DUBOIS – The Western Pennsylvania Police Athletic League (WPAL) is thrilled to announce that the sixth annual Western Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Championships is returning to DuBois.
This year’s event will feature several local prospects who have been training at the WPAL Fitness Center on East Long Avenue.
Landen Buchanan, Dylan Shirey, Camille Hanzely, Mason Warren and Trinity Mulneix are all training hard every day for their chance to compete.
In addition to local competitors, the event will host young talent from across western and central Pennsylvania.
DuBois Country Club, located at 10 Lakeside Ave., DuBois, will host the boxing card Saturday, March 24. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; boxing begins at 7:30 p.m.
WPAL Executive Director Aaron Beatty said, “This being our sixth year, we look forward to the biggest and best event yet. This is amateur boxing at its finest!”
The winners will advance to the next round of the Pennsylvania Golden Gloves tournament.
All open division boxers are fighting to earn their spot to represent Pennsylvania in the 2018 national championships May 14-19, 2018, at Ralston Arena in Omaha, Neb.
Tickets for the DuBois event are $30 for general admission and will be available Jan. 15. VIP Gold Ringside, which includes a complimentary pre-party and swag bag, are $100 each and were on sale Jan. 1.
Buy online at www.showclix.com/event/golden-gloves-2018. More information on sponsorship opportunities is available by e-mailing email@example.com, or “like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wpaldubois for a chance to win a Gold Package for Two.
Proceeds from this year’s event benefit the Western Pennsylvania Police Athletic League, a 501c3 non-profit organization with a location at 37 E. Long Ave., DuBois.