GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Monday, 19 February 2018

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2018 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Feb. 19 Mar. 19 Apr. 16 May 21
Aug. 20 Sept. 17 Oct. 15


Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2018 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 14. Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Ernie Lara

Boxing Career:  Lara was a professional    Featherweight boxer... Nicknamed “Pueblo's Fighting Gamecock”...Ernie won the Featherweight title of Colorado in 1934, defeating Henry Jackson of Ft. Garland...He also fought against Mickey Moran of Walsenburg, Eddie Trujillo and Sal Levinson (all in 1935)...Lara won the Lightweight Title of Colorado on Aug. 28, 1936, defeating Mickey Martin and made his first lightweight title defense against Abe Valdez on Oct. 21, 1936.
Ernie Lara  "I Fought a lot of fights and lost only four and I was never knocked out!"

Personal: Lived in Pueblo until his death at age 92 on November 3, 2004


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