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Updated list of Philly boys’ events: Tryouts, tournaments, clinics, camps

Sunday, 11th August 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Clinics, Club, Events, Golf tourney, High School, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth, Posted 8/11/13

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The Maplezone MuckDawgs Lacrosse Club is holding tryouts for its Fall tournament training teams on Sunday August 18th at the Maplezone field house in Garnet Valley. Click here to register for the evaluation day which is broken into two sessions depending upon grade.
The Maplezone fall teams will begin training on Sunday September 15th and practice for nine consecutive Sundays until November 10. Each team will play in two tournaments: the high school team will play on November 9-10 at the Lax Evolution HS Tourney and November 16-17 at the Philly Fall Brawl, while the youth teams will play November 16-17 at the Philly Fall Brawl and November 23-24 at the Pumpkin Pie Tourney. Please contact Jeff Murray, Director of Lacrosse at: with any questions regarding the Maplezone MuckDawgs fall training teams.

Philadelphia Freedom Lacrosse Club tryouts for 2014 season. Date<s:/strong> Wednesday August 21st 2024/2023/2022; Thursday August 22nd 2021; Friday August 23rd 2020; Saturday August 24th 2019/2018
Sunday August 25th 2017/2016/2015. Location: Fellowship Fields 275 Fellowship Road, Chester Springs, PA
Times: Graduation Year’s 2024/2023/2022/ (Grades 3rd /4th ) 6-7:30 pm; Graduation Year 2021 (Grades 5th ) 6-7:30 pm
Graduation Year 2020 (Grades 6th ) 6-7:30 pm; Graduation Yrs 2019 (Grade 7th) 1:00-2:30 pm
Graduation Year 2018 (Grade 8th) 2:30- 4:00 pm; Graduation Year 2017 (Grades 9th) 1:00-2:30 pm
Graduation Years 2016/2015 (Grades 10th/11th ) 2:30-4:00 pm
Cost: $20.00 Please make a check out to “Freedom Laxx” and bring this along with your waiver to the tryouts. If you have any questions about the program please contact us @

Click here for Online Registration

Rising Sons Lacrosse Club 2012 (5th grade) tryouts on August 25th at Malvern Prep’s Main Stadium from 12-2 pm.
Click here for registration.
Rising Sons Lacrosse Club is based out of Chester County and operated as a Non Profit by Tad Doyle. Rising Sons provides top level instruction year round and fields teams at the 2019, 2020 and 2021 level.
In its first year of existence the club has won titles at Iced Chocolate Shootout, Black Storm Blast, Chapter Challenge and Patriot Games. The 2020’s were recently awarded a bid to participate in the Dick’s Tournament of Champions in Florida this December. If any coaches would like to refer top level lacrosse players that are looking for the best lacrosse experience please contact us at Additional information can be found at

South Jersey Shamrocks tryouts at Total Turf Sports Complex – 614 Lambs Road Pitman, NJ 08071.
Youth Teams: September 8th
U-9/U-11: 11:30 to 1:00 (players entering grades 2 through 5 this September)
U-12/U-13: 1:00 to 2:30 (players entering grades 6 and 7 this September)
U-15: 3:00 to 5:00 (players entering 8th grade this September)
High School Teams: September 15th – Players entering grades 9 to 11: 1:00 to 4:00
The Tryout Registration Fee will be $20 to offset the cost of the field rental, evaluators and insurance. All players that make the teams will be credited $20 towards their membership fee. Walk-up registrations will be $25 and will not be applied towards membership. Program overview: Shamrocks players will participate in four to five tournaments in the summer (depending on team). All teams will practice two times per week starting early June beginning with our Annual Boot Camp. All players will also participate in our Integrated Box Lacrosse winter training as part of their membership. Players will also have the opportunity to participate in fall and winter tournaments.
For more information and registration, please visit

HEADstrong North tryouts for Bucks and Montgomery counties.The open tryouts for U13 and U15 teams will be held Sunday, September 8, at La Salle College High School. Players in Grades 5 through 8 are encouraged to try out for teams that will compete in the 2014 summer season. The teams will be spearheaded by Coach Bill Leahy and Coach Tony Resch, both of La Salle College High School. Additionally, former La Salle and Drexel alumnus Brian Neary who currently serves as the General Manager for the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club of Pennsylvania, will be a primary point of contact for the HEADstrong North teams.
Click here to register and get more information for the U13 (going into 5th and 6th grades) tryouts.
Click here to register and get more information for the U15 (going into 7th and 8th grades) tryouts.
Contact Brian Neary at further inquiries regarding HEADstrong North.
A $40.00 donation will apply per player and is due at the tryout. All major credit cards will be accepted as well as checks made out to the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club.

