The Challenge

HS BOYS AT SOCAL SPORTS COMPLEX & MS/YOUTH BOYS AND GIRLS AT SURF CUP SPORTS PARK

150+ TEAMS ATTENDING!!!
PERFECT WEATHER NEAR THE BEACH!!!
80+ MENS RECRUITERS!!!

Allow Southern California to provide a much needed break from the dismal January weather most places endure while providing a critical value to your team and players.  The Adrenaline Challenge, in beautiful Del Mar CA, has been a vital team recruiting program on the Adrenaline calendar since 2002.  Located under a mile away from the Pacific Ocean, last year’s event saw 175 teams from all over the United States and Canada in front of 80+ NCAA Mens recruiters.  Teams play 5 guaranteed games over a two day period to compete for what many people consider to be the western club championship.  This is where the majority of sophomores and juniors get their first legitimate recruitment exposure of the season.  It is also common for talented seniors who are not committed at the time to be picked up by colleges still looking to fill their collegiate classes for the following season. Teams competing in this tournament include the very best the country has to offer.  Click the links below for more information on attending teams, recruiters, and travel info. Top rated facilities ensure excellent playing conditions while teams enjoy the hassle free experience provided by the events team with 16 years of lacrosse specific events experience.  Block scheduling, vendor village and tourist packages ensure every member of the team and family has some fun.

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Adrenaline’s vision is to capture the distinct aspects of each city we visit and provide a regional experience for the thousands of people in attendance. In order to accomplish this, Adrenaline curates the best food, shopping, and entertainment options in each location, and showcases them in the Adrenaline Vendor Village. Find out more about what to do off field with your team on our San Diego Overview tab below.

This event is a US Lacrosse Nationals Sanctioned Qualifier Event.  Teams competing in the top competitive divisions will accrue points and all points earned at this event will count towards qualification for the 2020 US Lacrosse Nationals. The 2020 US Lacrosse Nationals will cap off the 2019 event season with a championship for the 14U & 13U Boy’s and Girl’s Divisions. For additional information, visit www.uslacrosse.org/events/nationals.


  • ADRLN Reps onsite to mindfully recommend to coaches and their players other events that could be a good fit and value for them to attend in order to provide further collegiate exposure opportunities 
  • 80+ NCAA Mens college coaches attending
  • Boys will have 5 games over the course of the weekend in a championship format
  • Girls will have 4 games over the course of the weekend and the top two teams will play for a championship
  • Surf Cup Sports Park (aka Del Mar Polo Fields) is a premium venue ensuring top conditions for play
  • Professionally run by an events staff with 16 years of Lacrosse specific operational experience
  • Block scheduling, vendor village and tourist packages ensure fun for the whole family
  • Championship prizes
  • Divisional All-Star games for top players
  • Sponsored by Gatorade

 

CHECK OUT THE TABS BELOW FOR EVENT FEATURES, RECRUITERS, TRAVEL INFORMATION AND MUCH MORE!

SAVE MONEY AND EARN CREDIT FOR YOUR TEAM!

CHECK OUT OUR EVENTS BOOKING DISCOUNT & APPAREL REBATE PROGRAMS HERE!

DIVISIONS – BOYS
* 2020
* 2021
* 2022
* 2023
* 2024 (Grade 8) – Qualifies for 14U of USL Nationals
* 2025 (Grade 7) – Qualifies for 13U of USL Nationals
* 2026 (Grade 6) – Qualifies for 12U of USL Nationals
* 2027 (Grade 5)

DIVISIONS – GIRLS
* 2020-2023 (Grade 9-12)
* 2024 (Grade 8) – Qualifies for 14U of USL Nationals
* 2025 (Grade 7) – Qualifies for 13U of USL Nationals
* 2026 (Grade 6) – Qualifies for 12U of USL Nationals

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If you have any questions or difficulty registering, please contact events@adrln.com.

