Philly Invitational November 4, 2018
SOLD OUT in 2017, Great Venue, Over 60 Coaches in attendance, just 10 Fields
Location: United Sports & Downingtown West HS
Date: November 4, 2018
- Registration - $1550
Divisions: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
The Girls Philly Invitational is an elite team tournament. The Invitational attracts lacrosse's most elite competition to play in front of NCAA college coaches. There are five divisions (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) playing in showcase format with a guarantee of 3 games.
Director of Girls' Events
Amanda Kammes currently serves as the Director of NXT Girls Lacrosse Events. She oversees 10 Girls Lacrosse events which are open to youth through high school aged girls. NXT Girls Lacrosse events operate in 5 different states and reach over 300 club teams annually. Additionally, Kammes oversees the Fall and Summer Showcase and Invitational which offer some of the most premier recruiting events in the Mid-Atlantic and accept 500 of the most elite HS players in the country yearly.
Outside of NXT, Kammes is currently the Abington High School Varsity Head Coach, taking over the reigns of the program in 2015. Most recently, she served as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for UC-Davis’ Division I women’s lacrosse team from 2012-15. She oversaw defensive systems, player development, camps, clinics and academic support for the team. Under her watch, the 2015 Aggies posted the highest GPA in program history and upset a ranked opponent for the first time in program history when they defeated Stanford (14) in 2013.
Prior to joining UC-Davis, Kammes served as the defensive coordinator at Garnet Valley High School, where she helped the Jaguars win back-to-back state championships in 2011 and 2012. She helped produce multiple All-Americans and academic All-Americans during her tenure.
Kammes' path to the lacrosse field is a unique one. She played Division I basketball at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also served as an assistant coach from 08-09, after starting her career and spending two seasons at American University (05-08). A Chicago native, Kammes has also served as the Regional Director for NXT’s Cradle Lacrosse and Dribble Hoops and serves as the NXT Lacrosse Girls NXT 2020 team's head coach. She holds a bachelor’s of science in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing education. Kammes currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.
Coaches in Attendance
Coaches in Attendance
Grand Valley State
Ohio State University
All teams will play three games in front of the assembled college coaches. Additionally, all games at the Girls Philly Invitational are professionally filmed in high definition, and a complete video package is available for all participants
- Deposit Due: Upon Registration
- Payment Due in Full Deadline: September 4th, 2018
- Rosters Due: October 1st, 2018
Please note that the final payment deadline is 9/4/18. Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.
HHH (g) LC
NXT LC (g)
PA Express (g)
SJ Shamrocks LC (g)
Legacy Lacrosse Club
Team 91 (g)
Xtreme Lacrosse Club
Carolina Flight LC
Pure Lacrosse Club
Front Rush has partnered with NXT Girls Showcase events to bring Coach Packet recruiting software and Recruit Spot to enhance our event! This product allows College Coaches to more easily access rosters, tournament schedules and your recruit player profile electronically while at the event. Additionally, all games will be filmed in HD and made available to College Coaches nationwide.
United Sports1426 Marshallton Thorndale Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
United Sports is an immaculate indoor and outdoor facility that was professionally designed and built to host elite sporting events.
Downingtown West HS115 Rock Raymond Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
Downingtown West High School is one of Pennsylvania's top programs and most prestigious public school venues. This venue is connected to Downingtown West Middle School, which allows for parking throughout the facility. Please use the above address for optimal parking near the registration area.
NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event!
There is so much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.
Brandywine Picnic Park
Tube or paddle down the Brandywine, relax in the shade, or bask in the sun. We pride ourselves on offering the best food and friendliest service available in a traditional family picnic atmosphere.
Longwood Gardens offers a new experience everyday with special events, concerts, and cuisine; The 1050 acres of woodlands, gardens, conservatories and fountains are open everyday of the year.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. Welcome center and Washington's headquarters open 9am-5pm daily.
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
The Delaware Valley is the birthplace of the helicopter industry; Come see over 35 helicopters, climb in five; Visit our theatre or rent the facility for your event.
HOTELS STAY-TO-PLAY POLICY
NXT & HBC Event Services strive to provide a streamlined hotel experience for all participants. As part of this effort, we require that all non-commuting teams participating in our tournaments (as a condition of acceptance) make hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services. Please do not call the hotels directly. Please book through the hotel reservation link provided below. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.
Or contact HBC Event Services - firstname.lastname@example.org / 505-346-0522