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Have You Heard: May 2016

Sugar Bert Boxing National Amateur QualifierThis two-day amateur Olympic-style boxing tournament is an event for all boxers of all ages—Bantam, Intermediate, Junior, Senior, Women, Open Men, Novice, and Master—and features 500 boxers in three different rings over two full days, including up-and-comer Evan Holyfield! 

The winners of each weight class division(s) in this double-elimination tournament.will win a Title Belt and will advance to the National Championship, November 18–21, 2016 in Kissimmee, Florida, at The Park Inn Radisson Resort, Disney World.

Doors open 10:00 am June 11 and 12. Tickets range from $10–$25; click for tickets.

About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast

Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.