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Boys’ Events

Thursday, 31st May 2012


Boys’ Events

Club tryouts

Dukes Nationals tryouts/mini camp, March 10, for boys in the classes of 2022 to 2026, at the University of Pennsylvania, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Click here to register

Bucks Select is holding Supplemental Tryouts for limited spots open for its 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams on Friday, March 16 from 8-9 p.m. at SMG Sportsplex at 645 York Rd., Warminster, PA, 18974. The tryout fee is $15 and players can register at and click on Supplemental Tryouts

Black Bear
has roster spots available for the 2018 summer. Please Contact Bryan Churchey for inquiries and additional info.
2026/27 (3rd/4th grades any position)
2025 (5th grade goalie & any position)
2024 (6th filled)
2023 (7th grade Defense & Attack)
2022 (8th grade Defense 2 spots)
2021 (9th grade Goalie & any position)
2020 (10th grade Defense 1 spot)

Youth Clinics

Shipley Winter Stickwork Academy, Session II Dates: February 11th, 18th, 25th, March 4th & 11th
10:30 am – 11:30 am – Boys Ages 4 – 6.5
10:30 am – 11:30 am – Boys Ages 6.5 – 11
Location: Shipley School Gym
Click here to register


Uprising Futures Boys Lacrosse Clinic. Focus is on skill development for young players (1st through 4th grade) as well as working to develop the younger players Lacrosse IQ. The basic fundamentals of cradling, scooping, passing & catching, dodging, shooting and basic defensive positioning will be taught and emphasized. This will be a great clinic for the first time player.
• Clinics will be held at Germantown Academy; 340 Morris Rd., Ft. Washington, PA
• Clinic Dates: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, and 5/6
• Clinics will run from 10 AM to 11 AM
• Only equipment needed is a stick
• Cost will be $100 for 5 sessions or $25 a la carte
Questions – contact Mike DelGrande
Click here to register

Youth skills

NXTsports Cradle Lacrosse., co-ed beginner lacrosse program for ages 4-7 years old. It focuses on core skill development in a one-of-a-kind, unrivaled environment. Cradle’s six-week program focuses on building a player’s confidence through basic games while teaching the fundamentals. The key to our curriculum is providing opportunities for success for each player in a safe and energetic environment. Most importantly we provide all of the equipment, there is nothing for you to buy.
To register for Cradle click on Spring Cradle Registration
Questions about Cradle? Contact Theresa Giunta at
Cradle – Saturday Locations:
West Chester East High School 9-10 am April 7-May 12
The Phelps School Turf Fieldhouse (Indoor) 10-11 am April 7- May 12
Springside Chestnut Hill Turf 12-1pm April 7-May 5 (2 hours on May 5)
Cradle – Sunday Locations:
Radnor Memorial Park Turf 930-1030am April 8- May 13
Cardinal O’Hara 930-1030am April 8-May 20 (Skip May 5/6th Weekend)
Strath Haven Little Panthers Turf 130-230pm April 8- May 13
LaSalle College High School 4-5pm April 8-May 13

1st Start Lacrosse is a program where the basics to the game are broken down and taught in a fun and exciting environment. It’s for children, boys and girls, ages 4-7 and it will be coached by all former players now educators in the Philly area who have an extreme passion for the game. 1st Start features a 6-week program on Sundays starting January 14 where each session will be 60 minutes long.
1st Start STARTer sticks 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 3 different 1st Start locations this winter. Episcopal Academy, Swarthmore College, and the All Sports Center in Collegeville!
Make your child’s 1st Start at lacrosse one they will NEVER forget this winter!
To register please go to
Any questions about the program please contact John Bodnar at

