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

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-20T18:59:32+00:00 July 20th, 2019|FIL|Comments Off on World Lacrosse and Premier Lacrosse League Announce Memorandum of Understanding to Support Continued Growth of Lacrosse Globally

ELF Women’s European Lacrosse Championship Results After Four Days of Competition

July 19, 2019 The 2019 ELF Women’s European Lacrosse Championship, July 15-25, is currently underway in Netanya, Israel and hosted by Israel Lacrosse. The ten-day tournament features teams from sixteen European nations. Men’s U20 Teams Austria Czech Republic England Finland Germany Ireland Israel Italy Latvia Netherlands Norway Scotland Spain Sweden Switzerland Wales The 2019 ELF [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:44:13+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Regional News, Women|Comments Off on ELF Women’s European Lacrosse Championship Results After Four Days of Competition

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

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. [...]

By | 2019-07-16T16:53:29+00:00 July 15th, 2019|FIL, Regional News, Women|Comments Off on ELF Women’s European Championship to be Available on the Olympic Channel

England Wins First-Ever Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship

July 8, 2019 The first-ever champion of the Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship, June 29 – July 6, was crowned in Prague, Czech Republic. In a close Championship game, England came away with the victory, 9-8, over Germany, becoming the Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Champions. In the third-place game, host nation Czech Republic defeated [...]

By | 2019-07-08T15:52:14+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Men, Regional News|Comments Off on England Wins First-Ever Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship

European Lacrosse Federation and World Lacrosse Partner to Support Officiating Development

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-08T12:23:29+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Development, FIL, Officiating|Comments Off on European Lacrosse Federation and World Lacrosse Partner to Support Officiating Development

Uganda Women’s U19 Team Will Not Compete In 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 July 2019 It is with disappointment that World Lacrosse is announcing today the Uganda Women's U19 Team will not compete in the 2019 World Lacrosse Women's U19 World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario.  Despite numerous extensions to the tournament registration deadline, the Uganda Lacrosse Association has been unable to secure the necessary funding for [...]

By | 2019-07-05T13:17:43+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Uganda Women’s U19 Team Will Not Compete In 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship

Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship Results After Four Days of Competition

July 3, 2019 The 2019 Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship, June 29 – July 6, is currently underway in Prague, Czech Republic. This year marks the first ever European Lacrosse Championship for U20 Men’s. The eight-day tournament, hosted by Czech Lacrosse Union, features teams from eight European nations. Men’s U20 Teams Czech Republic England [...]

By | 2019-07-08T15:52:52+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|Men, Regional News|Comments Off on Men’s U20 Lacrosse European Championship Results After Four Days of Competition

Happy Canada Day, July 1

July 1, 2019 Happy Canada Day to lacrosse enthusiasts across Canada!  We look forward to hosting two World Championships in your wonderful country later this year: 2019 World Lacrosse Women's U19 World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario, August 1-10 2019 World Lacrosse Men's Indoor World Championship in Langley, British Columbia, September 19-28

By | 2019-07-01T18:00:01+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Canada Day, July 1

Japan Crowns Two Champions at the 2019 Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championships

July 1, 2019 On the final day of the Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championships (ASPAC), two champions were crowned after the ten-day tournament in Gyeongju, Korea. The tournament, hosted by Korea Lacrosse Association, featured six Men’s and Women’s teams competing from seven nations. In the Men’s Championship Game, Japan came away with the victory over [...]

By | 2019-07-01T15:48:13+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Men, Regional News, Women|Comments Off on Japan Crowns Two Champions at the 2019 Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championships