El Pomar Youth Sports Park Hosts 2012 US Lacrosse Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Associates National Championships Saturday, May 12th

11 May, 2012

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Colorado Springs, Colo. - May 10, 2012 - Colorado Springs Youth Sports, Inc. (CSYS) and the El Pomar Youth Sports Park are honored to host the 2012 and 2013 US Lacrosse Division I and Division II Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) National Championships. Selection to the WCLA National Championships is based on a variety of criteria, including: overall record, record versus ranked teams, won-loss versus common opponents, record versus WCLA teams, quality wins/quality losses, upsets, head-to-head results, conference playoff performance, final conference standings, and record for last five (5) games of the season. US Lacrosse WCLA structure consists of approximately 200 college programs from across the country.

Who: 24 Division I and top Division II women’s collegiate lacrosse teams in the country

What: 2012 WCLA National Championships

Where: Newly renovated fields at the fifty-eight acre El Pomar Youth Sports Park
2212 Executive Circle | Colorado Springs, CO | 80906

When: Saturday, May 12, 2012
• Division II National Championship game, 12:30 p.m.
• Division I National Championship game, 3:00 p.m.

Why: Lacrosse is currently one of the fastest growing sports in the US and this event will be a showcase of some the nation’s best talent. This premier event is also estimated to bring approximately one million dollars in economic impact to the City of Colorado Springs.

For more information on game times and bracket information, please visit :

Tremendous local event sponsors and supporters include Landscape Enterprises LTD, GE Johnson Construction, El Pomar Foundation, the City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services, Crowne Plaza, and the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau. Additional event sponsors include Harrow Sports.

About Colorado Springs Youth Sports, Inc . Colorado Springs Youth Sports, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that owns and the El Pomar Youth Sports Park. The organization's mission is to provide first-rate sports facilities and opportunities for youth participation in sports and recreation in the Pikes Peak region. To learn more about Colorado Springs Youth Sports Inc. visit or like them on Facebook.

About US Lacrosse?US Lacrosse, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse. US Lacrosse has 400,000 members in 64 regional chapters around the country. Through responsive and effective leadership, US Lacrosse strives to provide programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the game. To learn more about US Lacrosse, please visit


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