26 Jun 2015

2016 World Youth Tournament

http://filacrosse.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/2016_world_youth1.jpg2016 World Youth Tournament

(COQUITLAM, BC) The U19 Men’s World Championship organizers are excited to host two Youth Invitational Tournaments to be held in conjunction with the FIL 2016 U19 Men’s World Championships.

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U19 Girls
July 9-11, 2016

U15 Boys
July 13-15, 2016

Coquitlam Town Centre

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Tournament Categories

There are two categories for the youth tournament: a U19 Girls Division and a U15 Boys Division for teams from around the world.

U19 Girls

  • Teams may consist of more than 18 players, but only 18 players may take part in any one specific game.
  • To be eligible, the player must be born on or before Dec. 31, 1997 (updated May 29, 2015).
  • Game length will be two 25-minute halves.

U15 Boys

  • Teams may consist of more than 23 players, but only 23 players may take part in one specific game.
  • To be eligible, the player must be born on or before Dec. 31, 2001 (updated June 27, 2015).
  • Game length will be four 15-minute quarters.
  • We are likely going to have two divisions: an elite division and a club division.
 

Tournament Registration

All teams are required to pay a team registration fee of $1,500 CAD at the time of team registration, which includes:

  • U19 Men’s World Championship tournament pass for each player.
  • Tournament Tote.
  • Minimum 5 games.
  • Tournament turf fields and all officials.
  • First aid.
  • Youth tournament schedule and scores will be posted on the World Championship website www.2016worldlax.com.
  • The tournament fee is payable to “2016 Under 19 World Lacrosse Society.”

Team Registration Deadline – Jan. 31, 2016
Limited space is available

 

Verifying Eligibility

Player Proof of Age: Passports, birth certificates, or other government-issued IDs are required for player verification by tournament staff when the team checks in.

Coaches: Team coaches need to be duly certified by their regional governing lacrosse association, or equivalent. This will be verified by tournament staff.

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For more information, please email Dirk Rachfall, tournament director, at dirkr@2016worldlax.com

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About the FIL

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 52 member nations and holds five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor.) The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.

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