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This Week In Georgia Lacrosse

2014 MLL Girls Clinic

As part of the MLL championship Final Game, MLL will be hosting a GIRLS specific clinic prior to the game for girls ages 7-14 GIRLS LACROSSE CLINIC:
Clinic is FREE (with purchase of a ticket) to the first 100 registrants! Register by visiting:
Clinic registration is first come first serve and you must have proof of purchase of your Championship Game ticket to register Clinic will be run by the KSU Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Team.

Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association Announces Training

Fall Adult Training Class August 23rd at Marist

GLOA will hold a training class for anyone wishing to become a GHSA high school boys lacrosse official on August 23, 2014 at The Marist School 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30319. The class will run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Participants will spend a full day in the classroom and will work weekly games with veteran officials throughout the fall. There will be a break for lunch.

Prior experience with either lacrosse or officiating is helpful, but not required. Must be 18 years or older.

Major League Lacrosse Championship comes to the ATL!

Georgia Games - July 19 and 20, 2014 - Cartersville Soccer Complex in Cartersville, GA.

The Youth Boys Lacrosse Championships is offering many divisions including: U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19. There will be three competitions being held during the tournament measuring the fastest shot, longest shot and shot accuracy. Prizes will be awarded to the top three participants from each age group by Dicks Sporting Goods, a tournament sponsor. Dicks will also be giving away coaches kits to all participating coaches throughout the weekend.

Congratulations to our State Champions!

Girls:   6A - Milton   5A - Kell
Boys:   6A - Roswell  5A - Northview

The Georgia Lacrosse Foundation congratulates all of the players, coaches, and parents for a great season and wish you all a restful summer!  We would also like to thank every team in the State that play this great game.  We are growing in numbers and are a force to reckoned with.  The level of play this year took several steps up, of which we should all be proud of!

High School Playoffs begin this week!

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Lacrosse Championships

HBCU hosted a championship weekend at Morehouse College on April 6, 2014.  Many teams from the Southeast participated in this great event and the Foundation was represented by Eric Rudolph, who coordinated all of the officials for the event!

The Foundation has gone Mobile!

The Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse or the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation will be much more  'visible' in the future.  We will be at many major Lacrosse events in the state this year.  Stop by and talk to us about the Chapter, sign up for coaching, officiating and general membership opportunities.  Talk with veteran officials to clarify any rules questions, etc.  Or, just make it  the central place to meet teammates!  Look for the Big  Blue Tent at the next lacrosse event in Georgia!

Championships is coming in April!

Lacrosse Magazine names GT Men's Lacrosse in top 20

Lacrosse magazine announced its top 20 preseason teams for the 2014 season recently.  Our very own Georgia Tech is one of the teams picked!   See the teams complete schedule.

The 'Un-Convention' Men's clinic was a huge success!  Over 100 coaches from all over the state exchanged tips, skill drills and listened to some excellent advise from college top-notch coaches.

Yet another event powered by the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation!

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Pictured here are  Coach Torkington, Coach Hannon, Coach Jadin

Coach Sommers leaves us but leaves his incredible legacy

Coach Sommers with one of his championship teams, summer of 2012 at the Queen City Rumble in Charlotte.   Nine of the girls are either already playing at the college level or have committed to play after they graduate this year.

The Peachtree City Lacrosse Community has lost a close friend, mentor and coach. Robin Sommers passed away unexpectedly, Saturday January 4th, 2014. Robin and his enthusiasm will be greatly missed by those who had the opportunity to work along side him and watch him coach. He embodied the volunteer spirit that is so essential to an organization like Peachtree City Lacrosse, it was all about the kids and giving them a chance to compete.

Three members of the US Women's National Team came to Georgia for a player's clinic held in the Atlanta area.  The clinic was well attended by youth and high school girls from all over the state.  Pictured here are, from left to right, Illianna Sanza,  Liz Hogan, Sarah Bullard and a lucky recipient of signed jersey from the entire team.  See more pictures.

In the News:  Major League Lacrosse comes to Atlanta for 2014 Championship!

BOSTON — Major League Lacrosse in conjunction with the Atlanta Sports Council and Kennesaw State University, announced Fifth Third Bank Stadium,  in Kennesaw, Ga., as the venue for the 2014 MLL Championship Game on Aug. 23.

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(Photo Courtesy of MLL)

Members of  the US National Men's put on a spectacular clinic this past week as youth and High School player battled cold winds and a little rain.  The clinic was attended by 50 plus youth players from all over the state and surrounding states.  There we 30 plus high school players as well.  The weather didn't bother the players as they learned skills and drills that will last them a lifetime!   The team did an excellent job of helping kids of all levels.

Pictured is Brian Farrell,  Mitchell Belisle, Chris Schiller, Ben Hunt, and Steven Brooks, all members of the US National Team and many MLL teams.

Open Door Lacrosse—A place to grow

Open Door Lacrosse, a division of the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation is a program that delivers needed resources to the player that may be socio-economic challenged or has a hardship of some kind.  This not-for-profit group provides equipment and other Lacrosse items to both boys and girls. 

Welcome to the Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse!

This is the official website of the Georgia Chapter of US Lacrosse and contains a wealth of information about the great sport of lacrosse in the state of Georgia.

Get Involved!  Be on the Board of Directors for the Foundation.

Are you interested in making a difference in the game of Lacrosse in Georgia?  We are looking for dedicated people that can serve on the Board of Directors for the Foundation.  If you are interested, please email us! (

Georgia Lacrosse Foundation Calls for Hall of Fame Nominees

The Georgia Lacrosse Foundation, the local chapter for US Lacrosse, is actively seeking nominations for the Georgia Lacrosse Hall of Fame.  This is a process that takes place every two years.  Award recipients selected through this process will be inducted in January of 2015.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Youth Lacrosse is up in participation by 158%!  Other youth sports are down.

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