|The High School Girl's Division now in its eighth year, will include 14
returning teams and will welcome 8 new teams-Rome, Team Las Vegas, Colorado Altitude, Team
Idaho, Team Dixie, Cal Lacrosse, OC Riptide, and Cal Ride (Southern California). Yes, the
tournament has grown to 22 teams! M&D Lax will return to defend their place as the 2004
Vail Shootout Champs. Teams to watch-PA Express, Heros and yes, our own near and dear Colorado
teams. With the addition of teams, we will have a Gold, Silver and Bronze division winner.
Player ability ranges from All- Americans and National Tournament players to young passionate
players who want a mixed game experience. Some of the teams are very strong and others show
vast improvement year after year. Some players are returning to the tournament for the second
time. Others will experience their first Rocky Mountain High! Some have decided to attend
college in Colorado resulting from their experience at the Tournament and with Colorado. This
wonderful and FUN tournament includes talented athletes displaying strength, speed, agility,
incredible stick skills and a high level of game strategies. It also displays the ability
and passion of many excellent coaches who look forward to this tournament year after year.
But most of all, the tournament fosters new friendships with players from all over the country
and a special appreciation for Colorado and all its splendor!