So you are thinking about signing up to box in one of our Ultra White Collar Boxing events. Here's some information to answer some of the common frequently asked questions.
+ WHAT WILL TRAINING BE LIKE?
Be prepared to be put through the paces. It will be hard but it will be the most rewarding thing that you will do and will give you a sense of achievement.
Training will be approximately 2 sessions a week and will be weekday evenings or weekends.
You must attend at least 50% of the training sessions to take part.
+ WHAT KIT DO I NEED TO BUY?
You will need 16oz gloves, hand wraps and a gum shield for training. For fight night you will need to buy Shorts and a Groin Guard. Ultra White Collar Boxing will provide vests, gloves & head guards on the event night.
All equipment is available to buy from our shop.
+ WHO DO I CONTACT FOR HELP OR ADVICE?
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us via:
+ WHAT IS EXPECTED OF ME?
You are expected to commit to 8 weeks training and attend at least 50% of the training sessions. We want you to:
- Work hard & enjoy yourself.
- Use the 'I am Boxing' Facebook cover image.
- Pledge to raise a suggested minimum of £50 for charity via a JustGiving page.
- Sell tickets to friends and family (this can be standard, VIP or a combination).
+ WHAT WILL THE EVENT BE LIKE?
The event will be well run and organised, with the medical provision the same as professional boxing. It will be a glamorous black tie event, and will make you feel like a superstar on the night.
+ I'VE SIGNED UP, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
- You will receive a confirmation text and email from us inviting you to join a Facebook group. Please make sure you join this group as information will be posted in there across the 8 weeks.
- We will email you with details to setup your JustGiving page.
- You will receive a text from your area rep within 14 days of signing up.
- We will invite you along to a registration meeting where we will give you all of the information about the process and give you chance to ask any questions.
- Training starts!
When you sign up an account will be created for you. You can find all Ultra events you have sign up for in your Ultra account. Your account page will also display links to the event Facebook page, JustGiving link and much more. Login to your Ultra account here.
For more information, visit our 'Whats Involved' Page.
+ CAN MY COMPANY SUPPORT ME?
If you have a company that would like to support you they can just donate to your JustGiving page, suggested donation is £50. You will then be asked for their logo about two weeks before the event. Your chosen company will then have their logo printed on the back of your vest and will be mentioned throughout the night.
+ HOW DO I SET UP JUSTGIVING?
When you sign up you will receive an email from our fundraising team with details to setup your JustGiving page.
Alternatively, please visit ultraevents.co/fundraising, search for your event and click the JustGiving button to create your fundraising page.
If you need any fundraising support, please email us.
+ HOW DO I GET TICKETS?
Standard tickets are £25 each, these are early bird prices, these will increase 4 weeks before the event and again a week before the event. VIP tables of 10 can be reserved with a deposit where available. There are only a limited number available and they always sell out.
Tickets can be bought from your area representative or on Ultra Tickets.
+ GENERAL TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets are strictly non-refundable or transferable, we do not offer a replacement ticket service for lost or stolen tickets. Unfortunately, due to logistical reasons, ticket sales end at midnight on the day of the event, we do not sell tickets on the door of our events.
Please present your ticket at the door for entry. If you have purchased a VIP Table, the lead member of your table will have been issued with VIP Wristbands. Please ensure you are wearing your wristband, as this is your ticket.
+ WHEN WILL THE WEIGH IN BE?
The weigh in will be a few days before your event. You are required to attend the weigh in to find out who you are fighting and have face off photos taken.
Join your event Facebook Group(link emailed when you sign up) to keep up-to-date with all the latest news for your event.
+ WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE LIMIT TO TAKE PART?
The minimum age required is 18. Everyone who wishes to attend the events must also be over 18.
+ HOW WILL I BE MATCHED WITH MY OPPONENT?
You will train as a group for 8 weeks. At the end of the training you will be matched with somebody else from that group who is a similar weight, ability, fitness and age to you. We ensure the fairest matches possible at all of our events.
+ CAN I GET ADVICE ON NUTRITION?
Yes, you can get some great advice on our nutrition page.
+ CAN I GET ADVICE ON EXTRA TRAINING?
The boxing gym will be able to give you advice on extra training. You can also click here for more tips.
+ DOOR OPENING TIMES?
Doors open at 4.30pm for VIP (4pm if food is included), Doors open at 5pm for Standing, the show starts at approx. 5.15pm*
Doors open at 3.30pm for VIP (3pm if food is included), Doors open at 4pm for Standing, the show starts at approx. 4.15pm
*We would recommend checking your ticket for the exact opening times as this will be confirmed on your ticket.
+ WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
Our events enforce a VERY formal, strict dress code policy; the minimum for men is shirt, tie, tailored trousers and smart shoes. The minimum for ladies is cocktail dress or tailored skirt/trousers with blouse.
Please do not wear any of the following; jeans, chinos, checked casual shirts, polo shirts or trainers.More information on the dresscode.
+ IS THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS?
These events are for over 18's only. We operate a challenge 25 policy, so if you're lucky enough to look under 25 please bring a valid form of I.D.
+ HOW DO I CONTACT YOU?
The best way to get in touch with us is to email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.