Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that registration is underway for LAXFEST, a lacrosse tournament for boys PAL teams in grades 2 through 6. The tournament begins Friday, July 20th and run through Sunday, July 22nd, with games being played at both John J. Burns Park and Field of Dreams in Massapequa.
“Lacrosse is strongly woven into the fabric of the Long Island community and the Town of Oyster Bay is pleased to partner with PAL to make this exciting tournament a reality,” said Supervisor Saladino. “We are certainly proud to support PAL with outstanding facilities and assistance. This tournament will feature some the region’s best young lacrosse talent.”
Friday games will start at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday games will begin at 8:30 a.m. The entry fee is $750 per team and each is required to provide its own insurance. It is also important to note that each player must have a U.S. Lacrosse number to be eligible to participate in this event.
Supervisor Saladino added, “LAXFEST is sure to be one of Long Island’s premier youth lacrosse events of the year and I am thrilled to be hosting it on Town of Oyster Bay fields.”
Team managers or coaches interested in being a part of this special tournament are encouraged to contact the Town of Oyster Bay’s Parks Department at (516) 797-4125.