Encore Brand, Combining Cultures with Japan Lacrosse

Encore Brand, Combining Cultures with Japan Lacrosse


Encore Brand Lacrosse and The Crease Monkeys traveled to Toyko, Japan, for an epic dive into the Japan lacrosse scene. The trip was full of great sightseeing, an historical winter storm, a game changing clinic at the National Institute of Science and a battle between the Japan National team and the Crease Monkeys. Read More…

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National Lacrosse Participation Nears 750,000



BALTIMORE — A record total of 746,859 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2013, as reported in the annual US Lacrosse Participation Report released today. The growth rate from last year (722,205) was 3.4 percent and youth participation topped 400,000 for the first time ever. The 403,770 youth participants represent over half of the total playing population and youth participation grew 3.6 percent over 2012. Roughly two-thirds of the youth participants are boys (265,428) and more players came from New York (55,298) than any other state. Read More…

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Lacrosse Equipment Exchange for European Players



My good friend in Germany asked for my help in promoting Facebook pages specific to equipment exchange. In Europe, equipment is very hard to come by, especially inexpensive equipment. The best solution was to create a landing page for lacrosse enthusiasts to buy, sell, and trade easily. Read More…

The Uganda Lacrosse Team Isn’t Messing Around

The Uganda Lacrosse Team Isn't Messing Around


The 38 teams will be a record for the FIL World Championship, surpassing the mark of 29 set for the 2010 championship in Manchester, England. The last time the U.S. hosted the world championship, in 1998 in Baltimore, there were only 11 nations competing. Read More…

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Dutch National Team Announces North American Tryouts

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AMSTERDAM, NL — The Men’s Dutch National Lacrosse Team announced North American based tryouts for any players interested in being a part of the 2014 World Championship Team. Tryouts will take place on the weekend of April 5 and 6 at two separate locations. Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse National Team Releases Roster

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(Istanbul, Turkey)- The Turkey Lacrosse Association is proud to announce that Turkey will be participating in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships this July 10th-19th in Denver, Colorado, USA. This will be Turkey’s first appearance at the World Lacrosse Championships which is held every 4 years. The 2018 men’s World Lacrosse Championships will be held in Manchester, England. Read More…

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Hong Kong Men’s Lacrosse Team Named for World Championships in Denver

Hong Kong Men's Lacrosse Team


HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Lacrosse Association (HKLA) has named the 23 players who will represent Hong Kong at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships (10 – 19 July). Read More…

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Turkey Lacrosse World Games Intern Program



The Turkey Lacrosse Association is looking for three (3) High School or University students to intern at the World Lacrosse Championships this July in Denver, Co USA. Come be part of the largest and most important international lacrosse event with 38 national teams from around the globe competing to be World Champion. Read More…

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FIL Announces World Championship Schedule

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BALTIMORE — The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the complete schedule and division alignments for the 2014 FIL Men’s World Championship, which takes place July 10-19 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., the “Official Competition City” for the world championship. Read More…

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Israel Men’s national Team Schedule Released



TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team is getting ready for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships. The blue-and-white will begin preparation for its world debut with a March 16th exhibition game against 9th-ranked Ireland, on Sunday, March 16th at 2:00pm. The game will be held at Centre Island Beach Park in Bayville, NY. Admission is free of charge. Read More…

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