News and Announcements
The Shamrock Alumni is pleased to once again be hosting the annual John Crowther Memorial alumni game on Friday, April 22 at 7pm at the Q Centre.
Come and see the alumni play against the Jr A Shamrocks, the Intermediate A Shamrocks and against Saanich’s own Midget A team!
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids aged 5-17 and $20 for a family. Any players wearing their minor lacrosse jersey will get in free.
There will also be a 50/50 draw and a game worn Mann Cup Shamrock jersey will be raffled off. Proceeds from the game are used to support lacrosse related charities and activities.
Please come out and enjoy watching many of the Shamrock stars of the past playing in a friendly game and help support lacrosse charities.
2016 Saanich Tigers / Thrifty Foods
3 On 3 Tournament
May 7 – 8, 2016
The annual Saanich Tigers / Thrifty Foods 3 On 3 Tournament is a great way to kick off the 2016 season!
This 2-day in-house tournament is open to all registered Saanich players and focuses on having fun.
Teams consist of 4 or 5 players and play a round robin style format against other teams within their
division. There are no goalies and no contact. Players only need their helmets, gloves, mouth guards and
sticks. All games are monitored by certified referees. Teams are encouraged to be creative in deciding
on team names and jerseys. Teams play within their division.
As always, the music will be playing all day and the concession will be serving up great food (thank you
Thrifty’s!). Tiger Gear will also be available for purchase all weekend.
A few new things this year:
• Skills Competition – open to all players, this will consist of a short, timed obstacle course testing
shooting and passing skills. Trophies will be awarded for the top score in each division.
• Tykes and Mini-Tykes – these divisions will be part of the full tournament for the first time this
• Best Jersey – prizes will be awarded to the team with the best jerseys in each division – use your
As an added bonus, the 2015 Champion Victoria Shamrocks will be bringing the Mann Cup to Braefoot
Park on Sunday, May 8 from 12:00 – 2:00pm!
The cost of registration is $20/player Novice, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget, and $10/player for Mini-
Tyke and Tyke. And every player gets a prize!! Contact your team manager or Kevin Rieberger
(email@example.com) to register your team! Please register by April 24.
Finally, a huge thanks to our Tournament Sponsor, Thrifty Foods, for their generous donation to the
event. In addition, we gratefully acknowledge the support of Kirby’s Source for Sports, and the Junior A
and Senior A Victoria Shamrocks.
Saturday, May 7:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Novice
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – PeeWee
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Midget
Sunday, May 8:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Bantam
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Mini-tyke and Tyke
Volunteers are needed for the Friday evening set-up and Sunday afternoon take-down. Please contact
Kevin Rieberger (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up as a volunteer.
The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) includes three toolkits providing training in the recognition, treatment and management of concussion for: 1) Medical Professionals; (2) Parents, Players, and Coaches; and (3) School Professionals.
CATT is free, accessible and regularly updated with evidence-based information and resources. Each toolkit includes a self-paced learning module as well as tailored resources relevant to the specific audience.
The Canadian Paediatric Society recommends that anyone involved in child and youth sport should be educated about the signs and symptoms of concussion and the appropriate management of a child with a concussion.
Available at www.cattonline.com.
Camp Rocks is is back for a 19th year! Run by veteran coaches Fred Jenner and Darren Reisig, Camp Rocks is for players looking to have fun with lacrosse and improve their skills. Any age and all levels of ability are appropriate. The aim of this camp is for players to learn more about the game of lacrosse.
March 14 – 15, 2016 from 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Eagle Ridge Arena (and turf)
Boys & Girls Ages 5-15
$75 per camper (goalies $40)
Please download the attached document for more information and to register.
The document Camp Rocks Spring Break 2016 was attached to this post.
Additional ice-breaker sessions for tyke and mini-tyke have been added.
Sunday March 6th at Braefoot Box:
- Mini-tyke will be 10am – 11am
- Tyke will be 11am – noon
All players are welcome to attend but must be wearing a helmet and cage to participate.
Hope to see everyone out as the season approaches!