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Summer tournament: Project 120 raises money for a cause

Thursday, 27th June 2013

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Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/27/13

One hundred and twenty high school and youth girls’ club teams will compete Friday and Saturday in the inaugural Project 120 at Westtown School.Project 120

Project 120, created by Ultimate Events and Sport Management, gives a portion of its proceeds to a non-profit or cause every year. This year’s cause is “Find the Courage” a non-profit organization that aims to educate and inspire people to be positive leaders by promoting kindness, inclusion, encouragement, compassion and respect for all people.

Teams will compete in the following age groups:
Inspire Division (2014s)
Impact Division (2015s)
Respect Division (2016s) – Edited 6/24/13
Courage Division (2016, 2017s) – Edited 6/27/13
Honor Division (2017s)- Edited 6/25/13
Heroism Division (2017, 2018s)
Bravery Division(2018s) – Edited 6/26/13
Spirit Division (2018, 2019s) – Edited 6/25/13
Champion Division (2019, 2020s) – Edited 6/25/13
Passion Division (2020s)

The 2017-2020 age groups are playing a championship format, with four pool-play games and at least one playoff. The 2014 to 2016s are playing a round-robin, showcase festival format.

States represented overall are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Ohio and Rhode Island.

Ultimate Events and Sport Management is headed by Michele DeJuliis, captain of the 2009 US Women’s World Cup team that won the 2009 FIL World Cup in Prague and owner of Ultimate Lacrosse. She has been a member of U.S. National Team program since 1994 and recently retired from her playing career after winning the gold. She is the current assistant coach for the USA Women’s National Team.


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