List of national lacrosse governing bodies

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This is a list of nations that are represented by lacrosse national governing bodies. This list indicates which countries have participated in the various international lacrosse competition sponsored by the Federation of International Lacrosse. The Federation of International Lacrosse oversees international lacrosse.[1]

Table key[edit]

WLC
Participant in the World Lacrosse Championships
WILC
Participant in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships
WWC
Participant in the Women's Lacrosse World Cup
M U-19
Participant in the Men's Under-19 World Lacrosse Championships
W U-19
Participant in the Women's Under-19 World Lacrosse Championships
Denotes nation is an Associate Member of the Federation of International Lacrosse[2]

Federation of International Lacrosse members[edit]

Organizing body Country Established WLCa[›] WILCb[›] WWCc[›] M U-19d[›] W U-19e[›] Ref
Lacrosse Argentina Argentina [3]
Australian Lacrosse Association Australia 2007 [4]
Austrian Lacrosse Association Austria [5]
Belgian Lacrosse Federation Belgium 2009 [6]
Bermuda Lacrosse Association Bermuda 2002 [7]
Bulgarian Lacrosse Federation Bulgaria 2006 [8]
Canadian Lacrosse Association Canada 1867 [9]
Costa Rica Lacrosse Sporting Association Costa Rica
Czech Lacrosse Union Czech Republic [10]
Danish Lacrosse Federation Denmark [11]
English Lacrosse Association England 1897 [12]
Finnish Lacrosse Association Finland 2001 [13]
French Lacrosse Association France [14]
German Lacrosse Association Germany 1994 [15]
Hong Kong Lacrosse Association Hong Kong [16]
Irish Lacrosse Foundation Republic of Ireland [17]
Iroquois Nationals (men)
Haudenosaunee (women)
Iroquois 1990/2008 [18]
Israel Lacrosse Israel 2010 [19][20]
Italian Federation of Lacrosse Italy [21]
Japanese Lacrosse Association Japan [22]
Korean Lacrosse Association South Korea [23]
Latvian Lacrosse Federation Latvia [24]
Mexico Lacrosse Mexico [25]
Nederland Lacrosse Bond Netherlands 2003 [26]
New Zealand Lacrosse Association New Zealand 2000 [27]
Norwegian Lacrosse Norway [28]
Poland Lacrosse Poland [29]
Portugal Lacrosse Portugal [30]
Lacrosse Scotland Scotland [31]
Singapore Lacrosse Association Singapore 2012‡ [32]
Slovak Lacrosse Association Slovakia [33]
Slovenian Lacrosse Association Slovenia [34]
Spanish Lacrosse Association Spain [35]
Swedish Lacrosse Association Sweden [36]
Swiss Lacrosse Federation Switzerland [37]
Turkey Lacrosse Association Turkey 2009 [38]
US Lacrosse United States 1998 [39]
Welsh Lacrosse Association Wales [40]

Independent national organizing bodies[edit]

Organizing body Country Ref
Beijing Lacrosse Development Committee China [41]
Indian National Lacrosse Federation India [42]

References[edit]

General references

^ a: "World Championships". 2010 FIL World Lacrosse Championships. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
^ b: "2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships". Inside Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-08. [dead link]
^ c: "World Cup History at a Glance". Czech Women’s Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 
^ d: "2008 Under-19 World Lacrosse Championships". International Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
^ e: "Trent University Athletics Announces 2007 U-19 World Field Lacrosse Championships to be hosted at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario". Trent University. July 19, 2005. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 

Inline citations
  1. ^ Logue, Brian (August 13, 2008). "ILF, IFWLA Merge to Form FIL". US Lacrosse. Lacrosse Magazine. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Member nations". International Committee for Lacrosse Development. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Official website" (in Spanish). Lacrosse Argentina. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  4. ^ "Official website". Australian Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Official website" (in German). Austrian Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  6. ^ "Official website". Belgian Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  7. ^ "Official website". Bermuda Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  8. ^ "Official website". Bulgarian Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  9. ^ "Official website". Canadian Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  10. ^ "Official website" (in Czech). Czech Lacrosse Union. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  11. ^ "Official website". Danish Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  12. ^ "Official website". English Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  13. ^ "Official website" (in Finnish). Finnish Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  14. ^ "Official website" (in French). French Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  15. ^ "Official website" (in German). German Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  16. ^ "Official website". Hong Kong Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  17. ^ "Official website". Irish Lacrosse Foundation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  18. ^ "Israel Lacrosse". Retrieved 2012-12-26. 
  19. ^ "Official website". Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  20. ^ Berg, Aimee (May 13, 2007). "Cradle of a Sport Has Crossed the Gender Line". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  21. ^ "Official website" (in Italian). Italian Federation of Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  22. ^ "Official website" (in Japanese). Japanese Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  23. ^ "Official website" (in Korean). Korean Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  24. ^ "Official website" (in Latvian). Latvian Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  25. ^ "Official website". Mexico Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  26. ^ "Official website" (in Dutch). Dutch Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  27. ^ "Official website". New Zealand Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  28. ^ "Official website" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  29. ^ "Official website" (in Polish). Poland Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  30. ^ "Official website" (in Portuguese). Portugal Lacrosse. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  31. ^ "Official website". Lacrosse Scotland. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  32. ^ "Official website". Singapore Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  33. ^ "Official website" (in Slovak). Slovak Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  34. ^ "Official website". Slovenian Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  35. ^ "Official website" (in Spanish). Spanish Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  36. ^ "Official website" (in Swedish). Swedish Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  37. ^ "Official website". Swiss Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  38. ^ "Official website". Turkey Lacrosse Federation. Retrieved 2015-02-10. 
  39. ^ "Official website". US Lacrosse. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  40. ^ "Official website". Welsh Lacrosse Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07. [dead link]
  41. ^ "Official website" (in Chinese). Beijing Lacrosse Development Committee. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  42. ^ "Official website". Lacrosse Association of India. Retrieved 2009-04-07. [dead link]