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Coliseum Transformation Survey

The City of Edmonton is considering the Coliseum’s future as a sport and recreation facility. Northlands has proposed a six-sheet arena. The City wants Edmontonians' ideas to help in developing additional options for this Edmonton sports icon.

This is an opportunity to share your ideas with project staff and other Edmontonians about transforming the Coliseum as a sport and recreation facility.

Please take a moment and click the link below to complete the survey ensuring to have lacrosse included in the discussion.

https://www.edmontoninsightcommunity.ca/R.aspx?a=1432&as=jA1LV29Ds1

The survey results will help the City understand the vision Edmontonians have for a transformed Coliseum and the activities that Edmontonians may wish to do in a future sport and recreation focused Coliseum.  Let’s ensure we include lacrosse in the discussion.  Survey deadline is Thursday, December 1st.

Thank you

Posted on Sat, Nov 26, 2016

South Edmonton Warriors Become A Member of the Alberta Field Lacrosse Association

The South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club were accepted as a member of the Alberta Field Lacrosse Association at the Annual AFLA meeting in Banff.  The Immediate focus will be on developing a provincial league for major aged players, however we will still be working towards establishing a Warrior's minor field program that has been in the club's planning stages since 2011.  This is a very exciting development for the club and it's future.

Please keep checking the website and facebook page for the most up to date information on club news.

Thank you.
Posted on Sat, Nov 19, 2016

Competitive Development Clinic January 13 - 15

Please see the link here for information on the upcoming Competitve Development Clinic being offered on January 13 to 15.

If you have any further questions or comments on this, please contact Nick at the ALA office at nick@albertalacrosse.com
Posted on Sat, Nov 19, 2016

St. Albert Rams Fall/Winter Drop-In

The St. Albert Rams will be hosting a Fall/Winter Drop-in again this year, at Servus Place, for minor lacrosse aged players and those wishing to try our great sport.  We again have the privilege of Todd Lorenz conducting our Drop-in sessions.  Todd is an inductee into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and is a three time Mann Cup Champion over a13 year Senior A career acquiring 857 points in 434 games.  He has been an NLL Referee, NLL Offensive Coach with the Edmonton Rush, and continues to coach Junior A and Senior B lacrosse in St Albert.  Most recently he was part of the St Albert Senior B Miners’ coaching staff winning the 2016 President’s Cup.  Todd has been a long time supporter of the minor lacrosse in the Edmonton area conducting these types of sessions for our players as well as mentorship sessions for our coaches.

 

This is a great opportunity for our young players to maintain their skills over the offseason.

 

The first session is 17 October and they will run every Monday night until 27 February with the exception of 31 October, 26 December, 2 January, and 20 February.  We will be running the following divisions and timings:

 

6:00 to 700PM – Mini-Tyke and Tyke (Born in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012)

7:00 to 8:00PM – Novice and PeeWee (Born in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007)

8:00 to 9:00PM – Bantam and Midget (Born in 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003)

 

These sessions are for boys and girls and are open to previous players, current players, and new/future players.


The cost of each session will be $10.00 per player.  Please note, these drop-in sessions are sanctioned by the ALA and therefore any new players will have to complete a registration and waiver form.


This is a great option for players that want to keep their sticks in their hands over the winter when they can attend, but possibly could not commit to the Vimy or Apex Winter Camps due to conflicts with other winter activities.  It is also a great opportunity for those curious about the game to come try it before the next season begins.


Thank you

Posted on Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Warriors AGM - 2nd notice

* 2nd Reminder notice*
The South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club will be having it's Annual General Meeting
on Tuesday, November 1st at the Clubs office located
at 8812- 51 Avenue starting at 7:00 pm. All current members in good standing are welcome to attend.

