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Overview

The inaugural PLL Jr Championships will bring together 1,344 players (U11 & U13) from all over the country for an immersive PLL experience. For the first time ever, players will train side by side with some of the biggest names in our sport, wearing the PLL's teams across their chest.

The PLL Junior Championships kick off with four educational and immersive training camps. Not only will they be learning from the best; they will also get a chance to interact and hear the stories of how these athletes forged their path.

Following training camps and evaluation, players will be placed into the player pool, where they'll be drafted by PLL Jr teams.

Each PLL Jr team will consist of 21 players and be coached by PLL athletes. All eight teams in each age group will meet in August of 2023 for the inaugural PLL Jr Championships.

PLL junior training campS

Training camps begin in January 2023 and take place over the course of four full weekends in Florida and Arizona. Every training camp is an opportunity for athletes to participate in a one-of-a-kind experience, receiving hands-on training from the best athletes and coaches in the sport. Each camp will have 16 PLL players in attendance to coach with a focus on the following:

  • Standardized teaching from top coaches + PLL pros
  • Dedicated positional + skill training sessions
  • Coordinated offensive + defensive concepts for game play
  • Evaluations to determine skills, strengths, and ability.
  • Opportunities to meet PLL players and learn from their stories
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DATES & REGIONS

EAST

January 20th - 22nd, 2023
Northeast Regional Park | Davenport, FL

SOUTH

January 27th - 29th, 2023
Northeast Regional Park | Davenport, FL

WEST

February 3rd - 5th
Bell Bank Park | Mesa, AZ

NORTH

February 10th - 12th, 2023
Northeast Regional Park | Davenport, FL

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THE PLL JUNIOR DRAFT

The top 168 players from each age bracket (U13, U11, a total of 336 players) from the training camps will be put into the PLL Jr Player Pool. Each player who makes it into the player pool will be drafted to one of the eight PLL Junior teams by their coaching staff on the live-streamed PLL Junior Draft. Players will get a chance to see their name alongside their futurer teammates for the first time, live, while finding out what PLL team they will be on.

Each PLL Junior drafted will receive:

  • Custom Cascade Helmet + Gloves
  • Custom Champion Uniforms & Team Gear Packages

the CHAMPIONSHIP

The PLL Jr Championships will take place during a PLL weekend in August of 2023 and will be the ultimate PLL experience. Players will receive full gear kits and be outfitted by their respective teams before stepping onto the PLL field. The top two teams in each age bracket will advance to the PLL Jr. Championships.  The three day event will be something the players will never forget! The unique experience will mimic an actual game weekend for PLL Athletes.

  • Team Practices and 3 Game Round Robin Tournament
  • Gear Package Reveal
  • Gameday 'fit pics' upon arrival on site
  • PLL Game Weekend Amenities
  • Tickets for player and family to PLL Games
  • Live streamed championship games in PLL Stadium
  • Games played under modified PLL Rules
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Media

Players can expect the VIP treatment at all phases of the Jr. PLL Experience. The PLL Media team will be at all four training camps, as well as championship weekend in 2023 showcasing the journey of the players attending. Chasing the first ever PLL Junior Championship will not be easy, but the journey will be fun and unlike anything else these young athletes have experienced!

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I find out if I made it into the player pool?
Spring 2023

Do I need to attend my regions specific training camp?

Players can attend ANY weekend that best suits their availability. However, it is recommended you attend your specific regional tryout.

Will there be assistance with travel accommodations for the training camps?

Room blocks and lodging will be set up for families traveling.

Where will the 2023 Jr. PLL Championship take place?

Location is TBD based on 2023 PLL schedule

Do we have to attend a training camp?

In order to be considered for the player pool and Junior Draft, you must attend at least one of the four training camps.

Questions? Please reach out to the Junior PLL team by filling out the form below,
or send us an email at jrpll@premierlacrosseleague.com! 

Contact Us

We are here to help! Reach out to any of us with questions.