The Wildwoods, NJ – January 23, 2019 – As it enters its 50thAnniversary, Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks is pleased to announce a partnership with Philadelphia-based NXTsports under which NXT will manage the Quiksand Beach Lacrosse Festival, formerly known as the Sand Slam Beach Lacrosse Tournament.
Headquartered in the South Philadelphia Navy Yard, NXTsportsis a premiere lacrosse operator focusing on diverse and year-round programming including; girls and boys lacrosse tournaments premier recruiting events, beginner and advanced educational programming, and a leading national club program. Over the last 10 years, NXTsports has impacted the lives of close to 40,000 athletes. NXT holds 80 lacrosse camps and clinics, manages 25 boys and girls club lacrosse teams, and runs 41 lacrosse tournaments across the country.
“Our two organizations have similar missions that focus on creating one-of-a-kind experiences,” said Peter Lawrence, President of NXT Sports. “This partnership with Morey’s Piers furthers our mission by allowing players the unique opportunity to compete on the sand and enjoy the pier and its water parks. We know all participants will walk away having had a great experience.”
The Quiksand Beach Lacrosse Festival is a 5-on-5 lacrosse event for boys, girls, and adults and will be held on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 in Wildwood, New Jersey. Participants will enjoy a day of lacrosse games and 4 days of unlimited access toMorey’s amusement rides and water parks. New for 2019, a $1000 cash prize will be awarded to the championship team in the open (adult) division.
“For nearly 20 years, Morey’s Piers has been hosting premiere athletic tournaments at a sporting venue unlike any other – on the beaches of Wildwood,NJ, “ said Mark Scarpa, Morey’s Beach Sports Manager. “Our expansive beaches allow us the opportunity to accommodate thousands of athletes and with the involvement of an established lacrosse company like NXTsports we know we can grow the event, bringing this fun experience to more athletes and their families.”
For more information on this event, visit moreyspiers.com/sports.
About Morey’s Piers
Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the 2015 best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today and #1 Best Beach Boardwalk by Family Vacation Critic in 2015, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront water parks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Hotels & Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Water Park and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Water Park at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit www.moreyspiers.comor phone (609) 522-3900 or like us on Facebook.You can also follow us onTwitterand YouTube.
NXT’s mission is to make the experience matter in everything we do in boys and girls lacrosse. 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 staffed by over 20 full-time employees headquarterd out of the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, PA and has run 80 lacrosse camps and clinics, 25 boys and girls club lacrosse teams, and 41 lacrosse tournaments and recruiting Showcases across the country. For more information visit www.nxtsports.com. Like us on Facebookand give us a follow on Instagramand Twitter.