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2018 Fall Premier


The Homegrown Premier Fall Box League is a first-of-its-kind regional training Box Lacrosse program which provides a powerful opportunity for athletes to develop new levels of confidence, skill, knowledge and ability. Our Fall Premier Regional Development Teams consist of the Wolfpack (West Metro)Muskies (South Metro)Riverlax (East Metro), and the Bears (North Metro).

Season Structure: Tryouts for the Fall season begin after Labor-Day in early September. Final games are played the weekend before MEA in mid-October. Players participate in three sessions per week, each with a unique structure and focus: 

  • Team Practice - 90-minute sessions run on recurring weeknights and focus on offensive & defensive systems, transition, and other team concepts.
  • Fall Homegrown Academy - 75-minute sessions run on recurring weeknights and focus on fundamentals, position-specific skills, and functional strength development.
  • Games - Doubleheaders played in outdoor arenas on Saturday mornings / early afternoons. Game rotate between each of the league's four regional host sites. 

Divisions & Age Eligibility: There will be 3 divisions with 1 team per division in each region (Grades based on 2018-2019 School Year, USL membership is required for all players):

  • Varsity - Open to boys in grades 9 - 12
  • JV -  Open to boys grades 9 - 12
  • 14U - Open to boys grades 7 - 8

Rules: For 2018 the league has switched away from field adapted box lacrosse and now follows USL / NFHS box lacrosse guidelines.

Why Play Box?: There is no better way to enhance lacrosse IQ, fundamentals, athleticism, and stick skills than to play box lacrosse. Box Lacrosse...

  • Requires players to make quick decisions on both the defensive and offensive sides of the field.
  • Improves inside and outside shooting accuracy with smaller goals and larger goalies.
  • Encourages greater teamwork on offense with picks, rolls, and cutting to get open in a smaller space.
  • Refines concepts of team defense by playing against more compact, faster-paced offenses.
  • Provides a non-stop game full of transition and fast break opportunities.
  • Listen to why Syracuse head coach, John Desko, thinks every young player should play box lacrosse.

Premier Regional Teams

*Click on the team pages below for more information and registration:


Jordan Herrman

Jordan Herrman

Director of Teams

Phone: 612-823-3919


Sunday Fall Leagues

Premier players are encouraged to participate with their home association or high school teams who compete in our GNLL Youth and High School Fall Leagues which run on Sundays. HGL Premier games are set on Saturdays to ensure that schedule conflicts between association based programming do not occur.