Box Lacrosse is played throughout the Province and is coordinated by LGBs (Local Governing Bodies). The LGBs work alongside the ALA to support and operate the programs across the Province. To learn more about the sport of Box Lacrosse please click on the link below to watch a great video on the sport.
Alberta participates in the 17U Box Lacrosse, 14U Female Box Lacrosse, U15 Men's Field Lacrosse, and U19 Women's Field Lacrosse National Championships that are hosted yearly by the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA). Teams from Alberta are selected through a try-out process. More information about Team Alberta the Minor and Field Lacrosse National Championships can be found here.
Sanctioned Camps and Events
Alberta Lacrosse Sanctioning is a designation given to camps and events that have adopted a set of operational and safety standards set forward by Alberta Lacrosse. Through the adoption of the sanctioned standards, camps and events commit to providing the best possible lacrosse experience for participants. Upcoming camps and events can be found here.
Sportsmanship, Honour, and Safety
Alberta Lacrosse encourages and promotes good sportsmanship among all boys and girls players, with an emphasis on safety and a respect for the game.
No sport has grown faster at the NCAA level over the past decade than lacrosse and club lacrosse is growing just as fast. A record 170 teams played NCAA Division I lacrosse (67 men's, 103 women's) in 2016.
Players interested in playing varsity lacrosse in college should visit the NCAA website and review the Guide for College-Bound Student-Athletes.
The Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) is an association of men's field lacrosse teams connected with several universities in Ontario and Québec. Teams compete in the fall with league playoffs typically in early November.