News and Announcements

2017 VMLA Volunteering and your $75.

Dear 2017 parents,
FYI, the VMLA Box season is not over yet. Our Midget Boys are still in the loop. They have just started to play in the Midget Provincial Championships in Langley. They won their first game yesterday. Go Vancouver Go! …and YES! Volunteering is still possible!
As the volunteer coordinator for VMLA, I have done my very best to keep track of the volunteering activities this 2017 Box Lacrosse season. Volunteering activities such as: SMB & Renfrew Spring cleaning, Photo Day, Sid Dann, WLA, coaches, assistant coaches, door personnel, team managers, time and score keepers, Ice & First Aid Kit attendants, jersey washers, party hosts, coordinators, VMLA board members, etc. Team managers have also helped and collaborated with me, to confirm volunteering activities within their own team.
Remember that a post-dated cheque of $75. was requested from each family at the start of the season. Since June 30th, most families that have been identified as being inactive, have already received a warning that their $75. was at risk of being cashed. It was done using the messaging system of e-Pact. This was a good opportunity to update the “volunteering activity check list”. With all the corrections done, most teams having wrap up their season, and having done an as detailed job as possible to identify who volunteered and who didn’t, we are now in the midst of processing the volunteer cheques that will be cashed. Following this communication today, July 21, to all 2017 VMLA families, another one will follow only for those who will see their $75. cheque being cashed. If you do not receive it, it means that your $75. cheque will be destroyed by our treasurer. If you receive it, it means BINGO your $75. cheque will be cashed.
If you have volunteered but would like to donate your $75. to the association, please let us know ASAP. That would be very much appreciated and helpful. You will also be acknowledged for this nice action.
With this new potential fund, it looks as it could partly pay for the purchasing of at least one new set of jerseys. So, the money will be used wisely. You should know that a set of 30 jerseys costs approximately $2000.
This season, many of you helped with small tasks within your child’s team or at special VMLA events, etc. VMLA certainly appreciated all your help. However, there are still too few of us doing too many key tasks. To all of you who took time, in a big or small way, to volunteer and get involved, THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH. I hope more of you will consider VOLUNTEERING for KEY ROLE next season. For more info on the various tasks, check the volunteer tab on VMLA website. Or, send a jingle to Gigi your volunteer coordinator and our fantastic Monsieur le VMLA President: Michael Hagel. We can discuss all possibilities.
I hope this process has been transparent and fair for all of you. If you have any concerns or questions, please let myself and Michael know.
Pardon my English!
Have a wonderful summer! Hope to see many of you during the 2017-18 Field LAX season.

Gigi St-Arnaud
VMLA Volunteer Coordinator VMLA e-Pact Administrator VMLA Jersey Manager 2017 Mini-Tyke IL Commissioner

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Come out to Langley Event Centre to cheer our Midget boys onto victory!

Thursday July 20 Langely vs Vancouver 6pm LEC Main arena WIN 5-2!!
Friday July 21 Vancouver vs Kamloops 4:30pm Field House WIN 10-2!!
Saturday July 22 Vancouver vs Prince George 2pm Field House Loss 8-2
Saturday July 22 vs Saanich Loss 8-5
Sunday July 23 Bronze Medal vs Abby 9 am Field House

Scores will be updated regularly. Hope to see you there!

Check out the VMLA Photo Album for highlights of this season!

Bantam C's Win Bronze!

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jul 16, 2017 12:15PM PDT
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Whoop Whoop! Congratulations to the Bantam C’s for a fantastic win against Comox Valley!
VMLA is proud of all the kids who played in the Bantam Provincial Tournament this weekend. They played hard and had fun!

Congratulations to …
Rammy Singh C for the Warrior Fair Play Award
Jesse Dodds C for the All Star Award
Jasper Bell A2 for the Warrior Fair Play Award
Josh Alexander A2 for the All Star Award
Bantam C for Most Sportsmanship Team Award
Mark Collett for the Coachs’ Award A2 Division

Check out our Photo Album below for exciting pictures!

Field Lacrosse 2017-18

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jul 13, 2017 7:13PM PDT
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Pre-registration is now open for 2017-18 Vancouver Field Lacrosse!

Please email your childs’ name, birth year and contact name to registrar@vancouverlacrosse.com

You will be added to the pre-reg list and will be notified directly when registration opens at the end of July.

2017-18 Field Lacrosse Fees

U7 2010-2012 $140 $160
U9 2008-2009 $220 $240
U11 2006-2007 $240 $260
U13 2004-2005 $250 $270
U15 2002-2003 $260 $280
U18 1999-2001 $280 $300

Refund Policy
Prior to Sept 1 Full Refund minus $50
Sept 1-Oct 31 50% Refund
After Oct 31 No Refund
Early Bird Until August 15, 2016

Fields that are used are:

South Memorial Turf – (Fridays from 4-6PM. U7, U9 & U11 Practice & Sundays 8-9AM U7 & U9 Games)

Eric Hamber Highschool Turf – (Fridays, 7-9PM for U13 & U18 Practice)

Vancouver Technical Highschool Turf – (Saturdays 6-9PM Games)

Empire Field Turf – (Mondays, 5-6PM for U15 Practice)

*Times and Team allotment is subject to change pending Coach availability and team formations.

News from the CLA

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jul 13, 2017 6:29PM PDT
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Women’s Lacrosse World Cup is starting in England today!

http://cla.pointstreaksites.com/view/cla/news-feed/news_489418