Face-Off Leagues

Philly Face-Off League at Ampro Sports. In order to be a part of the league you must have at least one year of experience facing-off at a high level for your school or club team. This is an IDEAL clinic for face-off guys who want to compete against other quality face-off players for 90 minutes while receiving individualized instruction. The Philly Face-Off League is run by John Bodnar and Mike Dolente. They both have an extensive background in working with some of the best face-off guys in the area and are asking for more guys to compete.
You can register here at:
Please check out for more information on registration and scheduling. Any other questions please contact John Bodnar at

Winter training

NXTsports Play Fast Lacrosse, for boys aged 4 to 7. The Play Fast Training curriculum is built around progression drills, position-specific stations and the game of Trashcan Lacrosse: the dynamic 2v2 pick-up game that focuses on developing a great handle, learning to play fast and mastering the 2v1 draw & dump. We introduce a wide range of basic to advanced concepts, add subtle challenges, then ask players to be creative in applying them during small sided games and King of the Can tournaments. All programming is highly organized with a focus on high reps in the core skills of the game. We strive for all players to leave our training sessions with the tools and inspiration to take their game to the NXT level.
Play Fast – Dates and Locations:
Thursdays 6-730pm March 8-March 29 at Proving Grounds
Tuesdays 530-7pm April 3- May 8 Proving Grounds
To register for Play Fast click on Playfast Spring Training Registration
Questions about Play Fast? Contact Marty Kupprion at

Lacrosse training, by MapleZone Sports Institute and Fusion Lacrosse. Training options will be open starting January 2nd to both individuals and groups. MSI, which is nationally known for its professional baseball training model, is now implementing its model on the lacrosse side with the many professional coaches provided by Fusion.
Schedule Your Training Here
If your looking to step your up your game, get ready for next season, or just get hands on training then Maplezone Sports Institute Individual & Group Training powered by Fusion Lacrosse will provide you with the highest quality training around.
These one hour training sessions can be broken down to fit your individual or group needs. Offensive, Defensive, Goalie, Faceoff skills, footwork, concepts, the Fusion staff will cater to your needs and abilities.
Highlights: Stick skill & concepts that are suited for you; Improve footwork & conditioning; Improve lacrosse IQ; Up tempo & hands on training.
All training sessions are run by Fusion professionals
Group training sessions can be mixed (short & long sticks) or not. Goalies and face-off players may join but please understand that there is not individual instruction in group training.
Highly suggested that players register with like age groups and skill level.
Tuesday & Thursday
4-5pm or 5-6pm time slots
* If you would like to start training before January 2, 2018 or training session day’s/times don’t work please email and we will do our best to schedule around your needs

<Spring leagues

Maple Zone Institute/Heritage Lacrosse Sunday Play Days, a youth boys spring league that will feature competitive travel club teams with players in the graduating classes of 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
League Overview
All games on turf at the Maple Zone brand new facility!
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 18, April 15, April 29, May 13, May 20
Location: MSI Sports Village, 4881 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014
Click here to register for the BOYS Play Days

NXTsports Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League, Proving Grounds facility in Conshohocken, PA. The 2018 Boys League will feature over 50 teams in competition. Teams will play eight league games on four weekends in March, April, and May. They will play two games per league weekend in order to minimize travel and conflicts. New in 2018 is the addition of a championship round in each division, the championship games will be played under the lights in May on the week leading up to Memorial Day Weekend.
The 2018 Boys Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League will feature divisions for players in the 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026 graduation years.
Boys teams committed to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League include:
Brotherly Love, Chosen, Dukes Young Guns, Freedom, HEADstrong Lehigh Valley, NXT, Olde English, BBL, PA Roughriders, SJ Black Storm, Team 11, TeamTEN, Tri-State, Tribal & Uprising.
The Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse League is currently at 90% capacity. Registrations for the final spots will be accepted up until January 15 (or until full). If you are interested or have additional questions, please contact Ryan Long, at

