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Luxembourg Approved as 59th Member

By | 2017-09-05T06:43:53+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Development|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) announces that Luxembourg has become its 59th member nation. Luxembourg was approved via a vote of federation members during its General Assembly meetings in Guildford, England in July. The meetings took place following the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. [...]

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Four receive international lacrosse awards

By | 2017-09-05T06:45:36+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Development|

2017 FIL Development Award recipients from right to left: Scott Neiss, Jess Evans, Sarah Lin and Storm Trentham. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, N.Y.—Four members of the international lacrosse community have been named recipients of this year’s Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Development Awards. The awards are given annually to those who have [...]

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Qatar is FIL’s 58th Member

By | 2017-09-05T06:49:23+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Development|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) announces that Qatar is officially its 58th member nation. Qatar was approved, as was Greece (57th member), via a postal vote of federation members in May 2017. Bob DeMarco "The Federation of International Lacrosse welcomes Qatar as [...]

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Greece Becomes FIL’s 57th Member

By | 2017-09-05T06:49:31+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Development|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ONTARIO—The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) announces that Greece has been approved to become its 57th member nation in a May 2017 postal vote of federation members. Bob DeMarco "I am pleased to welcome Greece as our 57th member. It is very special having [...]

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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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Mike Elefante receives 2016 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-09-05T06:47:47+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Development|

(COQUITLAM, BC) Mike Elefante received the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2016 International Lacrosse Development Committee Award (ILDC) on Saturday, July 16, 2016. […]

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Kentaro Shimizu receives 2016 FIL Development Award

By | 2017-09-05T06:48:01+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Development|

(COQUITLAM, BC) Bob DeMarco, Chair of the Development Committee for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), is pleased to announce that Kentaro Shimizu has been selected to receive a 2016 FIL International Lacrosse Development Committee (ILDC) Award. After months of deliberation, Shimizu was selected because of his contributions as an international lacrosse referee and clinician [...]

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