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US Box Lacrosse Association sanctioned tournaments provide players with the highest level of competition in the country, all while ensuring our strict safety standards are met in each and every game played. All USBOXLA sanctioned events feature fully certified USBOXLA officials. These officials have successfully completed the USBOXLA Referee Certification Program, ensuring the association’s Rules & Situational Book – the country’s leading and most trusted game governing guidelines – are adhered to at every tournament. USBOXLA members host by far the biggest and best box lacrosse tournaments in the country, including:

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Dates: November 26-27, 2016
Host: Fusion Lacrosse
City: Philadelphia PA
Location: Bucksmont Indoor Sports Center
Divisions: Grades 3/4, 5/6 A, 5/6 B, 7/8 A, 7/8 B, JV A, JV B and Varsity Open
Web: Click here for more information

In addition to a guaranteed three games and champions in each division crowned, teams will also take part in a 1 hour and 15 minute clinic prior to game play. This year USBOXLA instructors Adam Mueller, Jordan Hall, Kevin Crowley, Steven Holmes and Luke Wiles will lead the clinics, which are made available to all players and teams.


Dates: December 3-4, 2016
Host: Pipeline Lacrosse
City: Louisville KY
Location: King Louie’s Sports Complex
Divisions: Grades 5/6, 7/8 and High School
Web: Click here for more information

Building off of last year’s successful Louisville tournament, 2016 will have significantly more teams than a year ago, offering elite, real box lacrosse competition. Including local teams, the 2015 event featured clubs as far away as Ohio and Georgia. Read about the 2015 edition.


Dates: December 17-18 2016
Host: Bucktown Lacrosse
City: Apex NC
Location: XL Sports World
Divisions: Grades 5/6, 7/8 and High School A and High School B
Web: Click here for more information

This inaugural event will host USBOXLA teams from all over the country. XL Sports World hosts two sport court rinks with double door benches. This tournament is a championship style event. All teams will play in four games, with a playoff round scheduled for Sunday for those that qualify.

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Dates: December 27-29, 2016
Host: Fusion Lacrosse
City: Philadelphia PA
Location: Bucksmont Indoor Sports Center
Divisions: Grades 5/6, 3/4,  7/8 A, 7/8 B,  Junior Varsity (2020/2019 only) and Varsity Open
Web: Click here for more information

The top three teams in each division earn invitations to the USBOXLA Nationals in California next year. Teams will challenge Midwest, West, and Southern championship caliber teams at Nationals which will also include games against Canadian champions. Read about the 2015 edition.

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Dates: January 14-15 (high school), January 21-22 (adults) and January 28-29 (youth) 2017
Host: Hoosier Lacrosse Academy
City: Indianapolis IN
Location: Ellenberger Ice Rink
Divisions: Grades 5-6, 7-8, High School, and Adults (18+ only)
Web: Click here for more information

Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three 40-minute games and each division will be limited to six teams. This USBOXLA-sanctioned event will be held in Historic Irvington at the Ellenberger Ice Rink that Hoosier simply calls “The Barn”. The Barn is an old ice rink that was used by the Indianapolis Checkers, who have since relocated to Colorado. While in Indy the Checkers were part of the New York Islanders during their Stanley Cup dynasty. It is old, dark and full of history, an ideal location for this Indianapolis-based box event. Read more about Hoosier’s move into this iconic venue.

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Dates: January 14-15, 2017
Host: Fusion Lacrosse
City: Philadelphia PA
Location: Bucksmont Indoor Sports Center
Divisions: Grades 3/4 Open, 5/6 A, 5/6 B, 7/8 A and 7/8 B
Web: Click here for more information

The Winter Classic is a two-day tournament that features some of the top teams in the region. The 2017 edition is already shaping up to be the most competitive yet.

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Dates: January 14-16, 2017
Host: Fusion Lacrosse
City: Rahway NJ
Location: The Center Circle
Divisions: Grades Junior Varsity and Varsity
Web: Click here for more information

Running during the same weekend as the Winter Classic, Best in Box is for older age groups, featuring top Junior Varsity and Varsity teams in the area. Games will be played at the Team USA pre-WILC training facility – The Center Circle in New Jersey.


