The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

Aaron Sloan , Owner and Head Coach of Tulsa’s Engine Room Boxing Gym, announced today that the  Oklahoma Golden Gloves State Championship  will take place  Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020  at the Greenwood Cultural Center in the Tulsa Arts District.  Male and female amateur boxers ages 18-40 from around the state will compete in this district feeder tournament, with state champions to be determined in each weight division. Winners will advance to face the corresponding Kansas championship team in the regional tournament in Wichita in April. Regional champions will then compete with boxers from across the U.S. at the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at Tulsa’s Cox Business Center May 3-9, 2020.

“This has been a great community event every year,” says Coach Sloan. “Last year’s tournament was very well attended and generated a lot of excitement about the sport of amateur boxing in our city. This year, we’re particularly excited because Tulsa is also the location for the National Tournament in May which should draw over 500 athletes and coaches from across the U.S. We hope some of the boxers you’ll see competing in January will be boxing for a national title in their hometown later this spring.”

**For more information, photos, or interviews, contact Julie at  jwatstulsa@gmail.com or 918.850.0500.

Oklahoma Golden Gloves State Championship
Jan. 25, 2020, Doors at 4 PM; Bell at 5 PM
Greenwood Cultural Center, Tulsa OK
Tickets available at TicketStorm.com, GA $15 (10 & Under free), Ringside Tables of 6 $500