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January 18, 2008
For Immediate Release:
The National Cadet & National Junior Championships are coming to Windsor. The four day event will take place from Thursday, January 24 to Sunday, January 27. Entries from coast to coast will assemble at the Holiday Inn Select looking to become National Champions. Also at the event will be the Final Team Selection (FTS) for this year’s Senior Canadian National Teams.
Ontario will be well represented with 37 of its best amateur Cadet and Junior aged boxers in competition. Included in that figure are defending champions looking to repeat the results from last year in St. Catharines, such as Ali Youseff from Motor City Boxing Club in Oshawa and Jessica McRae from the Windsor Amateur Boxing Club.Winners of the Junior competition will have a chance to represent at the World Junior Championships in October.
The FTS is the last chance for some Senior Division male and female boxers to make the Canadian National Teams. A number of roster spots were already claimed at the Senior National Championships which were held in Richmond, British Columbia on November 28 to December 2, 2007. After the male and female teams have been decided, they will compete for Canada at upcoming international events including Olympic Qualifying Events and Women’s World Championships.
Everyone is welcome to attend this exciting event. Tickets are available in advance and at the door.
What: National Cadet & National Junior Championship & Male/Female FTS
When: Thursday, January 24 from 7pm
Friday, January 25 from 1pm & 7pm
Saturday, January 26 from 1pm & 7pm
Sunday, January 27 from 12pm
Where: Holiday Inn Select 1855 Huron Church Rd, Windsor, ON
For more information on the tournament or to view all entries visit our website www.boxingontario.com
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