True Lacrosse is thrilled to announce that in Summer 2020, we will be taking a U19 team to Limerick, Ireland to compete in the 2020 World Festival Tournament, the novice event run alongside the World Lacrosse Men's U19 World Championship!
The True U19 International Team roster will be comprised of boys from any of True Lacrosse's 16 member states. As proclaimed by the World Festival Tournament Director, players are eligible to be rostered if they are born on/after January 2, 2001.
This trip will be a combination of both lacrosse and cultural experiences. True U19 International will compete at the highest level against U19 teams from all over the world -- other teams currently registered come from countries such as Ireland, Germany, China, Turkey, England and more! The team will also be able to watch both qualifying the games and the World Lacrosse Men's U19 World Championship game. Simultaneously, players will have the opportunity to explore the beautiful, culturally rich country of Ireland -- excursions such as Cliffs of Moher, historic Limerick and Galway! For more information and a specific schedule outline (subject to change), please see documents below.
Questions? Please contact: Katharina Elberti | Manager of Travel, True Lacrosse | email@example.com
Thank you to all those who applied! You will receive an email from Katharina Elberti on August 23, 2019 letting you know if you have been Rostered or Waitlisted.
If Rostered: Accept or Decline Your Spot
You will work with Katharina (True) and Colleen O'Connor (WorldStrides) to officially register for the trip. Your roster spot is secured once your deposit has been paid to WorldStrides. If you decline, the spot will be offered to a member of the Waitlist.
If Waitlisted: If a roster spot opens up, you will be alerted and proceed accordingly.
September 3 at 9:00 AM CST: The final 24-man roster will be submitted to the World Lacrosse Festival Tournament Director.
Please direct all questions to Katharina Elberti at firstname.lastname@example.org
|August 12||7:30 PM CST / 8:30 PM EST||Informational Webinar|
|August 13||9:00 AM CST||True U19 International Team Application Released (application will be a digital survey available on this page)|
|August 20||11:59 PM CST||True U19 International Team Application Closes|
|August 21-22||---||True Management Team Decides Roster|
|August 23||9:00 AM CST||Selected Roster Released & Waitlist Notified|
|August 24-30||---||Selected players officially register with WorldStrides or release their roster spot to a Waitlister|
|September 3||9:00 AM CST||Final 24-Man Roster Submitted to World Lacrosse Festival|
Who is Eligible?
Any current member of a True Lacrosse Boys Program who was born on/after January 2, 2001 is eligible. We will have a 24-man roster.
July 12 - 19, 2020
Can I still play for my True program?
Yes! Similar to True National, rostering on the True U19 International Team will not disqualify you from playing with your normal program. However, you will be abroad July 12 - 19, 2020 and must therefore miss any tournaments/events your team has on those dates.
Parents Attending & Chaperones
Parents are welcome to attend, but will be responsible for their own trip logistics. However, the team will be chaperoned with 3 True Lacrosse Coaches & Personnel, and 1 WorldStrides Representative, so parents are not required to attend.
Do I need a passport?
Yes, you will need a valid passport issued by the United States of America that does not expire before September 2020.
All players who attend are eligible to receive up to 3 college credits.
Missed the August 12 Information Webinar (moderated by WorldStrides)? No problem! Watch the entire presentation here!