Atlanta, Georgia

May 19-20, 2018

Tournament Overview

School Team? Keep the team together for one more blast before summer!

Club Team? Come kick-off your summer tourney season with us!

We are delivering the greatest value for your lacrosse dollar.  Thank you for your continued support as we grow the game in the Southeast and throughout the country.  And to make things even more affordable, check out the multiple team/event specials on the DISCOUNTS tab on the left.  This is a no-brainer!

  • 5-7 games guaranteed
  • Teams from 5 states (GA, LA, NC, SC and TN) have joined us
  • Boys (10v10) and Girls (12v12) divisions
  • Lower cost per game (why pay $1000 or more elsewhere for LESS?)
  • 40+ teams are expected; you should be one of them!
  • Full-length games on full-sized fields

Don’t delay your registration; space is limited.

Tournament Details

Tournament Dates:

May 19-20, 2018

Location:

Alpharetta, GA (14295 Birmingham Highway, Milton, GA 30004)

Games: 

  • 5-7 games guaranteed
  • 3 Saturday, 2-4 on Sunday.
  • Two 25 minute halves, running clock, 5 minute halftime

Tournament Format: 

  • We are open to all school and club teams.
  • Boys 10v10, Girls 12v12.
  • Games will start Saturday and Sunday at 8am, and finish Sunday by 5pm; the better you do, the later you will play on Sunday.
  • All games will be officiated by at least two certified referees and scorekeepers on field.
  • If weather conditions dictate, the tournament committee reserves the right to shorten or cancel games, as necessary, without rebate of entry fees

Pricing:

  • Early Bird: $900
  • Standard: $1,100
  • Late Fee: $125

Deadline for Entries:

  • Early Bird: 04-20-2018
  • Standard: 04-30-2018

Age Cutoff:

The Tournament follows US Lacrosse age divisions- Age Cutoff The Tournament follows US Lacrosse age divisions: September 1, 2017.

Age Divisions:

  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021/U15/9th
  • 2022/U14/8th
  • 2023/U13/7th
  • 2024/U12/6th
  • 2025/U11/5th

Division Guidelines Note:

  • Any player that meets the 2021/U15 age requirement may play, regardless of any HS experience.
  • Graduating seniors are welcome to play on 2018 teams.
  • Players may only be rostered and play for one team during this event, no exceptions.

Competition Levels:

A, B, C

  • A – Top 20% of all teams, players are skilled and have been playing many years, may travel nationally
  • B – Average team, mixture of highly skilled and regular players, local and regional travel
  • C – New team, inexperienced players, mainly local games, first tournament

All teams will be slotted into one of these levels based on experience and quality of application. Number of teams accepted will vary based on strength of entries. Tournament committee reserves the right to combine divisions where appropriate.

Note on Age Groups:

**Please indicate your team makeup (player’s age/grade) in the Team Breakdown section**

Awards:

Individual awards for each member of the Championship and Finalist teams in each division, maximum of 22 per team.

Tourist Information:

Awesome Alpharetta

Schedule Release:

Schedules will be published on the Monday preceding the event.

Paperwork Deadlines:

  • Rosters/Profiles submission by email are due 05/11.
  • Waivers submission by email are due 05/14.
  • See Forms / Rules for more details

Contact Information:

Tournament Director, Alan Maxwell, director@laxusa.com

Referees / Umpires:

If you have interest in officiating this event, please contact Tournament Director.

College Recruiting:

Profile Booklets will be compiled for each HS-aged teams; colleges from all around the Southwest will be invited. Please direct your players to contact and invite those college coaches at schools where they have interest in attending.

Housing

Hotel Website Link:

Official Housing Service

Hotel Information:

All out-of-town teams are required to book their hotel reservations through our Official Housing Service, Premier Sports Events. This service is being provided to ease the search for hotel accommodations in the Atlanta area. They have secured discounted tournament rates and room blocks at hotels that are conveniently located to the fields. Please contact them as soon as possible to ensure availability.

