ACHIEVEMENT AT 8,000 FT. ELEVATION
Known as the highest altitude tournament in the country, the Vail Lacrosse Tournament is a family-friendly competition, drawing nearly 2,000 players and 3,000 spectators to the Vail Valley!
The Vail Lacrosse Tournament laid down its roots in Vail in 1995, just as Lacrosse was picking up name recognition and momentum nationally. One of the few high-altitude tournaments of its kind, the event draws participants from around the country to compete while taking in the gorgeous Vail landscape and all the activities the area has to offer.
At 8,150 feet the Vail Lacrosse Tournament has something for everyone.
Exposure to teams and talent from across the nation
Approximately 100 teams in 4th,5th, 6th, 7th, 8th grade and High School boys and girl's divisions.
A unique team building experience that helps players develop as individuals.
Round-robin tournament format and divisional playoffs
First and second place trophies will be presented for each division.
Depending on field availability, tournament games will be held in Vail, Eagle-Vail, Avon, or Edwards.
Teams can extend their trip and participate in the Denver Shootout, the event precedes the Vail Lacrosse Tournament.
VLT IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF THE ALS FOUNDATION
Mission: To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
Vision: To create a world without ALS.
Currently, there is no cure and only two FDA approved treatments that modestly extend survival
The ALS Association Rocky Mountain works hard to provide services, encouraging a better quality of life, to over 500 families within the Rocky Mountain Region. Some of these services include multi-disciplinary clinics, support groups, individualized care consultation, equipment loans, respite grant assistance & most recently a children’s program.
The Vail Lacrosse Tournament is now collaborating with The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter. This is in attempt to spread awareness and raise funds to help provide these necessary services. Look for The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter at the tournament’s vendor villages to learn more.