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Updated listing of Long Island girls’ lacrosse events: Tryouts, camps, tournaments

Sunday, 12th February 2012

Categories Camps, Events, Girl's/Women's, High school, Tournaments, Tryouts, Youth  

Long Island girls’ events

Under Armour Tryouts

The girls’ tryouts dates have been set for the Long Island team in the annual Under Armour Underclassmen Games June 29-July 1 at Towson University. Tryouts will be held June 5-6 from 6-to-10 p.m. at the Field of Dreams Park in Massapequa. The coach is Northport’s Carol Rose. The 10-team tournament will features 10 teams in all, including squads from Baltimore, Philadelphia (PA/Delaware), Midwest, New England, New Jersey, South, Upstate NY and Washington, D.C. and West.
Click here to register for the tryouts.


Navy Youth Day Camp, Annapolis Md., ages 5 to 12, two sessions. The first session is June 18-19 and the second is June 20-21. This camp is specifically designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game: throwing, catching, shooting, ground balls, offensive and defensive skills, feeding and confidence level improvement, in a fun and educational atmosphere. Goalie instruction will be offered. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

Navy Open Blue Camp, Annapolis, Md., July 5-7, for rising seventh, eighth and ninth-graders. This camp is designed for players of all ability levels. There is a strong emphasis on mastering skills as well as moving on to more advanced parts of the game. Sessions will focus on individual skills, team concepts and full field play. Campers will be divided by age and skill level in order to provide the appropriate learning environment. Goalie instruction will be offered. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

The IMG Lacrosse Academy (5500 34th Street, West Bradenton, Fla., 34210) is offering many lacrosse camps for boys and girls this summer.

– Girls weekly camps are offered in July — July 10-16, July 17-23, July 24-30
– 2 week youth camps are offered from May to August — May 27-June 9, June 10-June 23, June 24-July 7, July 8-July 21, July 22-Aug. 4, Aug. 5-Aug. 18
– 3 week camps are offered from June to August — June 17-July 7, July 8-July 28, July 29-Aug. 18
– 5 week camps are offered from June to August — June 10-July 14, July 15-Aug. 18

The IMG Lacrosse Academy, part of IMG Academies, provides youth and high school players all the necessary skills to step your game up to the next level through a philosophy that revolves around guaranteeing players both individual and group instruction from some of the best coaches in the country.
For more information, or to register, visit:
E-mail: or call 800-872-6425; Price is $1000-$2000 per week

Recruiting camps

Navy Elite Gold Camp, Annapolis, Md., for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, will be held June 21-23. This challenging camp is designed for the elite lacrosse player who aspires to play lacrosse in college. The sessions are intense, highly competitive, and emphasize high level techniques, skills and strategies. Evening sessions include full-field games. Goalie instruction will be offered. Camp also includes a College Recruiting Question and Answer session. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

Blue Chip Women’s Lacrosse Camp, for girls in the Classes of 2013 (uncommitted) to 2016, July 9-11, at Mitchell Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale Many top collegiate women’s lacrosse coaches from all over the United States will be attending the camp.
Each camper will not only take part in a variety of drills and games, but also be given an opportunity to demonstrate their skills in a combine. This will allow top collegiate coaches the opportunity to see all you have to show. Players will be coached during the week in both practice and game situations by college coaches, and to be observed by other college coaches who attend camp to recruit and evaluate your skills.
Click here for registration.


The 2012 Shamrock Lax Shootout, March 17-18 for boys’ and girls’ teams in grades 2 through 9. The Boys Town and Travel teams will play at Sagamore Middle School and Stony Brook University. Games will be played at the Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, the recreation fields and the new state of the art Field Turf facility at Stony Brook. Girls’ games will be held Sunday, March 18th at Sagamore Middle School. Click here for girls’ registration.

