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Updated Philly girls’ events: Tryouts, clinics, tournaments

Saturday, 27th February 2016

Categories Banquet, Camps, Charity, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts  
 

Phillylactrosse.com, Posted 2/27/16

Philly girls’ events

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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.
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.

Clinics

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 Irwin coach, 2015 Phillylacrosse.com Coach of the Year), Joe Tornetta (Owen J. Roberts coach, Phillylacrosse.com Honorable Mention Coach of the Year, 2015), and guest collegiate former players and All-Phillylacrosse.com 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
Registration: WWW.DUCKLACROSSE.COM

strong>Notre Dame/St. Joe’s Prep Youth Lacrosse Clinic for boys and girls on Thursday, March 31 from 3-5 p.m. at Academy of Notre Dame in Villanova. Boys grades 3-8 and girls grades 3-6.
Registration link:http://www.ndapa.org/youthlacrosseclinic
St. Joe’s Prep and Notre Dame are joining forces to host a clinic for youth boys and girls! Come perfect your lacrosse skills in a fun learning environment with the Notre Dame and St. Joe’s prep coaching staff and team. All Participants must bring proper lacrosse equipment, mouthguard and water bottle.
Other key info: St Joe’s Prep Head Coach Sean Delaney and Notre Dame Head Coach Xan Zimatore (Both Moorestown Grads)

Spring Tournaments

First Annual Irish Invitational girls’ middle school tournament, March 19, 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) xweitzel@ndapa.org.
Fees: $200 fee per team. Space is limited. 10 teams max. Please register ASAP.

The Chapter Challenge™, a youth lacrosse festival for boys and girls that features good competition and family/team camaraderie on the pristine, picturesque and spacious grounds of the Brandywine Polo Club (Chester County, PA). The event, April 30, May 1, will feature close to 80 teams.
The Chapter Challenge is run by Heritage Lacrosse, which operates Liberty Lacrosse Shootout™, Patriot Games™ and other popular events
The focus is on fun, atmosphere, community and the player/coach/parent experience!
Click here to register
Highlights:
• Multiple Brackets: 2 or more brackets per division; “club” brackets organized based on interest
o Full checking option for U15A elite girls brackets, subject to interest/qualifications
• 3 Games (40 minutes each) / Certified Officials
o Family friendly schedule – 1 game on, 1 game off (1/2 day of play; morning OR afternoon schedule)
• Take Advantage of “Early Bird Special” (multiple team discounts available)
• Professionally Staged Tournament Fields / Festive Setting
Dates of Play: Saturday, April 30, 2016 (teams play either in morning or afternoon shifts) Boys U9 A/B/Club (1/2nd grade); Boys U11 A/B/Club) 3/4th grade); Boys U13 A/B/Club (5/6th grade); Boys U15 (Club/Travel – 2020/2021); Sunday, May 1, 2016 (teams play either in morning or afternoon, not all day); Boys U15 A/B – Morning (7/8th grade); Girls U11 (3/4th grade); Girls U13 (5/6th grade); Girls U15 (7th/8th grade)
• Support the HEADstring Project): Every year teams accept the “Challenge” and collect used sticks and bring them to the Chapter Challenge to be given new life. The Philadelphia Lacrosse Association (local chapter of US Lacrosse) arranges for sticks to be restrung and donated to support lacrosse in Philadelphia and other lacrosse frontiers, furthering diversity/inclusion in the sport.

Summer Tournaments

The Roundup, by Ultimate Events, June 4-5, at United Sports, Downingtown, PA, for teams in the classes of 2017-23. Highlights: Providing top competition in an environment that will allow the athletes to play their very best while having FUN! Venue has 10 Full Fields all in ONE LOCATION! Games are less then an hour from the Philadelphia International Airport. Round Robin format, teams play both days. Click here for more info and to register.

Jersey Shore Point Showcase, Saturday, June 4, 2016, 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, June 18-19, 2016, 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 dcrimi@united-lacrosse.com

The Long Island Lax Fest, by My Lacrosse Tournaments, for boys’ and girls’ teams at Farmingdale State College on June 18-19. The Long Island Lax Fest now in its eighth year has grown into one of the largest events in the country, hosting teams from every major region in the country. The two day event combines a fun festive atmosphere with great lacrosse action. With well over 300 teams expected across 25 brackets in 2016 there’s a spot for any team of any skill level. In addition to the fun, competitive nature of the LI Lax Fest has also has become one of the major recruiting events of the North East, with over 150 college coaches in attendance last year.
The Lax Fest features two days of games for boys (four games guaranteed plus playoffs) and one day (Saturday) for girls (four games guaranteed plus playoffs)
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: 2026 (2nd Grade); 2025/ 2024 (3rd/4th Grade); 2023/ 2022 (5th/6th Grade); 2021/ 2020 (7th/8th Grade)
JV; HS; GRADE AS OF SEPT 2015
Learn more and register at lilaxfest.com.

