Inaugural Big 12 Fall Classic & Clinic Set To Take Place Sunday in Columbia (Md.)

Big12-CircularThe Big12 Fall Invitational inaugural event is set to take place this Sunday at Blaindair Park and Oakland Mills HS in Columbia, MD. The event committee, participating sponsors and our ALS donation partner Brigance Brigade Foundation have developed an exceptional lacrosse tournament representing the nation’s top 2018 and 2019 high school lacrosse talent from a group of the top club programs.

The following clubs will be in attendance: Dukes, SweetLax, Orange Crush, Annapolis Hawks, Rock Lacrosse, FCA Maryland, MadLax, Blue Star, Team Carolina, C2C Atlanta, Iron Horse, TWIST, Loggerheads and Long Island Jesters.

Big12 was developed as an elite recruiting tournament platform for 2018 and 2019 teams, but as importantly Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational combines the current growth and enthusiasm for the game of lacrosse with an important cause: the Battle Against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Proceeds from the event will go to the Brigance Brigade Foundation to support families with members suffering from ALS.

ALS is a disease that affects only the body, not the mind. ALS affects nerves that surround the spinal cord that control our muscles. Patients ultimately lose the ability to use their muscles, and end up in a wheelchair unable to move, speech is normally affected and ultimately lost…although the body is affected the mind remains intact.

Receiving support like automated wheelchairs with built in respirators, computerized communication tools and other critical support tools can significantly enhance the quality of life of those suffering and for the families and members offering support. Big12 Fall Lacrosse Tournament will raise funds to provide this support.

Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational welcomes those in the lacrosse community to attend as spectators at the Big12 event Sunday 11/15 at Blandair Park Columbia, MD. Visit the Big12 website for tournament details. There will be opportunities to watch great high school lacrosse and learn more about how you can support the Brigance Brigade Foundation and those families and members suffering from ALS.

If you are interested is supporting the Battle for ALS you can offer support by visiting the Brigance Brigade Foundation site at this link. Those willing to offer support can write in Big12 Lacrosse to the comment area of the online support form…and also offer addition comments about your interest in supporting our cause and the Big12 event.


Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational Battle ALS Youth Clinic

Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational ( held on Sunday November 15 at Blandair Park Columbia Maryland will offer a youth clinic for boy’s lacrosse players in the 3rd – 5th grades.

The clinic will be held from 12pm-1:30pm in the midst of the tournament hosted by Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational and directed by NCAA coaches from UMBC, Navy, Mercer, Hobart, High Point and Mt. St. Mary’s.

The clinic will focus on basic lacrosse skills and fundamentals for young lacrosse athletes. Skills important to young players continued development in the game of lacrosse. It provides a lacrosse learning opportunity for young lacrosse players but also an opportunity to witness national high school club lacrosse recruiting event with the nations premier clubs in attendance.

If you are interested in participating in the clinic you can register via the link below. Details on fields, locations and the clinic will be emailed to all registered participants. Clinic is $25.00.

Big12 Fall Lacrosse Invitational Boys Youth Clinic Registration Form

Proceeds from the boy’s youth clinic and the Big12 event will go to the Brigance Brigade Foundation to support families and members suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

Rock Lacrosse
10807 Falls Rd
Box #542
Brooklandville, MD 21022

Kevin Mayer
Director – Rock Lacrosse
cell: 443-813-1084

Brigance Brigade Foundation
Executive Plaza I, Suite 105
11350 McCormick Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Phone: (410) 878-2030

For more information, please email:

For press inquiries, please contact:
Eve Hemsley
Phone: 443-864-4246

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