Team Illinois x OWLS Lacrosse 7v7 Tournament comes to College of DuPage Oct. 22

Team Illinois Lacrosse and Outreach With Lacrosse and Schools are hosting the TI-OWLS 7v7 Shootout charity lacrosse tournament on Sunday, Oct. 22, on the College of DuPage campus.

This event promises to bring together lacrosse enthusiasts and athletes from all over the region for a day of spirited competition, camaraderie, and most importantly, philanthropy.

The TI-OWLS 7v7 Shootout is not your ordinary lacrosse tournament. It's a day dedicated to raising funds for a noble cause, with all proceeds benefiting OWLS. OWLS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting youth development through lacrosse programs while supporting academic excellence and community outreach.

It will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The TI-OWLS 7v7 Shootout promises an action-packed day for participants and spectators, with lacrosse matches featuring some of the region's top high school teams and players. The event will showcase the sport's speed, agility, and teamwork while highlighting the importance of giving back.

Teams of all skill levels are welcome to join in on the fun and make a difference. Whether you're a seasoned lacrosse veteran or just starting in the sport, this interscholastic tournament offers an opportunity to play the game you love while supporting a worthwhile cause.

In addition to the lacrosse matches, attendees can look forward to: food and refreshments from local vendors; prizes and giveaways; booths and exhibits showcasing the OWLS organization and its mission; and more.

"We are excited to host the third annual 7v7 Shootout and support Outreach with Lacrosse and Schools (OWLS)," said Joe Opron of Team Illinois. "This event brings the lacrosse community together for a day of competition, unity, and giving back. We encourage everyone to join us on Oct. 22 and make a positive impact on the lives of young athletes and students in our community."

Registration is now open for teams and individual players who wish to participate in this remarkable event. For more tournament information, registration, sponsorship and vendor opportunities, visit

Let's come together, stick-side high, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of young athletes and students through the power of lacrosse. Your participation and support in the TI-OWLS 7v7 Shootout will contribute to a brighter future for our community.

For sponsorship opportunities, or more information about the TI-OWLS 7v7 Lacrosse Shootout, contact Tara Pink, development officer, at

About Outreach with Lacrosse and Schools (OWLS): OWLS Lacrosse is a sports-based youth development nonprofit that invites students in Chicago's historically marginalized communities to learn and leverage the game of lacrosse to win on and off the field. We partner with schools, organizations, community members, and student-athletes to create a holistic youth development ecosystem that engages, encourages, and inspires them at every step for success in academics, athletics, and the world beyond.

About Team Illinois: Team Illinois Lacrosse is the state's largest club lacrosse organization consisting of the TI national team program, TI boys and girls travel clubs (East Ave, Four Star, Second City, Steelhead, and Yeti), and a network of community-based boys and girls lacrosse clubs. Team Illinois also hosts four lacrosse tournaments, including the largest boys lacrosse event in Illinois, the TI Summer Invitational.

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