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Georgia Lacrosse Day

posted Mar 27, 2014, 2:03 PM by Coach Bridget   [ updated Aug 19, 2017, 12:11 PM by Alpharetta Lacrosse ]

In recognition of the fast-growing popularity of the sport of lacrosse within Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal has declared April 26, 2014 to be Georgia Lacrosse Day. This official day of celebration takes place as the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) celebrates their 27th Annual Championship Tournament, which will be played in Johns Creek, Ga., from Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27.

 “We are again honored to have Governor Deal recognize a day for the sport of lacrosse in Georgia. This year's tournament field is as competitive as any I have seen in my 20 years of SELC tournaments. We look forward to great games and thrilling the fans with college level lacrosse. Many of the players will be from metro Atlanta high school programs " commented SELC President and Tournament Director Doug Horn.

"This tournament continues to be one of the city's most eagerly anticipated and action packed events" said Heather Blanchard, Johns Creek CVB. "Whether you're a seasoned lacrosse player or a fan of great action packed sports, you owe it to yourself to come out and witness the exhilarating competition."

Pictured from left to right: Heather Blanchard(Johns Creek CVB),Mason Muller(South Forsyth High School), Connor Redmond (Northview High School), Governor Nathan Deal, Alexa Rivard(Northview High School) Matt Moore (Alpharetta High School), Doug Horn (President of SELC)