Positions up for election are:
Vice President (Minor) - 2 year term
Secretary - 1 year term
Treasurer - 1 year term
Registrar - 1 year term
Equipment Manager - 1 year term


** bylaw additions/amendments will be voted on as well:


Posted on Wed, Oct 12, 2016

Win


Championship win....
Posted on Wed, Oct 12, 2016

TBT


Posted on Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving & Thank You Casino Volunteers

The South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club Executive would like to wish all of our coaches, guardians, parents, players, and volunteers a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.  If you are travelling, please travel safe and please remember to take a moment and reflect on the good things in life you are most thankful for.

We would also like to extend a big “Thank You” to all of those that volunteered for our casino this past Friday and Saturday.  Your efforts are greatly appreciated by the Club, and the executive … Thank you so much for your time and effort.

South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club Executive.

Posted on Sun, Oct 09, 2016

Annual General Meeting

The South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club will be having it Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 1st at the Club’s office located at 8812 – 51 Avenue starting at 7:00pm.  All current members in good standing are welcome to attend.

Positions up for election are:

Vice President (Minor) – 2 year term

Secretary – 1 year term

Treasurer – 1 year term

Registrar – 1 year term

Equipment Manager – 1 year term

The following bylaw additions/amendments will be voted on as well:

Addition of Vice President (Major)

Addition of Budget Approval Process   

Addition of Expenditure Approval Process        

Amendment of fiscal year end from February 15th to September 30th

Thank you

South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club Executive

Posted on Sun, Oct 02, 2016

Vimy Winter Lacrosse Program

VIMY LACROSSE

WINTER LACROSSE PROGRAM 2016/17

60% FULL - REGISTER NOW!!!


YEAR 6 of the Vimy Winter Lacrosse Program is now accepting registration. We are extremely excited about the upcoming year and seeing even greater development for all the participants. Sessions will run from early November until March at the Leduc Recreation Centre. Sessions will be divided between skill development and controlled game play. Our focus in the beginning of the program is to develop the skills and as we proceed through the program to increase the gameplay. It is our objective to teach players to play the game the proper way and allow them to show their skills of during the games. Our mandate in this program is to develop lacrosse players who have sound fundamentals. For our goalies, we will be bringing in goalie instructors to ensure players at this position are receiving quality instruction on technique and skills. Specific goalie sessions will be provided during the program to allow us to work directly with the young players.

STAFF


Jimmy Quinlan – Lead teacher at Vimy Lacrosse, a sports alternative program that provides lacrosse training to students within the Edmonton Public School Board. Jimmy played for several years in the National Lacrosse League before stepping behind the bench as an Assistant Coach for the team where he won the league championship the past two years.

Paul Rai – Founder and Director of Vimy Lacrosse, program now in its 12th year of operation and boasting over 100 student-athletes. Paul has 20 years of lacrosse coaching experience working with players from Mini Tyke to Senior Mens. He has led box and field teams to numerous tournaments across North America and has won a Presidents Cup Senior Championship as a player and coach.

Mike DeGirolamo – Mike will be our Head Goalie Coach. Mike finished his Junior A career playing for the Whitby Warriors under Head Coach Derek Keenan. He finished the season second in the league with a 7.76 GAA. Mike was drafted by the Edmonton Rush in 2014 and is working hard to secure a spot in the NLL this upcoming season. He finished this summer playing for the Nanaimo Timbermen of the WLA.

Tony DeGans - Tony graduated from the University of Alberta in 2015 with his Bachelor of Kinesiology with a major in Coaching. Tony has been with Vimy Lacrosse for the past 3 years and has continued to enhance the program with his work with the newly formed Donnan Lacrosse at Donnan Elementary. Tony has also worked with Junior A and Junior B Titans for the past four years. His dedication to the sport of lacrosse is exceptional and loves working with young aspiring players.


Erik Turner - Erik is an alumnus of Vimy Lacrosse where he attended high school before leaving for Cornell where he was a member of the Big Red lacrosse team for four years. During his time with the Big Red the team won 3 Ivy League Titles, made 3 NCAA tournament appearances, and one Final Four appearance. Erik brings a wealth of knowledge about the game, and is very excited for the opportunity to help develop the next group of Alberta lacrosse players. Erik works as an instructor at Donnan Lacrosse.


