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Updated list of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Clinics, leagues, tournaments, showcases

Saturday, 16th January 2016

Categories Clinics, Club, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Recruiting, Showcase, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Posted 1/16/16

Tryouts – Brine NLC

The Brine National Lacrosse Classic Regional tryouts will be held for players that hope to advance to the National event July 19-22, 2016 at the River City Sportsplex in Richmond, Virginia. Teams will be coached by NCAA lacrosse coaches and will compete in a championship style format providing players with a meaningful lifetime experience that will better prepare them to meet the challenges of high school and college.Girls-events1211
Click here to register for the New Jersey girls’ 2017-18 tryouts at Sport Zone in Monroe Twp on Feb. 28.
Click here to register for the New Jersey girls’ Middle School Academy, 2020-21 tryouts at Sport Zone in Monroe Twp on Feb. 28.
Click here to register for the New Jersey girls’ 2019 tryouts at Sport Zone in Monroe Twp on Feb. 28.
Click here to register for the New Jersey girls’ Youth (2022-23) tryouts at Sport Zone in Monroe Twp on Feb. 28.
Click here to register for the Southeastern PA region girls’ 2017-18 tryouts at Germantown Academy on March 13.
Click here to register for the Southeastern PA region girls’ Middle School Academy, 2020-21 tryouts at Germantown Academy on March 13.
Click here to register for the Southeastern PA region girls’ 2019 tryouts at Germantown Academy on March 13.
Click here to register for the Southeastern PA region girls’ Youth (2022-23) tryouts at Germantown Academy on March 13.


Coach Duck Lacrosse Middle School Winter League, opens Jan. 31 on the Agnes Irwin turf. The Divisions are for 7th-8th grade teams and 5th-6th grade teams. Inside options are available if the weather does not permit outside games. Games will be 7v7 on regulation lacrosse lines. Sign up by e-mailing coach Jen Duckenfield at COACHDUCKLACROSSE@GMAIL.COM


Coach Duck Impact Clinics on Sunday nights (Haverford School gymnasium, 6-7 p.m.) and Wednesday nights (The Agnes Irwin School Gymnasium 6:30-8 p.m.).
Field Players: Elevate your overall play with cutting edge pressure drills Improve your shooting techniques, ride, cutting and defensive play.
Coaches include Jennifer Duckenfield (Agnes iriwn coach, 2015 Coach of the Year), Joe Tornetta (Owen J. Roberts coach, Honorable Mention Coach of the Year, 2015), and guest collegiate former players and First Teamers Alex Duckenfield (Strath Haven, Vanderbilt), Maggie Forker (Episcopal Academy, Vanderbilt), John Geary (Merion Mercy coach) and former D-1 Yale coach Jordan Ellis.
Goalies: Improve your Save percentage improving your stance, clear, angles, Face Shots
Price: Each session is $50

2nd Session of the BaggataGirls Winter Clinics, at Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn in January and February. Participants can register to attend all sessions or tailor a per diem schedule that works, space permitting. Sign up now, secure your spot and get your game ready for the spring!
• Grades K-4 (Saturdays from January 9th to March 5th, 3:30-4:30 pm)
• Grades 5-8 (Mondays from January 4th to February 29th, 4-5:30 pm)
• Grades 9-12 (Tuesdays from January 5th to February 16th, 4-5:30 pm, and February 23rd, 5-6:30 pm)
BaggataGirls clinics teach the skills of lacrosse using novel drills, games, concepts and language players can understand, relate to and retain – all in a fast-paced, high energy and supportive setting. The program is not affiliated with any club or school team, anyone can register.
For more information on the clinics, clinic times, location, names/experience of clinicians, directions and to register, please visit

