MS Fall Travel Team Tournament

Great Lakes Fall Showdown



Great Lakes Fall Showdown

Administration & Logistics - Updated for 2021

  • Who  - 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029 and 2030 Players
  • Dates (1 Day Tournament)

    • Saturday October 2nd: 2028, 2029 and 2030 players
    • Sunday October 3rd: 2025, 2026, 2027 Players
  • LocationERIEBANK Sports Park: 8159 Oliver Rd, Erie, PA 16509
  • Tournament Information 
  • Teams Attending in 2020
    • Grizzly Lacrosse Club, Salty Dawgs, Burning River, True Pittsburgh, Buffalo Bison, Buffalo Lacrosse Academy, Ultimate Lacrosse

2021 Waivers

  • All Players must complete the Great Lakes Fall Showdown waiver - You can NOT play without the waiver.
    • 2021 Great Lakes Waiver (NOT AVAILABLE YET)

Great Lakes Fall Showdown

Tournament Information


  • Each game will consist of 23 minute running halves with a 4 minute halftime.
  • We will play NCAA rules for all games.
  • There will be 2 referees on each field
  • Sticks must meet NCAA standards. There will be no stick checks unless requested by the opposing coach. If the stick is found to be legal, the challenging team will be assessed a 30-second releasable penalty.


Schedule (2021 Great Lakes Tournament - NOT AVAILABLE YET)
The actual tournament format / schedule will be released in September. The general schedule is below.

  • Saturday October 2, 2021 - 2028, 2029 & 2030 Players
    • 8:00 am - Check-in at tournament
    • 9:00 am - Game 1 Field 9
    • 12:00 PM - Game 2 Field 8
    • 2:00 PM - Game 3 Field 6
    • 4:00 PM - Championship Field 1


  • Sunday October 3, 2021 - 2025, 2026, & 2027 Players
    • 8:00 am - Check-in at tournament
    • 9:00 am - Game 1 Field 9
    • 12:00 PM - Game 2 Field 8
    • 2:00 PM - Game 3 Field 6
    • 4:00 PM - Championship Field 1

Check In / Check Out (Tournament)

  • Check-in will be from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM on either Saturday October 2nd or Sunday October 3rd .
  • Check-out will be after your last game on either Saturday October 3rd or Sunday October 4th.
    • Only the BR Tournament Director will check-in and check-out.4Players DO NOT check In / Out at the Tournament HQ
      • Players and parents should find the BR Staff Director.
      • Plan on meeting us at the fields 45 minutes before your first game.
  • We will email out specific instructions on where to meet as we get closer to the tournament
Great Lakes Fall Showdown

Lodging, Transportation & Meals

Lodging - (Parents and Players)

  • With this being a one day tournament, there is no required lodging.
  • If needed there are plenty of hotels in the Erie, PA area that you can make a reservation at.
  • BR is not a travel agency - do not contact us about your hotel stay / booking.


What To Bring (Fields)

  • For the field: all equipment including but not limited to helmet, mouthpiece, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, sticks, cleats, turf shoes etc.
  • Water Bottles. Water will NOT be provided, every player must bring their own water and water bottle.
  • Other: casual clothing for downtime & meals, etc.
  • Money: not too much, but enough for lunch and drinks during the day, etc.

Transportation / Directions - There Is No Bus For This Tournament

  • Please note that there will be no team travel arrangements for this tournament. Therefore, players are responsible for their own transportation to and from the tournaments.
  • Any player needing a ride should contact coach Calleri immediately.  He will help arrange carpools.  Any player/parent willing to help out with carpooling should also contact coach Calleri so that he will know where we have room in cars.  Thank you for your understanding with this matter.
    • Specific directions to Erie, PA can be found HERE. Just enter your address or where you plan to leave from.

Meals - You Must Bring Money For Food As Most But Not All Meals Are Included

  • The tournament DOES NOT provide any meals.
  • The hotels normally have breakfast for the players included in the cost.
  • All other meals are not built in to the trip.
  • Therefore, the kids need to bring money to pay for their meals.  Please plan accordingly.

Note: Please do not skip meals it will come back to haunt you during the games.