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Grow The Game Tour: Montana Activities & Itineraries

0 - Published October 5, 2012 by in Grow The Game, GTG Tour

Lacrosse All Stars Grow The Game Tour

For an hour by hour rundown of the Grow The Game Tour in Montana, check out our list of activities and itineraries below, replete with info. If you’re looking for something a little more personal, don’t you dare miss Matt Gibson’s Diary Of The Dutchmen. It will blast your socks off.

Sunday, October 7th

  • DOWNTIME FOR WORK
    • With being on the road for countless hours each day, we need to take advantage of every minute we have in 3G-land.
  • 9:00 – 11:00 AM – Quarterfinals
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Semifinals
  • 1:30 PM – Championship
  • 3:00 PM – Depart for Ronan – Drive time: 1 hr, 10 mins
  • 4:30 PM – Arrive in Ronan
  • 5:30 PM – Ronan GTG Clinic – Salish Kootenai College – 58138 US Hwy 93  Pablo, MT
  • 7:30 PM – Depart for Glacier (GAS) – Drive time: 3 hrs, 9 mins
  • 11:00 PM – Arrive in Glacier – Off Hwy 2, near Essex
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Successful Yellowstone parkour.

Saturday, October 6th

  • 8:00 AM – Wake-up, coffee and breakfast
    • Florence Coffee Co. – 916 SW Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59803
  • 9:00 AM – Set-up at Dornblaser Field – 2500 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT
  • 10:00 – 11:00 AM – Rising Stars Practice – EL
  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM – My Kid Loves Lacrosse, Now What? – CW moderate, EL
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Underclass Practice – EL
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM – Upperclass Practice – EL
  • 12:30 – 3:30 PM – Fastest Shot Contest – KS
  • 1:00 – 2:30 PM – Rising Stars Showcase
  • 2:30 – 3:30 PM – All-Star Demo – EL
  • 3:30 – 5:00 PM – Underclass Showcase
  • 5:00 – 6:30 PM – Upperclass Showcase
  • 6:00 – 8:30 PM – LAS BBQ – KS, JB, CW, EL
  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM – Elite 100 Closing
  • 8:00 – 9:00 PM – Q&A w/ Matt Gibson & Mike Powell – CW, EL

Friday, October 5th

  • 8:00 AM – Wake-up, coffee and breakfast
  • 9:00 AM – Depart for Missoula – Drive time: 4 hrs, 26 mins
  • 12:00 PM – GAS in Butte, MT
  • 2:30 PM – Arrive in Missoula – KF: 641 W. Artemos, Missoula, MT 59803
  • ***Amended Schedule***
  • 7:00 AM – Wake-up, a big pot of mud
  • 8:00 AM – Depart for Paint Pots, Old Faithful, a few other Yellowstone gems
  • 10:30 AM – Depart for Missoula – Drive time: 4 hrs, 26 mins
  • 3:30 PM – Arrive in Missoula
  • 5:00 – 6:30 PM – Missoula Elite Clinic – 2500 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801
    • Positional Work – Easton athletes requested for coaching help – EL
  • 6:30 – 7:30 PM – Missoula Elite Clinic
    • Station Drills – Help with coaching – EL
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The surroundings have been beautiful.

Thursday, October 4th

  • 8:00 AM – Wake-up, coffee and breakfast (GAS)
    • Shout out to the Running Bear Pancake House. The GTG Tour crew ordered the menu and had to be wheeled out to the RV after several plates of food and expresso blasts.
  • 9:30 AM – Drive to Yellowstone NP – Drive time: 23 mins
  • 10:00 AM – LAS/Easton Photoshoot – Explore around Yellowstone
    • Places of Interest: Old Faithful, Fountain Paint Pot Area, Mammoth Hot Springs, Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone River
    • We didn’t arrive back into the RV Park until 9:00 PM. Yellowstone blasted us with all sorts of scenic landscapes, grazing animals, and perfect locations for stick tricks. We actually only made it around the Upper Loop and to Yellowstone Lake before sunset. 
  • 6:30 PM – Dinner in W. Yellowstone
  • 8:00 PM – Downtime for work, editing photos and video, etc.
    • While playing… err working in Yellowstone all day is a lot of fun, it turns into an immense amount of content to look through and sort out before we can wrap it and deliver it to you in a nice package.
Lacrosse on top of an RV - Matt Gibson Henry Fitzpatrick

A little down time on the road? No such thing.

Wednesday, October 3rd

  • 8:00 AM – Meet at JB’s house
  • 8:30 AM – Depart for W. Yellowstone – Drive time: 6 hrs, 30 mins
    • On the road in the most noble of Dutchmen
  • 1:00 PM – Lunch in Idaho Falls
    • or an hour at Walmart picking up “essentials” for a trip through Yellowstone and doing stick tricks in the parking lot.
  • 4:00 PM – Arrive in W. Yellowstone
  • 4:30 PM – Check-in to W. Yellowstone RV Park
    • Grizzly RV Park (closer to downtown area) – 210 S. Electric St, W. Yellowstone
      • Best RV Park in W. Yellowstone, let the planning begin!
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It’s cold out! Winter hats for all. Mittens for some.

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