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Tickets on sale for 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship

By | 2018-03-19T11:33:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Men|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NETANYA, ISRAEL —Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 FIL Men's Lacrosse World Championship, which takes place from July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel. Tickets can be purchased at www.worldlacrosse2018.com/tickets.The event's opening ceremonies, featuring performances by Israeli artists and a procession of all 48 teams, will commence at 6:30 PM in [...]

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United States to host 2021 FIL Women’s World Cup at Towson University

By | 2018-02-14T09:52:01+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Women, World Events|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced that US Lacrosse will host the 2021 FIL Women’s World Cup from July 7-17, 2021. The event will be held at Towson University in Towson, Md. Sue Redfern "On behalf of the FIL board and [...]

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FIL Holds Inaugural Continental Federation Development Meeting; Creates Two New Continental Federations

By | 2018-02-02T08:51:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Development, FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The world of international lacrosse expanded in January as two regions—one encompassing the Caribbean, Central and South America and the other representing Africa—began formation of their continental federations. The actions came at the inaugural continental federation development meeting of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), held as [...]

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Gross to head new FIL education and training committee

By | 2018-01-19T09:43:05+00:00 January 19th, 2018|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has appointed Rob Gross, of Buffalo, N.Y., as chair of education and training.  Gross will head a newly created committee responsible for coordinating training and development for men’s and women’s officials and coaches. Rob Gross "I am [...]

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Brent McCauley named Referee in Chief for 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

By | 2017-12-21T15:57:52+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has selected veteran Canadian men’s lacrosse official Brent McCauley to be the referee in chief (RIC) for the 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC). Canada will host the quadrennial event Sep. 19-28, 2019, at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, British Columbia. [...]

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Chile Becomes FIL’s 60th Member Nation

By | 2017-12-15T08:56:53+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Development, FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced that Chile has become its 60th member nation. According to FIL development director, Bob Demarco, everyone at the Federation of International Lacrosse is pleased that Chile has been voted in as its 60th member. Bob DeMarco [...]

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Cockerton and Maher Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

By | 2017-11-27T13:10:15+00:00 November 24th, 2017|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK— The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) board recently awarded its most prestigious honor, the FIL Lifetime Achievement Award, to Stan Cockerton of Canada and Shelley Maher of Australia. This is the first year since 2009 that the FIL has presented the award. FIL President Sue Redfern, herself one [...]

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Greece Development Clinic: October 2017

By | 2018-02-01T13:31:43+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Development|

FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL LACROSSE Developmental Clinician Report: Thessaloniki, Greece October 4-6, 2017 Submitted by Rick Mercurio, Bob DeMarco, Joanna Lignelli, Jane Pirie The Staff – Bob DeMarco (Development Director), Rick Mercurio (Development Chair), Joanna Lignelli (clinician), Jane Pirie (clinician), Phil Pearson (referee’s clinician), Paul Bibby (referee’s clinician). [...]

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The Federation of International Lacrosse needs your expertise

By | 2017-10-09T10:05:46+00:00 October 9th, 2017|FIL|

This is an exciting time for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). Six women’s teams competed in the 2017 World Games this past July in Wroclaw Poland. It was the first time that international lacrosse made an appearance at a multi-sport games since 1948, when it was included as a demonstration sport in the London [...]

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Experienced Referee in Chief and Deputies Ready for 2018 Men’s Worlds

By | 2017-09-19T05:05:44+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Men, World Events|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK— The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced a team of officiating veterans who will manage a crew of 90 to 100 officials at the FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship to be held July 12-21, 2018, in Netanya, Israel. The administrative staff for officiating at the 2018 worlds will [...]

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