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Welcome to the Southern Invitational!

The Southern Invitational features elite talent from the Southeast. The event will coincide with Summer Jam, the largest southeast youth event from NXT. Competing teams will play in the high school only section of the venue, minimizing confusion, and maximizing exposure for the college coaches in attendance. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

If you are looking to bring youth teams to this event, then check out Summer Jam!

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Family-Friendly Scheduling:  We schedule your games in a morning or afternoon block. Half of the day on the field, the other experiencing Atlanta & the surrounding areas.

Registration Details

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Full Payment Due: 4/15/22
  • Early Bird Registration: 12/15/21 - Receive $100 off per team if you pay in full by December 15th.
  • 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

  • 22-minute running halves or four 10-minute quarters 
  • Modified U.S. Lacrosse rules
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed at least 4 games - most teams will play 5 games
  • Certified referees
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Summer 2022 registration opens on 9/13/21. Teams can follow the steps to registration by clicking below, or by reaching out to our tournament director. From here, parents can also complete their waiver!


Schedule, Scores & Rules

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.

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.


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

Area Activities

Atlanta, GA is just a short drive away from LakePoint Sporting Community, and serves as the largest metropolitan area in the state. Visit the states capital to experience an eclectic mashup of residential, art, shopping, and theatre with the perfect southern flavor.

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.

Summer Jam

Need a spot for your youth teams? Our Summer Jam tournament is one of the largest youth southeast events, and is the same weekend! Click the button below to learn more about the event.


NXT is proud to partner with the Premier Lacrosse League to bring the biggest weekend of lacrosse to the South in 2021. As tournament participants, the PLL invites you to join them June 11 - June 13 at Kennesaw State University for Week 2 of the PLL season. 


NXT has partnered with US Lacrosse to bring USA National Team Development Program tryouts to the Southern Invitational. Tryouts for the Southeast Region will take place Friday, June 11at Riverside Athletic Complex. 

Southern Invitational Photos

Photos from the 2021 Southern Invitational are available on Facebook!

VP of Event Sales & Recruiting
Brett Manney