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Welcome to Philadelphia, a 21st Century Renaissance City where an inspired, young, creative culture is blooming and partnering with high-energy, innovation and education. You will feel like a Philadelphian as you enjoy our city’s vibrant streetscape and become immersed in America’s old world and new world.
Led by a new generation of catalytic people, the fifth largest city in the country is a place of great revival and collaboration of the creative and intellectual spirit. In addition, the city was named the No. 1 Most Sports-Crazed city in the U.S. according to Travel + Leisure magazine. With nine professional sports teams, four state-of-the-art arenas, an amazing sports calendar including: Dad Vail Regatta, Penn Relays, a non-stop schedule of road races, an international cycling race, the esteemed Army-Navy game and a community that loves a good game, Philadelphia is the best city for taking in a sporting event.
And if you’re looking for more than sports, delve into our rich cultural scene, tax-free shopping and of course our highly-touted restaurants. Get started exploring all that the City of Brotherly Love has to offer by visiting visitphilly.com and uwishunu.com.
Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities.
Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include:
• Leadership in experiential learning through Drexel Co-op.
• A history of academic technology firsts.
• Recognition as a model of best practices in translational, use-inspired research.
Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via:
• Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites.
• Drexel University Sacramento.
• The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization.
• International research partnerships including China and Israel.
• Drexel Online, one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs.
Drexel athletics competes in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and has over 450 student-athletes compete in 18 Division I NCAA sports in the Colonial Athletic Association.
The Drexel athletic department has hosted a number of major events, including the 2008 Table Tennis Olympic Trials, the 2012 NCAA Lacrosse Quarterfinals, the first round of the 2012 Men’s Soccer NCAA Tournament and is currently the home of the U.S. Squash Open.
Drexel athletics was named No. 1 in the nation in gender equity by U.S. News and World Report and the Pennsylvania Law Project listed Drexel as one of the top-five athletic programs in the state in terms of gender equity. In 2008 Drexel athletics received a national top-five award by the NCAA for Overall Excellence in Diversity.
Championships Travel & Tourism
Philadelphia is a two-hour drive from New York City, two-and-a-half hours from Washington, D.C. and 45 minutes from Atlantic City, with convenient access to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-76, I-95 and the New Jersey Turnpike. One-quarter of the United States population lives within a five-hour drive of Center City Philadelphia.
The city is a 90-minute flight or a one-day drive from Toronto (880 kilometers), Ottawa (772 kilometers) and Montreal (745 kilometers). There are more than 35 flights per week from these cities and convenient connections from all other major Canadian cities.
Philadelphia International Airport, located about seven miles from Center City, is a base for around 30 carriers (including several discount carriers such as Southwest Airlines and Frontier) that offer 700 daily nonstop flights to more than 120 domestic and international cities.
Amtrak’s 30th Street Station is a major East Coast hub, with trains that run along the northeast corridor serving Boston (six-hour commute), New York (under 90 minutes), Baltimore (90 minutes) and Washington, DC (two hours).
Thanks to founder William Penn, Center City has an easy-to-follow grid street design, making it a walkable city. Visitors can flag down taxis at the airport, train stations, hotels, the Independence Visitor Center and throughout Center City. Methods of public transportation:
• Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), a vast network of bus, subway and trolley commuter services in the city and the suburbs. The SEPTA Airport Rail Line connects the airport with Center City.
• The Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO Hi-Speedline) is an easy way to travel from southern New Jersey to Center City Philadelphia.
Philadelphia is a true diner’s destination. Bon Appétit magazine said “The City of Brotherly Love has become an urban culinary mecca, with good eating as much of a draw as the Liberty Bell, the Rocky Balboa statue, and the diverse culture.”
Dining trends throughout the region that make Philadelphia such a well-recognized foodie town include: the bring-your-own-bottle (BYOB) craze; outdoor cafes; kitchens using locally grown, farm-fresh ingredients; couples in the kitchen; and the dining empires of prolific restaurateurs Stephen Starr and Jose Garces.
Philadelphia neighborhoods and malls offer a wealth of diverse shopping experiences, from independent boutiques and upscale shops on big and little streets in Center City and in the vast King of Prussia Mall, to outlet stores and discount malls such as Franklin Mills. There is no sales tax on clothing in Pennsylvania and no GST or federal tax for Canadian visitors.
From luxe lounges to dive bars with character to jazz clubs to indie rock haunts, Philadelphia has a booming nightlife scene. Neighborhoods like Old City, Northern Liberties and Rittenhouse Square offer an array of nightlife options.
LaXperience Fan Fest
The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships is affordable, fun and the opportunity to see the best college lacrosse in the country. The championship also includes LaXperience Fan Fest, a free fan festival just outside of Lincoln Financial Field. This fun-filled, interactive area allows fans of any age a chance to experience the thrills, excitement and spirit of college lacrosse. Whether you try your hand at various skills, get autographs and pictures with well known laxers, watch live entertainment, or just kick back with some of Philly’s best food and drink…this is the place to be on the day of the big game!
