8 days at 8,000 feet.
The Vail Lacrosse Shootout returns to the beautiful mountain resort of Vail, Colorado this summer for the 45th annual event. As the premiere club tournament in the United States, Vail is home to some of the very best lacrosse in the world and will play host to over 65 men’s teams and 40 women’s teams in what has become a pilgrimage for any true lacrosse fan.
The Shootout started in Aspen in 1973 and was founded by Flip Naumburg and Jim Soran. After making its permanent move to Vail in 1979, the tournament has enjoyed steady growth and become a fixture on the lacrosse landscape. More than just a tournament, the Shootout is almost a spiritual gathering. It has become a place for “lacrosse people” of all ages to come together and celebrate their sport in a tribal manner, much in the same way the Native American forefathers did.
High School Boys & Girls (U19): June 25th - 28th
Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 29th - July 1st
Grandmasters (50 & over): June 29th - July 1st
Supermasters (40 & over): June 29th - July 1st
Elite Men & Women: July 1st - 4th
Masters Men & Women (30 & over): July 1st - 3rd
Youth Clinic: June 30th