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:
Silver: Puerto Rico
PALA Sixes Cup Women’s Championship Winners:
Gold: Iroquois Nationals
Silver: Puerto Rico
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
Sparks Maryland, USA
October 23rd, 2021 – October, 24 2021
To learn more about the Pan-American Lacrosse Association, please visit: panamericanlacrosse.org
Media Contact: Amanda Mastera
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.