TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/30/13
Regional tryouts are continuing for the Brine National Lacrosse Classic, a summer tournament that brings many of the top boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players together for a national tournament attended by dozens of colege coaches.
The Brine NLC will be held July 1-3 at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, Md., and is presented by Level 2 Sports, Brine, Gatorade and Lacrosse.com. The event features the top players and coaches selected to represent their region in a showcase event offering extreme competition and exposure to the next level of the sport. Geared to help players better prepare and transition from one level to the next, the National Lacrosse Classic has two distinct divisions for high school and middle school boys and girls.
Regional tryouts are still being conducted throughout the nation for boys and girls.
Upcoming Regional Boys’ Tryouts:
Tampa, Fla. – 12-3 p.m., May 5, University of Tampa
Orlando, Fla – 7-10 p.m., May 8, West Orange High School, Orlando, Florida
Jacksonville, Fla. – 7-9:30 p.m. May 9, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
Boca Raton, Fla. – May 10 7:00-10 p.m., Saint Andrew’s School, Boca Raton, Florida
New Jersey North -May 12, 9 a.m.-noon, Oratory Preparatory School
Pennsylvania East – May 19, 1-4 p.m., The Hill School, Pottstown
California West -May 19, 3-6 p.m., Woodside High School
Baltimore Prep -May 28, 5-8 p.m., Archbishop Spalding High School
Baltimore Public -May 29, 5-8 p.m., Archbishop Spalding High School
Atlanta, Ga. – May 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mill Springs Academy, Ga.
Rochester, N.Y. – June 14, Nazareth College
Syracuse, N.Y. – June 14, 5-8 p.m., West Genesee High School, NY
Washington, DC – June (TBD), Georgetown Prep, MD
Virginia – June (TBD) St. Anne’s Belfield School, Charlottesville, Virginia
Upcoming Girls Tryouts
Orlando – May 11, Noon-2 p.m., Dr. Phillips Community Park, Orlando
Florida South, Florida, May 12, 4-6 p.m., Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Massachusetts Start: June 2, Northfield Mount Hermon, Mass
Long Island – June 5, 7-9:30 p.m., Cantiague Park,
Syracuse – June 12, West Genesee High School, Syracuse, New York
Baltimore – June 14, 5-7:30 p.m., Garrison Forest School, Baltimore, Maryland
Kentucky – June (TBD), Lousiville, Kentucky
Washington DC – June (TBD), St. Stephen’s St. Agnes, VA
Philadelphia – June (TBD), Germantown Academy, Ft. Washington, PA
This year the Brine NLC teams are being chosen in various states through special Price Showcases where the top players from qualifying tryouts play on a large stage for final selection to the summer tournament.
The 2013 Pride of Florida High School Lacrosse Showcase (June 1-2) will be televised to reach a large viewing audience in Florida and throughout the Southeastern United States by Bright House Sports Network.
Bright House Sports Network will be at each of the Brine regional tryouts reporting photos, video and news about the players and coaches. Players and coaches selected to represent their region at the 2013 Florida High School Lacrosse Showcase will be honored at an Awards Dinner Banquet presented by Bright House Sports Network on May 31.
One hundred of the top high school boys and 50 girls in Florida will be selected from the Brine regional tryouts in Florida to represent their region to showcase Florida’s finest.
High School boys & girls presently in grades 9-11.
Middle School boys & girls presently in grades 6-8.
Players may register and attend a regional tryout of their choice, and if selected will be assigned to play for that regional team.
Players must be in good academic standing.
Tryout & Selection Process:
Players must attend a regional tryout to be considered for selection.
Players that demonstrate the highest level of potential at regional tryouts will be selected by a panel of evaluators from the region.
Evaluators are not provided with player contact data prior to or during the tryout and selection process.
On the tryout date and at check-in, players will be assigned a unique jersey number for identification.
Tryouts will be highly competitive an enable players to showcase their skills during individual position drills and scrimmages.
Some regions will have multiple tryouts with a ”call-back” session that may require additional player fees.
Selected players will be notified by email and names will be posted online with 3 days of the regional tryout.
If selected, a Player Acceptance Fee is required to participate in the national games. All fees must be paid by the deadline date set for each region.
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Exposure to the college admissions and athletic recruitment process.
Test and benchmark lacrosse skills against the top players.
Opportunity for selection to represent your region and advance to the Brine National Lacrosse Classic and Brine National All Star Lacrosse Academy
The National Games:
If selected, players will be invited to participate in the 2013 Brine National Lacrosse Classic, at the Maryland Soccerplex at Boyds, Maryland, where regional teams compete for a National Championship in front of NCAA lacrosse coaches from every division.
Schedule of Events:
June 30, 2013, Sunday – Player check-in, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
July 1-2, 2013, Monday, Tuesday – Late Player Check-in, Practice, Games, Seminars, Activities – 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
July 3, 2013, Wednesday – Regional team play-offs and Championship Games – 7:30 AM – 3:0 PM