Golden Gloves of America

National Championship

due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions was canceled

2021 Tournament Scheduled for August 9th thru the 14th Cox Business Center, Tulsa Oklahoma

HOST FRANCHISE:

              KANSAS – OKLAHOMA GOLDEN GLOVES. Eddie Harrison, Delegate

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS:

Aaron Sloan, engineroomboxing@gmail.com, 918-289-0090 or 918-671-2696

Julie Watson, jwatstulsa@gmail.com, 918-850-0500

SITE:

COX BUSINESS CENTER, 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103… 1-918-894-4350

DATES:

Staff and early team arrivals : Thursday & Friday August 5 & 6, 2021

Team arrivals:  Saturday August 7, 2021 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Sunday August 8, 2021 until noon

( PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TEAMS MUST BE CHECKED IN AT THE HEADQUARTERS OFFICE

NOT LATER THAN 12:00 NOON ON SUNDAY. DRAW & BRACKETING WILL TAKE PLACE

SHORTLY THEREAFTER. )

Competition: Monday August 9th thru Saturday August 14th

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION:

All teams staying at the headquarters hotels will be picked up from the

airport on Saturday or Sunday prior to the start of the tournament and dropped at the headquarters

hotels and on the Sunday following the tournament transportation will be provided from the

headquarters hotels to the airport.  Transportation provided pending pre-approved and scheduled

arrival/departure times. (Note: Airport/hotel transportation form will be sent later).

HOTELS:

                DoubleTree Downtown: 616 W. 7th St., Tulsa, OK 74127. Call 918-587-8000

Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center: 17 W. 7th St, Tulsa, OK 74119.  Call 855-914-1748

ENTRIES:

Each current Franchise in good standing is eligible to enter up to 9 male and 10 female boxers.

              Deadline for all Franchise Preliminary Team Rosters is Monday July 26th!  
Final Team Rosters Must Be Turned In At The Headquarters Office Not Later Than 12:00 Noon, Sunday August 8th !     

WEIGHTS:

MALE:  108, 114, 125, 138, 152, 165, 178, 201, 201+

FEMALE:  106, 112, 119, 125, 132, 141, 152, 165, 178, 178+

BOXER AGE REQUIREMENT:

Boxers ages 18 thru 40.  All boxers must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of their local

competition but not yet 41 on August 14, 2021

CITIZENSHIP:

All US citizens are eligible to participate.  Non US citizens who are legal residents of the US and have

resided in the US for at least one (1) year are also eligible to participate.

FRANCHISE DELEGATION:

A full Franchise Delegation is 19 boxers, 2 team coaches, 2 officials ( any of the 2 officials may be

Doctors and we encourage you to bring a Doctor !) 1 delegate and 1 alternate delegate (25 members are

recognized as a full team delegation).

No Franchise may participate in the tournament with less than eight (8) qualified contestants.

The Board of Directors may waive this requirement based on extenuating circumstances which

judgement shall be at its sole discretion.

 

TEAM REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN:

At the headquarters office, in the Cox Business Center. ( PASSBOOKS MUST BE TURNED IN AT REGIST.)

Friday August 6th .  3:00 p.m. to 6:00pm

Saturday August 7th .   8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday August 8th . 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon ! ! !

CREDENTIALS:

Credentials will be issued to Delegates when the team is registered.  Credentials will be issued for the Delegate, Alternate Delegate, 2 guests, boxer entrants and all coaches who are registered and       endorsed by the Franchise Delegate.  Credentials will be good for admission to all sessions of the competition.  All participants must present their credential for admission to the venue.  If the credential is lost it will not be replaced.

Officials credentials will be issued at their mandatory meeting, Monday morning August 9th.

Headquarters Office Staff will also issue credentials to Emeritus members, Medical Staff, working

Staff and crew, non-delegate Hall of Fame Members, News Media and Special Guests.

DRAW AND BRACKETING:

Draw and Bracketing will take place on Sunday August 8th, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

BOXER/COACH BRIEFING:

Sunday August 8th , 3:00 p.m. Cox Business Center. ( Note: Monday’s Bout Schedule should be   available at this time.)

WEIGH-INS AND PHYSICALS:

Monday August 9th  thru Saturday August 14th  Weigh-ins  will be held at the Cox Business Center at 8:00 a.m. Sharp each date.  All boxers must weigh-in on the dates they are scheduled to box!!!

Physicals will take place immediately following the Boxer’s weigh-in.

