The Region 6 USA Amateur Boxing competition will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The doors will open at 5 p.m.

The announcement was made by Gloves Not Guns Inc., a civic organization for the promotion of youth, in partnership with the city of Pine Bluff.

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for high school students, $3 for junior high students and younger, and free for children 7 and younger. A ring side table is $250.

“Honored during this event will be amateur boxing expert Mr. Ray Rodgers,” according to the news release. “Rodgers is highly recognized throughout the boxing world, specifically with the Golden Gloves and Silver Gloves organizations.”

Sponsors include Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ and The Delta 42. A concession stand will be open. Proceeds will benefit youth, according to the release.

Tickets are available at the Convention Center. Details: Coach Albert Brewer, 870-329-3875 or .