The Great Midwest Shootout

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Hoosier Lacrosse is pleased to announce the 8th annual Great Midwest Shootout. This event is one of best run fall tournaments in the country held at the world class, Grand Park!  All games will be played on turf fields.  This tournament typically pulls in teams from all of the surrounding states (IL, MI, OH, KY, MO) for a chance to play teams you might not otherwise get a chance to.  Put your team together today for fast paced, high scoring 7 on 7 action.

Location: All games are on turf fields at the World Class Grand Park, 711 E 191st St, Westfield, IN 46074 (Website & Map)

5 Boys Divisions:  Limited to 8 teams per division – Grades 5-6, 7-8, JV (no seniors) & Varsity A & B

1 Girls Division: Limited to 8 teams per division – HS Open.  If we have the interest we will offer A & B levels.

DetailsBoys Format & RulesGirls Format & RulesHotelsPast Champions & TeamsCollege Coaches

Concessions: Food and Drinks will be available at Grand Park.

Park Rules: Grand Park rules do not allow FOOD/BEVERAGES to be carried in to the park. Teams may set up in the designated areas. TEAMS may have small coolers in the park for HYDRATION ONLY at the field or their tents. Food purchased at the park may be served at the team tents. All other food must be consumed in the parking lots. NO GRILLS IN THE PARKING LOT

First Aid:  2 certified athletic trainers will be on site located at our HQ.

Hotel Info: Click here

This is a Recruiting Event for NAIA, DII and DIII programs!  To get on the radar of the college coaches please fill out the convenient form when you register online for this event.  All Coaches in attendance will recieve your info but you must be registered 1 week prior to the start date.

Schedule: A full schedule will be available approximately 5 days prior to the event.  Once the schedule is finalized it will be emailed to all team contacts and posted on the website.  All games will be officiated by certified referees.

How To Register – All registrations are done online.  No more collecting waivers or figuring our who has paid.  The cost is $60.00 per player.    A team must have a minimum of 11 and we recommend a maximum of 15.    This year all players and coaches will register with our online registration system.  Coaches and team administrations are not charged a fee and once in they can see rosters, email the team and have full use of our online tools via our convenient system.

The Basics

  • 7 field players  (2m, 2a, 2d) and a goalie.  Goalie may go over, but must be replaced. The field is approx. 70 x 40 yards.
  • Every team is guaranteed at least 4 games and needs a team manager or coach, age 18 or older and out of High School, on their sidelines at all times.
  • Games will be approximately 20 min running halves with Certified referees for all levels.
  • Teams allowing non-roster or disqualified players to play will forfeit their game. If you have multiple teams registered players can only play for one team.
  • Referee can call stalling if he feels one team is deliberately stalling. Result is change of possession.
  • Only 3 Long Poles will be allowed on the field at all times. There will be no stick checks but the referee may perform them at their discretion.
  • All substitutions must occur on the fly.
  • All other rules not listed here will follow NFHS rules.
  • Each team is required to provide a scorekeeper.  They will have a table and chairs and sit between he 2 teams.
  • Winning team must turn in their score card to the Head Quarters immediately after their game.

Faceoff’s

  • Faceoff at the beginning of each half. After a goal the goalie will start with the ball and will wait until the referee blows the whistle.
  • Attack & Defensive players must be at GLE to start all face-offs and they are not released until there is a posession call, Wing Middies with 1 foot on a sideline and are released on the whistle.

Timeouts

  • Each team has a 30 second time out in second half only. Game time runs during TO until 1 minute left in the game.  Last minute is stop time.


Penalties

  • Penalties will not be time serving but excessive penalties or fighting may result in game and tournament disqualification.
  • Technical fouls the player must leave the field immediately and as soon as he is out of the way the referee will restart. Note: The offending player can cross over midfield to have another player replace him as long as he heads right to the box.
  • Personal fouls will result in a fast break starting from midfield with the other players 5 yards behind.
  • A penalty shot may be called at the discretion of the referee. Example: The player has a 1 on none with the goalie and is hit from behind.


4 goal rule

  • If a team is down by 4 or more they will get the ball after any goal at midfield. The trailing team may waive the free clear if they desire.

Body checking

  • Body checking is permitted in all boys divisions; however, no take-out checks are permitted by any player. A take out check is defined as any check in which the player lowers his head or shoulder with the force and intent to put the other player on the ground.  Players may make contact in an upright position within 3 yards of the ball.


Overtime

  • In the event of the tie, a Braveheart will be used to determine the winner.  Championship game will use 3 minute overtimes until a winner is declared.  There will be no break in between overtimes and no timeouts.
  • In a Braveheart, If a technical foul is called then the player will receive the ball at midfield (after the current play is over) with the defender starting 5 yards away.  If a personal foul is called then there will be a free shot with the ball starting at midfield.  If there is no goal the play will be immediately stopped and a faceoff will be taken.  There are no substitutions allowed during a Braveheart.

Tie Breakers

  • 2 Team Tie Breaker: 1. Head to head 2. Goals against 3. Goals scored (limited to 10) 4. Braveheart.
  • 3 or More Teams Tie Breaker: Best Record, 2. Goals against, 3. Goals scored (limited to 10), 4. Least goals against for tournament (among tied teams only, there must be equitable number of games for #1-3 to apply.) 5. Coin flip.

