Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League

Last updated
Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League
Sport Box lacrosse
Founded1994
No. of teams4
CountryFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Most recent
champion(s)
Armstrong Shamrocks (2018)
Official website TOSLL stats

The Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League (TOSLL) is a men's Senior C amateur box lacrosse league sanctioned by the British Columbia Lacrosse Association in Canada. Originally formed in 1994 as the Interior Senior Lacrosse League, the name changed after 1999 to Thompson Xtreme Lacrosse League. Before the 2012 season the league again renamed to the current TOSLL.

Box lacrosse Indoor version of lacrosse

Box lacrosse, also known as boxla, box, or indoor lacrosse, is an indoor version of lacrosse played mostly in North America. The game originated in Canada in the 1930s, where it is more popular than field lacrosse and is the national summer sport. Box lacrosse is played between two teams of five players and one goalie each, and is traditionally played on an ice hockey rink once the ice has been removed or covered. The playing area is called a box, in contrast to the open playing field of field lacrosse. The object of the game is to use a lacrosse stick to catch, carry, and pass the ball in an effort to score by shooting a solid rubber lacrosse ball into the opponent's goal. The highest level of box lacrosse is the National Lacrosse League.

British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA) is a sanctioning body in British Columbia, Canada. Empowered by the Canadian Lacrosse Association, the BCLA controls and regulates Minor level, Junior and Senior level box lacrosse and field lacrosse in the province.

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

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Teams

TeamCity/areaArenaJoined
Armstrong Shamrocks Armstrong, BC Norval Arena1994
Kamloops Rattlers Kamloops, BC Kamloops Memorial Arena 2008
Kelowna Raiders Kelowna, BC Rutland Arena2001
Vernon Tigers Vernon, BC Kal Tire Place 2019 [1]

Former teams

Champions

YearWinnerFinalistResult
2001Kelowna WarriorsArmstrong Shamrocks3-1 (best-of 5)
2002Armstrong ShamrocksVernon Royals4-2 (best-of 7)
2003Armstrong ShamrocksVernon Royals3-2 (best-of 5)
2004Vernon RoyalsArmstrong Shamrocks3-1 (best-of 5)
2005Vernon RoyalsKelowna Raiders3-0 (best-of 5)
2006Kelowna RaidersVernon Royals2-0 (best-of 3)
2007Kelowna RaidersArmstrong Shamrocks2-0 (best-of 3)
2008Kelowna RaidersVernon Royals
2009Kelowna RaidersKamloops Rattlers2-0 (best-of 3)
2010Kamloops RattlersArmstrong Shamrocks2-1 (best-of 3)
2011Kelowna RaidersArmstrong Shamrocks2-1 (best-of 3)
2012Kelowna RaidersArmstrong Shamrocks2-0 (best-of 3)
2013Kelowna RaidersKamloops Rattlers2-0 (best-of 3)
2014Kelowna RaidersArmstrong Shamrocks2-0 (best-of 3)
2015Armstrong Shamrocks [2] Kelowna Raiders2-1 (best-of 3)
2016Armstrong Shamrocks [3] Kelowna Raiders2-0 (best-of 3)
2017Armstrong ShamrocksKelowna Raiders3-0 (best-of 5) [4]
2018Armstrong ShamrocksKamloops Rattlers5-0 (season series)
2019TBD

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References

  1. "Vernon senior lacrosse team revived". Vernon Morning Star. January 30, 2019.
  2. "Shamrocks celebrate Shaw Cup title". Vernon Morning Star. 29 July 2015.
  3. "Armstrong Shamrocks savour Rowcliffe repeat". Vernon Morning News. 6 August 2016.
  4. "Armstrong Shamrocks secure three-peat". Vernon Morning Star. July 13, 2017.