Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/17/13
From Press Release
NXTsports is excited to announce a collaboration with Nike under which NXT and Nike will team up to spread the game of Trashcan Lacrosse, the wildly popular two-on-two pickup version of lacrosse. Nike will support NXT’s inaugural Trashcan Lacrosse Experience, taking place Saturday, May 25th from 10am-2pm at FDR Park in South Philadelphia near Lincoln Financial Field and the Philadelphia Sports Complex.
The NXTsports Trashcan Lacrosse Experience on Saturday, May 25th will be completely free for all participants, and will provide opportunity for young lacrosse players to learn and play Trashcan Lacrosse and compete for some great giveaways and prizes.
Separately, Nike and NXT will also work together to improve the experience for all participants in NXT’s Showcase Lacrosse events, including NXT’s signature Philly Showcase. Through the relationship all participating athletes in NXT’s Showcase Lacrosse events will be outfitted exclusively in Nike apparel.
Said Andy Hayes, President of NXTsports, “It is incredibly validating to align the NXT brand with that of Nike. We are thrilled that the elite athletes participating in our Showcase Lacrosse events will be wearing Nike gear, and that Nike believes in and supports NXT’s Trashcan Lacrosse movement.”
Added Joe Taylor, Lacrosse Director, Nike, “Nike has followed NXTsports for a while, and we have been impressed with many of the innovative developments they are bringing to youth lacrosse. We are very excited to team up with NXT and to participate in the Trashcan Lacrosse Experience.”
Additional information about the upcoming NXTsports Trashcan Lacrosse Experience events mentioned herein is available at TrashcanLacrosse.com. More information about the Nike apparel to be provided to all participating Showcase Lacrosse athletes will be available shortly at ShowcaseLacrosse.com.