The 78th East Texas Golden Gloves Tournament begins on February 1st through February 3rd at the Longview Exhibit Center (1123 Jaycee Drive, Longview, Texas). Please see flyer for bell times and general admission prices.
The Inaugural George Dement Classic will held on Saturday, February 24th, and starts at 2:00 P. M. The Dement Brothers Old School Boxing Club is the host of this amateur boxing event.
The Stephens Youth Activity Zone, located at the Bilberry Park and Recreation Center in Shreveport, will be host of at least FOUR major, or very important, amateur boxing tournaments:
- The Southern Association Classic Junior-Senior Olympics, April 20th through April 22nd.
- The Inaugural Louisiana Governor’s Classic, May 4th through May 6th.
- USA Amateur Boxing Junior Olympics, July 14th.
- Louisiana Versus Texas, September 8th.
- My Time To Shine Amateur Boxing Show, November 10th.
February 2nd, 3rd and 4th:
- Shreveport Youth Boxing Club will be hosting their amateur boxing event, which will feature young athletes that recently competed at the 2017 Louisiana State Silver Gloves, Regional 6 Silver Gloves and National Silver Gloves Tournaments.
April 21st through April 23rd:
- The 2017 Southern Association Classic Junior-Senior Olympics Tournament will be held at the Southern University at Shreveport Campus for amateur boxers between the ages of eight to seventeen years of age, and the winners of this tournament will qualify to compete in the Regional Box-Offs. Expect competitors from the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, parts of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle vying to earn the opportunity to go to the National Junior Olympics.
For more information on local amateur boxing events, please check out the Southern Association of USA Boxing Facebook page at Southern Association of USA Boxing Events.