Portagers Basics

Who We Are

Our goal is to create 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: We are planning to practice in Mount Prospect and play games in Palatine.


Q: Which league do you play in?

A: We are excited to begin our inaugural season in the Great Plains Lacrosse League (GPBLL)


Q: When do you play?

A: Our regular season will run from July - October with a league tournament capping the season in mid-October.


Q: Who do you play

A: Nearby teams are based in Madison, Milwaukee, Davenport, Des Moines, St. Louis, Omaha, and Kansas City. We will be releasing a full schedule soon!


Q: How much does it cost to play?

A: TBD. 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 chicagoportagers@gmail.com.