Cost: $395 for Minityke/Tyke/Novice
$425 for all other age groups
All Sessions @ Leduc Recreation Centre (Field House)
(30 runners and 4 goalies available at each level).

Each player will receive a Vimy Lacrosse Pinnie and Vimy Lacrosse apparel.


To register for the Winter Lacrosse, please visit www.aadie.ca and login to AAD Registration to create your profile. If you have registered with us previously, please use your current profile.


Bantam/Midget/Junior Girls (2004 birthyear and older) – Tuesday Evenings

Minityke/Tyke (09, 10, 11 birthyears) – Sunday mornings
Novice (07, 08 birthyear) – Sunday mornings
Pee Wee (05, 06 birthyear) – Sunday afternoons
Bantam (03, 04 birthyear) – Saturday evenings
Midget/Junior(02 birthyear and older) – Saturday evenings

(Please note that we will do our best to groups players on ability and will move players around to promote the best learning environment)

For more information on the program please email Paul Rai at paul.rai@epsb.ca. To find out more information on Vimy Lacrosse please visit http://vimyedmonton.ca/lacross e/ .

(Dates are tentative and subject to change based on final registration numbers)

Posted on Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Season Ending Thank Yous, Equipment/Jersey Return, & Warriors' Casino

With ALA Provincials now in the books, and the minor box season officially over for the GELC, the Executive of the South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club would like to extend thanks and gratitude to all of those parents/guardians/fans that volunteered their time in some manner to help make your player's season a successful one.  Whether it was as a Coach, Manager, Jersey Parent, or you worked in the penalty box for a game or two, we would not be able to function as a club with your support and selfless donation of your time.  It is greatly appreciated.

 

We would like to wish all of our players that are continuing to play, whether it is for Team Alberta (box or field) or playing field this summer with the Edmonton Razorbacks, a safe enjoyable summer where you can continue to not only develop your skills as a player, but your passion for the game.

 

This year, rather than make the equipment/jersey drop off on a specific date or time, we are asking that you drop off any goalie equipment or jerseys that you may have at The Grind (8812 - 51 Avenue during their regular hours) at your earliest convenience.  You will be asked to sign an equipment/jersey form once the equipment/jerseys are inspected.  Please note that the jerseys should be washed prior to returning them, and it would be greatly appreciated if they could be sorted in numerical order.  As it pertains to goalie equipment, for sanitary reasons, it is required that the equipment be cleaned prior to returning it.  The Grind has offered us a 50% discount on equipment cleaning making the cost only $20.00.  This can be paid when the equipment is dropped off.  Please note that all issued goalie equipment must be returned so we can properly inventory what we have so we can make accurate decisions on what equipment we need to purchase for the following season.  We need to make said order by the end of August to ensure delivery for the 2017 season.  For any Warriors goalies that may be participating in camps over the summer, fall or winter, we can ensure that you have gear for your camps with enough notice provided to equipment@warriorslacrosse.ca and/or info@warriorslacrosse.ca.

 

Lastly, we have been allocated a casino by the ALGC for the 7th and 8th of October (as per previous emails).  If you are interested in volunteering for the casino, please contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteers@warriorslacrosse.caSpots were grabbed quickly however openings sometimes come available as people's availability change.

 

Thank you

South Edmonton Warriors Executive 

Posted on Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Junior Players giving back to the minor program

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Posted on Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Girls Box Lacrosse

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Posted on Sun, Jun 19, 2016

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Posted on Sat, Jun 18, 2016

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True Warriors...Kicking Cancers Butt
Posted on Sat, Jun 18, 2016

South Edmonton Warriors Casino - October 7th & 8th

Hello Warriors Players and Parents,

We have received notification from the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission that our allotted casino dates for this fall are Friday, October 7th and Saturday, October 8th at the Argyll Casino.  The funds received from this casino continue to allow us to not only purchase new jerseys and equipment (when required) and provide free shorts every second year, but also allows us to keep our fees the lowest in the GELC.

