Thus far, 202 male and female athletes between the ages of 15 and 16 from around the country are registered to compete. Just one is from North Carolina; flyweight (110 pounds) Trequam Whitley of Red Springs, N.C. [Note: it appears the athlete's name was misspelled in tournament registry. Other sources show his name as TreQuan Whitley of Raeford, North Carolina.]
Winners of the tournament may go on to represent the U.S. in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Paco Rivera, GAR1680 N.C. Boxing Talk