The Harvest Classic November 5, 2017
The Harvest Classic
The fall's premier one day youth event#NXTHarvestClassic17
Location: West Chester East High School & Bayard Rustin High School
Date: November 5, 2017
Divisions: 9U, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Welcome to the 4th Annual Harvest Classic!
Competitive lacrosse, an amazing venue, and a fun experience together! Conveniently located within driving distance from New York, Baltimore & many major East Coast locations.
Over 80 teams attended in 2016!
We roll-out the red carpet for North America's top youth talent. Teams can play against the best in the Sunday only tournament!
Deposit Due: Upon Registration
Full Payment Due: 9/30/17
Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.
Ryan Long joins NXT after a successful three-year stint at Heineken USA, where he served as an on-premise sales representative. Long joins the country's top events management team, to which he brings a wealth of event experience from his time at the Pattison Sports Group, where he directed several tournaments and was the director of the Healthy Kids Running Series.
Long is a 2006 graduate of Penncrest High School and a 2010 alumnus of Neumann University, where he earned a bachelor of science in sport management. He is the Penncrest school record holder in the 800-meter run and was part of the relay team that broke the school record in the 4x800. His athletic prowess garnered him a scholarship to Robert Morris University, where he spent two years before transferring to Neumann.
Long interned with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, among a handful of previous stops. He resides in West Chester.
- 44 minute games
- Modified US Lacrosse rules
- 3 game guarantee - playday format
- Certified referees
- Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!
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.
NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event!
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.
We look forward to hosting you at the 2017 Harvest Classic. NXT works hard to provide quality hotel options that meet the needs of all attendees. NXT thus requires all attendees to book event hotel rooms through our system.
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