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2024 Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament information coming soon!

2024 National Golden Gloves Tournament will be held in Detroit in May, final dates TBA


Grand Casino Hinckley
April 14
th – 16th 2023
Novice and Elite Boxers

The Upper Midwest Golden Gloves (UMGG) has combined the four regions into ONE tournament this year.  Grand Casino Hinckley will be hosting the UMGG three-day tournament that will include our new Four Regional Tournament.  Along with the Four Regional Tournament, we will also be including a Novice division in the UMGG this year. 

Friday, April 14 th: The Four Regional Tournament; Weigh In’s/Medicals 3pm, bout time 7pm

Saturday, April 15th: Semi Finals; Weigh in/Medicals; 9am, bout time 7pm

Sunday, April 16th: Championships: Weigh in/Medicals: 9am, bout time 1pm

Grand Casino, Hinckley
777 Lady Luck Dr, Hinckley, MN 56037
Ph: 320-384-7771

Reservations: 1-800-472-6321 |


Reservations: 1-800-472-6321 |


Boxers Qualifications

Weight classes apply to Novice and Elite Boxers. Only Elite boxers will advance to the National Golden Gloves.

Twenty (20) weight classes will be contested at the National Tournament. As an Olympic Qualifier, ONLY US citizens are allowed to compete in the Olympic weight classes as indicated in RED.

Non-citizens and boxers that do not wish to qualify for the Olympics are allowed to compete in the weight classes outlined in BLACK, bold ink.

MALE: 112, 125, 132, 139, 147, 156, 165, 176, 203, 203+

FEMALE: 110, 119, 125, 132, 139, 146, 154, 165, 178, 178+

1. Boxers, coaches, and Officials must register online for this tournament. Make sure all information is uploaded to your 2023 membership card.

2. Only ONE boxer per weight class from each gym will be able to register.

3. Boxer Age Requirement: Boxers ages 18 thru 40. All boxers must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of local competition but not yet 41 on May 13th, 2023, to compete in this tournament. Elite boxers: a copy of your driver’s license, state ID will be required.

4. Bout Requirements: Elite boxers must have a total of ten (10) bouts in Matchtracker with two (2) bouts fought from August 14th, 2022, till the last day of registration Thursday, April 6th, 2023. Novice boxers 0-9 bouts. Elite boxers will box 3/3’s, Novice will box 3/2’s.

5. Rooms: will be provided for Elite Boxers that wish to stay at the casino. Boxers will be sharing rooms with other boxers. Deadline for rooms will be April 6th at 2pm. Make sure you email Lisa at to confirm you are on the list for a room.

6. Uniforms: We HIGHLY suggest that boxers have a blue and red uniform for this tournament. This is not required. Please refer to the attached documents for restrictions on uniforms.

7. Boxing Equipment: ONLY OPEN FACE USA Boxing Approved headgear will be allowed.

8. All boxers must be clean shaven for this advancing tournament.

National Golden Gloves will be held in Philadelphia May 6th, 2023 – May 14th 2023.


Registration for the Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions will begin Tuesday, March 7th, 2023, and end Thursday, April 6th, 2023. A link to register and for ticket sales will be sent out by Monday March 6th.

Counties for UMGG Regional Tournament 2022

Region 1 includes the following counties 18 total:

Hennepin, Anoka, Isanti, Chisago, Pine, Carver, McLeod, Sibley, Nicollet, Renville, Chippewa, Yellow Medicine, Lac qui Parie, Big Stone, Meeker, Wright, Sherburne

St. Louis -Twin Ports Boxing Club only

Region 2 includes the following counties 32 total:

Ramsey, Scott, Dakota, Washington, Rice, Goodhue, Le Sueur, Wabasha, Winona, Olmsted, Dodge, Steele, Waseca, Blue Earth, Brown, Watonwan, Cottonwood, Redwood, Murray, Lyon, Lincoln, Pipestone, Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Martin, Fairbault, Freeborn, Mower, Fillmore, Houston

St. Louis -Jungle Boy Boxing Club only; Parts of South Dakota

Region 3 is the state of North Dakota
Region 4 includes the following counties 39 total:

Wadena, Todd, Sterns, Kandlyohi, Swift, Benton, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Morrison, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, Grant, Douglas, Otter Tail, Wilkin, Crow Wing, Atkin, Carlton, Cass, Hubbard, Becker, Clay, Norman, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Polk, Red Lake, Pennington, Beltrami, Koochinching, Itasca, Saint Louis, Lake, Cook, Lake of the Woods, Rouseau, Kittson, Marshall

2023 Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Champions



Former Champions