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2022 Canada Summer Games Tryout Camp Dates & Times (posted Sept 16) - click here

GIRLS:  Friday October 8 & Saturday October 9, 2021

BOYS:  Sunday October 10 & Monday October 11, 2021

Location: Langley Events Centre Fieldhouse 7888 - 200 Street, Langley, BC

 

For out-of-town participants, Sandman Signature & Sandman Hotel (Langley) booking information - click here

 

Canada Games 2022 Information:

2022 Canada Summer Games Website - click here

2022 Canada Summer Games Box Lacrosse Page - click here

NEW Canada Summer Games Brand - click here

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games Date Announcement - click here

 

Quick Facts:

Box Lacrosse returns to the Canada Summer Games program after originally being on the program in 1969 and 1985.  Box Lacrosse will be featured at the 2022 Canada Games taking place in Ontario's Niagara Region - August 6-21, 2022.  Female and Male Box Lacrosse teams will compete in the 2022 Games. 

 

Player Eligibility:

  • BCLA Registered Box Lacrosse Athletes (2021 Box Season and 2022 Box Season).
  • Age Eligibility - 17U Female and 17U Male - Birth years 2005, 2006, 2007.
  • Canada Games Council Eligibility Policy - click here

Player Information and Registration:

2022 Canada Summer Games Tryout Camp Registration Form (17U Female & Male) - click here

 

Canada Games 2022 Dates:

  • 17U Female - August 5-14, 2022 (including travel dates - Aug. 5 & 14)
  • 17U Male - August 14-22, 2022 (including travel dates - Aug. 14 & 22)

More information about Coaches, Player Information & Training to come

 

2022 Canada Summer Games Coach Announcement - click here

 

Additional Player information to come


History Facts about Lacrosse in the Canada Games:

 

 

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Halifax-Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

August 16-24, 1969

  • 1969 was the inaugural year for lacrosse at the Canada Summer Games.
  • Lacrosse - British Columbia beat Ontario 17-15 in the Gold Medal Game.
  • BC was the Grandview Legion Junior B team from South Vancouver-Trout Lake.  Team was made up of 17-19 year olds.
  • Ontario was the Rexdale Warriors Junior A team made up of 19-21 year olds.
  • The Grandview Legion team would eventually turn into the Burnaby Cablevision.

YouTube Game Clips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfT84fcW2-E

 

 

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A big thank you to Nick Delmonico for the archives

Fun 1969 Lacrosse Facts:

 

  • BCLA Registration was approx. 4,000 athletes
  • Mann Cup - Brooklin Redmen (ON), MVP - Bill Squires
  • Minto Cup - Oshawa Green Gaels (ON), MVP - Jim Higgs
  • President's Cup - Nanaimo Luckies (BC)
  • Founder's Cup - Vancouver Grandview (BC)

St. John, New Brunswick

August 11-24, 1985

 

  • The 1985 Canada Games were almost called off because of a labor dispute, but an agreement was met in the 11th hour.
  • Prime Minister Brian Mulroney officially declared the 1985 Canada Games underway in front of a crowd of 12,000 people at Canada Games Stadium.
  • Lacrosse - British Columbia defeated Ontario in the Gold Medal Game.
  • BC was the Victoria Seasprays coached by Victoria's Brian Spaven.
  • Paul and Gary Gait headed up this strong BC Team.

 

   

A big thank you to Grant Hamilton for the archives

Fun 1985 Lacrosse Facts:

 

  • BCLA Registration was approx. 4,300 athletes
  • Mann Cup - Brooklin Redmen (ON), MVP - Wayne Colley
  • Minto Cup - Whitby Warriors (ON), MVP - Paul Gait
  • President's Cup - North Shore Indians (BC), MVP - Ben Hieltjes
  • Founder's Cup - Scarborough Saints (ON)

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