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Twenty-one Countries Committed To 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

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The biggest field ever in the history of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Indoor Lacrosse Championship is set to take the stage in less than one year’s time.
A record 21 countries will look to go for gold next September with Langley Events Centre as the venue when the Championship will be contested for the first time on the West Coast.
The event runs September 19 to 28, 2019 with Langley Events Centre as the primary venue, and the LEC Fieldhouse and Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre serving as secondary locations.
This will the fifth edition of the Championship, which is held every four years, and Canada is gunning for a fifth consecutive gold medal having beaten the Iroquois Nationals in the Championship final all four times. The United States have also made the podium in each of the four events, taking the bronze medal.
The trio of lacrosse heavyweights will be joined by Australia, Austria, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic, England, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong,…

2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship head to LEC

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Langley Events Centre (LEC) is no stranger to hosting large-scale provincial, national and international events. But the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships will mark the facility’s largest-ever event.
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) announced LEC as the host venue at the closing ceremonies of the 2015 WILC, which were held on the Onondaga Nation in New York. Canada won that event and has taken gold at all four previous World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. The 2019 championships are scheduled for Sept. 18 to 29, 2019.
“On behalf of the Canadian Lacrosse Association and its members across Canada, I would like to thank the FIL for awarding this event to Canada,” stated Joey Harris, President, Canadian Lacrosse Association. “Hosting an international event such as this will have a positive impact on the growth of our sport and will give us the opportunity to showcase our national team program on home soil. We look forward to welcoming the global lacrosse community to …