Ultimate girls’ clinics. Clinics are built around the philosophy of giving the camper the Ultimate experience. Clinic attendees will receive instruction from some of the top college coaches in the country who pride themselves on sharing their knowledge and experience with every level of athlete.
Chester County Clinics (Chester County) Ultimate Advantage Stickwork Clinics
All sessions will take place at: Maple Zone, Garnet Valley, PA
Wednesdays, 6pm-7pm Session I: December 9, 16, 23, 30 REGISTER HERE
Session II: January 6, 13, 20, 27 REGISTER HERE
Session III: February 3, 10, 17, 24 REGISTER HERE
Cost – $140 per session (Walk-up fee $40 per session)
PA Clinics (Fort Washington, PA) Stickwork & Small Games Clinic Series
All sessions take place at Germantown Academy Field House, 340 Morris Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034
SATURDAYS 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Session I: Dec. 5, 12, 19 REGISTER HERE
Session II: January 2, 9, 16 REGISTER HERE
Session III: January 23, 30 & Feb 6 REGISTER HERE
Session IV: February 13, 20, 27 REGISTER HERE
Cost – $105 per Session ( Walk-up fee of $40 per each clinic date)
NJ Clinics (Stuart) Ultimate Advantage Stickwork Clinics
All sessions take place at Stuart Country Day School, MAIN BASKETBALL GYM, 1200 Stuart Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
MONDAYS 6-7PM or 7-8PM Session I: November 9, 16, 23, 30
6pm – 7pm (Grad Year: 2021-2024) REGISTER HERE
7pm – 8pm(Grad Year: 2016-2020) REGISTER HERE
Session II: December 7, 14, 21, 28
6pm -7pm (Grad Year: 2021-2024) REGISTER HERE
7pm – 8pm(Grad Year: 2016-2020) REGISTER HERE
Session III: January 4, 11, 25, February 1; 6pm-7pm (Grad Year: 2021-2024) REGISTER HERE
7pm – 8pm(Grad Year: 2016-2020) REGISTER HERE
Cost – $140 per Session ( Walk-up fee of $40 per each clinic date)
PA Clinics (Bucks County) Ultimate Edge Clinic Series
All sessions will take place at Intensity Sports Training, 3633 Old Easton Road, Doylestown PA 18901; THURSDAYS 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Session I: January 7, 14, 21, 28 REGISTER HERE
Session II: February 4, 11, 18, 25 REGISTER HERE
Cost – $ 175 per Session ( Walk-up fee of $45 per each clinic date)

Ultimate Development Program (UDP), an 8-week intensive curriculum of skill & game play breakdown for youth girls lacrosse players in classes 2023-2027 at The Agnes Irwin School.The focus is to provide an environment of interactive learning. Players will have the opportunity to work individually and collectively on all areas of the game and experience competitive play as well. Coaches will provide additional inter-squad scrimmages throughout the session to enhance the lax IQ of each player. The program is headed by Agnes Irwin and Ultimate coach Jen Duckenfield, as well as Maggie Forker, Alex Duckenfield, Stephanie McNesby and Jen Raech.
Dates: All Sundays from 9:30am-11:00am; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7, 14, 21
Location: Agnes Irwin School, 275 S. Ithan Ave., Rosemont, PA 19010, Cost: $220
Click below to register:
Session 1:
Session II:

The NXT Lacrosse Academy (NLA), Open to any and all players grade 7-12. Click here to register and for more infromation.
Dates: January 9 – February 27, 2016
Time: Saturdays, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: Main Line Sports Center, Berwyn PA
Cost: $295 per session/$20 discount for signing up for both sessions
The NXT Lacrosse Academy (NLA) is for high-performing lacrosse players driven to take their game even higher. Our program matches a player’s intensity with small-group, position-based instruction built on a Division I training curriculum. These are not drills as usual.
Our goal is measurable improvement. Player’s abilities will be assessed at the onset of the program and then improved through consistent video breakdown and through our internal Player Assessment Tools. We are seeking intense players who are willing to learn and work hard.
Saturdays, Winter 2016
Session I 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30
Session II 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27

NXTsports’ free NXT Field Day, Jan. 18, 2016 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Line Sports Center and feature NXTsoccer, Cradle Lacrosse, NXT LC Boys and Girls, SPARK Field Hockey, NXTfieldhockey, speed and agility training and NXTolympics. NXT Field Day’s mission is to expose all of NXT’s sports education programs to boys and girls ages 4-15. There will also be a moon bounce, a fastest shot competition and prizes and games throughout the day. NXT’s entire education staff will be on site, as will guest coaches. NXT partners Gatorade, Premier Orthopaedics and Alex’s Lemonade Stand will be a part of the NXT Field Day. Click here ( to donate to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

Greg Cattrano’s Co-Ed Lacrosse Goalie Clinic on Sunday, Jan. 24 at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr. This is the 15th year the popular clinic will be held at Shipley, hosted by Shipley Lacrosse and head coach Mark Duncan. The session runs from noon to 3 p.m. at Shipley School’s Upper School Yarnell Gymnasium. The event is open to goalies or all ages, male or female. Participants will receive 1-on-1 training with the former NCAA, MLL and NLL star goalie, who has been training goalies for almost two decades.
Sign up Online and get more info at:

