2019 Bantam Challenge Information!


Jul. 12, 2019


The Alberta Lacrosse Association is pleased to invite you to the Bantam Challenge. The Bantam Challenge is a full weekend focused on box and field lacrosse training with elite-level coaches. The Bantam Challenge is a development event that is offered every two years as part of our High-Performance program. Athletes from the Bantam Challenge move forward to our Team Alberta U15 field program and our Team Alberta Midget box program. The Bantam Challenge serves as a foundation of the ALA’s development process and we are excited to have you join us this August.

Tentative Schedule

Friday (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

6:00 - 6:15 - Warm-Up [Field]

6:15 - 6:45 - Linear Speed [Field]

6:45 - 7:15 - Lateral Agility [Field]

7:15 - 7:45 - Conditioning [Field]

Saturday (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Technical Box [Floor]

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Snack

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Tactical Box [Floor]

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Film [Meeting Room]

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Game Situations [Floor]

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Scrimmages [Floor]

Sunday (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Technical Field [Field]

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Snack

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Tactical Field [Field]

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Film [Meeting Room]

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Game Situations & Scrimmages [Field]

Confirmed Coaches

Dallas Smith - Team Alberta U15 Head Coach, Vimy Lacrosse Program Director, Played Jr A for the Sherwood Park Titans, NCAA lacrosse player at Binghamton University, ALA Coach Developer, Former Executive Director of Manitoba Lacrosse, Head Coach Hannover Germany.

Travis Gibbons - Played Junior A for the Orangeville Northmen (Minto Cup), Jr. B with the Owen Sound Northstars, NCAA lacrosse player at Canisius College (MAAC Champions, NCAA tournament appearance), Brock University- All Canadian, Current player for the Senior B Calgary Mountaineers, ALA Lacrosse Ambassador

Nick Brown - Played Junior B and Senior B for Owen Sound Northstars. Head Coach for Alberta Summer Games 2014, 2016, 2018. ALA Lacrosse Ambassador.

Trey Christensen - Head Coach Red Deer Rampage Jr B, 3-time Midget Provincial Gold medalist, Founders Cup Silver Medalist, ALA Lacrosse Ambassador,

To register please visit:https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=86015588

Thank you for your support!