Team 302 tryouts for HS and youth aged teams, at The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Rd., Newark DE. Click here to register for all tryouts. High School (2015-2017) tryouts: Sept 8th & 15th. All players must attend one tryout date to participate in summer 2014. Players are highly encouraged to attend both tryout dates.
2017 Players: 12:30pm-2:00pm; 2016 Players: 2:30pm-4:00pm; 2015 Players: 4:30pm-6:00pm. All practices will be Sundays in October between the hours of 3:00 pm-6:00 for 90 minutes. Tournaments will be November 3, 10, 17
Youth Teams (2018-2020): tryouts on Sept. 22 & 29. All players must attend one tryout date to participate in summer 2014. Players are highly encouraged to attend both tryout dates. 2019 & 2020 Players: 2:30pm-4:00pm; 2018 Players: 4:30pm-6:00pm
All practices will be Sundays in October between the hours of 3-6 p.m. for 90 minutes. Tournaments will be November 10 & 17. Nov 3rd TBA practice or 3rd tournament.

NXT Lacrosse Club tryouts, limited openings, for its 2015 and 2016 teams, on September 14-15 at Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square. Tryouts will be from 1-4pm both days, and all interested players are highly encouraged to attend both sessions. There is a $30 tryout fee designed to cover facility and staff costs. All players attending tryouts will receive a NXT Lacrosse Club custom numbered reversible that is theirs to keep.
NXT Lacrosse Club Tryouts
• 2017 – NXT will be accepting 24 players into the 2017 program
• 2015/2016 – There are limited openings available on both teams. Check or email Marty Kupprion ( for additional information about spaces available.
Register for tryouts at –

HEADstrong Lacrosse Club tryouts, The Hill School’s Harry Price Field, 860 Beech St., Pottstown, 19464; open to all lacrosse players graduating in 2015, 2016, 2017. A try-out fee of $40.00 is required per player and is due at Tryout 1 Registration. All major credit cards will be accepted as well as checks made out to the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club.
HEADstrong Lacrosse Club Boys Tryout Information. Click here for registration.
HEADstrong 2017 Gold Open Tryout 1. Date: Sunday, September 15th. Tryout Times: 8:00AM-10:00AM. First round of selections will be made concluding Tryout 1. Players invited back to Tryout 2 will be posted on
2017 Select Tryout, Date: Sunday, September 22nd, Tryout Times:8:00AM-10:00AM
HEADstrong 2016 Blue Open Tryout 1. Date: Sunday, September 15th. Tryout Times: 10:00AM-12:00PM
2016 Select Tryout Sunday, September 22nd. Tryout Times: 10:00AM-12:00PM
HEADstrong 2015 Green Open Tryout 1, Sunday, September 15th, Tryout Times: 12:00PM-2:00PM
First round of selections will be made concluding Tryout 1. Players invited back to Tryout 2 will be posted on 2015 Select Tryout, Sunday, September 22nd, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Final selections for each roster will be made after the second tryout. HEADstrong Lacrosse Club will select (4) teams from the tryouts listed above. The teams will include: 2017 Gold, 2016 Blue, 2015 Green and HEADstrong Lime which is a mixture of all years.

Bucks Select Tryouts, SMG Sports Complex, 654 York Road, Warminster, PA 18954. Saturday, September 28th:
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM : 9th Grade (Grad Year 2017)
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM : 10th Grade (Grad Year 2016)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM : 11th Grade (Grad Year 2015)
Sunday, September 29th:
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM : 8th Grade (Grad Year 2018)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM : 4th & 5th Grade (Grad Year 2021 & 2022)
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM : 6th & 7th Grade (Grad Year 2020 & 2019)
Click here for registration

Leading Edge Elite out of NJ has established its tryout dates, times and locations for the 2013-2014 fall, winter, spring and summer travel lacrosse season. If you want to play for a nationally recognized program and play with the best players in NJ attend our tryouts. Click here for details.


Duke’s HHH/Big 4 Mini Camps, for middle school lacrosse players. Participants will develop skills in a fast-paced, competitive environment. The Mini Camps will take place on Aug. 6, 8, 13 and 15 at Penn Charter from 9am – 3pm. Penn Charter is located at 3000 W. School House Lane – Philadelphia, PA 19144. The cost for the Mini Camps is $120 per session, or $400 for all four sessions. The Mini Camps mark the start of the evaluation process for the ’13-’14 Duke’s Triple H, and Big 4 club seasons. Both clubs use an “open” or “rolling” tryout process that concludes at the formal tryout in October. There will be a 6th, a 7th, and an 8th grade team during the ’13-’14 club season.
Both clubs practice year round, on a weekly basis (Sunday afternoons for 1.5 hours) at Penn Charter. The Mini Camp Directors are Billy McKinney and Eric Gregg. McKinney and Gregg have coached at the youth, high school, and collegiate level. If you plan on attending, please print out the registration form ( and follow directions on the form. For more information please visit –

Greg Cattrano’s Co-Ed Lacrosse Goalie Clinic, Friday, Aug 23, 4p-7p, The Shipley School’s Farm Fields
1315 Waverly Rd, Gladwyne. MLL and NCAA Goalie of the Year, Legendary Lacrosse Goalie, Greg Cattrano from Warrior Sports will be back in Philadelphia for a one day training session at The Shipley School. In our 13th year of training goalies at Shipley. All goalies receive a Warrior Void Lyte goalie head for attending the clinic. Space Limited for first 25 goalies. Youth league group discounts available email or call with questions. Click here to register.