CrosseFIRE clinics for girls in Grades 3 to 8 at Archbishop Carroll High in Radnor, Jan. 24; Feb. 7, 21, 10:30-noon. CrosseFIRE Lacrosse is a leading indoor clinic program, featuring skill development and game instruction for female lacrosse players of all ability levels. At each clinic, participants are guided through an intense workout of strategy and skill instruction. Coached, small-sided play allows for practice and implementation of emphasized skills and techniques. Instruction is the primary focus of these clinics. A strong emphasis is placed on the development of good stickwork and techniques. The clinics are also one means by which players are identified for invitation into the PHANTASTIX Lacrosse Club, a travel/tournament lacrosse program for serious lacrosse players. JoAnn Yusko and Sue Frazier, directors and head coaches of the PHANTASTIX Lacrosse teams, direct the CrosseFIRE program. For more information call: 610-640-0956 or 610-933-9049. Email: Or check out website to get more info and application form/waiver at
REGISTRATION – Registrations are limited and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your place in any one clinic or combination of clinics mail a completed application and signed athletic waiver to: CAC, Inc., 2045 Grantham Road, Berwyn, PA 19312. Clinic confirmation will be emailed to all mail applicants who provide a valid email address.
CLINIC TIMES – Clinics ($40 per clinic or $110 for all three) are available to all girls in grades 3 to 8. Beginners as well as intermediate and advanced players will be challenged to take their skills to the next level. Clinics will be held between 10:30 AM and noon on selected Sundays at: Archbishop Carroll High School, 211 Matson Ford Road, Radnor, PA 19087. The clinics are one means by which players are identified for invitation into the PHANTASTIX Lacrosse Club, a travel/tournament lacrosse program for serious lacrosse players.

Winter Youth Developmental Clinics

Cradle Lacrosse introductory lacrosse program, for boys and girls ages 4-8, hosted at Episcopal Academy, Garnet Valley, Main Line Sports Center, Friends Select and Germantown Friends. Cradle Lacrosse is the ultimate introduction to lacrosse. Our Friends Select program is 6 weeks long and will teach skills through our structured curriculum progression. We have a passionate staff that is excited to have fun teaching the fundamentals.
Click here for more information on Cradle’s winter schedule.

NXT Pre-Season Clinics: Grades 1-6. Date: February 13 & February 20, 2016; Time: Saturday, 8:30am – 11:30am; Location: Main Line Sports Center. Cost: $75 per clinic. Click here to register and for more information.
NXT Girls Lacrosse offers two 3-hour clinics on Saturdays this February! This is a perfect way to dust off the cobwebs before the spring season gets underway!
These sessions are open to all players grades 1-6 and are a great opportunity for players to learn, get better, and have fun!
Players will be broken up into small, age-appropriate groups with an experienced coach. The sessions will emphasize individual instruction, fundamental mechanics, positional skill sets, and high repetitions. Coaches will be chosen from a pool of our NXT LC coaches, as well as guest coaches (DI players, HS Coaches) who have been hand selected from our coach’s training/screening system.
Schedule: Saturday, February 13 8:30-11:30am & Saturday, February 20 8:30-11:30am
What You’ll Learn: Proper stick mechanics for throwing and catching; Ground balls: the approach, the battle and maintaining possession; -Shooting: technical breakdown of feet, hips, arms and hands; -Defensive footwork and positioning; -Understanding game situations on offense, defense and in transition; -Goalies: fundamental form, body positioning, angles, quickness and technique

Showcase tournaments

The Draft, a premier individual girls’ lacrosse showcase for players in the classes of 2016 to 2019 on Jan. 23-24 at Spooky Nook in Manheinm, PA
Where: Spooky Nook Sports near Lancaster, PA (
The largest Sports Complex in North America!
* The best playing with and alongside the best: this showcase is only for nominated players
For further information:

Winter Tournaments

Polar Challenge, Monday, Feb. 15, by Ultimate Events, Mon, Jan 18, Maple Zone, Garnet Valley. Small sided 7v7 format; 6 Field players and 1 goalie; 4 players on attack and 2 plus the goalie back behind the restraining line. All teams guaranteed at least 4: 20 minute games; Running clock with a central horn; no timeouts; Championship Format
Divisions: Senior A – Current Seniors (2016s) and Juniors (2017s)
Senior B – Current Sophomores (2018s) and Freshman (2019s)
U15 -Current 8th Graders (2020s)
Middle School A (U13) – Current 7th (2021s) and 6th Graders (2022s)
Middle School B (U11) – Current 5th (2023s) and 4th Graders (2024s)
Click here to register

Spring Tournaments

First Annual Irish Invitational girls’ middle school tournament, March 19, 2016, at Academy of Notre Dame, 560 Sproul Road, Villanova PA 19085. Varsity Middle School Teams only. Come play in a fun, competitive tournament hosted by Notre Dame’s HS Varsity team. Each team is guaranteed two games. Fee includes a first place and runner-up trophy.
Registration: Email Xan Weitzel (HS Varsity Coach)
Fees: $200 fee per team. Space is limited. 10 teams max. Please register ASAP.

