Vail Lacrosse Shootout Names
The Casey Powell WORLD LACROSSE FOUNDATION
Their Official Charity for 2018
For Immediate Release
SARASOTA, Fla and DENVER, Colo. (January 3rd, 2018) – The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation is pleased to be named the Official Charity of the 2018 Vail Lacrosse Shootout, which will take place in Vail, Colo., June 24 through July 4, 2018.
Now entering its 46th year, the annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout is the premier summer lacrosse event in the country, drawing more than 13,000 lacrosse players, coaches, officials and fans of all ages from America, Canada and around the world. Players participate in divisions ranging from High School to 60+.
“The sport of lacrosse uniquely inspires and unites players and people like no other sport through an incredible spirit and sense of camaraderie,” said Casey Powell, co-founder of the World Lacrosse Foundation. “The Vail Lacrosse Shootout is the perfect venue to raise awareness of the Foundation. Powell adds, “The Foundation does so much to aid severely injured and sick lacrosse players and their families. The donations we raise from the alliance with Vail Shootout will help enable the Foundation to aid another 20 families or more in 2018 and beyond. This is our most important fundraising event.”
In conjunction with Vail Shootout representative’s, Casey Powell and other World class lacrosse players, who act as “Lacrosse Ambassadors” for the Foundation will also host youth clinics, SPEED Lacrosse demos and field Lacrosse clinics open to all Shootout participants.
About The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation
The World Lacrosse Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that exists to unify and energize the sport of lacrosse throughout America and across the globe. Founded by Heather Chase O’Neill, the Foundation’s most important work is through an extraordinary passion and dedication supporting severely injured and sick lacrosse players and their families. Fundraising efforts and donations are used to do that work. For more information on the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation or to make a donation please visit: http://www.worldlacrosse.org
For sponsorship or major donations please contact Heather at [email protected]
About the Vail Lacrosse Shootout
The Vail Lacrosse Shootout started in 1973 in Aspen and made its permanent move to Vail in 1979. Since then, the tournament has enjoyed steady growth and become a fixture on the lacrosse landscape. The Shootout venue is unequaled anywhere and every summer lacrosse players and their families come to the Vail Shootout for fun, great competition, and family activities, celebrating their sport. For more information on the Vail Lacrosse Shootout, visit: http://vaillacrosse.com