Big Easy Classic 2019

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Important Information

DATES  |  June 15-16, 2019
BIG EASY CLASSIC LOCATION
  • Pelican Park | Mandeville, LA
PRICING
  • 1-3 Teams: $1,299/team
  • 4+ Teams: $1,099/team
  • Men’s Teams: $899
  • *Deposits Due with Registration: $450/team
  • Free Agents (placed with an existing team or team of Free Agents): $85, due at registration
  • *Cross-event discounts available for teams entering multiple Victory Events. Please call our office for more information.
DIVISIONS
  • Men’s | Adult (18+)
  • High School | HS A, HS B, 2022
  • Youth
    • 14U A/B: Cannot turn 15 before 8/31/2019
    • 12U A/B: Cannot turn 13 before 8/31/2019
    • 10U A/B: Cannot turn 11 before 8/31/2019
TIMELINE
FRIDAY NIGHT CLINICS & HS ALL-STAR GAME
  • Friday Night D1 Clinics 6-8PM: 2018 Featured Villanova, Air Force, UMass, Mercer College Coaches
  • Clinics are OPEN to all grades and all skill levels
  • HS All-Star Game (8PM) is by NOMINATION ONLY (2020-2022)
BIG EASY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

Lindsay Byrne
Big Easy, Director
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Elite Experience

College Coaches 2019 (the list is growing!)
Albany (NCAA Division I)
Binghamton (NCAA Division I)
Birmingham-Southern (NCAA Division III)
Lafayette (NCAA Division I)
LSU (MCLA)
Oglethorpe (NCAA Division III)
Princeton (NCAA Division I)
Quincy (NCAA Division II)
Stockton (NCAA Division III)
Villanova (NCAA Division I)

We pride ourselves on hosting elite events at elite venues and delivering the total lacrosse experience. The Big Easy Classic began in 2013 and in its 7th year has grown into an elite southern summer staple. Drawing teams from across the south central and southeastern US, this event delivers the whole package. Just 30 minutes over the causeway from downtown New Orleans, teams and families alike have an awesome time at the Big Easy Classic!

Join us the third weekend in June for what is sure to be a fun weekend for your players and families! Scroll through our site for more information or please don’t hesitate to call the tournament director below for more information.

Ochsner Sports Medicine

Ochsner Sports Medicine is a proud partner of the Big Easy Classic Lacrosse Tournament. Full event medical coverage will be provided by Ochsner Sports Medicine. Click here to learn more.

MUGSHOTS GRILL & BAR – OFFICIAL RESTAURANT PARTNER

Parents and team, if you’re in search of great food, good drinks and a fun sporty atmosphere, visit Mugshots Grill & Bar. We’re pleased to host our Saturday Night Coaches Social at Mugshots from 7-9PM. They’ve chosen to support this tournament so we hope you’ll choose to support them!

Friday Night Clinics

On the eve of the Big Easy Classic, five Division I coaches (Villanova, Albany, Princeton, Lafayette, Binghampton) along with several other D2/D3 and MCLA coaches will lead 1.5-hour Friday Night Skills Clinics from 6-7:30PM. This is a wonderful opportunity for Big Easy Classic participants to learn position specific skills and tips from some of the nation’s top coaches.

Registration will be for individuals of all grad years.

Friday Night Clinics Details

Date: Friday June 14, 2019
Location: St. Paul’s School (Hunter Stadium)
Time: 6:00 – 7:30PM
Cost: $100

Clinics:

  • Attack
  • Midfield
  • Faceoff Midfield
  • Defense/LSM
  • Goalie

CLINIC REGISTRATION IS OPEN – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2019 College Coaches For Friday Night Clinic and All-Star Game

Friday Night All-Star Game

On the eve of the Big Easy Classic, immediately following the Friday Night Clinics, four (4) Division I coaches (2018 featured Air Force, Villanova, UMass and Mercer) will coach our second annual Big Easy Classic All-Star Game!  This is an unbelievable opportunity for ELITE players to get Division 1 level coaching/training and exposure.

