skip navigation

Youth State Tournament

2023 Tournament Resources

2023 GNLL Youth State Tournament shirts will be sold on-site, there will be no pre-orders.


MGYLA has tried to secure more parking spaces this year, but with many teams and spectators sticking around between games, we expect it to be full.  

For Fields 1-5 - Please park at Fernbrook Athletic Fields and the nearby high school stadium, as well as Fernbrook Elementary near fields 5A-5D.  

For games played on 6-12, please park across the street at the Maple Grove High School.  

Overflow Parking - You may also park at the Fairview Clinic to the north of the Fernbrook Fields for any overflow parking needs.

The GNLL Youth State Tournament is Great Northern Lacrosse's way of bringing together the expanding Minnesota lacrosse community to celebrate the conclusion of the GNLL Youth Spring Season.

The tournament is open to all Youth teams that participated in the 2023 GNLL Spring Boys Youth season.

The league provides the following for each game:  
    •    Certified Officials
    •    Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 
    •    Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers

Mobile-responsive team statistics, standings, schedules, and updates are provided

Tournament Dates: Saturday & Sunday, June 3-4, 2023. Friday games will occur between 6-9PM if needed. 

Locations: Maple Grove Fernbrook Fields

Divisions: 14U / 12U / 10U / 8U

Price: 14U, 12U, & 10U - $750 per team / 8U - $525 per team

Format: 4-game guarantee/pool play. Top teams from each division advance to a championship bracket. *8U - 3 game single day Jamboree

Eligibility: The tournament follows USA Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines as well as USA Lacrosse's Age Segmentation Policy and Athlete Development Model (ADM). USAL membership is required for all players and coaches. 

Past Tournament Champs

Boys 14U Gold Flight Silver Flight Bronze Flight
2022 Maple Grove Anoka Monticello
2021 Wayzata Buffalo Anoka
2019 Eagan Orono Monticello


Boys 12U Gold Flight Silver Flight Bronze Flight
2022 Spring Lake Park Becker Wayzata
2021 Blaine Owatonna White Bear Lake Black
2019 Red River Valley Owatonna Rochester


Boys 10U Gold Flight Silver Flight
2022 Wayzata Blue Rochester Black
2021 Maple Grove Gold STMA
2019 Blaine Mounds View



Team Registration Deadline: Friday May 5, 2023

Jing Peng

Jing Peng

Director of Leagues and Events

Phone: (608) 395-5312

*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.

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 June 26, 2023.  

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.