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**PLAYER REGISTRATION (Required)**

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Come enjoy the warm South Florida sunshine, beaches, golf courses, restaurants, nightlife....and play in a great Lacrosse Tournament for charity as teams battle for the crown of National Champion in the Grand Masters and Half Century Divisions. The 2019 Tournament will be held from January 18-20, 2019 at Tequesta Trace Park in beautiful Weston, FL. (just west of Fort Lauderdale).

 

IMPORTANT: Participants should be prepared to play their first game at 8:00am on Friday and we will do our best to have the final games of the tournament end by 3:00pm on Sunday.

 

 

 

Men’s Supermasters (40+) Age Requirements  ($1,500)

  • 40 years or older by the end of 2019 (40+ for 2019 and thereafter).
  • Supermaster tournaments are restricted to teams whose players are turning age 40, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/18 for the 2018 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.

Men’s Grand Masters (45+) Age Requirements  ($2,100)

  • 45 years or older.
  • Grand Master tournaments are restricted to teams whose players are turning age 45, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/19 for the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • Players can play in older divisions which they are eligible for. However, eligible participants will only be allowed to play with one team in each division.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.

Men’s Half Century (50+) Age Requirements ($2,100)

  • 50 years or over
  • This year's Half Century Event participation is restricted to players who are turning age 50, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/19 for the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • Team contacts will be posted as soon as teams are confirmed and accepted by the tournament.
  • Playing in the Grand Master Division does not restrict you from playing in the Half Century Division, however, eligible participants will only be allowed to play with one team in each division.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.

Men’s Ultra Grand Masters (55+) Age Requirements ($2,100)

  • 55 years or over
  • The Ultra Grand Masters Event participation is restricted to players who are turning age 55, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/19 for the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • To make this event more enjoyable for people who want to get back on the field after retiring years ago, there will be no body checking allowed.
  • Team contacts will be posted as soon as teams are confirmed and accepted by the tournament.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.

 

 

Men’s Past Masters Division (60+) Age Requirements   ($1,700)

  • Participation is restricted to players who are turning age 60, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/19 for the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • There are no age exemptions in 2019.
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • There will be no body checking allowed.
  • Team contacts will be posted as soon as teams are confirmed and accepted by the tournament.
  • Playing in the Past Masters Division does not restrict you from playing in the Grand Master, Half Century or Ultra Grand Master divisions, however, eligible participants will only be allowed to play with one team in each division.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.
  • For more information regarding the 60+ division, contact us at: Jim Landon jlandon@landoncpa.com 

 

**NEW** Men’s Past LEGENDS Division (65+) Age Requirements   ($0)

  • Participation is restricted to players who are turning age 65, or over, anytime during the calendar year of the tournament (by 12/31/19 for the 2019 Florida Lacrosse Classic).
  • There are no age exemptions in 2019.
  • All players must bring picture ID indicating date of birth.
  • There will be no body checking allowed.
  • Team contacts will be posted as soon as teams are confirmed and accepted by the tournament.
  • Playing in the Past Legends Division does not restrict you from playing in any other division, however, eligible participants will only be allowed to play with one team in each division.
  • Florida Lacrosse Classic will be adhering to the Rules & Regulations set up to govern POCO sanctioned Grand Master lacrosse events.
  • For more information regarding the 65+ division, contact us at: Jim Landon jlandon@landoncpa.com 

Preferred Lodging

The Florida Youth Lacrosse Foundation makes an effort to make finding a hotel with discounted rates easier for the Florida Lacrosse Classic. We partner with several hotels in the area. Please click on the link below:

HOTEL LINK

 

 

POTENTIAL WEATHER ISSUES

Please note that the fields are graciously provided by the City of Weston and the Florida Youth Lacrosse Foundation must adhere to all their rules and regulations governing their use. While the Florida Lacrosse Classic has never had to cancel or postpone a game due to weather conditions, the Weston Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to restrict our usage of the fields at any time if they believe it is unsafe or if the fields are in jeopardy of being damaged. We appreciate your understanding of this policy should this be implemented during the tournament.
 

 

TOURNAMENT RULES

Click here for Tournament Rules 

 

THE VENUE
The venue is a beautiful 42 acre park/sports complex with three quality lacrosse fields located in Southwest Broward County at the crossroads of I-75, I-595 and the Sawgrass Expressway. Weston is a master planned community within easy reach of Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Miami International Airport.

 

Directions to Tequesta Trace Park in Weston:

From Fort Lauderdale Airport  - Go West on I-595 to I-75 North. Take Exit #21 onto Indian Trace Blvd. Go South on Indian Trace Blvd. for approximately 1.8 miles. Tequesta Track Park is located on the right side of the road just past Springs Blvd.

From I-75 - Exit West on the Royal Palm Blvd Exit #15 (just south of I-595.) The first light is Weston Road; go North (turn right). Stay to the left side of the road. Turn left on Indian Trace Blvd. and continue for approximately 1.6 miles. Tequesta Trace Park will be on the left hand side of the road. 

 

FUTURE TOURNAMENT DATES

  • January 17-19, 2020

 

 THE THIRD TEAM ON THE FIELD


 

Many thanks to our Team of Officials:
Jay Liegey, Mike Bolger, Danny Dlugozima, Mike Loewenstein, Jim Vacco, Chuck Cohen, Jim Carboneau, Bob Maguire, Dave Seidman, Tom Abbott, John Hill (Zebra mask), John Craven, Rich Davidson, Jethro Mills, Mark Rodwell, Skip Spensieri, Steve Miller, Tom Jank, Mike Flattery, Paul Cicio, Lou Diaz, Walt Munze, Tony Williams, Steve Caruso.

 

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SPONSORSHIP

Donations & Sponsorship Packages are Tax Deductible

 

The Florida Lacrosse Classic is hosted by the Florida Youth Lacrosse Foundation, Inc., a 501c3 corporation. All proceeds of the tournament will be donated to aid Youth Lacrosse programs throughout the State of Florida. Donation and sponsorship information is available at

Your generous support has enabled us to contribute over $427,000 of equipment to over 170 Youth programs in Florida