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The Philly Summer Invitational is an invitation-only elite team tournament. The Summer Invitational attracts lacrosse's most elite competition and most complete collection of college recruiters. 

There are four divisions (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) playing in championship format with a guarantee of four games.

Since its inception, over 100 college coaches have attended each year. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

2019 Champions

2020: Predators
2021: Big 4 HHH
2022: Carolina 24/7 Red
2023: Brotherly Love Academy 

Registration Details

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Full Payment Due: 4/15/20
  • Early Bird Registration: 12/13/19 - Receive $100 off per team if you pay in full by December 13th.

Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and a forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

Gameplay Details

  • 12-minute running quarters
  • NCAA rules
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed at least 4 games - most teams will play 5 games
  • Certified referees
  • Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!
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In 2018, this invite-only event attracted 114 college coaches from 86 different schools26 Division I, 16 Division II, and 48 Division III schools populated the sidelines to watch 2019, 2020, and 2021 recruiting classes. Included in the line-up were 6 D1 NCAA tournament teams from last years including perennial powers Syracuse and Johns Hopkins University. Also included was 2017 National Semi-Finalist, Towson University. 12-time Division III Champion Salisbury University was also in attendance highlighting the almost 50 Division III schools in attendance.

127 teams comprised of over 1,500 players attended with some traveling as far west as Washington and as south as Louisiana. 

Need to Know

To register, please reach out to our tournament director. From here, parents can also complete their waiver!

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Schedule & Scores

The schedule will be announced closer to the event. Once announced, plan your trip, and make sure you don't miss the match-up you've been waiting for.

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Download The App

Download the Tourney Machine App to easily follow your team throughout the tournament. Get schedule updates, scores and standings right from your phone.

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From real-time weather updates to offerings fully staffed by Athletic Trainers, NXT takes youth sports safety very seriously. Click below to find out more.


Next Level Video is our exclusive video provider for this event. Games will be professionally filmed in HD from an elevated angle and several game film and highlight reel packages are available. Order before the event to lock in discounted early-bird rates.

Travel Information
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Area Activities

NXT is proud to partner with the Chester County CVB to host this event! There is so much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.

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Stay to Play Policy

NXT & HBC Event Services strive to provide a streamlined hotel experience for all participants. As part of this effort, we require that all non-commuting teams participating in our tournaments (as a condition of acceptance) make hotel accommodations using our tournament housing services. Please do not call the hotels directly. Please book through the hotel reservation link provided below. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.


Road Rebel

In an effort to continuously make the NXT experience as efficient and enjoyable for its participants as possible, we have contracted a special group rate with our airline partners for groups of 10 or more all traveling on the same flights. Please use the link below to get started!

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United Sports

1426 Marshallton Thorndale Rd, West Bradford Township, PA 19335 / United Sports is a 127,000 square-foot indoor, 60-acre outdoor sports complex located directly off the Route 30 Bypass in the heart of Chester County, PA. Featuring 4 turf, and 8 professionally manicured grass fields, this venue leaves little to be desired. Checkout their full service restaurant, or venture inside the main building for permanent restrooms and a place to cool down.

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West Chester East High School

450 Ellis Ln, West Chester, PA 19380 / West Chester East is a premier high school facility, located just 5 minutes from downtown West Chester, PA and is close to many shops and restaurants. WCE boasts 9 fields, including a newly renovated stadium.

Brett Manney
VP of Event Sales & Recruiting
Brett Manney