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Referee Clinics

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Jan 22, 2015 7:43PM PST

The BCLA has now announced the box lacrosse referee clinics for 2015. Anyone interested in registering for a referee clinic please email Cameron Anderson ASAP. Cameron’s email is laxcrazy07@hotmail.com. The BCLA referee clinics run at the date/time and venue below (note the level of the clinic after the date), but space is limited to 25 people and they will not accept registrations at the clinic. You can find the clinic dates and times on the BCLA website if the list below is hard to decipher.

Saturday Feb 28 – L2 South Island (Victoria) 10-4 Room 150 McKinnon Bld
Saturday Feb 28 – EL North Island (Nanaimo) – 9-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Sunday March 1 – EL South Island (Victoria) – 930-430 – Room 150 McKinnon Bld
Sunday March 1 – L1 South Island (Victoria) – 930-430 – Room 155 McKinnon Bld
Sunday March 1 – L2 North Island (Nanaimo) – 10-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Saturday March 7 – L2 North Island (Nanaimo) – 10-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Saturday March 7 – EL South Island (Victoria) – 930-430 – Room 150 McKinnon Bld
Saturday March 7 – L1 South Island (Victoria) – 930-430 – Room 155 McKinnon Bld
Sunday March 8 – L1 North Island (Nanaimo) – 9-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Sunday March 8 – L2 South Island (Victoria) – 10-4 – Room 150 McKinnon Bld
Saturday March 14 – Final Island EL (Nanaimo) – 9-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Saturday March 14 – Final Island L1 (Nanaimo) – 9-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Sunday March 15 – Final Island L2 (Nanaimo) – 10-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356
Saturday March 21 – 3-5 Clinic Victoria – 10-4 – Room 150 McKinnon Bld
Saturday April 11 – 3-5 Clinic Nanaimo – 10-4 – VIU Room 240 Building 356

Please provide Cameron with the following information for the person wishing to register for a referee clinic:

1. Your full name
2. Email address and phone number
3. Date of birth (need to confirm if you are old enough to attend certain clinics)
4. Two clinic dates that work for you, first one being the highest priority one (give him the date, location, etc.)
5. If you need a referee jersey and what size (they cost $25 dollars)

New officials must take an entry level (EL) course, any returning officials can take a Level 1 (L1) course, and any returning officials 16 years and older can take a Level 2 (L2) course.

Thanks,
Saanich Lacrosse Head Referee

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WANT TO BE READY FOR BOX LACROSSE?

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Jan 21, 2015 4:48PM PST

The Intermediate A Shamrock Coaches are hosting 1 day camp for all Midget, Bantam and Pee Wee Players

When: Sunday February 1, 2015
Where: Eagle Ridge Centre, Dry Floor Arena
Times: Pee Wee 8:00am-9:45am
Bantam 9:45am-11:30am
Midget 11:30am-1:15pm

Cost is $30.00 per player. Spaces Limited.

Registration will be held at Pearks Field House:
Thursday January 22/15 @ 7:45pm-8:30pm
Tuesday January 27/15 @ 8:15pm-9:00pm

Or please contact Kim McCulley ckmcculley@shaw.ca to arrange another time
There will be registration on Feb 1, depending on spaces available

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VICTORIA LACROSSE EQUIPMENT EXCHANGE

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Jan 20, 2015 8:47PM PST

1ST ANNUAL
VICTORIA LACROSSE EQUIPMENT EXCHANGE
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31 (NOON-2PM)
PEARKES FIELDHOUSE COURT #1

The box season is just around the corner……so dig out your gear and see if it still all fits…. If not and you are looking to buy some good used lacrosse gear, or if you are looking to sell some gear then this is the event for you. Items will be priced by the seller and all sales will be in cash only (ATMs in building). If you have items to sell please or if you just want to donate them to the association then e-mail SLA President Will Dodds for further details.

Also for sale will be retired association jerseys and other new association clothing (shorts, tshirts etc).

The Registrars will also be on hand if you need to drop off any documents or paperwork.

The Intermediate Shamrocks will be doing stick stringing as a fundraiser if you need to get your stick fixed up.

Saanich Executive

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2015 Evaluation Process

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Jan 15, 2015 6:35PM PST

The following evaluation / selection process shall be implemented for the coming 2015 season for those athletes interested in playing in one of the following divisions:

Midget
Bantam
PeeWee
Novice

The process by which the teams within the aforementioned divisions shall be selected is rooted in the concepts of fairness and opportunity with the underlying goal of fielding not only competitive “A” teams but also “B” and “C” level teams.

In a situation where as a result of registration numbers, we are able to field more than one team within the same division at a particular level every attempt to create parity between those teams will be made.

Although athletes are encouraged play a cross-section of sports, it is expected that those who are selected to an “A” team make same their priority. Teams can expect to attend two mainland tournaments over the course of the season and to attend Provincial Championships.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT TO READ THE FULL DETAILS OF THIS PROCESS.

Saanich Lacrosse Executive

The document 2015 Evaluation Process was attached to this post.

Shamrocks Spring Break Camp

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Jan 15, 2015 6:28PM PST
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Our Spring Break Camp will be run at Eagle Ridge Community Centre (1089 Langford Parkway), from Mar. 16th through Mar. 19th. We have spots available for children in the Tyke, Novice, Pee Wee and Bantam age groups – more details are on our website at http://www.victoriashamrocks.com/community/camps/.

Featured camp instructors include Shamrocks offense player Rhys Duch, 2014 Western Lacrosse Association scoring champion, and defenseman Jon Harnett, one of the leaders of the Shamrocks’ defensive core – both Mann Cup veterans and considered at the top in their respective positions in the game today. In addition to receiving instruction from some of the world’s top lacrosse players, campers will have a chance to win exclusive Shamrocks merchandise, tickets and “camper of the day” prizes!

How To Register:
- Online – Click here to visit our website and register online.
- In Person – Visit our office at #120-967 Langford Parkway, Mon – Fri, 9am to 5pm to register in person.
- By Phone – Call us at 250-478-ROCK (7625), Mon – Fri, 9am to 5pm to register by phone.

The document Shamrocks Spring Break 2015 was attached to this post.