Event Details

Date:
January 4-5, 2020 (Saturday-Sunday)
Location:
Surf Cup Sports Park
14989 Via De La Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
HS BOYS AT SOCAL SPORTS COMPLEX & MS/YOUTH BOYS AND GIRLS AT SURF CUP SPORTS PARK

TEAM FEES
* BOYS 2020-2023 = $5000 ($1000 deposit)
* BOYS 2024-2027 = $2500 ($750 deposit)
* GIRLS HS (2019-2022) = $1650 ($500 deposit)
* GIRLS MS (2023-2026) = $1450 ($500 deposit)
* GIRLS YOUTH (2028-2029) = $1000 ($500 deposit)

* PAYMENT IS DUE IN FULL BY 10/1/19 TO AVOID BEING MOVED TO THE WAITING LIST

DIVISIONS – BOYS
* 2020
* 2021
* 2022
* 2023
* 2024 (Grade 8) – Qualifies for 14U of USL Nationals
* 2025 (Grade 7) – Qualifies for 13U of USL Nationals
* 2026 (Grade 6) – Qualifies for 12U of USL Nationals
* 2027 (Grade 5)

DIVISIONS – GIRLS
* 2020-2023 (Grade 9-12)
* 2024 (Grade 8) – Qualifies for 14U of USL Nationals
* 2025 (Grade 7) – Qualifies for 13U of USL Nationals
* 2026 (Grade 6) – Qualifies for 12U of USL Nationals
* 2028/29 (Grade 3/4, 8 v 8)

OTHER INFO:
* This event is for Boys & Girls
* All players MUST register to participate
* All players MUST be members of US Lacrosse
* The division that a team plays in is dictated by the oldest player on that team
* This event is open to any and all, limited only by age and number

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TRAVEL & LODGING

due to the nature of our tournament format, please do not schedule flights home until after 5 pm as games will be played until then

STAY AND PLAY POLICY:

Thank you for your interest in The Challenge!  We are very excited to work with your team on this event!
We work closely with the Convention & Visitors’ Bureaus as well as Sports Commissions to not only source the best venues, but contract with a variety of hotels to fit everyone’s needs. We request to work with a wide variety of lodging partners in order to also secure excellent rates for all of our teams. In order to achieve this, Adrenaline has a Stay to Play policy so that the hotels, cities and counties are assured that the discounts they offer are used. We work closely with our lodging partners to track team reservations and the stay to play policy as well as ensure that there are enough rooms for all teams attending the event. Each team is expected to book a minimum of (6) six rooms for (2) two nights. Teams that are based within a 75 mile radius of the event facility and are planning to commute are exempt from complying with Stay to Play Policy by informing us of their plans. All teams from over 75 miles away are expected to book with the designated hotels as a condition of tournament entry – no exceptions. 

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RECRUITER INQUIRY FORM

Interested in Recruiting at an Adrenaline Event? Fill out the Inquiry Form below and our recruiting director will follow up! 

RECRUITER INQUIRY FORM

WINTER SHOWCASE
LOOKING FOR EXTRA COLLEGIATE LOOKS?
If so be sure to register for the Winter Showcase!!!
Friday, January 4 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM @ the Del Mar Polo Fields

The Winter Showcase is the evening before the Challenge giving college coaches an opportunity to run NCAA level clinics & scout players in a boutique setting. Players benefit from interacting with the college coaches in drills & having their jersey marked before the team event begins. College coaches benefit from watching players showcase their talent in an individual setting, then seeing how they perform at the team event on Saturday & Sunday.

Don’t miss this opportunity!!!

* Boys Only * 

LEARN MORE & REGISTER

2019 CHAMPIONS

Congratulations To The 2019 Challenge Division Champions!

2019 Division Champions: RC Elite


2020 Division Champions: Ironhorse HTX

2021 Division Champions: Denver Elite 2021Silver

2022 Division Champions: Denver Elite 2022 Silver

2023 Division Champions: Denver Elite 2023 Silver

2024 Division Champions: Madlax National 2024 Stripes

2025 Division Champions: Madlax National 2025

2026 Division Champions: Denver Elite 2026

Girls HS Ascent Champions: West Coast Starz 2020 Gold

Girls HS Surge Champions: West Coast Starz 2021 Gold

Girls HS Vendetta Champions: West Coast Starz 2021 Royal

Girls 2023 Champions: Team Colorado 2023

Girls 2024 Champions: OC Aces/NC Storm 2024/25

Girls 2025 Champions: LA Wave 25/26

ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM

Our Evaluation Team is currently finalizing the roster, stay tuned!

SCHEDULE

due to the nature of our tournament format, please do not schedule flights home until after 5 pm as games will be played until then

THE 2020 SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT!

