Red Deer Chiefs Novice 3 player Macklin Hicks heads in on a breakaway against the Fort St. John Grizzlies at the 28th Annual Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. Red Deer won the contest 8-4. The tournament features four levels of play and is the longest running tournament of its kind in Alberta Lacrosse history. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Tradition Lives Lacrosse tournament longest running of its kind in Alberta

The 28th annual Red Deer Lacrosse Association Tradition Lives Lacrosse tournament is underway in Red Deer this weekend.

The tournament, featuring 34 teams over six divisions started Saturday morning and wraps up Monday afternoon. It is the longest running tournament in Alberta Lacrosse history.

Teams from all across Alberta and into B.C. are competing.

All six gold medal games take place Monday afternoon at various arenas across Red Deer.

For a full schedule and more information, check out, www.traditionliveslax.com/



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Red Deer Chiefs Novice 3 player Macklin Hicks fires a shot on net against the Fort St. John Grizzlies at the 28th Annual Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. Red Deer won the contest 8-4. He had one goal in the victory. The tournament features four levels of play and is the longest running tournament of its kind in Alberta Lacrosse history. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Chiefs Novice 3 player Ryder Parsons tries to scoop up a loose ball in a battle with a Fort St. John Grizzlies player at the 28th Annual Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. The tournament features four levels of play and is the longest running tournament of its kind in Alberta Lacrosse history. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Chiefs Novice 3 player Landon Redlick drives to the net in a game against the Fort St. John Grizzlies at the 28th Annual Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. The tournament features four levels of play and is the longest running tournament of its kind in Alberta Lacrosse history. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Chiefs Novice 3 player Macklin Hicks heads in on a breakaway against the Fort St. John Grizzlies at the 28th Annual Tradition Lives Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday. Red Deer won the contest 8-4. The tournament features four levels of play and is the longest running tournament of its kind in Alberta Lacrosse history. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

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