National Lacrosse League Partners with IBLA
National Lacrosse League and Interstate Box Lacrosse Association Partnership
The Interstate Box Lacrosse Association is thrilled that the National Lacrosse League has partnered with the IBLA. This partnership will be huge for the growth of box lacrosse within the IBLA and the NLL. Players, coaches, and officials, will have the unique opportunity to utilize the IBLA's platform as a stepping stone to the NLL.
Players will have an incredible pathway to showcase their talents in the IBLA, with the potential to eventually make the jump to the NLL. In addition, the NLL will assist the IBLA in training for officials and coaches. For more information coming this offseason, visit www.iblalacrosse.com, www.lacrosseshift.com and @ibla.official on Instagram.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 13 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, New England Black Wolves, New York Riptide, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About the IBLA
The Interstate Box Lacrosse Association is the nation’s largest adult box lacrosse league. The IBLA is comprised of nine regional box lacrosse leagues (RBLL’s) across the United States. The champions from each regional division attends the annual IBLA Nationals, where the IBLA National Championship is crowned each year. Teams in the IBLA play home and away games in regional centers across the country. As of 2019, fifteen states have IBLA teams. The IBLA provides a national system of organized competitive box lacrosse, expanding and showcasing the sport to new areas.