June 23, 2000
The United States Institute of Amateur Athletics (USIAA) shall host the Seventh Annual Boxers For Christ Championship. The Boxers For Christ Championship will be held June 30, 6:30 pm, July 1 & 2, 1:30 pm at Grace Church located at 3040 Fairmont Ave., in San Diego, Ca.
This year the USIAA has added a Gospel Festival to the event, featuring some of San Diego top Gospel Talent. Groups to perform include but are not limited to: Brothers of Praise, Grace Church Worship Ministry, Lia Brown and Holy Essence.
Robert Coons, Executive Director of the USIAA., states that he has secured entry forms from various boxing programs throughout the Southwest United States to include: Oscar De La Hoya's Youth Boxing Program Nevada Partners Boxing Program who's Director is the famous professional referee and Judge Richard Steel.
Sponsors for this years event include: Road One Inc., Le Prev Landscape Maintenance, Colortyme Rental National City, Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association, Central Heating & Plumbing and Rod Luck of KUSI - Channel 9/51.
Tickets can be purchased at Grace Church for $5.00 per adult per day, $3.00 per youth 6-12 years per day. Kids under 6 years of age are free!
All proceeds will go the USIAA Training and Education Center. For more information concerning the Boxers For Christ Championship and Gospel Festival call (619) 282-6061.