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Updated Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Clinics, leagues, training

Saturday, 15th October 2016

Categories Banquet, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Recruiting, Showcase, Training, Posted 10/15/16

Girls’ events


Maplezone Sports Institute Girls Indoor League, powered by Heritage Lacrosse
Click here for more information and to register.
Format: Modified indoor lacrosse rules; Game play is 7 v. 7 (6 field players and a goalie); Each team will play 8 games, followed by playoffs for the top 4 teams in each division; Games are two 20-minute halves; Two passes must be completed in the offensive end before a shot on goal; Goggles and mouth guards are MANDATORY AT ALL TIMES for all players
5 Divisions (tentative): High School AA (top varsity level programs); High School A (varsity level programs); High School JV (primarily 9th and 10th grade, some 11th graders); Middle School Varsity (7th and 8th grade); Middle School JV (5th and 6th grade)
Location: MSI Fieldhouse, 1451 Conchester Highway, Garnet Valley, PA 19060girls-events-3

Maplezone Sports Institute Girls Atlantic Club Lacrosse League for Middle School and Youth teams. Maplezone Sports Institute (MSI), powered by Heritage Lacrosse, is pleased to announce the launch of the Atlantic Club Lacrosse League, a youth girls spring league for 2017 that will feature competitive travel club teams with players in the graduating classes of 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024. Doubleheaders will be scheduled for each team on alternating Sundays. Games are 12-minute running quarters with a minute-long break in between quarters and a five-minute halftime.
Teams play eight regular season games before playoff Sunday that determines the league champion by graduating class. The dates are March 26; April 9 and 30 and May 14 and 21. All games are played on all turf fields at the MSI Sports Village located in Aston, PA. Schedules, results and standings will all be available real time.
The league uses modified Federation rules with minor tweaks. There is limited contact with an emphasis on player safety, especially when it comes to head contact and unsportsmanlike play.
League Overview: (8 games / team + playoffs); Each team plays 8 games, plus playoffs; Play 2 games/day, every other Sunday; Minimizes conflicts, maximizes value of each game day; Games comprised of four 12-minute quarters; Game Days – March 26, April 9, April 30, May 14 (Playoffs on May 21)
4 Divisions: Tentative groupings (may be subject to change): 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
Location: MSI Sports Village, 4881 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014
Click HERE to learn more and register!


Blue Ox Lacrosse Women’s Fall Training, Main Line Sports Center, Berwyn. The training is led by instructors Theresa Giunta and Austin Kaut. Two age sessions available.
Middle School Training – Tuesday’s September 27th – November 1st; Time: 5:30 – 7 PM; Ages: Grad Years 2021’s – 2023’s; Cost: $350
High School Training – When: Tuesday’s September 27th – November 1st; Time: 7 – 8:30PM; Ages: Grad Years 2017’s – 2020’s; Cost: $350
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Any questions, please email or call us at Blue Ox Lacrosse 610.640.1420 or

Blue Ox Sport Psychology Mental Performance Training, Tuesdays, Sept. 27-Nov. 1. The clinics are open to boys and girls of all ages and will feature Theresa Giunta, MS, Mental Performance Coach. The mission of Your Limitless Mind, Mental Performance training is to aid athletes in their lacrosse development by using the skills learned on the field to build confident, team oriented and mentally tough individuals. The program will help players gain resilience and recovery from mistakes with a “never give up” attitude, confidence, enhance focus and maintain focus in the present moment, develop effective communication skills, the ability to cope in high pressure situations and work effectively with teammates: all skills that are essential to becoming a mentally strong and LIMITLESS lacrosse player. The goal is to inspire and empower players to reach their full potential both on and off the playing field using mental skills training.
The 6-week program includes sessions geared towards goal setting, awareness, growth from mistakes, communication, pressure and playing your roll on the field.
When: 830-9pm immediately following lacrosse training


