The Colorado Golden Gloves Charities, Inc. proudly announced they have received a grant from the Daniels Fund.
The Daniels Fund has been a main factor in the success of the Colorado Golden Gloves program. The late Bill Daniels, a pioneer in cable television known for his kindness and generosity to those in need, established the Daniels Fund to provide grants and scholarships throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
The Colorado Golden Gloves Charities, Inc. since it’s inception in 1972, has provided amateur boxing programs for both female and male youth throughout Colorado as well as opportunities for them to participate in state, regional, and national competitions.
The Colorado Golden Gloves will use this grant for further gym operations, renovate the enlargement of the gym and event venue and establish a study program office for the youth involved to further their education. It will also support ongoing events through out the year.
The 2015 Women’s National Golden Gloves Tournament held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Monday, July 6 thru Saturday, July 11 at Canino’s Karate and Boxing Studio (954-925-1143).
The roster of Colorado women competitors making the trip has yet to be confirmed but team coaches are Charles Leverette and Quentin McCoy.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and Title Boxing present The Thermal Boxing Club’s 14th Annual Desert Showdown World Amateur Boxing Championships, July 14 thru 18, Indio Springs, California.
The level of competition each year at this tourney gives those looking to get their name out a more than adequate opportunity. Best Boxer, Best Novice, Best Open and Best Team, all receive championship belts.
Colorado boxers/coaches looking for stiff national competition should contact Ralph Romero (760-399-4474) or www.desert-showdown.com for more information.
The 2015 Junior Nationals Golden Gloves Tournament, July 22 thru 25, hosted by Barry’s Boxing Center and Mayweather Promotions, will be held at the CasaBlanca Event Center (877-438-2929) in Mesquite, Nevada, with Colorado well represented.
More information: 800-585-3737 or www.jrgoldengloves.com
For the first time in the USA, the WBC Amateur Challenge, July 31st thru August 2nd, will be held at the Star Center, 1515 Colima Road, Whittier, California, including both Open and Novice boxing competition.
Presented by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, in honor of his late father ‘Don’ Jose Sulaiman who’s dream was to give our USA amateur boxers their deserved opportunity to flourish, this tournament should give any Colorado boxer an opportunity to showcase their skills against top caliber amateur competition.
For more information: 626-498-4815 or www.wbcboxing.com