Mammoth, 3d Lacrosse Launch Colorado Box League
from Press Release
DENVER – The Colorado Mammoth and 3d Lacrosse announced today the joining of forces to launch the Colorado Box Lacrosse League, the definitive future of youth and high school box lacrosse in the state of Colorado.
The new league will be jointly owned, operated and managed by the two undisputed leaders in box lacrosse in the state. The Colorado Mammoth brings a world of assets including: professional players, the Pepsi Center, event management expertise, and associated resources to the partnership. 3d Lacrosse brings world-class training, leagues, club teams and event operations to the venture. Together, the new league sets a standard for box lacrosse that the combined parties believe is unsurpassed both locally and nationally.
The new Colorado Box Lacrosse League will begin operations this winter with youth and high school divisions accommodating recreational, elite, and high school teams in indoor rinks across metro Denver. The Jr. Mammoth and 3d Lacrosse have consolidated their own individual leagues from past years to form the new league to build a bigger, brighter future for all players involved. For more information on the new league and to register for this coming winter season, visit www.JrMammoth.com or www.3dlacrosse.com.
"In just a few short years, 3d Lacrosse has altered the pre-collegiate lacrosse landscape on a national level," said Mammoth president & general manager Steve Govett. "The Mammoth and 3d Lacrosse will be exponentially more impactful to the development of lacrosse players by working together."
"After working independently for a number of years, it was not too hard to figure out that a joint approach would better serve the community and players in the long-term," said 3d Lacrosse Chief Operating Officer Greg Waldbaum. "The combined resources of the two entities make for a powerful combination of training, contacts, players, facilities, and operations that is undeniable, and bringing it together makes all the sense in the world. We are pleased and honored to be working with Steve and the Mammoth organization and look forward to a long and mutually-beneficial future."
The new League and entity intends to operate year-round with league play, clinics, tournaments, and training all revolving around the game of box lacrosse. 3d Lacrosse has built a local and national powerhouse based on its own box / field hybrid methodology and the Colorado Mammoth has been one of the most successful NLL franchises in the history of the game. Together, the two entities bring an enormous amount of experience and expertise around the game of box lacrosse.