2017 New Mexico Golden Gloves Information and Entry Form


1709 San Patricio Ave. SW

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

(505) 328-0463

January 13, 2017

The 69th New Mexico State Golden Gloves Tournament is scheduled for March 31, April 1st and 2nd.  It will be held at the Mountain View Community Center in Albuquerque. Everyone is invited.

The tournament chairman is Juan Nunez.  He can be reached at 505-552-4142.  Everyone must be available to box on Friday night if necessary.  We will have some show bouts or pre-matches on Saturday and Sunday as well.  Let’s see how it goes.  You may enter more than one boxer in a weight division but there will be “no seating” in the brackets.  We will be using the blind draw system.

You must be registered with USA Boxing.  There will be registrations taken at the tournament.  Contact Bunny Martinez for registration informationA birth certificate will be required for boxers in the advancing Open Division.

All age groups are invited.  Boxers 17 and up may compete in the advancing Golden Gloves Tournament providing they are OPEN class boxers. 

Note – 16 year olds may box in the OPEN DIVISION provided they reach their 17th birthday by December 31, 2017.

We will also have a Sub-novice (0-3) fights and a Novice Division. Senior boxers (over 34) can compete, provided we can match them, but cannot advance.  This is a non-advancing tournament for females as well.  Championship trophies will be awarded to the Open Class male winners. 

Open Division advancing tournament boxers will box three (3)   three (3) minute rounds on Sunday.

For the championship bouts on Sunday we may schedule show bouts.  The Regional Tournament will be held in Colorado Springs on April 8th, 2017 and the National Tournament will be in Lafayette, Louisiana April; 29-May 6th, 2017.

Friday******        March 31**7:30am – noon***Weigh ins**Pass books needed with physicals attached

                                               12 noon************Match up’s and Draw


                                               7:00pm*************Bouts begin

Saturday******* April1***8:00am*************Weigh-ins/Physicals

                                               12 noon************Check in

                                                   2:00pm*************Bouts begin


                                              12 noon************Check in

                                                   2:00pm*************Bouts begin


In your corner,                                                                                                                                                            

John E. VanSickler, Juan Nunez & Bunny Martinez

Attachment: 2017 GG state tournament entry form