NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb 23, 2013) - As the sport of lacrosse is growing in Arkansas and around the country,Little Rock's ownLightning Lacrosseis hosting an opportunity for those unfamiliar with the sport to come and see what it is all about.

The second annualLittle Rock LacrosseFestwill be held at Burns Park in North Little Rock this weekend.Thirty teams will compete in 50 games over the course of two days.

The event will feature youth lacrosse players from around the region, such as Oklahoma, Texas, Northwest Arkansas, and Louisiana, as well as high school and youth teams from Little Rock.

For a full schedule of events at LacrosseFest, click here. It's free to come and watch!

THV 11's Melissa Dunbar-Gates got a preview of what spectators can see from Rhett Thompson andplayersGrayson Tishko and Tyler Oliver.

The Little Rock Lightning Lacrosse Organization is dedicated to providing youths and their families with a fun, competitive and energetic environment for lacrosse instruction and development of student athletes.Registration for Spring Lacrosse is now open.

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