The All-Star Game is open to nominations (2020 – 2022 only) and we will accept the top 42 athletes that are NOMINATED by April 1st.

Friday Night All-Star Game Details
  • Date: Friday June 14, 2019
  • Location: St. Paul’s School (Hunter Stadium)
  • Time: 7:30PM
  • Format: Bayou Boys vs. Cajun Stars (21 players per team)
    • 1 hour game with 12 minute running quarters and 4 minute overtime if required.
    • Game will be filmed and streamed live on VictoryEventSeries.com
    • Includes Jersey for each player!
  • 2019 Team Coaches: Villanova, UMass, Mercer & Air Force
  • Players: 2020 – 2022 (By Nomination Only)

Rules/Format

Event Format
  • Championship Format; Pool Play with top teams advancing to single elimination Championship
  • Four (4) Game Minimum, opportunity for more games for those advancing to playoff
  • 44 minute game, 22-minute running halves and 2 minute halftime
Rules of Play / Guidelines / Refund Policy

Player Waiver

Directions for Coaches to Invite Players to Complete the Waiver/Join their Roster – PDF Download
  1. Login to your account: Login Button
  2. From your dashboard, click “invite players” under the team you are managing.
  3. Copy & Paste from Excel or manually enter the email addresses of your players’ parents in the ‘To:’ box. It’s easiest to copy and paste your team’s email list into this box.
  4. Edit the emails subject line or add a custom message to your parents.
  5. Click the ‘Invite’ button to send.
  6. You can track the emails you’ve sent in the ‘Pending Invites’ tab as well as see who has completed their waiver by viewing your roster.
  7. Click Here for these directions with screenshots.
Directions for Parents to Complete the Waiver without an invite from their Coach – PDF Download
  1. Before moving forward with this, you must know the DIVISION in which your child’s team is registered.
  2. Click the red ‘Registration’ button on the left menu (as though you are registering a team).
  3. Find the division of your child’s team and click the red ‘Register’ button.
  4. Select your roll by choosing the ‘Child/Player’ button (assuming you are a parent or guardian of an athlete under the age of 18). We are collecting parent & child information.
  5. Make an account for yourself, filling out the PARENT/GUARDIAN info.
  6. Click ‘Create my account and go to next step’ button.
  7. Make a new player & fill out PLAYER info
    • Select ‘My player (Under 18)
    • Then choose an existing player or click the ‘Add a new player’ button
  8. Click the red ‘Register’ button for your child and select ‘Team Player’
  9. Find and select your team in the drop down list
  10. Answer appropriate Registration Questions. You can come back and edit the Jersey number later if you do not know it.
  11. Accept/Agree to the Waiver.
  12. Add another child or click Continue.
  13. Finish & check out your team page.
  14. Click Here for these directions with screenshots.

Schedule

The 2019 SCHEDULE will be posted by 6:00PM CST on Thursday June 6, 2019 via TourneyMachine.com. Download the iOS or Android app to your phone to follow live scores, standings and brackets.

Results Archive: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Field Map

Pelican Park – Field Map PDF
63350 Pelican Drive
Mandeville, LA 70448

Pelican Park

63350 Pelican Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448, USA

Pelican Park is a beautiful, 250 acre facility located on the edge of the Gulf Coast Region. Just a 45 minute drive away from New Orleans and minutes away from Lake Pontcharian, it will provide the perfect backdrop for the Big Easy Classic.

The Park consists of 32 athletic fields, a 3 court gym, a 2 court gym, the 46,000-square-foot multi-purpose Castine Center, paved roads, walking trail, dog park, batting cages and parking for over 1,700 vehicles. Visitation and usage of the Park is extremely high. Pelican Park has over 12,000 visitors on a typical Saturday, and over 1 million visitors each year.

Hotels

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Team Travel Source will be back in touch within 24 hours. Once your block has been selected and secured, you will receive a personalized reservation link and access code for your team. Your parents will be able to book their rooms individually through this link. It’s simple!

Toll Free: (866) 567-7075 | Fax: (502) 354-9093 | www.TeamTravelSource.com

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