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Girls Youth Pre-Season 6s League

The Great Northern Lacrosse (GNLL) Girls Youth Pre-Season 6s League  (March - April) provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area youth teams compete, learn and grow. 

Participating teams play 6 regular season games throughout March & April at conveniently located regional indoor arenas. Games run on Saturdays & Sundays and consist of four 8-minute quarters with a 2 minute half time. 

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: Saturday & Sundays, March 13, 2021 - April 18, 2021. *Off on 4/4 for Easter. Games run between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM.

- Northeast: Northeast Ice Arena (MPLS)/Centennial Ice Arena
- Southeast: Eagan Civic Arena/Hayes Ice Arena (Apple Valley)  
- Northwest: Anoka Ice Arena 
- Southwest: Hopkins Pavilion / St. Louis Park ROC

Divisions: 14U / 12U / 10U

Rules: Modifications to the  World Lacrosse approved "Lacrosse 6s" format.

  • 6v6 (5 Field Players, 1 Goalie)
  • :30 Second Shot Clock (Starts on Possession)
  • Four 8 Minute Quarters
  • Draw At Start of Quarter Only
  • Following Goal, Goalie has :05 Seconds To Put Ball Back In Play
  • 12 Player Roster (2 Coaches Allowed)
  • 60.96 x 25.9 Meters (Modified from 70x36 Meters)

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. 

Regular Season Participation Fee: $1,000 per team

Will open in January

Will be available by Monday March 1

Jing Peng

Jing Peng

Director of Leagues and Events

Phone: 608-395-5312

Team registration deadline is Friday February 19, 2021

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 per team.

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 Friday, March 5, 2021.

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.