Back 2 Basics Lacrosse and the Collegeville Cougars announce the third year of their Sunday Fall Lacrosse Clinics beginning Sept 8 and running for five weeks. The clinics will be led by B2B Founder and Ursinus College Assistant Coach Gary Mercadante, along with other college lacrosse coaches. The goal is to provide a fun learning environment for your son with high levels of repetition to improve the fundamentals of the game and lacrosse IQ.
Benefits to the Program:
• High Caliber instruction from College Lacrosse Coaches
• Incredible Price for Level of Coaching and Number of Sessions
• Dramatic improvement of your game including:
o 7 – to-1 Player to Coach Ratio
o Areas of Focus for the Program: Stick-work Stickwork/Ground Ball Skills/Shooting/Dodging/Face-Off/Defensive Positioning
Start Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013 and will run for a total of 5 weeks on Sundays. Location: Water Works Park in Collegeville, PA Details:
Players age 6 – 9 on September 8, 2013 will play from 10:00 am – 11:00 am Price for this age is $60
Players age 9 – 12 on September 8, 2013 will play from 11:00 am– 12:00 pm Price for this age is $70
Advanced Players age 10 – 13 on September 8, 2013 will play from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Price for this age is $80.
To register please click here. To learn more about B2B Lacrosse and our programs, please visit:

Cradle Lacrosse, NXTsports’ educational program for the area’s youngest lacrosse players, announces five different Fall 2013 programs around Greater Philadelphia. Cradle Lacrosse is designed to teach basic lacrosse skills to 4-8 year-old boys and girls in a fun, energizing and supportive environment. Cradle Lacrosse provides all the necessary equipment for the kids so there is nothing for parents to buy, and the curriculum is designed to teach the basics of lacrosse to youngsters in an age appropriate and fun way. All Cradle Lacrosse programs are co-ed, and Cradle features a co-ed coaching staff at each session. Cradle’s young and enthusiastic coaching staff is comprised strictly of former college lacrosse players, many of whom are current educators and also coach lacrosse at the high-school level. All participants at Cradle Sessions receive free shirts and additional Cradle gifts.
Cradle Lacrosse fall sessions will be held at:
• BucksMont Indoor Sports Center, Hatfield, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Saturdays from 1-2pm. Six-week session begins Saturday, September 21. (programs at BucksMont have traditionally sold out, register quickly)
• United Sports, Downingtown, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Sundays from 10-11am. Six-week session begins Sunday, September 22.
• Radnor Memorial Park, Radnor, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Sundays from 9:30-10:30am. Session begins Sunday, September 22nd.
• (NEW) Wyoming Seminary School, Kingston, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Sundays from 10-11am. Six-week session begins Saturday, September 21.
Additional information and registration details are available at
NXTsports and Cradle Lacrosse are also excited to announce the following special event
taking place this August: Philadelphia’s world-famous Please Touch Museum will hold its first-ever Cradle Lacrosse Day, on Sunday, August 3rd from 11am-1:30pm. The event is free and is part of the Museum’s Grow Games healthy lifestyle initiative, designed to introduce kids to the basics of sports while making positive choices about health.
At Cradle Lacrosse day, kids will learn the basics of lacrosse right on the Museum’s front lawn. All kids will also have an opportunity to meet and play lacrosse with Brett Manney, the Assistant Captain of the Philadelphia Wings.

Trashcan Lacrosse Fall positional clinics for second to eighth grade boys at Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square and at United Sports in Downingtown. The Clinics start Sunday, October 6 and run each weekend in October. The Trashcan Fall Positional Clinics, led by Trashcan’s full coaching staff, focus strictly on positional skill development while still ensuring that every player who attends has success and a lot of fun.
The Trashcan curriculum maximizes the “touches” players get while truly improving their fundamental skills. Registration for the Trashcan Fall Positional Clinics is open at
The Trashcan Lacrosse Fall Positional clinics will primarily focus on the individual player and on building the skills that successful attackmen, midfielders, defensemen and goalies need to play at a high level. Trashcan has accordingly designed a curriculum for each position that is innovative and developmentally necessary for positional success.
There is limited space in this program as our goal is to increase repetitions and coach/player interaction.
The specific schedule for each location is set forth below. Additional information and the registration link is available at
Fall Skills Clinics at Episcopal:
• Four Sundays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27; 2nd/3rd Graders: 11am-12:30pm; 4th/5th Graders: 12:30-2pm; 6th-8th Graders: 2-3:30pm
Fall Skills Clinics at United Sports: • Four Sundays, October 6, 13, 20 & 27; 2nd/3rd Graders: 11am-12:30pm; 4th/5th Graders: 12:30-2pm; 6th-8th Graders: 2-3:30pm


