The 2019 Empire Lacrosse 15th Annual 7v7 Fall Classic

**New for 2019 - Girls Division Play!**

 

Fall Classic Event Day Information Team Packet (updated 10/2)

Girl's Varsity Division Schedule and Field Map (updated 9/30)
Girl's Junior Varsity Division Schedule and Field Map (updated 9/30)

Girl's 14U/Middle School Division Schedule and Field Map (updated 9/30)

 

We are excited to announce that we have merged our Girl’s Boo Bash with our Boy’s Fall Classic into one amazing event for our entire Lacrosse Community!

 

The 2019 Empire Lacrosse 15th Annual 7v7 Fall Classic is scheduled to take place Sunday, October 6th at the Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Indiana. Our beautiful Kentucky Bluegrass fields are centrally located and contain all of the conveniences you will need for the day. This fantastic all day event is a great opportunity to get your Student Athletes excited for the spring season in a fun, competitive and safe environment. 

 

*NEW* Girl’s Division Info:

 

The Girl’s Division of the Fall Classic is open to High School Varsity, High School Junior Varsity and Middle School 14U Girls Teams. Coaches/Team Organizers should email info@empirelax.com to reserve their team's spot. Spaces are limited and we do fill-up!

 

Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games. Games will consist of 2x22 minutes halves with a 5 minute halftime. The field size is modified to accommodate the 7v7 format. The minimum roster size is 12 Student Athletes and the maximum roster size should not exceed 18 Student Athletes.


All Student Athletes MUST have an up-to-date US Lacrosse Membership. They will also NEED to fill out the Empire Lacrosse Waiver and Registration Form at the link below in order to participate:

 

Click here to fill out the 2019 Fall Classic Waiver and Registration Form

 

The Participation Fee for the 2019 Fall Classic is $55/player. A $10 Late Fee will be assessed to anyone who registers after Sunday, September 22nd at 11:59pm. Registration will officially close on Saturday, October 5th at 11:59pm. Please be aware that there is NO walk-up registration available the day of the event. Programs that would like to pay for their whole team via check should call to access the team payment waiver link; the above link is only for teams where the individual Student Athlete is paying to play.

 

The complete game schedule will be emailed to the Coaches/Team Organizers and posted in a link at the top of this page no later than Monday, September 30th EOB. Games can start as early as 9am with priority for the later start times given to those traveling further distances. There will be free parking, modern restrooms, food and equipment vending on-site for your convenience. Coaches/Team Organizers will need to check their team in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to their first game. Please note that all games will be played RAIN or SHINE! In the event of poor weather, the schedule may be changed and/or games may be shortened to ensure every team gets optimal playing time. All games will be officiated by certified ILOA Officials. In case of an emergency there will be Methodist Sports Athletic Trainers available throughout the facility!

 

 

Additional Information:
  • Date: Sunday, October 6th
  • Start Time: Games may start as early as 9am
  • Location: Grand Park Sports Complex, Westfield, Indiana (directions below)
  • Division: 
    • Girl's High School Varsity
    • Girl's High School Junior Varsity
    • Girl's 14U (Middle School)
  • Cost: 
    • Standard Participation Fee $55
    • Late Fee $10 (payments made AFTER Sunday, September 22nd at 11:59pm)

Girl's 7v7 Playing Format/Rules Sheet:​
  • All Players MUST fill out the Registration/Waiver form online.
  • All Players MUST wear GOGGLES and MOUTHGUARD.
  • Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of 3 Games.
  • Each team should have a minimum of 12 players on their roster.
  • The playing field will be modified for 7v7 play.
  • Each team will have 1 G, 2 D, 2 M, and 2 A on the field at one time.
  • The games will consist of two 22 minute halves (running time) with no more than a 5 minute half.
  • In the event of a tie, a Braveheart will be used to determine the winner. Please note that 1 player MUST stay on their defensvive half of the field.
  • Each team will have one 30 second timeout per game; timeouts may not be called in the last 2 minutes of play.
  • A draw will only occur at the beginning of each game and the start of the second half.
  • Following each goal, the goalie will restart play by out-letting the ball. A free clear will be awarded to a team if they are down by 5 or more goals.
  • Cards will be enforced. All Major and Minor Fouls will result in a free position as per USL Rules, all time serving fouls will result in a fast break.
  • Student Athletes may be removed from the field of play by the referee and asked to sit out for not following the rules.
  • If a Student Athlete is removed from a single game more than 2x's she will be suspended from the next game.
  • Student Athletes that are suspended from games or ejected from the tournament are not eligible for a refund.
  • Fighting will result in an automatic ejection and players will not be permitted to play the remainder of the day.
  • All substitutions must occur on the fly.
  • All other rules of the game will follow USL rules.
 

Waiver and Consent to Treat:

I am over 18 years of age and/or a parent/guardian of the applicant. I understand that (I am)(my child is) participating in a contact sport and that injury, death, or other loss may occur. I will ensure that (I am)(my child is) properly equipped to play at all times. I will neither hold Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") responsible nor liable in the event of an accident or injury to (me)(my child.) In the event that (I)(my child) requires medical treatment, the staff is authorized to act for me in accordance with their best judgment.

 

Assumption of Risk Statement:

Attention all Athletes, Coaches, Spectators, and Event Employees; please be aware that lacrosse is a contact sport and that injury may occur during play or when watching a game.  Players must have a signed liability waiver on file and should be fully equipped at all times in order to minimize their risk for injury. Coaches, Spectators, and Event Employees should be aware of their surroundings at all times.  They should be sure to never walk behind the cage during play and they should never sit too close to the field during the game. Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") are not responsible nor liable in the event of any accidents or injuries that may occur during Empire sponsored leagues, tournaments, events, or programs.

 

Photo/Video Image Use Consent and Release:

Participation in or attendance at programs or events sponsored by Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") constitutes the voluntary consent of the participant or attendee to: (a) be photographed, filmed, or videotaped by an Empire representative and (b) the reproduction and use of all such photographs, digital images, films, and likenesses for publicity purposes in publications, brochures, advertisements, promotional and marketing materials and all other media venues including the internet, all without further notice or compensation to participant or attendee who hereby releases to Empire all proprietary rights and copyrights in all such photographs, digital images, films and likenesses (including negatives, positives and prints) which shall be and remain the property of Empire.

 

Directions to Grand Park

  • From the north/US-31: Take 191st Street west to Grand Park. Then follow signs to parking lot E. To access lot F continue to Spring Mill Road and turn left and follow the signs to parking lot F.
  • From southeast/I-465 East: Take Keystone Avenue Exit 33 and head north. Merge on to US-31 and continue north to SR-32 and head west. Then turn right onto Spring Mill Road and follow signs to parking lot F. To access lot E continue North on Spring Mill Road then turn right on 191st Street. Follow the signs to parking lot E.
  • From the southwest/I-465 West: Take N. Meridian Exit 31 and head north to US-31. Continue north to SR-32 and head west. Then turn right onto Spring Mill Road and follow signs to parking lot F. To access lot E continue North on Spring Mill Road then turn right on 191st Street. Follow the signs to parking lot E.
 

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*Please note; there will be NO REFUNDS for teams that pull out after committing to a spot*

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