COMPETITION SESSIONS:

Monday August 9th thru Saturday August 14th  at the Cox Business Center One session each evening

starting at 6:00 p.m. sharp.

RINGS-ROUNDS:

Monday-Friday, 3 rings, three 3  minute rounds.

Saturday (Finals) 1 ring, three 3 minute rounds.

SCORING SYSTEM:

10 point must

FINALISTS BOXERS & COACHES MEETING:

Saturday August 14th , 10:00 a.m. +-Immediately following weigh-ins… Briefing, Interviews and Photos.

UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT:

All participants must wear team uniforms with team colors as provided by their Franchise.  Mandatory

equipment, including hand wraps and competition head-guard as specified in the USA Boxing Official

Rulebook. Coaches must have their own corner equipment.  Competition Boxing Gloves will be provided and must be used by all boxers in competition.

RULES:

USA Boxing Rules, with Golden Gloves Rule Modifications will be used in the conducting of the

Tournament.  Additional Golden Gloves Policies and Procedures as contained in Golden Gloves of

America By-Laws and Policies and Procedures shall prevail over this tournament.

2019

MEET THE CHAMPIONS

Texas

Team Champion

Morris Young, Michigan

Bill Daniels Courage Award

Asa Stevens Hawaii

Golden Boy (Outstanding Boxer Award)

2019

Results

2019 National Champions and Runner-ups.

Female-106 lbs. Champion: Breanna Locquiao – Hawaii | Runner-up: Jacquelyn Cuddeback – Iowa | Score 5-0

Female-112 lbs. Champion: Jazella Bobadilla – Hawaii | Runner-up: Lina Vezzani-Katano – NY Metro | Score 3-2

Female-119 lbs. Champion: Alexis Araiza-Mones – Texas | Runner-up: Asia Smith – Cleveland | Score 5-0

Female-125 lbs. Champion: Mikiah Kreps – Buffalo | Runner-up: Destiny Jasso – Texas | Score 3-2

Female-132 lbs. Champion: Arika Sanchez – California | Runner-up: Nancy Garcia – Texas | Score 3-2

Female-141 lbs. Champion: Ariele Davis – Mid-South | Runner-up: Jennifer Lopez – NY Metro | Score 5-0

Female-152 lbs. Champion: Morelle McCane – Cleveland | Runner-up: Kendra Reeves – Rocky Mountain | Score 3-2

Female-165 lbs. Champion: Briana Che – Wisconsin | Runner-up: Olivia Curry – Chicago | Score 5-0

Female-178 lbs. Champion: Tika Hemingway – Pennsylvania | Runner-up: Felicia Thomas – Texas | Score 5-0

Female-178+ lbs. Champion: Krystal Dixon – NY Metro | Runner-up: Rose Anderson | Kansas/Oklahoma…Score 5-0

Male-108 lbs. Champion: Anthony Johns – New Jersey | Runner-up: Ezekiel Ferguson – Colorado/New Mexico | Score 4-1

Male-114 lbs. Champion: Abraham Perez – Colorado/New Mexico | Runner-up: Samuel Cosio – Kansas City | Score 3-2

Male-123 lbs. Champion: Asa Stevens – Hawaii | Runner-up: Rajon Chance – New Jersey | Score 4-1

Male-132 lbs. Champion: Angel Barrera – Chicago | Runner-up: Jordan Jenkins – Texas | Score 5-0

Male-141 lbs. Champion: Marcell Davidson – Kansas City | Runner-up: Dalls Kalelopu – Hawaii | Score 4-1

Male-152 lbs. Champion: Morris Young Jr. – Michigan | Runner-up: Kalvin Davis II – Washington D.C | Score 4-1

Male-165 lbs. Champion: Joseph Hicks – Michigan | Runner-up: Antonio Garcia – California | Score 3-2

Male-178 lbs. Champion: Orville Crooks – NY Metro | Runner-up: Chavon Davis – Cleveland | Score 5-0

Male-201 lbs. Champion: Den Tati-Mackaya – Texas | Runner-up: Jamar Talley – New Jersey | Score 5-0

Male-201+ lbs. Champion: Antonia Mireles – Iowa | Runner-up: Malik Titus – Washington D.C | Score 4-1

 

Tournament Staff: Dave Packer, Executive Director | Pamela Patterson, Chief | Jeff Beran, | Jeanie DePriest, | Cheri Szendre | Juan Nunez. Alternate Staff: Melissa Kelly | Laurie Purcel

The National Tournament of Champions alone was 6 days of competition and 252 bouts. All bouts were streamed live for hometown fans to follow their boxers.

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