Spring Tournament

Youth Lacrosse CHAPTER CHALLENGE, April 22 & 28, at the MSI Sports Village in Aston, a youth lacrosse festival for boys and girls that will feature good competition, camaraderie and sportsmanship. Event by Heritage Lacrosse.
Registration is now open for three girls’ divisions (U11, U13, U15) and four boys’ divisions (U9, U11, U13, U15).
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 (full checking, provided teams satisfy coaching certification requirements).
For dates of play and guidelines regarding divisions, click here.
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

North Penn JV Boys’ tournament on Saturday May 5. The tournament will feature a championship format with every team getting a minimum of 2 games and a maximum of 4 games (if you win your bracket).
May 12th as a rain date
$250 per team
2 modified games minimum- tournament format (4 games possible)
PIAA officials
Contact Rick Smith to sign up

Pre-Season Jamboree Youth Tournament, by the Lax Federation, for boys’ club teams in the 2023 to 2025 divisions on May 13 at Penncrest High School.
BRACKETS: 2023 AA/A, 2024 AA/A, 2025 AA/A
3 Games Plus Playoff (And Championship If Advanced)
40 Minute Game ( 20 Minute Halves Running)
One Timeout Per Game
Certified Referees
Modified U.S. Lacrosse Rule
Click here to register

Summer Benefit Game

Shootout for Soldiers Philadelphia, June 13 (7 p.m. start, for 24 hours) at Episcopal Academy.
Shootout for Soldiers is a 24 hour lacrosse event with a mission to use lacrosse as a platform to support American veterans and foster community engagement. The games are fun – and are meant to bring the community together in support of our nation’s heroes. There is no championship or all-star team and the score runs for all 24 hours.
There is good food, music and a festival of activities beyond lacrosse that make it a family friendly event for all. Last year SFS Philadelphia raised over $66k dollars through the support of over 700 players and 3,200 spectators in the Philadelphia area.
Those interested can sponsor a team to ensure the team meets its fundraising requirement. Veterans can register for the Veterans Game.

Summer Showcases

Run With The Best Individual Showcase, Stony Brook University, NY. June 2, High School Boys, Grad years 2019-2022. Run with the Best Lacrosse Showcase is one of the first individual lacrosse recruiting showcases of the summer season. This event is open to all rising freshman (2022), sophomores (2021), juniors (2020) and seniors (2019). Individuals will be placed on a team and all teams are coached by college coaches in attendance. Last year colleges from D1, D2 and D3 programs attended to recruit future college players.
Click here to register

Maverik D2 Showcase on June 19, at the Conshohocken Proving Grounds.
The D2 Showcase, powered by Maverik Lacrosse is geared to provide athletes with maximum exposure to the top NCAA Division II schools that offer lacrosse. This single-day event unites student-athletes and NCAA lacrosse coaches seeking athletic recruitment opportunities.
*The most exposure to NCAA Division II lacrosse programs
*Each team will be coached by 2 NCAA Division II coaches
*Recruiting exposure to over 40 Division II coaches in a single day, as well as coaches from other divisions
*Each player is guaranteed 3 games with the possibility of All-Star nomination
*Custom Maverik uniform pack for each player
*Custom Maverik product for the Top 40 All Stars
*Exclusive Live Stream Media coverage
*Access to game video and player highlights
*Gatorade hydration products for each player
*Seminar keynote speaker explaining the benefits of choosing Division II Opportunities!
$299 player registration fee
Register Online Here

The Beast of the East boys’ Showcase, by Victory Events, is accepting nominations, for its 2018 event at Maplezone Sports Village in Aston, PA on June 22. This elite boys’ showcase is for players in the classes of 2019 to 2022. Nominate players for players to get invited.
The event is capped at 216 athletes
Nominations: Rolling
Registration Opens February 1, 2018
Registration Deadline: May 15, 2018
Payment Due at Registration
Team Assignments June 1, 2018
Link to nominate:
2018 SHOWCASE TEAM COACHES & CLINICIANS – Coaching List Coming Soon…
Top players selected to All-Star Game;
Beast of the East MVP “THE BEAST” will be named after the All-Star game

Liberty National Elite Showcase, by Victory Events, July 6, DE Turf Sports Complex, Frederica, DE
Divisions: Grad Years: 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022
Click here to register and for more info

Apex 60 Showcase, July 28-29, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ. Only 60 Players Per Grade.
Grades: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Invite Only! Click here to apply –
60 kids per grade (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)
Interactive coaching with the college coaches.

