Welcome

 

Since the first Golden Gloves tournament in 1923, the Golden Gloves of America, Inc. and its member franchises have provided an opportunity and environment for young athletes to develop lifetime skills.  Hundreds of dedicated administrators coaches, trainers and counselors have unselfishly spent countless time and effort to assist young people in the development of personal character and athletic skills.  The Golden Gloves program has let the way in promoting amateur boxing in the United States and has produced the majority of competitors for America’s boxing teams in the Olympic Games.

 

 

Mission Statement

 

It is the mission of the Golden Gloves of America, Inc. is to provide an activity and safe environment that promotes and enhances the physical and emotional well-being and social development of young athletes; develops individual athletic skills, work ethic, discipline sportsmanship, self-respect, pride; and provides entertainment to citizens of the community.  In seeking to fulfill its mission the Golden Gloves of America, Inc. has thirty franchises which sponsor hundreds of programs competing in local and regional tournament throughout the United States and in a National Tournament of Champions each year.

 

 

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves
Weight Chart 2013

 

Senior Male Weight Class Senior Male Weight Class
108lbs Light Flyweight 106lbs Flyweight
114lbs Flyweight 112lbs Bantamweight
123lbs Bantamweight 119lbs Featherweight
132lbs Lightweight 125lbs Lightweight
141lbs Light-Welterweight 132lbs Light-Welterweight
152lbs Welterweight 141lbs Welterweight
165lbs Midlleweight 152lbs Middleweight
178lbs Light-Heavyweight 165lbs Light-Heavyweight
201lbs Heavyweight 178lbs Heavyweight
201+lbs Super-Heavyweight 178+lbs Super-Heavyweight

 

 

Matching for club shows will allow the following weight difference:

108lbs-123lbs 8lbs spread
132lbs-165lbs 10lbs spread
178lbs-201lbs           15lbs spread
201+lbs no Maximum

Upcoming Events

 

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing Show
Uppercut Gym (www.uppercutgym.com for directions)
Doors:  3pm
Boxing: 4pm
Tickets:  general $15
             front row $20

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing Show
Wadena, MN  Contact Bob Tubant for show info at 218-639-1613

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing Show
Wadena, MN  Contact Bob Tubant for show info at 218-639-1613

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Region 1 Tournament
Held at Uppercut Boxing Gym   www.uppercutgym.com for more details

To Register for this tournament, contact lisa@uppercutgym.com  Cut off for registraion is March 5th 2014.

Door:  3pm

Boxing: 4pm

Saturday, March 29th 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Region 2 Tournament
St. Paul, MN  contact Veid at 651-262-4722 for more details

Tournament info TBA

Saturday, March 29 & 30th 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Region 4 Tournament
Wadena, Mn; contact Bob Tubant at 218-631-3066 for details

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

April 18th -20th 2014

Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions


Palace Casino-Cass Lake MN

More Info to come

May 11th -May 18th 2014

Golden Gloves National Tournament

Las Vegas-more info to come

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