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Lizards Announce 2018 Open Tryout

January 26, 2018
Garden City, New York (January 25, 2018) The New York Lizards have announced that they will be holding an open tryout on Saturday, February 24th from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the All Star Arena, which is located at 635 Middle Country Road, Selden, NY 11784. The team is looking to fill five roster spots for the 2018 season.

For those who do not register online, on-site check in for the tryout will begin at 12:30 PM with a $150 entry fee. The fee will include a full evaluation by the Lizards coaching staff, and all participants will receive a pinnie. All players must already be registered in the Major League Lacrosse Player Pool to participate.

Head Coach Joe Spallina stated “I am really excited about this tryout. Instead of filling out our training camp roster with maybes we thought this provided a great opportunity to see players in person get to know them and assess their talent. We will run players through an MLL style practice and let them compete to earn a spot.”

Some participants may be invited to the Lizard’s training camp which begins on Saturday, April 7th, where they will have a chance to compete for a full-time roster spot. Refunds will not be awarded except if a player is injured and receives a doctor’s note or were already picked up by another MLL team.  

For more information on tryouts, click HERE

About New York Lizards

The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) were founded in 2001 as one of the original six franchises. Formerly the Long Island Lizards, the team won the Steinfeld Cup in its inaugural season of 2001, 2003 and 2015. The New York Lizards are owned by majority owner Medallion Financial Corp, Vice Chairman, Richard Mack, and other investors.  In the upcoming 2018 season, the Lizards will play all seven of their home games at Hofstra University’s James M. Shuart Stadium. For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to

About Major League Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, was founded by Jake Steinfeld and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Major League Lacrosse commenced play in 2001 and it will begin its eighteenth season in April 2018.  MLL has continued to lead the sport of lacrosse into the mainstream of competitive team sports. The league is made up of nine teams: The Atlanta Blaze, Boston Cannons, Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Dallas Rattlers, Denver Outlaws, Florida Launch, New York Lizards, and the Ohio Machine.