The 2014 Arizona Junior Golden Gloves State Championships will take place this weekend, June 7-8, at the Arizona Event Center in Mesa. The action starts at 2 p.m. both days. The event is being presented by the Arizona Golden Gloves.
A Valley tradition for many decades, the Arizona Golden Gloves has been operated by the Fenn family since the early seventies, a tradition that started with the Godfather of Arizona Boxing, Al Fenn.
This weekend's event will be sanctioned by USA Boxing Arizona, the governing body of amateur, Olympic style boxing in Arizona. Participants include both male and female, in all weight classes.
Tickets are $25 ringside, $15 for general admission, $8 for kids, and kids under five are free. Family packages are also available.
For more information, visit www.azgoldengloves.com, you can also call 602-799-8536 or 602-996-9407 for any questions.
The Arizona Event Center is located at 1300 S. Country Club in Mesa. Come out and support the future of boxing, talent from all over Arizona will be participating.