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European Lacrosse Championships Lax Festival Registration Is Now Open!

Definitely want to get to Amsterdam ASAP. Perfect opportunity!

The European Lacrosse Championships are coming up this Summer in Amsterdam, and even if you aren’t on a European National Team, you can still go, check out the games, and get a TON of lacrosse in for yourself.  The EC12 will obviously only feature Euro National Sides, but because lacrosse is a community game, there will ALSO be a Festival taking place where both Men’s and Women’s Club teams can compete.  This is a great chance to see some great lacrosse in Europe, and also play.

The chances of me going to Amsterdam for this and playing in the Festival are high to quite high.  Full info from the EC12 group is below:

Dear Laxer,

It’s happening!!!!  The European Lacrosse Championships 2012 proudly announces the opening of the registration period for the best and biggest lacrosse tournament for everybody in the summer of 2012:  the EC12 Festival!!!!

Whether you want to be in Amsterdam to support your National team, play against teams from all around the globe, or just want to have a fun time in Amsterdam and play lacrosse and party lots, the EC12 Festival will offer you all of this… and so much more!

The Facts:

Date – June 25-29th, 2012
Location – Amstedamse Bos (Same location as the official EC12)
Who – 24 Men’s teams and 24 Women’s teams.
Costs – 1600 Euro per team, maximum of 20 players per team

What’s included in the deal:

– Free Entrance to ALL parties (we have good ones and a lot of them!)
– Free Entrance to ALL games (including the finals)
– 5 days of lacrosse (incl. fields & refs)
– And of course… the complete and total EC12 atmosphere!

What else you need to know & need to do to be a part of the Festival:

Payment: First come, first served – Actual payment counts, not just the registration

Accommodation: Book your accommodation as soon as possible!!! EC12 has arranged for a campsite close to the venue.  The site is a 30 minute walk or less than 10 minute bike ride from the venue. The campsite will become our EC12 village.  Check their webpage for the different offers.

Registration: For the EC12 Festival application, please use our online form at and follow the steps laid out on the website.  After receipt of your application, we will send an email with details of how to pay.

Contact: In case of questions, please contact us via email:

We look forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam next summer!!!!!!

Yours in Lacrosse,
The EC12 Crew