St. Joseph Metro Boxing Club is hosting the western Missouri Silver Gloves competition Saturday at the former Muchenberger Center.
Winners from this weekend's fights advance to the state championships in St. Louis next weekend, then follow it up with regionals in Wichita, Kan.
Local boxers that will be in the ring include Jake Hatfield from Bolckow and Chris Gann from St. Joe.
Gann has had success the past two years making it to regionals in 2011 and the national finals in 2012.
The event will begin at 5pm. Tickets will be available at the door.