July 15-16, 2023
- Kirkwood Sports Club (New Castle, DE)
- Call For Pricing
- 2024 AA/A, 2025 AA/A. 2026 AA/A
- Limited spots available. Call/email TODAY!
- *Teams will be assigned to AA and A based on results from last year’s event, merit, other tournament results and their desire to move up/down.
- *Youth grad years are encouraged to check out our Liberty Rising, the same weekend at West Chester University in West Chester, PA. It’s a great alternative for 2027 teams and younger!
- *Deposits Due with Registration: $750/team
- *No additional fees for credit card purchases.
- Balances Due: March 1, 2023
- Player Waivers Complete: May 21, 2023 (See directions below to upload your roster for waivers & college coaches, as well as provide your players with free SportsRecruits profiles!)
- Teams purchasing flights: The latest games on Sunday will likely end at 5:15 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.
- Submit schedule requests by May 15 to
TEAMS ATTENDED SINCE 2020
- West Coast Starz, VLC, VB Roughriders, VA Roughriders, Upstate Salt Kings, Upper Level, UNRL National, True Pittsburgh, True OH, True NJ, True MI, True Maryland, True Carolina Premier, Tri State, Top Caliber, ThunderCanes, Team11, Team Turnpike, Team Minnesota, Team Maryland, Team Lacrosse, Team Carolina, Team 44, Southshore, Sidewinders, Shore Kaos, Shockwave, Shamrocks, Rock PA, Rock Baltimore, Richmond Roughriders, RESOLUTE, Red Devil, ProStart, Phantoms, Patriot Stars, PA Roughriders, O2 , NXT, NJLC, Kooper’s Lacrosse Club, Jersey Thunder, Jersey Express, HoCo, HLC, HGR, HEADstrong Quakers, HEADstrong Lehigh Valley, Harvest, Ground Control, Great Lakes, GoBIG Gorillas, Fusion, FTK Louisiana, FCA Upstate, Duke’s Young Guns, Duke’s VA, Duke’s Mainline, Duke’s Elite, Delco LC, DC Express, CW ELITE, Creator’s Game, Chosen Lacrosse Club, Cavalier, Carolina National, Burning River, Bucks Select, Brotherly Love, Brotherhood, Blak Widow, Black Bear, Big 4 HHH, BBL North, Bandits, Appalachian Thunder, Annapolis Hawks , Alpha, 10.29
We pride ourselves on hosting elite events at elite venues and delivering the total lacrosse experience. In 2017, the Victory Event Series delivered the inaugural Liberty National Elite Classic, a new national elite summer event to the top club teams in the country.
In 2020, the Liberty National Elite Classic featured 93 elite teams over two days, showcasing talent in front of 100+ college coaches onsite and online via Event Beacon. One of the highlights of the tournament is the format, which ensures teams in each division advancing to bracket play on Sunday. In 2020, top clubs such as West Coast Starz, Team Minnesota, Big 4 HHH, and Duke’s Elite highlighted a star-studded list of teams that will only continue to ascend in 2023!
Our partnership is the perfect pairing of event experience and club leadership, which makes us poised to deliver the TOP tournament and recruiting experience of the summer. Coupled with the unbelievable DE TURF Complex, which features 12 brand new artificial turf fields, this is the can’t miss event of 2023.
This tournament will feature three grad years (2024 – 2026) with both AA and A divisions. Victory will host 120 college coaches at Liberty National Elite Classic, ensuring the best recruiting opportunity for your athletes. This event is filling quickly and we look forward to hosting your team next summer!
- Pool Play followed by bracket play. All teams are guaranteed at least four (4) games.
- 44 minute game, 22-minute running halves and 2 minute halftime
Rules of Play / Guidelines / Refund Policy
- Rules of Play & Tournament Guidelines PDF
- IMPORTANT: Additional COVID-19 Policies
- Refund & Cancellation Policy
On the Friday before the Liberty National Elite Classic, top players from around the country will head to Kirkwood Sports Club to compete in front of 100+ college coaches in one of the most elite recruiting showcases in the nation! Each player will be coached by NCAA coaches in skills sessions and three showcase games. All players will battle to prove they belong on the Liberty All-Star Showcase Team. Do not miss this opportunity to amplify your recruiting exposure before the weekend’s tournament games.
2022 All-Tournament team, voted on by the college coaches in attendance:
|Tournament MVP: Conner Vaughn||D-MID / SPECIALIST|
|ATTACK||Kaleb Hart||2024||Annapolis Hawks|
|Conner Vaughn||2023||FCA Upstate||Richard Karstien||2023||Blak Widow|
|Tanner Boone||2024||Annapolis Hawks||LSM|
|Owen Hammel||2023||Shockwave||Marco Pascarella||2023||Dukes Elite|
|Jake Eaton||2023||Great Lakes||Carson Hoewe||2024||True MI|
|Will Rubley||2024||Top Caliber||DEFENSE|
|Austin Hahn||2023||Dukes Young Guns||Samuel Deardorff||2023||Team Lacrosse|
|MIDFIELD||Aidan Naughton||2023||Dukes Elite|
|Jack Callaghan||2023||Pro Start||Tyler Hodowanec||2023||Dukes Young Guns|
|Wynn Stang||2023||Alpha||Parker Smith||2024||Annapolis Hawks|
|Jason Hilton||2023||Team Lacrosse||John Clinton||2023||FCA Upstate|
|Jason Anton||2023||Pro Start||Wes Prentiss||2023||Blak Widow|
|Cameron Mesh||2023||FCA Upstate||GOALIE|
|Terry Farrell||2023||Dukes Young Guns||Zach Paterno||2023||Dukes Young Guns|
|FOGO||Ben Long||2023||Carolina National|
|Mikey Valent||2023||FCA Upstate||Luc Kadlic||2023||True OH|
|Will O’Brien||2024||Alpha||James Boyer||2023||Creators Game|
The 2023 Liberty National Elite Classic Schedule will be posted to Tourneymachine one week prior to the event!
Kirkwood Sports Club (MAP)
1220 River Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
2022 College Coaches Attended:
Mount St. Marys
Franklin & Marshall
Western New England
2021 College Coaches
|Gwynedd Mercy||North Greenville||Muhlenberg||Hiram|
|Wesley||Mt. St. Marys||Dickinson||Montclair St|
|Seton Hill||Canisius||Stockton||Keene State|
|Delaware Valley||Jacksonville||Lake Erie||Centre|
|Immaculata||Hampton||Washington and Jefferson||Rollins|
HOUSING CONTACTS: Please make sure that your parents know that they should NOT call the hotels directly or book with a direct hotel website. These reservations as well as third party bookings (Expedia.com, Hotels.com, etc.,) will not be compliant with the Stay and Play policy and these rooms will NOT count toward your team’s compliancy. All questions, adjustments, requests or cancellations regarding your reservations must go through Team Travel Source as well.
Team Travel Source guarantees the lowest group rates available (exclusions include but are not limited to unconfirmed room types, non-cancellable rates, employee rates, government rates, advanced purchase rates, AAA and AARP rates). Team Travel Source will work with any club or team that may have a special situation.
Exemptions include the following:
· Using points for a free room
· Club is within 100 miles of the venue
· Military or Government Discount
· Staying with a family member within 100 miles of venue
Please use the following link to apply for an exemption: Exemption Form
Please use the following link to guarantee 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