London 2012 Olympians Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin and Darren O’Neill have entered.
Joe Ward and Ken Egan have entered in the light-heavyweight class.
2011 Elite Champions
Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)
Michael Conlan (St John Bosco)
John Joe Nevin (Cavan)
Michael McDonagh (St Mary’s)
Ross Hickey (Grangecon/Army)
Adam Nolan (Bray)
Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)
Joe Ward (Moate)
(Con Sheehan (Clonmel) won in this category at the 2011 Championships but has since moved up to super-heavyweight)
91+Kg: Super heavyweight
Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity)
(Ross Hickey won the boxer of the tournament award at the 2011 Elite Championships)