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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 regular season 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 breakdown of the league structure, rules, and requirements. 


League Dates

Regular Season: March 17 - April 22, 2018 *Games run on Saturdays & Sundays between 8:00 AM and 8:30 PM 

Team Registration: November 1 - February 10, 2018

Schedule Release:

February 14, 2018 - First competition schedule draft released
February 16, 2018 - Revision requests are due

February 23, 2018 - Final competition schedule released

- Teams must submit their spring break dates during registration
- The GNLL Spring Box Season games may overlap with GNLL Spring Field Season games scheduled in early April (April - June).


Field Locations

Northeast:

  • Centennial Ice Arena
  • Northeast Ice Arena (MPLS)
  • Tartan Ice Arena

Northwest:

  • Anoka Ice Arena
  • Buffalo Civic Center

Southeast:

  • Hayes Ice Arena (Apple Valley)
  • Cottage Grove Ice Arena
  • Tartan Ice Arena

Southwest:

  • Braemar Ice Arena
  • Chaska Community Center
  • Hopkins Pavilion

League Fees

Regular Season Team Fee: $1200

*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.

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