The third annual Warrior 40 Competition, an ESPN High School event, will be held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., August 13-15. The Warrior 40 is a three-day event for the nation’s best high school boys lacrosse players, and focuses on improving their game, knowledge and life skills on and off the field.
A panel of lacrosse experts for the Warrior 40 Competition is currently conducting a nationwide search for the top 40 boys’ high school lacrosse players. Participating athletes will be announced early this summer.
The final Warrior 40 athletes will travel to Colorado to receive advanced one-on-one lacrosse instruction and learn valuable life skills lessons from past and present Major League Lacrosse superstars.
Date Event Location
August 14, 2012 Warrior 40 Practice and Skills Competition Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (Commerce City, Colo.)
August 15, 2012 Warrior 40 Final Competition Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (Commerce City, Colo.)
Past players in the competition include University of North Carolina’s Joey Sankey and Jimmy Bitter, Johns Hopkins’ Wells Stanwick, University of Virginia’s Ryan Tucker, Maryland’s Goran Murray, Harvard’s Jake Gambitsky, Notre Dame’s Connor Doyle, Duke’s Brian Dailey and Albany’s Lyle Thompson.
For athletes to be considered for the Warrior 40, they must fill out a Warrior 40 Player Submission Form and either email Kirstin.Olsen@espn.com as a link or mail us a DVD of their game/highlight video:
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For more information about the 2012 athletes and the Warrior 40 go to Warrior40.com
Headquartered in Warren, Mich., Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry’s premier manufacturers of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel for lacrosse and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Warrior was founded in 1992 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow. Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths, including technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. www.warrior.com
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