2012 All American Showcase Summer Tournament, June 16-17, Sat.& Sun., Divisions: Senior A, Senior B, Middle School
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A: $1550/team; Senior B: $1450/team; Middle School: $1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 2012
**Tournament may sell out prior to this date**
-All American Showcase is for open teams, sophomores, freshman, and middle school teams-Championship format-4 full games with 2 x 25 minutes halves-Top competition from across the country and Canada! DI, II, III & WDIA College Coaches are invited to attend!
registration: Annual Jay Gallagher Memorial Tournament, hosted by The Garden City youth lacrosse program and Jay Gallagher Memorial Foundation, on June 16-17. The tournament raises funds and public awareness for the Andy Foundation, Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation and the Miracle Foundation. Over 120 teams from the Northeast will participate with over 4,000 players, coaches, and parents attending the event. Games will be held at St. Paul’s, Garden City Middle School and Garden City High School.

The Jay Gallagher Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving cancer awareness, improving the lives of those diagnosed with cancer, and finding a cure for the disease. This year’s tournament will involve 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boy’s divisions and 4th, 5th and 6th grade girl’s divisions. All games will be played between 10 AM and 4PM. Teams will play three games. The tourney is open to team from all regions. Click here for registration form.
The registration fee is $600.00 and includes all referees fees and tee shirts for the boys and girls. Last year’s tourney drew 120 teams and the first ever Challenger Lacrosse game in the Northeast. The program is geared to providing athletic opportunities to children with mental and physical disabilities (ages 6-21).

2012 Nation’s Capitol Cup Summer Tournament, June 22-24, Friday Night/ All Day Sat.&Sun
Divisions: Capitol Division (2013 and 2014 graduates); Red Division (2013, 2014, 2015); White Division (2015 and 2016); Blue Division (2017, 2018, and 2019)
Location: Maryland SoccerPlex-Boyds, MD
Cost: Capitol Division-$1600/team; Red Division-$1600/team; White Division-$1450/team; Blue Division-$1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 201; **Tournament may sell out prior to this date**
-Round Robin Format-Teams will receive 4 Full Length games (two 25 min halves – 5 min. half time) on FULL regulation fields- Games played at a world class facility on 24 pristine playing fields- Each bracket is weighted for strong, competitive games- Complex is close to the Baltimore and Capital Beltways for easy access- All of the NCAA Institutions invited to attend!!

Inaugural Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament for girls Saturday June 30, Sunday July 1, 2012 at The Westtown School in West Chester, PA. Run by the Pattison Sports Group and NXTsports, the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament will host high school and girls’ youth lacrosse teams from across the country. The tournament will consist of six girls’ divisions, three high school divisions and three youth divisions. Each team is guaranteed five games throughout the weekend and teams playing for divisional Summer Slam titles will play to a Championship.
Girls’ Youth Divisions will start Saturday morning with the High School Showcase beginning Saturday afternoon. Both divisions will conclude with championship play on Sunday.
Tournament registration as well as additional Summer Slam information can be found at For additional information on the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, please call Scott Ely of the Pattison Sports Group at 484-356-1024 or visit

2012 Girls Upper Atlantic Summer Lacrosse Tournament, July 6-8
Divisions: Senior A (Graduation Yrs 2013, 2014); Senior B (Graduation Yrs 2015, 2016); Middle School (Graduation Yrs 2017, 2018, 2019)
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A & B Division: $1450/team; Middle School Division: $1350/team
Application and Deposit Due: March 20, 2012
-Championship format and awards will be given to all Champions and Finalists in ALL divisions-Over 125 teams participated in 2011-4 full length games-In 2011, NCAA DI, II, and III college coaches were in attendance-One of the Nation’s longest standing lacrosse tournaments-celebrating 12 years!!!!

The 2nd annual girls L.I. Lax Fest Tournament, July 15 at Farmingdale State College. Click here for registration

The 2012 Long Island Elite Showcase Tournament for girls in the classes of 2013-2021, July 28 at Mitchell Athletic Complex, Uniondale. For Varsity & JV: USL HS rules will apply. For middle school, USL Modified Checking Rules Apply. The tourney will feature three divisions: Varsity, JV and Rising Stars. Teams are guaranteed five 25-minute games on 15 full size grass fields with certified officials. Contact Tracy Winer Provenz for more information at Click here for more information. Admission is $10.00 donation per family. Proceeds will benefit the Ambulance Corp., “Back Pack Pirates” Homeless School Supply Drive, Yellow Jacket Scholarship Fund, The Gerry Holland Memorial Award and more to be announced.

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