The Arkansas Silver Gloves Boxing Association and the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Center will host the Arkansas Silver Gloves Championship Tournament on Friday and Saturday at the North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow, North Little Rock. Ray Rodgers is tournament director. Boxers representing 22 Arkansas boxing clubs will compete in the tournament. The Champions from Saturday’s bouts will advance to the Silver Gloves Regional Tournament in North Little Rock, on Jan. 16, 17, and 18, 2014, with champions from Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma.

The bouts begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information call the Community Center at (501) 791-8541.