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MVP Invitational

About

West Chester University, former home to the Philadelphia Eagle's training camp, boasts 3 turf fields including John A. Farrell Stadium.  A five game guarantee and the ability to stay on campus make for a unique event experience similar to the lifestyle of a college lacrosse player. The event also includes an instructional session on Friday afternoon led by NCAA college coaches. Explore downtown West Chester, or take a short drive to Philadelphia.

Once you register your team, we will send payment information for your individual players.

Payment Due: Within 30 Days of Team Registration 

Failure to meet the payment deadline may constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot. 

Questions? Contact:

Brett M. Manney

College Coach Registration

Format

Event Highlights

EXPERIENCE:

  • Beautiful venue in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic that plays host to the Philly Under Armour All-American Tryouts
  • Live like a top recruit on a College Campus for a weekend
  • Explore one of the coolest college towns in United States.  Plenty of hotels and restaurants for team gatherings
  • Dining halls, air-conditioned dorms, and state of the art facilities
  • Dorm price includes: 3 meals on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday and 2 nights in the dorms

EXPOSURE:

  • Coaches from over 100 colleges attended MVP tournaments in 2017
  • Compete against teams from all over the country for a Championship
  • Friday Skills clinics lead by DI and DIII college coaches

GAME GUARANTEE:

  • Teams will play a five game guarantee during pool play over the course of 3 days
  • One game Friday Night, Three games on Saturday, One game on Sunday morning
  • Division Championship games will be played based on team performance

GAME FORMAT:

  • Games will be played as four 12 minute running halves with a 4 minute halftime
  • Teams have one timeout per game
  • In the event of overtime, teams will play a four minute sudden death overtime period with running time.

ROSTER SUBMISSION:

  • All teams must submit a roster prior to arriving at the tournament.  Teams not submitting a roster, will not have their team's contact information distributed to college coaches in attendance. Rosters are due no later than 1 week prior to the tournament starting date.
  • NXT staff members will verify your roster's information prior to the start of your first pool game on Friday evening.

Video

Professional Filming

Features

NXT Game Center

  • Technology powering the tournament experience
  • Real-time results
  • Game scores, division standings and schedule
  • Mobile app and on-site iPad displays

Schedule

Check-in: 3-6 p.m.

  • Team coaches are given keys to distribute to their team.
  • Teams will check in prior to their first contest on Friday night at either their assigned dorm or at the main registration tent located at John A. Farrell Stadium

Games range from 4-10 p.m.

  • All teams play one game on Friday night.

Clinic:

  • An optional lacrosse skills clinic will be held at John A. Farrell Stadium prior to the start of pool play on Friday evening. The clinic is led by the staff of NCAA coaches and provides position specific work to those players in attendance

Games

  • Games begin at 8 a.m. and go until 7 p.m.
  • Teams will play three (3) games (One (1) morning, One (1) afternoon and One (1) evening)

Games

  • Games begin at 8 a.m. and go until 2 p.m.
  • Teams will play One (1) pool play game
  • Possible championship game scheduled based on your team's performance

Venue

John A. Farrell Stadium - West Chester University

855 South New Street
West Chester, PA 19382

Area Activities

Chester County

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. 

View Restaurant Discounts Here

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

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

Hotels

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. 

Please use this link to book hotels for the MVP Invitational

Or contact HBC Event Services - support@hbceventservices.com / 505-346-0522