PORT COQUITLAM, BC—The Port Coquitlam Saints Lacrosse Club is thrilled to release the official 2023 Founders Cup logo.
The British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA) and Port Coquitlam Lacrosse Club, in partnership with Lacrosse Canada, will host the Junior B Box Lacrosse National Championship from August 14-20 at the brand-new Port Coquitlam Community Centre.
The Saints last hosted this event in 2003 and look forward to hosting in 2023. The team first competed in the Founders Cup in 1982, when it was hosted at the Port Coquitlam recreation centre.
“Our club and community look forward to welcoming the rest of Canada to Port Coquitlam for this very prestigious National Championship,” said club President, Josh Wahl.
More information on the Founders Cup will be updated to the official championship website as it becomes available. The website can be found here.
“The B.C. Lacrosse Association welcomes the competing junior lacrosse teams from all Lacrosse Canada Members,” said Gerry Van Beek, President of the BCLA. “We are proud that this event allows the showcasing of the development of junior lacrosse in B.C.”
Fans can follow the progress of the Founders Cup on Instagram.
About the Port Coquitlam Saints Lacrosse Club
The Port Coquitlam Saints Lacrosse Club is recognized and respected by the lacrosse community provincially, nationally, and internationally. Alumni from Port Coquitlam are some of the most prolific players in the world, representing Canada internationally, in the NCAA, and playing professionally in the NLL. The Junior Saints are committed to carrying on the exceptional work done by the minor association by representing the community of Port Coquitlam in an exemplary manner, developing our athletes to be role models both on and off the floor.
As we head into our fifth decade of lacrosse in Port Coquitlam, we look forward to welcoming Canada to our community, brand-new arena, and facility to participate in a world class lacrosse event.
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