As we told you in this space earlier this month, college programs will soon be starting their fall ball events.

Now, it’s time for travel teams throughout the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, to get things going for the fall.

That all starts with fall and spring tryouts, many of which are set for this weekend. (A handful have already been held.)

Here’s a rundown of some of the tryouts coming up in the region:

* Team and fall tournament registration for the Long Island Sting is now under way. For more information, click here.

The Sting has openings at various fall tournaments for sophomores, juniors and uncommitted seniors. The fall schedule has been posted on its

For more info on fall tournaments, contact Ken Miller at

* The Long Island Express is holdings its tryouts this coming Sunday, Sept. 18 and next Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Field of Dreams in Massapequa. There is a $75 tryout fee.

For the tryout schedule, registration information and directions to the field, click here.

* Clarkstown South coach Adam Chagares started a summer travel program, Grip-It N’ Rip-It for players from Rockland, Westchester, Northern New Jersey and Section 9 last summer with three teams. This year, there will be four teams: two high school teams, one seventh/eighth grade team and one fifth/sixth grade team.

Here is tryout info:

Clarkstown South High School Turf Field
31 Demarest Mill Road
West Nyack, NY 10994

Cost for Tryouts: Free

Rising Seventh and Eighth Grade Team Tryouts:
Sept. 24, 4:30 p.m. – 7  p.m.
(For players currently in sixth and seventh grades)

Rising Fifth and Sixth Grade Team Tryouts:
Sept. 24, 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
(For players currently in fourth and fifth grade)

H.S. Teams Tryouts:
Oct. 8 and Oct. 15
4 – 6: p.m.
Players currently in eighth, ninth, 10th and 11th grades

* Cross River, N.Y.-based Prime Time will be hold free tryouts with onsite registration Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18. The schedule, set for the John Jay Middle School (the grass field behind JJMS), is as follows:

Saturday, Sept. 17

Prime Time 2020 (Current fourth-graders): 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Prime Time 2019 (Current fifth-graders): 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Prime Time 2018 (Current sixth-graders): 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Prime Time 2017 (Current seventh-graders) 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sunday Sept. 18

Prime Time 2016 (Current eighth-graders): 10 a.m. to noon
Prime Time 2015 (Current ninth-graders):  10 a.m. to noon
Prime Time 2014 (Current 10th-graders):  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Prime Time 2013 (Current 11th-graders):  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

For more, click here.

* Rye, N.Y.-based Head, Heart and Hustle is offering fall tournament teams.

For more info on that, as well as tryouts for HHH’s summer team, click here.

* Ridgefield, Conn.-based Superstar has its final tryouts for Team Superstar 2011 Fall and 2012 Summer on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Ridgefield High School’s Tiger Hollow Stadium. Registration is now open.

* Registration is open for the Fairfield County, Conn.-based Connecticut Chargers‘ fall ball program.

For more info, click here.

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7 Responses to “Fall travel team tryout schedules set”

  1. 3Tribes says:

    Tryouts for the Summer 2012 3Tribes Lacrosse Teams will be held on Sept 18, 2011 at Brewster High School

    9am-Noon for Grades 5-8
    1-3pm for Grades 9-11
    Cost $20, Please bring check or cash to the day of tryout, Register online by going to the Register Online page on

    The Mission of 3Tribes Lacrosse is simple: To provide our players with the best coaching, the best competition, and the best opportunity to be discovered by college coaches. Notable coaches include: Brian Kuczma (2x US Lacrosse Coach of the Year at Putnam Valley HS, National Defenseman of the Year, 2-Time MLL All-Star), Kevin Kuczma (Former Greeley Coach, Current Assistant at New Fairfield HS), Mike Honey (Brewster Head Coach), and Matt Witko (2x All-American and National Champion at Tufts University).

    Any questions, call John Pendergast

  2. Hudson Valley Spartans says:

    Tryouts for Hudson Valley Spartans Summer of 2012 teams will be on September 18 for current 4-7th graders at Pleasantville High School. 5-7 pm.

    Tryouts for HV Spartans Summer of 2012 High School players (current 8-11 graders) will be held on October 23, 5-7 pm at Pleasantville High School.

    No Fee for tryout!!

    Web Site:

    Roster spots still available for Fall 2011 teams at the High School level

  3. Fall Warriors says:

    Westchester Warriors U-17 team is filled and on wait list status.

    Westchester Warrrior U-15 team is filled except they need 2 goalies.

    First Practice is at Kennedy Catholic Brand New Turf Sunday October 16, 3-5pm

    Tournaments are: Umass, Yale, Fairfield


  4. Hudson Valley Spartans says:

    Hudson Valley Spartans summer team youth tryout (current 4-7 graders) this Sunday, September 18th, Pleasantville HS, 5-7 pm.

    Hudson Valley Spartans summer High School tryout (current 8-11 graders) Sunday, October 23, Pleasantville HS, 5-7 pm.

    NO FEE REQUIRED! for any questions

  5. 3Tribes says:

    Tryout for the Summer 2012 3 Tribes Lacrosse Teams has been Rescheduled

    Tryouts will be held on October 23, 2011
    Location and Times will be announced shortly.

    Please pre-register on the website at! Cost is $20 to tryout.

    Any questions, call John Pendergast

  6. Summer Tryouts information is available now!

    Clarkstown South High School
    Turf Field
    31 Demarest Mill Road
    West Nyack, NY 10994

    Cost for Tryouts: Free

    Rising 7th & 8th Grade Team Tryouts:
    September 24th, 2011
    4:30pm – 7:00pm
    Players currently in 6th & 7th grade

    Rising 5th & 6th Grade Team Tryouts:
    September 24th, 2011
    4:30pm – 7:00pm
    Players currently in 4th & 5th Grade

    H.S. Teams Tryouts: (There will be more than one H.S. Team)
    October 8th and 15th, 2011
    4:00 – 6:00pm
    Players currently in 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th grade

    Any questions, please email

    • dcorcoran says:

      Connecticut RIP-IT will be fielding summer travel teams out of Loomis Chaffee in Northern CT (Windsor CT) and Connecticut College in New London CT
      Tryouts are Sat @ Loomis 12/3 or Sunday 12/4 @ New London CT
      All info on

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