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High School Box Lacrosse League

2013 Season High School Season

The Minnesota Swarm is proud to announce that it will be launching its second season for the YBL High School Division.

In association with the Swarm’s Youth Box League (YBL) – the largest youth box lacrosse league in the country – the Swarm’s YBL High School Division will offer high school-age players with an opportunity to fine-tune their lacrosse skills in a fun, competitive environment.

The YBL High School Division will run this mid to late August through October in arenas across the Twin Cities, with all games taking place on the weekends. Teams will participate in a regular season schedule, followed by a playoff round. In its first season in 2012, the YBL High School Division featured over 230 kids and 14 teams.

The YBL High School Division is unique in that it offers participants with an opportunity to receive hands-on training from Swarm players and coaches. League members will have the opportunity to attend (1) clinic hosted by Swarm players and coaches. Players who register will also receive (4) ticket vouchers for the upcoming 2014 Minnesota Swarm season at Xcel Energy Center.

Participants will receive:

-(6) games (Regular Season and Postseason Play)

-(1) Jersey

-(4) Ticket vouchers for the upcoming 2014 Minnesota Swarm season

-(1) Opportunity to attend a clinic hosted by Swarm players and coaches

Important Dates

  • Team Registration: 
  • Individual Registration:
  • Deadline for team submission and individual registration is Monday, August 5. There will be a late registration period open from August 6-12. Teams and individuals who register late will be required to pay a late fee of $25 per player.

Cost

  • $200/player for teams with 16 or less kids.
  • $195/player for teams with 17-20 kids.
  • $205 for individual registrants.

Refund Policy

The MN Swarm will offer refunds accordingly:

  • Any withdrawal of registration prior to Aug. 5th will be accepted and will retain a 100% refund.
  • Withdrawal between the dates of Aug. 5th-Aug. 12th will retain a 75% refund.
  • Withdrawal between the dates of Aug. 13th-Aug. 26th will retain a 50% refund.
  • Withdrawal between the dates of Aug. 27th-Sept 9th will retain a 25% refund.
  • Any withdrawal received after Sept 9th will not be accepted and no refund will be awarded.
  • No refunds are awarded due to injuries that have occured during YBL activities and games.

If there are any further questions please contact us at 651.726.1759

Team Information

Team spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Teams are required to have a minimum of 12 players, but no more than 20 participants. Five runners and one goalie are allowed on the field during games.

Divisions

There will be (2) seperate divisions in the YBL High School Division in an effort to allow everyone play against equal compeition:

Varsity: Teams with players of a high skill level will compete against one another.

Junior Varsity: Teams with players of a novice skill level will compete against one another.

Eligibility

Participants must currently be enrolled in high school or entering high school for the 2013-14 school year. Graduating classes that are eligible are 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. All participants must be registered US Lacrosse members.

2013 Schedule

-Season will run this mid to late August through October

-Games will take place on the weekends (Saturday and Sunday. with the possibility of Friday evenings)

-A playoff round will follow the regular season during mid October.

For further questions, please email youthboxleague@mnswarm.com.

Arena Locations

Veterans Memorial Community Center
8055 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Telephone: (651)-450-2585

Hastings Civic Arena
2801 Redwing Blvd., Hastings, MN 55033
Telephone: (651)-480-6195

Contact Us

YBL Coordinator

Ross Chicantek

(651) 726-1712

youthboxleague@mnswarm.com

 

Media & Lacrosse Relations Manager

Alec Schimke

(651) 726-1759