77th Annual Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament

On February 2-4 Golden Gloves Boxers from all over East Texas will converge on the Longview Exhibit Center located at 1123 Jaycee Drive in Longview. Don’t miss any of the exciting bouts with gates open each evening at 6:00 p.m. with general admission $10 tickets at the door. This event series is officially sanctioned by Southwestern Association of USA Boxing.
This 77th year heralds in a diverse field of boxers including novice fighters as they continue to develop their skills and open fighters, all hoping to advance to compete at the state and national levels. In addition there is the All-Comers Division that includes athletes new to the sport with this being their first tournament.


All of these boxers spend numerous hours training and conditioning their bodies and mind for the right to stand in the ring and compete as skilled athletes. This regional tournament will take the winners to the state competition March 1-4 at Fort Worth’s Watt Arena in the Will Rogers Complex. All proceeds from this East Texas Golden Glove Tournament event go directly to expenses for the Winning Competitors attending the State Golden Gloves Finals. The winners of the State Competition will compete at the national tournament
in May.
East Texas Golden Gloves Association purpose…

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