Tropical Thaw Lodging & Transportation

Tropical Thaw Lodging & Transportation

Hotel Information

3d Lacrosse has partnered with Apex Events to offer teams excellent hotels at great rates for Tropical Thaw.  

Tropical Thaw is a "STAY-TO-PLAY" tournament.  In order to participate in the tournament, all teams must book their hotel accommodations through Apex Events.  


Apex Events will work to accommodate any special hotel requests.

Apex Events phone: 888-279-4685, ext 2
Apex Events email:

We also have a tournament block set up at the Omni Championsgate - details are below:

Omni Championsgate 
1500 Masters Blvd
Championsgate, FL
Rooms starting at $219/night (queen/queen or kings - only the deluxe executive king and king executive suites have sofabeds - rollaway beds are available for king rooms only - $25/night)
For reservations, click here 
Booking deadline is DECEMBER 2nd

Discounted Flights on Southwest Airlines

3d Lacrosse has partnered with Southwest Airlines to offer discounted airfare to families attending our tournaments (must be enrolled in Southwest Rapid Rewards to participate).

  • 2% discount on published Wanna Get Away Fares
  • 8% discount on Business Select or Any Time Fares

Follow the detailed instructions below to book your discounted airfare:

  • Go to
  • Click on Traveler Account Login
  • Enter 3d Lacrosse's Company ID - 99536312
  • Enter your Rapid Rewards number or account username and password
  • If you don't have a Rapid Rewards account, click on Create an Account
  • Click submit
  • On the next page, select Book Travel to make your reservation

Questions about the booking process?  Click here to watch the SWABIZ & YouTube Traveler Tutorial video.

** Discounted fares are available at Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) for travel through January 2nd **

Contact Dana Johnson at 3d Lacrosse with questions.

Car Rental

3d Lacrosse has partnered with the following car rental companies to offer discounted rental rates to families attending Tropical Thaw. 

Click here to take advantage of discounted rates. Want to skip the long lines at the counter and earn free rental days?  Sign up for Hertz Gold Reward by clicking here

DOLLAR RENT A CAR - click here to take advantage of discounted rates

THRIFTY CAR RENTAL  - click here to take advantage of discounted rates

ENTERPRISE/NATIONAL - click here to take advantage of discounted rates