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World Lacrosse to Offer “How to Coach Kids” Online Course Designed by USOC & Paralympic Committee, Nike and Project Play

By | 2019-08-15T13:19:46+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Development, FIL|

August 15, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO – World Lacrosse is pleased to announce that they will offer the “How to Coach Kids” online course, which was designed by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, Nike and Project Play in an effort to elevate youth sport coaching in the United States.  The course is [...]

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Strong Viewership Totals For Early Games at 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship

By | 2019-08-06T13:07:10+00:00 August 6th, 2019|FIL, U19 Women, Women, World Events|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2019 Peterborough, Ontario, Canada — More than 82,000 viewers have enjoyed live coverage of the pool play portion of the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship. The 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship is being played at Trent University and Fleming College in Peterborough Ontario Canada.  The event began [...]

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Lacrosse History Being Written in Peterborough

By | 2019-08-02T16:34:53+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|FIL, Women, World Events|

Nine countries are participating in the World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship for the first time ever.  Here is a list of those countries and the athlete from each who scored the first-ever goal for their nation in the World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship: Belgium - Nina Verreth China - Shannon Elizabeth Brazier [...]

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Opening Ceremonies Kick-off the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship in Peterborough

By | 2019-08-01T15:50:27+00:00 July 31st, 2019|FIL, Women, World Events|

August 1, 2019 PETERBOROUGH, ON, Canada. — Twenty-two Nations joined together to kick-off the 2019 World Lacrosse Women's U19 World Championship during the Opening Ceremonies last night in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The Opening Ceremonies were held at Justin Chiu Stadium, on the campus of Trent University. Live streaming of the tournament and all 81 games [...]

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Unprecedented Digital Coverage Planned for 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 World Championship

By | 2019-07-31T10:30:04+00:00 July 31st, 2019|FIL, Women, World Events|

Every game will be available, free of charge, via web and mobile streaming platforms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2019 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Lacrosse fans from around the world will be able to watch every game from the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 World Championship, entirely free of charge, via Lax Sports Network.  In [...]

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World Lacrosse Launches Web-Page for Coaching Resources

By | 2019-07-22T11:39:01+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Development, FIL|

July 22, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO. – World Lacrosse, as part of its’ commitment to the global development of the game has launched a Coaching Resources site.  This web-page contains videos, downloadable resources, online courses and more to assist coaches of all experience levels provide an exceptional experience to their athletes.  This resource is the [...]

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World Lacrosse and Premier Lacrosse League Announce Memorandum of Understanding to Support Continued Growth of Lacrosse Globally

By | 2019-07-20T18:59:32+00:00 July 20th, 2019|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2019 Los Angeles, CA – With the sport of lacrosse experiencing continued growth in participation and visibility around the globe, World Lacrosse and the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) through which the two entities will work together to strengthen and accelerate [...]

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ELF Women’s European Championship to be Available on the Olympic Channel

By | 2019-07-16T16:53:29+00:00 July 15th, 2019|FIL, Regional News, Women|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO – The European Lacrosse Federation (ELF) and World Lacrosse are pleased to announce that 16 matches from the upcoming ELF Women's European Championship will be streamed live on the International Olympic Committee’s global Olympic Channel. The ELF Women’s European Championship will be held July 16-25 in Netanya, Israel. [...]

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European Lacrosse Federation and World Lacrosse Partner to Support Officiating Development

By | 2019-07-08T12:23:29+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Development, FIL, Officiating|

July 8, 2019 The European Lacrosse Federation (ELF) and World Lacrosse partnered during the first European U20 Lacrosse Championship hosted by the Czech Republic to afford the attending officials an opportunity to be coached and trained for the entire tournament. There were a total of 17 officials that officiated 24 games in the 8 day [...]

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