Junior Olympic Boxing Tournament Coming to Corpus Christi

Future Boxing Champions to Compete at American Bank Center June 10 - 12

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The 2022 USA Boxing- South Texas Junior Olympic Tournament will take place at the American Bank Center from Friday, June 10, through Sunday, June 12. Over 400 boxers aged 8 to16 will compete for gold medals and the chance to represent USA Olympics Internationally. The event expects to welcome close to 5,000 spectators over three days.

The tournament is sponsored by the South Texas Amateur Boxing Association (STABA) and Corpus Christi’s Duke It Out Boxing Club.

“Our focus is to prepare our future generation of tomorrow by using the fundamentals of boxing, to build confidence, discipline, and respect. It challenges them physically and mentally to be successful not only in the ring but also outside the ring, one round at a time,” Andres “Coach Duke” Luis, Duke It Out Boxing said.

“It has been over three decades since this event has taken place in our city, and thanks to several organizations and partnerships, we are expecting thousands of visitors,” said Mayor Paulette Guajardo. “We are so proud of their hard work and looking forward to seeing them in action.”

STABA is the largest Amateur Boxing Association in Texas and endeavors to teach all participants the character, confidence, and focus they need to become resilient and diverse champions both in and out of the ring.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and can be purchased for as little as $10.00.

For more information, visit: www.americanbankcenter.com