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Champions of Summer

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: Wednesday August 2 - Thursday, August 3, 2023.
Game start times run from 1:00 to 9:00 pm.

Divisions: High School + Youth Association 
Girls: Varsity (Gold/Silver Flights if numbers allow), JV, 14U
Boys: Varsity (Gold/Silver Flights if numbers allow), JV, 14U, 12U
*2023 graduates ARE eligible to play. 

Location: TBD (2022-Maple Grove HS 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 7, 2023 

*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. 

Links to photos

Kenny Jonga

Kenny Jonga

Assistant Director of Leagues and Events

Phone: 512-506-0512

HS Division Champs

HS Boys Gold Varsity HS Boys Silver Varsity HS Boys JV HS Girls Varsity Gold HS Girls Varsity Silver
2020 Chanhassen Eden Prairie Chanhassen Hutchinson
2021 Shakopee Buffalo Lakeville South The Agency
2022 Shakopee Chisago Lakes LAX North Lakeville South

Travel Team Division Champs

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

2022 Confirmed HS Teams - Updated 7/14

Boys Varsity Boys Junior Varsity Girls Varsity
Anoka Buffalo Andover
Buffalo Crisp Anoka
CDH Irondale Armstrong
Dakota Playmakers Laxnorth Buffalo
Duluth Rosemount Champlin
Farmington Shakopee Farmington
Irondale Lakeville South
Owatonna Monticello
Prior Lake Moorehead
Providence New Prague
Rosemount Woodbury

2022 Girls Travel Teams-Updated 7/14

Girls HS Girls 14U
Minnesota Elite HS A Minnesota Elite Black
Minnesota Elite HS B St. Croix Eagles
loons HS A Loons
Loons HS B Yeti
Yeti HS A
Yeti HS B