by Andy Watson

The BC Junior A Lacrosse League (BCJALL) will be holding its annual entry draft on Saturday Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 1 p.m. in Langley, B.C.

The draft will again be held in partnership with the Langley Events Centre.

This year we will see the draft return to an in-person format.

It will also be webcast live for those who can not attend (link will activate approximately 15 minutes prior to the event start at 1 p.m. PST).

The draft will consist of six rounds, and 48 potential Junior A Players will be selected out of a list of 168 graduating draft-eligible players from last year’s 17U minor lacrosse programs in British Columbia.

Gerry Van Beek, BCLA president, will be providing commentary on the draft, and a full recap of draft results will be available along with reaction from players and team personnel.

The draft order is as follows:

Round 1
1. New Westminster (from Langley)
2. New Westminster
3. New Westminster (from Delta)
4. Burnaby
5. New Westminster (from Port Coquitlam)
6. Delta (from Nanaimo)
7. Burnaby (from Victoria)
8. Delta (from Langley)

Round 2
9. Langley
10. Delta (from Langley)
11. Delta
12. Burnaby
13. Port Coquitlam
14. Langley (from Coquitlam)
15. Delta (from Victoria)
16. New Westminster (from Coquitlam)

Round 3
17. Langley
18. New Westminster
19. Delta
20. Burnaby
21. Port Coquitlam
22. Nanaimo
23. Victoria
24. Coquitlam

Round 4
25. Nanaimo (from Langley)
26. Delta (from New Westminster)
27. Delta
28. Burnaby
29. New Westminster (from Burnaby)
30. Nanaimo
31. Port Coquitlam
32. Coquitlam

Round 5
33. Langley
34. New Westminster
35. Delta
36. Port Coquitlam (from Burnaby)
37. Victoria (from Port Coquitlam)
38. Nanaimo
39. Victoria
40. Coquitlam

Round 6
41. Langley
42. New Westminster
43. Delta
44. Burnaby
45. Victoria (from Port Coquitlam)
46. Nanaimo
47. Victoria
48. Coquitlam