The Minnesota Meltdown brings together high school teams from across the metro area for competitive preseason scrimmages. The goal is to help teams prepare for the regular season, bring the lacrosse community together and, support a great cause.
The GNLL JV / Prep State Tournament is designed to provide a culminating experience where local junior-varsity and prep (9th-10th grade) teams can put themselves to the test and finish out the spring season in style.
Champions of Summer is Homegrown Lacrosse's way of bringing together the expanding Minnesota lacrosse community for one final time to celebrate a sport that engages and transforms the lives of those it touches. The event also ties players, parents, and coaches together by showcasing games from every level at the same location in one night.
Homegrown Lacrosse will host the Association Great Pumpkin Shootout at the National Sports Center, October 10-11, 2020. The tournament will feature divisions for Boys/Girls 12U/14U/JV/Varsity. The Great Pumpkin Shootout provides another great opportunity for players to get together with their teams and compete against other teams across the metro area.
The Travel Team Great Pumpkin Shootout will be held this year October 24-25th, 2020 at the National Sports Center as well. The tournament will feature divisions for 10U/12U/14U/HS B/HS A.
Collegiate and post-collegiate mens players are invited to join us for our annual Homegrown for the Holidays winter league. The league was designed in 2007 to offer current collegiate players a way to stay in shape over the long winter break. The league also provides players with a chance to reconnect with old friends as well as revisit some old rivalries.
Our On-Field Coaches Clinic provides a great opportunity for coaches from across the state the to come together, share and learn.
Open to coaches of all levels and experience, the On-Field Coaches Clinic presents concepts visually rather than through whiteboard drawings. Minnesota Chill coaching staff and players will demonstrate and share offensive and defensive drills and strategies. Additionally, seasoned high school coaches will offer tips and advice they've learned over the years.
The Captains Cup Showcase works to honor Minnesota's junior and senior class and celebrate the start of the spring season. The event also provides powerful leadership training that can be brought back to participants' home communities.
Junior and senior ambassadors from every high school program in the state are chosen to compete on one of four regional all-star teams, each coached by top local UMLC college coaches. The day begins with a keynote presentation meant to inspire and develop the young leaders. Teams then compete in round-robin competition throughout the day. Each team plays a minimum of three games. The two regional teams with the best records after pool play compete for the Captains Cup in a final Championship Showdown.