The first half of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout completed on Wednesday with the final games of the U19 Boys and Girls tournaments. Hero’s 2017 defeated Team HLA in the Girls’ Gold Bracket finals. Meanwhile, newcomers, Red Bandana, took down Colorado in the U19 Boys division. Thursday begins the Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions.Coverage: HS Boys HS Girls
Day four of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout saw another champion crowned, as the Elder Statesmen took first in the Supermasters division once again. This marks the fourth consecutive championship win for the Statesmen. Colorado and the Red Bandanas defeated their opponents in the semi-final games and will face off in Wednesday’s championship game for the U19 Boys. The Florida Kings and Brady’s Bunch will compete for the Division 2 Championship. Hero’s 2017 and Team HLA will be competing for first in the U19 Girls division Gold Bracket. Summit Elite and Team 180 2019 will play for first in the Silver Bracket.
Coverage: Supermasters HS Boys HS Girls
Day three of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout continued with play in five divisions, U19 Boys and Girls, Supermasters, Grandmasters, and Zenmasters. Both Grandmasters and Zenmasters champions were crowned, with the Eldest Statesmen taking first in the Grandmasters once again and Los Abuelos de C2C taking their second straight championship in the Zenmasters.
Tuesday, the Elder Statesmen will take on Moondoggies to decide the next Supermasters champion. The U19 Girls will begin their first day of bracket play and the U19 Boys will decide which semi finalists will play in the championship game.Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters HS Boys HS Girls
The Supermasters (age 40+) division is left with four undefeated teams heading into the semi-finals on Monday. The Grandmasters (age 50+) division is down to the Eldest Statesmen vs. Mr. Boh for tomorrow's championship game. Our Zenmasters (age 60+) division looks to be crowning a new champion for it's second year of action. The first day of pool play for HS Boys and Girls is complete with most of the seedings intact.
Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters HS Boys HS Girls
The 44th Annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout began play on Saturday, June 25. Players as young as 6 and older than 60 convened for the first day of play. Youth players honed their skills during a clinic and Chumash tournament. The Supermasters (age 40+) participated in pool play to determine the bracket for the division, while the Grandmasters (age 50+) and Zenmasters (age 60+) divisions completed their first day of play.Tomorrow’s tournament play will expand to include both the High School Boys and Girls divisions. The Under 19 Boys will start with pool play to determine bracket placement for the remainder of the tournament. The Under 19 High School Girls tournament will also get started with all games being played at the Edwards fields. Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters
Saturday, June 25th to Sunday, July 3rd 2016Chumash (Boys 7-12): June 25th
The Shootout is partnering with the Cover Rock Music Festival, which will be held on June 25th and 26th at Nottingham Lake Pavilion in Avon. The music festival coincides with the first days of the Supermasters, Grandmasters, Zenmasters and High School divisions. This unique music festival features nearly a dozen tribute bands. Relive the Summer of 1969 with the sounds of The Band, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the Who, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and others in a special setting in the Rocky Mountains.
Cover Rock is offering a special ticket discount and FREE transportation to the festival to Vail Lax participants. You can now get 4 tickets for the price of 3 and/or 25% off by using the code "LAX". The first 100 tickets bought will also receive free transportation back and forth on the Turtle Bus party bus leaving hourly from the Vail Transportation Center and West Vail, if desired.
The concert/festival starts each day at noon and runs thru 10pm and is coordinated near perfection with our game schedules. For more information and to purchase your tickets go to www.coverrockfestival.com.
The Shootout is partnering with Alpine Mobile Physicians. You can discover caring mobile physicians who provide a pharmacy, access to oxygen, and house call medical services in case of illness or injury during the tournament. They specialize in altitude illness and are skilled in both adult and pediatric care. All physicians are board certified in Emergency Medicine or Family Practice with extensive urgent care experience. For more information go to alpinemobilephysicians.com.