BaltimoreLacrosseNews.com, Posted 4/30/12
Registration remains open for the Liberty Lacrosse Shootout, a popular youth boys’ tournament in Malvern, Pennsylvania, which will take place June 9th and 10th. The event will take place at the Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association’s Line Road Complex.
The Liberty Shootout has become one of the most popular youth festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, drawing teams Greater Philadelphia, Central PA, the Lehigh Valley, New Jersey and neighboring hotbeds within a few hours’ drive. Over 100 teams and 2500 youth players are expected to participate. Warrior has been the principal sponsor of the Shootout for 7 years.
The registration deadline is May 4th. There is still room but please don’t delay, registration is proceeding apace and the event is nearing capacity. Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis (subject to level of interest and balancing of brackets).
The Shootout particulars:
o 100+ teams, lots of brackets, 3 games guaranteed, playoffs follow pool play for teams that advance;
o Situated within a 2-3 hours’ drive from a number of lacrosse-rich areas;
o Staged on 8 contiguous, sprinklered, groomed playing fields in an otherwise scenic venue;
o Certified, experience officials, US Lacrosse rules govern;
o Sportsmanship recognition given to teams based on input from officials and marshals.
Team tents will abound and teams can count on a great day of lacrosse and camaraderie in a highly festive atmosphere that will feature food, refreshments, Vendor Village and the Warrior Fun Zone. For anyone interested in side trips, Valley Forge National Park is just a short drive from the venue.
You can visit the Tournament Information page in the first instance for additional details regarding age groups, relevant dates, tournament philosophy (Honor the Game!) and general parameters. To register as a team, kindly visit the event’s Registration page.
Don’t miss the chance to “Cradle in the Cradle of Liberty!” We will hope to see you in June!