LACROSSE was first played in BC during the 1880s. In 1886 BEACON HILL PARK in VICTORIA hosted the first inter-city game, a 3–1 win for a team from VANCOUVER. Two years later KAMLOOPS was the site of the first provincial championships, and in 1890 the BC Amateur Lacrosse Assoc was incorporated, marking the official beginning of organized lacrosse in the province. The game was played outdoors, by professionals, and contests between Vancouver, NEW WESTMINSTER and Victoria drew huge crowds. Con...

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