Lacrosse Evolution Private Lessons and Team Training sessions at both its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities. Private Lessons are the best and quickest way to get an athlete to their next desired level and beyond. For more information on these programs, visit the Web site or call (610) 873-9910 for the Downingtown Training Center or (484) 684-7011 for the King of Prussia Training Center.

Golf Outing

Avon Grove High School Boys Lacrosse Golf Fundraiser, Friday, September 13th, Inniscrone Golf Club Avondale, PA; 11am Registration/Lunch, 12:30pm Shotgun Start, Format 4 person scramble. Click here for registration.

Fall Tournaments

Brandywine Classic Boys/Girls Lacrosse Tournament, October 26-27, 8:00-6:00PM both Saturday and Sunday; HS Games Saturday, Youth Games Sunday, Brandywine Polo Grounds, 232 Polo Road, Toughkenamon, PA 19374. Boys Ages/Divisions: HS AA, HS A, HS B, 8th (2018), 7th (2019), 5/6th (2020/21) Girls Ages/Divisions: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018/19, 2020/21
As a first year event last year, the Brandywine Classic hosted 65 boys and girls teams from the surrounding region. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games, either Saturday or Sunday with the opportunity to earn the Brandywine Classic crown. How to Register: Boys Clubs can register online here with a credit card, or by sending a check. The Registration Fee for 1-3 teams is $1,200 per team. For clubs with 4 or more teams, the fee is $1,000 per team. For questions, please call Scott Ely (484) 356-1024 to find the division right for you. All other pertinent information is available on our website

Strath Haven Fall Lax Fest will be held on Saturday, Nov 16 at Strath Haven High School and Middle School. The rain date is Saturday, November 23. Tournament info:
•Festival format, no playoffs or championships
•3 games guaranteed
•Games are 2, 25 minute running halves
•Start at 9AM and finish at 4PM
•18 player minimum roster (bring own pinnies)
•2 levels of play: Varsity and JV
•PIAA Referees
•Trainer on site
•Team registration fee: paid in full before October 1st, $550; after October 1st, $600
•Registration link:
Any questions, please contact: Chris Miller, Booster President of Haven Boy’s Lacrosse at or Pam Cross at

Summer Camps

Black Bear Lacrosse camps, for boys aged 5 to 15, Black Bear’s dedicated staff of seasoned coaches take a personal interest in advancing the fastest game on two feet. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear camps provide advanced technique and training for experienced players. Black Bear campers enjoy daily scrimmages, position specific instruction, contests, and daily personal interaction with top teaching coaches. Players of all abilities and experience are welcome and will greatly benefit from our structured, time-tested program. Campers are grouped according to age and ability. We teach players the proper technique and fundamentals and develop their skills and lacrosse IQ.
Click here for boys’ registration
Summer Camp Schedule:
Avalon, NJ, August 12-16, Boys and Girls

Lacrosse Evolution Jersey Shore camps for boys and girls, aged 6 to 17. All campers will receive Custom LaxEvo Sun Glasses, Custom LaxEvo Tank Tops, Sticker, Catalog, Program, Free Stick Stringing clinic, Fastest Shot Competition, Autographs sessions & instructional talks by Current MLL, NLL, LXM Pro and Maverik Soldiers, Stick heads and prize giveaways occur daily.
Cost: $250; Camp Agenda: Offensive and Defensive Skills, Speed, Agility, and Quickness, Mental aspects of the game and sport in general, Nutrition, Goalie, Face off & Draw training, Game play (box & beach lacrosse). For more information and registration, click here
Stone Harbor Aug 12th-Aug 16th 9:00-12:00 (girls) 5:00-8:00 (boys)

Fall Showcase

The National Showcase a one-day boy’s lacrosse teaching and recruiting event at Germantown Academy November 10, 2013. The National Showcase will feature the top high school freshman and sophomore boy’s lacrosse players (2016 & 2017) in the country. The unique format will include speed and agility testing, a teaching component from college coaches and showcase games all in front of premier college lacrosse programs. More information on the National Showcase can be found at For additional information on the National Showcase, please call Dan Pellicano of the Pattison Sports Group at 610-518-4932 or visit

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Name of clinic; Date, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered at clinic and instructor(s) if relevant; how to register (with link, e-mail, number, listing price is optional).
(also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of league; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of league; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of camp; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered with instructors if you wish; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of tourney; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of format; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).

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