ULTIMATE JUMP training series by Ultimate Lacrosse, forr all 2017 an 2018 girls. ULTIMATE JUMP is open to any 2017 Committed and Uncommitted player who wants to pursue the next level of lacrosse, as well as any 2018 Committed or Uncommitted player who wants to add to their normal club season. ULTIMATE JUMP has been designed to specifically maximize each player’s individual growth as an athlete so that the transition to college is seamless. Our program will JUMP start your college career by providing an intense lacrosse development from top to bottom to make you the complete player. We will integrate speed, agility, strength & conditioning training that is specific to the needs of each athlete.
BENEFITS: Elite training in a small group environment to maximize skill development for each player; Physical preparation for a smooth transition to the college level: Strength Training and Injury Prevention; Non-Traditional Conditioning Methods: Learn Muay Thai Kickboxing-great for hand eye coordination and cardiovascular conditioning; Mental preparation; Confidence training by Brave Enterprises specifically designed for young women and taught by elite college and World Champion player Crista Samaras (Princeton 99); Weekly Blog Topics: Video Demonstrations for lifting techniques, speed/agility etc.; Implementation of incoming college programs for individuals
PROGRAMMING: Physical Training from September 11, 2016 – August 10, 2017. Programming created for each season. (6-8 week detailed programs) and 1-2 in person sessions per month until summer when training increases to 2 x per week integrated into practices.
*Lacrosse Training: 35 sessions spread throughout each season with a buildup for summer 2017; Summer 2017 pick up games; BYB (confidence) Training: Quarterly
LOCATIONS: PA: Germantown Academy, Plymouth Whitemarsh, Maple Zone; NJ: Stuart Country Day School
Click here to register

Pennsylvania Lacrosse Clinics, run by Taylor Cummings Lacrosse, on Dec. 3 at Radnor High School. The event is sponsored by STEPS Lacrosse. Session 1 is being held from 9 a.m.-noon for girls in Grades 6 to 8. The fee is $100. There is an optional draw clinic from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for all ages. The fee is $15 for that session. Session 2 is being held for players in Grades 9 to 12 from 2-5 p.m. The fee is $100.
For more information, e-mail

Youth clinics

1st Start Lacrosse, for boys and girls aged 4 to 7 in the Delaware County area, is a program where the basics to the game are broken down and taught in a fun and exciting environment. Coaches are all former players who are now educators in the Philly area who have an extreme passion for the game. 1st Start features a 6-week program on Sundays starting September 24 where each session will be 60 minutes long. Lacrosse sticks (plastic) will be provided at every session along with a 1st Start STARTer pack, where each child will receive a 1st Start T-Shirt, Sweatband, and Sticker! There will be 2 different 1st Start locations this fall Sabold Elementary School in Springfield (Delaware County) and Swarthmore College.
Make your child’s 1st Start at lacrosse one they will NEVER forget!!
To register please go to
Any questions about the program please contact John Bodnar at

Ursinus College clinic, Sunday, October 30th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Girls from 1st to 8th grade are welcome and goalies are encouraged! This clinic will feature the members of the women’s lacrosse team along with the coaching staff. Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to play at a state of the art facility and work closely with college athletes! Click here to register! Registration closes October 24th!

Fall Tournaments

Fall Roundup by Ultimate Events, Westtown School, PA. Excellent way to prepare for the November tournament circuit. DII and DIII College Coaches will be in attendance for girls who want to play at this level; please note there are tremendous playing opportunities at these institutions! All coaches, including DI’s, will have access to the game film through our video distribution.
Sunday; 2017–2020 – pure and mixed age groups (Rising Seniors through Rising Freshman)
Saturday; 2021–2024 – pure and mixed age groups (Rising 8th Graders through Rising 5th Graders)
FULL regulation size fields. All teams guaranteed (3) 50 min games
Round Robin Format; teams will play in weighted brackets; Running clock with a central horn; 1 day event per age group (Saturday or Sunday).
Click here to register

Brandywine Classic, Oct. 29-30, at the Delaware Sports Complex, Middletown, DE. Run by Victory Events. Divisions: – HIGH SCHOOL | 2017/18, 2019, 2020 (SUNDAY) – YOUTH | 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024/25 (SATURDAY)
Registration here by October 15
FOUR (4) Games Guaranteed; 22 minute running halves. Championship Format

United Lacrosse Shore Points Girls’ Showcase on Nov. 12 for the Classes of 2017-2020 at Manahassett Creek Park, Long Branch, N.J.
DIVISIONS: Girls Graduating in the Class of 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
FEE: $155 per player
Click here for Registration
The Jersey Shore Point Showcase is a new individual one day showcase located at Manahassett Creek Park in Long Branch, New Jersey. 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. If instruction, experience, and exposure are what you value then The Jersey Shore Point Showcase is the right fit for you! Join us this spring for an unforgettable day of lacrosse action and instruction at the Jersey Shore!

