BattleLax is a Northern Virginia based premier select travel lacrosse program that provides offseason lacrosse opportunities for elite-level lacrosse players from U9 through High School.

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BattleLax HS (Elite/Varsity/JV) Team

Tryouts

Location:  Highland School

597 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Dates:  Sundays, Sept 10th and Sept 17th Times:  10:30 am to 1:00 pm

 

Practices

Location:  Highland School

597 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Dates:  Sundays, Sept 24th to October 22nd

Times:  Elite and Varsity teams - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

JV Team – 1pm to 3pm

 

Coaches:

Head Coach for these teams will be Rich Klares

Elite Team Coaches:  Dan Puhlick and Scott Begley

Varsity & JV Team Coaches:  Zack Hart, Shawn Dappen and Mike Skaff

Other Coaches as available: Eric Ritter, Dustin Stewart and Jeremy Kartel

 Recruiting Coordinator: Coach Klares - gobiglax@gmail.com - (703) 405-1466

 

Teams:

 

High School (2018 to 2021):

·        We are planning for three teams at the HS age group:

o   Elite – This team will be playing in the top division or 2018 division at fall tournaments.  Generally this team will be 2018/2019 players, but younger players maybe pulled up if needed and if they are ready to compete at this level.

o   Varsity – This team will be playing at the Varsity level or 2019 level in tournaments.  Generally this team will be 2019/2020 players, but younger players maybe pulled up if needed and if they are ready to compete at this level.

o   JV – This team will be playing at the JV division or 2020/2021 division.  Generally this team will be 2020/2021 players.   No 2018 players on this team.

 

·        Our three high school teams will play in all the same tournaments.. 

 

·        The following are the high school tournaments for the fall:

o   Sunday, October 29th – Lax Federation Fall Invitational – Maplezone Sports Village – Ashton PA - http://laxfederation.leagueapps.com/tournaments/358842-fall-invitational - one day tournament just south of Philadelphia.  Should be a good warm-up and some good college recruiting exposure.

o   Sunday, November 5th – Fall LAX Invitational – Annapolis, MDhttp://laxinvitational.com/  -  This is a two day tournament but we are only doing Sunday.  Historically Sunday is a better day for recruiting at this tournament and we are working as best we can to avoid conflicts with players playing VEL on Saturdays with their high schools.

o   Saturday and Sunday, November 11th and 12th – FLG in 3D Fall Shootout - Delaware Turf Sports Complex, 4000 Bay Rd, Frederica, DE - https://3dlacrosse.com/tournaments/national-tournaments/flg-3d-fall-shootout -  We are doing both days at this tournament and this is our prime event.

 

·        Tournament plans are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. 

·        Practices will generally be on Sundays.

·        Cost for players selected to the BattleLax HS  teams will be a $695 Roster Fee per player in addition to the non-refundable Registration Fee. 

·        Uniforms remain the same as last Summer.  The uniforms are not included in the roster fee.  They are available for purchase for those that need them for $100. Prices for uniforms are as follows:

o   Pinnie:                      $35

o   Shooter Shirt:           $35

o   Shorts:                      $30

o   Total:                        $100

·        Roster fees include all practices and tournament fees, the roster fee also includes:

o   Access to Lacrosse Recruits account ($199 annual fee if purchased on your own)

o   Access to services of Guidance Lacrosse ($950 two year fee if purchase separately)

·        Roster fees do not include travel expenses.  Players are expected to get to provide their own transportation and if necessary lodging for tournaments.

 

Contacts: 

For questions please send an email to:     or call Jim Eckert at 571-238-7466