TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/25/17
Maplezone Sports Institute Girls Atlantic Club Lacrosse League for Middle School and Youth teams. Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), powered by Heritage Lacrosse, is pleased to announce the launch of the Atlantic Club Lacrosse League, a youth girls spring league for 2017 that will feature competitive travel club teams with players in the graduating classes of 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. Doubleheaders will be scheduled for each team on alternating Sundays. Games are 12-minute running quarters with a minute-long break in between quarters and a five-minute halftime.
Teams play eight regular season games before playoff Sunday that determines the league champion by graduating class. The dates are March 26; April 9 and 30 and May 14 and 21. All games are played on all turf fields at the MSI Sports Village located in Aston, PA. Schedules, results and standings will all be available real time.
The league uses modified Federation rules with minor tweaks. There is limited contact with an emphasis on player safety, especially when it comes to head contact and unsportsmanlike play.
League Overview: (8 games / team + playoffs); Each team plays 8 games, plus playoffs; Play 2 games/day, every other Sunday; Minimizes conflicts, maximizes value of each game day; Games comprised of four 12-minute quarters; Game Days – March 26, April 9, April 30, May 14 (Playoffs on May 21)
4 Divisions: Tentative groupings (may be subject to change): 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Location: MSI Sports Village, 4881 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014
Click HERE to learn more and register!
Shamrock Shootout, by My Lacrosse Tournaments, for boys’ and girls’ teams on March 18-19 at Sachem Sports Complex, 1111 Waverly Avenue, Holtsville, NY, 11742. This tourney is open to boys town and travel teams, Separate divisions for Town and Travel, these divisions will be played on different days. Boys Town Teams play on March 18th and Boys Travel teams play on March 19th.
In addition to boys town and travel divisions the event also has girls divisions.
Registation link: http://shamrocklaxshootout.com/registration/
The Shamrock Shootout is one of Long Island’s longest standing lacrosse events. Teams use this event to kick start their season. Whether it’s a local town team or an elite travel team the Shamrock Shootout has a division that offers competitive games. Town based teams will play on March 18th while travel based teams will take the field on March 19th. Have a girls program? The Shamrock shootout is also open to girls teams as well.
Tournament website link: http://shamrocklaxshootout.com/
Summer Tournament – National tryouts
Brine National Lacrosse Classic/Lacrosse Academy tryouts. Upcoming tryouts are in Georgia, Wisconsin, New England, New Jersey. The event, by LEGACY Global Sports, in partnership with Warrior Sports and Richmond Region Tourism, will be held July 18-21, 2017, at the River City Sportsplex, Richmond, VA. Entering its 10th year, the Brine National Lacrosse Classic and Brine National Lacrosse Academy bring together the finest players and coaches in an event offering extreme competition, exposure to the next level of the sport and an Olympic-style lacrosse experience for every player.
Click here to register
Click here to learn more about the December tryouts in Long Island, Illinois, Colorado and New England, and more in January.
Summer Showcase – Nominations
The Warrior National Prospect Invite, July 17-18, by LEGACY Global Sports, in partnership with Warrior Sports and Richmond Region Tourism, at River City Sportsplex, Richmond, VA.
The Warrior National Prospect Invite is an innovative new way to highlight boys and girls in the classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 that demonstrate superior athletic skills, academic excellence and personal integrity – on and off the field. This two-day showcase affords these outstanding student athletes the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and sportsmanship in front of NCAA lacrosse coaches from around the country. Anyone can nominate deserving 2019, 2020 and 2021 lacrosse players for consideration. All nominations are done online, with no fee, and the process is easy.
Click here to nominate a player
Click here for a video on the event: https://vimeo.com/187087767
Top high school seniors can register to compete in the National Collegiate Prep Preview this summer during National Lacrosse Week. The National Collegiate Prep Preview provides a terrific opportunity for 2017 graduating seniors to prepare for their college lacrosse career and gain insight on what to expect upon entering college as a student athlete. The event will highlight the top players entering college next fall and provide coaches, players and fans a first look at rising NCAA lacrosse talent.
A limited number of roster spots will be available for this exclusive collegiate level showcase. The 2-day event will take place during NATIONAL LACROSSE WEEK at the River City Sportsplex in Richmond/Midlothian, VA, July 18-19, 2017. Over 5,000 people are expected to attend and the National Collegiate Prep Preview will be featured for all to watch.
Player registration is only $229 and includes:
2 piece sublimated team uniform
Collegiate practices with NCAA coaches
Exclusive breakout sessions with coaches and professionals (open to the family)
Opportunity to intern and earn money during National Lacrosse Week
Now accepting early registration: Girls 2017 graduating seniors
Long Island Lax Fest for boys’ and girls’ teams on June 17-18 at Farmingdale State College. By My Lacrosse Tournaments is proud to present the .
Now in its ninth year has grown into one of the largest events in the country, hosting teams from every major region in the country. The two day event combines a fun festive atmosphere with great lacrosse action. With well over 300 teams expected across 25 brackets in 2017 there’s a spot for any team of any skill level.
In addition to the fun, competitive nature of the LI Lax Fest has also has become one of the major recruiting events of the North East, with over 150 college coaches in attendance last year. Each team has four games guaranteed in this championship style tourney. The girls will play one day; the boys compete June 17 and 18.
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: AA, A and B divisions available in most boys aged groups;Age groups 2027 through JV and High School
Click here to register or for more information.
