LACROSSE-TV and 2019 Minor Box Nationals Partner
LACROSSE-TV.COM and the 2019 Minor Box Lacrosse Nationals, hosted by the Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association, announced today a partnership that will see live pay-per-view coverage of the event being played at the Coquitlam Sports and Leisure Centre, Poirier Forum and New Westminster’s Queen’s Park Arena. Lacrosse-TV will be the exclusive broadcast home for 81 games, as well as the opening ceremonies. The opening ceremonies will be broadcast free of charge and will be available on social media channels as well.
Jake Elliott, the premiere voice of Lacrosse in BC will handle play by play duties for select round robin and medal round games. Ian Douglas and Braeden Oakes will also handle play by play duties throughout the week. Ian has called Jr A lacrosse in BC for the last number of years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with him. Braeden, a former lacrosse player, is currently the voice of SFU Hockey and will bring his passion for the sport of Lacrosse to his play calling.
Round robin games will be a single camera delivery with arena audio only. Select games per day will have play by play voices mentioned above.
“On behalf of Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse and the Host Committee, we are extremely pleased to partner with Lacrosse-TV to showcase the Nationals on the web.” Stated Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse President Garrett Ungaro. “Jake Elliott is a leading lacrosse broadcaster who follows Minor, Junior, Senior, Pro and International lacrosse. We look forward to showcasing our games and our city to the rest of the online world!”
The tournament will see participation from seven member associations spread across seven provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia) and Indigenous territories representing the First Nations Lacrosse Association. There are five separate divisions competing; pee wee, bantam, midget, and female bantam and midget.
The 2019 Minor Box Lacrosse National Championships begin August 20th concluding with medal games on August 24th. The first set of games kick off at 8:30am PT (11:30am ET) on Tuesday, August 20 with three games. In the female bantam division British Columbia will square off against Alberta, while Ontario will face Nova Scotia, while in the female midget division Nova Scotia takes on British Columbia.
Lacrosse fans from all over the world can tune in to catch all the action of Canada’s National summer sport on the Lacrosse-TV streaming service. The full schedule of broadcast games can be found at www.lacrosse-tv.com/cla. Packages and pricing details will be released shortly.
Standings, news and statistics can be found at www.2019minorboxlacrossenationals.ca