DE Turf selected as site of 2018 US Nationals lacrosse youth tournament


US Lacrosse  named DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica as the site of the 10th annual US Lacrosse Nationals, Powered by NXT.

The youth tournament is set for Aug. 2-5, 2018.

“It’s a milestone year for our signature youth event, and to be able to celebrate that at state-of-the-art DE Turf will make it all the more special for the participating teams and families,” Kim Rogers, director of events at US Lacrosse said.

DE Turf represents one of the newest youth sports venues in the country, featuring 12 turf fields (five lighted), a championship stadium with permanent seating for 750 fans, three concession stands, free public wifi, and  on-site parking.

“We are thrilled to host the 2018 US Lacrosse Nationals, Powered by NXT, at DE Turf,” Chris Giacomucci, executive director of DE Turf, said. “We look forward to providing a first-class experience at our world-class facility.”


“Delaware is excited about the opportunity to host this incredible event,” Dr. Matt Robinson, chairman of the Delaware Sports Commission, said. “We look forward to welcoming visitors from across America to the state and one of the finest sport facilities in the country.”

The complex of Route 1 opened earlier this year.

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