FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2015
The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Presented by The Coca-Cola Company is pleased to announce a partnership with The Laxworm Radio Experience to broadcast games from the first-ever event.
This year’s inaugural World Series takes place in Denver July 2-4. Games will be played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (site of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships), with the championship game moving to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 4. The top two teams will square off for the world championship live on ESPN2 at 1 p.m. MST, before the Denver Outlaws-Boston Cannons Major League Lacrosse game that annually draws more than 30,000 fans.
The Laxworm Radio Experience will broadcast 24 live games from the World Series of Youth Lacrosse, beginning Thursday at 8 a.m. MST.
“We couldn’t be more excited to broadcast our entire event to the world so fans from all over can follow the action in Denver,” said World Series of Youth Lacrosse founder Jake Steinfeld. “Our championship game will be live on ESPN2 on the Fourth of July, and now through this partnership with The Laxworm Radio Experience, fans can listen to all of our exciting games throughout the event.”
“We are thrilled to be a part of the first-ever World Series of Youth Lacrosse and look forward to providing fans all over the world with access to such a monumental event,” said Dan Matthews, creator and co-host of Lacrosse Talk & Director of Programming for The Laxworm Radio Experience
The best U-13 boys teams in the country will compete in the first World Series event: 3d Select Colorado, C2C Dallas, Baltimore Lacrosse Club Crabs, Denver Elite, Eclipse Lacrosse Club (Conn.), Leading Edge Elite 2020 (N.J.), Michigan Warriors, Rising Sons Lacrosse (Penn.), Team 91 Crush (N.Y.) and Team Carolina.
All players competing in the World Series of Youth Lacrosse will receive never-before-seen Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse apparel, including game shorts, a tech T-shirt and a hoodie, as well as a branded gear bag. In addition, all players will receive an official commemorative Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse stick. The two teams in the Championship Game will dress in NFL/MLL locker rooms and be outfitted in special Championship uniforms provided by Warrior.
In addition to competing in the event, players will participate in clinics hosted by members of the Denver Outlaws, attend autograph sessions with Outlaws players and other Major League Lacrosse stars and attend a banquet at Sports Authority Field at Mile High the night before the Championship Game. The event will conclude with all players being acknowledged at halftime of the Denver Outlaws versus Boston Cannons MLL game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
“I am so excited we get to be part of the inaugural World Series of Youth Lacrosse,” said Mike Sportini, Founder of The LaxWorm Radio Experience. “This event is exactly why The Laxworm Radio Experience was founded, to promote lacrosse at all levels: youth to pro and everything in between.”
Make sure to purchase your tickets now for the Outlaws-Cannons game, which includes free admission to the World Series of Youth Lacrosse Championship and a huge fireworks celebration to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Plans are underway to expand the World Series of Youth Lacrosse, with the addition of a girls tournament, international teams and a series of qualifying events in 2016 and eventually a combined participation of 50,000 players.
Major sponsors of the World Series of Youth Lacrosse include The Coca-Cola Company and Warrior Lacrosse. Partners include Wheels Up, MET-Rx, Body by Jake, EDGE Sports and Entertainment, the Denver Outlaws organization and Kumu.
About the Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by The Coca-Cola Company
The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by The Coca-Cola Company will crown its inaugural World Champions on July 4, 2015 at 3 p.m. EDT at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. The Championship Game will be broadcast live on ESPN2. Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Founder Jake Steinfeld, along with Founding Partners Steve Bornstein, Dave Morrow and Ray Schulmeyer, have created the ultimate experience for the youth lacrosse player. Ten U-13 boys teams from around the United States will compete in the preliminary games at Dick’s Sporting Goods Field July 2-4, 2015.
More information on the Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse presented by The Coca-Cola Company can be found at www.worldseriesofyouthlacrosse.com.
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About The LaxWorm Radio Experience
The LaxWorm Radio Experience, founded by Mike “Laxworm” Sportini, launched on January 24, 2015 at the US Lacrosse convention in Baltimore, and is the first 24/7 lacrosse talk radio station in the country. The station can be found on the TuneIn platform (www.tunein.com or the TuneIn App for iPhone or Android). In addition to the World Series of Youth Lacrosse live play-by-play schedule, the station has aired nearly 80 other live play-by-play events and features shows that encompass “Youth to Pro & Everything in Between”
About Lacrosse Talk
Created by Dan Matthews and co-hosted by Max Freter, Lacrosse Talk is North America’s first and most comprehensive show dedicated to the sport of lacrosse. Lacrosse Talk is an anchor show on The LaxWorm Radio Experience and airs every Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Eastern Time.