ATTENDING RECRUITERS

                   2019 RECRUITERS                  2020 ATTENDING RECRUITERS                           

Johnson & Wales Bates
Young Harris College Williams
Colorado Mesa Middlebury
Colorado State – Pueblo Colorado Mesa
Florida Southern Adams State
Westminster Chatham
Lander Translyvania
Lewis Ursinus
Quincy Wesleyan
Sage Sage
Lynn Johnson & Wales
Saint Michael’s Stockton
St. Andrews Newberry
Indianapolis Lewis
Wingate William Penn
North Greenville Southwestern
Alabama Hunstville Westminster
Lindenwood Albright
Newberry Western New England
Chestnut Hill Ursinus
Adams State Tufts
Concordia-Wisconsin Whittier
Centenary Saint Leo
Chatham Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Transylvania Endicott
William Penn Nazareth
Missouri Valley Concordia-Wisconsin
Saint Mary’s Springfield
Goucher Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Elmhurst Vassar
Endicott Roanoke
Morningside Illinois Institute of Technology
Whittier Grand Canyon
SDSU Northern Arizona
Illinois Institute of Technology San Diego State
Misericordia USC
Allegheny MIT
Williams Bard
Franklin & Marshall Conn College
Amherst Trinity
Salisbury Amherst
Roanoke Hamilton
Washington & Lee Bowdoin
Kenyon Colby
Middlebury Heidelberg
Colorado College Haverford
Ohio Northern Earlham
Bowdoin Nevada
St. Lawrence Concordia Irvine
Nazareth Rollins
Drew
Trinity
Springfield
Southwestern
Calvin
Birmingham Southern
MIT        
Swathmore
Haverford
Ohio Wesleyan
Hamden Sydney
NAU
Arizona
UNLV
Chapman
Belmont Abbey
Clarkson
Bard
Medaille
Sewanee
Anderson
Oberlin
Eastern
Montclair State
Vassar

                                                              

ATTENDING GIRLS RECRUITERS

2020 ATTENDING RECRUITERS

Alma College
Wilson College
ATTENDING TEAMS

TO ENTER A TEAM, CONTACT DAN.MEEHAN@ADRLN.COM

2020
3d Texas 2020
Fire National
LA HEAT 2020
Laxdawgs
Mad Dog West Elite 2020/21
MadLax Oregon 2020AA
MN Chill 2020/21
Outlaws 2020/21
RC 2020/21
SoCal Bulls 2020
South Sounds Starz
The Lacrosse School 2020/21

2021
3d NorCal 2021
3d Oregon 2021
3d SoCal 2021/22
ADVNC Sacramento 2021
ADVNC SF 2021
Alcatraz Outlaws 2021
LA HEAT 2021
MadLax Oregon 2021AA
Midwest Top Gun
OMNIA Lacrosse 2021
RC 2021/22
Rocky Mountain Ripper 2021
Seattle Starz 2021
SoCal Bulls 2021
True Lacrosse IL

2022
3d Oregon 2022
ADVNC Sacramento 2022
ADVNC SF 2022
Alcatraz Outlaws 
Booth Indians
Cityside 2022 Green
LA HEAT 2022
Mad Dog West Elite 2022/23
MN Chill 2022/23
OMNIA Lacrosse 2022
Outlaws 2022 Black
Outlaws 2022 Orange
Seattle Starz 2022
Seattle Starz United
SoCal Bulls 2022
SoCal Express 2022
Team Illinois 2022
Team MD 2021
True National 2022
True UT 2022
AZ Outlaws

2023
3d Oregon 2023
ADVNC Sacramento 2023
ADVNC SF 2023
Alcatraz Outlaws
Cityside 2023
LA HEAT 2023
MadLax Oregon 2023AA
RC 2023
Seattle Starz 2023
SoCal Express 2023
St. Louis Shoguns 2023
Stickstar 2023
Team Illinois 2023
True National 2023
True UT 2023

2024
3d Oregon 2024
ADVNC SF 2024
Alcatraz Outlaws
Kings 2024
Mad Dog West Elite 2024 Chrome
Mad Dog West Elite 2024 Black
North Pacific Lacrosse 2024
RC 2024
Seattle Starz 2024
True National 2024
Texas Mustangs
Westlake Select 2024
AZ Outlaws

2025
3d Oregon 2025
ADVNC SF 2025
Alcatraz Outlaws
Mad Dog West 2025 Chrome
Mad Dog West Elite 2025 Black
RC 2025
Seattle Starz 2025
SoCal Bulls
SoCal Express 2025
Stickstar 2025
Team Illinois 2025
Westlake Select 2025
AZ Outlaws

