Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/26/17
From press Release
The KSF (Katie Samson Foundation) Lacrosse Festival will be celebrating its 17th year Saturday at Radnor High School. The KSF Lacrosse Festival began in 2000 and has grown into the premier high school lacrosse event in the United States.
This year’s festival will be again be the LARGEST single-day high school lacrosse festival in the country with 54 varsity teams (26 premier boys’ teams and 28 premier girls’ teams on six fields running simultaneously), wheelchair rugby, tennis and basketball games, youth games, 20+ vendors, 10,000+ fans, 50+ major sponsors and 2 FanZones with rides, bounces, rock walls, face painting, BBQ, funnel cakes, raffle prizes, clothing, equipment etc., and a special guest appearance from the Phillie Phanatic! Bring your family, we’ll provide the fun!
The Katie Samson Foundation gives back! Over $100,000 was raised in 2016 with the generous support of over 50 sponsors, donations from attendees, as well as fundraising efforts by each participating lacrosse team. Since 2000 over $1.8 million has been distributed to charities benefiting medical research and providing care for people with spinal cord injuries– patient care (46 percent), research (43 percent), and quality of life (11 percent).
Event Details: The high school games will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, April 29th. The festival website, www.katiesamsonlaxfest.com, has an amazing inspirational video, the full schedule as well as all the other exciting details. Or visit us on Facebook – KSF Lacrosse Festival. A $10 ($5 for students/under 3 is free!) admission fee allows unlimited access to all activities and rides within the two Fan Zones.
Supporting the festival offers an opportunity to do something meaningful and historic to impact the lives of people affected by spinal cord injuries. The Katie Samson Foundation is a 501©3 corporation. All donations are tax deductible. Please visit our website or contact the Directors of Development, Eric Gorman at KSFlacrossefest@gmail.com with any questions.
2017 KSF Lacrosse Schedule of Games
Great Valley HS v. Marple-Newtown HS on Prevost Field
Lower Merion HS v. Shipley School on Loop or Library Field
Upper Merion HS v. Archbishop Carroll HS on Creek Field
Haverford School v. Hun School on Prevost Field
Downingtown West HS v. Germantown Academy on Loop or Library Field
Downingtown East HS v. Central Bucks West HS on Creek Field
Garnet Valley HS v. Spring-Ford HS on Prevost Field
Harriton HS v. Pennridge HS on Loop or Library Field
Academy of the New Church v. Hill School on Creek Field
Radnor HS v. v. William Penn Charter School on Encke Field
Conestoga HS v. Malvern Prep on Prevost Field
Brunswick School-CT v. St. Augustine Prep-NJ on Loop or Library Field
Avon Grove HS v. St. Joseph’s Prep on Creek Field
Owen J. Robert HS v. Agnes Irwin School on Encke Field
WC Henderson HS v. Baldwin School on Loop or Library Field
Strath Haven HS v. Germantown Academy on Rowland Field
Abington HS v. William Penn Charter School on Encke Field
Harriton HS v. Unionville HS on Library Field
Great Valley HS v. Notre Dame Academy on Rowland Field
Conestoga HS v. Bishop Shanahan High School on Encke Field
Garnet Valley HS v. Archbishop Carroll HS on Library Field
Friends’ Central School v. Merion Mercy on Rowland Field
Lower Merion HS v. Hill School on Library Field
Boyertown HS v. Villa Maria Academy on Rowland Field
Radnor HS v. Episcopal Academy on Encke Field
Downingtown West HS v. Springside-Chestnut Hill Academy on Rowland Field
Upper Dublin HS v. Shipley School on Library Field