Alberta is hosting 2015 Jr A Lacrosse Canadian Western Final
The Western Final features the Alberta champion Okotoks Raiders facing the BC champion Coquitlam Adanacs. The competition is a best-of-five series over five days, starting this Thursday, August 6th. All games are played at Max Bell Arena in Calgary. Game time 8:00 p.m.
The winner of the Western Finals will play against the Ontario Champion for the
Minto Cup – Canada’s Junior A Lacrosse Championship.
SCHEDULE: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 6-9, 8pm Max Bell Sunday and Monday if necessary.
TICKETS: Available only at the door $10 Game, $20 Series, Seniors $5, 16 and under FREE
BROADCAST- Shaw cable and online at Playfullscreen.com
LIVE STATS- Pointstreak has stats updated live at the games -click here
ALA President, Greg Lintz – “This week the path to the Minto Cup comes through Alberta. We encourage fans to come and support the Raiders on to three victories and a chance at the Minto Cup.”
Raiders owner, Dave Fehr – “The Okotoks Raiders welcome the Coquitlam Adanacs to Alberta. This gives spectators the opportunity to see lacrosse being played at the highest level in Alberta outside of the NLL Roughnecks and Rush.”
Raiders GM, Dave Pym - “In the western final players are looking to showcase their skills and character competing against the best from BC. You won’t want to miss this dynamic, energy-filled, action-packed sporting event.”
Raiders Coach, Andrew McBride – “This is an opportunity for Raiders players to be role models, inspiring young players. The Raiders look to earn respect for our Alberta brand of lacrosse as well as continuing to development players’ skills and team competitiveness”
OKOTOKS RAIDERS FACTS: Raiders are Alberta champions in 2015. Raiders have been Alberta champions in 4 of the last 6 years. Raiders hosted Minto Cup in 2011.
COQUITLAM ADANAC FACTS: Coquitlam Adanacs are BC champions in 2015. BC/Adanacs hosted and won the first Western Finals in 2014. Coquitlam Adanacs are 7 time BC Jr A Champs.
WEBSITES: www.raiderslacrosse.ca – http://adanacs.bcjall.com
Contacts: Okotoks Raiders Angus Somerville 403-608-6592 , Adanacs Scott Wortle firstname.lastname@example.org