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2017 Champions of Summer

2017 Schedule is now Live!

Click on the link above for the schedule

**Pre-Sale T-Shirt Price: $20 | Deadline 6/14/17

T-Shirt Price at the Tournament: $25

Champions of Summer is Great Northern Lacrosse's way of bringing together the expanding Minnesota lacrosse community to celebrate the conclusion of the GNLL Youth Spring Season.

The tournament is open to all Youth teams that participated in the 2017 GNLL Spring Boys Youth season. Participating youth teams are guaranteed at least 4 games over the course of the weekend at conveniently located regional host sites.

The tournament 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 

Eligibility: The league follows US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines. USL membership is required for all players and coaches. Click here for a detailed break-down of additional rules and requirements. 

Divisions: 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U

Event Details

Tournament Date: June 17-18, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to -  8:00 p.m.

Team Registration:  April 24 - May 26, 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 tournament schedule released

Location: The Tournament will take place at 2 locations: Anoka High School and St. Michael-Albertville (STMA)

Includes: Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 4 games throughout the weekend, with a champion for each age and division crowned at the end

Team Registration

Tournament Fee: $625 per team

*8U Tournament Fee: $400

*A $250 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. 

This events often fills to capacity. Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first serve basis.

Homegrown Lacrosse 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. 


Divisions & Location

Anoka High School:

3939 North 7th Avenue

Anoka, MN. 55303



8U – Pool 1 and Pool 2

10U – Bronze Pool Bracket

12UB – Silver Pool Bracket and Bronze Pool Bracket

14UB – Silver Pool Bracket and Bronze Pool Bracket


St. Michael - Albertville Middle School East:

4862 Naber Ave

St Michael, MN. 55376



10U – Silver Pool Bracket, Gold Pool - 1 Bracket, Gold Pool - 2 Bracket

12UB – Gold Pool Bracket

12UA – Gold Pool Bracket

14UB – Gold Pool Bracket

14UA – Gold Pool Bracket

Misc Info and Resources

Christopher Sherman

Christopher Sherman

Executive Director

Phone: 612-877-2566

Mark Hellenack

Mark Hellenack


Phone: 952-938-2723