Hershey Youth Challenge

Boys Summer Lacrosse Invitational Delivered by Big12 Lacrosse & ML8 Events

Hershey Youth Challenge offers a championship format youth lacrosse tournament for 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams, on July 22 & 23 2017. Teams will play in a championship format with all teams being reseed after day 1 completion on Saturday July 22nd.

Hershey Youth Challenged is managed and directed by Big12 Lacrosse Events in conjunction with ML8 events and the Hershey United Lacrosse Association. Big12 and ML8 have built a reputation for delivering the nations top recruiting events, the youth challenge provides an opportunity to leverage that expertise to provide a competitive but fun youth event.

Not only are teams provided a well run, organized, fun and competitive lacrosse experience there are opportunities to enjoy Hersey Park, adjacent and nearby the tournament complex.

Hershey Youth Challenge will be held at:

550 Homestead Rd, Hershey, PA 17033 (complex located at Hershey High School)

One of the top complexes in the Hersey region, consistent of a combination of grass and turf fields.


Blandair Field


Blandair Field



Hershey Youth Challenge uses Tourney Machine for our schedules.

Schedules can be viewed via web application and or you can download the App to your phone. Visit Tourney Machine to check out the Tournament Schedules.

schedules will be posted and app will be exchanged approximately 2 weeks before the event

NCAA Rules

  • Two 24-minute running half's
  • One 5-minute half time
  • One 2-minute time out (used any time)
  • If the game ends in a tie, there will be a 4-minute running time period added

Championship Format: Summer Event Only

Hershey Youth Challenge is a championship format event. All teams will be re-seeded after Day 1 tournament competition and Championship round begins on Sunday. Each club will get a minimum of five games.


Travel arrangements (hotels) for Hersey Youth Challenge are coordinated by Travel Champs.

Game Film

Film of each game will be available to clubs at the end of the event and can be ordered as player- or team-specific film through our partner, First Scout Productions.

Game Film from First Scout Productions

Hershey Youth Challenge Delivered by Big12 Lacrosse Invitational Events Inquiry Form

If you are interested in participating, please fill out the contact form below to submit a request or call Kevin Mayer at (443) 813-1084. Use the same form to ask questions about the event.

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