News and Announcements

Raffle Tickets HAVE ARRIVED!!

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at May 24, 2014 8:56PM PDT
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Juan de Fuca Lacrosse Association
Registration Fundraising Raffle Guidelines

Each player who is registered and has paid the fundraising fee will be issued a booklet of raffle tickets to sell. All the money collected from the tickets will remain with the family as you have already paid for the booklet at registration time. If you do not want to sell the tickets to recover your costs, you are more than welcome to fill in the ticket stubs with your own personal information.

Please remember that due to BC Gaming regulations, minors are not to sell the tickets. They can accompany the adult who will handle all the transferring of cash between the seller and the buyer. If a winning raffle ticket bears the name of a minor, the prize will be awarded to the minor’s legal guardian.

ALL ticket booklets MUST be returned to your team manger by June 18th and in turn handed into the JDF Director of Gaming by June 20th, 2014 in order to be placed in the raffle draw barrel in time for the draw on June 22, 2014 at the Debbie Cooper Memorial Jamboree. You do not need to be present in order to win a prize.

If you have any questions regarding this raffle please contact Erin Holler the JDF Director of Gaming at erinholler@shaw.ca

Ticket pick-up FOR MANAGERS ONLY:

JDF BOX
Monday May 26th 6-7:30 pm
Tuesday May 27th 6:30-7:45 pm
Wednesday May 28th 6-7:30 pm

Please email erinholler@shaw.ca IF one of these times does not work for you

Travis Bateman Tournament

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at May 24, 2014 8:33AM PDT
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Have you bought your raffle tickets yet?? DRAW IS TODAY, May 24th AT 6:00pm

CHECK OUT THE GREAT Baskets we have up for grabs! Stop by JDF Arena today and get your tickets!
Help support JDF Lacrosse & have the chance to win some amazing prizes!

DAN DAWSON Jersey with a Revival Lacrosse Camp $200 voucher

Golf Basket courtesy of Olympic View & Highland Pacific Golf

Whale Watching Tour ~ Prince of Whales!

Sports Basket!

Party Time Basket!

Subway Basket!

“Spoil Her” Basket!

Cayle Ratcliffe GAME played Stick and Signed LAX Ball!

“Get out of town” Suitcase and goodies courtesy of Expedia Cruise Ship Centres Westshore!

Disney Basket courtesy of Western Vacations & Sears Travel!

AND MORE!!!

The more you buy the better your chance!

Thank you to ALL Donors & Sponsors:

Accent Inn, Aerial Roofing, Adrenaline Ziplines, Arrow Express Sports, Best Western Premier Oceanfront Resort, Adam & Bill Bland, Cineplex, Coastal Cycles, Columbia Fuels, Curious Comics, DAN DAWSON & Revival LAX Camp, Dr. Kelly Wright, Eagle Ridge Centre/City Centre Park, Edible Arrangements, Expedia Cruise Ship Centre Westshore, Forbes Pharmacy, Front Runners, Goldstream Bikes, Highland Pacific Golf, Island Outfitters, Lions Pride Gymnastics, Little Ceasars, Loose Ends Hair & Esthetics, Milestones Millstream, Oh La La Cupcakes, Olympic View Golf Course, Prince of Whales Whale Watching, Simply Gifted, Slegg Lumber, South Shore Gallery, Sports Traders, Subway, The Sydney Pier Hotel, Tim Hortons, Two Thumbs Up Video, Vancouver Stealth, Victoria Harbour Cats, Victoria Royals, Western Vacations, Whiskers & Wags, White Ballz Lacrosse, Wildplay!

Good Luck! Stop by and cheer on some great little lacrosse players!

Way to go Team!

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at May 22, 2014 1:06PM PDT
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Congratulations to our JDF Bantam B2 team for coming in 1st place and bringing home Gold from the Hyack Tournament in New Westminster. These boys put it all on the floor each game winning 5 of 6 games over 3 days. Sweet victory came when they won over POCO in the final, a team who barely beat JDF in the round robin. Great job boys !

Father's Day Gift IDEA!

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at May 21, 2014 2:11PM PDT
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With Father’s Day just around the corner (Sunday June 15th) we thought we’d suggest that your HERO would look spectacular in a JDF Lacrosse Polo Shirt!

Show him how much you care and we’ll have the BEST looking fans in the stands, in the score box and behind the bench!

Limited quantities are available at the Travis Bateman tournament WHALER WEAR table this weekend (Friday and Saturday) at the JDF Arena ~ get yours before they’re gone!

SUCCESS!!!

Posted by Juan de Fuca Lacrosse at May 20, 2014 7:25PM PDT
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Congratulations to the JDF MIDGET A TEAM for organizing an amazing FUNdraiser event held on Victoria Day!
VICTORIA DAY LACROSSE SHOWDOWN ~ Stars of the Past vs. Stars of the Future!

We’re all hoping that this will become an ANNUAL event ~ Thank you for bringing MORE EXCITING Lacrosse to Juan de Fuca Lacrosse and the Westshore!
Thank you to ALL involved! It was great to see smiles everywhere you looked!

If you missed out on the fun check out the link to the news article for more details and some great photos!

http://www.independentsportsnews.com/british-columbia/vancouver-island/jdf-youth-host-shamrock-alumni-in-lacrosse-showdown

Local Celebrity Steve Duffy tells the story of how he became the MC:
Steve Duffy’s Sports Comment For Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
May 20, 2014 7:58 AM from Steve Duffy
While my family and I were holidaying in Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, name-dropping here, we received a Facebook message from Victoria. It basically asked if I’d like to MC a special lacrosse game when we got back.

Well, it took me all of about 1.47 seconds to reply that I’d love to. The game in question was a ‘first.’ The Victoria Day Lacrosse Showdown was billed as Stars of the Past versus Stars of the Future. In this case, it was the Juan de Fuca Midget ‘A’ boys taking on the Victoria Shamrocks Alumni.

Let me say something about these Midget A boys, who are mostly 15 and 16 years old. I took in part of their game on Sunday against arch-rival Saanich. And these kids have a ton of talent already. Watching them play, I almost forgot how young they are, they are THAT good!

And they’re very competitive. They were playing against some legends of the game, and were visibly downhearted when they lost 13-5.

I say to these young men, hold your heads up high, you put on a great show against some of the best who ever played the game.

And what a treat to see the likes of Grant Hamilton, Bill Marachek, Rick Brown, Alton Davis, Marty O’Neill and many others. Involved in the coaching were Tyson Leies and Dave Bremner. For me, it was a huge honour to announce this game, which the organizers say they hope is the first of many. So my many thanks, in particular, to Christine Campbell, for asking me.

It also reminds me that the defending Western Lacrosse Association champion Shamrocks open their 2014 season tonight, in Nanaimo. They’ll then play their home opener this Friday, against those same Timbermen, in Colwood.

I know where I’m going to be that night, and you should be there, too. It’s top-notch entertainment, featuring the best in the world.

That’s my Sports Comment. I’m Steve Duffy.