TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 2/3/14
From Press Release
The National Scholastic Club Lacrosse Association (NSCLA) and Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today Warrior Sports will serve as the title sponsor for the NSCLA National Cup. The top summer club team tournament in the country will be contested June 14-15 at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, Virginia.
Grant Wasch, Warrior Sports’ Retail and Event Marketing Manager, said, “Warrior’s cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel can help the sport’s best players reach the elite level. The NSCLA boasts some of the most impressive member clubs and athletes in the nation, so our partnership is a natural fit.”
The Warrior NSCLA National Cup features the top 2015, 2016 and 2017 teams from the NSCLA member programs. This gathering of the best club teams features a playoff format to crown the elite club in each of the graduation years. Team registration is open to member teams only.
In conjunction with the National Cup, the Warrior Select Showcase will take place on the evening of Friday, June 13th and feature uncommitted players from each program in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 graduation classes. Four teams will compete in the 2016 and 2017 classes and two teams in 2015. These players will have the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of the 100+ college coaches in attendance.
Showcase players are nominated by their particular clubs and programs. Each Showcase participant will receive a custom practice jersey, shorts, and shoes from Warrior.
“Warrior’s commitment empowers us to host a first-class event where elite players compete on the sport’s biggest stage,” said Trevor Tierney, NSCLA President. “Between Friday’s Showcase and the tournament itself, the future stars of the game have a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience and display their skills in front of college coaches.”
CSE is a major force in the lacrosse world as the owners and operators of the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, one of the sport’s premiere events. The Baltimore area sports marketing and event management firm is also the exclusive event partner of the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and has a strategic partnership with the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA).
Lee Corrigan, President of CSE, said, “We are excited to host the finest club programs in North America, all facets of this event will be excellent, from the great teams, to the first class facility to the scores of college coaches coming to recruit, Warrior’s commitment to the event underscores the quality of the event.”
ABOUT WARRIOR SPORTS
Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry’s premier manufacturers of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel for lacrosse, soccer, and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Founded in 1993 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow, Warrior was acquired by privately-held New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in February 2004. Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths: technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. Warrior’s Players Club is the best players in the world helping to make the best equipment in the world and is reserved for the top professionals in lacrosse and hockey today. For more information on Warrior please visit www.warrior.com.
ABOUT THE NSCLA
The NSCLA was established in 2010 to bring together experienced, like-minded leaders of elite organized lacrosse clubs throughout North America in the spirit of competition and friendship of lacrosse. The NSCLA principal objectives are to encourage, foster, and promote the highest level of scholastic club lacrosse competition among well-organized clubs. Members each share the same passion to coach, teach, instruct, and mentor scholastic age players with every club having in common, a comprehensive instructional lacrosse program within their organizations.
ABOUT CORRIGAN SPORTS ENTERPRISES, INC.
CSE was established in 1991 with the goal of creating, managing and implementing sports and event marketing opportunities for the corporate community. In that time, CSE grew into one of the strongest marketing organizations in the Baltimore/Washington area. In 2010 the addition of the Oakland (Ca.) Running Festival and the partnership with the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) enabled CSE to expand nationally. Other CSE properties include the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic, Baltimore Running Festival, the Carefirst Frederick Running Festival, Pro Beach East Volleyball series, the Baltimore 10 Miler, and the Baltimore Bike Jam, to name a few.