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The Great Pumpkin Shootout


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. 

2021 Event Dates: 

Saturday & Sunday, October 16 - 17, 2021 - Open to Boys/Girls High School and Association Teams Only
*New to 2021* Free TryLacrosse K-8 will be offered Saturday Oct 17th, details forthcoming
Location: Farmington HS
Divisions: Boys/Girls Varsity, JV, 14U, 12U, 10U and Boys 8U if enough interest.
Cost:
Boys 12U-HS $1125
Boys 10 $600.
Boys 8U (Single Day) $450
Girls 10U-HS $750
- $150 discount for boys teams (no discount for 10/8U) / $100 discount for girls teams that participate in the 2021 GNLL Fall League. 

Saturday & Sunday, October 30- 31, 2021 - Open to Travel / Select Teams Only 
Location: Boys at Wayzata HS, Girls at National Sports Center
Divisions: Boys/Girls HS Gold (2022 & 2023's), Boys/Girls HS Silver (2024 & 2025's), Boys/Girls 14U, Boys/Girls 12U, Boys 10U
Cost:
Boys team 12U-HS $1125
Boys 10U $650
Girls Teams 10U-HS $850*due to Dome*

Boys Format: 4-game guarantee. 22-minute halves. Pool play with advancement to championship brackets. 

Girls Format: 7v7 (subject to change) on 60x40 yard fields.  4-game guarantee. 20-minute running time halves. 

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 2021-2022 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:
Both Tournaments: Friday, September 17, 2021 


Tournament T-Shirts

Boys/Girls Association/HS Teams Oct 16-17

Boys/Girls Travel Teams October 30-31


Now Available

GPS Tournament T-Shirts will be printed on-site by Northwest Designs along with various other apparel items that can be customized. 


Confirmed Teams

Updated 9/16/2021

Boys Varsity: 
Armstrong
Blaine
(Bloomington Jefferson)
CDH
Centennial
Champlin Park
Delano
Eagan
East Ridge
Eastview
East Grand Forks
Edina
Farmington
Northfield
OPC
Providence/Orono
Roseville
Shakopee
STMA
Wayzata

Boys JV:
(Centennial)
Forest Lake
Mounds View
Northern Siege
Shakopee
Wayzata

Boys 14U: 
Fighting Leprechauns
Lake Monsters
Stillwater
STMA
Wayzata
(Farmington)

Boys 12U:
Delano
Heights
Stillwater
STMA
Wayzata
White Bear Lake

Boys 10U:
Blaine/Maple Grove
Heights
Stillwater
STMA
Wayzata

Girls Varsity:
(Armstrong)
Big Lake/Princeton
De Pere Central
East Ridge
Ladies of the Lake
Lakeville South
Mounds View/STP
Rochester
Rosemount
Wayzata
White Bear Lake

Girls 14U: 
ACYLA
Gentry
Hudson
Maple Grove
Prior Lake
Rochester
Stillwater

Girls 12U:
White Bear Lake
Wayzata
Stillwater
Roseville
Maple Grove

Girls 10U:
White Bear Lake
Wayzata
Stillwater
Maple Grove


Boys HS A (2022/2023):
Artik
ABONK 2023
Loons 
Minnesota Chill
Phoenix WI
TC Select Red
True MN 2023AAA
True MN 2023A

Boys HS B (2024/2025):
Artik 2025
Frog 2025
Grey Duck 2024
Grey Duck HS B
Loons 2024
Loons 2025
Minnesota Chill 2024
Minnesota Chill 2025
TC Select Blue
True MN 2024A
True MN 2024AAA
True MN 2025A Black
True MN 2025A Green
True MN 2025AAA
True WI

Boys 14U:
Flying Squirrels Even
Flying Squirrels Odd
Frog 2026
Frog 2027
Grey Duck
Loons 
Minnesota Chill  
True MN 2026A
True MN 2026AAA
True MN 2027A
True MN 2027AAA
True WI

Boys 12U:
Frog 
Grey Duck
Loons 
Minnesota Chill 
TC Select
True MN 2028AAA
True MN 2029AAA
True WI

Boys 10U:
Frog
Minnesota Chill
TC Select
Poseidon

Girls HS A (2022/2023):
Lax Monkey Purple
Lax Monkey Yellow
Loons HS A
Minnesota Elite 
Minnesota Yeti HS A
MN Lakers Select HS A
True Minnesota 2024AAA
True Minnesota 2024AA

Girls HS B (2024/2025):
Frog
Lax Monkey 2024
Lax Monkey 2025
Loons HS B
Minnesota Yeti 
Minnesota Elite Maroon
Minnesota Elite White
Minnesota Lakers Select HS B
MN True 2025AA
MN True 2025AAA

Girls 14U:
Lax Monkey 14U Purple
Lax Monkey 14U White
Lax Monkey 14U Yellow
Loons
Minnesota Elite 14U Maroon
Minnesota Elite 14U White
Minnesota Yeti 14U
Team 36
True MN 2026AA
True MN 2026AAA
True MN 2027AA

Girls 12U:
Lax Monkey 12U 
Loons
Minnesota Elite 12U Maroon
Minnesota Elite 12U White
True MN 12U



*Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registrations received after the deadline (9/17/21) 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 4, 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. 


Contact

Jing Peng

Jing Peng

Director of Leagues and Events

Phone: 608-395-5312


Past HS / Association Team Champions

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
2018 Lakeville South Moorhead Shakopee Lakeville
2017 Weather Cancellation Weather Cancellation Eagan Manitoba
2016 Eagan Eagan Eden Prairie Eagan
2015 Woodbury Delano Eagan Eagan
2014 Chanhassen Chanhassen Hastings Eagan Devils

Past Travel Team Champions

Year Boys 12U Boys 14U Boys HS B Boys HS A Girls 12U Girls 13U Girls 14U Girls HS B Girls HS A
2020 True MN 2027AAA Frog 2023 (Gold Flight), Frog 2024 (Silver Flight) The Prospects 2022 (Gold Flight), Frog 2022 (Silver Flight) Lax Monkey 12U Purple NA MN Elite 14U White (Gold), True MN 2026 (Silver) True 2024 Green (Gold Flight), Loons HS B Red (Silver Flight) Lax Monkey
2019 True MN 2026 AA Frog 2024 ABONK 2023 (Gold Flight), True MN 2023 AA (Silver Flight) True MN 2021 AA NA True 2025 True 2024 True 2022 Minnesota Loons Select Gold