Minto Cup

August 16 - August 24St. Catharines Central Library

The Ontario Junior Lacrosse League ( OJLL) and St. Catharines Athletics , in collaboration with Sport Niagara and the City of St. Catharines , announce that the city of St. Catharines has been chosen as the host location for the 2025 Minto Cup, the National Junior A Lacrosse Championship of Canada.

In August of 2025, the Meridian Centre will serve as the premier venue for the Minto Cup from August 16 to August 24. Box lacrosse enthusiasts can expect a spectacular celebration of Canada’s national summer sport, featuring the best lacrosse in the country, cultural gatherings, fan festivals, and more.
Mayor of St.Catharines, Mat Siscoe quotes that “The upcoming 2025 Minto Cup presents another exciting opportunity to highlight the hospitality and hosting excellence of St. Catharines,”. He additionally expressed that “With a deep-rooted history in the sport, we anticipate strong support from our community, reminiscent of the enthusiasm shown during the lacrosse events at the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games and the victorious home claim of the Minto Cup by the Athletics in 2001.

For the 2025 Minto Cup, Ontario’s representation will include the Ontario champion and the host team, the St. Catharines Athletics. In the event that the Athletics emerge as the Ontario champion, the Ontario finalist will also participate in the championship.

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