Under Armour and CSE Agree to All-America Lacrosse Contract Extension
Junior Only Division Added
Baltimore, Md. (January 10, 2020) — Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE), in conjunction with Under Armour and Inside Lacrosse, announced today a four-year contract extension to conduct the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse games and Underclass Tournament.
In addition to the senior All-America games at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Field on July 11, the sport’s most prestigious weekend of high school all-star
lacrosse expands in 2020 with the addition of a juniors only Spotlight Division to the event’s associated Underclass Tournament. The Underclass competition, open to student-athletes from the graduating classes of 2021–
2024, features boys’ and girls’ teams from 12 different areas across the nation. The Underclass Tournament runs from July 9–12.
The new Spotlight Division of the Underclass Tournament includes four to eight additional teams consisting exclusively of players from the graduating class of 2022 competing in a showcase format.
Lee Corrigan, president of CSE, said: “Under Armour’s passion for our great sport is reflected in its continuous commitment to this event since 2006. With lacrosse’s new recruiting guidelines and timetables, the addition of the Spotlight Division gives this coveted age group vital national exposure as they head toward their junior years and initial contact with college coaches.”
The Underclass tournament remains split into two divisions with the Highlight Division (2021 & 2022) and Command Division (2023 & 2024).
Regional teams from Baltimore, CONNY, Long Island, Midwest, New England, New Jersey, Philadelphia, South, Southwest, Upstate NY, Washington, D.C. and West are selected at open tryouts in the respective regions during the months of May and June leading up to the main event.
Registration for the Underclass tryouts is currently open. For more details, visit underarmourlacrosse.com.
About Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc.
The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Games and Underclass Tournament are Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) properties. CSE was established in 1991 with the goal of creating, managing and implementing sports and event marketing opportunities for the corporate community. In its early years, CSE established itself as one of the strongest marketing organizations in the Baltimore/Washington area. Over the last decade CSE has continued to build an impressive resume by managing a variety of sports properties and expanding its reach nationally. CSE’s diverse portfolio now includes high-profile properties in lacrosse (Under Armour All-America Lacrosse, IWCLA Official Recruiting Series, and NCAA Future Champions youth lacrosse tournaments), in running (Baltimore Running Festival, Delaware Running Festival, Oakland Running Festival, Frederick Running Festival and Baltimore 10 Miler) and employs 25 full-time professionals.