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Inaugural BCH FIL Youth Development Clinic To Be Held at World Cup

By | 2017-05-16T10:17:06+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Development, FIL, World Events|

The Federation of International Lacrosse will be hosting the inaugural Balls • Cockerton • Hayes (BCH) Youth Development Clinic during the FIL Rathbones 2017 Women's Lacrosse World Cup on 19 & 20 July in Guilford, England. The BCH FIL Youth Development Program will be hosting clinics at all upcoming world championships. Grants are also available. Find out more [...]

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Officiating Leadership Team Named for 2017 World Cup

By | 2017-05-13T11:18:34+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Officiating, Women|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the appointment of four outstanding individuals to the Women’s Officiating Leadership Team ahead of the FIL Rathbones Women’s World Cup in Guildford, England this July. Joining Stephen Taylor (Women’s Officiating Committee Chair) and Jan Jackson (Women’s Rules Committee Chair) [...]

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FIL Rathbones 2017 Women’s World Cup Schedule Released

By | 2017-05-13T10:40:01+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Women, World Events|

Toronto, Ontario — The Official FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup playing schedule is now available. The 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup will take place between 12-22 July 2017 at Surrey Sports Park. PLAYING SCHEDULE The seeding structure for the FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup has been calculated through use of placing [...]

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FIL Announces Two New Men’s Lacrosse Committee Chairs

By | 2017-05-12T20:10:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|FIL, Men, Officiating|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the appointment of two long-time organization leaders to committee chair positions. Tom Sutton of Eden, New York, has been named Chair of the FIL Men’s Officiating Committee and Brad Scibak, of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been appointed Chair of the Men’s Rules [...]

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Taiwan Awarded Full Member Status

By | 2017-05-12T19:14:46+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Development, FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO – The Taiwan Lacrosse Association (TWLA) has been granted full membership status in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). Bob DeMarco, FIL’s new Director of Development, said that the board was unanimous in its decision. “In a very short time the Taiwan Lacrosse Association has become [...]

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FIL Announces Search for CEO

By | 2017-05-12T19:09:12+00:00 February 7th, 2017|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, CANADA Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) President Stan Cockerton today announced the launch of a search for the organization’s first chief executive officer. As the international governing body of lacrosse, the FIL leads the development of lacrosse throughout the word and conducts quadrennial world championship in five disciplines. “We’re [...]

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