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GNLL Boys H.S. Summer Box League

2018 Season Resources

The Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Boys HS Summer Box Season provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area teams compete, learn and grow. 

Participating teams play 7 regular season games throughout June, July, and August at conveniently located outdoor rinks. Games run hourly on weeknights between 6:00 and 10:30 p.m. The league follows USL / NFHS box lacrosse guidelines.  

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 Summer High School Box Season is followed by the Fall Field Season (September - October) and the Winter Field Season (November - March). 

Divisions: Junior-A / Junior-B

Eligibility: Open to boys in grades 8 - 12 (Based on 2017-2018 school year). Graduated seniors are not eligible and are instead encouraged to participate in our Men's Summer League. USL membership is required for all players and coaches. 

League Dates

Regular Season: June 19, 2017 - August 10, 2017 (Off July 3 - 7,2017)
*Games run between 6:00 and 10:30 p.m. Junior-A Games run on Mondays and Tuesdays  Junior-B Games run on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

Team Registration:  April 20 - May 29, 2017.

Schedule Release:

June 5, 2017 - First competition schedule draft released 
*Associations who are not paid in full, will not be scheduled

June 9, 2017 - Revision requests are due

June 12, 2017 - Final competition schedule released


*Locations are tentative / subject to change

League Fees

Regular Season Team Fee: $1750

*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 June 1, 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. 

Free Agents

Free Agent registration is available for players whose high school teams are not sponsoring teams. Free agents are paired with other nearby high school teams who are looking to fill roster openings. Participation fees vary by team and average between $150 and $250 per player. We make every possible attempt to place all free agents but cannot guarantee it. 


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 . A late fee of $75 applied to all registrations received thereafter. 

Christopher Sherman

Christopher Sherman

Executive Director

Phone: 612-877-2566