competitions, including but not limited to IBA Open Boxing competition (AOB), Continental-level events, and World Series of Boxing (WSB).

Inspected equipment

Refers to the entry level of quality certification for IBA homologated products. Any manufacturer can apply to IBA to have its equipment inspected and homologated by IBA. The use of “Inspected” product is limited to National Federation’s events including their International tournaments or cups, and their national affiliations, as well as IBA development programs.

Licensed equipment

Refers to the equipment not formally regulated by IBA Competition Rules or Technical Rules yet are considered indispensable for the sport of boxing. The items include but not limited to training equipment (focus pad, punching bag, etc), scale, protector (gumshield, cup protector), and must go through quality tests monitored by IBA. The use of “Licensed” products is recommended to IBA member Federations.

For rate card and more information please contact bence.szoke@iba.sport

List of IBA Approved Equipment

  • IBA Approved Gloves 1 (Velcro)
  • IBA Approved Gloves 2 (String)
  • IBA Approved Gloves 3 (Velcro)
  • IBA Approved Headguards
  • IBA Approved Hand Wrap
  • IBA Approved Gauze
  • IBA Licensed Tape
  • IBA Approved Boxing Uniform
  • IBA Approved Boxing Ring

License Period:

Until 31 December 2024


  • IBA Approved Gloves (Velcro)
  • IBA Approved Headguards
  • IBA Approved Boxing Bandages
  • IBA Approved Boxing Uniform
  • IBA Approved Boxing Footwear

License Period:

Until 31 December 2022


  • IBA Approved Ring
  • IBA Approved Gloves
  • IBA Approved Headguard
  • IBA Approved Uniform
  • IBA Approved Footwear
  • IBA Approved Bandage
  • IBA Approved Gauze and Tape

License Period:

Until 2028


  • IBA Approved Ring
  • IBA Approved Gloves
  • IBA Approved Headguard
  • IBA Approved Uniform
  • IBA Approved Footwear
  • IBA Approved bandage

License Period:

Until 31 December 2022


  • IBA Approved Ring
  • IBA Approved Gloves
  • IBA Approved Headguard
  • IBA Approved Uniform
  • IBA Approved Footwear
  • IBA Approved bandage

License Period:

Until 31 December 2024


  • IBA Approved Ring
  • IBA Approved Gloves
  • IBA Approved Headguard
  • IBA Approved Bandages
  • IBA Approved Gauze and Tape

License Period:

Until 31 December 2022