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Heating Up Your Summer

The Meltdown is back for 2018!

Over 140 teams participated in 2017 from across 8 states and Canada. From top high school competition to the festival feel for the youth, join the annual tradition that is the Meltdown Lacrosse Tournament.

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 countries most historic areas.

Registration Details

Deposit Due: Upon Registration

Full Payment Due: 5/15/18

Early Bird Registration: 12/15/17 - 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.

Gameplay Details

22 minute running halves

Modified U.S. Lacrosse 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

We are now accepting registrations for the 2018 summer. 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

Click here to view the whole schedule for this weekend. 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.

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US LACROSSE QUALIFIER

This event is a US Lacrosse Nationals Sanctioned Qualifier Event. The US Lacrosse Nationals will cap off the 2017-18 event season with a 16-team tournament in each division of play (14U, 13U, 12U). This year’s Nationals will be held at the DE Turf Complex in Frederica, DE from August 2-5, 2018. Teams competing in the top competitive divisions will accrue points towards qualifying for a berth in the US Lacrosse Nationals. It is necessary for all athletes to be US Lacrosse members to compete in this event.

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. 

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.

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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

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.

CONTACT
Ryan Long
Director of Boys Events
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