The Jr. Swarm program is intended to help grow the game of box lacrosse in Georgia. Members of the Jr. Swarm program participate in a form of box lacrosse that is played by amateurs across Canada and professionally in the NLL. Jr. Swarm players are exposed to a more traditional version of the sport that allows for more physical play while adding more padding for player safety. Jr. Swarm teams will compete in national and international box lacrosse tournaments.
Our 2018 Jr. Swarm tryout will take place on Monday, May 14th from 7pm-9pm at SGAA Dual Deck Rink located at 2115 McGee Rd, Snellville, GA 30078. **$50 Tryout Fee — Payment can be made in cash or check on the night of the tryout.
To register, email Allison Hobbs at [email protected]
Please also print and complete the following forms and bring them with you on May 14th with your tryout fee.
Compete with Junior teams from all over North America in the Jr. NLL Tournament- August 24th-26th in Toronto, Ontario
(Travel Expenses are not included in the fee… Airfare, Hotel, Food, Passport Fee, Transportation, Etc.)
Parents will also be responsible for purchasing a $20 4-day Weekend Warrior Membership for USBoxla to play in the Jr. NLL Tournament.
Contact Allison Hobbs
During the Jr. NLL Tournament, additional Swarm players and coaches who live in the Toronto area will join the team on the bench as instructors.
“If I had my choice, I would have every player under the age of 12 play box lacrosse exclusively or at least a majority of the time. The number of touches of the ball and the ability to develop better stick skills in a game of box lacrosse far surpasses what happens on a field. Learning how to pass and catch in traffic, understanding how to shoot, and developing a sense of physicality are all positive traits developed by the box game.”
“When you watch Canadian kids score, when you see their skill level around the cage, you wonder to yourself, ‘Jeez, are we teaching kids [in the U.S.] the wrong things?”
“I knew that if I wanted to be one of the best players in the world, I would have to dedicate myself to both the indoor and the outdoor game. Playing indoor lacrosse has been a great thing for my career.”