The National Lacrosse League is returning to the Langley Events Centre this winter for a weekend of events and a pre-season game featuring the Calgary Roughnecks and the Colorado Mammoth.
The National Lacrosse League a team in Vancouver, the Ravens, from 2002 until 2004 but lacrosse has always had a grassroots community and fan base in the province through the BC Lacrosse Association.
“The National Lacrosse League is pleased to have Langley Events Centre host a second preseason game following the great success of last year’s event”, said Brian Lemon, NLL VP of Operations [source: Press Release].
The Langley Events Centre is the current home of the Western Lacrosse Association’s Langley Thunder.
The weekend will also feature a coaches talk and clinics for young players. The game will be played Saturday, December 8, 2012 between some of the league’s top stars like John Grant Jr. (Colorado), Gavin Prout (Colorado), Scott Ranger (Calgary), and Shawn Evans (Calgary). An autograph session will follow the game along with a social in the Langley Events Centre‘s banquet hall.
Tickets for the Calgary vs Colorado game start at $18 and go on sale tomorrow (Saturday, July 21, 2012) at 11:00am through Ticketmaster online or by calling 1-855-985-5000. If you would like to beat the box office, I also have a pair to give away. Here’s how you can enter to win:
- Leave a comment stating why you woud like to attend this lacrosse game (1 entry)
- Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 10:00am. Update The winner is Conrad!