14th Annual West Coast Showdown


 

 

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The 14th Annual Boys West Coast Showdown has a new name & a new location! This year’s tournament will be held on the epic “Infinity Field” at the beautiful University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). This venue overlooks Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean and is THE most amazing place to run a tournament on the planet.

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE ACTION! 

REGISTRATION & PLAYER WAIVERS

There are 3 different registration options for this tournament:

  1. TEAM REGISTRATION – How to Register your team(s) for Coaches or Team Contacts.
  • Use the REGISTER button on this page
  • Select your role as a STAFF MEMBER
  • Select Coach or Team Contact
  • Follow the prompts to create your Team/Team Name/Division etc
  • Pay $500 non-refundable deposit or pay in full
  • Accept waiver & complete Team Registration
  1. PLAYER REGISTRATION & WAIVER *Can only occur once Team is registered

ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER ONLINE/ACCEPT WAIVER CHECKBOX BY JULY 8.
Any unwaivered players after this time will need parent/guardian on-site to complete a paper waiver before their first game & pay a $10 late charge.

 Option 1: VIA WEBSITE

    • Use the REGISTER button on this page
    • Select your role as MY PLAYER (Choose your Child’s Name or Add a Player if not listed), select your Child & register
    • Select Team Player
    • Select your Team Name from the drop-down menu
    • Follow prompts to complete player information
    • Check the box at the end to accept conditions of PLAYER WAIVER
    • Complete process – you will receive an email confirmation once registered/waivered

Option 2: VIA ‘INVITE PLAYER’ FUNCTION FROM COACH/TEAM CONTACT

Please ask your Team’s registered Coach/Team Contact to:

    • Log into their account & use the ‘INVITE PLAYER’ function on their account dashboard
    • Scroll down to ‘My Staff Assignments’. Click here for example.
    • Click the Invite Player function & they can enter you & your team mate’s email addresses
    • You will then be able to receive the registration link via email & follow the process of online registration
    • The waiver is a checkbox at the end of online registration
    • Complete process – you will receive an email confirmation once registered/waivered
  1. FREE AGENTSDon’t have a team and still want to play? Some teams have players that are injured or can no longer attend so they need more players at the last minute. We assign Free Agents by the Thursday before the tournament for any teams in need. You can register as a FREE AGENT by clicking here!

IMPORTANT DATES

  • EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTUNTIL MARCH 1  – Save $150 per team!!
  • REGISTRATION BALANCE DEADLINEDUE MAY 24 – All registered teams must be paid in FULL (Full payment is due at time of registration for teams who register AFTER this date)
  • CREDITS/REFUNDS REQUEST DEADLINE**MAY 24 – none will be issued after this date for ANY reason.
    ** Credit/Refund requests for teams before this date will be subject to $500 non-refundable deposit
  • TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINEJUNE 21
  • PLAYER WAIVER DEADLINEJULY 8

AGE/GRADE ELIGIBILITY  

  • Grade Eligibility– is determined by the player’s grade of the current (2019/2020) school year. All West allows GRADE to be the final determination – for example, if you are in 5th Grade and do not qualify for the U12 age division per NCJLA/US Lacrosse regulations (due to birthdate cut-offs) you can still play the U12 division.  This rule is applicable in all divisions.
  • Players are permitted to play UP one age division. However, players are NOT permitted to play down an age division. (NOTE: under extreme circumstances, the tournament director may allow and pre-approve an exception with the agreement of coaches of the affected teams and referees).
  • 2020 High School graduates are eligible to play in the HS Open or HS Elite divisions. Players who have played in college during the 2020 season are ineligible.
  • ** Violating eligibility rules is subject to disciplinary action. See rules for details.

SKILL LEVEL GUIDE FOR TEAMS

  • 10U (2028 and below) – Gold and Silver
  • 12U (2027 and 2026) – Gold and Silver*
  • 14U (2025 and 2024)- Gold and Silver*
  • High School Rising Stars- (JV Division- No HS graduating seniors)
  • High School Open- (Varsity- All HS grades permitted)
  • High School Elite- (Very Competitive HS teams- All HS grades permitted)*
    * age groups may be combined if there aren’t enough teams to field Gold & Silver in each age group

OVERVIEW

  • All teams will have 5 scheduled games spread over the weekend
  • Certified athletic training staff on-site for all games
  • There are NO refunds or credits for this program including injury/illness after the Team Registration deadline & no Individual Player refund/credits due to Team registration
  • Please review our FAQ page for additional information & policies

DON’T HAVE A TEAM & WANT TO PLAY?

Players who are interested in participating in the tournament who are not affiliated with any registered team can register as a FREE AGENT.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Once registered, you will be placed on a waitlist to join a team needing extra players.

Free Agents not placed on a team will be reimbursed for their fee. Please refer to the FAQ page for the Credit/Refund policy.

 

ACCOMMODATION IN THE AREA

If you are a coach or team contact & would like to reserve some rooms for your families, room blocks have been arranged for this event so please CLICK HERE.

 

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