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Heating Up Your Summer

187 teams competed in 2022!

From top high school competition to the festival feel for the youth, join the annual tradition that is the Meltdown Lacrosse Tournament. This event sold out in 2022!

We think about the details so you don't have to.

Family-friendly block scheduling: spend half of the day on the field, and the other half experiencing Philadelphia and the surrounding areas in one of the country's most historic areas.

Location Details

Kirkwood Soccer Complex - 2024-2026
United Sports - 2027 - 2029 
West Chester University - 20230 - 2032

REGISTRATION DETAILS

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Full Payment Due: 4/15/23

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

Gameplay Details

  • Two 22-minute running halves or four 10-minute quarters
  • 3Step universal rules
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed at least 4 games - most teams will play 5 games
  • Certified referees
  • Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!
Sign Us Up

Summer 2023 registration opens in October. 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!

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.

GAME CENTER

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

West Chester University

Farrell Stadium - 855 S New St, West Chester, PA 19383 // West Chester University is home to multiple turf and grass fields including Farrell Stadium - home to the West Chester University Football.

Kirkwood Soccer Complex

1220 River Rd, New Castle, DE 19720 / The Kirkwood Soccer Complex consists of 14 outdoor fields and an indoor field. With indoor restrooms and a full sitdown concession area, the Complex's design creates an exciting lacrosse festival atmosphere!

Meltdown Photos

Photos from the Meltdown are available on Facebook!

CONTACT
Sales Associate, Boys Events
Eric Kluge
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