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The Trident
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Take the Trident! 

Powerful and dangerous aren't just words to describe a trident - they describe the competition on the field during this elite weekend event at The Proving Grounds. Competing for a chance to take home the trident trophy, teams have the chance to also earn major points toward the US Lacrosse Nationals!

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 the Conshohocken and the surrounding areas!

2019 Champions

  • 2024: Team 91 Orange
  • 2025: T3 Shore Black
  • 2026: NXT
  • 7v7: PA Express 2027

Registration Details

  • Deposit Due: Upon Registration
  • Payment Due in Full Deadline: April 15, 2020
  • Early Bird Registration: 12/13/19 - Receive $100 off per team if you pay in full by December 13th.

Please note that the final payment deadline is 4/15/2020. 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

YOUTH
2025 | 2026 | 2027 

  • 22-minute halves | Running Central Clock | 2-minute half
  • Championship format
  • Guaranteed 4 games
  • Certified referees

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

7v7 Gameplay

YOUTH
2028 | 2029

  • Two 14-minute halves with a two-minute half time (running clock)
  •  Clock will be kept by Field Coordinator - separate from central horn
  •  After each goal the ball will be cleared by the goalie for continuous play.
  •  Roster size of up to 12 players four-game guarantee
  •  One pass required before attempting to attack the cage
  •  If attacker intercepts or causes turnover from opposing goalie after save, the player must have one pass before attacking the cage again
  •  Self-starts are permitted. Self-starts are permitted during the final two minutes due to the continuous central clock
Sign Us Up

Registration for Summer 2020 is now open. 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!

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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. NXT is also partnered with the Montgomery County CVB to host 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 5 turf fields as well as the Villanova Wildcats Field Hockey program.

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