The National Lacrosse League (NLL) announces the schedule for its 7th Annual Junior NLL Tournament, a weekend-long competition featuring youth clubs representing their respective NLL teams from both the U.S. and Canada. Teams from three divisions will compete at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre and Glen Abbey Community Centre in Oakville, Ontario from Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25.
“I’m thrilled with the growth of the Junior NLL Tournament which has coincided with the growth of the NLL,” said Rock Owner Jamie Dawick. “We are looking forward to hosting some of the best youth box lacrosse players from across Canada and the U.S. and three great days of competition and camaraderie.”
Players, coaches and staff from the NLL will take part in the weekend, which will kick off with an opening Junior NLL Skills Clinic on Thursday, August 22nd available to all participating players in the tournament. The clinic will be hosted by the Toronto Rock and run by Challen Rogers and Nick Rose, and include goalie-specific instruction.
More details regarding the Junior NLL Tournament can be found below:
Toronto Rock Athletic Centre: 1132 Invicta Drive, Oakville, ON, L6H 6G1
Glen Abbey Community Centre: 1415 Third Line, Oakville, ON, L6M 3G2
Division breakdown by birth year:
- Peewee: Players Born in 2007 or 2008
- Bantam: Players Born in 2005 or 2006
- Midget: Players Born in 2003 or 2004
Full tournament scores and statistics will be available on NLL.com.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 13 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, New England Black Wolves, New York Riptide, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.