For Immediate Release

Contact: Brenda Kissko, Tourism & Public Relations Manager (432) 686-3567

Midland, Texas —June 10 through June 12 the Mid-Town Soldiers Boxing Club & Knights of Columbus #2229 will host the Region 8 Junior Olympics State Boxing Championships at the Midland College Campus in the Physical Education Building in Gym 101, located at 3600 N. Garfield Street.

“We are so excited about hosting our first state tournament here in Midland. There will be many young boxing prospects from all over the state hoping to advance to the National Championship and represent Texas. If you enjoy watching boxing on the TV, you will love seeing these young athletes in live action. Michael Dutchover, Midlandite, recently represented West Texas and won the Silver Gloves National Championship. Join us as we support these young athletes and encourage them to advance in this great sport of boxing. “

Friday: Doors open at 5:00PM – Session 1 Bout starts at 7:00PM
Saturday: Doors open at 11:00AM – Session 2 Bout starts at 1:00PM
                Doors open at 5:00PM – Session 3 Bout starts at 7:00PM
Sunday: Doors open at 11AM – Session 4 Bout starts at 1:00PM

Admission is charged per Session:
Adults - $10
Students (6 – 17) - $5
Children (5 and under) - Free

For more information, call
Frankie (432) 638-8838
Lalo (432) 212-4447
Jerry (432) 230-8154

The above information has been provided by the Mid-Town Soldiers Boxing Club and distributed by the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau. This event is projected to bring in $318,225 in direct visitor spending.

The mission of the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage economic growth by developing, promoting, enhancing and supporting Midland as a vibrant visitor destination