FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 8, 2021

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA – The Pan-American Lacrosse Association hosted both a men’s and women’s tournament, showcasing World Lacrosse’s new Sixes discipline this past weekend in Auburndale, Florida USA.

The PALA hosted both a men’s and women’s tournament, showcasing World Lacrosse’s new Sixes discipline and setting the stage for what PALA president Katherine Loh hopes will be an annual competition. The men’s tournament featured Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Peru, Panama and two teams from Colombia. The women’s tournament featured Puerto Rico, Argentina, Colombia and the Iroquois Nationals. 

“As a federation, we’re hoping to add this as our marquee competition,” Loh said Wednesday. “That’s why we’re branding it as the PALA Sixes Cup. We hope that every year we will host this event and our members will come out and play.” 

PALA Sixes Cup Men’s Championship Winners:

Gold: Panama

Silver: Puerto Rico

Bronze: Peru

PALA Sixes Cup Women’s Championship Winners:

Gold: Iroquois Nationals

Silver: Puerto Rico

Bronze: Argentina

World Lacrosse would like to congratulate the Pan-American Lacrosse Association, all of the participating teams, and the tournaments officials for an exceptionally successful Sixes event.

Saturday game coverage can be accessed on the World Lacrosse YouTube Channel

Upcoming World Lacrosse Sixes Event

Super Sixes

Sparks Maryland, USA

October 23rd, 2021 – October, 24 2021

To learn more about the Pan-American Lacrosse Association, please visit: panamericanlacrosse.org

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Media Contact: Amanda Mastera

Phone: 719-374-5546

Email: amastera@worldlacrosse.sport

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. In November 2018, World Lacrosse was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The President of World Lacrosse is Sue Redfern of England.