The Friday night Philly Charity Showdown is the traditional opening event to Philly Showcase weekend, and as become one of the biggest events on the annual lacrosse calendar. The Philly Charity Showdown features 10 elite high school and club teams from across North America. This year all net proceeds from Philly Charity Showdown will go to support the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Minds Matter initiative, dedicated to improving pediatric concussion care.
2013 Philly Charity Showdown marked the first-ever lacrosse game played at Citizens Bank Park (home of the Philadelphia Phillies)
The 2012 Philly Charity Showdown hosted at PPL Park attracted 91 NCAA lacrosse coaches
All net proceeds from the 2013 Philly Charity Showdown go to support CHOP's Minds Matter initiative
The Philly Charity Showdown is open to public and we hope you will join us
Explore the tabs below to learn about each component of the Philly Charity Showdown:
Episcopal Academy vs. Team Harley (comprised of players from Radnor, Conestoga & Springfield High Schools)
St. Augustine Prep vs. LB3 South
HEADstrong vs. Long Island Express
Top Gun Fighting Clams vs. NXT L.C.
Titanium Elite vs. 3D
Concussions receive substantial attention in national media, but these injuries affect more than just professional athletes.
CHOP’s primary and specialty care network uniquely positions us to be a regional and national leader in concussion care. Our clinical program serves as the infrastructure for:
Be the exclusive premier sponsor of the kickoff to the nation’s preeminent lacrosse event at Citizens Bank Park, a world-famous venue.
Lead sponsor for the Philly Charity Showdown VIP reception in the Citizens Bank Park suites.
Helmet stickers with company logo and message to “play safe” for each player to be worn during games
A unique opportunity to support the young athletes who are competing from around the country and sponsor one of the games scheduled for the evening
Exposure and visibility at private reception for close to 100 college coaches coming from around the country who will be in attendance
Master scoreboard announcement of sponsors
Recognition on pre and post event digital and mixed media promotions and collateral materials
Recognition on pre- and post- event digital and mixed media promotions and collateral materials
All proceeds from NXT Sports' Philly Charity Showdown will be donated to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Minds Matter program. Philly Charity Showdown on November 15, 2013 is the first-ever lacrosse event hosted at Citizens Bank Park and will feature a tremendous lineup of club and high school lacrosse matchups.
NXT Sports launched an Indiegogo Campaign to allow the lacrosse community to contribute towards reaching our goal of $30,000.
General admission and VIP tickets for the Philly Charity Showdown are now on sale. General admission tickets are $20 for adults, and $5 for kids under 12. VIP tickets are $150, which includes seating in the Citizens Bank Park Group Suites, catered food & beverage, panoramic view from outdoor deck, and heated indoor reception. A limited number of VIP reception tickets are available, and will sell-out quickly. To purchase general admission or VIP tickets, please download our ticket order form. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the Phillies Phone Center at 215- 463-1000.
The 2014 Philly Charity Showdown will be held at Citizens Bank Park, the incredible home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Philly Charity Showdown has been the only lacrosse event at Citizens Bank Park.