Project 120, by Ultimate Events, at Lehigh University, June 24-26, “Project 120” is a team tournament (2017-2023) that will give back to a non-profit or cause every year. A DIRECT PERCENTAGE of your registration fee will go towards a “project” that is benefiting the community. You will NOT have to do any additional fundraising as part of your entrance into the tournament. Your support will directly offer a positive impact! The 2017s–2019s will play a Showcase Format; 4 Round Robin games of equal weighted competition; 2020s–2023s will play a Championship Format. Click here for registration and more info.

Girls Summer Slam Tournament, July 9-10, Seneca High School, Tabernacle, MJ, by Victory Events, 100+ teams – 60 coaches. 2017 A & B (Current Juniors/Rising Seniors); 2018 A & B (Current Sophomores/Rising Juniors); 2019 A & B (Current Freshman/Rising Sophomores)
2020 A & B (Current 8th Graders/Rising Freshman); YOUTH DIVISIONS – 2021 A & B (Current 7th Graders/Rising 8th); 2022 (Current 6th/Rising 7th); 2023/24 (Current 4/5th/Rising 5/6th)
Click here to register – http://victoryeventseries.com/girls-summer-slam/

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.

The 4th annual Hershey Lacrosse Shootout for boys’ and girls’ teams, July 16th & 17th at In the Net Sports Complex in Palmyra, PA. By My Lacrosse Tournaments. This tournament has become a fast favorite on our summer circuit of events. Teams from all over the northeast travel to participant in an action packed weekend. With over 65 teams expected to attend in 2016, this event provides high quality lacrosse and family fun just miles from Hersheypark, one of the top rated amusement parks in the country. All games in this 2-day championship tourney event will take place at In the Net Sports complex (798 Airport Rd. Palmyra, PA 17078). Each team has four games guaranteed and all teams qualify for the playoffs.
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: 2026 (2nd Grade), 2025/ 2024 (3rd/4th Grade), 2023/ 2022 (5th/6th Grade), 2021/ 2020 (7th/8th Grade)
JV, HS, (GRADE AS OF SEPT 2015)
In the Net Sports features one indoor turf field, one out door turf field and six beautiful grass fields. Learn more at lacrosseshootoutpa.com and click http://lacrosseshootoutpa.com/registration/ to register.

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: http://www.rilaxclassic.com/register-now/
Fees: $1,200
Tournament website link: http://www.rilaxclassic.com
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.

Banquets

The 6th Annual HEADstrong Foundation Lime Light Gala, Friday March 11, at the Hilton Penn’s Landing, This special event has been recognized as one of the most inspirational events in the city of Philadelphia recognizing groundbreaking achievements in research, stories of hope, survivorship and remembering those who have lost their fight, in effort to improve quality of life for families affected by cancer. The event will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing located at 201 South Columbus Boulevard from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are now available for $250 each with special pricing for tables of 10 and guests ages 15 -20. Click here, for event details. Tickets are subject to limited availability.
The black-tie optional event will include a five-star silent auction, a delicious dinner, featuring a special live performance, an award presentation followed by dancing to the music of world-class entertainment by Jellyroll celebrating the life and legacy of HF Founder Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori.
This year, television personality, comedian, game show host, producer and talk show host, Marc Summers, best known for hosting the Nickelodeon game show Double Dare, Unwrapped on Food Network, and is currently the executive producer of Restaurant: Impossible will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Additionally, long-time voice of the Philadelphia Flyers, recording artist, TV and film composer Lauren Hart as well as voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, recording artist, songwriter and pianist Jessy Kyle will co-chair the event.
The 6th Annual Lime Light Gala will honor Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD who serves as Chief of Hematologic Malignancies and Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Lauren Shermer will share her inspirational story as she is presented with the prestigious Nicholas E. Colleluori Award. The award is presenting annually to a survivor demonstrating heroics and perseverance in the fight against cancer.
Proceeds from the Lime Light Gala will support the expansion of Nick’s House™, a facility operated by the HEADstrong Foundation™ which provides complimentary extended lodging to families traveling to Philadelphia for cancer related treatment as well as the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania under the direction of Stephen J. Schuster, MD.
HEADstrong invites you to review our complete list of giving/sponsorship opportunities, Click here. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, a table or a monetary contribution please contact, Cheryl Colleluori at Cheryl@HEADstrong.org
HEADstrong also welcomes a wide range of donations to be part of the event silent auction including: a timeshare, event tickets, business product, sports equipment, arts, crafts, jewelry, memorabilia and electronics. If you are interested in making a charity contribution to the silent auction please contact, Pat Colleluori at Pat@HEADstrong.org.

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