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The Club Lacrosse Nationals 2020 Powered by USCLUBLAX

January 3-5, 2020
Invited 2022-2029 Teams (3rd-10th Graders)
Field Location: Austin-Tindall Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Florida
www.madlax.com/clubnationals

 


Parents from ALL teams are REQUIRED to submit this for their son before event.

Welcome

Welcome to the  2020 Club Lacrosse National Tournament powered by USCLUBLAX held in warm and gorgeous Orlando, Florida at the new and amazing Austin-Tindall Sports Complex.  Located only 20 minutes from Disneyworld, this new event will be a premier vacation style lacrosse tournament for boys 2022-2029 teams! 

This event will feature the TOP 100 teams as ranked officially by USCLUBLAX HERE.  USCLUBLAX, the nation's leading club lacrosse media outlet for rankings and social content, will be powering this  tournament.  They will handle all social media before, during and post event!  The USCLUBLAX Top 100 Rankings features the most talented teams in North America who will battle it out in the FIRST OFFICIAL ELITE TOURNAMENT of the 2020 Club Lacrosse Season. Results will count toward the first 2020 USCLUBLAX Official Rankings at the highest registered level. Only teams from the 2022-2025 grade levels who appear in the 2019 US CLUB LACROSSE rankings will be invited to participate, but the event will still be open to all 2026-2029 teams.  USCLUBLAX will start 2026 ranking in January 2020 as well. So, if you want your 2022-2026 club team to be considered for the 2020 USCLUBLAX rankings you need to get to the CLUB LACROSSE NATIONALS! 

To make it even better, this event is a vacation style family lacrosse tournament. Each team will play games over 3 days to allow for more resort, Disneyworld and relaxation time with your friends, teammates and family.  Teams must stay in  one of the world class resorts or hotels or villas we have set up specially for traveling teams which are all nearby.  The lighted bermuda grass fields are only 20 minutes away from most spots. It will truly be a memorable event that your entire family will want to attend. So come down early and make a fun trip.

Finally, NAL-North American Lacrosse founding members, Madlax and LI Legacy support this outstanding event. MDLX Events (owned by Madlax) and Top Lacrosse Tournaments (owned by LI Legacy), experienced event management companies, are running this new event and having USCLUBLAX as a partner makes it extremely exciting and validates the quality of teams.

Email us here with questions or for more information, info@madlax.com


Social & Media Partner. National Club Rankings!


Facility Map & More

Tournament Format: Please arrive Friday by 1pm and leave Sunday after 5pm to be safe. All Teams will play 1-2 games later on Friday, 2-3 games Saturday and at least one game Sunday. Teams in playoffs will play 2-3 games on Sunday. This will allow for teams to see Disneyworld or enjoy Orlando. Every division will be 'OPEN' meaning we will not differentiate between B, A & AA teams. 

Special FeaturesAll Championship games will be played in the stadium and LIVESTREAMED through USCLUBLAX social media outlets like Facebook and/or Youtube. Family and friends will be able to watch it live from anywhere in the world! More details coming! 

Game Rules:
NCAA Rules apply except there are NO shot clocks and refs cannot put on stall calls or shot clocks. Instead teams leading by 3 goals or less in the final 2 minutes must keep it in the offensive box.  

30 second clearing rule is in effect.
Dives are allowed! 
There are no stick checks unless requested. Any sticks can be used by all ages.
All Games are four, 11 minute running quarters.
If tied, play Sudden Victory until a goal, with no clock.  
Stop Clock in final 1 minute of regulation if score is within 2 goals.
One 30 second time-out allowed in each half. 1 allowed in OT.
Time-Outs DO STOP CLOCK.
Tie records broken by Head to Head, then lowest Goals Against, then highest Goal Differential, then Goals For.
All players must submit online waiver to be eligible. Failure will result in team forfeit.
Teams must wear own reversible game jersey at all times. Failure results in loss of ball on opening possession.

Divisions of Play: We expect to have 7 age divisions crowing seven Club Nationals Champions!  We have right to combine grade divisions if there is demand.  2022/23, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 & 2029/30 

Costs: 
$2000 for 1-2 teams. 
$1900 for 3-4 teams.
$1750 for 5+ teams. 

Waiver & Rosters:  Online Waivers are REQUIRED by all Parents of every player! Please see the 'Player Waiver' link above and fill out. Waiver forms for all players are REQUIRED by 12/20. Parents will need to fill out the online form for each individual player.  The waiver will serve as means to confirm age eligibility. Failure of a parent to do so may result in an entire team being disqualified.  Rosters are required for all teams showing name, jersey # and grade.

Retail Store & Food Vendors:  
There is a restaurant on site.  There will be retail tents for you to purchase all of your lax gear, accessories as well as the Official Tourney Tees and Shorts! 

Champions Prizes & Awards:
Winning programs will be awarded a full size trophy to keep! Players on winning teams in each bracket will receive custom Team Champions Medals or T-Shirts. In addition, an MVP award will be given to the player most deserving during the Championship Game. There will also be All-Tournament Teams without award but plenty of social media recognition from USCLUBLAX. 

Resorts & Hotels - STAY & PLAY

CLICK HERE (coming soon...) for team booking arrangement, best discounts and rates! 

We are working directly with experts Liz & Patti at Avanti Travel. 1-800-560-9946 x110 for liz or patti@avantitravelgroup.com. Feel free to reach out to them if you need any assistance. 

We require that every player on every team 'stay and play' in one of the outstanding resorts or hotels. We have made arrangements with these hotels and promised them room bookings from this tournament and so in exchange they have rewarded you and all of us with low prices and great deals and service!

Thanks for understanding! 

Activities Nearby for Teams & Families


CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF AREA ATTRACTIONS & THINGS TO DO

 

 

 

 


We hope this event will provide a perfect opportunity for your family to enjoy all that the greater Orlando area has to offer! 


Social Media Coverage

USCLUBLAX & MDLX Events will provide extensive social media coverage throughout the event! Be sure to follow @USClubLax & @MadlaxEvents on Twitter & Instagram to catch all the highlights!

Use hashtags: #Clubnationals #mdlxevents #usclublax

Championship Games will be livestreamed through USCLUBLAX social media outlets like Youtube and/or Facebook so anyone in the world can watch live! 

Game Film and Highlight Videos

A Video partner will be announced shortly! Please check back soon to pre-order your game film package at a discounted rate!

In terms of weather, Austin-Tindall uses the ThorGuard system in place at the facility., a lightning prediction system.   If the system goes off with a 15 sec blast the complex needs to be cleared with everyone returning to their cars until the all clear has been sound.  As it relates to rain, we want all our events to be completed.  We will work with our event during the rain to determine when the fields are no longer in a playable state for the safety of the players.