The Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Girls Fall Field Season provides a fun, safe, and supportive environment where area youth players can compete, learn and grow.
Participating High School teams play 6 regular season games throughout September & October at conveniently located regional host sites. Games consist of two 20-minute halves. Participating teams may also opt-in and receive priority registration for our end of season Great Pumpkin Shootout Tournament (GPS).
The league provides the following for each game:
• Certified MLUA officials
• Certified EMT's equipped with AED's
• Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers
• Mobile-responsive schedules, statistics, and standings.
Regular Season: 4 week season: Sundays, September 13, 2020 - October 4, 2020. Games run between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, on Sundays.
End of Season GPS Tournament (Optional) : October 10 - 11, 2020. Locations TBD. 4-game guarantee. Pool play with advancement to championship brackets. 1 Champion crowned for each division.
2020 Locations May Include:
North: Lion's Park, New Brighton/Irondale HS
East: Concordia University St. Paul/St. Paul Central HS/McMurray
Divisions: Varsity & JV
* IMPORTANT* Rosters currently capped at 14 including coaches.
Rules: NFHS Lacrosse Rules with MN Offseason Guidelines
Eligibility: Open to girls in grades 8 - 12 (Based on 2020-2021 school year). The league follows US Lacrosse Age & Eligibility Guidelines. US Lacrosse membership is required for all players and coaches.
Regular Season Fee: $720 per team. *Fully Refundable.
End of Season GPS Tournament Fee: $750 per team. $100 discount for any teams that participate in the GNLL 2020 Fall League.
*Important Covid Guidelines*
Reminder that we ask families to limit ONE spectator PER player to help us stay within facility guidelines and MDH required group sizes.
Along with that, all spectators/coaches/officials/players/field staff are asked to respect general MDH guidelines along with using common sense and respecting others’ and their space.
All coaches are asked to wear masks while on the sidelines coaching. Spectators are asked to enter the premises right before games start to limit gatherings and asked to wear masks if directly on the sidelines and within 6 feet of others. If spectators are watching from a distance, they are not required.
Players are asked to wear masks to the field as well as they enter the group setting until they start warming up. If they are substitutes, they are not required to wear masks but please be conscious of requesting players to give each other distance when possible.
All teams are asked to leave the sidelines immediately following the end of games if they are done playing to allow the new teams playing to have their space.
Team registration deadline: Friday August 21, 2020
Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registrations received after the deadline are not guaranteed to be scheduled and will incur a $100 late fee
A $250 deposit is required for each team registered. Deposits are non-refundable and due at the time of registration. Teams are not considered fully registered until deposit payments are received. The remaining balance is due no later than August 31, 2020.
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.