The 2010 New York State Eastern Regional Golden Gloves tournament will take place at the Lyons Community Center on February 19 and 20 in Lyons, New York. The Golden Gloves is the premier amateur boxing event in the United States. The Eastern Region covers Geneva, Lyons, Syracuse, Binghamton, the Adirondacks, Albany, Schenectady, Auburn, Watertown, Ithaca, Utica, Elmira and all surrounding areas.
The Golden Gloves has been a stepping stone for many of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s greatest boxers. Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, and Rocky Marciano were all Golden Glove champions. The New York State Eastern Regional will be the first step for many of these local boxers on their way to the Golden Glove national championships pugilistic greatest.
The bouts on Friday, February 19 begin at 7 p. m. and the Saturday, February 20 bouts begin at 5 p. m. Tickets are $10 general admission and $15 for a weekend pass. The Lyons Community Center is located at 9 Manhattan Street in Lyons.