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GNLL Boys H.S. Fall Field League

2017 Fall GNLL Resources

The Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Boys High School Fall Field Season provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area high school players can compete, learn and grow. 

Participating teams play 10 regular season games throughout September & October at conveniently located regional host sites. Games run hourly on Sundays between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Participating teams also receive priority registration for our end of season Great Pumpkin Shootout Tournament

The league provides the following for each game:  
    •    Certified UMLOA officials
    •    Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 
    •    Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers
    •    Online team statistics, standings, schedules and updates 

The GNLL Fall Field Season is preceded by the Summer Box Season (April - July) and followed by the Winter Field Season (March - April).

Divisions: Varsity & JV

Eligibility: Open to boys in grades 8 - 12 (Based on 2017-2018 school year). The league follows US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines. US Lacrosse membership is required for all players and coaches.

League Dates

Regular Season: September 10, 2017 - October 15, 2017, *Games run on Sundays between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 

Team Registration:  May 15 - August 11, 2017

Schedule Release:

August 15, 2017 - First competition schedule draft released 
*Associations who are not paid in full, will not be scheduled

August 18, 2017 - Revision requests are due

August 22, 2017 - Final competition schedule released

Great Pumpkin Shootout Tournament: October 28 - 29, 2016 @ The National Sports Center. Team participation is optional. 

The GNLL Youth Fall Field Season runs in tandem with the Homegrown Fall Premier Box League Season. Premier teams have 1 to 2 weeknight training sessions and games on Saturdays (*Schedules vary by age level). Players are able and encouraged to participate in both. 

Field Locations


  • Irondale High School 
  • Edgewood Park, Moundsview
  • Vadnais Heights Sports Center


  • Burnsville High School
  • Rahn Park, Eagan 


  • Wayzata High School
  • Minnetonka High School

*Sites are subject to change. Capacity within each arena / region is limited. Team slots are awarded on a first come first serve basis. 

League Fees

Regular Season Team Fee: $2600

Great Pumpkin Shootout Team Fee: $825

*A $500 deposit is required for each team registered. Deposits are non-refundable and due at the time of registration. Remaining is balance due by August 28, 2017. 

The Great Northern Lacrosse League is a subsidiary of Homegrown Lacrosse which is a registered 501c(3) non-profit organization. Team fees cover facility, officials, EMT, field staff, equipment and league administration costs. Additional proceeds and sponsorships sustain, expand and develop service based initiatives throughout the region. 


Leagues and events often fill to capacity. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first serve basis. Teams are not considered fully registered until deposit payments are received. 

Deadline to register is August 11, 2017. A late fee of $75 applied to all registrations received thereafter. 

Team Registration will close at 11:59pm on 8/11/2017.

2017 Fall Season Participants


Apple Valley
Forest Lake
Lakeville South
Osseo Park Center

Junior Varsity/Prep

Eagan Green
Eagan Blue
East Ridge High School
Forest Lake
Lakeville South
Wayzata Gold
Wayzata White

Christopher Sherman

Christopher Sherman

Executive Director

Phone: 612-877-2566

Mark Hellenack

Mark Hellenack


Phone: 952-938-2723