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  • Travel Team Tournament Refund / Cancelation Policy

    1. Travel / Tournament team refunds will only be granted on the basis of medical emergencies / conditions and then only if we are able to find a replacement player.  IF WE CAN NOT FIND A REPLACEMENT PLAYER NO REFUND WILL BE GRANTED.
      1. Please understand that this is because lodging (Dorms, Hotels, etc.), transportation (Bus, Plane, etc.) and event (Camp, Tournament, etc.) fees are paid in advance and are not refunded to Burning River Lacrosse if you do not attend.
    2. If there is a valid medical emergency/condition and we can find a replacement player, we will provide a full refund less a $100 substitution / administrative fee.
    3. Refund requests (medical emergencies / conditions only) must be in writing and a letter / documentation from a medical professional (doctor or hospital of record) must accompany the written request verifying the medical emergency / condition.

    Playing Time Policy
    We do not take players to tournaments so that they can sit or help with our finances.  If you were selected for the team, you have talent and you need to showcase that talent.  To that end, all players who attend a tournament play in the games.  Game time is normally allocated in a fairly even manner with all players rotating in and out during the course of a game.  The exception to this is in the last quarter of close games / games with a tough opponent at recruiting tournaments when we have to win to move on.  Under those circumstances playing time will not be evenly distributed.

    Expected Behavior
    You are considered to be an ambassador for both Burning River Lacrosse (specifically) and Ohio lacrosse (in general).  Therefore, all normal team travel rules are in effect concerning your behavior and actions and the resulting consequences (if you do not know what these rules are ask first). Please be aware of the following rule

    • Players may not leave the dorm / hotel or tournament area without the permission of a BR STAFF DIRECTOR – even if you are with your parents.
    • Any player who violates this rule will be sent home immediately.
    • The coaches should not have to scramble to find you because you decided to leave with your parents/family.
    • Refunds are not granted in cases of player dismissal.


    2017 King Of The Hill Tournament / Location - 2018, 2019 & 2020 teams - (see map)

    The King of the Hill 2017 Lacrosse Tournament will take place at McDaniel College, in Westminster, MD.  We are attending the first session Monday, June 19 to Wednesday, June 21. (Please be aware that the dates have changed from the original dates)

    The tournament will provide an atmosphere convenient to both teams and college coaches with 6 central fields side by side and a second site with two additional fields (one turf) a short walk away. Thus allowing every player to be seen and evaluated consistently and effectively throughout the tournament.

    Fields: grass and field turf, so bring cleats and your preference for turf shoes or cleats.



    2017 Waivers / Administration (NOT AVAILABLE YET)

    All Players need to have both a King of the Hill Health waiver & a King of the Hill Release waiver on file.

    2017 King of the Hill Tournament Health Waiver and King of the Hill Tournament Release Waiver

    Please sign the forms and either 1) Scan and email it to coach Calleri or 2) mail it to coach Calleri at

    Burning River Lacrosse
    Attn: Coach Calleri
    2154 Arthur Avenue, Suite 926
    Lakewood, Ohio 44107

    DO NOT MAIL THESE FORMS TO KING OF THE HILL. 

    YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PLAY WITHOUT THESE FORMS. 



    2017 Tournament Rules / Format

    • Each team plays 5 games.
    • Games will be officiated under College Rules.
    • Two 25-minute running time halves. Halftime is 3 minutes. (Time to be kept by officials on the field)
    • Keep it in for the team ahead in last 2 minutes
    • Face-offs after each goal and the beginning of each half.
    • Penalties will be one minute for technical fouls and two minutes for personal fouls.
    • The penalty will begin on official's restart of play after penalty is called and player is in the penalty box.
    • The officials will keep all penalty time.
    • Any fighting or flagrant disrespect toward an official or any other person will result in expulsion for the remainder of the tournament. No Exceptions, No Refunds.
    • NO TIMEOUTS



    2017 Tournament Schedule (Schedule Not Yet Available)

    Schedule - The actual tournament format / schedule will be released in June. The general schedule is below.