With the allocation of these casino dates, we will require a number of volunteers to fill the requirements for each of the following roles for both Friday and Saturday:

from 9:15am - 6:30pm

General Manager (1), Banker (1), Cashier (2), Chip Runner (1)

from 6:15pm - 3:45am

General Manager (1), Banker (1), Cashier (2), Chip Runner (2)

from 11:30pm - 3:30am

Count Room Supervisor (1), Count Room (6)

Volunteers will receive the following discounts towards their 2017 registration:

per 9:15am - 6:30pm shift - $120.00

per 6:15pm - 3:45am shift - $150.00

per 11:30pm - 3:30am shift - $100.00

If you are interested in volunteering for the casino, please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator at volunteer@warriorslacrosse.ca.  In your email, please state your name and contact information, as well as the role you would like (in order of preference) and the shift(s) you would like to work (in order of preference).  Volunteer positions will be filled on a first received/first filled basis, so if you covet a particular role and time, be sure to reply sooner than later.

Thank you
Posted on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Game Photos Welcome- 2016 Season


Posted on Wed, May 04, 2016

Photos always welcome- 2016 Season


Posted on Wed, May 04, 2016

Game 2015


Posted on Wed, May 04, 2016

JrB Tier1 Warriors Vs Titans 2016

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Posted on Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Warriors Field Explained

We have been receiving a few question in regards to the field program we are offering and would like to provide some more details of it to the Warriors membership.

The initial goal of the program is to introduce the game, and key fundamentals, of the sport of field lacrosse to interested Warriors members.  Our program is not competing with the Edmonton Razorbacks nor the Apex Lacrosse Club.  In fact we would encourage our players to continue to foster their passion for the field game by playing with the Razorbacks for the field season in July and August, as well pushing themselves to try out for an Apex Lacrosse Club Travel Team.

The program will run on Sundays, beginning on May 8th and ending on June 19th, excluding May 22nd.  We are still confirming field allocations with the City and are confident on having those booked by the end of the week.  Very few, if any, GELC times will conflict with this schedule.  Other tournaments, if your box team commits to them, will probably conflict.

The fee includes a Warrior Warriors field pinnie, insurance, equipment, coaching, and the field rental.  We are hoping to to have each one of the sessions on one of the City's artificial turf fields that are well maintained and free of garbage and debris in hopes of having the safest playing environment for our players.  If we are unable to secure turf fields for all of the sessions, we will be looking at how we can add value in other ways or by providing a small refund.

As it pertains to the coaching, running the program will be Erik Turner.  Erik began his lacrosse career at 12 years old playing box locally for the St. Albert Rams.  He was introduced to field lacrosse in the 9th grade through the Edmonton Razorbacks Program.  He went on to play NCAA Division 1 field lacrosse at Cornell University as an attackman/midfielder.  During his time with the Big Red the team won 3 Ivy League titles, made 3 NCAA Tournament appearances, and one Final Four appearance.  He not only brings a wealth of knowledge about the game, but a passion for it as well.  He is very excited for the opportunity to work on this new Warriors initiative and to help develop the next group of Alberta lacrosse players to reach their desired level of play.

All of those that register for the field program prior to Thursday, April 14th at 11:59:59pm will be entered into a draw for a Cascade helmet with a Warriors decal set on it.  The draws for these will take place at the Warriors Welcome Night on Friday, April 15th at the St. Basil's Cultural Center.

Warriors' players will have until end of day Wednesday, April 20th for exclusive registration for the program.  If the group size of a division requires it, we will then extend an invitation to other select GELC member clubs in order to meet our minimum size requirement.  Once we reach the maximum group size, there will be no more registrations permitted regardless of club affiliation and we will not remove other GELC member club's players for Warrior players, so please ... if you are interested in having your player participate, please register prior to April 20th.  Registration will end on Saturday, April 30 at 11:59:59pm.

If you have any further questions that were not answered here, please email field@warriorslacrosse.ca.

