Topeka Golden Gloves will be hosting an amateur boxing event at Oakland Community Center 801 NE Poplar on Saturday, Oct 20, 2007 from 6:30 PM to 10:30PM. Other boxing facilities in the surrounding area (which include both male and female boxers) have been invited to attend.
This includes clubs from Junction City, Manhattan, Lawrence, Hutchinson, Wichita, Kansas City KS, Kansas City MO, Seneca MO and Oaklahoma.
The Topeka Golden Gloves is a non-profit organization that offers an outlet to youth in Topeka area and promotes, develops, and sponsors exellence in amateur boxing.
Topeka Golden Gloves is a registered boxing facility affiliated with and sanctioned by two amateur boxing governing bodies: USA Boxing and the Golden Gloves Association of America,Inc.
To date Topeka Golden Gloves has played a role in three National Champions, a National Silver Gloves Champion, a National Junior Olympic Champion, a three time US Champion and US Olympian.
The Topeka Golden Gloves is sponsored by Topeka Parks and Rec and is housed at Juan Abbot Community Center. All coaches, officials, and board members are volunteers.
The gym is open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. For additional information on the gym or the boxing event contact Raul Barron at 1-785-763-3865.