The Brewtown Showdown is a multi-level lacrosse tournament that provides separate divisional play for Boys' U9, U11, U13, U15, U17, U19, Adult Men's teams.
The Brewtown Showdown is also known as the Milwaukee Lacrosse Festival. This tournament is entering is fifteenth year.
The 2015 tournament will be played in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin on August 1st and 2nd. This is a wonderful tournament atmosphere with lacrosse outfitters, local concessions and food suppliers, competitive games, fun times and awards for the victors.
We hope to see you and your teams this August.
Midwest Orthopedic Sports Complex
W212 N4933 Weyer Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(This is just a bit west of the Brookfield Indoor Soccer Complex)
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What's the story of the Brewtown Showdown?
2015 marks the 15th Annual Milwaukee Lacrosse Festival - Brewtown Showdown
The Brewtown Showdown was started in 2000 as men's tournament in order to bring teams from nearby regions together to play against the newly established Milwaukee Lacrosse Team. There were six teams involved in the first year with teams coming from Chicago, Michigan and even Toronto. We held the first youth game with what later became players that established the Verona and University School teams.
Over the years we have added a youth component in conjunction with the Milwaukee Area Youth Lacrosse Association and most recently the girl's high school portion. At this point for 2015, we will have seven different divisions of play for five age groups. We anticipate hosting forty teams during the weekend.
Play hard, have fun and honor the game!
Games will start Saturday morning at 8:00 AM and run all day until 6:00 PM. Games will continue Sunday morning and teams will play for a championship.
- Games will consist of two 22 minute running halves
- Five minutes at half time
- One 60 second timeout per game
- Penalties start on the restart whistle when the player is in the box
- Each team will play a minimum of four games – two/three Saturday and one/two on Sunday
- Trophies will be awarded to top youth, high school and adult division teams.
2015 Divisional fees & age brackets.
Team divisions have changed from past years to adapt to the US Lacrosse bracketing. In past years we have had teams based on grade level ( i.e 5/6, 7/8, high school, post high school). We will continue to offer those grade levels, but we will also have age based teams.
The age based teams for men's lacrosse will be divided as follows:
- U9 born after 8/31/2005
- U11 born after 8/31/2003
- U13 born after 8/31/2001
- U15 born after 8/31/1999
- High School - Graduated seniors are allowed to play at this level and should play
- Men's - High School Senior, College club, post-college club
- Women's Open - high school, post high school and club level
Early bird online registration deposits of $300 are due by June 31st. The team deposit will be $300. This is non-refundable. Balance is due by July 24th.
Entry fee on July 24th will increase by $100 based on availability.
- Youth U9, U11 - $755
- Youth U13, U15 - $895
- High School division - $975
- Men's division - $1,100
- Girls division - $600
We want to thank our hotel participants by alotting blocks of rooms to accommadate the teams participating in the Brewtown Showdown. Please consider our hotel sponsors when you make your reservations.
If you need assistance with rooms, please contact Robin Buckley at 262-717-9996.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Brewtown Showdown. Sponsorships include field sponsors, signage on the website, coaches folders, vendor village, referee uniforms, program guides.
Contact the Hot4Lax office at (262)717-9996 for details.