The boxing provincials return to Abbotsford on Friday and Saturday.

The boxing provincials return to Abbotsford on Friday and Saturday.

Boxing provincials return to Abbotsford

Cadet Building hosting event on Dec. 7 and 8

The Provincial Amateur Boxing Championships are returning to Abbotsford on Dec. 7 and 8.

The event was last held locally in 2016, and this year’s venue shifts from the Quality Hotel to the Cadet Building at 32470 Haida Drive.

The show will bring together top boxers from across B.C. to compete for a place on the provincial team and the chance to represent the province at the 2019 National Championships.

The first bell rings at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7, with action getting underway at 1 p.m. on Dec. 8. The provincial finals are set to occur on Dec. 8, starting at 7 p.m.

Divisions featured at the event are open, novice and sub-novice. Tickets are available at the door and are $35 for the entire weekend, $20 for one day, $10 for children 12 and under, and free for kids under five.

For more information on the event, visit boxing.bc.ca.