Arete x Movember

Arete Sport is excited to announce our new partnership with Movember. a 501c3 non-profit charity committed to changing the face of men’s health. Our partnership is focused on addressing the youth mental health crisis through Arete Sport programming.

“We are excited to work with such a respected charity. Movember funds over 1250+ programs with the money raised, including mental health programs such as Making Connections and Movember Conversations. We are beyond excited to support their cause and seek support from the lacrosse community. We believe the lacrosse community is in the perfect position to help create more awareness and support the Movember movement.“

– Cory Childs​

​Young men are facing a significant health challenge that needs more attention: mental health. Movember is the leading charity dedicated to changing the face of men’s health and is addressing the mental health crisis, a public health problem that impacts men’s health overall. Suicide is the leading cause of death globally among men aged 15-29.

Many young men throughout the country suffer in silence, in large part due to social and cultural pressures and outdated stereotypes of what it is to be a man. Movember and Arete Sport are uniquely positioned to reach and impact young men through targeted programming throughout the country.

This September – December, Arete Sport is donating (20% ) of purchase from select products to Movember, a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to changing the face of men’s health.

We are committed to a guaranteed minimum donation of $50,000.

Movember Invitational

TEAM MOVEMBER

Arete Sport is excited to hire Brad Smith as the director of Team Movember. Brad and his staff will bring teams to regional and national events around the country to compete and spread awareness about mental health in young men. Please fill out the form below to express interest in playing on our Team Movember Program!

Team Movember Season

Time Frame:

October - January

Teams:

2027 - 2022

Commitment:

Tournament Teams (a la carte)

Check out what Brad has accomplished in the PLL!

TEAM MOVEMBER REGISTRATION

November 13 – 14 2021: MD

December 11 – 12 2021: CA

MOVEMBER INVITATIONAL

Our Minneapolis event will kick off our Arete Sport Challenge for Movember. This challenge is focused on pitting lacrosse programs and individuals against each other in a friendly competition to raise funds for Movember. Our Texas event will conclude the challenge and a lacrosse program (high school, association, or club) will be named the winner at the end of the weekend. A prize will be rewarded to the director of the program.

MOVEMBER FALL INVITATIONAL

Kick Off Event

October 2nd - 3rd, 2021
Minneapolis, MN

Overview
  • 5 Games Minimum
  • Pool Play Saturday
  • Bracket Play Sunday
  • TCO Stadium + Surrounding Area Fields
  • All-Star Game for Elite & Rising Star Bracket (Saturday Night)
  • Mental Health Awareness Tent & Information
PRICE

Stars / Elite: $2,200 (Film Included)

12U - Vartity: $1,500

10U: $1,500 (7 vs.7)

October 2nd-3rd, 2021
Eagan, MN

Boy Divisions

10U | 12U | 14UB | 14UA | JV | Varsity | Rising Stars | Elite
FALL Invitational

MOVEMBER WINTER INVITATIONAL

Closing Event

January 22nd - 23rd, 2022
Austin, TX

Overview
  • 4 Games Minimum
  • Pool Play Saturday
  • Bracket Play Sunday
  • Field Rental
  • Mental Health Awareness Tent & Information
PRICE

$1,200

January 22nd - 23rd, 2021
Round Rock Multi-Sport Complex

Boy Divisions

2029 | 2028 | 2027 | 2026 | JV | Varsity
WINTER Invitational

MOVEMBER APPAREL

Movember Apparel will be available at arete-sport-shop.myshopify.com and our store at Viking Lakes on September 1st. ​

​Through strategic partnerships in media and programmatic efforts, Movember is working to challenge social norms to change attitudes and behaviors among individuals and, ultimately, shift the culture around men’s mental health to motivate more men to take action and seek help.

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