Main Event

Regional Tournaments


Region 1 & 2 Tournament 

Any box offs for Region 1 & 2 will be held on Saturday, March 9th at the St. Cloud boxing show at the St. Cloud Armory.

Date: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

Weigh In/Medical: 1pm sharp

Bouts: 3pm

Location: Element Gym, 655 Fairview Ave. N., St. Paul, MN  55104 phone (651) 413-6514  for ticket info

Region 1 Director: Heidi Amouta phone (218) 340-5379

Region 1 consists of Minneapolis & surrounding suburbs

Region 2 Director: Bobby Brunette phone (651) 341-8256

Region 2 consists of St. Paul, southern suburbs and parts of South Dakota

Region 3 Tournament

Date: March 16th, 2024will be held March 16th at the casino in Newtown North Dakota.

Location: Newtown, North Dakota

Region 3 Director: Danny Pruneda  phone (701) 430-7237

Region 2 consists of North Dakota

Region 4 Tournament

Any weight class that has three or more boxers registered for a single weight class will box off on Saturday, March 9th at the St. Cloud show at the St. Cloud Armory.

Date:  Saturday, March 16th , 2024

Location: Northern Pacific Center, 1480 Northern Pacific Road, Brainerd, MN  56401 

More information TBD

Region 4 Director: Chris Bunnis phone (218) 850-0872

Region 4  consists of Northern MN


Event Location:  Northern Pacific Center, 1480 Northern Pacific Road, Brainerd, MN  56401 phone (218) 270-8113

Dates: Semi Finals: Saturday, April 13th, weigh-in/medical 4pm Sharp, bouts 7:30pm

Finals: Sunday, April 14th, weigh-in/medical 9am, bouts noon


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. Non-citizens of the US are eligible to compete in the 2024 Regional and National Tournaments.  

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

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


     Boxers ages 18 thru 40 are eligible to participate.  All boxers must be at lease 18 years of age on January 1, 2024, but not yet 41 before May 18, 2024.


    OPEN boxers must have a total of ten (10) bouts listed in Matchtracker to register for the UMGG Regional tournaments.  Novice boxers 0-9 bouts.  Elite boxers will box 3/3’s, Novice will box 3/2’s.



  Open boxers and designated Regional Coaches (by Regional Director) will be provided a shared room.  If you are looking for additional rooms, Boxers host hotel is Quality Inn & Suites-Brainerd/Baxter 2115 S. 6th St. Building A, Brainerd, MN  56401 

phone (218) 270-7333 contact person is Renee.  Refer to the UMGG tournament when making your reservation. Rooms are running approx. $109.00 per night.  There is free breakfast in the morning.  This hotel is approx. 2 miles from the Event Center.



       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.

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

        All boxers must be clean shaven for this advancing tournament.

  Boxers that do not box in the Upper Midwest Tournament at Grand Casino will need a .4%  ratio of win to loss boxing record for the UMGG to pay travel and accommodations to the  National Golden Gloves Tournament.


National Golden Gloves will be held in Detroit May11th – May 19th, 2024.  Boxer’s must arrive in Detroit by Saturday, May 11th, 2024.


Boxers must compete in their regional tournament to advance to the UMGG Championship tournament that advances to the Golden Gloves National Tournament.

Registration for Regional/ Championship Tournaments begin Monday, February 5th, 2024, and ends Monday, February 26th, 2024, at 7pm central standard time.  Both Novice and Open Boxers must register online for this tournament.  Make sure all information is uploaded to  your 2024 membership card.

COACHES MUST register online for this tournament.


OFFICIALS will receive an invite to the tournament and will be provided lodging at Arrow Wood Lodge, Brainerd, MN.  Officials that do not receive an invite are welcome to participate and will be responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses.

Counties for UMGG Regional Tournament 2024

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