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FanFest is highlight today at PPL Park at Independence Classic; forecast has perfect weather

Saturday, 9th March 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/9/13
From Inside Lacrosse Press Releases

The Super Duper, Lax to the Max, Behind the Back, Ultimate Whitman’s Sampler Independence Classic IL FanFest will be here in Philly today!whitmans-sampler

And the weather is perfect as four Philly teams and two from the Big East come to PPL Park while putting Philadelphia in the spotlight. Click here for tickets. They are also available at the doors.

Who’s going to be there? Pro players including Max Seibald, Brodie Merrill, Matt Gibson, Ryan Young and You!

What else? Well, there will be a ton of lacrosse gear and swag on site for fans to get their lax jones filled. Take a look at some of the sponsors and their offerings.

Whitman’s Sampler
is proud to be the title sponsor of the Whitman’s Sampler Independence Classic and will be distributing samples of the finest chocolate in the world. Yum!

Reebok Lacrosse will be showcasing the New Reebok Black Line. The rest of their great lacrosse equipment including O-technology heads and handles will be onsite for sale.

STX is a proud sponsor of Inside Lacrosse and is eager to be a part of this year’s FanFest.
Stop by the STX booth to see the latest innovations from STX; including the all new Proton Power with patented C-Channel technology.

Gait Lacrosse will be highlighting the newest gear.

Flow Society Lacrosse is excited to start off the season with Inside Lacrosse at the Independence Classic. Their authentic lacrosse apparel will be available for purchase and giveaways will be awarded throughout the day!

Rockin’ Refuel will be sampling their high-quality, great tasting protein beverages made with real milk, providing real nutrition for real results. Also, lacrosse fans will be able to relax at the Rockin’ Refuel lounge and enjoy interactive video games.

Sideline Swap will be showing off gear from former NCAA and current MLL stars, including the Long Island Lizard’s Matt Gibson and Ryan Young. Stop by the tent to enter their raffle and see all the cool custom gear they have available on

BAMShaft wants you to come to their booth to see their solid bamboo shaft that is flexible, strong and powerful. They have demonstrations and sale prices for you. Why BAMShaft? Bamboo is durable, strong and lightweight. The solid feel is completely different than the current shafts on the market. It feels better in your hand, it feels better when you check and it feels better when you catch and throw.

Tribe7 will be showcasing it’s line of high performance lax gear. And of course, the lax magician, Rob Littell, will be on-site showing off his cradle du jour.

The Philadelphia Wings will have prizes to raffle including a Paul Rabil signed jersey. Max Seibald, Brodie Merrill and other players will be signing autographs throughout the first two games beginning at 11:30am.

The HEADstrong Foundation™ will be sharing the life story of founder Nicholas Colleluori while advocating blood cancer awareness and educating supporters on the evolution of their service mission. They will be showcasing the latest products from Warrior’s HEADstrong Collection and vending their arsenal of HEADstrong Awareness™ merchandise including Chinstraps, 3/6 Pack of Balls, Stringing Kit, Mini Stick, Flatbrim Hats, Shorts, Performance Shirts

The NCAA wants you to be a part of the Ultimate Lacrosse Experience when the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships returns to Philadelphia this May 25-27 at Lincoln Financial Field. Representatives will be on site to showcase all of the exciting opportunities available for lacrosse fans.

Villanova University, host of the 2013 NCAA® Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship, will be distributing information about the event at Villanova Stadium on May 24 & 26. Go to for more info. Be sure to stop by the table and enter to win a pair All Session Tickets to the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship. *NCAA is a registered trademark of the Nation Colligate Athletic Association

Visit Lacrosse Evolution in the vendors village, follow them on Twitter @Lax_Evo and enter for a chance to win a Maverik Head and a Summer Beach Camp. Find out all about their training, leagues, tournaments and elite travel boys and girls lacrosse teams”

The MLL will be handing out promotional items and flyers to drive awareness and ticket sales to the MLL Championship weekend, which is coming to PPL Park on August 24-25, 2013.

The YSC Lacrosse Player Development Program will be handing out promotional items and flyers to promote the YSC Lacrosse player development program (YSC LAX PDP) – a training-based curriculum for boys and girls taking place at the YSC facility located at 224 County Line Rd, Wayne, PA starting this April.


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