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Boys and Girls Lacrosse Events

Friday August 5th

Matthews SportsPlex

The 1st Annual Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Showcase event will debut on Friday, August 5th at the Matthews Sportsplex. The event is open to rising 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys and girls lacrosse players in the Greater Charlotte area. Players will participate in two showcase games along with skills contests including, fastest shot, long distance and an agility obstacle course. The Middle School Showcase will present Most Outstanding Player Awards as well as Rising Star, Top Defender and Top Goalie recognition. There will also be extensive coverage of the event and players at www.SouthCharlotteSports.com and across all of our social media platforms.issue22laxg

“I am very excited to add this event to all the other middle school events we offer at the South Charlotte Sports Report. Boys and Girls lacrosse is booming here in the Charlotte area and we are excited to offer a fun and exciting event for the lacrosse families. Lacrosse has always been a big part of the South Charlotte Sports Report and like our other youth sporting events, the showcase will be well-run, customer friendly and provide fun for the competitors.”

In the showcase games, players will be teamed up with other athletes from throughout the area and placed on “light” teams to ensure optimal play time.

Interested middle school lacrosse players are invited to enroll by visiting www.SouthCharlotteSportsCamps.com. Invitations will be extended to top players over the next two months leading up to the August 5th event at the Matthews SportsPlex.

Event Cost:          $99 per player

To enroll in the Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Showcase, please visit   —->>>>>  Middle School Lacrosse Showcase Enrollment

Each Player Will Receive and Participate in the Following:

  • 2 Showcase Games with equal playing time for all participants
  • Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Jersey
  • Opportunity to participate in skill contests, including; longest throw, speed shot and agility obstacle course
  • Recognition and Event Coverage by the South Charlotte Sports Report and all of our Social Media Platforms
  • Most Outstanding Player, Rising Star, Defender and Goalie Awards

Event Schedule (subject to minor changes)lax2222

2:00pm     Girls Event Check in, Team Assignment, Jersey Distribution

2:30pm     Welcome, Guest Speakers, Skills Contests

3:45pm     Girls Games begin

4:00pm    Boys Event Check in, Team Assignment, Jersey Distribution

4:30pm     Welcome, Guest Speakers, Skills Contests

5:45pm     Boys Games begin

 

To enroll in the Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Showcase, please visit   —->>>>>  Middle School Lacrosse Showcase Enrollment

 

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FAQ’s

 

 

What grades can play in this event?

The Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Showcase is open to all players that were enrolled in 6th, 7th or 8th grade this PAST school season.

Can I play on the same team with my teammates?

Team assignment is random and based on the primary and secondary positions you register.  In most cases, when possible, we will keep you with a travel or school teammate.  Part of the showcase experience is the opportunity to play with and make new friends through the lacrosse experience.

How will playing time be divided?

Playing time will be on an equal rotation.  Everyone plays through rotation, coaches do not have the ability to deviate from this.  We want everyone to have equal chance to display skills and talents.  Goalie play will be divided equally and goalies do have the opportunity to play another position when not in goal.

Who are the coaches for the teams?

In many cases, they may be current or former college lacrosse players, middle school coaches, high school coaches or other adults that I have selected due to their commitment and support of our mission. The last thing anyone needs to worry about is who the coach will be.   They operate with pre-assigned  orders, given to them by the event directors.  If anything, they are traffic cops for the game, there for management, encouragement and leadership of each team.   Again — last thing you need to worry about, we have run these type events for over a decade in seven different sports and understand what works best for everyone.  Bring your chair, sit back, relax and enjoy watching your kid showcase with his teammates.  I can promise you the kids are having fun, we want you to have fun as well.  The kids also like it a lot better when their parents are there to support and not become part of the action or argue calls, etc :)     The Greater Charlotte Middle School Lacrosse Showcase is designed to be a stress-free, fun, relaxing day of lacrosse for the kids and families.

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