Housing Contact Information:
Premier Sports Events, Inc.
Phone: 888-417-6446
Fax: 269-585-6045

Forms/Rules

Forms and Paperwork Requirements

All forms are downloadable from the website, just click on the form name below:

Registration Paperwork

  • Roster Profile – HS-aged teams only  Must be completed for inclusion in player profile booklets for the college coaches. Roster Profile forms must be emailed by May 11th to director@laxusa.com.
  • Youth Roster – Non-HS aged teams (U14 and under) Each player must be listed and include jersey numbers (no duplicates) and birth dates. Team Roster forms must be emailed by May 11th to director@laxusa.com.
  • BTH Waiver of Liability – All Teams Must be signed by each participant or guardian (if under 18) and the team coach. Waiver of Liability forms for all players must be turned in, as a team, via email by May 14th to director@laxusa.com OR on Friday night, at tournament hotel.

NOTE: Failure to provide this information at the time requested may result in disqualification of the team.

Maps and Directions

Rules

College Coach Registration

We are looking forward to an extraordinary event for this year’s Beat the Heat. We are bring together one of the finest groupings of competitors from the Southeast and across the country. We will have all the teams playing at least five (5) games over two days in a schedule that will allow you to see as many games/players as possible. We will be publishing the schedules in mid-May, but we know you want to get our weekend on your calendar now.

 

Our tournament staff is making a concerted effort to cater to our college coaches who attend. This year we have put together a fantastic offering to bolster your recruiting dollars. Here are the features that make this event a must on your recruiting calendar:

  • Premium Profile Books for all HS-aged teams participating.
  • Free lunch and dinner provided at the tournament.
  • Hydration is paramount in June and we will have a cooler of free refreshments available in the HQ tent
  • Hotel Assistance from our housing service, Premier Sports Events, Inc. (Phone: 888-417-6446)

And, if at any time you have any questions or comments during the event, we will also have tournament staff available at the tournament Headquarters.

To register, complete the form below, or contact us via email. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you in June.

Alan Maxwell, Tournament Director
269-353-9341 | director@laxusa.com


Discounts

Despite already being lower cost than most of my competitors, we offer great discounts for those teams/clubs that support our events (YOU MUST PAY AT LEAST THE DEPOSIT AT TIME OF REGISTRATION TO QUALIFY FOR THE DISCOUNTS):

 

Early Bird Pricing

Register before the rush! Register for our events before the specified Early Bird Deadline and you will receive a $200 discount off the standard event cost.
No Discount Code needed.

Multiple Teams at One Event

If you bring 2 teams to the same event, you will receive a $50 discount for each team. Use the Discount Code, TWOTEAM50, when you register your teams.

If you bring 3 or more teams to the same event, you will receive a $100 discount for each team. Use the Discount Code, MULTITEAM100, when you register your teams.

Multiple Events by One Team

If you bring your team to more than one event, you will receive a $50 discount for each event. Use the Discount Code, MULTIEVENT50, when you register your teams.

Multiple Teams at Multiple Events

If you bring 2 teams to more than one event, you will receive a $100 discount for each team. Use the Discount Code, TWOMULTI100, when you register your teams.

If you bring 3 or more teams to more than one event, you will receive a $150 discount for each team. Use the Discount Code, MULTIMULTI150, when you register your teams.

Holiday Bonus **Expires January 1st!**

If you register your team before January 1st, you will receive a $100 discount for each team. Use the Discount Code, NEWYEAR100, when you register your teams.

**Only one Discount Code allowed per team registered**

Dates and Deadlines

Event Dates
May 19-20, 2018

Early Bird Registration / Deposit Deadline:
April 20
Applications and payments received after the Early Bird deadline will require Standard fee payment to be considered.

Final Payment Deadline:
April 30
Applications and payments received after the Final Payment Deadline will require a $125 late fee to be considered. Any team that withdraws from the tournament after the Final Payment Deadline will forfeit its total entry fee.

Rosters/Profiles Submission via Email Due:
May 11

Schedules Available
The Monday before the event

Waiver Submission, as a team, via Email Due:
May 14

OR Hand-delivered at the Tournament Hotel:
Friday night between 7pm and 8pm

Tournament Sponsors