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Corrigan Sports Signs Multi-Year Deals with IWCLA to Manage Lacrosse Tournaments

Baltimore, MD (July 13, 2012) – Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today that it secured multi-year contracts to manage the IWLCA’s Champion Cup and its newest event, the West Coast Cup. Coupled with the Capital Cup and President’s Cup, CSE will now operate and manage all four of the IWLCA’s marquee girls’ lacrosse recruiting tournaments. Read More…

Baltimore, MD (July 13, 2012) – Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today that it secured multi-year contracts to manage the IWLCA’s Champion Cup and its newest event, the West Coast Cup. Coupled with the Capital Cup and President’s Cup, CSE will now operate and manage all four of the IWLCA’s marquee girls’ lacrosse recruiting tournaments.

Gothard Lane, IWLCA president, said: “We’re excited to be working exclusively with CSE for all of our tournaments because it ensures a consistent, first-class experience for college coaches, club coaches, student-athletes and the host cities. And by adding the West Coast Cup to our calendar next year it will help take our events and the sport to new heights in the coming years.”

The 2013 Champions Cup will take place June 21-23 at the River City Sportsplex (formerly known as SportsQuest) in Midlothian, Va. The date and the location are still to be determined for next summer’s inaugural West Coast Cup.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with the IWLCA again for the Champions Cup and we look forward to building the West Coast Cup” stated CSE President Lee Corrigan. “With the rapid growth of lacrosse around the country it was a natural for us to add a high profile West Coast event.”

The 2011 President’s Cup set girls club lacrosse tournament attendance records as 363 coaches representing 257 universities took in all the action in Naples, Florida. Next weekend’s Capital Cup, which CSE first started managing last year, will feature 260 teams. Registration for both events sold out within 15 minutes of registration opening.

Registration for the Champions Cup and West Coast Cup will open December 3rd and 17th, respectively. Capital Cup signups will take place on Feb., 4, 2013, while President’s Cup signups will begin March 25, 2013.

About Corrigan Sports Enterprises
CSE was established in 1991 with the goal of creating, managing and implementing sports and event marketing opportunities for the corporate community. In that time, CSE grew into one of the strongest marketing organizations in the Baltimore/Washington area. In 2010 the addition of the Oakland (Ca.) Running Festival and the partnership with the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) enabled CSE to expand nationally. Other CSE properties include the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic, Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival, the Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield Frederick Running Festival, Pro Beach East Volleyball series, the Baltimore 10 Miler, and the Baltimore Bike Jam, to name a few.

In 2009, Adam O’Neill, Harry Alford and Thomas Alford launched Lacrosse Playground as the preeminent site for lacrosse gearheads. For years Lacrosse Playground provided lacrosse fans with tutorials and tips on how to string a lacrosse head, up-close looks at the gear the top players used and sneak peeks at equipment and uniforms before they were released. More than 10 years and millions of visits later, Lacrosse Playground has relaunched with a focus on storytelling. Our mission is to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest lacrosse news, share insights into the sports betting and fantasy lacrosse world and showcase the lifestyles and personalities of the sport of lacrosse through articles, videos and podcasts.

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