    Monday June 19, 2017

    • 11 am – 1 pm = Check-in Session I (no lunch provided)

    • 2 pm – 4 pm = Practice Sessions

    • 4:30pm – 6:45pm = dinner

    • Evening Games = 5:15pm, 6:20pm, 7:25pm

    Tuesday June 20, 2017

    • 7:30 – 9:30am = Breakfast

    • Morning Games = 8:30am, 9:35am, 10:40am

    • Lunch = 11am to 1pm

    • Afternoon Games = 1pm, 2:05pm, 3:10pm

    • Dinner = 4:30 – 6:45pm

    • Evening Games = 5:15pm, 6:20pm, 7:25pm

    • 8:30pm = 2019 and 2020 All-Star Games; 9:15pm = 2018 All-Star Game.

    Wednesday June 21, 2017

    • 7:30 – 9:30am = Breakfast

    • Morning/Championship Games = 8:30am, 9:35am, 10:40am

    • 10am – Noon = Check-out Session I (no lunch provided)


    2017 College Coaches (In Attendance In Prior Years)

    We have compiled a list of schools that have attend the tournament in the recent past. Please note: that there are no guarantees as to which colleges will attend this summer or which games those coaches in attendance will watch. The best thing to do is to contact the coaches of the schools you have an interest in and let them know which tournaments you will be at this summer.

    College Programs: Air Force Academy, Alvernia College, Aurora University, Bellarmine University, Berry College, Brown University, Bryant University, Bucknell University, Cabrini College, Catholic University, Chestnut Hill College, Christopher Newport University, Colby College, Colgate University, College of the Holy Cross, Connecticut College, Cornell University, CW Post University, Dartmouth College, Denver University, DeSales University, Dickinson College, Dominican College, Drew University, Drexel University, Duke University, Eastern University, Elizabethtown College, Essex Community College, Fairfield University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Franklin & Marshall College, Franklin Pierce University, Georgetown University, Gettysburg College, Goucher College, Grand Conyon University, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Hamilton College, Hampden-Sydney College, Harvard University, Haverford College, Hobart College, Hofstra University, Hood College, Johns Hopkins University, Kenyon College, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Limestone University, Loyola University, Manhattanville College, Marymount University, Marywood University, McDaniel College, Middlebury College, Millsaps College, Misericordia University, Moravian College, Mount Saint Mary's University, Muhlenberg College, Nazareth College, New York Institute of Technology, Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Providence University, Randolph Macon College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Roanoke College, Rosemont College, Rutgers University, Sacred Heart University, Saint Alselm College, Saint John's University, Saint Joseph's University, Salisbury University, Seton Hill University, Sienna College, Stevens Institute of Technology, Stevenson University, Stonybrook University, Susquehanna University, Swarthmore College, United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, University of Delaware, University of Denver, University of Detroit Mercy, University of Mary Washington, University of Maryland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University of Massachusetts, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, Ursinus College, Villanova University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Wesleyan College, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington & Lee University, Washington College, Wesley College, Western New England College, Widener University, Wittenberg University, Wooster College, Yale University.



    2017 Check In / Check Out

    Check-in will be from 11:00 AM – 1:00 pm on Monday June 19th. 

    Check-out will be after your last game on Wednesday June 21th. 

    The tournament director has asked that only the head coach from each team see thier registration personnel at check-in and check-out.  The registration person will hand the head coach the keys/meal cards for the whole group at check-in, and that person will give them all back at check-out.  Players and parents should find the BR Staff Director.  He will hand out and collect keys/meal card. Please note the following fees for lost keys / meal cards

    1. There is a $75 fee if you lose your key

    2. There is a $25 fee if you lose your meal card

    We will email out specific instructions on where to meet as we get closer to the tournament



    2017 Lodging - Players

    2018, 2019 and 2020 Teams - You are staying in the dorms. They are NOT air conditioned

    Please pack accordingly. Players will reside two or three to-a-room; roommate requests will be considered.

    Players will be given keys to their room so they can lock up valuables, but only essentials should be brought to camp.

    NOTE - They have a lock out fee. Keep your key with you.



    2017 Lodging - Parents - Codes are updated for 2017

    The Days Inn Westminster is the closest hotel (the rest are 25 miles away) - 10 King & 5 Double Rooms ($120-$130 per night)
    25 S. Cranberry Road
    Rt 140 & Cranberry Road
    Westminster,  MD  21157
    Phone: 1-410-857-0500

    Use Code: Burning River Parents

    Please note
    - If your last name does not match your son's please contact us after you make a reservation. The hotel asks us to confirm all reservations. If we can not find your name on our summer rosters, and you have not contacted us, we will tell the hotel to cancel the reservation.

