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The 2023 Continental Cup is sold out!

The Continental Cup is an elite three-day recruiting event featuring some of the top clubs in North America. The name, Continental Cup, reflects not only the inclusion of the United States' top clubs but also one of Canada's best. It is truly a battle to see who's the best on the continent. 

All games will be played at ONE VENUE, the Proving Grounds, which is a new state-of-the-art all-turf facility enabling us to guarantee games rain or shine. Conveniently located just outside Philadelphia.

Not only will the top Division I, II, and III schools be lining the sidelines, but games will be filmed and uploaded onto the IWLCARecruits platform, where it is free for college coaches and IWRecruits members to access. Maximizing your team's exposure to college coaches around the nation is our top priority. 

Registration Details

The 2023 Summer Continental Cup sold out!

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Payment Due in Full Deadline: April 15, 2023
  • Early Bird Registration: 12/17/22 - 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 forfeiture of the tournament spot and deposit fee.


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  • Showcase style format
  • 22-minute running halves | Running Central Clock 
  • 4-game guarantee
  • Certified referees
  • Free film for college coaches and IWLCA Recruits members

See Tournament Rules for more detailed and age-appropriate rules.


Atlanta Storm • BBL Black • Black Lax • Maxim • Charlotte Style • CLC • Denver Pride • Eagle Stix • GRIT Austin • GRIT Dallas • GRIT Houston • Lacrosse Monkey • Lax on Elite • Mad Dog NJ • No Excuse • Nor'easter • NXT LC • Ohio Premier • Oregon Pride • PA Express • Philadelphia Freedom • Rapids Elite Team • ROOTS Elite • STARS Light Blue • Team 11 • Team 91 NJ • TRIUMPH National Premier • True PA Valley  True PITT State • Velocity Elite • Xtreme


College Coaches

The 2022 Summer Continental Cup brought 119 college coaches to the sidelines of The Proving Grounds including 49 division I coaches. 

• Ohio State
• Princeton University 
• University of Florida
• Duke University
• University of Delaware 
• University of Oregon 
• Temple University
• Lehigh University
• Richmond University 
• University of Massachusetts 
• Boston University
• Fairfield University
• University of Vermont
• William & Mary 
• Marquette University

And more!

Are you a college coach?

Game Film

Film from the Continental Cup is included as part of a Premium IWLCARecruits subscription. If you or your club/HS are already a part of IWLCARecruits, film will be posted to your student-athlete profile no more than 2 weeks following the event. Click here to learn more or get film access!

Need to Know

Continental Cup 2023 registration opens on July 18, 2022. 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

You will be able to 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.


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.

Travel Information

Area Activities

NXT is proud to partner with the Valley Forge CVB for this event. There is so much to see and do on the event weekend. Located 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.

The Proving Grounds

725 Conshohocken Rd, Conshohocken, PA 19428 / The Proving Grounds is a facility that continues to grow and expand. It is currently home to 8 turf fields as well as the Villanova Wildcats Field Hockey program.

College Coaches Center

Are you interested in recruiting at the Continental Cup? Whether it be providing a detailed digital coach's book, a designated college coach's area, or a top-notch food spread, NXT always strives to provide the best recruiting experience in the game.

Executive VP of Girls Lacrosse
Kate Henwood