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 2021 Team


Location:  Highland School

597 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186

Dates:  Sundays, February 19th and 26th

Times:  Noon to 2 pm


This team will be head coached by Shawn Dappen.

BattleLax 2021 are planning 3 tournaments:

  • NXT Meltdown: June 17-18, 2017 Downington, PA  -
  • 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…
  • Shootout for Soldiers - Baltimore:  June 20th or 21st - One game some place in a 24 hour period. We will be asking you to fundraise for our veterans and your coach will be playing in the veteran’s game.
  • Hogan’s Hershey: July 8 -9, 2017 at Hershey PA -
  • FLG in 3D Summer Shootout:  July 14 – 16 , 2017  at Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, 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 2021 team will be a $850.00 Roster Fee per player (not including the fee for Gait Cup), in addition to the non-refundable Registration Fee.  We will break the invoicing for Roster fees into two payments about a month apart.  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 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