Youth lacrosse players born between 2002 to 2007 are invited by the Buffalo Bandits to tryouts for the Sixth Annual Jr. NLL Tournament to be played in late August.
Three youth teams will be selected – for players born in 2006 or 2007 (Pee Wee), in 2004 or 2005 (Bantam) or in 2002-2003 (Midget). The tryouts will be conducted at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on June 11 and 18. Pee Wees will go from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Bantams from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Midgets from 8:30 to 10 p.m. The teams will be coached by Bandits players Kevin Brownell, Josh Byrne, Shawn Evans, Zach Herreweyers and Dhane Smith.
The three teams will be entered into the Jr. NLL Tournament at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ont., on Aug. 24-26 and the Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational in Rochester on Aug. 18-19.
The tryout fee is $39 but is waived for any players who participated in the Jr. Bandits Lacrosse League or were members of the Jr. Bandits. Team fees will be $525.