Largest lacrosse event in history coming to Denver

DENVER - 7NEWS and Azteca Colorado are proud partners of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship!

As the largest international lacrosse event in history, the FIL World Championship hosted by U.S. Lacrosse is coming to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park July 10 - 19.  The event is hosting as many as 40 participating countries.  As the official News, Weather and Sports television station of the games, 7NEWS and Azteca Colorado are proud in welcoming our neighbors from around the world to Colorado.

“Our city continues to demonstrate its appreciation for the game of lacrosse and 7NEWS is thrilled to be included as Denver becomes the world’s stage for the sport’s international competition,” said 7Sports Anchor, Lionel Bienvenu.

“Once we sat down with the 7NEWS team it was clear that they hold a very strong appreciation for the impact this event will have on the Denver metropolitan area and a genuine commitment to encouraging youth participation in active sports,” said Bill Schoonmaker, Chief Operating Officer for US Lacrosse.

U.S. Lacrosse will also host boys’ youth and men’s masters’ festivals, held in conjunction with the event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. For tickets visit: 

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