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Rathbones National Universities Lacrosse Championships 2016

Rathbones National University Lacrosse Championship February 20th & 21st 2016

English Lacrosse and Rathbones are please to announce the return of the annual Rathbones National Universities 8 a-side tournament for 2016.
This years tournament will be held at The University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

The championship is open to both Men’s and Women’s team from across England, Wales and Scotland.
Teams taking part in the tournament will have the opportunity to face other Universities lacrosse teams whom they do not normally face within the Lacrosse season or BUCS fixtures. The 8 a-side tournament will allow teams to challenge one another and demonstrate their skills in both the round robin stage on the Saturday and in the knock-out stages on the Sunday.

Entry & Payment Process

Universities are only permitted to enter a maximum of 2 men’s and 2 women’s teams into the tournament.
All entry forms and payments must be received by English Lacrosse by 4pm on Friday 15th January 2016.

Fees per gender are as follows:
1 Team – £90
Additional Team – £60

Payments can be made by using the following options:
1. BACS Transfer (Please use the REFERENCE NATUNI16 + name of University)
2. Online Payment
3. Cheque (Made payable to English Lacrosse)

**Entry Fees are non-refundable

Entries will only be considered complete once payment has been received by the English Lacrosse on the closing date.

Player Registration

Once all team entries and payments have been finalised player registration forms will be issued to the primary lacrosse contact. This form will be emailed out on Monday 18th January and will need to be returned by Monday 25th January, the information declared will allow for players membership to be verified to ensure they are covered by the English Lacrosse Insurance policy.

Officials Registration 

Teams will be required to supply qualified officials for the first day of the tournament (Saturday 20th February)  with external officials being supplied by English Lacrosse for finals day on Sunday 21st February.
In accordance with BUCS regulations teams will need to declare the details of their official/s within their player registration form.

Team Entry & Invitation Letter

To enter the National Universities Tournament please complete the on-line entry form below;

Places are provided on a first come, first serve basis so it is advised that teams register as soon as possible.

More information regarding the tournament is clearly provided in the invitation link below.
Please ensure read this information before entering the tournament.

If you require any assistance in entering your team(s) please contact Kerrie Lawler at Head Office at