Meltdown June 16 - June 17, 2018

About

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.

Questions? Contact:

Ryan Long

College Coach Registration

Format

Gameplay

  • 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!

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

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.​

 

Venue

United Sports

1426 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.

Field Map

West Chester East High School

450 Ellis Lane
West Chester, PA 19380

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 Meltdown

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