Thank you
Posted on Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Warriors Welcome Night Reminder & Warriors Online Store

Our first Warriors Welcome Night is being held on Friday, April 15th at the St. Basils Cultural Center (10819 - 71st Avenue).  The evening program will begin at 6:30pm with the pizza dinner to follow shortly after that.  There will be numerous draw prizes throughout the evening, which include:

- 2 SportScreens (https://ca.thesportscreen.com/) with lacrosse specific targets

- 1 free registration, per age group, for the 2017 season

- miscellaneous lacrosse prizes

The team with the most players there (percentage based on roster size) will win a special prize as well, so make sure as many of your player's teammates are there as possible for the chance at this prize.

The cost of of the night is $6.00 per player and registration is done through our SportzSoft system.  The deadline to register is 11:59:59pm on Tuesday, April 12th.  If a parent/guardian or sibling is interested in having some pizza for dinner, guest tickets are available as well for only $6.00.  We have no floor times booked that night, so unless your team is in a tournament somewhere it would be great to have as many Warrior players there as possible.

Any players from other clubs that are playing with the Warriors for the 2016 season are welcome to attend, and any Warrior player that has been released to another club for the season, is still welcome to attend.

New for the 2016 season is an online store set up through gologo.ca.  By clicking the link here: www.gologowear.com and clicking on the custom stores link and logging in (login: Warriors ... password: 2016), you will be taken to the Warriors online store which consists of t-shirts, hoodies, and other apparel items with the Warriors logo on them.  You can purchase any item on the site and can even add some personal touches to the pieces, like names or numbers, if you so choose.  When selecting your product(s) you will be required to select your team.  All orders will arrive at the same time and will be boxed by team.  Your order will be bagged individually within that team’s box.  All orders will be then be available to be picked up by the Coach/Assistant Coach/Manager of each respective team from the Warriors office when the orders are received.

Please note the order deadline of Sunday, April 17th.  We need to have this tight deadline to ensure that we will receive the product by the middle of May so you can wear your Warriors swag with pride during the rest of the box season.

Thank you

Posted on Wed, Apr 06, 2016

Field Lacrosse Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the first ever South Edmonton Warriors Field Lacrosse Program.  The program will run from Sunday, May 8th to Sunday, June 19th and will be run by Division 1 Attackman, and Cornell Alumni, Erik Turner.

There will a 20 player minimum registration requirement for a division to run as well as 30 player maximum, so if you are interested, please register early to ensure your player(s) secure their spot.  We will be supporting a waiting list once the first 30 paid registrations are received, and if the waiting list for an age division exceeds 20 registrants, we will then offer a second group splitting the total registered players into two groups.

The goal of this program is to expose more Warriors players to the great game of field lacrosse by providing those players the best field specific coaching by some of our areas most experienced field players in a group size where it is possible for the coach(es) to develop not only our players' abilities, but also their knowledge of the game.

We are still working out field allocations with the City and awaiting responses from other clubs for potential scrimmage opportunities.  As those pieces of the puzzle fall into place, we will be communicating them to you. 

Unless you are a goalie, the equipment for field lacrosse is no different then that required for box.  Although, there are merits to wearing a field lacrosse helmet versus a box lacrosse helmet, a field lacrosse helmet is not required.

If you have any field lacrosse related questions, please email field@warriorslacrosse.ca.

Thank you
Posted on Fri, Apr 01, 2016

Interested in Officiating

The ALRA has released their Edmonton Clinic dates.  If you are interested in giving back to the game, and making a little money, please click here for more information:

Thank you
Posted on Fri, Feb 26, 2016

2015 Tax Receipts

The 2015 tax receipts were recently emailed out via the Ramp System.  If you did not receive this email, you can login in to Ramp by clicking here.  Your login for Ramp will be the email address you used to create your Ramp profile the first time you registered your son or daughter to play for the South Edmonton Warriors Lacrosse Club.  Remember that the children's fitness tax credit has been increased to $1,000.00 per child for the 2015 tax year.

Thank you
Posted on Thu, Feb 18, 2016

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