US Lacrosse's annual Stars & Stripes event is moving to Durham, North Carolina in 2011 and will be hosted by Duke University on October 8-9. Scheduled to compete are the U.S. men’s and women's national senior teams, which include members of the most recent FIL championship squads, as well as the Duke men's team, the University of North Carolina women's team, and Navy's women's team.
In addition to a full slate of exhibition games, the national teams will also host instructional clinics for youth and high school players prior to Saturday's competition.
The schedule for the weekend’s events is:
Saturday, October 8
1-3 p.m. — Youth and High School Player Clinics
5 p.m. – U.S. Women’s Blue Team vs. University of North Carolina
7 p.m. – U.S. Women’s White Team vs. University of North Carolina
Saturday's games will be played on the lacrosse fields located beside Koskinen Stadium and are free of charge.
Sunday, October 9
9 a.m. – U.S. Women’s Blue Team vs. Navy (PHOTO GALLERY)
11 a.m. – U.S. Men’s Team vs. Duke University (PHOTO GALLERY)
1:30 p.m. – U.S. Women’s White Team vs. Navy
Note: All of Sunday's games will be played at Cardinal Gibbons High School
located at 1401 Edwards Mill Rd. in Raleigh, N.C.
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Sunday's Admission Prices:
$5 for adults & $3 for students.
Children 6 and under admitted for free.
All youth and high school players who attend Saturday's clinic will receive complimentary admission to Sunday's games.
Current US Lacrosse members who show their valid membership card will receive a $2 discount.
Tickets can purchased online before October 7 or at the stadium on the day of the game.
► Tickets for US Lacrosse Members | Tickets for Non-USL Members
All proceeds go directly to the U.S. National Teams program and are used to offset the costs of travel and training throughout the year.
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|The U.S. men's and women's national teams will conduct youth player clinics and compete against top collegiate teams during the 2011 Stars & Stripes Weekend.
Do you want to learn from the best? If so, then participate in a 2-hour player clinic that will be run by some of the best players in the world - members of the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams.
Saturday, October 8
1:00 - 3:00 p.m
Clinics will be held on the lacrosse practice fields located beside Koskinen Stadium.
The cost for each clinic is $50 if pre-registered, which includes a t-shirt, poster, and other opportunities to win official Team USA gear. Walk-up registration, if spots are still available, will be $60.
All clinic participants must be members of US Lacrosse.
To become a member, please click here.
Clinic fees are not refundable unless US Lacrosse has to cancel the clinic due to weather. Make sure to bring your stick, protective equipment, mouthguard, and water bottle. Clinic participants will also receive free admission to all Team USA games during the weekend.
Boys' Registration Links
Grades 3-8 | Grades 9-12
Girls' Registration Links
| Grades 9-12
If you need any additional information about the clinics, please contact:
National Teams Manager