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Cops Helping Kids Inc. is hosting a statewide youth boxing tournament in West Palm Beach on 12/6/14 and 12/7/14. We are offering various sponsorship levels in an effort to raise funds to hose the tournament as well as funding holiday meals, Christmas gifts, scholarships for “truly needy” children, and other needs as they arise.
Florida Silver Gloves Youth Boxing Championship Facts
1. The Florida Silver Gloves is designed to get at-risk kids off the street and motivated to engage themselves into a positive athletic competition.
2. The tournament allows youths between the ages of 8 to 18 to compete in both tournament and non-tournament boxing matches.
3. Youth athletes travel to Palm Beach County from throughout Florida for a chance to become state boxing champions and are coached and mentored by positive role models.
4. The Palm Beach County economy is positively impacted by the visiting athletes, coaches, parents, and supporters. The tournament brings positive attention to the host location.
5. The Florida Silver Gloves Boxing Championship is operated by volunteer Law Enforcement personnel and serves the community as an aid to juvenile crime prevention.
6. Youths are given a class on gang prevention, crime prevention and to abstain from the use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
7. Proceeds will be donated to Cops Helping Kids Inc.