The Basics

  • 7 field players  (2m, 2a, 2d) and a goalie.  Goalie may go over, but must be replaced. The field is approx. 70 x 40 yards.
  • Every team is guaranteed at least 4 games and needs a team manager or coach, age 18 or older and out of High School, on their sidelines at all times.
  • Games will be approximately 20 min running halves with Certified referees for all levels.
  • Teams allowing non-roster or disqualified players to play will forfeit their game. If you have multiple teams registered players can only play for one team.
  • Referee can call stalling if he/she feels one team is deliberately stalling. Result is change of possession. – This is a shootout and it will be played at a fast pace!
  • There will be no stick checks but the referee may perform them at their discretion.
  • All substitutions must occur on the fly.
  • All other rules not listed here will follow NFHS rules.
  • Winning team must turn in their score card to the Head Quarters immediately after their game.

Faceoff’s

  • Faceoff at the beginning of each half. After a goal the goalie will start with the ball and will wait until the referee blows the whistle.
  • Attack & Defensive players must be at GLE to start all face-offs, Wing Middies with 1 foot on a sideline but all players are released on the whistle.

Timeouts

  • Each team has a 30 second time out in second half only. Game time runs during TO until 1 minute left in the game.  Last minute is stop time.


Penalties
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  • Penalties will not be time serving but excessive penalties or fighting may result in game and tournament disqualification.
  • Cards will be enforced. All Major and Minor Fouls will result in a free position as per USL Rules.
  • Any time serving fouls will result in a fast break starting from midfield with the other players 5 yards behind.
  • A penalty shot may be called at the discretion of the referee. Example: The player has a 1 on none with the goalie and is hit from behind.


4 goal rule

  • If a team is down by 4 or more they will get the ball after any goal at midfield. The trailing team may waive the free clear if they desire.


Overtime

  • In the event of the tie, a Braveheart will be used to determine the winner.  Championship game will use 3 minute overtimes until a winner is declared.  There will be no break in between overtimes and no timeouts.
  • In a Braveheart, If a technical foul is called then the player will receive the ball at midfield (after the current play is over) with the defender starting 5 yards away.  If a personal foul is called then there will be a free shot with the ball starting at midfield.  If there is no goal the play will be immediately stopped and a faceoff will be taken.  There are no substitutions allowed during a Braveheart.

Tie Breakers

  • 2 Team Tie Breaker: 1. Head to head 2. Goals against 3. Goals scored (limited to 10) 4. Braveheart.
  • 3 or More Teams Tie Breaker: Best Record, 2. Goals against, 3. Goals scored (limited to 10), 4. Least goals against for tournament (among tied teams only, there must be equitable number of games for #1-3 to apply.) 5. Coin flip.

Please use the following link to book your hotel rooms: http://groups.reservetravel.com/group.aspx?id=19892

Questions?

SiteSearchAmy Eicher – Client Services Manager
amyeicher1@gmail.com
T  317-927-5819   F  866-542-9416

Website: http://sitesearchllc.net

Tourney picts can be seen on our facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/hoosierlacrosse

Past Champions

2016 Champions!

  • Girls HS Open = Sacred Heart – KY
  • Boys Middle School =
  • Boys Junior Varsity =
  • Boys Varsity B = Evansville Storm
  • Boys Varsity A = Tango Sierra Black – KY

2015 Champions!

  • Middle School = Hamilton Southeastern, Fishers, IN
  • Junior Varsity = Carmel, Carmel , IN
  • Varsity B – Summit City, Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Varsity A = Gateway, Indianapolis, IN

2014 Champions!

  • Varsity A = Baby Bedich, Indianpolis, IN
  • Varsity B = Hilliard Bradley, Hilliard, OH
  • Junior Varsity = Tango Sierra, Louisville, KY

2013 Champions!

  • Grades 7-8 – Hoosier Select
  • Junior Varsity – Noblesville
  • Varsity B – Summit City
  • Varsity A – Hamilton Southeastern

2012 Champions!

  • Grades 7-8 -Team Stickhead, Kentucky
  • Junior Varsity – Hoosier Select
  • Varsity B – Noblesville
  • Varsity A – Hamilton Southeastern

2011 Champions!

  • Varsity Division – Laxville, KY
  • JV Division – Laxville, KY

2010 Champions!

  • Varsity Division – Indy Elite
  • JV Division – Indy Elite
  • Grades 7-8 Division – North Side
Teams that have participated

Travel teams, town teams and teams made up just for this tournament are welcome!

  • Tango Sierra, Louisville, KY
  • St. Lurance, Chicago, IL
  • Roncalli, IN
  • Foundation, IN
  • Louisville Dawgs, KY
  • Northern Kentucky Grizzlies, KY
  • Hilliard Bradley, OH
  • Baby Bedich, IN
  • Hamilton Southeastern
  • Devil dogs, MI
  • Brebeuf
  • Team Stickhead, KY
  • Noblesville
  • Laxville, KY
  • Indy Elite
  • North Side, IN
  • Zionsville
  • Hoosier Select
  • Outlaws, OH
  • Center Grove HS
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Team Swagger
  • Bloomington, IL
  • Eagles, KY
  • Summit City, Ft Wayne IN
  • Fishers
  • Silver Bullets
  • Demon Dogs
  • North High School Evansville
  • Louisville Dawgs, KY
  • duPont Manual, KY
  • Concord
  • Indiana Lax
  • Edge, MO

To receive a player packet please register.  Once you have done this you can pick it up at the HQ the day of the event.

 


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