Strong Island Summer Classic

JUNE 18, 2017

ALL TOWNS, SCHOOLS and CLUB TEAMS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!

WHEN: Sunday, June 18th

LOCATION: Mitchel Athletic Complex, Uniondale, NY

DIVISIONS:  Boys Graduating in the Class of 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 & 2025

FEE: $1,150 per team

We will be hosting this tournament at the beautiful Mitchel Field Sports Complex in Uniondale, New York. Mitchel Field is located only minutes from the Nassau/Suffolk border and is less than an hour drive (24 miles from NYC) from most areas in the Tri-State and all NYC Airports.

Mitchel Athletic Complex, Track & Field Stadium: 1 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Uniondale, NY 11553

Driving Directions

LONG ISLAND EXPRESSWAY (495)

· To Northern State Parkway.
· Northern State Parkway to the Meadowbrook Parkway South (Exit 31A/Jones Beach).
· Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4-Hempstead/Coliseum. Follow the sign for Charles Lindbergh Boulevard.

NORTHERN STATE PARKWAY

· To Meadowbrook Parkway South (Exit 31A/Jones Beach).
· Meadowbrook Parkway to Exit M4-Hempstead/Coliseum. Follow the sign for Charles Lindbergh Boulevard.

SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY

· To Meadowbrook Parkway North to Exit M4 (Hempstead/Coliseum).
· Follow signs for Coliseum. 1 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard.

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This event is fully insured. There are no waivers necessary.

GENERAL:

  • Mouth guards, gloves, arm pads and shoulder pads required
  • Tournament is in “running time” format; all penalties will be timeserving, 30 seconds or a minute. Penalties can be longer than 1 minute and/or “non-releasable” at referee’s discretion, just as in standard game play. Penalties begin on the official’s re-start.
  • Any fighting or disrespect towards an official will result in expulsion. The director will determine the length.
  • Man ball is played at all levels
  • Long Poles are permitted at all levels (4 poles)
  • The ref keeps the official score
  • CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES: Best Record, Head to Head (If you played each other), goals against, coin flip
  • IF YOU HAVE 4 GAMES, YOUR 4TH GAME WILL NOT COUNT TOWARDS YOUR STANDINGS

GAME PLAY:

  • Games consist of two 19-minute halves and a 2 minute halftime. There is 5 minutes between games.
  • Each team guaranteed 3 Games
  • NO time outs
  • Time will be kept at Tournament HQ
  • Sub on fly all levels
  • Refs keep the time on penalties and penalties are running time
  • One long air horn blast starts the game and one long air horn will end the game.
  • No mercy rule for all grade levels
  • Braveheart will take place in ALL games.
    • Each team fields 3 position players and 1 goalie. Starts with face-off. No off-sides. NO SUBS ALLOWED. Goalie cannot cross the midfield line. First goal wins. 2 minute longs. If no winner then a tie.

YOUTH RULES:

  • No clearing times will be in effect, though the 4-second crease rule for goalies still applies.
  • Body checking is limited to a “1 step rule”
  • No one-handed checks
  • Modified US Lacrosse rules.  No clearing counts, no over-and-back.
  • Rules of play default to US Lacrosse in the case of any question not specified here

RULES RELATED TO INCLEMENT WEATHER:

  • There are no “rain dates” for Strong Island
  • If inclement weather causes a game stoppage (thunder or lightning) during the event, the following rules apply:
    • Play will stop until Tournament Director decides weather is suitable to resume playing
    • If delay is large, remainder of the game times may be shortened to get tournament back on schedule

Below are a couple options for this event. There are many more options that you can find with this link: CLICK HERE

The Long Island Marriott (Uniondale, NY) and the Hampton Inn – Garden City (Garden City, NY) offer world-class accommodations. Both of these hotels are a short drive from the fields. There are also many dining options in and around these two hotels. Please see below for contact information:

1) Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553
(516) 794-3800
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/NYCLI-Long-Island-Marriott

2) Hampton Inn – Garden City
1 North Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 227-2720
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hampton-inn-garden-city-JHCGCHX/index.html

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Contact Information

Owner: Steve Carcaterra

Phone: 732-219-0556

Email: info@united-lacrosse.com

Mailing Address

United Lacrosse

PO Box 152

Little Silver, NJ 07739

Refund Policy: Our refund policy is none. Please carefully consider this prior to registering and paying for an event.