BattleLax is a Northern Virginia based premier select travel lacrosse program that provides offseason lacrosse opportunities for elite-level lacrosse players from U9 through High School.


BattleLax 2018/2019 Team


Location:  Highland School

597 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Dates:  Sundays, Times:  11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Head Coach for this team will be Rich Klares.

Coach Klares - - (703) 405-1466



Boys 2018/2019 Team:

  • IMLCA National Cup: June 16-18, 2017 at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA  -
    • Select Showcase presented by Adidas on Friday, June 16th at LVC for individual uncommitted players 2021-2018.  Each program will submit nominations for each team participating and get a minimum of 4 players per grad year. 
    • National Cup Tournament: June 17-18 at LVC for grad years 2021-2018. Games will be Saturday and Sunday wrapping up no later than 4pm Sunday.
  • Shootout for Soldiers - BaltimoreJune 20th or 21st - One game some place in a 24 hour period. We will be asking you to fundraise for our veterans

  • Gait Cup:  June 26-28, 2017 at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg PA -
    • The fee for this tournament is not included in the roster fees.  Players will pay $560 to play in this tournament and stay on campus or $360 to stay off campus and commute.
    • BattleLax encourages players to stay on campus in the dorms.  We will have coaches in the dorms and we will also be providing bus transportation to this tournament.  We are looking at transportation options the cost will likely be about $100 round trip and $60 one way.  Still working on this…
  • East Coast Lacrosse Classic: July 8 -9, 2017 at Caravel Academy in Bear, DE. -
  • FLG in 3D Summer Shootout:  July 14 – 16 , 2017  at Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, MD -
  • East Coast Summer Showcase/Invitational:  July 22, 2017 at Poolesville, MD -


  • Tournament plans are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. 
  • Practices will generally be on Sundays or Saturday evenings.
  • Cost for players selected to the BattleLax 2018/2019 team will be a $975.00 Roster Fee per player( not including the fee for Gait Cup), in addition to the non-refundable Registration Fee.  In addition to roster fees there will also be a cost paid by players directly to the Gait Cup Tournament of $560.00 (which includes room and board)
  • Uniforms remain the same as last fall.  The uniforms are not included in the roster fee.  They are available for purchase for those that need them for $100. Prices for uniforms are as follows:
    • Pinnie:                      $35
    • Shooter Shirt:        $35
    • Shorts:                      $30
    • Total:                        $100
  • Roster fees include all practices and tournament fees except Gait Cup, the roster fee also includes:
  • Roster fees do not include travel expenses.  Players are expected to get to provide their own transportation and if necessary lodging for tournaments.



For questions please send an email to:   or call Jim Eckert at 571-238-7466