Chapter Challenge, a youth lacrosse festival for boys and girls that will feature good competition, camaraderie and sportsmanship on the pristine and spacious grounds of the Brandywine Polo Club in Chester County, April 30-May 1. Registration is now open for three girls’ divisions (U11, U13, U15) and four boys’ divisions (U9, U11, U13, U15). You can take advantage of “Super Early Bird” and “Early Bird” discounts, but register soon. Each division will feature two or more brackets to help each time find the appropriate level of play for a good day of festival lacrosse. The event is open to “Club” and “Travel Teams” and we will have a group teams based on available data to ensure top competition. We will offer a U15 Elite Bracket for Girls in 2016 (full checking, provided teams satisfy coaching certification requirements). THE CAUSE: The Chapter Challenge helps support initiatives of the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association, the chapter of US Lacrosse responsible for promoting the growth and development of the game in Eastern Pennsylvania. Click here to register.

Summer Tournaments

Jersey Shore Point Showcase, Saturday, June 4, Manhassett Creek Park in Long Branch, N.J., for Classes of 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. The Jersey Shore Point Showcase is a new individual one day showcase Players in attendance will receive top notch coaching and instruction led by NCAA Division I, II and III coaches as well as United Lacrosse Directors. Coupled with the instruction from college coaches, The Jersey Shore Point Showcase enables participants to compete at a high level and showcase their skills in a competitive and encouraging environment. FEE: $195 per player. Register Here

Strong Island Summer Clash 2016, next June at the Mitchel Field Complex in Uniondale, N.Y. ALL TOWNS, SCHOOLS and CLUB TEAMS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!
WHEN: (YOUTH TEAMS) Saturday, June 18th (HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS) Sunday, June 19th
DIVISIONS: Girls Graduating in the Class of 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024
FEE: HS Teams $1350 and Youth Teams $1150
Register Here
Any questions please contact

Laxpalooza Girls Summer Classic, July 9-10, at Bicentennial Park in Bethlehem, PA, 5320 Colony Dr., 18017. Come compete against Youth and High School Lacrosse teams from Eastern PA and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Laxpalooza is attracting over 120+ teams to the Lehigh Valley. Our main focus is to promote competitive lacrosse in a fun and memorable atmosphere while honoring the game and celebrating good sportsmanship.
Register your teams now for our fastest growing event!
Age Group / Graduation year US Lacrosse age rules apply
5/6 grade is 2022/2023 5/6 grade team during 2016 spring season.
7/8 grade is 2020/2021 7/8 grade team during 2016 spring season.
JV is 2018/2019 JV players during 2016 spring season.
V is 2016/2017 Varsity players during 2016 spring season.

Rhode Island Lacrosse Classic boys’ and girls’ lacrosse tournaments in July of 2016 at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Girls – July 16-17, 2016
Games held in and around beautiful Newport, Rhode Island; 2 Certified Officials for all Games; Field Marshals on each field; Certified Trainers at each site; Good Food, Parking & Men & Women’s Facilities; conveniently Located; Video Services Available
Registration link:
Fees: $1,200
Tournament website link:
Divisions for girls teams will be by graduation year/rising grade. Please see website for details. More divisions will be added based on registration parameters for the ladies.

Summer Camps

United Lacrosse Super Camps for girls. (all ages) in June and July at Manahassett Creek Park in Long Branch, N.J. Week 1 June 27-July 1 (M-F 9am-1pm); Week 2 July 25-July 29 (M-F 9am-1pm), for players of all levels, K-12.
Click here for more information and to register for the girls camps.
Rob Grella and Devan Crimi’s 2016 Summer Super Camps, by United Sports. PLAYERS FROM ALL TOWNS, SCHOOLS and CLUB PROGRAMS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.
As your spring season comes to an end, the summer is a great time to bring your game to new levels. Get ready to be taught by the premier lacrosse instruction organization in the state of New Jersey. If you have attended United Lacrosse camps and clinics in the past you know you can expect the very best lacrosse instruction and commitment from our coaches. If this is your first time participating in a United Lacrosse event we welcome you to “The U” and can’t wait to get you started!
WHERE: Manahassett Creek Park, 536 Long Branch Ave., Long Branch, NJ
Early Bird Registration: $25 off camp fee if you register and pay before May 1st. Family Discount: 2 or more family members receive $20 off per family member; Multiple Camps: $50 off total camp cost
Team United Player: CONTACT for Coupon Code!

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