2019 Pipe City Lacrosse Festival

High School Recruiting Event - Youth Tournament
Jul 13-14, 2019
We are raising the bar again! Pipe City 2019 will be a RECRUITING EVENT for all High School Divisions. At the Midwest’s largest single-site event, you can expect 600 games of lacrosse, over 6,000 athletes, 50+ college coaches, and 36 fields! Pipe City Lacrosse Festival is the must-attend event of the year!

location - Vernon Hills Athletic complex

Vernon Hills Athletic Complex

300 Nike Pwky., Vernon Hills, IL 60061


boys & Girls Divisions



8U // 2030 & 2029 Graduation Years  (8v8)

10U // 2028 & 2027 Graduation Years (8v8)

11U // 2026 Graduation Year

12U // 2025 Graduation Year

13U // 2024 Graduation Year

14U // 2023 Graduation Year



2022 - Recruiting

2021 - Recruiting

2020 - Recruiting

2019 - Recruiting: Open to Graduated Seniors



12U // 2025 & 2026 Graduation Years

14U //2023 & 2024 Graduation Years



High School Silver - Recruiting

High School Gold - Recruiting

When applicable, Lacrosse America will create levels (i.e. Gold, Silver, etc) within the age division and place teams appropriately based on coach recommendations, roster data, and past performances.  Please answer questions within your team registration to the best of your knowledge to ensure great competition and match-ups! You will have the opportunity to select your preferred level of competition during registration.

If you have team placement questions, we are happy to help!  Give us a call at (847) 412-5529 or send us an email at info@lacrosseamerica.com

Please Note: Level placement will be indicated to the director prior to the schedule being released.

High School Recruiting

How to Complete Your Athlete Recruiting Profile

  • 50+ College Coaches Expected - From D1, DII, DIII, NAIA Schools
  • Top Teams All In One Place - Top teams in the country are gathering in the Midwest
  • Elite Facility - Full Size Fields - All in ONE Location. Rain or Shine, we are here to play!
  • Game Film Available - HD film packages available of all high school games filmed by Next Level Video
  • College Coach Tournament App - Lacrosse America's proprietary recruiting platform that makes it easy to follow individual player schedules and stats
  • Championship Format - Competitive games with a Championship Format

Dates and Deadlines

Event Dates: July 13-14, 2019

Late Registration Fee Applied: May 1, 2019

Final Payment Due: April 1, 2019

Notification of Level Placement: July 3, 2019 (24 hours to confirm)

Team Logo Submission Deadline: July 9, 2019

Schedules Available: July 9, 2019 (5PM CST)

prePLAY Electronic Waiver/Roster Due: July 12, 2019, at 8:00PM

Giving Back: Charitable Causes


The Leahy Family Foundation was established in 1996 by Virginia K. Leahy.
The Foundation is committed to improving quality of life.
In pursuit of this mission, the Foundation provides funding to 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that provide the following services:
  • Development opportunities for people with special needs residing in Northern Illinois
  • Educational support for children residing in Northern Illinois
  • Research institutions aimed at finding a cure for cancer

All proceeds from the Pipe City Lacrosse Festival concessions will be donated to the Leahy Family Foundation in order to provide additional funding to these commendable organizations.

Click here for the Pipe City Concessions menu.


If you are interested in volunteering for the Leahy Foundation at this year's Pipe City event, please contact Paula MOtzny at pmotzny@americanhotel.com.

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