FIL World Championship Preview

WHAT: FIL World Lacrosse ChampionshipWorldLax2014

WHEN: July 10-19

WHERE: Denver, CO

The 2014 FIL World Championship is set to get underway on July 10 in Denver. A record 38 teams are participating in this 12th edition of the tournament. Nine-time champion USA will be looking to repeat their championship performance of the 2010 tournament held in England. Canada (2006 and 1978) is the only other team to win the championship.

Nine divisions make up the tourney format with the top six ranked teams placed in the Blue Division. Four of those teams will advance to the quarterfinals, the top two earning an automatic bye into the semifinals. Eight other division winners will playoff for their spot in the quarterfinals.

Blue Division

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • England
  • Iroquois
  • Japan
  • United StatesUSL

Blue Division Schedule:

Thursday, July 10

8:00 PM: Canada vs USA, ESPN2

Friday, July 11

6:00 PM: Australia vs Japan, ESPN3

9:00 PM: England vs Iroquois, ESPN3

Saturday, July 12

3:00 PM: Iroquois vs Japan, ESPN3

6:00 PM: Australia vs USA, ESPNU

9:00 PM: Canada vs England, ESPN3

Sunday, July 13

3:00 PM: Australia vs England, ESPN3

6:00 PM: Japan vs USA, ESPNU

9:00 PM: Canada vs Iroquois, ESPNU

Monday, July 14

3:00 PM: Canada vs Japan, ESPN3

6:00 PM: England vs USA, ESPNU

9:00 PM: Australia vs Iroquois, ESPN3

Tuesday, July 15

3:00 PM: England vs Japan, ESPN3

6:00 PM: Iroquois vs USA, ESPNU

9:00 PM: Australia vs Canada, ESPN3

Green Division

  • China
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway

Grey Division

  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Turkey

Orange Division

  • Israel
  • Republic of Korea
  • Slovakia
  • Sweden

Plum Division

  • Argentina
  • New Zealand
  • Russia
  • Wales

Red Division

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong

Turquoise Division

  • Colombia
  • Finland
  • Mexico
  • Spain

White Division

  • Latvia
  • Scotland
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand

Yellow Division

  • Bermuda
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Uganda
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