Important Information for Salt Lake City

Nov. 30, 2017, 7:49 p.m. (ET)

We are days away from the start of the 2017 USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships & Junior and Prep Open. Here are a few reminders and important information for all those attending the event.

Tournament Information:

Tournament Schedule

Final List of Registered Boxers

Age Division Schedule


Brackets and Seeding


All Elite, Youth and Junior boxers must present evidence of US Citizenship at check-in, NO EXCEPTIONS. This can be a copy of birth certificate or USA Passport. Also, all divisions must be present at the General weigh in on Monday.


**President Donald Trump will be in Salt Lake City on Monday, therefore, traffic may be busy on Monday, so plan ahead as needed.**

Saturday’s Finals will be a ticketed event. More information about tickets can be found here.

The tournament will have a free live stream for all sessions. Information and links to the live stream will be posted closer to the start of the tournament.

Membership Information:

This year’s Annual Membership Meeting will be held Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott - Union Room. There will also be an individual forum with Angel Villarreal and Mike McAtee on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Topaz Room at the Courtyard by Marriott. Monday’s meeting will be streamed through our Facebook page at

High Performance Information:

Throughout the week the High Performance Department will hold workshops covering a variety of High Performance topics. All the workshops will take place at the Salt Palace in Room 155. The following schedule and highlights of each session can be found below:


2:30 - 3:30 p.m.: General HP Overview – Matt Johnson, USA Boxing High Performance Director

  • USA Boxing High Performance Mission & Goals
  • Qualification Process to National & Olympic Teams
  • 2018 National Team Schedule
  • National Coaching Education & Opportunities

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.: Boxing Coaching – Billy Walsh, USA Boxing National Head Coach

  • Fundamental Boxing Movements
  • School Boxing
  • School Combat


9:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Strength & Conditioning– Jose Polanco, USA Boxing National Team S&C Coach

  • Importance of S&C in the sport of boxing
  • Myths and misconceptions about S&C
  • Basic foundational movements
  • Practical portion of fundamental movement


9:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Nutrition – Rob Skinner, US Olympic Committee Senior Sports Dietician

  • Weight management recommendations
  • The science of weight management to competition
  • Recovery post weigh in


9:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Medical Overview – Jarad Branski, USA Boxing National Team Medical Manager

  • National Team Medical Protocol
  • Elite Athlete Health Profiles
  • Medical coverage for High Performance athletes


9:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Boxing Specific Coaching – Billy Walsh

  • Content to be determined based on coach feedback from workshops


For any questions or concerns, please contact USA Boxing.