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2024

Read on for all your Hamilton Girls Field Lacrosse season informaton

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Welcome to 2024

Hamilton girls' field lacrosse season is here. Read below to find out what is happening right now.

WINTER SKILLS CLINIC - sign up today!

New and returning players are welcome to join the skills clinic to warm up your stick for the fast approaching season. Clinic is set for Saturdays, 12:45 to 2 p.m., on Feb. 3, 10, 24, March 2, 16 and 23. Please register for the clinic (girls field Try-Lacrosse) and email hla.jmoore@gmail.com the payment or to ask about payment information.  Cost is $60 for all sessions paid by the start of your first session, or a $15 per session drop in fee. 

This clinic is at Wentworth Sports Complex, 2100 Main St. W., Hamilton.

Complete - Returning players, don't forget to come to the free run on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 12:45 to 2 p.m. at Wentworth Sports Complex, 2100 Main St. W. Get your stick in your hand and come out if you can. You only need to be registered for the 2024 season or to the girls' try-lacrosse. (This is mandatory for insurance purposes).

Complete - A FREE Try-Lacrosse event is planned for girls field on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at Wentworth Sports Complex. Never tried girls field lacrosse? Want to know more about how to play, where we play and why we play? Register for girls field try-lacrosse and find out what's in it for you. This session is open to all girls ages 4 to 14. You may have already seen the other HLA Try-Lacrosse session, you can attend that instead if you wish. Our session will be girls field only. No helmet required, we have sticks for you to borrow. Wear gym clothes and a mouth guard if you have one. 

This session is also at Wentworth Sports Complex.

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The 2024 summer!

We are excited to offer U9, U11, U13, U15 and U19 teams to participate in the OWFL this summer. Teams will practice twice a week with one game day on either Saturday or Sunday dependent on age division.

HLA also offers a skills program for beginner girls age four to nine.  This program will run Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. starting in May. Any new player registration in this age group gets a free beginner stick at the first session. 

Registration is open. More details will be posted here as they come in. 

Bengal coaches:

U19 - Hannah Moore, hannah10.moore@gmail.com
U15 - Amy Kay, kay.amy2019@gmail.com
U13 - tba
U11 - tba
U9 - tba

 

2024 fees:

Baby Bengals (our U9 skills program)  

FEES
Baby Bengals (U9 skills program) early $90 regular $100 late $120
U9 Bengals early $490 regular $490 late $490
U11 Bengals early $545 regular $570 late $605
U13 Bengals early $555 regular $580 late $615
U15 Bengals early $600 regular $625 late $660
U19 Bengals early $600 regular $625 late $660

 

More to come...

Please email hla.jmoore@gmail.com for more information.

Women's field lacrosse - lacrosse for girls age 4 and up

 

Here is the link to the registration portal for those who need to complete registration.

Be sure to click on 2024 WOMENS FIELD filter at the top of the SportzSoft registration. Please use your current account so your documents follow you.  If you forgot your password click on forgot password.

Jen and Bill Moore

HLA Women's Field Lacrosse Directors

905-745-9817

 

OWFL SKED 2024

Early Bird U11, U13, U15 & U19 - Location TBC | May 18-19, 2024

REGULAR SEASON
Week 1 - KW Host Weekend | May 25-26, 2024
Week 2 - Owen Sound Host Weekend | June 1-2, 2024
Week 3 - Burlington Host Weekend | June 8-9, 2024
Week 4 - Oshawa Host Weekend | June 15-16, 2024
Week 5 - Location TBC Host Weekend | June 22-23, 2024
Canada Day Long Weekend - Bye Weekend for All Teams | June 29-30, 2024
Week 6 - Kawartha Host Weekend | July 6-7, 2024
Week 7 - Oakville Host Weekend | July 13-14, 2024

Generally speaking, weekend schedules are as follows:

U19 Games - Saturday mornings

U15 Games - Saturday afternoons

U9/U11 Games - Sunday mornings

U13 Games - Sunday afternoons

​JEWL games schedule to follow.

​Please note that midweek exhibition games may also be scheduled at the discretion of the clubs at all levels. 

PROVINCIALS - this is a tournament style - teams/players will be expected to play all three days.

Week 8 - TBC Provincials U15, U19 - KW | July 19-21, 2024

Week 9 - TBC Provincials U9, U11, U13, JEWL - Location TBC | July 26-28, 2024

and,

Ontario Summer Games - London, ON | August 1-4, 2024 - All age appropriate players must register and sign up for tryouts ASAP.

​Jenny Kyle Cup (U19 National Championships) - Manitoba | August 2-5, 2024


Photo: Michael P. Hall, HWDSB

BR student receives Field Lacrosse scholarship

A Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School student has snagged a field lacrosse scholarship to Ohio’s Ursuline College. Starting next season Kaelin Haire, 18, will be competing at the NCAA Division II level for the Ursuline Arrows.

STICK TRICKS

Be in the picture on photo day!

PICTURE DAY on TBA

 

Team and individual pictures will take place on TBA for all girls field programs.

Our friends at Athletes Image have an early bird special for HLA families if you pre-order before TBA

To pre order your pictures, please click here.

Team schedule:

 


UPDATED: 2024 Girls field - PRACTICE SCHEDULE

PRACTICE SKED for all Bengals  (this is at the discretion of the coach,  subject to change)

SATURDAYS- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. U15 and U19 -- April  - TBA
(pre-season warm up tourney on TBA - U15/U19)
 
SUNDAYS- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. U11 and U13 -- April - TBA
 
-On outdoor turf at Heritage Green, 355 First Rd. W., Stoney Creek.
 

TUESDAYS /THURSDAYS - START May XX at Mohawk Sports Park for the remainder of the season.

TUESDAYS - May 23 to end - TBA
 
 

OWFL game days start May TBA.

REP - EARLY BIRD WARM-UP TOURNAMENT​

May TBA, 2023
Host Location: XXX
Divisions: U11, U13, U15, U19 and JEWL
 

 

JEWL games schedule to follow.  Hamilton U19 players are able to tryout for the OWFL JEWL Select team available to clubs who are not playing JEWL. More to come. Tryouts are late April/early May, be registered, be ready.

 

Registration for all programs is OPEN. 

IMPORTANT DATES:

-Any U9 players who qualify for a stick, you will get it at the first Baby Bengals session in May along with your pinnie.

** We are again offering the Baby Bengal program for girls ages 4 to 9 who would like a one day a week skills program to introduce parents and players to the game of Women's Field Lacrosse. Email hla.jmoore@gmail.com

If you are new, please be encouraged to give Bengal lacrosse a try.

BENGALS TEAM PRACTICES START in April.  We are running a Skills clinic for new and returning players on Saturdays, 12:45 to 2 p.m. at Wentworth Sports Complex. This 6 week program starts Saturday, Feb. 3. Price for the clinic is $60 for all sessions (paid by first attendance), or $15 per session drop in fee. *(Weather cancellations will not be made up).

Uniform fittings for Bengal rep teams deadline is TBA at THQ, 61 Hemstead Dr.

 
From the archives; Hamilton's Nicole Dorr carries the ball out of trouble in league action in 2012

From the archives; Hamilton's Nicole Dorr carries the ball out of trouble in league action in 2012