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The Kirk Watson Memorial Lacrosse Shootout

(Formerly Grand Rapids Lacrosse Shootout)

May 18-19, 2024

Join us for the 16th Annual Grand Rapids Youth Lacrosse Shootout Tournament, renamed the Kirk Watson Memorial Lacrosse Shootout in 2024 at the beautiful scenic Sugar Lake Lodge outside of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. With over 10 fields and lodging/food options on-site, this tournament provides an opportunity for some beautiful views and great lacrosse.

Coach Kirk Watson

Kirk started playing lacrosse in High School through the city. He loved the sport. At the time lacrosse was fairly new in the Grand Rapids area. He started by teaching lacrosse at College for Kids to get younger kids interested in the sport. He then started coaching the 12U boys - the 1st organized youth team. Kirk loved kids - loved coaching - loved the sport. College took Kirk away from Grand Rapids - but not the love for the sport. When he moved back to Grand Rapids he started coaching lacrosse again, at the High School level as Assistant Varsity Coach, with his original 12U B team. 

Kirk was a very passionate person in all aspects of life. His large hugs, huge smile, and constant laughter. He loved the game and shared his passion by helping to grow it and share that passion with the next generation. 

                           -Family of Kirk Watson 

Jing Peng

GRALA Shootout Director

Phone: 608.395.5312

2024 Tournament Apparel Pre-orders

Deadline to order is May 7th. All orders must be picked up ON-SITE Saturday only.

2024 Vendor List

We are excited to welcome the following vendors for this year's event:

  • Big Poppa's Kettle Corn
  • Bobcats Lunchbox
  • Borealis Creamery
  • Chad's Meat Wagon
  • Kona Ice
  • Singing Chihuahua
  • Clafton's Apparel
  • Travelin Tom's Coffee
  • Rapid Fuel

    A concession stand run by the Grand Rapids Boys HS Boosters will also be available in the main tent.

Registration for Shootout

Registration Opens: Monday January 1st, 2024
Registration Deadline: Friday April 12th, 2024.
Schedule Draft Available for Team Admin: Friday April 19th, 2024.
Schedule Published: Friday April 26th, 2024.

Checks can be mailed to:

PO Box 5173
Grand Rapids, MN 55744


Division Cost # Spots Remaining (Upd 2/23/24)
Boys 8U $200 4
Boys 10U $500 5
Boys 12U $600 4
Boys 14U $700 5
Girls 8U $200 8
Girls 10U $300 7
Girls 12U $400 7
Girls 14U $500 7

Boys and girls 8U are single-day jamborees on Saturday May 18

Mark Your Calendars: Future Shootout Dates

May 17-18, 2025

2024 GRALA Shootout Team List

Boys 8U Boys 10U Boys 12U Boys 14U Girls 8U Girls 10U Girls 12U Girls 14U
Arrowhead Titans Black Arrowhead Titans Arrowhead Titans Black Arrowhead Titans Duluth 218 Delano Delano
Arrowhead Titans Gold CEC Purple Arrowhead Titans Gold Bismarck Mandan Grand Rapids Delano Duluth Grand Rapids/Greenway
CEC Purple CEC White CEC CEC Grand Rapids/Greenway Grand Rapids/Greenway Moorhead
CEC White Delano Delano Delano Black Moorhead Black SLP
Delano Black Duluth Wolfpack Grey Duluth Wolfpack Grey Delano Orange Moorhead Orange
Delano Orange Duluth Wolfpack Maroon Duluth Wolfpack Maroon Duluth
Duluth Wolfpack Grand Cities Grand Cities Grand Cities
Grand Rapids Black Grand Rapids Black Grand Rapids Black Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Orange Grand Rapids Orange Grand Rapids Orange Moorhead
Moorhead Moorhead Black Moorhead Black RRVLA Polars
Moorhead Orange Moorhead Orange Watertown

GRALA Shootout Champions

Boys 14U Boys 12U Girls 14U Girls 12U
2023 Moorhead Arrowhead Titans Grand Rapids Grand Rapids
2022 Moorhead Delano Northern Siege Grand Rapids
2021 RRVLA Polars Moorhead

2021 Boys 14U Champions- RRVLA Polars

2021 Boys 12U Champions-Moorhead


Pokegama Electric

Minnesota Power





Sugar Lake Lodge & Resort

Lefty's Tent & Party Rental



Gods Country Ice