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Welcome to The MidAmerica Invitational!

Formerly the Grail, The MidAmerica Invitational features elite talent from across the Midwest. This high school recruiting event coincides with the Grail, the largest Midwest NXT Tournament. Competing teams will play in a high school only section of the venue, maximizing exposure for the attending college and university coaches. This event is open to any and all participants in the corresponding graduation years.

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

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

REGISTRATION DETAILS

 

Important Dates:

  • Deposit due at time of registration
  • Payment Due in Full Deadline: TBD
  • Early Bird Registration: TBD
  • Rosters/Waivers Due for Teams: TBD

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 | 2-minute half
  • Modified NCAA Rules
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed 4 games - most teams will play 5 games
  • Certified referees 
  • Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!

College Coaches

In 2018, 34 college coaches from DI, DII, and DIII programs populated the sidelines to watch 2020, 2021, and 2022 recruiting classes.

With maximum exposure to the scouts, players had the opportunity to compete against some of the country's most competitive club teams.

The Grail

Need a spot for your young guns? Our Grail Event is one of the top youth events of the summer, and is the same day, at the same location! Click the button below to learn more about the event.

Sign Us Up

Registration for Summer 2021 opens soon! When registration opens, 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

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.

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

Area Activities

If you're looking for a fun, affordable getaway adventure, you're in the right place! Whether you prefer shopping for the latest fashions, dining in the best restaurants or taking your vacation one perfectly unplanned day at a time, you'll find plenty of things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Stay to Play Policy

NXT strives 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. We appreciate your support as these partnered hotels assist in sponsoring our event.

Grand Park

19000, Grand Park Blvd Westfield, IN 46074 / Spanning over 400 acres, in Westfield, IN, this sports complex is the largest of its kind - all for the love of the game. Grand Park features over 30 multi purpose fields, permanent bathrooms and concession buildings and plenty of FREE parking!

Event Director
Executive VP of Girls Lacrosse
Kate Henwood
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Director, Girls Lacrosse Events
Claire Griffin
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