Level Info 8U
Mixed - Boys & Girls
Birth Year - 2013 & 2014 Fees - $230
*Before March 1st*
The Beaumont Raiders Lacrosse Association is a member of the Greater Edmonton Lacrosse Council (GELC). The GELC is responsible for the administration of lacrosse programs for Edmonton and surrounding areas.
Communities that participate in league play are the Beaumont Raiders, Fort Saskatchewan Rebels, Leduc Crush, North Edmonton Wizards, Parkland Posse, Sherwood Park Titans, South Edmonton Warriors, St. Albert Rams, West Edmonton Blues, and Westlock Rock. Associate members from Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray may also be participating at the 8U thru 16U levels, resulting in weekend games in the schedule against these teams.
The 2022 lacrosse season for the Beaumont Raiders 8U begins April 19, 2022.
- 8U teams will consist of 8 to 16 players per team.
- 8U will receive two floor times per week - Tuesday and Thursday evenings with Game start times between 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Although every effort will be made to maintain a schedule of only these evenings there may be times where practices must be scheduled on another evening to provide 2 floor times per week. Please note there is a possibility of the odd Saturday or Sunday game. In the event that U8 games are back to back the second game will start at 7:00pm.
- Lacrosse practices will start at the beginning of April with League play to begin mid April.
- 8U teams are scheduled in close geographical proximity to Beaumont to make travel easier for parents. Typically there are three divisions of teams.
- 8U level lacrosse is full floor, ‘5 on 5’ lacrosse, with goalies. Referees are present for the game portion of the time slot to start and stop play. Play will be stopped for infractions.
- 8U will play approximately 8 to 10 league games
- There will be weekend games for Westlock, Grande Prairie and possibly Camrose within Edmonton/Area
- On the weekend of June 18th & 19th the 8U Wrap Up will occur with the facility TBD.
- All 8U teams are invited to participate in the Alberta Lacrosse Association David Fehr 8U/10U Festival in Cold Lake July 7th to 10th, 2022.