LOS ANGELES – April 24, 2023 – The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster today announced that its 2023 All-Star Weekend will be held at Dr. Mark & Cindy Lynn Stadium at the University of Louisville on July 22, 2023, marking the league’s first appearance in Kentucky.
“Louisville’s deep sports fandom and spirited lacrosse community made the decision to bring our league’s All-Stars to Kentucky an easy one,” said Mike Rabil, co-founder and CEO of the Premier Lacrosse League. “We’re excited to showcase the best of our players in a new market, and are grateful to Mayor Greenberg, the University of Louisville Athletic Department, and the Louisville Sports Commission for the opportunity to bring pro-lacrosse to Louisville.”
“We are honored to host the top men’s professional lacrosse players in America in our city this summer,” said Mayor Craig Greenberg. “Thanks to the Premier Lacrosse League for bringing the All-Star event here and to the University of Louisville for hosting the event on campus.”
All-Star selections will be voted on by PLL fans throughout the first half of the league’s 2023 season. Selected teams will compete in a variety of skills challenges, culminating in the 2023 PLL All-Star Game.
“We’re thrilled to welcome the Premier Lacrosse League and their All-Stars to Louisville this summer,” said Greg Fante, president and CEO of the Louisville Sports Commission. “To bring professional lacrosse to our growing lacrosse community and Louisville sports fans marks an exciting milestone for the sport’s growth here and across the region. See you in July, lacrosse fans!”
PLL teams will face-off in 14 cities around the U.S. when the season kicks off on June 3. To view the full season schedule and purchase tickets, visit https://premierlacrosseleague.com/schedule.
About the Premier Lacrosse League
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).
About Louisville Sports Commission
The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) is a Louisville, Kentucky-based 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to create a legacy of economic and social vitality through sports. The LSC attracts and hosts sporting events and activities that have a positive economic impact on Louisville, enhance the area’s image as a premier sports destination, promote active lifestyles and improve the quality of life for community members of all ages, and connect local businesses with student-athletes for future job opportunities. More information is available online at louisvillesports.org and www.facebook.com/louisvillesportscommission.