NAV Centre hosts the Golden Gloves Championship
Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Cornwall, Ontario– This year Cornwall will once again house the Golden Gloves Championship. This prestigious championship will be held at the NAV Centre on July 8th through the 13th. The NAV Centre’s ability to accommodate high volumes of people as well a delicious dishes from Jet Set Pub’s Chef, Lucas McCabe, make NAV Centre a perfect venue for the competition.
During this event Cornwall will welcome more than 300 boxers, trainers and coaches from all across Canada. Boxers of all categories will be competing for a variety of different championship titles. These titles range from junior to experienced adults in which both male and female competitors will be competing. Boxers are classified based on their weight, age and number of bouts they previously have been in. All boxers will be wearing headgear in this Olympic style competition. The new 10 point system will be used to score bouts as well as the other new rules introduced by AIBA in March 2013.
“There are some amazing athletes in Canada and we are very fortunate to welcome some of our country’s best young boxers. NAV Centre and Boxing Canada staff have worked hard to create an amazing venue along the Saint Lawrence River.” Peter Gault, Team Cornwall Chair.
During the competition, boxers, trainers and families are encouraged to come out and explore the city and all the wonderful things it has to offer. From our variety of top quality restaurants and stores, to the bike paths along the St. Lawrence, Cornwall has something everyone can enjoy. Cornwall will also be hosting the annual Cornwall Lift-Off during the week of the competition.
Boxers are encouraged to come down and enjoy some well known acts as well as spectacular local talent. The general public will able to view the Golden Gloves Championship throughout the week at the NAV Centre.
About Boxing Canada (CABA): Boxing Canada is the National Sport Governing Body of Amateur Boxing in Canada, and is affiliated with the International Amateur Boxing Association called Association internationale de boxe amateur (AIBA). Boxing Canada exists to promote the sport of amateur boxing in the purest Olympic tradition, and in doing so cultivate the development of our athletes in sportsmanship and fair play. Learn more about Boxing Canada at www.boxing.ca.
About the NAV CENTRE: Located on the scenic shores of the St. Lawrence River in Cornwall, the NAV CENTRE is a full service conference centre offering access to 550 guest rooms and 70 dedicated state-of-the-art meeting rooms. The Centre, which is owned and operated by NAV CANADA, can accommodate small groups of five to large groups of up 500. The NAV CENTRE is also an ideal location for organizations with longer-term training or workgroup requirements, with ample classroom space and affordable all inclusive plans to make your offsite initiatives a success. The NAV CENTRE is an accredited member of the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC), provided for adhering to globally recognized standards in hospitality service. Learn more about the Centre at www.navcentre.ca