Colorado Krav Maga(Platinum Sponsor): "Colorado Krav Maga has consistently been voted the #1 self-defense and fitness training centers in Colorado for one main reason...our clients are our #1 focus. All we do is designed to meet our clients needs and help them reach their goals fast. Quality programs, expert level professional instruction, and attention to detail in all aspects all converge to make our clients experience top notch and second to none."
Bret's Electric(Platinum sponsor): "Bret’s Electric, LLC is committed to bringing quality electrical design to all sized projects delivering a competitive price, innovative ideas, and superior electrical products. Bret’s Electric, LLC also strives for professionalism, quality, and safety in the workplace."
The Stick Rack(Platinum Sponsor): "The Stick Rack is a locally owned, locally operated lacrosse and hockey specialty store located inside the NoCo Ice Center just off I25 at the Fort Collins/Windsor Exit. We stock a wide variety of lacrosse equipment, from entry level through high end as well as a selection of used gear."
Lighten Up Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric(Gold Sponsor): "Lighten Up Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric is a locally owned service company. We have been providing quality home and business comfort services to the Northern Colorado area for more than 11 years."
Madwire(Gold Sponsor): "Madwire provides world-class digital marketing software & highly skilled professional marketing services through a single, powerful platform, Marketing 360. Since 2009, Madwire has helped over 10,000 small businesses fuel their brand with their all-in-one Marketing 360® platform."
Smile Doctors Braces by Braces U(Gold Sponsor): "Braces U Orthodontics is now Smile Doctors Braces by Braces U - same great team, new fun name! At Smile Doctors, we continue to believe that your experience should be fun and rewarding. In addition to shaping your beautiful smile, we strive to get to know YOU. We support you both in and out of the clinic, and are excited to continue our support for the Fort Collins Vipers Youth Lacrosse!"
Please consider donating to our 2018 Scholarship Fund to support low-income K-8 players who otherwise would not have the opportunity to play lacrosse
Clickhere to donate - any amount from $25 on up is welcome!
All donors will be recognized in our Thursday Fast Break newsletter
Donors of $100 or more will be listed on the "Thank You Donors!" section of our scholarship page
100% of your tax-deductible donation goes to scholarships
Clickherefor our scholarship page (and list of scholarship fund donors)
NEW!-ULAX spring men's league(Fort Collins)
"Registration for our men's spring league in Fort Collins is now open. League is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday, March 18th. Visit the league page at http://ulax.org/ftcollins/for additional details and to register today."
Players will be assigned to teams primarily based on experience
U11 and above:
Players will be assigned to teams primarily based on tryouts/evaluation
Players do not need to tryout to be placed on one of our beginner teams
The Windsor teamswill nothave tryouts (due to one team at each age level)
The Fort Collins teamswillhave tryouts (due to multiple teams at each age level)
Tryout participants must be registered for the spring season in order to tryout (this is a requirement of our insurance provider)
Each age group will have 2 days of tryouts -Feb 20and Feb 27- at The Edge (4450 Denrose Ct, Fort Collins):
U11 & U12 – arrive by 5:45 to gear up, sign in at 6, tryouts from 6:15-7:15 pm
U11 – on WEST field
U12 – on EAST field
U13 & U15 – arrive by 6:45 to gear up, sign in at 7, tryouts from 7:15-8:15 pm
U13 – on WEST field
U15– on EAST field
Team pages (with rosters, coaches, team contacts, and practice schedules) will be posted under the "Team Pages" tab (top left corner ofwww.fclax.com, below the big "V") the first week of March
Game schedules will be added the fourth week of March
Team managers (team mom or dad):
Please contact your son's coach ASAP after rosters are set if you're interested in being a team manager (click here for the Team Manager FAQ)
Coach for us!
We're always looking to add outstanding new coaches to our program. Lacrosse experience is a plus but not required - we have an excellent training and support program to help even novice coaches become great lacrosse coaches. Click here for more info.
Date of first practice:
Most teams will start practice the week of Mar 19
Fort Collins teams - Will not practice the week of PSD Spring Break (Mar 12-16)
Windsor teams - Will not practice the week of Windsor Spring Break (Mar 12-16)
More competitive teams may start practice a few weeks earlier
Teams will practice 2-3x/week
Practice start times:
Fort Collins teams - Most likely 5 pm or 6:15 pm
Windsor teams - Most likely 6 pm
Fort Collins teams - TBA (most likely SE Fort Collins)
Windsor teams - TBA
Practice schedules/locations will be posted on team pages the first week of March
Regular season- Most teams will be scheduled for 10 regular season CYLA games (half in Fort Collins, half in Denver area). Games cancelled due to weather or tournament conflicts likely won't be able to be rescheduled. The schedule will be postedthe fourth week of March. Games are planned for most of the following dates:
May 19-20 CYLA State Championships:
Location and format TBA
Coaches will communicate the dates for a second tournament, if any
U7 teams will not participate in a second tournament