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GNLL Pre-Season Youth Box League


2018 League Resources


The Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Boys Youth Spring Box Season (March - April) provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area youth teams compete, learn and grow. 

Participating teams play 6 games at conveniently located regional indoor arenas. Games run hourly on Saturdays & Sundays between 9:00 a.m. at 6:00 p.m. 

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 
    •    Loaner indoor-specific goalie gear

The GNLL Pre-Season Box League is followed by the Spring Field League (April - June) and the Fall Field Season (September - October). 

Age Levels: 14U, 12U, 10U. 

Divisions: A / B levels will be offered if demand allows. Historically, associations have opted to run even-teams instead of A / B. 

Eligibility: The league follows US Lacrosse indoor guidelines. USL membership is required for all players and coaches. Click here for a detailed break-down of the league structure, rules, and requirements. 


League Dates

Regular Season: March 17 - April 22, 2017, Games run on Saturdays & Sundays (6 weekends in total) between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 

Team Registration: November 1 - February 10, 2018

Schedule Release:

February 23, 2018 - First competition schedule draft released
*Associations who are not paid in full, will not be scheduled

February 26, 2018 - Revision requests are due

March 2, 2018 - Final competition schedule released

Teams may request to take spring-break weekends off and have doubleheaders scheduled in their place. 

The GNLL Spring Box Season games may overlap with GNLL Spring Field Season games scheduled in early April (April - June).


Field Locations


*We will also continue to use STMA and Shoreview Arena's if we can get turf installed there.


Team Registration

Regular Season Team Fee: $1350 

*A $250 deposit required for each team registered. Deposits are non-refundable two months prior to the league start date and due at the time of registration. Remaining balances are due March 1, 2018.

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

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. 


Registration

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

Deadline to register is February 10, 2018. A late fee of $100 applied to all registrations received thereafter. 


Team Registration will close at 11:59pm on 2/10/18


2017 League Recap

Northwest:

Becker
Big Lake
Buffalo 
Maple Grove
Monticello
Rogers
St. Cloud 
Sartell / Sauk Rapids
St. Michael-Albertville
Wayzata


South:

Hastings
 

North:

Anoka-Ramsey
Blaine
Champlin (CPYLA)
Coon Rapids
Elk River
Spring Lake Park 
Mounds View


 


West:

Armstrong/Cooper (ACYLA)
C3YLA
Delano
Hopkins/St Louis Park
Minneapolis
Minnetonka  
Mound-Westonka
Orono
Twin Cities Native

East:

Chisago Lakes
Hudson
Forest Lake
White Bear Lake





 


Rural/Other:

ROCORI (Richmond/Cold Springs)


Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman

Executive Director

Phone: 612-877-2566

Mark Hellenack

Mark Hellenack

League Coordinator

Phone: 952-938-2723