Skill, discipline and determination forged by countless hours of training have earned 220 Olympic-style amateur boxers the right to compete at the Region XIII Silver Gloves Tournament Jan. 6 to 8 in the gymnasium at Victory Park Center, 2575 Paloma St.
Hosted by the Pasadena Human Services and Recreation Department, the three-day tournament will match up amateur boxers 10 to 15 years of age from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah.
The first bell will ring at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, and at noon and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7. Finals will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8.
Admission is $8 for adults per session, $5 for children 6 to 12 and free for children under 5. Tickets will be available at the door on tournament days only.
Finalists will advance to the national tournament Feb. 2 to 5 in Independence, Missouri. For more information call (626) 744-6523.