About World Lacrosse
World Lacrosse is the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse, responsible for providing effective leadership and governance of the sport internationally while supporting the continued growth of lacrosse worldwide.
World Lacrosse currently has 68 member-National Governing Bodies and holds five World Championships:
- Men’s World Championship
- Women’s World Championship
- Men’s Under-20 World Championship
- Women’s Under-20 World Championship
- Men’s Box World Championship
Each event is held on a quadrennial basis.
In November 2018, World Lacrosse was honored to earn Provisional Recognition from the International Olympic Committee — a critical step in the continued growth of the sport around the globe.
World Lacrosse is governed by a Board of Directors and its organizational headquarters are in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.
In May 2019, the international federation that had previously been known as the Federation of International Lacrosse introduced its new name and brand identity — World Lacrosse.
World Lacrosse Vision
Lacrosse is recognized and played by all countries worldwide and is an Olympic sport
World Lacrosse Mission
World Lacrosse will develop lacrosse throughout the world to positively impact the lives of its participants and their communities
World Lacrosse Core Values
Teamwork, Integrity, Passion, Friendship, Respect, Inclusiveness