    Additionally, McDaniel College has a list of local hotels on their Visitors Guide.



    2017 What To Bring (Dorms) - EACH ROOM NEEDS A FAN!

    • For the room: linens, pillow, fan, toiletries.
    • For the field: game gear for five games; all equipment including but not limited to helmet, mouthpiece, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, sticks, cleats, turf shoes etc.
    • Water Bottles. Water will be provided on every field, but not water bottles.
    • Other: casual clothing for downtime & meals, etc.
    • Money: not too much, but enough for pizzas at night, drinks during the day, etc. from the camp store, which will be located on the fields.


    2017 Transportation / Directions - There Is A Charter Bus For This Tournament

    To help insure the safety of all participants and limit the number of people driving separately, we have arranged for charter bus transportation to and from Delaware University(approximately 8.0 hours away). If you chose to take the bus you need to be aware of the following:

    1. The bus will be leaving at 6:30 AM on Monday June 19, 2017 (DO NOT BE LATE)

    2. The bus will be leaving from the parking lot next to the Holiday Inn in Independence.  The Holiday Inn is located at 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, OH‎ (Just off the highway at exit 155 - Rockside Road)
      1. You will not be allowed to board the bus if we do not have all your forms and checks. 

    3. We are planning on leaving the tournament promptly after the last game.  This should get us into Cleveland between 8:30 pm and 9:30 PM.
      1. The bus will drop off at the Holiday Inn in Independence

    Specific Directions to the tournament can be found HERE. Just enter your address or where you plan to leave.

    General directions to McDaniel College (Westminster, MD) are below.

    • I-480 E toward YOUNGSTOWN
    • Merge onto I-480 E / OH-14 E via EXIT 21 toward YOUNGSTOWN. 
    • Merge onto I-80 E via EXIT 42 toward YOUNGSTOWN (Portions toll).i
    • Merge onto I-76 E / PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE via the exit on the LEFT toward PITTSBURGH (Portions toll) (Crossing into PENNSYLVANIA).
    • Merge onto I-70 E via EXIT 161 toward US-30 / BREEZEWOOD / BALTIMORE (Portions toll).
    • I-70 East past Frederick to Mt. Airy, exiting onto Route 27 Mt. Airy/Damascus (Exit 68).
    • Take Route 27 North to Westminster. Turn left at the intersection of Route 27 and Main Street (Route 32) and drive 1/2 mile.
    • Prior to the stop sign at the McDaniel arch, bear right, continuing on Main Street, and make your first left into Admissions Visitor Parking. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.


    2017 Meals

    The tournament provides the following meals - Dinner on Monday. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Tuesday and breakfast on Wednesday. Our actual meal times will depend on our game schedule.

    Dining Hall Rules

    1. Only one trip to the Dining Hall is allowed per meal time.   

    2. No equipment in the Dining Hall. 

    3. No Cleats in the Dining Hall. 

    4. Must have shirts and shoes on at all times. 

    5. Bus all trays and clean all tables.


    2017 Video

    We will make arrangements with a professional videographer to video our games at this tournament.  Each player will receive access to these videos.  We have done this to help with your college recruiting since every college coach is going to ask you for a highlight tape to determine if you are someone they want to recruit.  This way you have highlight tapes to send that:

    • are professionally done
    • are against known national teams (coaches don’t have to guess if the team you are playing is any good).
    • highlight solid fundamental skills, athleticism and team play.

    The cost of these videos are included in the cost of the tournament.

    Your play on the tapes
    Everything you do (good or bad) at these games is on the DVDs.  If you chase sticks on defense it is there.  If you did not hustle after a GB it is there.  If you caught a pass off your helmet it is there.  The same holds true for all our opponents players.  In addition, they do not get to make a decision as to whether or not these DVDs are going to be sent out to college coaches.  All their good and bad plays are being sent to the college coaches whether they want the coaches to see it or not.

    You need to remember this when you are playing this Summer.  You never know who is taping a game or who is in the stands.  You do not know where they are going to send the tape.  Therefore always play to your full potential.  More players than you can imagine are “discovered” by a coach watching a tape of someone else (I get these phone calls every year).  On the other side more than a few players each year have coaches lose interest in them after watching a tape of them that someone else sent. 

    Take advantage of the first situation and make sure the 2nd never happens to you. 



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