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Updated listing of Philly boys’ fall recruiting tournaments/showcases, team tournamernts

Saturday, 3rd September 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Events, Recruiting, Tournaments, Posted 9/3/11

Recruiting Tournaments/Showcases

The 2011 F4 Showbine, Nov. 12-13 at Flemington, NJ. This year the event will offer 2 sessions. This is a high-end limited team tournament that will attract many college coaches. Players are tested in athletic skills and also play in tournament games. Each Showbine™ session will include: 3 full games
and an Optional Skills Combine rotation for every player. For more information or to register, click here.

The inaugural Big 4 Invitational Showcase, November 13 at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr. This all-day event will feature many of the area’s top boys’ high school lacrosse players. Participants will receive a letter directly from the Big 4 Lacrosse staff, but there are still some spots available to players. To be considered you can email a link to your highlight film (if you have one), your accolades, and a recommendation from your coach to event Director Billy McKinney at

Each participant will play three games in front of many college coaches and have the opportunity to be one of the 42 players selected to the All-Star game. Teams will be comprised of 21 players, which will allow each participant to receive ample playing time. Shipley’s newly-renovated facility, featuring two turf fields, will be completed in September and provide easy access for NCAA coaches to watch both games at one time.

The games begin at 9:45 a.m. For more information, click here for event website.

Philly Boys Showcase is full but wait list registration is open. The showcase is scheduled for Nov. 19th and 20th, Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA.

The Philly Boys Showcase attracts over 100 college programs, and last year was attended by 67% of all Division I programs and 88% of the 2011 NCAA Tournament field. Additional detailed event information is available at

Players that wish to participate who have not yet received registration instructions may place themselves on the Philly Boys Showcase Wait List at .
It is expected that some wait list registrants will be accepted.

Rising Sophomores (2014s) and Juniors (2013s) will compete on Saturday the 19th; uncommitted Rising Seniors will be showcased on Sunday the 20th.

Team Tournaments

8th Annual Brian Houshower Lacrosse Tournament, Saturday, Oct 22, (Rain date Oct 29), 8-5 p.m. Fee: $650 per team; A and B divisions, 10 v 10 format, 3 game minimum, Playoffs and Championship game, food and vendors on site. Contact email:

Penncrest Endless Summer Lacrosse Tournament 2011
, Sponsored by Penncrest Lions Boosters, Sunday, October 23, Penncrest High, Media, 8 AM–5 PM.
Format: four games guaranteed, Games are 2, 20 minute running halves, 18-player minimum roster; teams should supply their own pinnies. There will be two levels of play: Varsity and Junior Varsity, PIAA Referees, On-site trainer. Registration Fee: $500. To hold your team’s entry, please forward a non-refundable deposit of $50. After team deposit is received, complete registration details will be forwarded. Checks payable to “Penncrest Lacrosse Boosters” and sent to: Penncrest Lacrosse Boosters, c/o Bill O’Donnell, 2320 Martingale Road, Media, PA 19063.

Questions: Todd Brown-Coordinator, 484-832-1127; or Bill O’Donnell, Booster President, 610-566-5323, Website:

Brandywine Classic: Oct. 29-30, (HS Saturday & Youth Sunday), 8:00AM – 5:00PM both days at the Brandywine Polo Fields, Toughkenamon, PA. Accepting boys and girls – 3/4th grade through high school.

The Brandywine Classic is a tune-up Tournament for fall teams preparing for the November recruiting season and looking for extra games; four guaranteed games at one location with High School Saturday and Youth Sunday.

To register visit the registration tab on or contact Scott Ely,, (484) 356-1024.

LAX-O-LANTERN; October 29, 2011, United Sports and Relentless Lacrosse have teamed up to bring you this 7v7 Fall Boys Tournament. Ages U11-HS. 7v7 format: 6 field players and 1 goalie (2A, 2M, 2D, 1G). All teams will play minimum of 5 games. 3 in Pool Play, then Championship Round. Games will be played at United Sports. Contact Keith Jacoby, for more information.
Tournament website:

Strath Haven Fall Lax Fest, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Strath Haven High School & Middle School, in Wallingford, PA. Rain date is Sunday, October 30. The format will be the same as in years past:
-Festival format, no playoffs or championships
-3 games guaranteed
-Games are 2, 20 minute running halves
-Start at 9AM and finish at 4PM
-18 player minimum roster
-3 levels of play: varsity A; varsity B; and freshman/JV
-PIAA Referees
-Trainer on site
-Team registration fee: paid in full before October 10, $550; after October 10, $600

To hold your team’s entry, please forward a non-refundable deposit of $50 by September 15. Checks should be made payable to “SHHS Men’s Lacrosse,” and sent to
SHHS Fall Lax Fest, Lisa Brodeur, Registrar, 307 Somerset Place, Wallingford, PA 19086

After your team’s deposit is received, you will be sent complete team registration materials and further information. Please contact Brodeur with any questions at 484 557-7067 or e-mail at

Third annual Care 4 the Cure Lacrosse Tournament to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sunday, Nov. 6 at Henderson High School. The tourney, for boys’ and girls’ high school teams, was created in honor of Caroline (Care) Cranston, who passed away in May of 2010 after a 21-fight against leukemia. Care played lacrosse for Henderson and continued her lacrosse career at Duquesne University. All proceeds will be given to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS), as well as a scholarship in Caroline’s name. Since its inception in 2009, the event has raised over $20,000.00 for the several charities including the LLS, and Be the Match Foundation.

Click here to register as a coach/team or a player.

The tournament will be held on five fields at West Chester Henderson High School, including two turf fields. Games will be 50 minutes in duration and played according to U.S. Lacrosse Women’s and Men’s rules at a cost of $700 per team.

Lake-Lehman 2011 Fall Classic 7-on-7
tournament, Sunday, November 6 at Lake-Lehman High School, Lehman PA (aprox. one hour north of Allentown — just outside of Wilkes-Barre, PA). 9 am – 6 pm (travel will be considered when assigning initial start times). There will be eight (8) divisions are as follows:
• Boys: 3-4 grade, 5-6 grade, 7-9 grade, & 9-12 grade
• Girls: 3-4 grade, 5-6 grade, 7-9 grade, & 9-12 grade
Contact Mark Yaple @ (570) 760-2401 or email for details. The deadline to enter a team is Monday October 24, 2011. Cost is just $20 per player. Minimum $200 per team. Proceeds will support the Lake-Lehman HS lax teams which are 100% self-funded.

FALL BRAWL #6, Middle School Lacrosse Tournament at The Haverford School, November 6th and 13th. $650 per team. 3 one-hour games, no play-off’s. Play will be on 3 turf fields, rain or shine. Teams must wear their own jerseys.

5th and 6th Grade Division – Sunday November 6, 2011
7th and 8th Grade Division – Sunday November 13, 2011

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