VILL Releases 2023 Regular Season Schedule

Esquimalt, B.C. (April 6, 2023) – The Vancouver Island Lacrosse League - (VILL) announced today its 2023 regular season schedule, a full 14-game per team schedule to be followed by playoffs in July with the League Champions and invited teams attending Provincials.

“The VILL Executive and team representatives have worked diligently to complete the schedule, introduce the new rule changes and teams can't wait to get the season started" said VILL Commissioner, Ric Bains.

The league has introduced 2 new teams for the 2023 season. The Cowichan Thunder will now rival the Cowichan Rats for Mid-Island supremacy while the Firefighters join the league to battle with the Wsanec Arrows, Westshore Aces, Victoria Jokers, Victoria Blazers and Saanich Express.

The season is scheduled to open Tuesday April 18th when the expansion Firefighters squad take to the floor against last years' runners' up, the Cowichan Rats at 7:30pm. Then the defending league and playoff champion Saanich Express host the Westshore Aces at 9:00pm. All Tuesday and Thursday games are at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre's Archie Browning Arena; while the Saturday games will be played in the Island Savings Center in Duncan. For the full schedule of games, visit our schedule page.

Let the good times roll!