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Major Youth Lacrosse Showcase Coming to DE Turf

7 Dec, 2017


DE Turf Sports Complex is pleased to announce it will host the All-American National Lacrosse Classic in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Celebrating its 11th year, the 2018 National Lacrosse Classic and National Lacrosse Academy bring together the “best in class” youth and high school players to Delaware July 16-19 in an event offering elite lacrosse competition, exposure to the next level of the sport and an Olympic-style lacrosse experience for everyone.

The All-American National Lacrosse Classic features the most diverse group of premier players selected based on their skills demonstrated at regional qualifiers conducted throughout the United States and Canada. As a gateway to the NCAA, thousands of National Lacrosse Classic alumni have gone on to excel at the collegiate level.

“We are thrilled to host the National Lacrosse Classic at DE TURF”, said Chris Giacomucci, executive director at DE TURF. “This weeklong showcase event is very unique and will provide an incredible economic impact to central Delaware. Our facility provided the amenities and convenient location that the organizers were looking for. We look forward to hosting this event for the next three years.” 

New Hampshire based global event management company, Legacy Global Sports, owns and operates the event which was previously held in Richmond, Virginia.

About DE TURF Sports Complex: The award-winning, state-of-the-art DE Turf is the largest all-turf, multi-use sports complex in the Mid-Atlantic. Located in Frederica, Delaware the complex features 12 synthetic turf fields including 5 fields with lights, a championship stadium with bleacher seating, on-site concessions, restrooms and public Wi-Fi. The mission of DE Turf is to serve as an economic engine for central Delaware, providing a first-class sports destination venue that attracts sports tourism to the area, as well as services the local community needs for youth to play, learn, compete and grow. For more information on the facility, visit www.DETurf.com, like DE Turf on Facebook and follow @DE_Turf on Twitter (#DETurf).

About LEGACY Global Sports: LEGACY Global Sports is a worldwide leader in sports logistics. With a full range of sporting event logistics and sports management services, we are experts in executing the details of events around the world.  These life-enriching events are geared to enhance athletic development, boost one's potential, and maximize collegiate and professional exposure. Relationships include the AAU, Global Premier Soccer, Bayern Munich, Sports4Life Foundation, Howe Foundation, Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Our world-class marquee events and brand partnerships enhance our brand equity give us the leverage to dominate elite youth sports across all pillars of the LEGACY brand – from events and academies to housing & travel, apparel, education and representation.

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