Summer Tournaments

Liberty Lacrosse Shootout, June 9-10, a competitive boys’ youth lacrosse tournament in a fun and festive atmosphere that celebrates lacrosse, camaraderie and sportsmanship. The Shootout is held in suburban Philadelphia, a few hours’ drive from lacrosse hotbeds, permitting day trips and ensuring good and diverse competition. We typically draw teams from Greater Philadelphia, Mid-Penn, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Maryland and New York. By Heritage Lacrosse.
Brackets will be organized by grade/graduation year, though we will endeavor to accommodate recreational teams organized by age (i.e., U9, U11, U13, U15). We typically field two levels of play in each bracket based on interest (AA/Elite and A). Dates of play are as follows:
Saturday, June 9th
2029 (1st Grade)
2028 (2nd Grade)
2025 (5th Grade)
2024 (6th Grade)
Sunday, June 10th
2027 (3rd Grade)
2026 (4th Grade)
2023 (7th Grade)
2022 (8th Grade)
Each team will play at least 3 pool games with certified officials. Pool play winners advance in a playoff format. Click here to register your team

LI Lax Fest, Farmingdale State College, NY, June 15th-17th, Boys and Girls Divisions from Varsity to 2028. The LI Lax Fest, by My Lacrosse Tournaments, is long Island’s largest lacrosse event drawing over 300 teams throughout North America. Top clubs and programs spend a weekend in one of the hotbeds of lacrosse competing against each other in a high – level event. College coaches from Divisions I, II and III pack the sidelines to watch the boys high school divisions throughout the weekend.
Click here to register

Boys Summer Slam, by Victory Events, June 23-24
LOCATIONS: The Westtown School | West Chester, PA; West Chester East High School | West Chester, PA; Delacy Sports Complex | West Chester, PA
High School | 2019 AA/A, 2020 AA/A, 2021 AA/A, 2022 AA/A
Youth | 2023 AA/A/B, 2024 AA/A/B, 2025 AA/A/B, 2026 A/B, 9U A/B
Click here for more info

Liberty National Elite Classic 2018, July 7-8 at Delaware Turf Complex, Frederica, DE
Divisions: 2019 – 2023, A and AA
Click here for more info or to register:

Victory Summer Classic, by Victory Events, July 7-8
LOCATION: Calvert Regional Park | North East, MD
One Facility | 12 Fields
High School | 2019 AA/A, 2020 AA/A, 2021 AA/A, 2022 AA/A
Youth | 2023 A/B, 2024 A/B, 2025 A/B, 2026 A/B, 9U A/B
Click here for more info

Mid-Atlantic Lacrosse Invitational on July 9-11, at Caravel Academy in Bear, DE. The event, run by the Lax Federation, will feature 48 Teams on six fields and over 65 college coaches. Located on the beautiful Caravel Academy campus in Delaware. It is a short drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore and the East Coast Beaches. The LAX FED Mid Atlantic Invitational is a highly competitive 3-day tournament for high school aged teams. 60+ college coaches are on staff to make it a top recruiting event of the summer.
Each team is guaranteed five games over three days. Games begin on Monday July 9 at noon or later and end Wednesday July 11 in the afternoon. Game video for all 5 games will be included for all teams!
All-Star teams will be selected for 2019, 2020, 2021/22 graduation years. They will compete on Tuesday afternoon following our skills competition presented by Epoch Lacrosse.
Epoch Lacrosse, Lax AllStars, and ConnectLAX will be on site for the entire three days catching all the action and taking interviews from coaches, players, and spectators.
Click here to register.

