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Grow The Game Tip of the Day

Grow The Game

There are a lot of people out there with ideas for spreading lacrosse in their community. Recently, we asked fans on the LAS Facebook Page to share their own perspective.

The prompt: In 200 words or less, please explain your favorite way to Grow The Game.

We received over 100 answers – some serious, others quite playful – and over the next several days, we’re going to be sharing a few of our favorite tips to #GrowTheGame.


This one comes from Ralph Gibson of Buffalo, New York.

“My son is 10 and has been playing for 4 years now. He loves lax so much that whenever he is invited to a birthday party his gift of choice for the birthday person is a Lax stick and a pair of balls. He then invites them to hang out and come to his games. This has brought 6 new boys into clinics and added 4 other boys to new teams. I constantly offer his old equipment to others w kids interested in playing so they can try the sport with no investment up front.”

That’s certainly worthy of a #Forthekids hashtag, Ralph! Absolutely great stuff, and we love that you’re supporting your son so much with something he’s clearly invested in… Growing the Game! Tip of the hat, sir.

Fore more friendly #GTG advice, don’t forget to check out the tips from Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4, and Day 5!


How to Submit a GTG Tip: It’s not too late to join the party, if you think you have a good tip to share, head over to our new submission page. You can also access this page by clicking “Start a Discussion” at the top of our website. We’ll review your tip, and who knows, maybe you’ll be featured on alongside other Game Growers just like yourself.

Each person who gets featured receives a GTG Bracelet (hit us up on the tipline to claim your prize).

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