3rd Annual North American Lacrosse Tournament

Published On: May 15 2013 11:52:35 AM EDT

This weekend, Southeast Michigan will get an up-close look at some of the leading high school men's varsity lacrosse teams from the Midwest and Canada at the 3rd Annual North International Lacrosse Invitational.

The tournament is set for May 18-19 at Brother Rice High School, located at 7071 Lahser Road, between 14 Mile and West Maple Roads in Bloomfield Township.

Select invitations were sent out to the top 12 teams (expanded from 8 teams the previous two years) from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York and Canada.

Teams have met in competition during the regular season to determine tournament standings and brackets. There will be a champion named in each division and all scores will be reported to Inside Lacrosse Power Rankings.

The pairings have been announced and can be seen here.

Lacrosse is hot! According to the U.S. Lacrosse Participation Report, a record total of 722,205 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2012. The growth rate from last year was 5.5 percent, marking the ninth straight year of at least 5 percent growth.

College coaches and recruiters are encouraged to attend the event.

For fan enjoyment, there will be concessions, a VIP tent and local vendors on site.

The games run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19.

Admission to the event is $6 for adults and $5 for students. Children 10 and under are free.


The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus