The cat is out the bag and Lake Charles came out victorious with a bidding war including many. The results is that Lake Charles will be the Host for the 2020 Olympic Trials in Boxing and National Championships.

All of the events will be held at  the Lake Charles Civic Center with an estimated 6,500 total overnight stays with an estimated impact anticipated to be over 2 Million Dollars.This means Lake Charles is officially about to be on the map.

There are possible visits to our area to include Tyrell Biggs, Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whittaker and Evander Holyfield. Whether you are a boxing fan or not. We need to really come out and support this event which is truly going to benefit many area businesses to include night life and more. There will be updated information available throughout the year at www.visitlakecharles.org/USABoxing and you can also learn more at teamusa.org/USA-Boxing.