Fall Showcase

College Bound Showcase, Nov. 13, by Ultimate Events, held in partnership with Maplezone and held at its brand new turf MSI Sports Village in Aston, PA. Five Turf Fields within close proximity to each other to allow for ease of recruiting. One-day tournament to cut down on travel expenses; Central Location and close to main travel corridors: I95, I76, I476 and 322; 2 playing options available: Full Field team options for 2017s-2020s & 5v5 option for the committed players; House team available for individual athletes; available for: 2017-2019s.
• All Full Field Teams in Future Prospects Division: guaranteed 3 x 40 minute games; 2 x 20 minute halves with a 5 minute half time
• All 5v5 Teams in College Bound Division: guaranteed 4 x 15 minute games
• Running clock with a central horn
• Showcase/Round Robin Format for Future Prospects Division; Championship Format for College Bound Division
Future Prospects Divisions; 12v12 Format: 2017, 2018, 2019s, and 2020s
College Bound Division (committed players); 5v5 Format: 2017s-2020s
Click here for registration

Winter showcases

The Draft, by Ultimate Events, Dec. 10-11 at Spooky Nook, Manheim, PA. Age Groups – 2017s to 2020s. This showcase is only for nominated players
• Many of the Nation’s top DII and DIII institutions will be in attendance; Due to time of year and NCAA Recruiting Rules, DIs will not be in attendance.
• Participants will take part in individual drills (run by DII and DIII coaches) and small game sessions, in order to most comprehensively showcase their talent
• Teams will be “Drafted” from these sessions and put into teams that will compete full field
• Top DII and DIII college coaches will be running all drills and will be the coaches for the drafted teams
• Participants will be playing in the LARGEST Sports Complex in North America: Spooky Nook Sports!
• High Resolution Video will be taken all day and distributed to all college coaches in the nation
• A unique overhead balcony will allow spectators and college coaches to view all play
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Frozen 150, MapleZone Sports Institute, Garnet Valley, PA, Friday, December 30, by Victory Events. GRADUATION YEARS 2018, 2019, 2020
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Taking place INDOORS on Friday December 30th, this one-day event will give the Top Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior players in the country an opportunity to demonstrate their talents in front of premier college lacrosse programs while learning new techniques and skills that they can apply to their game.
The Frozen 150 Showcase is centered around three main components:
1. Instructional Clinic: In two different 75-minute sessions, players will participate in position-specific training led by NCAA college coaches from some of the nation’s top programs.
2. Recruiting Q&A: Immediately following lunch, athletes will sit down and listen to a panel of Division I, II and III coaches provide insight into the recruiting process. This will be a 30 minute moderated session.
3. Showcase Games: Players will be rostered on predetermined and equally balanced teams according to their graduation year and position. Each team will play three 45 minute games in front of college coaches in an intimate and competitive environment.
This is an open registration event that will feature some of the best High School girls lacrosse players in the Mid-Atlantic. Gatorade ensures that every athlete at our events is well-hydrated and fueled with stations at ever field. Gametime Footage has their cameras ready to make sure your highlight reel doesn’t miss a single play.


The Fifth Annual EVANFEST Lacrosse Banquet will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Drexelbrook Catering in Drexel Hill. Once again, the event will feature big-name speakers and a program that fittingly honors a youth tournament and foundation in Evan Brady’s name that has raised $1 million in funds and helped 250 families with children that have life-threatening diseases. Individual banquet tickets are $95; the event runs from, 6:30-9 p.m. Click here to purchase a ticket. The first hour of the program features an open bar and time for attendees to mingle.
This event is a celebration of the Philadelphia Lacrosse Community and its dedication to recognizing the many ways the community assists in helping people’s lives off the field as well as on the field. Evan Brady was a youth lacrosse standout who battled osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) for several years until passing away at the age of 19 in 2005. The 10th annual EVANFEST lacrosse festival will be held in April 2017 at Malvern Prep. EVANFEST draws more than 40 boys’ youth lacrosse teams in the U-15 and U-13 divisions.
The Master of Ceremonies for the event again is Philly lacrosse standout goalie Brian Dougherty, the head coach at Chestnut Hill College and a recent inductee into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The special guest speaker is popular Philly comedian Joe Conklin, who makes guest appearances frequently on WIP 94.1 sports talk radio in Philadelphia, and is known in the Philadelphia area for impersonations of local athletes as well as national celebrities.

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