Meltdown June 16 - June 17, 2018
The Summer Competition Heats Up#NXTMeltdown
Location: United Sports & West Chester East High School
Date: June 16 - June 17, 2018
Divisions: 9U, 4th Grade (2026) A/B, 5th Grade (2025) A/B, 6th Grade (2024) A/B, 7th Grade (2023) A/B, 8th Grade (2022) A/B, 2019, 2020, 2021
The Meltdown is back for 2018!
Over 140 teams participated in 2017 from across 8 states and Canada. Be a part of the annual tradition that is the Meltdown Lacrosse Tournament.
We think about the details so you don't have to.
Family friendly block scheduling: spend half of the day on the field, and the other half experiencing Philadelphia and the surrounding areas in one of the countries most historic areas.
Deposit Due: Upon Registration
Full Payment Due: 5/15/18
Early Bird Registration: 12/15/17 - Receive $100 Off per team if you Pay in Full by December 15th.
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.
- 22 minute running halves
- Modified US Lacrosse rules
- Championship format
- Guaranteed at least 4 games - most teams will play 5 games
- 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. It is necessary for all athletes to be US Lacrosse members to compete in this event. For Additional information, visit www.uslacrossenationals.com.
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.
West Chester East High School450 Ellis Lane
West Chester, PA 19380
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