Jamaica is a member of The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). The FIL was established in August 2008 in a merger of both the men’s and women’s international lacrosse associations and is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The ultimate goal of the FIL is to see lacrosse added as an official sport in the Summer Olympics. It currently hold championships every four years in men’s and women’s lacrosse at the adult and U-19 age levels. For more information, visit the FIL’s website here. For a short history on the game of lacrosse, click here.
Enjoy this video recently put together by the FIL to share the story of how lacrosse is growing all over the world!