Sports: 2nd Congressman Jules Ledesma Boxing Cup Slated
Age-group boxers from the 1st District of Negros Occidental will showcase their boxing prowess in the 2nd Congressman Jules Ledesma Boxing Cup on August 3 to 5, 2012 at Calatrava Covered gym.
Dubbed as "Blow By Blow sa Unang Distrito," five Local Government Units (LGUs) will vie for the titles in different weight categories.
The LGUs are composed of the cities of Escalante and San Carlos and municipalities of Toboso, Don Salvador Benedicto and host Calatrava.
The tournament is in cooperation with the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental headed by Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr.
The tournament is one of the province’s sports programs to discover talented boxers who will eventually compose the Negros First Boxing team that will represent Negros Occidental in national and international boxing competition.
Cash prizes and trophies await the winners with the champion receiving P5,000; P3,000 for 1st runner-up; P2 000 for 2nd runner-up and P2,000 for consolation prize.
The tournament will be supervised by accredited boxing judges and referees under the Provincial Sports Office through Provincial Sports Coordinator, Mr. Angel Verdeflor.* (CMGarde)