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2014 Great Pumpkin Shootout

Homegrown Lacrosse will host the 3rd Annual Great Pumpkin Shootout Halloween Tournament at Hopkins West Junior High School and Hopkins High School over the weekend of October 25-26, 2014. The tournament will serve as an optional end of season play-off opportunity for association based teams taking part in our 2014 Lakes Legues as well as a competitive fall preview for some of the regions top college teams. 

Locations & Divisions

  • Boys U11
  • Boys U13 
  • Boys U15 
  • Boys H.S. Open
  • Boy's H.S. Varsity
  • Women's College / Post Collegiate
  • Men's College

Location: All games will take place at Hopkins West Junior High School and Hopkins High School. 

Tournament amenities: 

  • Certified UMLOA officials
  • Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 
  • Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers
  • End-line balls  
  • Access to water for team water bottles
  • Online team statistics, standings, schedules and updates 
  • Convenient Parking


Each team is guaranteed four games over the two days of the tournament. Teams play in round robin pools on Saturday and then play-off brackets on Sunday.

Teams will be awarded 3 points for a regulation win, 2 points for an overtime win, 1 point for an overtime loss, and no points for a regulation loss.  Number of points will determine standings for playoff rounds.   Head to head will be used as a tie-breaker, followed by goals against if there is still a tie in the standings. 

The games will be four 12 minute running quarters. High school games will follow National Federation of High School Rules. Collegiate games will follow NCAA rules. 

And Much More....

More than just competition, The Shootout will also host a number of incredibly fun team and community activities: 
  • Team costume contest: Costumes should be designed to be field legal and should be worn during their games. The winning team will win a team set of Great Pumpkin Shootout T-Shirts. 
  • Team Lax-O-Lantern carving competition: Each team can collect one pumpkin at the pumpkin smashing booth on Saturday! Teams will carve away on Saturday evening to create a lacrosse inspired design and return their pumpkins on Sunday for judging.  The winning Lax-O-Lantern will earn a set of t-shirts for their team.
  • Huckin' Pumpkins Accuracy Challenege: An individual challenge that pits lacrosse ball vs. pumpkin, players are given 5 shots and must hit on 3 of 5 to win prizes, glory and most importantly to show the pumpkins whose boss. 
  • Intro Lacrosse Clinic: Times and registration TBA. 

Team Registration

Registration is offered on a first come, first serve basis. 

The cost is $750 for teams participating in HGL Fall Lakes Leagues, $850 for non-league teams and $950 for college / post collegiate teams. Currently youth and high school registration is only open to teams participating in our Boys Fall Lakes League. Any open remaining spots will be offered to non-league teams after August 20, 2014. 

All fees are payable by check to Homegrown Lacrosse and should be mailed with team registration form to Homegrown Lacrosse, 779 Raymond Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114. 

To Register: 

  1. Complete the Team Administrator Online Registration form here. 
  2. Mail in your team(s) deposit of $200 per team. Your team's space in the league or tournament is not reserved until admin registration has been complete and deposits have been received. 
  3. Once the admin registration and deposits have been received, you will be sent instructions on how your players can register with Homegrown. You will then need to have the parents or guardians of your players register with Homegrown Lacrosse online (there is no cost to register). The registration is used to verfiy USLacrosse membership, collect emergency contact information and player liability waivers. Administrators will be provided with access to their team's registration so that they can monitor who has completed their forms. 
  4. Submit final team roster assignments (*for associations / admins who are running multiple teams only) and remaining league / tournament dues no later than October 15, 2014 
  5. Tournament schedule will be posted by October 15 2014

Click here

Team registration begins on January 27, 2014.

Tournament Directors

Jesse Brown

Brent Walby

Team Registration

Coach Registration

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*Participants already registered in HGL's Fall Lakes League do not need to complete.

Player Registration

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*Participants already registered in HGL's Fall Lakes League do not need to complete.

Confirmed Teams

*Only teams who have complete registration and submitted deposits are listed and open for player registration. 

Boys U11 Division:

Prior Lake U11

Rosemount U11

Boys U13 Division:


Fargo U13

Hudson U13

Lakeville U13

Maple Grove U13

Prior Lake Gold U13

Prior Lake Navy U13

Rosemount U13

Shakopee U13

Stillwater U13

St. Paul U13

Waconia U13

White Bear Lake U13

Boys U15 Division:


Eagan U15

Forest Lake U15

Hudson U15

Maple Grove U15

Prior Lake U15

Rosemount U15

Spring Lake Park U15

St. Paul U15

Confirmed Teams

*Only teams who have complete registration and submitted deposits are listed and open for player registration. 

Boys U17 Open Division: 

Champlin Park Open

Eagan Open

East Ridge Open

Edina Open

Prior Lake Open

Wayzata Open

Boys U17 Varsity Division: 

Apple Valley Varsity

Benilde St. Margarets Varsity

Centennial Varsity

Champlin Park Varsity

Chanhassen Varsity

Eagan Varsity

East Ridge Varsity

Edina Varsity

Fargo Varsity

Prior Lake Varsity

Rosemount Varsity

Totino-Grace Varsity

Wayzata Varsity

Women's Collegiate/Post Collegiate Division: