FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2021
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA – USA Lacrosse, with support from World Lacrosse and participating Iroquois and Canadian federations, will play host to an historic “Super Sixes” tournament, October 23-24, in Sparks, Maryland.
The tournament will feature Canada, the Iroquois Nationals, and the United States in a round-robin tournament for both men and women. All three nations will help organize the event. The tournament will be played at William G. Tierney Field at USA Lacrosse’s complex.
Lacrosse Sixes is growing internationally and is part of a long-term strategy which is highlighted for potential future Olympic inclusion,” said Jim Scherr, CEO of World Lacrosse. “The first elite Super Sixes tournament in North America will feature a brand of lacrosse that is an exciting and fast-paced version of the game. World Lacrosse is very pleased to support USA Lacrosse’s effort to play host to three of the premier men’s and women’s teams in the world for the tournament.”
12pm: (w) CANADA v IROQUOIS 8:15am: (w) USA v IROQUOIS
1:15pm: (m) CANADA v IROQUOIS 9:30am: (m) USA v IROQUOIS
2:30pm: (w) USA v CANADA 10:45am: (w) CANADA v IROQUOIS
3:45pm: (m) USA v CANADA 12pm: (m) CANADA v IROQUOIS
5pm: (w) USA v IROQUOIS 1:15pm: (w) USA v CANADA
6:15pm: (m) USA v IROQUOIS 2:30pm: (m) USA v CANADA
Information on ticket sales for the event will be released in mid-September.
World Lacrosse’s Sixes brand was launched earlier this year. The World Lacrosse Resource Kit can be found here. The World Lacrosse Sixes brand guidelines can be found here. More information on the launch of the World Sixes brand can be found here.
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.