NLA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS JULY 11 THROUGH JULY 15, 2018
Prisco Community Center 150 W. Illinois Avenue Aurora, IL NO ENTRY FEE! Registration Begins May 15, 2018 No Qualifying Events! U.S. Citizenship is Not Required! Open to ALL USA Boxing Registered Boxers, from 14 to 40!
ALL BOXERS MUST BE PRE REGISTERED - THERE ARE NO WALK UP REGISTRATIONS Tournament Check In/Check Weight Wednesday, July 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Boxers Must Declare Tournament Weight Class At July 11 Check In Brackets Will Be Posted the Evening of July 11, After Check In is Complete
You May Select One of the following Weigh In Options. You may weigh in only once per day. The first half of the weigh in, on Thursday and Friday, will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Boxing will begin at 6 p.m. The second half of the weigh in, on Thursday and Friday, will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Boxing will begin at 6 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, for the Championship bouts, There will be only one weigh in option, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on both days, with boxing beginning at noon.
BOXING SESSIONS Thursday July 12 6 p.m. Friday, July 13 6 p.m. Saturday July 14 Noon Sunday July 15 Noon

 

Female Boxers, of all age and weight categories, are VERY STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to compete in this tournament. We will have a FEMALE WEIGHMASTER and a SEPARATE FEMALE WEIGH IN AND CHANGING AREA for the female athletes. There are NO males, including coaches, permitted in the female weigh in area. “Matched Bouts” We will be aggressively making matched bouts in all age groups and experience levels. Boxers who lose early, will still have the opportunity to box every night of the tournament! Featuring a “PARADE OF CHAMPIONS” for the Final Championship Matches, in all categories, similar to a Wrestling Sectional or State Tournament. All Boxers competing in the Championships will enter the arena in a line, line up across from each other, be introduced by the announcer, and they will then meet each other in the center of the arena, to shake hands, and return to their line. A Championship Photography area, for the 1st and 2nd place winners, to take as many pictures as they would like, video, etc., with their awards, standing in front of the event and sponsor signage and banners in the background. Contested Weight Classes will be as Follows: Male and Female - All USA Boxing designated weight classes, beginning at 14 years old Age Groups as Follows: Youth Division - Novice and Open - 14 to 15 years 16 to 17 years Senior Division -Novice and Open - 18 to 40 years Experience Level as Follows: Novice Division - 9 bouts or less Open Division - 10 bouts or more OPEN WEIGH IN - Coaches Allowed In No more wondering if your opponent actually made weight, or having the tournament director, or the boxer’s coach, weigh the boxer in and record the official weight. Professional Style Championship Belts to All Male and Female First Place Winners in Contested Matches. Beautiful second place awards to all second place finishers Awards for Best Boxer, Toughest Boxer & Biggest War: Male and Female The facility is perfect for videotaping the bouts, as well as personal or professional photography. We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE coaches and family members to do so. In addition, you are welcome to bring your own professional photographer or videographer. We are well aware of the value of reviewing video of your boxer, as well as your upcoming opponents, while still boxing in this tournament, and for future development. Unlike many tournaments and shows, we do not prohibit photography or videotaping, nor do we require that you buy video only from the NLABA, or one of our “approved” services or sponsors. This arena has clean and modern locker rooms and shower areas for men and women. No more looking for a place to change in the washrooms, hallways, or in the arena. All coaches, boxers, and officials, must be currently licensed, and certified as required, by USA Boxing, and must have their USA Boxing passbooks with them at all times. This tournament is sanctioned by United States Amateur Boxing.