The 2018 Riptide Classic tournament is open to boys and girls teams. The Riptide Classic will follow our California Gold Showcase, which will be held at the same venue the Friday prior to the tournament. For more information about attending California Gold, please CLICK HERE.
June 30- July 1, 2018
Games will begin Saturday at 8 AM and end on Sunday by 4 PM.
OC Great Park
6950 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618
US Lacrosse National Qualifier
This event is part of The US Lacrosse Sanctioning Program, which provides best practices for tournament operators in order to create a more safe and consistent event. Through the adoption of the Sanctioned Tournament Standards, tournaments commit to providing the best possible lacrosse experience. All tournament participants must be current US Lacrosse members in order to participate. US Lacrosse membership numbers will be collected and verified when completing tournament waivers. If you are not currently a member, or your membership is set to expire during the event, please visit US Lacrosse to register.
The US Lacrosse Nationals will cap off the 2017-18 event season with 16-team tournaments in each division of play (14U, 13U, 12U). This year’s Nationals will be held at the DE Turf Complex in Frederica, DE from August 2-5, 2018. Teams competing in the top competitive divisions will accrue points towards qualifying for a berth in the US Lacrosse Nationals. For Additional information, visit www.uslacrossenationals.com.
Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of 5 games. Teams will play two - three games on Saturday and two to three games on Sunday.
Games will run from 8 AM - 8 PM on Saturday and 8 AM - 4 PM on Sunday.
*age groups may be split into AA and A divisions depending upon number of teams
High School Elite
High School Rising
Games will consist of two 24-minute running halves with a 2 minute halftime. 10 minutes in between games. In case of a tie at the end of regulation, one 4-minute, sudden victory overtime will be played.
If still tied at the end of the first overtime, a brave heart will be played. No time-outs are allowed.
High School Boys (2019 - 2021) - $3500/Team ($500 deposit + $3000 balance due on June 1st, 2018)
Youth Boys (2022 - 2025) - $1800/Team ($500 deposit + $1300 balance due on June 1st, 2018)
Girls Teams - $1800/Team ($500 deposit + $1300 balance due on June 1st, 2018)