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Tiger Challenge Tournament

 

Tiger Challenge logoSunday, September 23, 2012
8am-5pm
West Windsor Fields, Princeton, NJ

Registration is open for the 2012 Tiger Challenge tournament

For the 8th year running, Tiger Challenge will bring together top level club teams as well as high school and middle school teams from across NJ, NY, and PA! A portion of your fees also support the Princeton Women’s Lacrosse Team! This year the event moves back to West Windsor Fields—a larger event venue—to accommodate five different divisions:
Senior A (2013s & 2014s)
Senior B (2015s & 2016s)
Middle School U13 (2017s & 2018s)
Middle School U11 (2019s & 2020s)
Lil Scoopers (2021s & 2022s) NEW in 2012!

Tiger Challenge tournament details:

  • 7 v 7 championship format played on half field; all players play both offense and defense
  • All teams guaranteed 5 games: 4: 17 minute pool play games with the ability for at least 1 playoff game; all playoff games are 15 minutes
  • Running clock with a central horn
  • Certified officials will be on all games NEW in 2012!

Get more details, all rules and regulations and all registration information here!

Tiger Challenge is the inaugural event for the Ultimate Events & Sports Management company. A new organization dedicated to providing premier events and tournaments, currently specializing in lacrosse. We want to provide all teams, coaches, spectators, and athletes the ultimate tournament experience. We are committed to offering teams excellent customer service on and off the field. We are dedicated to hosting tournaments that will offer athletes an opportunity to play competitive games at all levels in an optimal environment that will allow the athletes to peform their best while having a lot of FUN!

Ultimate Events co-directors Michele DeJuliis and Rebecca Wells share a true passion for athletics, the sport of girl’s lacrosse, and the role they play in a young athlete’s life. They have joined forces to bring quality lacrosse tournaments at a reasonable cost to the national and local communities.

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Michele DeJuliis is the founder of Ultimate Lacrosse, read more about her here.

Rebecca Wells grew up playing lacrosse in Coatesville, PA and went on to play at the University of Pittsburgh where she was team captain her senior year. While earning her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Exercise Physiology from Pitt, she worked on a state funded research grant examining risk factors for Heart Disease. Parts of her responsibilities were to run community wellness seminars, events, and fairs for the Cardiovascular Institute.

In addition, while in Pittsburgh, she coached for and was a board member for the lacrosse club Intrepid, and was the head varsity coach at Shaler High School, where she earned 2005 WPIAL Coach of the Year honors. She eventually moved on to be the Head Women’s Lacrosse and Field Hockey Coach at Seton Hill University, a NCAA Division II institution, for 3 years, before moving back to the Chester County Area. She later became the Women’s Lacrosse Program Director at United Sports in Downingtown, PA for 4 years, where she was the Director of some of the nation’s most premier events: IWLCA Champions Cup, All American Showcase – Champions Cup, IWLCA Capitol Cup (before becoming the Nation’s Capitol Cup), Girls Upper Atlantic, and Fall Classic. In addition, she was most recently the Head Coach at Kennett High School before taking time off from coaching to spend more time with her family.