New locations for 2016!

This year the Meltdown is moving to 2 beautiful venues - Episcopal Academy and United Sports Training Center. Be a part of the annual tradition that is the Meltdown Lacrosse Tournament.

We think about the details so you don't have to.

Family friendly block scheduling: spend half of the day on the field, and the other half experiencing Philadelphia and the surrounding areas in one of the countries most historic areas.



  • 22 minute running halves
  • Modified US Lacrosse rules
  • $1600/team entry fee
  • Certified referees
  • Vendor Village and NXTexperience: food, fun & shopping!


High School A (open/varsity)
High School B (9th/10th grade only)
8th Grade (2020) A/B - 7th Grade (2021) A/B - 6th Grade (2022) A/B
5th Grade (2023) A/B - 4th Grade (2024) A/B - 2nd/3rd Grade (2025/2026)

Refund Policy

Age Eligibility 

Tournament divisions are grade based. All players should have just completed the grade for which their team is registered. Players may play up a division, but playing down is prohibited. If your team is a combination team with multiple grades represented, please register in the highest grade division. No Seniors who will be graduating in the Spring of 2016 are allowed to play in this event.

Rules Document coming soon.

Do You Want Your Team Covered?

NEXT LEVEL VIDEO WILL ONLY FILM PRE-ORDERED HIGH SCHOOL PACKAGES at the Meltdown. Games filmed will be in Broadcast Quality HD. Next Level Video uses elevated positions, state of the art film equipment and professional camera operators. Click the link below to learn more.

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Episcopal Academy

Episcopal Academy is one of the top private schools in the country and features 9 playing fields, all with exceptional playing surfaces.

1785 Bishop White Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073
United States
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United Sports Training Center

United Sports Training Center is an immaculate indoor and outdoor facility that was professionally designed and built to host elite sporting events.

1426 Marshallton Thorndale Road
Downingtown, PA 19335
United States
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Registration for the 2016 Meltdown is now open!

Divisions & Cost

High School: HS A (open/varsity) & HS B (9th/10th only)
Youth: 8th (2020) A/B, 7th (2021) A/B, 6th (2022) A/B,
5th (2023) A/B, 4th (2024) A/B, 2nd/3rd (2025/2026)
Cost: $1,600 per team

Questions? Contact:

Ryan Long


So much to see and do on event weekend. Located in the heart of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley, and in close proximity to Philadelphia, your time off the field will be packed with excitement. From unique historical attractions, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a host of different events, your weekend promises to be one to remember.

Explore the videos and resources below to learn more about the extensive array of attractions, activities and legendary experiences waiting.

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