PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE ANNOUNCES GILLETTE
STADIUM AS HOST OF 2022 PLAYOFF QUARTERFINALS
Gillette Stadium will host opening round of playoffs Sept. 3 in addition to All-Star Game July 16
Tickets for quarterfinals and All-Star Game will go on sale in late March on Ticketmaster.com
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Premier Lacrosse League( PLL) powered by Ticketmaster blazoned moment that Gillette Stadium will host the league’s opening round of the playoffs onSept. 3. After the PLL preliminarily blazoned Gillette Stadium as the host of the 2022 All- Star Game and Chops Challenge, the home of the New England Loyalists and Revolution will now also host three single– elimination quarterfinals competitions as brigades battle for their shot at the 2022 crown.
“ It’s only fitting that the road towards a PLL Championship starts at Gillette Stadium, where six Super Bowl banners will sit above the six brigades contending, paired with the League’s special history of an initial season beginning on this field ” saidCo-Founder and President, Paul Rabil. “ Fall in Foxborough is special; we ’re agitated to continue our investment into New England lacrosse, and our relationship with Gillette and the Kraft family. ”
Seven brigades qualify for the PLL postseason and are planted grounded on record, with the top overall seed entering a bye straight to the semifinals. The quarterfinals will feature the two- seed taking on the seven- seed, the three- seed matched up against the six- seed, and the four- seed going head– to- head with the five- seed. The quarterfinal action gets underway at Gillette Stadium with a 12p.m. tourney on Saturday autumn, followed by games at 245p.m. and 530p.m. The final competitions and schedule will be determined following the conclusion of the regular season.
“ Hosting the opening round of the 2022 playoffs is the coming instigative step in our ongoing relationship with the PLL and another fantastic occasion for the New England community to enjoy lacrosse at the loftiest position, ” said Kraft Group President- International Dan Kraft, who played goalie for Tufts University in the 1980s and served on the Executive Board of the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse’s World Crowns Host Committee. “ As the host of both the 2022 All- Star Game and quarterfinals, we’re proud to mate with the PLL to bring the world’s stylish lacrosse players to Foxborough to contend and showcase their chops in the heart of a region that’s incredibly passionate about the sport. We ca n’t stay to work with the PLL to host two of their foundation events then at Gillette Stadium this summer. ”
In addition to hosting the PLL’s initial games in 2019 and hosting last season’s opening weekend, Gillette Stadium was preliminarily blazoned as the host for the league’s 2022 All- Star Game and will now host PLL playoff games for the first time. Tickets for both events will go on trade to the general public in late March, but suckers can register now to be notified of presale openings at https//bit.ly/ pllgillettepresale. also, group and suite tickets are available now and can be bought by reaching Jared Smalley [email protected].
Gillette Stadium has a well– proved history as a lacrosse venue, serving as the host for five NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Crowns since 2008 and holding the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship attendance record( 2008,970), three of the top four attendance records for Division I National Championship Games since 2012( 2012,816, 2018,455 and 2017,971) and the top three Division II and Division III National Championship attendance records( 2017,560, 2008,317 and 2009,072). Gillette Stadium also hosted the 2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Crowns, setting the attendance record for the final game(,668). also, the venue hosted professional lacrosse games in 2015 and will host the 2025 and 2026 NCAA Men’s and Division I Women’s Lacrosse Crowns.
The PLL is a stint– grounded model featuring eight brigades and the world’s stylish lacrosse players. In addition to being full– time workers and entering health benefits, players get equity stakes in the league – a first in professional sports. The 2022 PLL season will include 14 stint stops from June to September. For further information about the PLL and the 2022 season, visitwww.premierlacrosseleague.com/schedule.