Claremont Lacrosse - next few weeks, Spartan Shootout and Space Needle

Posted by Claremont Lacrosse on Nov 17 2019 at 03:46PM PST in 2019-20

Hello all – well….took too long and was tough to be away for 3 weeks but at least it is done and we can get back to normal and routines

I’ll update the calendar/schedule at school for the boys as well as team site but…here is a quick snap shot for upcoming weeks

Mon, Nov 18 – please bring cleats, runners, and gear for lacrosse. Tomorrow will be chaos with facilities and schedules. I couldn’t arrange busing on the Sunday for Monday so we will be at school. Likely some good training/running wouldn’t be a bad thing!!
Tues, Nov 19 – Lacrosse at the turf
Wed, Nov 20 – PE/training at school
Thur, Nov 21 – Lacrosse at the turf
Fri, Nov 22 – Lacrosse at the turf

Mon, Nov 25 – Lacrosse at the turf
Tues, Nov 26 – Lacrosse at the turf
Wed, Nov 27 – PE/training at school
Thur, Nov 28 – Lacrosse at the turf
Fri, Nov 29/Sat, Nov 30 – Spartan Shootout (see below)

Mon, Dec 2 – Lacrosse at the turf
Tues, Dec 3 – Lacrosse at the turf
Wed, Dec 4 – PE/training at school
Thur, Dec 5 – Lacrosse at the turf
Fri-Sun, Dec 8 – Space Needle tourney in Seattle (see below)

Spartan Shootout – Nov 29/30
-teams are attached and I think are set (I hope no one is missed – did from home last week)
-we will have 4 set teams as well as gr 12 team and other grades at times too
-schedule is complete and in draft but before releasing am waiting on one more team from Vancouver
-games will be at Topaz park on Fri, UVic Fri night and both venues Saturday
-Friday Night Lights (our ‘seniors night’) is set for 7:30 at UVic with all guys in all grades playing prior so all players can be apart of the evening
-Gr 12 parents will be invited on the field prior to opening faceoff for a pic as well as a small gift.
-the coaches will be pulled in many different directions and may only get to games/fields prior to the start. The boys will be told and informed of schedule and expectations but it is critical they are responsible for being where they need to be for each and every game (transportation is not arranged for the Fri/Sat)
-Sponsorship ads for the program are still being asked for and likely all week will be ok to get those in. For any gold sponsors its important for Cheryl to know as our tourney shirts will have those logos
-More info to come as it unfolds
-lastly and VERY IMPORTANT – Lindsay Pepper will be sending out a volunteer request document when schedule is final. It is CRITICAL that all families please do their part and help as needed. With 21 teams, 2 venues, 5 fields, and 38 games it is too much for a few coaches and parents to run all

Space Needle tournament – Dec 6-8 in Seattle
-one gr 9/10 team and one gr 11/12 team of approx 20-22 players
-team selection is almost complete and we hope to have posted at school by Tues or Wed
-schedule will be out soon from tourney director
-permission forms to come with itinerary, details, and costs (approx $150-175)
-we will leave Fri from school using school bus, coach vehicles, and a few parent helpers (If you are able to do so please ensure that you have done the volunteer driving form and CRC both available on our school site under parent volunteers tab) – I’m guessing that we will need 2, maybe 3 drivers to help
-once in Seattle the boys will travel with a team and as a team as well as leaving Seattle as a program
-more details to come

thx – Darren

Athletic Director
Head Lacrosse Coach
Claremont Secondary
4980 Wesley Road, Victoria, BC V8Y 1Y9