The Great Pumpkin Shootout is our way of bringing together the expanding Upper-Midwest lacrosse community to celebrate fall and wrap-up our the Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Fall Field Season. Since it's inception in 2012, the event has grown to include over 75 teams and 3,000 participants each year.
2020 Event Dates:
Saturday & Sunday, October 10 - 11, 2020 - Open to Boys/Girls High School and Association Teams Only
Location: National Sports Center, Blaine MN
Divisions: Boys/Girls Varsity, JV, 14U, 12U. Boys 10U
Cost: $1125 per boys team. $750 per girl's high school teams.
- $150 discount for boys teams / $100 discount for girls teams that participate in the 2020 GNLL Fall League.
- $650 for boys 10U teams, league discount does not apply.
- $550 for Girls 12U and 14U Divisions which play a single day 3-game guarantee on Oct 10.
Saturday & Sunday, October 24- 25, 2020 - Open to Travel / Select Teams Only
Location: *Updated October 19*
Girls- National Sports Center: 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Boys Youth- McMurray Fields : 1151 Wynne Ave, St Paul, MN 55103
Boys HS-Wayzata HS Turf: 4955 Peony Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55446
Divisions: Boys/Girls HS Gold (2021 & 2022's), Boys/Girls HS Silver (2023 & 2024's), Boys/Girls 14U, Boys/Girls 12U.
Cost: $1125 per boys team. $750 per girls team.
Boys Format: 4-game guarantee. 22-minute halves. Pool play with advancement to championship brackets.
Roster Caps of 24 players/coaches on the sideline.
Girls Format: 7v7 (subject to change) on 60x40 yard fields. 4-game guarantee. 20-minute running time halves. Self-draw.
Roster Caps of 18 players/coaches on the sideline (subject to change if format changes).
At this time, one spectator per player is allowed and up to two coaches per team to remain in compliance with facility and state guidance.
The following will be provided for each game:
• Certified UMLOA/MLUA 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 US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines according to the 2020-2021 school year. USL membership is required for all players and coaches who must be registered prior to the start of the tournament. Click here for a detailed break-down of additional rules and requirements.
Team Registration Deadline:
Association/HS Based Teams: Friday, September 11, 2020
Travel Teams: Friday, September 25, 2020
*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.
DIY Tie Dye Station
GPS Tournament T-Shirts Pre-Orders are available via the Square Store for $15 per shirt. Pre-orders are to be picked up ON-SITE during the tournament. Limited inventory will be available onsite for $20 per shirt. Team names will be printed on the back.
Association/HS Based t-shirts pre-order deadline is Friday, October 2.
Please click HERE for the order link.
Travel Team T-shirts pre-order deadline is Friday, October 16.
Please click HERE for the order link.
(Spring Lake Park / Coon Rapids)
St. Paul / Tri-Mac
White Bear Lake
Eden Prairie Black
Eden Prairie Red
White Bear Lake
Boys HS A (2021/2022):
Minnesota Chill 2021
Minnesota Chill 2022
TC Select HS A Red
The Prospects 2022
True MN 2022AAA
True MN 2022AA
True MN 2022A
Boys HS B (2023/2024):
Grey Ducks 2024
Minnesota Chill 2023
Minnesota Chill 2024
North Boys HS B
TC Select HS B Blue
True MN 2023A
True MN 2023AAA
True MN 2023AA
True MN 2024A
True MN 2024AA
True MN 2023AAA
Minnesota Chill 2025A
Minnesota Chill 2025AA
Minnesota Chill 2026AAA
TC Select 14U
Team 36 14U
True MN 2025/2026A
True MN 2025AA
True MN 2025AAA
True MN 2026AA
True MN 2026AAA
Minnesota Chill 12U
Team 36 12U
True MN 2027AA
True MN 2027AAA
True MN 2028A
Girls HS A (2021/2022):
Lax Monkeys HS A
Loons HS A
Minnesota Elite 17U Black
Minnesota Elite 17U White
Minnesota Yeti HS A
MN Elite HS A Maroon
MN Elite HS A White
MN Lakers Select HS A
True MN 17U
True MN 2022 Green
True MN 2022 Black
Girls HS B (2023/2024):
Lax Monkeys 2024
Loons HS B
Minnesota Yeti HS B White
Minnesota Yeti HS B Royal
Minnesota Yeti HS B Navy
MN Elite HS B
MN Lakers Select HS B
MN True 2023
MN True 2024 Green
MN True 2024 Black
Team MN 2024
Lax Monkeys 14U
Minnesota Elite 14U
Minnesota Yeti 14U
True MN 14U
True MN 2025 Green
True MN 2025 Black
True MN 2026
Lax Monkeys 12U Purple
Lax Monkeys 12U Yellow
Minnesota Elite 12U
True MN 12U
True MN 2027
*Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registrations received after the deadline (9/11/20) are not guaranteed and will incur a $100 late fee if added.
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 Monday, October 5, 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.
Director of Leagues and Events
|Year||Boys Varsity||Boys JV||Boys 14U||Boys 12U||Girls Varsity||Girls 14U|
|2020||Chanhassen (Gold), Shakopee (Silver)||Rosemount||Bloomington (Gold), Shakopee (Silver)||STMA||Lakeville South (Gold), Armstrong (Silver)||Prior Lake|
|2019||Eagan (Gold), Buffalo (Silver)||SFLA Spartans||SFLA Spartans||Manitoba|
|2017||Weather Cancellation||Weather Cancellation||Eagan||Manitoba|
|Year||Boys 12U||Boys 14U||Boys HS 2023||Boys HS 2022||Boys HS A||Girls 13U||Girls 14U||Girls HS B||Girls HS A|
|2019||True MN 2026 AA||Frog 2024||True MN 2023 AA||ABONK 2023||True MN 2021 AA||True 2025||True 2024||True 2022||Minnesota Loons Select Gold|