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GNLL Boys H.S. Winter League

The Boy's High School Winter Field Season provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area high school players can compete, learn and grow. 

Participating teams play 14 regular season games  running November - March at conveniently located regional host sites. Games run hourly on Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. *Times vary by site 

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 Winter Field Season is preceded by the Fall Field Season (September-October) and followed by the Summer Box Season (April-July).

Divisions: Varsity & Varsity Prep

Eligibility: Open to boys in grades 8 - 12 (Based on 2017-2018 school year). The league follows US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines. US Lacrosse membership is required for all players and coaches.

League Dates

Regular Season: November 19 - March 4, 2017 (Off on November 26th, December 24th & December 31st)*Games run on Sundays between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Team Registration: May 15 - November 11, 2017 

Schedule Release:

October 31, 2017 - First competition schedule draft released 
*Associations who are not paid in full, will not be scheduled

November 3, 2017 - Revision requests are due

November 7, 2017 - Final competition schedule released, and the schedule is sent to UMLOA for games to be assigned.

Field Locations


  • Providence Academy Dome, Plymouth


  • Augsburg College, Minneapolis.
  • Concordia University Sea Foam Dome, St. Paul.


  • Vadnais Heights Sports Complex

*Sites are subject to change. Capacity within each arena / region is limited. Team slots are awarded on a first come first serve basis. 

League Fees

Regular Season Team Fee: $4,900

*A $1000 deposit required for each team registered. Deposits are due at the time of registration and become non-refundable two-months prior to league start date. Remaining balances are due November 11th, 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. 


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 October 27, 2017. A late fee of $100 applied to all registrations received thereafter. 

2017 / 2018 Registered Teams

Providence Academy:


Elk River
Champlin Park
STMA Varsity

Concordia / Augsburg:


Park Cottage Grove
St Thomas Academy
Minneapolis/Roseville/St Paul/Woodbury

Vadnais Heights: 


Duluth United
Hill Murray / Forrest Lake
Chisago Lakes
Mahtomedi Varsity
Mahtomedi JV

Christopher Sherman

Christopher Sherman

Executive Director

Phone: 612-877-2566

Mark Hellenack

Mark Hellenack


Phone: 952-938-2723