2026
3d Oregon 2026
ADVNC SF 2026
Alcatraz Outlaws
Kings 2026
Mad Dog West Elite 2026
RC 2026
Seattle Starz 2026
SoCal Bulls
SoCal Express 2026
Westlake Select 2026

2027
ADVNC SF 2027
Mad Dog West Elite 2027
RC 2027
Seattle Starz 2027
SoCal Express 2027
Westlake Select 2027

Girls HS
3d SoCal HS
858 Lacrosse
Coast 2020
Diamond Cut Crew Elite
Diamond Cut Crew HS
Legion Lacrosse Club HS
Frog Lacrosse
NC Storm 2021/22
STORM 2023
SoCal Express 2020 Elite
SoCal Express 2020/21 Regional
SoCal Express 2021 Elite
SoCal Express 2021 Regional
SoCal Express 2022 Elite
SoCal Express 2022 Regional B
SoCal Express 2022 Regional Team
SoCal Express Elite
SoCal Express 2023/24 Regional

Girls 2024
ACES Silver
Coronado LC 2024/25

Girls 2025
3d SoCal MS
Legion Lacrosse Club 2025
NC Storm 2025
SoCal Express 2025

Girls 2026
Coronado LC 2026/27
SoCal Express 2026/27

Girls 2028
Coronado LC 2028/29
Mad Pups
STORM 2028/29
LA Wave 2028/29


FIELD MAP

THE POLO GROUND CHARGES $15/DAY FOR PARKING

SURFBOARD RENTALS & KAYAK TOURS


SURF LESSONS

Surf Lesson Deals Exclusive to Adrenaline Lacrosse!

Surf Diva – 2160 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, CA 92037

The code sdlacrosse is good for 20% off any type of lesson at Surf Diva Surf School. Surf lesson participants will also get 20% off merchandise at our surf shop on the day of their lesson. Participants can book online at www.surfdiva.com and enter the code at the payment screen, or by calling Surf Diva at 858-454-8273 and verbally give the code.

Surfari Surf School– 3740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Surfari offers the most affordable group surf lesson rate in town at $55 per person.  The lesson includes use of a surfboard, wetsuit, 1.5 hours of instruction and 1 hour to practice after the lesson is over.  Mention Adrenaline Lacrosse when you purchase the lesson inside the shop, and you will receive 10% off. To schedule a lesson, call Ricky at 858-337-3287.

San Diego Surf School – 4850 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109

The code SURF10 is good for 10% off lesson at San Diego Surf School. Lesson price includes surf board and wetsuit rental. Participants can book online at www.sandiegosurfingschool.com  or by calling the shop at 858-205-7683

GAME FILM & HIGHLIGHTS


SPONSORS & VENDORS

THANKS TO OUR 2020 challenge SPONSORS!

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VENDORS

If you are interested in vending please contact info@adrln.com  

BOYS TOURNAMENT RULES

GIRLS TOURNAMENT RULES

COACHES CONDUCT

Adrenaline Name & Shield

2016 COACHES & DIRECTORS EXPECTATIONS

As a Coach/Director, I understand that:

  • All of my players must be registered/paid prior to stepping foot on the field.  Any player not registered/paid will not be permitted to play.
  • Eligibility requirements, at all levels of the game, must be followed.  Rules and requirements such as age, previous level of participation, and team transfers, have been established to encourage and maximize participation, fair play and to promote safety.  Adrenaline Tournament Rules can be found on each event page.
  • I should always demonstrate positive behavior and reinforce these traits to players, parents, officials and spectators.  Players should be encouraged by coaches to demonstrate positive behavior and respect for teammates, opponents, officials and spectators.
  • Spectators will be informed that positive behavior is required at all events and they should not get involved in any on field disputes.
  • My first priority is the health and safety of the players assigned to my team.
  • Grievances or misunderstandings between coaches, officials or any other parties involved with the sport should be communicated through the proper channels, never on the field of play or in view of spectators or participants.  All field tents have the ability to communicate with the Tournament Director or Main Information Tent.
  • The use of profanity or vulgar language is unacceptable.
  • The value of good sportsmanship, the concepts of fair play, and the skills of the game should always be placed above winning.
POLICIES