1st Annual East Coast Lacrosse Championship, by Gait Heritage and All-American Lacrosse, at the brand new all-turf complex in Frederica, DE on July 8-9. This new venue is ideally located less than 2 hours from major lacrosse hotbeds including MD, NOVA, PA, and NJ, and just 30 minutes from beautiful DE beaches. The ECLC will feature top girls’ clubs from these regions and beyond competing in a championship format tournament (all teams will be guaranteed 5 games – 3 games of pool play on Saturday, and 2 playoff games on Sunday).
Click HERE to register!
Divisions: 2018 through 2025 (2025 will play small sided fields 7v7)
Game length:< 2018-2024 5 x 50 min games and 2025 5x 40 min games
Format: Championship tournament (3 games on Saturday; 2 games on Sunday)
Location: DE Turf Sports Complex, – Click here for info on venue
The 5th annual Hershey Lacrosse Shootout for boys’ and girls’ teams on July 15th & 16th at In the Net Sports Complex in Palmyra, PA. This tournament, run by My Lacrosse Tournaments, has become a fast favorite on our summer circuit of events. Teams from all over the northeast travel to participant in an action packed weekend.
With over 65 teams expected to attend in 2017, this event provides high quality lacrosse and family fun just miles from Hersheypark, one of the top rated amusement parks in the country.
All games in this 2-day championship tourney event will take place at In the Net Sports complex (798 Airport Rd
Palmyra, PA 17078). Each team has four games guaranteed and all teams qualify for the playoffs.
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: A and B divisions available in most boys aged groups; Age groups 2027 through JV and High School
In the Net Sports features one indoor turf field, one out door turf field and six beautiful grass fields. Learn more at lacrosseshootoutpa.com and click http://lacrosseshootoutpa.com/registration/ to register.
Navy Women’s Lacrosse Clinics and Play Days. Navy Clinics and Play Days are designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game as well as team concepts in a fun, educational and confidence building environment. Campers will learn sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork while being challenged in drill and scrimmage settings. All camps are held on the beautiful campus of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and taught by Navy’s elite staff.
Click here to register for all events
NAVY PLAY DAYs. JUNE 4, 2017 (2022-2025) & JUNE 11, 2017 (2018-2021)
Navy Women’s Lacrosse is hosting their FIRST ANNUAL NAVY PLAY DAY. This is a fun and competitive event that will get your team ready for the summer recruiting season. Each team will be guaranteed 3 games. In addition, clinics will be available throughout the day for all participants. All clinics are optional and are included in the price of registration. COST PER TEAM – $1250; DON’T HAVE A TEAM? NO PROBLEM! INDIVIDUALS CAN REGISTER AND BE PLACED ON A HOUSE TEAM. COST PER INDIVIDUAL – $100
?NAVY ELITE GOLD CLINIC JUNE 14, 2017 (2017-2022)
Designed for the Advanced Lacrosse Player. This clinic is ideal for the high-performing, elite player who aspires to compete at the collegiate level. It is also an opportunity for players who have committed to play in college to continue to play at the highest level. Sessions include drills with an emphasis on mastery of individual skills as well as creativity in stickwork & shooting. Players will focus on perfecting offensive strategies and high pressure defensive schemes. Game-like situations and drills will be used to put these techniques into practice. Campers will have the opportunity to work with top Division I Coaches and Players. Click on STAFF to view past coaching staff. Campers will be divided by age and skill level to provide the appropriate learning environment.
NAVY LACROSSE GOALIE SCHOOL will be run by Meg Huether Nicotra, former US National Team Player. Goalies will receive individual & small group instruction as well as live play in small-sided scrimmages and full-field competitions. ?TIME: 8am-8pm. COST: $295. ?Camp Tutition includes: *Under Armour Reversible Jersey * Camp Prizes * Two Meals (lunch in the dining facility & a catered dinner) * Top Level Instruction*
NAVY OPEN BLUE CLINIC JULY 6, 2017 (AGES 8-18)
The Open Blue Clinic is geared towards players of ALL ABILITY LEVELS from the Experienced Lacrosse Athlete to the Aspiring Beginner. This clinic will be divided into 3 Divisions:
?PREMIER DIVISION – Designed for the highly seasoned player who may not have been able to attend our Elite Gold Clinic. This is ideal for players who aspire to play at the collegiate level. They will have the opportunity to receive high-level coaching from Navy Coaches along with other select Division I College Coaches and Players. The focus will be on taking your game to the next level with strategies for shooting, offensive motion and defensive schemes. Game-like situations will be the emphasis of this division.
Open to players in grades 7-12. 8am-8pm. $295
INTERMEDIATE DIVISION – Designed for the developing player. There will be an emphasis on building current skill sets while focusing on mastery of stick skills, shooting, offensive and defensive strategies. Sessions will center on building team concepts in small sided drills as well as full field play. Players will be coached by select College Coaches and Players.
?Open to players in grades 6-9. 8am-4pm. $200
NOVICE DIVISION – Specifically designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game for beginners: throwing, catching, shooting, ground balls, offensive & defensive skills, and confidence level improvement in a fun and educational atmosphere.
Open to players ages 8-13. 8am-12pm. $150
??GOALIE INSTRUCTION IS OFFERED AT ALL NAVY GIRLS LACROSSE CLINICS
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