2018 Southeast Summer Invitational June 16th & 17th, 2018
The 2018 Southeast Summer Invitational, a US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event, offers a fun and competitive experience for players 8U through High School. Teams will be guaranteed 5 games with all games held on the lighted turf fields of the Matthews Sportsplex in Matthews NC. Map It!
A US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event:
This event is part of The US Lacrosse Sanctioning Program, which provides best practices for tournament operators in order to create a more safe and consistent event. Through the adoption of the Sanctioned Tournament Standards, tournaments commit to providing the best possible lacrosse experience.
US Lacrosse Sanctioning is a designation given to events that have adopted a set of operational and safety standards set forward by US Lacrosse. These tournament standards are a set of best practices that cover five main areas of an event: game format, venue, risk management, event administration, and certified officials. When these best practices are adopted in their entirety, events create a more positive experience for participants.
A Sanctioned Tournament has met a set of operational and safety standards to guarantee a consistent playing environment. Coaches, parents, players and all other event attendees will know what to expect from each event:
US Lacrosse Rules will be used
At least 2 Certified Officials at each game
Age and Game appropriate field sizes
Information tent with staff
Schedules readily available
Certified Athletic Trainers on-site
All Participants are US Lacrosse Members
Event insurance through US Lacrosse
All tournament participants must be current US Lacrosse members in order to participate. US Lacrosse membership numbers will be collected and verified when completing tournament waivers. If you are not currently a member, or your membership is set to expire during the event, please visit US Lacrosse to register.
The Southeast Summer Invitational will use 2018 Age Guidelines:
Age Divisions: High School A Division High School B Division 2021/2022: (with age-eligible 2021 players) - 15U 2022: Current 8th Graders - 14U 2023: Current 7th - 13U 2024: Current 6th - 12U 2025: Current 5th - 11U 2026: Current 4th - 10U 2027: Current 3rd - 9U 2028: Current 2nd - 8U
We will make every effort to play you in a division versus like-level competition.
Price: $1,000 per team
**Save $50/team when registering 3 or more teams**
Location: All games will be played at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex on lighted turf fields. Games will be covered by certified officials and all scheduling will be done through the Tourney Machine application.
Matthews Sportsplex Mecklenburg County Sportplex
1505 Tank Town Rd
Matthews, NC 28105 Map It!
All games played at one location on lighted turf fields with plenty of parking, restrooms and concession stands!
At the Southeast Summer Invitational you’ll find that our staff will work to create the best tournament environment for your athletes and families.