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There is a club lacrosse team in Grand Forks called the Grand Cities Predators.  This club includes multiple teams spanning from the 8U (~1st/2nd graders) up to and including the Varsity team (~High School).  General Information is listed below.  

When is lacrosse season?

  • A typical season begins April 1st and ends around the first week of June.
  • There are also many summer/fall traveling season opportunities if you want to play lacrosse year-round.

 

When and where are the practices?

  • 16U and Varsity practices are expected to be Monday-Friday, 4:00pm - 5:30pm (*subject to change)
  • 12U and 14U practices are on Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm (*subject to change)
  • U8 & U10 practices are on Monday's, 6:00pm - 7:30pm (*subject to change)
  • The primary practice field is located behind South Middle School, Grand Forks, ND.

 

What are the participation fees?

  • The US Lacrosse membership fee is $25.00 and is required by all players for liability purposes.  You can register with US Lacrosse at:   www.uslacrosse.org/membership.aspx
  • Local club fees for players in 2017 ranges from $60-$325 (depending on age level), which includes tournament costs, coaches’ fees, etc. 


What equipment does a player need to get started?

  • To practice, a lacrosse stick and hockey gear (helmet, hockey pads) are acceptable.
  • To play in a game, the player will need a helmet, mouth guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, and a protective cup.
  • A player can use hockey shoulder pads and elbow pads, but must use a lacrosse helmet and lacrosse gloves to play in a game.  Team helmet color is WHITE, but other colors are fine.

 

How much does equipment cost?

  • Starter sets that include helmets, all pads, gloves and a stick are available for $160 and up.
  • Gerrell's/Hockey World & Scheels carry lacrosse equipment locally.
  • Equipment can also be found online at www.comlax.com ; www.lax.com; www.lacrossemonkey.com.

 

Who will we play?

  • This varies depending on the age level.  At the 8U-10U levels we will likely plan for scrimmages as well as games with other cities close to Grand Forks.

More information can be found on the Grand Cities Predators website at www.grandcitieslacrosse.org .  Please contact us at .  Please share this information with anyone interested in lacrosse at any age.