2014 EVENT INFO
Welcome to the Gold Coast Lacrosse Shootout. We are a high quality tournament played on high quality fields against great competition. The number participating teams has grown tremendously in just 3 years. We expect over 90 teams this year and we will sell out at some divisions this year. Register early to reserve your spot.
There are seven lighted fields, a playground, a concession stand, a picnic pavilion and restrooms within this park. The park is located near the Broward Mall, just south of the Broward Boulevard and Pine Island Road intersection and north of I 595. Protected by Thor Guard Lightning System.
There are five lighted fields, a playground, a concession stand, a picnic pavilion and restrooms within this park. The park is located approximately 1 mile from Pine Island Park, just north of Broward Boulevard and west of Pine Island Road. Protected by Thor Guard Lightning System.
Pine Island Park to Central Park
(1.5 miles, 5 minutes)
Exit to Pine Island North. Turn left at Broward Blvd (light). Turn right on Central Park Drive (across from Jacaranda). Take 1st right into park.
Central Park to Pine Island Park (1.5 miles, 5 minutes)
Exit to Central Park Drive and turn left towards Broward Blvd. Turn left on Broward Blvd. Turn right on Pine Island Road. Turn left on SW 3rd St.
Boys (date of birth is the determining factor for U9-U15. Grade determines U17 and Boys and HS Elite) U9 Born after 8/31/2002 (3rd/4th grades) with goalies
U11 Born after 8/31/2000 (5th/6th grades)
U13 Born after 8/31/1998 (7th/8th grades)
U15 Born after 8/31/1996 (9th/10th grades, HS players allowed)
U17 Rising Stars (no seniors)
HS Elite (all high school classes including seniors) Girls (date of birth is the determining factor for U9-U15. Grade determines U17 and Boys andHS Elite) MS Grades 6-8 HS Grades 9-12
TOURNAMENT FEATURES - 4 game minimum
- A & B tournaments attempted in each division if at least 4 teams - Round robin and playoff phases
- Championships in each division
- MVP stick for winning team to award - Tournament Champion T-Shirts for teams finishing 1st in each division
- Dick's Sporting Good tournament discounts (retail store nearby)
- Braveheart Mini Tournament sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods
- Lots of vendor booths (see logos at bottom) - Tournament scores on our iPhone. Scan QR code
- Download our app for weather info, results, schedules, field maps, etc. Search the store for BROWARD LACROSSE Itunesor Android App
Dick's Sporting Goods Braveheart Tournament-all teams can participate. At registration check in, each team will submit the names of their designated goalie and field player to compete in the Dick's Braveheart Mini Tournament which will take place during Sat and Sun. The same players must be used throughout the BH tournament. Matches happen quickly and will start on the designated time. Players are responsible for being at the Braveheart field in time to participate in their match. Dick's gift certificates will be awarded to the winners.
____________________________________________________________________________________ TheOfficial Sporting Goods Retailer of the Gold Coast Lacrosse Shootout will have GCLS Shop Day at the Plantation location on October 24-26th ONLY for 20% off THE ENTIRE STORE(Some restrictions). Players can also pick up a discount sheet w/ 10% off coupons that are good for a longer time but cannot be used with the special SHOP DAY coupon.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 20% SHOP DAY FLYER
CLICK ON THE GRAPHIC BELOW TO DOWNLOAD THE 10% COUPONS
____________________________________________________________________________________ TOURNAMENT ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY Glossy Finish will be the official photography company at the Gold Coast Shootout. If you want Amazing Action Photos from a professional sports photographer you need
to SIGN UP before your player gets on the field. They do not take random photos and spots are limited. So, go now to www.glossyfinish.com/photosignup
All products (custom posters, collages, and CDs of digital images) are
available to view, purchase, and take home right from the Mobile Photo
Lab at the event. Don't let his memory pass you by!
REGISTRATION FEES & DEADLINES All registrations are per team
The registration fee is $1100.
Programs registering 4 or more teams get a $100 per team discount.
$500 Deposit per team due upon registration, balance due September 30.
Late fee $150 after October 1.
The deadline for team roster is Thursday, October 23. The deadline for player waivers is Friday Oct 24 at noon.
HOTEL INFORMATION Tournament Room Block Our tournament hotel provider is EMC Venues. go to the following link to book your rooms at discounted rates for our tournament.
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES/BRACKETS Schedules are completed and will be are posted on the TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES page approximately 2 weeks prior to the tournament. It is always good to check this site on Friday eve to make sure you have current schedules. Any changes will be noted on the schedules page in the notes area.
SPONSORS/VENDORS Vendor area will be available for players and parents for lacrosse and other items. We welcome sponsors and vendors and have sponsor packages available. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of or vendor at the tournament, please complete our Vendor Registration Form or email
PLAYER ROSTER/WAIVERS Roster form will need to be submitted via email no later than Thursday, October 24. Player waivers are to be completed online by each participant by following the link below. WAIVERS SHOULD NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL A TEAM HAS REGISTERED. The link will guide participants to create a login account and complete the form. Player who have completed their waivers will appear on the team roster on the site. All players must be current US Lacrosse members. The waiver process will verify that. Roster Form (Excel) Player Waiver LINK
TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS The Gold Coast Lacrosse Shootout is organized and run by BROWARD LACROSSE ADVANTAGE, INC., owned and operated by Pete Dunne and Shaun Bamforth, long time coaches and supporters of youth lacrosse in South Florida. We are excited to provide this great tournament with the assistance of and in the beautiful city of Plantation Florida. The facilities are great and the weather can't be beat. We look forward to the competition. To learn more about Broward Lacrosse Advantage and the programs we offer visit the MAIN PAGE of this website. To learn more about Pete and Shaun visit the ABOUT US page of this website.