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DPR Hosts Mayor’s Boxing Cup August 18 -20th

Thursday, August 17, 2017

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts: Gwendolyn Crump (202) 288-6027, [email protected]


(Washington, DC) – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation will kick off the Annual Mayor's Boxing Cup, on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6 pm. The Mayor’s Boxing Cup is held in collaboration with the Potomac Valley Boxing Association. This three-day tournament from Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20, 2017 showcases the future of boxing, as many of the athletes who have competed have gone on to become world and pro regional champions. The event brings some of the most talented amateur boxers ranging in age from 8 to 40, from cities across the country.

The event is free, however tickets are required. Register here

Mayor’s Boxing Cup Kick Off

Date:           Friday, August 18, 2017
Time:           6 pm
Location:    Raymond Recreation Center
                     3725 10th Street NW

*Other times during the three-day event vary.

About DPR

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.