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The Philippines Lacrosse Association (PLA) is a 501(c)3 pending, non-profit organization whose mission is to introduce, develop and grow the sport of lacrosse in the Philippines. The members of our association are Filipinos whose love of lacrosse has committed us to grow the game in the Philippines. It is our vision that one day, lacrosse will be played throughout the Philippines at all levels and will be governed by the Philippines Lacrosse Association as the National Sports Association for lacrosse in the Philippines.
In recent years, international lacrosse has grown rapidly, under the governance of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). It is the vision of the FIL that “Lacrosse is recognized and played by all countries world-wide and is an Olympic sport.” What was once primarily a North American sport has spread to 50 countries world-wide with international competition culminating in the FIL sanctioned World Lacrosse Championships. It is our goal is to do our part to help make the vision of the FIL a reality by developing lacrosse in the Philippines and one day field a national team to represent the Philippines in international competition.
The goals of the Philippines Lacrosse Association:
- Introduce, develop and grow the sport of lacrosse in the Philippines.
- Establish the Philippines Lacrosse Association as the National Governing Body/National Sports Association for lacrosse in the Philippines.
- Fund raise to support growth of lacrosse in the Philippines.
- Develop a Philippines National Team.