Saturday, June 25th to Sunday, July 3rd 2016Zenmasters (60 & Over): June 25th - 27th
The final day of the 2015 Vail Lacrosse Shootout proved exciting as always as the Men’s Masters and Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions finished play and crowned their victors. Warrior Fuel eeked out a close win over the Lady LOFers in the Women’s Elite Championship. In the Men’s Masters, Boonedoggle was awarded first place thanks to a perfect record within their division. Finally, perennial favorite Dynasy/Lacrossewear claimed yet another trophy after a rainy win over Brine Elite in the Men’s Elite division.Coverage: Men's Elite Women's Elite Masters
The penultimate day of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout was especially patriotic and thrilling. The Men’s Masters and Women’s Elite divisions continued round-robin play. Meanwhile, the Men’s Elite completed the semi-final round of their bracket. Dynasty/Lacrossewear and Brine Elite will face off in tomorrow’s Men’s Elite Championship, and the Women’s Elite Championship game will be between Warrior Fuel and Lady LOFers.Coverage: Men's Elite Women's Elite Masters
Day 7 of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout saw the start of the Men’s Master’s division and day two of play for the Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions. While there are some frontrunners in each division, the titles remain up for grabs—it truly is anyone’s game this week and fans should stay tuned for some superb and fun-to-watch lacrosse.Coverage: Men's Elite Women's Elite Masters
The second half of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout brought the start of the Men’s and Women’s Elite divisions and only a little rain. Some of the favorites from past years have returned, including last year’s Men’s Elite champions, Dynasty/Lacrossewear. Dynasty seems poised for victory again after a decisive 24 to 1 win in today’s game. The tournament will get a little busier tomorrow as the Men’s Masters division begins.Coverage: Men's Elite Women's Elite
The first half of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout completed on Wednesday with the final games of the U19 Boys and Girls tournaments. Newcomers Les Diables Bleus defeated last year’s champions, Team HLA, in the Girls’ finals. Meanwhile, the Baltimore Crabs won their ninth championship in 10 years over 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 third consecutive championship win for the Statesmen. Colorado and the Baltimore Crabs defeated their opponents in the semi-final games and will face off in Wednesday’s championship game for the U19 Boys. Les Diables Bleus and Team HLA will be competing for first in the U19 Girls division Gold Bracket. New Image and Team 180 2019 will play for first in the Silver Bracket.Coverage: HS Boys HS Girls Supermasters
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 the first ever 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: HS Boys HS Girls Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters
The second day of the Vail Lacrosse Shootout was a busy one. The tournament continued with the Men’s Supermasters, Grandmasters, and Zenmasters divisions and expanded to include the U19 Boys and Girls divisions.
Monday’s games will conclude the Zenmasters division and will decide the next champion of the Grandmasters.Coverage: HS Boys HS Girls Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters
The Vail Lacrosse Shootout began play on Saturday, June 27, marking its 43rd annual tournament. After a year’s hiatus, the Men’s Supermasters and Grandmasters returned to field, accompanied by the Boys Chumash tournament. Players 60 and above also convened for the first ever Zenmasters division.Coverage: Grandmasters Supermasters Zenmasters
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.