Dates: January 28 & February 4-5, 2017
Host: Building Blocks Lacrosse
City: Edison & Metuchen NJ
Location: Inman Sports Club & Metuchen SportsPlex
Divisions: Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget and Intermediate
Web: @BBL-Truss

Teams from Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey will take part in the first Garden State Box Battle hosted by Building Blocks Lacrosse.


Dates: February 18-19, 2017reso-mwc-logo-full-custom
Host: Resolute Lacrosse
City: Columbus OH
Location: Resolute Athletic Complex
Divisions: Grades 5/6, 7/8, high school A and high school B
Web: Click here for more information

It is one of the longest running, well attended USBOXLA sanctioned tournaments anywhere in the country, providing top-shelf competition in the region. Read about the 2016 edition.


Dates: February 18-19, 2017
Host: True Lacrosse/US Lax Events
City: Milwaukee WI
Location: Midwest Orthopedic Sports Complex
Divisions: Pee wee, bantam, midget and high school school elite
Web: Click here for more information

Milwaukee’s first-ever legitimate box lacrosse tournament,  the Good Land Box Invitational is a two-day event that will feature top programs from all over the Midwest and Canada.


Dates: May 28-29, 2017
Host: Cali*Lax ALL-STARS
City: San Jose CA
Location: Silver Creek Sportsplex
Divisions: 10U, 12U, 14U, JV, Varsity
Web: Click here for more information

The B.A.S.S. is the longest running USBOXLA sanctioned tournament in the US, featuring top teams in the Bay Area and beyond. The 2016 edition, which featured over 500 players, was the biggest B.A.S.S. yet, 2017 promising to be even better. The event caters to an array of skill levels and has become an ideal tournament to attend before teams start their spring and summer field seasons. Read about the 2016 edition.

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Dates: July 21-23, 2017
Host: LXTC/Denver Elite
City: Arvada & Lakewood CO
Location: Apex Fieldhouse & Foothills Fieldhouse
Divisions: Novice, pee wee, bantam and midget
Web: Click here for more information

Considered one of the top box lacrosse tournaments in the country, Denver’s Battle in the Box attracts teams from Arizona, Colorado, California, Texas, Minnesota, Idaho, Washington and British Columbia. The tournament began in 2013, under the leadership of Matt Brown, co-founder of USBOXLA, and founder of the Denver Elite box lacrosse program.

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Dates: August 4-6, 2017
City: San Jose CA
Location: Silver Creek Sportsplex
Divisions: Novice, pee wee, bantam,  midget and high school
Web: Click here for more information

It’s the most competitive box lacrosse tournament in the country, hosting teams from all over the US and even Canada. The jam-packed weekend also includes a clinic, Rude Brand Kill’r Shootout, tournament all-star game, plus more! Read about the record-setting 2016 edition and stay tuned for 2017 dates and location.


Dates: August 12-13, 2017
Host: Rochester Jr. Knighthawks
City: Rochester NY
Location: Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex
Divisions: Pee wee (grade 5/6), bantam (grade 7/8) and midget (grade 9/10)
Web: Click here for more information

The National Lacrosse League’s Rochester Knighthawks will be hosting their first USBOXLA-sanctioned event this year. The Rochester Knighthawks Academy and Jr. Knighthawks are led by current pros Brad GilliesDan Lomas, Joel Matthews and Luke Laszkiewicz. Each team will play four games. Read more about this tournament and the Knighthawks’ partnership with USBOXLA.


Dates: September 9-10, 2017
Host: Hoosier Lacrosse Academy
City: Bloomington IN
Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Center
Divisions: High School A & B
Web: Click here for more info

After hosting an immensely successful Battle @ the Barn tournament in January, the Hoosier Lacrosse Academy has added a second USBOXLA-sanctioned event on the 2017 calendar… the B-Town Showdown. The two-day tournament will be for High School A & B players, four games guaranteed playing USBOXLA-approved box lacrosse in Bloomington, Indiana. Hit the logo or link above for more info.