Big Easy Classic 2020

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Important Information

DATES  |  May 30-31, 2020
BIG EASY CLASSIC LOCATION
  • Pelican Park | Mandeville, LA
PRICING
  • High School: $1,349/team (1-3 teams) | $1,149/team (4+ teams)
  • Youth: $1,299/team (1-3 teams) | $1,099/team (4+ teams)
  • Men’s Teams: $950
  • *Deposits Due with Registration: $450/team
DIVISIONS
  • Men’s | Adult (18+)
  • High School | HS A, HS B, 2023
  • Youth
    • 14U A/B: Cannot turn 15 before 8/31/2020
    • 12U A/B: Cannot turn 13 before 8/31/2020
    • 10U A/B: Cannot turn 11 before 8/31/2020
TIMELINE
  • Deposit Due: At Registration
  • Balances Due: May 11, 2020
  • 2021-2024 Rosters due: May 15, 2020. Download the roster template here.
  • Player Waivers Complete: May 15, 2020
FRIDAY NIGHT CLINICS & HS ALL-STAR GAME
  • Friday Night D1 Clinics 6-8PM: 2019 Featured Albany, Binghamton, Lafayette, Princeton, and Villanova Coaches
  • Clinics are OPEN to all grades and all skill levels
  • HS All-Star Game (7:45 PM) is by NOMINATION ONLY (2022-2023)
BIG EASY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

Bob Dignazio
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)
Southeastern Louisiana University (MCLA)
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 8th 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 last weekend in May 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, Division I coaches 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 May 29, 2020
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 Division I coaches will lead 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 (2021 – 2023 only) and we will accept the top 42 athletes that are NOMINATED by April 1st.

Friday Night All-Star Game Details
  • Date: Friday May 29, 2020
  • Location: St. Paul’s School (Hunter Stadium)
  • Time: 7:45 PM
  • 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!
  • 2020 Team Coaches: TBD (2019: Villanova, UMass, Mercer & Air Force)
  • Players: 2021 – 2023 (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 in 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 2020 Big Easy Classic schedule will be posted on Thursday, May 21 at 6:00 PM CST via Tourneymachine. Download the iOS or Android app to your phone to follow live scores, standings and brackets.

Results Archive: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Game Film

Field Map

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

Hotels

tts_logo_squareWe’re pleased to partner with Team Travel Source. They’ve secured PRIME LOCATION hotel rooms with the LOWEST RATES for this event. Click Here to Book Team Blocks and Individual Rooms Now!

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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