ESPN Wide World of Sports
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Girls: July 17-20, 2010 • Boys: July 19-22, 2010
Created under the collective guidance of the US Lacrosse Youth Council and a committee of national youth lacrosse leaders, this championship event is open to any team and provides the highest level of national lacrosse competition for U-15 boys and girls.
Over three days, teams representing the best in the country compete through pool and bracket play, with the ultimate winner being crowned as the US Lacrosse U-15 National Champion! This year's event is also part of ESPN's RISE Games, presented by Target, which seeks to showcase some of the nation's up and coming youth and high school athletes.
Results and Links from the 2010 Championship
• Girls' Championship Scores/Results - (Champion: Yellow Jackets)
• Boys' Championship Scores/Results - (Champion: Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
US Lacrosse is proud to bring lacrosse to the 2010 ESPN RISE Games, presented by Target.
While insuring the highest level of participant and spectator sportsmanship, the US Lacrosse U-15 National Championship showcases the following elements:
• 12 regions representing 50 states
• Mandatory participant (coach and player) and parent code of conduct adherence
• Mandatory proof of age for all participants
• Minimum of four games of competition for all teams: Three 60-minute running clock pool play games and one championship/consolation bracket game played on top-notch grass fields for all games.
• Certified trainers and EMT personnel onsite for the duration of the event
• Minimum of two fully trained US Lacrosse Officials working each game
• The Lacrosse Magazine U-15 Championship All-Tournament Team, comprised of players selected at the event by the Lacrosse Magazine staff.
• Sportsmanship Award presented to one boys' and one girls' team, as selected by the participating teams.
• Championship trophies awarded to first, second and third place teams and participants
• Winning team name permanently displayed on perpetual trophy in the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
• Pre and post event promotional coverage through Lacrosse Magazine, Lacrosse Magazine Online and US Lacrosse websites
Based on the success and positive participant and spectator experience of the US Lacrosse National Youth Festivals since 1998, US Lacrosse feels that it is best positioned to provide the highest caliber U-15 Championship event possible, based on integrity, cost, facility, game experience and overall quality. US Lacrosse has worked hard to infuse the most attractive components of the Festival competitions into the Championship event structure.
US Lacrosse believes that the Under-15 participation bracket, and not younger, is age-appropriate for this level of competition and insures that the skill and game advancement of participants will be showcased through healthy competition that truly Honors the Game.