About USL Colorado

 

 

Chapter Information

The Colorado Chapter of US Lacrosse is an affiliate of the national organization, and unifies, promotes, and manages the many aspects of men's and women's lacrosse in the Colorado region.  The chapter serves as a conduit to the national headquarters of US Lacrosse and has the authority to conduct business that conforms with the approved requirements outlined in the Chapter Agreement and Guidelines.

The Colorado Chapter of US Lacrosse is committed to supporting the game in our state and growing the game responsibly. We have established a community liaison system that will allow and open doors and easy communication with our constituents. View the current list of community liaisons by clicking here.

Purpose

  • Remain compliant with the guidelines set forth by US Lacrosse
  • Provide service to chapter members
  • Unify all constituent groups within the Colorado region
  • Equally represent men's and women's lacrosse
  • Establish itself as the central source for lacrosse information, programs, and events within the Colorado region

Goals

  • Serve as a geographic focal point for the promotion and development of lacrosse, incorporating representation of and involvement in all levels of men's and women's play.

  • Promote and develop the game of lacrosse as an integral part of our educational process and as a means of making the beneficial attributes of the game available to the youth of Colorado.

  • Honor players, coaches, and officials whose skill and conduct on the field, in their business and professional lives inspire a high regard for the discipline of the game of lacrosse the youth of the nation .

  • Broaden public interest in amateur lacrosse through educational programs designed to encourage the playing of the game and make its benefits available to ever-increasing numbers of students in schools and colleges.

  • Completely understand the purpose and responsibilities of US Lacrosse - to organize all levels of men's and women's lacrosse under a given body, and to regularly and effectively interact with other chapter areas in the areas of lacrosse promotion, expansion, preservation and information networking.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Colorado Lacrosse Foundation is to grow and support the sport of lacrosse in Colorado. As the state chapter of US Lacrosse, there are volunteer representatives from each constituency group on the Board of Directors. Each year, the Foundation runs clinics for coaches, makes grants to the lacrosse community, sponsors awards for high school players and officials, and hosts the Annual Colorado Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet.

GRANTS

USLacrosse Colorado gives out grants to the local community throughout the season in amounts up to $500.  Grant requests are submitted via email with a follow-up letter within 30 days as part of the grant program.

Chapter Compliance

Each year, the USLacrosse Colorado chapter must complete/update the following information by May 31 to be in compliance as a Chapter of US Lacrosse.

  • Board Roster
  • Chapter Agreement
  • Chapter By-Laws
  • Chapter Effectiveness Subcommittee Report
  • Conflict of Interest signed by board members
  • Current D&O Insurance
  • Financial Statement for the previous year
  • Proof of annual tax filing

External links are provided for reference purposes. USL Colorado is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.

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