Chicago Portagers

Portagers Basics

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Who We Are

We are Chicago's premier semi-pro Box Lacrosse team. We're excited to bring high-quality Box Lacrosse to the Windy City and do our part to help grow the game. Below you'll find answers to some of the commonly asked questions we receive.


Q: Sounds awesome! How do I sign up to play?

A: You can send us a message here. We'd love to hear from you!


Q: Where do you play?

A: Our Senior A Men's Box practices are at Mt Prospect Central Community Center in Mt Prospect. Our Senior A Men's Box game venue is Salt Creek Sports Center in Palatine, IL. Our Men's Field team plays at Clark Park in Chicago (near Lane Tech).


Q: Which league do you play in?

A: Our Senior A Men's Box team plays in the Box Lacrosse League (BLL), formerly the Great Plains Box Lacrosse League (GPBLL). Our field team currently plays in the ULAX Chicago Men's league.


Q: When do you play?

A: Our 2023 Senior A Men's Box regular season will run from July - October with a league tournament capping the season in mid-October. Men's Field is run through ULAX. Please check their schedule for more information.


Q: Who do you play?

A: For Senior A Men's Box, nearby teams are based in Madison, Milwaukee, Davenport, Des Moines, St. Louis, Omaha, and Kansas City. We will be releasing a full 2023 schedule soon! Our Men's Field team plays other local clubs in the ULAX league.


Q: How much does it cost to play?

A: Our Senior A Men's Box due are around $250 per season, which includes practices, games, home and away jersey, and shooter shirt. We can keep you in the loop if you fill out this form.


Q: I've only played field lacrosse before. Can I play box?

A: Yes! Box lacrosse is a great opportunity to improve your field skills and stay in shape during the off season.


Q: I'm interested in sponsoring your team. Who can I talk to about that?

A: Please contact us at

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