Originally designed in 2009 to provide an end of summer tournament experience for area high school summer teams, Champions of Summer was brought back in 2020 to try and make up for the season that we lost.
Dates: Tuesday-Wednesday, July 30-31, 2024.
Game start times run from 1:00 to 9:00 pm.
Divisions: High School
Girls: Varsity (Gold/Silver Flights if numbers allow), JV
Boys: Varsity (Gold/Silver Flights if numbers allow), JV
*2024 graduates ARE eligible to play.
Location: Maple Grove HS/Fernbrook Fields
Format: Two day 4-game guarantee with two 22 minute halves and a two minute half time.
Pool play with advancement to championship brackets.
Team Participation Fee: $1175 for Association/HS Team Tournament
The following will be provided for each game:
• Certified Officials
• Certified EMT's equipped with AED's
• Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers
• Online standings, schedules, and updates
• Tournament and Homegrown Lacrosse Apparel for Purchase
Eligibility: The tournament follows USA Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines according to the 2023-2024 school year however graduated Seniors ARE allowed to play in HS divisions but not in travel team divisions. USAL membership is NOT required for players or coaches.
High school coaches who plan to coach their spring teams need to work with their athletic directors to obtain an MSHSL summer coaching waiver.
Team Registration Deadline: Friday July 5, 2024
*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.
|HS Boys Gold Varsity||HS Boys Silver Varsity||HS Boys JV||HS Girls Varsity Gold||HS Girls Varsity Silver|
|2021||Shakopee||Buffalo||Lakeville South||The Agency|
|2022||Shakopee||Chisago Lakes||LAX North||Lakeville South|
|2023||Farmington||East Ridge||Lax North||Lakeville South||MNGLAX|
|Boys 14U Gold||Boys 14U Silver||Boys 12U||Girls HS A||Girls HS B||Girls 14U||Girls 12U|
|2020||MN Chill 2024||Castaways||St. Croix Eagles Red||True MN 2022||True MN 2024|
|2021||True MN||Team Poseidon||Minnesota Elite 17U White||Minnesota Elite White||Lax Monkey|
|Boys Varsity||Boys Junior Varsity||Girls Varsity|
|Irondale||Hill Murray||Lakeville South|
|St. Paul/Two Rivers||St. Paul/Two Rivers|