LOS ANGELES, CA. (FEBRUARY 6, 2020) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) is proud to announce a partnership with NXT Sports to support the league’s 2020 PLL Weekend in Atlanta on June 6th and 7th, at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium. NXT operates ‘Summer Jam’ and ‘Southern Invitational’ tournaments in and around Kennesaw, GA – combining as one of the premier youth lacrosse event weekends in the country. The partnership aims to support one of the largest existing lacrosse gatherings in the South with a PLL Game Weekend to drive game attendance and create a remarkable experience for attendees.
“We’re extremely excited to collaborate with an esteemed organization like NXT,” says Mick Davis, Head of Ticketing for the PLL. “We’re thrilled to provide this opportunity to the organizations and families that will be attending the tournaments, and believe their attendance will help create an unbelievable atmosphere at our games. We’re eager to co-create an unforgettable lacrosse weekend in what we believe to be a budding hotbed for the sport.”
“NXT’s partnership with the PLL will create the biggest weekend of lacrosse in the South,” says Peter Lawrence, President and Executive VP of Boys Lacrosse at NXT. “We are excited to merge our first-class youth event with an industry-leading pro event in the Atlanta area, and we look forward to June 6-7.”
For more information about the PLL and games visit premierlacrosseleague.com. To learn more and register for Summer Jam or the Southern Invitational, visit nxtsports.com.
ABOUT PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) brings the sport of lacrosse to a national stage for the first time through a tour-based model, complete with the best players the sport has to offer. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group comprised of The Raine Group, Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings and Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The upcoming 2020 season is scheduled to begin on May 29 with the season culminating with a Championship Game on September 20. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL).
ABOUT NXT SPORTS
NXT’s mission is to make the experience matter in everything we do. The mission starts on whiteboards and spreadsheets. It starts with a game plan executed by MVPs at every level. What happens on the field can impact a child way beyond childhood. When you step off the field, all you truly take with you is the experience. We want that experience to matter. NXT is headquartered in the Philadelphia area and has run 80 lacrosse camps and clinics, 32 boys and girls club lacrosse teams, and 55 lacrosse tournaments and recruiting Showcases across the country. To learn more about NXT, visit nxtsports.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@nxtlacrosse), Twitter (@nxtlacrosse), and Facebook (@IAmNXTsports).