New Generation Fight Promotions’ ‘The Perfect Storm’, held this Saturday night at the Crowne Plaza DIA Convention Center, 15500 E. 40th Ave. (I-70 & Chambers), has their fight card finalized with a few changes.
In the spirit of Christmas, the Lopez Family requests all attending help with their ‘New Generation Christmas Toy Drive’ and bring an unwrapped gift ($10 value) for distribution to the Children’s Hospital.
·Changes: Maureen Riodan vs Alma Garcia (4 rounds 126 lbs.), Eddie Moreno vs Emanuel Llano (4 rounds 144 lbs.) and Antonio Diaz vs Antonio Solorzano (4 rounds 142 lbs.)
Doors open at 6:30PM and for ticket or other information: www.newgenfights.com or Strictly Boxing (303) 659-0192.
The Salvation Army/Red Shield Community Center, 2915 High St., is in need of help bagging gifts for their annual Christmas giveaway where over 700 underprivileged families receive bagged gifts at no charge.
Many of these children will receive nothing else for Christmas, this a more than worthwhile cause with your help being much appreciated.
Gift bagging times are from 8AM-8PM every day this week and for more information call: (303) 295-2107.
**Valuable information for our younger Olympic Style Boxers: The 2015 Youth National Championships and Junior Open will be contested January 4-10 in Reno, Nev. with the arrival date being January 4 and departure on January 10.
Registration Deadline: Friday, December 19, 2014 @ 5:00PM Mountain Time
Age Determination Date: Youth: Athletes must be 17 or 18 in the year of 2015, Junior: Athletes must be 15 or 16 in the year 2015.
Champions, in each weight category, from the Youth Nationals Championships & Junior Team Open (Reno, Nevada, January 5-10, 2015) will be named to the 2015 U.S. Junior and Youth National Teams.
Junior and Youth National Teams may attend the following events:
* Youth Females: Youth Female World Championships, May 14-24, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan
* Youth Males: Youth Continental Championships, TBD
* Junior Females: Junior Female World Championships, May 14-24, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan
* Junior Males: Junior Male World Championships, September 2-13, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia
Please note: The above events are subject to change per the international competitions calendar. Additional events and camps may be possible for each team.
‘Replacement Athlete Procedures’:
In the case a champion of the Youth Nationals Junior Team Open cannot attend a National Team Event the runner up, in each weight category, from the Youth Nationals Junior Team Open will serve as the replacement athlete for the particular competition. If the runner up cannot attend a National Team Event, the third place finisher, in each weight category, from the Youth Nationals Junior Team Open will serve as the replacement athlete for the particular competition. This continues until there are no more athletes to select from. Note: The third place athlete is considered the athlete who loses to the champion.
*Thanks to Rick Lopez (New Generation Fight Promotions), Susan Cox-Carlin (Salvation Army/Red Shield) and Beau Campbell (USA Boxing Colorado)