World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

The World Indoor Lacrosse Championship is an international box lacrosse tournament sponsored by World Lacrosse that is held every four years. Since the first tournament in 2003, Canada has won all five gold medals and is undefeated in all games.[1] Canada hosted the first two tournaments, the Czech Republic hosted in 2011 and the Onondaga Nation, south of Syracuse, New York, hosted in 2015.[2] The 2019 WILC was held in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.[3]

World Indoor Lacrosse Championship
SportBox lacrosse
Founded2003
No. of teams20
CountriesWorld Lacrosse member nations
Most recent
champion(s)
 Canada (5th title)
Most titles Canada (5 titles)
Official websiteOfficial website
Current sports event 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

The winner of the WILC wins the Cockerton Cup, named for All-American lacrosse player Stan Cockerton.

ChampionsEdit

Year   Gold Final score   Silver   Bronze Host sites Host country
2003   Canada (1) 21–4   Iroquois   United States Ontario Canada
2007   Canada (2) 15–14 (OT)   Iroquois   United States Halifax Canada
2011   Canada (3) 13–6   Iroquois   United States Prague Czech Republic
2015   Canada (4) 12–8   Iroquois   United States Onondaga Reservation, Syracuse Iroquois Confederacy
2019   Canada (5) 19-12   Iroquois   United States Langley Canada

Source: [3]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada5005
2  Iroquois0505
3  United States0055
Totals (3 nations)55515

Performance by teamEdit

Team 2003
 
(6)
2007
 
(8)
2011
 
(8)
2015
 
(13)
2019
 
(20)
  Australia 5th 6th 6th 8th 9th
  Austria 14th
  Canada 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
  Costa Rica 20th
  Czech Republic 6th 7th 4th 7th 7th
  England 4th 5th 5th 4th
  Finland 9th 6th
  Germany 11th 10th
  Hong Kong 18th
  Ireland 8th 7th 6th 11th
  Iroquois 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
  Israel 4th 5th
  Mexico 19th
  Netherlands 8th
  Scotland 4th 5th 16th
  Serbia 12th 12th
  Slovakia 8th 13th
  Sweden 15th
   Switzerland 13th 17th
  Turkey 10th
  United States 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd

Performance by tournamentEdit

2003 Indoor ChampionshipEdit

A GP W L GF GA PTS
  Canada 5 5 0 109 29 10
  Iroquois 5 4 1 100 52 8
  Scotland 5 3 2 63 69 6
  United States 5 2 3 75 65 4
  Australia 5 1 4 39 102 2
  Czech Republic 5 0 5 29 98 0

Final: Canada 21, Iroquois 4
3rd place: United States 15, Scotland 9
5th place: Australia 21, Czech Republic 10

2007 Indoor ChampionshipEdit

A GP W L GF GA PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 67 10 6
  United States 3 2 1 44 27 4
  Australia 3 1 2 27 51 2
  Ireland 3 0 3 9 59 0
B GP W L GF GA PTS
  Iroquois 3 3 0 70 16 6
  England 3 2 1 32 41 4
  Scotland 3 1 2 22 43 2
  Czech Republic 3 0 3 20 44 0

Final: Canada 15, Iroquois 14, OT
3rd place: United States 17, England 10
5th place: Scotland 14, Australia 8
7th place: Czech Republic 22, Ireland 5

2011 Indoor ChampionshipEdit

A GP W L GF GA PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 81 8 3
  England 3 2 1 49 43 2
  Australia 3 1 2 22 53 1
  Slovakia 3 0 3 15 63 0
B GP W L GF GA PTS
  Iroquois 3 3 0 59 18 3
  United States 3 2 1 46 17 2
  Czech Republic 3 1 2 28 44 1
  Ireland 3 0 3 9 63 0

Final: Canada 13, Iroquois 6
3rd place: United States 16, Czech Republic 7
5th place: England 23, Australia 8
7th place: Ireland 17, Slovakia 15 (2 game aggregate)

Source: [4]

2015 Indoor ChampionshipEdit

Blue GP W L GF GA PTS
  Canada 4 4 0 67 20 4
  Iroquois 4 3 1 59 30 3
  United States 4 2 2 43 47 2
  Czech Republic 4 1 3 22 57 1
  England 4 0 4 24 61 0
Red GP W L GF GA PTS
  Australia 3 3 0 49 29 3
  Finland 3 2 1 37 22 2
  Turkey 3 1 2 39 40 1
   Switzerland 3 0 3 17 51 0
Green GP W L GF GA PTS
  Israel 3 2 1 36 24 2
  Ireland 3 2 1 27 29 2
  Serbia 3 1 2 29 36 1
  Germany 3 1 2 27 30 1

Final: Canada 12, Iroquois 8
3rd place: United States 15, Israel 4
5th place: England 14, Ireland 12
7th place: Czech Republic 20, Australia 11
9th place: Finland 24, Turkey 6
11th place: Germany 13, Serbia 12

Source: [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ditota, Donna (September 27, 2015). "Canada dashes Iroquois' dream, continues domination in World Indoor Lacrosse Championship". Syracuse.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  2. ^ Moses, Sarah (September 11, 2015). "Onondaga Nation builds $6.5M arena in record time for lacrosse championship". Syracuse.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Indoor History and Results". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  4. ^ "2011 WILC Final Results". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Final Standings WILC 2015". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017.

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