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Applications: Players for Canadian U19 Women's Field Lacrosse Team

Date:  Source: Canadian Lacrosse Association

OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lacrosse Association is currently accepting applications for players with the Canadian U19 women's field lacrosse team that will compete at the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. The online application forms can be found below and the deadline to apply is October 15, 2018Only those selected to attend the Evaluation Camp will be contacted. 
All candidates would be required to attend training camps and events during the dates listed below:
  • - Evaluation Camp 1: November 23-25, 2018 (Syracuse, New York, USA)
  • - Evaluation Camp 2: January 11-13, 2019 (Syracuse, New York, USA)
  • - Training Camp: June 21-30, 2019 (Upstate New York, USA)
  • - World Championship Pre Camp: July 27-31, 2019 (Toronto, ON or Peterborough, ON)
  • - World Championship: August 1-10, 2019 (Peterborough, ON)
To be eligible to play in the the 2019 FIL U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championship, players need to be at least 15 years of age as of July 31, 2019 and no older than 18 years of age as of August 31, 2018.
A fee of $400.00 CAD will be charged to all players invited to the Evaluation Camp. Upon being selected to attend, players flying in will be reimbursed up to $500.00 to offset travel expenses. While the intention is to not charge players for anything else, there may be a need to collect additional fees, which will not exceed an additional $600.00 CAD during the process.
Athletes applying for the team will be required to sign a CLA National Team Athlete Agreement, which outlines the rules, regulations and policies that they must follow, and meet all anti-doping education and testing requirements set forth by the CCES or WADA. More information on these topics will be circulated at a later date.

About the Canadian Lacrosse Association     
Founded in 1867, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. The CLA's mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. The CLA oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). The CLA is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners - New Balance Athletics, Warrior Sports, NormaTec Recovery Systems, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings - as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation. For more information on Canadian Lacrosse Association and the sport of lacrosse, visit our website at and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
If you have any questions about the application process or the certification requirements, please contact:
Jules Alie
High Performance Coordinator
Canadian Lacrosse Association
Phone: 613-260-2028 ext. 303