|Friday, May 24|
|12:30 - 5 p.m.||Division I Semifinal Open Practices||Lincoln Financial Field|
|Saturday, May 25|
|11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.||LaXperience Fan Fest Open to the Public||Lot K / HeadHouse Plaza|
|11 - 11:15 a.m.||NLL Special Q&A Session||Enterprise Main Stage|
|11:15 - 11:45 a.m.||NLL Mini-Clinic & Autograph Session||Enterprise Main Stage Field|
|11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Live Musical Performance from the band craVe||Enterprise Main Stage|
|12:10 - 12:30 p.m.||DII Championship Team Autographs, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|12:30 - 12:45 p.m.||MLL Special Q&A Session||Enterprise Main Stage Field|
|12:40 - 1 p.m.||DIII Championship Team Autographs, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|12:45 - 1:15 p.m.||MLL Mini-Clinic & Autograph Session||Enterprise Main Stage Field|
|1:15 - 2:15p.m.||Live Musical Performance from the band craVe||Enterprise Main Stage|
|1:40 - 2 p.m.||DII Championship Team Autographs, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|2:10 - 2:30 p.m.||DIII Championship Team Autographs, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|2:30 p.m.||Division I National Semifinal Game #1 Live on ESPN2||Lincoln Financial Field|
|5 p.m.||Division I National Semifinal Game #2 Live on ESPN2||Lincoln Financial Field|
|Sunday, May 26|
|10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||LaXperience Fan Fest Open to the Public||Lot K / HeadHouse Plaza|
|10:15 - 11:15 a.m.||Live Musical Performance from Element K||Enterprise Main Stage|
|11:15 - 11:30 a.m.||MLL Special Q&A Session||Enterprise Main Stage|
|11:30 a.m. - Noon||Division I Championship Team Autograph, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|11:30 a.m. - Noon||MLL Mini-Clinic & Autograph Session||Enterprise Main Stage Field|
|11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.||Live Musical Performance from Element K||Enterprise Main Stage|
|12:30 - 1 p.m.||Division I Championship Team Autograph, Presented by AT&T||HeadHouse Plaza|
|1 p.m.||Division II National Championship Game Live on NCAA.com||Lincoln Financial Field|
|4 p.m.||Division III National Championship Game Live on NCAA.com||Lincoln Financial Field|
|Monday, May 27|
|9a.m. - 1 p.m.||LaXperience Fan Fest Open to the Public||Lot K / HeadHouse Plaza|
|10 - 10:15 a.m.||MLL Special Q&A Session||Enterprise Main Stage|
|10:15 - 10:45 a.m.||MLL Mini-Clinic & Autograph Session||Enterprise Main Stage Field|
|10:30 - 11:15 a.m.||Live Musical Performance from B-Street Band||Enterprise Main Stage|
|11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.||Live Musical Performance from B-Street Band||Enterprise Main Stage|
|1p.m.||Division I National Championship Game* Live on ESPN||Lincoln Financial Field|
|* The first 3,000 fans to enter Lincoln Financial Field on Monday, May 27, will receive a commemorative 2013 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships Sunglass Strap, courtesy of AT&T|
Fan Event Photos
The Divisions I, II and III Men’s Lacrosse Committees will conduct selections for the 2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships on Sunday, May 5. The Division I show will air on ESPNU, while the Division II and Division III selection shows will be webstreamed on NCAA.com. Times for the shows will be announced at a later date.
Division I features a 16-team bracket. New this year, Division II will be an eight-team bracket (formerly four-team). Division III is a 29-team bracket.
First round of competition for Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship will be May 11 and 12 on TBD campus sites.
Quarterfinals will be held May 18 and 19. The two pre-determined sites are Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Md., and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Each quarterfinal winner will advance to semifinal action of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship in Philadelphia, Pa., on May 25.
First round of competition will be May 11 on TBD campus sites.
Semifinals will happen May 19 on TBD campus sites. Semifinal winners will advance to the championship in Philadelphia, Pa., on May 26.
First round of competition will be May 8 on TBD campus sites.
Second round of competition will be May 11 on TBD campus sites.
Quarterfinal action will take place May 15 on TBD campus sites.
Semifinals will be May 19 on TBD campus sites. Semifinal winners will move on to the championship game in Philadelphia, Pa., on May 26.
The 2013 NCAA Divisions I, II, III Men’s Lacrosse Championship will be held at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Division I quarterfinal winners will compete in semifinal matches held May 25. The Division II and Division III national championship games will be conducted on May 26, and the national championship match of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship will be played May 27.
Division I Semifinal Games -- May 25 at 2:30 and 5 p.m.
Division II & III Championship Games -- May 26 at 1 and 4 p.m.
Division I Championship Game -- May 27 at 1 p.m.
Future Dates and Sites (2014)
First and Second Rounds: May 10-11 – Campus Sites
Quarterfinals: May 17-18 – Pre-determined Sites (TBD)
Semifinals and Final: May 24 and 26 – M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md.
First Round: May 10 – Campus Sites
Semifinals: May 18 – Campus Sites
Final: May 25 – M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md.
First Round: May 7 – Campus Sites
Second Round: May 10 – Campus Sites
Quarterfinals: May 14 – Campus Sites
Semifinals: May 18 – Campus Sites
Final: May 25 – M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md.
Lincoln Financial Field
Lincoln Financial Field, home of the 2013 Men’s Lacrosse Championships, is a world-class event facility located in the heart of Philadelphia.
For a full A-Z stadium information guide, please visit the Lincoln Financial Field website here.
The following items are not permissible during the championships:
• Bags larger than 12”x12”x12”.
• Bottles, cans and beverage containers of any kind are prohibited. Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs.
• Video equipment may not be brought into the stadium by fans.
• Artificial noisemakers, air horns, electronic instruments, etc. are not permissible.
• Large signs, flags and banners are not allowed. Items that can be held by one individual reflect good sportsmanship and do not block the view of other fans may be permitted.
Lincoln Financial Field is designed with accessible parking, accessible vehicle drop off areas, power assisted doors, restrooms, concessions, water fountains, ATMs, seating areas, assistive listening devices, a TDD phone, mobile event captioning devices, as well as Braille guides and menus for all concessions. Please click here to refer to the Guide for guests with disabilities.
Lincoln Financial Field is located at One Lincoln Financial Field Way, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147. Guests using a GPS for transportation assistance will receive better results using: 1020 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147. For directions to the stadium, please visit the Lincoln Financial Field website here.