This page has been put together to help answer any questions that spectators might have about attending this years Rathbones National Schools Lacrosse Championships.
RNSLC Tournament Dates
Friday 2nd March 2018 – Under 19A
Saturday 3rd March 2018– Under 19A
Sunday 4th March 2018 – Under 19B
Monday 5th March 2017 – Under 15A
Tuesday 6th March 2017– Under 14 and Under 13
**Please be aware that this year sees a change of date to the U19B age category**
Games on Friday, Monday and Tuesday will start from 10:00am and Saturday and Sunday will start from 9:15am with all games finishing no later than 5.00pm on each day depending on how far the school progresses in the tournament. Exact timings of games can be found on the Schedule & Results page of this site.
RNSLC Venue Address
The Championships are played at Surrey Sports Park,Richard Meyes Rd, Guildford,Surrey,GU2 7AD
Spectators Entry Fee
Each Spectator will be expected to purchase a ticket at the entrance gate during the event.
The daily entry fee will be £7.50 and U16’s Free.
RNSLC Site Map
Please see below the Championship site Map, please be aware that the Championships will be taking over all of the Surrey Sports Park external facilities.
Each age category will be allocated a pitch to play and this information will be available as you arrive at the site .
Here is printable site map for spectators to download — RNSLC 2018 – Site Map
Medical and First Aid
A full medical team will be on hand throughout RNSLC.
The RNSLC would not be the same without you; the spectators out on the sidelines, supporting the teams. To say thank you and to help keep you going throughout the day,Rathbone Investment Management has created an area for spectators to warm up, enjoy comfortable seating, use WiFi and check out the latest RNSLC scores.
All spectators will receive a voucher with the event programme on arrival which you will be able to redeem for a complimentary artisan coffee,tea or hot chocolate.
Rathbone Investment Management (Rathbones) has been a committed supporter of junior women’s lacrosse since 2011.
English Lacrosse and Rathbones were delighted to announce an extended partnership at the beginning of 2014, which would see the continued support of the annual Rathbones National Schools Lacrosse Championship (RNSLC) as well as becoming title sponsor of the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women Lacrosse World Cup.
Not only has Rathbones’ support allowed us to continually develop the RNSLC they have also supported the Rathbones Community Expansion Programme.
English Lacrosse look forward to the continued partnership with Rathbones and what we can achieve together over the next few years in the development of junior women’s lacrosse.
Keep an eye out for the blue Rathbones lanyards at RNSLC.
Rathbones have representatives that come down to the Championships every year to support and you will find them cheering from the sideline or in Rathbones Retreat.
If you are a current Rathbones client please speak with your investment manager about arranging entry to the Championships.
Parking for the Championship on Friday 2nd March, Sunday 4th March, Monday 5th March and Tuesday 6th March will be on-site at Surrey Sports Park in the designated Lacrosse Car Park.
PLEASE NOTE THE ENTRANCE TO SURREY SPORTS PARK ON SATURDAY 3rd March WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
A complimentary park-and-ride will be available on Saturday 4th March for all spectators,simply follow the AA road signs to the park and ride car park.
Park & Ride Sat-Nav – Postcode GU2 7XS
Directions to the Park& Ride Car Park:
1. Take the exit towards Park Barn/Onslow Village University
2. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Egerton Road
3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit
4. Counitue onto Perimeter Road into the Car Park
1. Take the exit toward Onslow Village/Guildford Centre
2. At the roundabout,take the 1st exit
3. Contiune onto Perimeter Road into the Car Park
Please be aware that there is a STRICT NO pets/dogs policy onsite at Surrey Sports Park and spectators will be refused entry onto the site if there are not willing to comply. We respectfully suggest that you do not leave your pets in the car.
Photograph and Video Consent Form
If spectators wish to take photographs you will be required to complete a consent from which can either be complete prior to the Championship or on arrival at the entrance tent.
Follow these link to download the Spectator Photo Consent Form and read the English Lacrosse Photograph & Video Policy Statement
Electronic Scoring System – Macoocoo
Make sure you check out all the latest scores and schedules for the Championships.
More information on how to access the scoring system can be found on the RNSLC website
There will be a number a number of WCs around the site, as well as facilities in Surrey Sports Park.
Wet Weather – Safety
Please be reminded that as an outdoor event and under wet conditions the ground may become slippy and appropriate footwear should be worn.