Alberta Summer Games

The ALA is excited to share information on box lacrosse participation in the 2023 Alberta Summer Games. The Games, delayed from this year due to the pandemic, will be held in Okotoks and Black Diamond July 20-23. There will be eight U15 co-ed teams from eight zones across the province. The eight zones are:

  • Zone 1 - Sunny South
  • Zone 2 - Big Country
  • Zone 3 - Calgary
  • Zone 4 - Parkland
  • Zone 5 - Black Gold/Yellowhead
  • Zone 6 - Edmonton
  • Zone 7 - North Eastern
  • Zone 8 - Peace Country

Zone Map

Each zone has a representative that will work with the ALA to implement the box lacrosse program. The Zone Representatives are:




Zone 1

 Mike Materi 

Zone 2

Wade Bowley

Zone 3

Wade Bowley

Zone 4

Kim Smyth 

Zone 5

Anne-Lise Hobday

Zone 6

Anne-Lise Hobday

Zone 7

Mike Groves

Zone 8

Miranda McCarthy

Starting for the 2023 games, the program will aim to follow the following format and timeline across all zones:

November-December 2022

  • ALA to post program information.
  • ALA to post Head Coach positions.

January 2023

  • Appoint Head Coaches for each team. Head Coach selection will be made by the Zone Representative with input from the ALA Technical Team.
  • ALA to post Assistant Coach positions.


  • Appoint Assistant Coaches for each team. Assistant Coach selection will be made by the Head Coach of the team and the Zone Representative.
  • Determine program dates and locations. Dates and locations will be determined by the team coaches and Zone Representative.

March-April 2023

  • Tryouts and Team Selections. There will be two tryouts in each zone. Teams will be selected by the team coaches with input from the Zone Representative.

May-July 2023

  • Training camps and practices.

July 2023

  • Alberta Summer Games, July 20-23.


For more information on the updated Alberta Summer Games program and what to expect, stay tuned to



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