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By DE TURF STAFF, 10/31/18, 12:45PM EDT


Partnership between DE Turf & Ultimate Events and Sports Set to Bring New Lacrosse Tournaments in 2019

Ultimate Events and Sports is pleased to announce a partnership with the world class venue, DE Turf, that will lead to multiple new tournament opportunities in the future.  The partnership kicks off with Summer Swell, a new youth and high school aged tournament for 2020s-2027s, which will take place on June 1st-2nd. This event will start a brand new summer tradition.  The partnership between Ultimate Events and Sports (UES) and DE Turf will lead to a larger club team showcase in the Fall of 2019.

UES and DE Turf have previously worked together on multiple occasions most recently with UES’s tournament, The Surge. Today’s announcement is unique in that together UES and DE Turf will bring lacrosse players a new opportunity to showcase their skills. A premier facility that attracts talent from across the country, DE Turf has 12 state-of-the-art turf fields as well as access to venue wide Wi-Fi.  Each team playing at DE Turf is guaranteed a pristine playing field that can handle inclement weather. The fields are easily accessible and connected via paved walking paths.  Additionally, the venue is equipped with multiple paved parking lots, numerous concessions stands, and indoor bathrooms.  DE

Turf truly provides players and spectators with an ideal event experience.

A US Lacrosse National Qualifier, Summer Swell will bring together talented 2020-2027 teams looking to play against competitive opponents. Players and fans in attendance will be able to take advantage of DE Turf’s exquisite facilities while also enjoying a fun weekend full of lacrosse and enjoying Delaware’s award winning beaches!

“UES and DE Turf share a mutual love of youth athletics and the desire to place these players, coaches, officials, and families in an environment where they can succeed.” explained UES Co-Owner Rebecca Wells. “Ultimate Events and Sports is thrilled to partner with DE Turf to manage their brand new lacrosse tournaments coming in 2019. UES has hosted several of our events at the facility and working with the DE Turf staff has always been an absolute pleasure. Together DE Turf and UES are uniquely positioned to provide the nation with the newest, premier lacrosse events in 2019.  Ultimate Events and Sports is honored to manage these events with them.”

 “We are extremely excited to be partnering up with Ultimate Events on this new venture,” said Chris Giacomucci, DE TURF Executive Director. “Ultimate Events and Sports have clearly established themselves as one of the top event management companies in the United States. We were attracted to their dedication to quality and providing the best possible tournament experiences for female athletes to grow their skills.”

Together UES and DE Turf are excited to bring forth new competitive opportunities for talented athletes from across the country. From strength of schedule to the quality of the venue, together UES and DE Turf will bring forth events that both players and spectators can enjoy and return to season after season and year after year. Registration for Summer Swell can be found here, and stay tuned for more information regarding upcoming events.

About Ultimate Events and Sports

Ultimate Events and Sports’ mission is to provide all teams, coaches, spectators, and athletes the ultimate tournament experience. UES is committed to offering teams excellent customer service on and off the field while hosting tournaments that offer athletes an opportunity to play competitive games at all levels in an environment that allows athletes to perform their best. A list of UES’s upcoming tournaments including, Project 120, The Grind, and TheSurge, can be found here. Follow Ultimate Events and Sports on social media at @UltEventsSports.

About DE TURF Sports Complex

The award-winning, state-of-the-art DE Turf Complex is the largest all-turf, multi-use sports complex in the Mid-Atlantic. Located in Frederica, Delaware the complex features 12 synthetic turf fields including 5 fields with lights, a championship stadium with bleacher seating, on-site concessions, restrooms and public Wi-Fi. The mission of DE Turf is to serve as an economic engine for central Delaware, providing a first-class sports destination venue that attracts sports tourism to the area, as well as services the local community needs for youth to play, learn, compete and grow. For more information on the facility, visit, like DE Turf on Facebook and follow @DE_Turf on Twitter (#DETurf).