PressMediaWire.com (Press Release Distribution) – Mar 18,2011 –
Fast hands, swift feet, quick minds and thunderous power prevailed at the 2011 National Silver Gloves Amateur Boxing Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri. The three-day event took place on March 10th, 11th, and 12th. Over 250 amateur boxers from all over the country matched up to earn National Championship titles and belts. The result was unparalleled competition that showcased the sport’s best young athletes from across the nation.
Young boxers between the ages of 10 yrs to 15 yrs competed in several weight divisions over a course of four session and three rings. There were 57 champions who emerged from amongst the competition.
This year’s tournament commemorated the 44th anniversary of this National program which continues to provide the youth of America with a unique opportunity for personal growth. This annual tournament has been the proving ground for many of today’s top boxing talents, many of whom have utilized the discipline and dedication that the Silver Gloves Program instills to propel them to Olympic and world title contention.
The National Silver Gloves has been supported by Ringside for almost two decades. Ringside also hosts the annual Ringside World Championships in Kansas City, which is the largest amateur boxing tournament in the world with over 1,500 entries, four days of action, and six rings running simultaneously.
John Brown, Owner of Ringside, Inc. has made extraordinary contributions to the boxing industry with his passion for the sport and his innovative perspective of product needs for the sport. Since the inception of Ringside in 1978, Ringside, has continuously created and produced innovative products, using the latest cutting-edge designs and technology. With founders who grew their careers in the trenches and knew exactly how to better boxing equipment for a boxer’s success, Ringside is not only engrossed in the company’s success but also the sport of boxing itself.
This was the first year that Ringside used social media to broadcast the event live. Social media provided a way for family members and friends who were not able to attend to stay up-to-date on what was going on at the tournament and cheer on their favorite amateur boxers by using Facebook and Twitter.
Proceeds from 2011 National Silver Gloves Tournament were donated to the National Silver Gloves Association Scholarship Fund.
Congratulations to the following Champions:
Domonick Smith R5, Mark Lujan R8, Sean Garcia R8, Kiwon Toney R6, David Navarro R8, Brandon Rivas R6, Fidencio Hernandez R8, Brandun Lee R8,Salvador Gallegos R7, Lorenzo Simpson R3,Jordon Horton R2, Shannon Ford R1, Steven Clark R3, Dapree Morris R2, Toddy Pettigrew R6, Richard Torrez R8, Elijah Green R5, Donte Heller R4, Trey Madison.
Rasheen Brown R2, Geovany Santiago R8, Nicholas Sullivan R3, Jordan White R3, Ryan Garcia R8, Jasue Vargas R1, Michael Dutchover R6, Ruben Villa R8, Gonzalo Rodriquez R6, James Denson Jr R2, Wrylee Padilla R7, Hans Perez R1, Jose Burgos R6, Dean Carter R2, Alexis Rocha R8, Ajamion Morgan R2, Angel Castaneda R2, Vincent Richardson Jr R2, Michael Reeves R1, Shaka Williams R3,
Damian Charles R6, William Dierksheide R6, Andrew Strode R8, Hector Tanajara R6, Nico Hernandez R5, Anthony Zavala R8, Jesus Luna R8, Ronnell Jackson R3, Hector Valdez R6, Gary Salazar R8, Erickson Lubin R3, Kameron Jones R6, Flavio Becerra R4, John Luna R4, Richard Johnson R1, Junior Younan R1, Carlos Osorio R1, Demek Edmonds R1.