What are the dates and location of each regional camp?
East – January 6-8, 2017
Northeast Regional Park
50901 Hwy 27
Davenport, FL 33897
West – January 20-22, 2017
Reach 11 Sports Complex
2425 East Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85050
What is the daily schedule?
FRIDAY Check-in: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (at the fields)
Positional Training: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Camp Orientation: 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Box Progression and Scrimmage: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
SATURDAY Recruiting Seminar: 8:00am - 9:30am
Group and Team Concepts: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Game Play (2 games/team): 2:00pm through 9:00pm
SUNDAY Game Play (2 games/team): 8:00am through 3:00pm - FINAL GAMES END AT 3:00PM
PLEASE DO NOT SCHEDULE A FLIGHT EARLIER THAN 5:00/6:00PM AS WE WILL NOT MAKE TEAM CHANGES TO ACCOMMODATE EARLY FLIGHTS.
- Northeast Regional Park in Davenport is 45 minutes from Orlando International Airport.
- Reach 11 Sports Complex is 45 minutes from Phoenix International Airport.
What team is my player on and what is the game schedule?
This information will not be available until check in.
What is the Recruiting Seminar?
The Recruiting Seminar is a panel discussion with a variety of DI, DII, DIII, prep school, and Service Academy coaches alongside Jamie Munro. They will be discussing what your player can do to become more successful in the recruiting world. This is not mandatory; however, player(s) and parents are encouraged to attend this portion of camp as it was very well received by previous participants.
- It will take place on Saturday from 8:00am – 9:30am.
The Recruiting Seminar for the East region will be held at the:
The Reunion Resort 7593 Gathering Drive
Kissimmee, FL 34747
The Recruiting Seminar for the West region will be held at the:
The Sheraton Crescent 2620 W Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Do parents need to stay onsite?
Parents do not have to stay at the fields during training or game play. The days are long however, so we do encourage being available to pick your player up after training and between games for food and rest.
Is transportation provided?
Transportation is NOT provided during any portion of the camp. Renting a car will be necessary.
Are meals provided?
No meals will be provided. There will be onsite vendors where you can purchase food and drinks. We do encourage packing snacks and sports drinks.
Will there be onsite vendors?
Yes, there will be both food vendors and a Gear Store.
What should we pack?
Chairs for the sidelines – there are no bleachers!
Tent or Umbrella – Shade is limited, and there is always a chance of rain
Lacrosse sticks (two recommended)
Athletic supporter and cup
Helmet and chin strap
Cleats for field lacrosse
Casual clothes/lounge wear
What airport do I fly into?
Florida: Orlando International Airport is recommended. It is a 45-minute drive from the airport to the fields. You can also fly into Tampa, but add 45 minutes to expected drive time.
For Phoenix, fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Do you have video services available?
Rising is always looking to offer our athletes access to the highest quality products on the market to take their game to the next level. Elevation Video will be offering top-of-the-line service that the lacrosse world has come to expect over the last 5 years, but from an exclusive Rising vantage point and for a price that will encourage you to keep your own camcorder at home. To take advantage of their best pricing, please order your film package when registering for the camp.
Do you provide refunds?
Rising has a strict no refund and no credit policy unless insurance is purchased. If insurance is purchased, the refund policy will be implemented by our third party insurer, Registration Saver.
Do I need to bring medical waivers to check in?
No, you have already filled out your waiver online during registration.
Can we switch camps if we are already registered?
If there is room available in the camp you would like to switch to, we would be happy to make the change.
Do you have recommended hotels?
Hotel information and special room rates are coming soon.
What is the selection process?
Your player will be evaluated on his athleticism, lacrosse IQ, and skill. He will be evaluated by our National Evaluator for his grade. A National Evaluator is assigned to each grade, and the same Evaluator will evaluate the same grade at all camps to ensure consistency across all three camps.
Evaluation will be based on performance at these three days of camp alone. No previous statistics, records, accolades, recommendations or other information will be taken into consideration during the selection process. The players who play the best across the three days are selected.
What is the process after camp?
The invites to the Rising DI Main Event will be decided by March 1st. Invitations and non-invitation notifications will be sent through email to the primary parent contact email listed on your account. If you would like to change this email address at anytime, you can sign in to your account, click edit and change the email address. Since emails can get caught in spam or junk, please contact us if you have not heard from us by March 8th.
Will college coaches be at the camps?
YES - DI coaches will be present at both camps! DII and DIII coaches will continue to serve as team coaches for approximately half of the teams.
Will an evaluation be provided after camp as to why my player did or did not receive an invite to the Rising DI Main Event?
No, individual evaluations will NOT be provided. Players will be evaluated by our National Evaluators much like they will be evaluated by a college recruiter. This format does not provide the time or content for specific feedback.
Is my son evaluated against players from just his camp or across both regional camps?
Players are evaluated against both regions. This ensures the best players from each camp are selected.
What is the date of the Rising DI Main Event in the Summer of 2017?
Still TBD for exact dates, but during the last two weeks of June.
Please reach out to Gina at [email protected]