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Lacrosse tournament brings some of the best to Lake Placid

The 24th Annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic was a good economic boost for the Adirondack region.

The 24th Annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic was a good economic boost for the Adirondack region. Photo provided

— In all nearly 500 lacrosse games are planned on 12 fields all located a short distance from Lake Placid. With approximately 4,000 players from across the country and 1.5 additional visitors per player, an estimated 9,500 guests will create significant economic impact in Lake Placid over the seven days of the event. The Lake Placid Visitors Bureau and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism estimate direct spending from the tournament will exceed $4 million.

Tournament week begins with the scholastic divisions taking center stage from Monday through Wednesday afternoon. Thereafter, adult division action takes over beginning Wednesday afternoon and continues through the weekend. Saturday is the marquis day of the entire week as play-off games will be held in eight divisions, and will feature well-known teams and individuals.

Follow the 2013 Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament on its’ state-of-the-art web platform (lakeplacidlax.com), powered by Sport NGIN.

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