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2018 Minnesota Meltdown

The Minnesota Meltdown is an opportunity for High School Varsity, Junior Varsity and/or Prep team(s) to participate in two scrimmages in the beginning of April to prepare for the start of the high school regular season.

The tournament provides the following for each game:  
    •    Certified UMLOA officials
    •    Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 
    •    Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers

Each scrimmage is ran in accordance with the MSHSL Scrimmage Policy.

Eligibility: Open to players in grades 8 - 12 (Based on 2017-2018 school year)

Boys - Varsity / JV / Prep
Girls - Varsity / JV 

The Meltdown also allows your team to be a part of the larger Minnesota Lacrosse community. All proceeds from the event benefit Homegrown Lacrosse's In-School P.E. programming through an investment in Coach Across America Americorps coaches. With your participation, you are making a commitment to help support the growth of the game across the state and to provide the game as an opportunity for young men and women to set goals and learn about themselves as leaders. 

Event Details

Event Dates: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Event Times: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Team Registration Deadline: March 15, 2018

Schedule Release: March 25, 2018

Location: McMurray Fields - City of Saint Paul

Event Fees

Team Fee: $490 per team

*A $100 deposit is required for each team registered. Deposits are non-refundable and due at the time of registration. The remaining balance is due by Sunday, March 25, 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. 


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 March 15, 2018. A late fee of $75 applied to all registrations received thereafter. 

Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman

Executive Director of GNLL

Phone: (612) 877-2566