GPSA Locations

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

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
CSU-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

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

Top Panel
Friday, 03 December 2021

GPSA Meetings

Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2022 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Jan. 17 Feb. 21 Mar. 21 Apr. 18
May 16 Aug. 22 Sept. 19 Oct. 17

 

Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2022 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Jerry Sisneros, President of the GPSA. His email address is jrrysis@yahoo.com

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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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