26
Sep
2018

Boxing Bites: NABF turns 50 in Reno / Prograis v Velasco officials

Ringside 12/07/2018

The North American Boxing Federation will celebrate its 50th anniversary in Reno, Nevada August 1 to 5.

Accommodation will be at the Resort Complexes of Circus Circus, Eldorado and Silver Legacy. The three hotels are connected and can be access linked without problem. All events and meetings will take place at the Silver Legacy.

Once you have reserved your room, please go to the NABF website at www.nabfnews.com and pre-register for the Convention, as fees will increase $ 50 starting August 1. The pre-registration fees are $ 150 dollars (single) and $ 200 dollars (couple), if you have an additional person over 12 years the price will be $ 150 dollars (guest). If you have any problems with pre-registration please contact David Sutherland.

This is the agenda (subject to change):
Thursday, August 2: – Arrivals
-Afternoon-executive meeting
-Night-Welcome cocktail

Friday, August 3:
-Opening meetings and keynote speakers
-Lunch-
-additional meetings and keynote speakers
awards banquet

Saturday, August 4:
discussion panel
– general session (as necessary)
-staff interviews / feedback
– ABC judges training and certification
-Night of hot dogs and social ice cream

Sunday, August 5:
ABC Referees training and certification
staff interviews / feedback
-Departures

This Saturday the interim super lightweight champion of the World Boxing Council, Regis Prograis, will defend his crown against the Argentine José Juan Velasco, in the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, where Prograis is from.