Victory 1st Award

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Important Information

Victory Events is accepting applications for the Victory 1st Award, awarded to a future first-generation college student to assist in their college application and recruiting process. Winners are chosen on their ability to display leadership and community service.

Last year’s honoree was Alexander Ellison, a 2023 defenseman from Duncanville High School (TX), who played for the grassroots Bridge program, a non-profit organization in the Dallas area that provides lacrosse programs to under-resourced and urban youth.

The Victory 1st Award winner earns a free spot in a 2023 Summer Victory Events showcase ($250-325 value) of the winner’s choice. A 2023 Fall Showcase event could be substituted.

The Victory 1st Award also provides these free tools (totaling over $2000) for honorees:

  • Next Level Video highlight package
  • SportsRecruits membership
  • Promotion on TopLaxRecruits (feature article, social media shoutouts)

Victory Event Series is proud to team up with our incredible partners to award more than $1,500 worth of recruiting tools to a deserving student. Selection criteria includes, but is not limited to, whether an applicant will be a first generation college student, financial need, leadership positions or projects undertaken, and other challenges overcome. *Per NCAA rules, athletic ability and awards will not be used in selecting the Victory 1st Award winner.

Application Process

  1. Review Victory’s elite showcase schedule (BOYS | GIRLS)
  2. Submit your Victory 1st Award Application.
  3. Watch your email for correspondence from the Victory Event Series staff.


Showcase Schedule


  • TXD Elite 150 Showcase (Friday, June 3 in Plano, TX)
  • Southeast Elite 150 Showcase (Friday, June 17 in Nashville, TN)
  • Beast of the East Showcase (Friday, June 17 in Aston, PA)
  • Gold Standard Elite Showcase (Friday, June 24 in North East, MD)
  • ATL Elite 150 Showcase (Friday, July 8 in Atlanta, GA)
  • Liberty National Elite Showcase (Friday, July 15 in Edgewood, MD)


  • Lonestar Elite Showcase (Friday, June 3 in Plano, TX)
  • Philly Summer Kickoff Elite Showcase (Thursday, June 23 in Aston, PA)





SportsRecruits is an online recruiting platform for student-athletes looking to play lacrosse at the collegiate level.  Athletes use SportsRecruits to host & manage all of their athletic & academic information, share video, connect with college coaches, & get exposure. The scholarship recipient will receive a free Premium Membership, valued at $399, which includes access to:

  • The Student-Athlete ProfileVideo Library, and School Search tools

  • Built-in highlight reel editor tool

  • Unlimited video storage

  • Messaging System – You can easily message any college coach across the county, and these coaches are available to respond with a click of a button.

  • Tracking System – You can see and track which colleges are viewing your profile, video, and/or transcript, all in real-time.

Next Level Video

Next Level will provide the Victory 1st Award winner with NLV’s Standard Highlight Reel package, a $250 value which includes:
  • Edited highlight reel by NLV staff
  • Made from any source film / video footage the athlete wishes to submit
  • Up to 15 plays in the reel
  • Spot shadow isolation effect on each play
  • Title card with info and bio screen

TopLaxRecruits will promote the Victory 1st Award Winner by publishing an Uncommitted Spotlight article online and social media, reaching more than 62,000 followers and readers. This online player promotion is a $200 value.