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Play among champions.

The Bulldog Bash is about a desire to work hard, play harder, and come out as the top dog in this middle school and high school tournament. NXT has come together with Division I coach, Andy Shay, of Yale University to create an unmatched presence of lacrosse in New England. The summer Bulldog Bash tournament has become one of the largest summer lacrosse tournaments in the area, hosting over 180 youth and high school teams annually.

This summer’s event will take place on July 11-12, 2020 on Yale University's campus at the well-known Reese Stadium. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.  This event happens twice a year in both the summer and fall so be sure to sign your teams up for both to play against the nation's highest competition.

SCHEDULE:

YOUTH TEAMS | July 11, 2019
HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS | July 12, 2019

REGISTRATION DETAILS

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Full Payment Due: 4/15/19

Failure to meet the payment deadline will constitute non-acceptance of the tournament registration and forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.

Gameplay Details

  • Youth will play on Saturday, July 11
  • High school will play on Sunday, July 12
  • 18 - minute running halves
  • Modified U.S. Lacrosse rules
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed at least 4 games
  • Certified referees
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2019 COLLEGE COACHES

84 College coaches lined the sidelines on Sunday, July 7th to see top talent from the high school teams at Yale University including DI, DII, and DIII coaches. 

Coaches included:

  • Princeton
  • Rutgers
  • Colgate
  • Dartmouth
  • Hofstra
  • Bucknell
  • Monmouth 
  • Tampa
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NLV Productions

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. 

Sign Us Up

Registration for Summer 2020 opens August 1, 2019. 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!

GAME CENTER
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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.

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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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Safety

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.

Travel Information
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Area Activities

New Haven has experienced—and continues to enjoy—a renaissance. Within an easy stroll from the New Haven Green are more than 100 distinctive restaurants, offering something for every palate. The city abounds with theaters, museums, and shopping destinations to satisfy all interests and tastes.

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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.

Reese Stadium Yale University

Yale University | Reese Stadium

70 Central Ave New Haven, CT 06515 / In addition to a Field Turf surface replete with Yale logos and surrounded by protective netting, Reese Stadium has four air-conditioned team rooms, a concessions area and a ticket office. The complex, which also includes the Kempner Family Plaza on the front side, has permanent stadium seating for 1,250, multiple sets of bleachers at field level, the 5K Corral Press Box and covered viewing/meeting areas at the top of the stadium. A video scoreboard on the Western side sits atop the line of pines that surround the facility.

CONTACT
Ryan Long 2019
Director of Boys Events
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