ADRENALINE POLICIES

REFUND POLICY

  • Adrenaline has a strict NO REFUNDS policy for all events and clubs.
  • To protect your registration fee’s in the event you suffer an injury either on the field or off, illness or cancellation due to inclement weather, we encourage you to purchase the new AIG insurance policy called “Registration Saver.”
  • The policy covers your registration fee investment for a camp/tournament or a club season.  If you have already registered, you can still get coverage.  Camp/tournament coverage MUST be purchased at least 14 days in advance of the start date.  Club season coverage can be purchased at any time.
  • If something should happen to your player after the season/tournament start date, the policy will refund your fees pro-rata, based on the duration of the season/tournament or when the player has to stop participating.
  • The premium cost is 6% of camp/tournament fees or 7% of club season fees and will give you relief from Adrenaline’s strict No Refunds policy.
  • To review the coverage and complete the simple application, go to www.registrationsaver.com.  Click on “Apply Now” and select the “Season”/”Camp-Tournament” policy to sign up.
  • AIG can be reached at 866-690-6859 and is available 24/7.

WEATHER POLICY

The safety of our players, coaches, referees, fans and staff comes first.  In the event of adverse weather or unplayable field conditions, Adrenaline reserves the right to:

  • Cancel games partially or entirely
  • Reduce game times, eliminate halftime or shorten time between games
  • Finish games before inclement weather arrives
  • Reschedule and/or relocate games
  • Convert a tournament to a “festival” format without a playoffs or championship

If there is a lightning strike within 6 miles of the facility, play will be suspended immediately and will not resume until 30 minutes after the last lighting strike within 6 miles of the facility.  If a game stoppage occurs in the second half of a game, that game will be considered final and the score at that time will be recorded as final.  If a game stoppage occurs in the first half, when play resumes it will be the start of the second half.

We will make every attempt to play every minute of every game but our ability to do this is dependent on field availability and lighting.   We will post schedule delays, changes and cancellations on Tourney Machine and on the event web page.  Additionally we will email all registered club directors, coaches and players via LeagueApps.  Weather conditions can change rapidly and all teams MUST be prepared to play as soon as the weather clears and fields are playable or risk forfeiting a game.

Facility management often has the final say on weather and field condition delays and cancellations.

FREE AGENT POLICY

  • Players interested in participating in an event but are not on a team MUST register as a Free Agent on our website.
  • If a Free Agent Fee applies, the Free Agent must pay the fee.  If they are not placed a full refund will be granted.
  • Once a player registers as a Free Agent, contact information will be sent to all attending coaches/directors.
  • If a team needs an additional player, they will contact the Free Agent directly.
  • If the player fee is set to $0, Coaches/Directors may set their own Free Agent price.
  • REGISTRATION AS A FREE AGENT IS NOT GUARANTEED!

FINANCIAL AID POLICY

If there is Financial Aid available, it will be distributed appropriately based on:

  1. Verified Family Income – The eligibility threshold is combined parental Adjusted Gross of $60,000 (line 37 on federal tax return form 1040).  Other factors such as unemployment or other financial hardships may be considered by the Financial Aid Committee.  A signed copy of the most recent Federal Tax Return must be emailed to info@adrln.com.
  2. Amount  Awarded – The Financial Aid Committee shall determine the amount of the financial aid available for a season/event; however, there is no obligation to award any/all of the award pool.  Based on the amount of the award pool and the amount of financial aid requests, awards will be made on a sliding scale based on verified family income.  The maximum amount of an award shall not exceed the total fee for the program/event.
  3. Applications – Financial Aid applications must be submitted 2 months prior to the first day of practice/event and will be reviewed, determined and communicated one month prior to practice.
  4. Recruiting Events – Due to NCAA rules, no Financial Aid will be granted for recruiting events.

Questions regarding any of these policies should be directed to info@adrln.com.

REGISTRATION FEE INSURANCE

TRAVEL & CANCELLATION COVERAGE:

To protect your event payment in the result of an injury, conflict, etc. we highly encourage you to consider purchasing Registration Saver, a new AIG product, to cover your registration investment for this event. If you have any questions, please call AIG directly at 866-690-6859. They are open and available for questions concerning coverage and services 24 hours each day.

The cost is approximately 6% of total cost for the event and will give you relief from our “No Refund Policy” should an issue occur. There are no deductibles for these policies.