LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 11/2/13
From Press Release
The inaugural boys’ F4 PHILLY KICKOFF CLASSIC, presented by the people that brought you the F4 Showbine®, will take place on the beautiful south campus of West Chester University, in idyllic West Chester, Pennsylvania on June 14 and 15, 2014.
The venue features three turf fields and seven immaculate grass fields and is easily accessible from all destinations with ample free parking.
The championship format tournament will feature A and B brackets for High School through U13. U11 and U9 teams will be competitively matched based on coaches’ evaluations of the teams. All teams are guaranteed four games. Many top programs from around the nation have already committed, setting up for great competition.
F4 expects a good turn-out of college coaches for this event as prior F4 events have been very well attended. The location is within 2 hours of 100+ colleges and universities providing easy access for college coaches and opportunities to visit schools.
The 2014 Philly Kickoff Classic will be divided into 2 sessions:
SESSION 1 High School Divisions A & B and U15s Saturday June 14th, 2014
SESSION 2 U9-U13 Divisions Sunday June 15th, 2014
All teams guaranteed four games in a championship style tournament. All Games on Turf or well kept grass fields.
“The Philly Kickoff Classic is a great opportunity to get your travel team tuned up for summer play and for school and rec programs to end their spring season,” said Glenn Carter, Co-Director of the tournament. “F4 is thrilled to be hosting this event at West Chester University.
“F4 tournaments have always been played on outstanding facilities and the University fits F4’s tournament profile for offering our participants the very best facility experience.” Carter continued, “What makes this event even more unique is that it is located in West Chester, which has a thriving downtown restaurant scene and night life offering families things to do all weekend.”