DATES | May 30-31, 2020 [Canceled due to COVID-19]
BIG EASY CLASSIC LOCATION
- Pelican Park | Mandeville, LA
- 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
- Men’s | Adult (18+)
- High School | HS A, HS B, 2024 Elite
- Youth | 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028/29
- 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
- Teams purchasing flights: The latest games on Sunday will likely end at 4:15 PM. Please plan your travel accordingly. All teams are expected to play all scheduled games, including any pool, consolation, playoff, and championship games. Please allow for travel between the fields, car rental, and airport in advance of your flight.
FRIDAY NIGHT CLINICS & HS ALL-STAR GAME
- Friday Night D1 Clinics (6-7:30PM): Coaches from Penn State, Villanova, Bellarmine, Bucknell, and Cleveland State lead skill instruction. Register here!
- HS All-Star Game (7:45 PM) is by NOMINATION ONLY (2022-2023)
BIG EASY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
DUE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, THE 2020 BIG EASY CLASSIC HAS BEEN CANCELED.
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.
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
- Faceoff Midfield
CLINIC REGISTRATION IS OPEN – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
D1 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!
- Players: 2021 – 2023 (By Nomination Only)
- 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
If you’re a college coach interested in recruiting, click here to complete the pre-registration.
Coaches who register to recruit using the above link will receive:
- Front Rush’s ‘Coaches Packet’ for pre-event download and use on the sideline
- Both Digital & Hard Copy Coaches Packets
- VIP Parking
- Lunch Vouchers
- Access to post-event game film
- Travel Stipend
|Villanova (NCAA Division 1)|
|Penn Sate (NCAA Division 1)|
|Bucknell (NCAA Division 1)|
|Cleveland State (NCAA Division 1)|
|Bellarmine (NCAA Division 1)|
|Wingate (NCAA Division 2)|
|Palm Beach Atlantic (NCAA Division 2)|
|Chowan (NCAA Division 2)|
|Swarthmore (NCAA Division 3)|
|Brevard (NCAA Division 3)|
|Huntingdon (NCAA Division 3)|
|Concordia University Wisconsin (NCAA Division 3)|
|Fairleigh Dickinson (NCAA Division 3)|
|Johnson & Wales, Denver(NCAA Division 3)|
|Fontbonne (NCAA Division 3)|
|Dallas (NCAA Division 3)|
|Illinois Wesleyan (NCAA Division 3)|
|Centenary College (NCAA Division 3)|
Directions for Coaches to Invite Players to Complete the Waiver/Join their Roster – PDF Download
- Login to your account: Login Button
- From your dashboard, click “invite players” under the team you are managing.
- 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.
- Edit the emails subject line or add a custom message to your parents.
- Click the ‘Invite’ button to send.
- 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.
- Click Here for these directions with screenshots.
Directions for Parents to Complete the Waiver without an invite from their Coach – PDF Download
- Before moving forward with this, you must know the DIVISION in which your child’s team is registered.
- Click the red ‘Registration’ button on the left menu (as though you are registering a team).
- Find the division of your child’s team and click the red ‘Register’ button.
- 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.
- Make an account for yourself, filling out the PARENT/GUARDIAN info.
- Click ‘Create my account and go to next step’ button.
- 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
- Click the red ‘Register’ button for your child and select ‘Team Player’
- Find and select your team in the drop down list
- Answer appropriate Registration Questions. You can come back and edit the Jersey number later if you do not know it.
- Accept/Agree to the Waiver.
- Add another child or click Continue.
- Finish & check out your team page.
- Click Here for these directions with screenshots.
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.
Pelican Park – Field Map PDF
63350 Pelican Drive
Mandeville, LA 70448
IMG Nationals Qualifier
The Big Easy Classic has been selected as a qualifier partner of IMG Nationals. Held in November of each year at the world-renowned IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, this event draws top teams from throughout the US.
The Top 3 teams from corresponding age divisions (U10, U11, U12, U13, U14, U15 + HS Varsity) will receive an automatic qualifying bid into IMG Nationals. Teams will be contacted from the tournament committee regarding registration process and information within 2 weeks following each qualifying event.
For more information on IMG Nationals visit the tournament website HERE.
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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!
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