Apex Summer Invitational, July 10-11, The College of New Jersey, 00 Pennington Road, Ewing Township, NJ.
Divisions: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. This small, invite-only lacrosse tournament is for the top lacrosse club programs in the country. The APEX Summer Invitational will feature teams from all over the county in a 2-day event. Each team will play 3 games on Tuesday, followed by 1 game on Wednesday leading into the playoffs. All teams will be guaranteed 5 games. This format allows for all teams to have a great schedule and evenly-matched games. On Tuesday evening an All-Star Game will be held under the lights in the Stadium.
Click here to register

11th Annual Patriot Games, July 14-15, location TBA. The Patriot Games Lacrosse Showcase is a popular boys’ lacrosse tournament held every July at venues in suburban Philadelphia – a convenient forum at the crossroads of major lacrosse hotbeds, including Maryland, New England, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. By Heritage Lacrosse. Click Here To Register

Hershey Shootout, In The Net Sports Complex in Palmyra, PA, July 21st & 22nd, Boys and Girls, HS to 2027. My Lacrosse Tournaments is proud to present the 6th annual Lacrosse Shootout on July 21st & 22nd. 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!
Click here to register

National Summer Showcases

The Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 nominations are being accepted for the event on July 11-12 at the DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica, DE. For high school boys and girls graduating in 2020, 2021 & 2022 and committed players in the classes of 2018 and 2019. The Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 is geared to maximize athletic recruiting opportunities for athletes and NCAA lacrosse coaches. Entering its third year, the summer Cascade National Prospect Elite 80 brings together a diverse pool of players that want to supplement their club team participation with an individual showcase that is highly regarded to be one of the best – by collegiate level lacrosse coaches.
Whether you’re uncommitted or committed to attend the college of your choice, the National Prospect Elite 80 is your chance to play with and against other 2020, 2021 and 2022 top-tier players in nation this summer.
Boys Director: Steven Boyle, NCAA DI, Drexel University; Girls Director: Chelsea Rosiek, NCAA DI, St. Bonaventure University
Only 80 players in each graduation year will be selected to attend and this is your chance to be included in the national player Watch List. Submit your nomination application online. There’s no fee to nominate a player and anyone can do it.
Player nominations are evaluated and scored based on completeness of the online nomination form or coach referral by a panel comprised of individuals that are committed to helping others through academic, athletic and community initiatives.
Nominate a player here

The USSSA 2018 National Lacrosse Classic and National Lacrosse Academy, by Legacy Global and , will be held on July 16-19 at the Delaware Turf Sports Complex in Frederica, DE.
The 11th annual event brings together the finest players and coaches July 16-19, 2018 in an event offering extreme competition, exposure to the next level of the sport and an Olympic-style lacrosse experience for every player.
Regional team qualifiers are scheduled throughout the country for all players.
Regional tryouts being held this year:

Summer Prospect Days

St. Joseph’s Fly with the Hawks Elite Camp, for Classes of 2019, 2020 & 2021, July 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Fly With The Hawks Elite Prospect Day is designed for elite 2018, 2019 and 2020 players that we have seen play and/or who have a strong interest in Saint Joseph’s University. This camp will provide high level instruction from the SJU staff and players while giving participants the opportunity to showcase their ability against top level competition. The camp will include a presentation segment designed to give insight into the life of a college lacrosse player, an overview of the SJU program and helpful information about the recruiting process. We also include a Q&A session with current players. On the field we focus instruction on fundamentals, position work, and competitive simulations. We expose players to the same drills we run during our practice sessions. Our hope is that you leave Hawk Hill having improved your game and with greater understanding of what it takes to play at the college level. Lunch is provided for all players and after the conclusion of camp we offer a complete campus tour. Click here to register by position

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