Belle of the Brawl November 10, 2018
Belle of the Brawl
NXT Events is excited to announce the expansion of Girls events to the South!#NXTBelle17
Location: Saluda Shoals
Date: Nov 2018
- FULL FIELD REGISTRATION (8th-5th Grades) - $950
- 7v7 REGISTRATION (5th-2nd Grades) - $475
Divisions: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Welcome to the Inaugural Belle of the Brawl!
Competitive lacrosse, an amazing venue, and a fun experience together! Conveniently located just outside of Columbia, SC. Enjoy the beautiful weather that South Carolina provides, and compete in the one day, 3 game, fall format.
We think about the details
so you don't have to.
Family Friendly Scheduling: We schedule your games in block schedule so you are not spending the whole day at the venue.
Deposit Due: Within 10 days of registration
Full Payment Due: Oct 2nd, 2017
Failure to meet the payment deadline by 10/2/17 will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.
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.
- Two- 22 minute running halves
- Modified US Lacrosse rules
- 3 game guarantee - playday format
- Certified referees
- Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!
Full Field Divisions
Mixed age group teams are accepted, please register your team in the age group of your eldest player (birthdate or grade year) - players can play up no more than 1 grade year per USL Recommendations
- 8th Grade = 14U
- 7th Grade = 13U
- 6th Grade = 12U
- 5th Grade = 11U
These divisions will play on smaller fields per USL Guidelines and Recommendations
- 5th Grade = 11U
- 4th Grade = 10U
- 3rd Grade = 9U
US Lacrosse Qualifier
US Lacrosse Qualifier
This event is a US Lacrosse Nationals Sanctioned Qualifier Event. The US Lacrosse Nationals will cap off the 2017-18 event season with a 16-team tournament in each division of play (14U, 13U, 12U). This year’s Nationals will be held at the DE Turf Complex in Frederica, DE from August 2-5, 2018. Teams competing in the top competitive divisions will accrue points towards qualifying for a berth in the US Lacrosse Nationals. For Additional information, visit www.uslacrossenationals.com.
Saluda Shoals6071 St. Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29212
The Fields at Saluda Shoals is a brand new complex and will feature 7 full sized lacrosse fields, with plans to add more fields in the near future. This athletic complex is located within Saluda Shoals Park, a 400-acre park with miles of trails, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, biking and more.
Is it Historic? Gracious? Sultry? Columbia, South Carolina encompasses each of these and much more! Be sure to visit the visitors guide to see what makes Columbia -#FamouslyHot
Experience Columbia, SC without stretching your wallet. With the coolPass combination ticket, visit three major attractions -- including the South's largest children's museum, four stories of history and science, and a world-class zoo. You'll pay less than the cost of individual tickets and, after all the fun, you'll get discounts on local souvenirs to take home.
Frankie's Fun Park
Sprawling complex with go-kart tracks, arcades & other family-friendly amusements. Check out all the fast-paced fun at Frankie's Fun Park
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