Golden Gloves 2022

2022 South Carolina Golden Gloves State Championship
and Advancing Regional Tournament

June 17th & 18th 2022

Venue: The Memorial Arena at

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

385 N Church St,

Spartanburg, SC 29303

GENERAL RULES

All athletes, coaches, and officials must be registered/certified with USA Boxing to participate in this event. Athletes, coaches, and officials must present their passbook at the weigh-in.

NO BOOK – NO BOX – NO EXCEPTIONS

All participants are bound by USA Boxing’s rules and regulations, Golden Gloves of America’s rules and regulations, and USA Boxing and Golden Gloves Codes of Conduct. Failure to comply with rules and regulations will result in denial of participation. 

TOURNAMENT RULES

This is Team South Carolina’s selection tournament. Winners of the Elite Open tournament are selected to represent Team South Carolina at the Southeast Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. Therefore, this tournament is for South Carolina residents, South Carolina students, or military personnel stationed in South Carolina. 

Male and female tournament winners between the ages of 18 and 40 in the Elite Open tournament will advance to the Southeast Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. Novice boxers do not advance.

AGE

All boxers must be 18 years old to enter the tournament.

Elite Golden Gloves: 18-40 years old

Masters Golden Gloves: 35+ years old. If you are 35-40 years old, you must select either Elite or Masters Golden Gloves—you cannot compete in both. Masters boxers must have a Masters Passbook from USA Boxing.

TOURNAMENT DIVISIONS

Novice: 0-10 bouts

Open: 11 bouts + 

Boxers with 5 bouts may declare Open, but the boxer will not be able to box as a Novice in the future. The Southeast Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions is one of the most competitive regional tournaments in the country. We urge caution with turning inexperienced boxers Open.

GOLDEN GLOVES TOURNAMENT WEIGHT CLASSES

Men

Women

112 lbs.

106 lbs.

125 lbs.

114 lbs.

139 lbs.

125 lbs.

147 lbs.

132 lbs.

156 lbs.

139 lbs.

165 lbs.

146 lbs.

176 lbs.

154 lbs.

189 lbs.

165 lbs.

203 lbs.

178 lbs.

203+ lbs.

178 + lbs.

MOUTHPIECES

Any color mouthpiece is now acceptable.

HEADGEAR

USA Boxing approved headgear required. 

The Southeast Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions and the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions require USA Boxing approved open-face headgear.

SHAVING

The Southeast Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions and the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions still require shaving.

FAQ

If you have any questions about USA BOXING involving membership, rules, passbooks, etc.

https://www.teamusa.org/usa-boxing/rulebook/

https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Boxing/Rulebook/New-Rules-Clarification