Quinte Minor Lacrosse Association (a member of the Ontario Lacrosse Association) offers a representative lacrosse program as an opportunity for local players to compete at a higher level against teams from all over Ontario, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Below you will find general information related to the participation in representative lacrosse. Look for more information to be posted as the season nears, such as tryout dates and age groups. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. ALL PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED IN ORDER TO ATTEND TRYOUTS.
2. PLAYERS RESIDING IN OR NEAREST TO OTHER ASSOCIATIONS MUST HAVE WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR HOME ASSOCIATION TO ATTEND TRYOUTS FOR QUINTE BAYHAWKS.
3. PLAYERS WITHIN OR NEAREST TO QMLA BOUNDARY WHO WISH TO REQUEST A RELEASE TO PLAY WITH ANOTHER CENTRE MUST FIRST REGISTER WITH QMLA PRIOR TO MARCH 15th. THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE IMPOSED BY THE ONTARIO LACROSSE ASSOCIATION.
2020 TRYOUT DATES: (UPDATED March 5th, Peewee/Bantam interest run added)
A tryout fee of $20 is required to attend.
Players must attend at least one of the two tryouts. If you are unable to make the tryout, let us know and we can send you information and/or invite you to a subsequent team practice, provided all release rules have been followed per notes above for players whose home center is not Quinte. It is important that all players interested attend tryouts if possible to provide us with a good idea of number of players interested.
All tryouts take place at the Loyalist Sportsdome on the court side.
Tyke (8U) FULL EQUIPMENT NOT REQUIRED. HELMET, GLOVES AND STICK ONLY.
Friday February 28th, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday March 7th, 9:00am – 10:00am
Novice (10U) FULL EQUIPMENT NOT REQUIRED. HELMET, GLOVES AND STICK ONLY.
Friday February 28th, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday March 7th, 10:00am – 11:00am
Peewee (12U)/Bantam (14U)
Workout run for ALL players interested in the competitive team. HELMET, GLOVES and STICK ONLY.
Tuesday March 10th, 7:00pm – 8:00pm at Loyalist Sportsdome (courtside)
Note: players must register or have permission from home association prior to participating.
Approximately $700-$800 per player. Teams are expected to find sponsorship and do fundraising to bring these costs down.
The competitive season schedule will begin in May and conclude at the Ontario Lacrosse Festival (provincial championships) at the beginning of August (specific dates depend on age division).
Representative teams are expected to practice once a week and play 1 game per week up to a total of about 10-12 zone games. Teams are also expected to enter 1 or 2 tournaments.
For zone games, teams may be expected to travel to locations in Durham Region, Peterborough, Kingston and Ottawa as part of zone game play.
PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP / ONTARIO LACROSSE FESTIVAL
The competitive season culminates with the Ontario Lacrosse Festival in early August, where provincial championships are held for all age divisions. This event is held in Durham Region (Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Ajax, Pickering).