We are excited to announce the Poland Heritage Box Team will be participating in its second IIJL Lacrosse Championship.
This year we will be bringing 3 teams:
- World Junior – August 8-14 2022 | Winnipeg, Canada (Player eligibility: Born in 2002, 2003, 2004)
- World U16 – September 2-5, 2022 | Buffalo, New York (Player eligibility: Born in 2007)
- World U18 – October 7-10, 2022 | Buffalo, New York (Player eligibility: Born in 2005, 2006)
*We no longer have open roster spots for the position of Goalie for World Junior
- World U16 roster has been filled
In 2019, the Poland Heritage Box Team finished second in their group and took sixth place overall. Roster, stats, and scores can be viewed here.
Playing for the Poland Heritage Box Team in the International Indoor Junior Lacrosse Championship is a highly coveted experience, in which roster spots are limited. We will be limiting the roster to 23 players (2 Goalies and 21 Runners).
As a “participating nation” any player must meet the below:
- U16 – Can’t turn 16 in 2022
- U18 – Can’t turn 18 in 2022
- U20 – Can’t turn 20 in 2022
- PARENTS – A birth parent, adoptive parents/guardian, or step-parent born in Poland
- GRANDPARENTS – A birth or adoptive grandparent(s) born in Poland; step-grandparent(s) are not acceptable
- GREAT GRANDPARENTS – A birth or adoptive great grandparent(s) born in Poland; step-great grandparent(s) are not acceptable
- MARRIAGE – Partner/spouse being a passport holder of the country, with the qualification that the partner/spouse, and husband, must be resident in the country being represented
Please specify which of these options during registration below
Further details regarding eligibility can be viewed here.