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Gillette Stadium, home to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships, has had the honor of hosting the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships in 2008, 2009, 2012 and both the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Championships in 2017. We are happy to welcome back the NCAA and its fans for this fun and exciting event!

With tourist destinations throughout Boston and Providence, there are plenty of opportunities for fun throughout the weekend.  And, before the big games, attend the Lacrosse Fan Fest at Gillette Stadium – it will be fun for fans of all ages! It’s a festival within a festival, jam–packed with giveaways, live music, interactive games, special appearances, autograph signings and much more.

We look forward to seeing you in New England from May 26 – 28, 2018!

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NCAA Lacrosse News:

  • April 27: When the NCAA Lacrosse Championships return to Foxborough plenty of local high schoolers will be pulling for their future teams. Read about some of the local future collegiate players who will have the chance to compete in the final four for years to come. Read More >
  • May 14: With the Final Four inching nearer, the field of New Englanders has narrowed. After this weekend, we’ll have a clear idea of who is coming to Foxborough. Before the picture is clearer, we take a look at who some of those players might be from the area. Read More >
  • May 22: For the second year in a row, Merrimack lacrosse will have a shot to raise the Division 2 trophy at Gillette Stadium. Read More >

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2018 Game Schedule

Be there to Share The Experience™ with your family and friends at the 2018 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships, May 26-28, 2018 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA.

Saturday, May 26 - Division I Semifinals

  • 12:00 PM: Yale vs. Albany
  • 2:30 PM: Duke vs. Maryland

Sunday, May 27 - Division III & II Championships

  • 1:00 PM: Wesleyan vs. Salisbury
  • 4:00 PM: Merrimack vs. Saint Leo

Monday, May 28 - Division I Championship at 1:00 PM

Parking lots and Reunion Village will open 4 hours before the first game each day. The Lacrosse Fan Fest will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday, 10:00 AM on Sunday and 9:00 AM on Monday.

Ticket Information

The following ticket purchase options are available for the the 2018 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship:

  • Club Level All-Session - $135
  • 100 Level Sideline All-Session - $110
  • 100 and 200 Level Corners All-Session - $75
  • 100 Level End Zone All-Session - $55

All ticket prices include the price of parking.

Single-session tickets can be purchased on the Ticketmaster website.

Optum Field Lounge

Watch every minute of NCAA Lacrosse action from right behind the goal in the exclusive Optum Field Lounge!

Optum Field Lounge Amenities:

  • On-field terrace bringing you closer to the action; from pre-game warm-ups to goal celebrations and post-game championship moments
  • Indoor climate-controlled environment featuring state-of-the-art HD screens and media walls
  • Premium food options and an upscale bar
  • Private restrooms
  • Ability to go to and from your seating location throughout the game

*Weekend long passes are $100. Game tickets must be purchased separately.

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explore boston

History around every corner, and so much more! Boston’s rich art, music and dance institutions, theater and cultural attractions, distinguished dining and nightlife venues, world-class shopping and championship sports teams attract millions of visitors each year. The city’s downtown neighborhoods, each with its own personality, offer endless unique experiences. And, their proximity to other must-see sites all around New England make it one of the country’s most diverse and exciting locales.

explore providence

Providence combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. With a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, outstanding hotels, a renowned restaurant scene and so many things to do, Providence is the perfect place to visit.

transportation information

There is no direct MBTA service to Gillette Stadium for the NCAA Lacrosse Championships.  Therefore, fans will be able to take the MBTA to nearby Walpole, Mansfield or Westwood, then ride share to the stadium from the train station.

explore Patriot Place

Located right next to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA visit Patriot Place for outdoor shopping, entertainment and a variety of restaurants.

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The 2018 NCAA Lacrosse Championships are scheduled for May 26, 27 and 28.

Saturday, May 26 - Division I semifinal games at 12PM and 2:30PM

Sunday, May 27 - Division III championship game at 1PM and Division II championship game at 4PM

Monday, May 28 - Division I championship game at 1PM
The NCAA Lacrosse Committees will select the participating teams for the Divisions I, II and III championships on Sunday, May 6.
Brackets for the 2018 championships will be available via www.ncaa.com/lacrosse after the May 6 selection announcements.


Fans can purchase tickets from www.ncaa.com/lacrosse or by calling 508-549-0178.
Fans can purchase group tickets by calling 508-549-0178. A group typically is a minimum of 20 tickets purchased at the same time.
Tickets will be distributed to advance ticket purchasers in late April 2018. Tickets may not be returned, refunded or exchanged.
The ticket prices include five games; two Division I semifinal games on May 26, Division II and Division III championships on May 27 and Division I championship on May 28.
The NCAA ticket policy is that all spectators need to purchase tickets except children under the age of 2. These children, however, would need to sit on the lap of a paying spectator as the other surrounding seats most likely would have been sold.
Individuals and/or companies interested in purchasing a suite for the championship should send an email to philipb@kraftstadium.com


Gillette Stadium owns 12,500 parking spaces adjacent to the facility. As a convenience to fans, a parking fee has been included in all ticket prices thereby eliminating the need to worry about parking passes.
There is plenty of parking for buses and RV’s in the stadium parking lots. Buses will not be charged a parking fee.
Gillette Stadium will permit overnight RV parking. RV’s will be charged $150 per night with advance reservations ($175 per night if paid on game days) for overnight parking. RV parking passes can be purchased at https://www.parkingpanda.com/official-gillette-stadium-parking/2018-ncaa-mens-lacrosse-championship-division-i-semifinals-1015980?laccess=2018overnightrv
The Gillette Stadium parking lots will open four hours before the first game each day. Tailgating is encouraged and permitted in all of the parking lots, except the designated retail parking lots.

Fan Engagement

The Reunion Village allows fans of different schools, lacrosse teams and clubs to tailgate together no matter where they park. Reunion Village will open four hours before the first game each day and is located next to the NCAA Fan Festival in Lot 20.  To order a Reunion Village tent please contact hannahc@kraftstadium.com.
It is our goal to maximize the pregame experience for all kids attending the championships. The NCAA Lacrosse Fan Fest is for fans of all ages and is jam-packed with giveaways, live music, interactive games, special appearances, autograph signings and much more. The NCAA Fan Fest will be located next to Reunion Village in Lot 22 and will open at 9am on Saturday May 26, 10am on Sunday May 27 and 9am on Monday May 28.
Autograph sessions will be located in the NCAA Fan Fest in Lot 22. Times are still TBD.
U9 lacrosse games will be played on Sunday, May 27 and U11 lacrosse games will be played on Monday, May 28. Each team will play 1 mini game in the field house and 1 mini game on the Gillette Stadium field. The games are open to both boys and girls lacrosse teams. To register a team the youth lacrosse organization must contact taras@kraftsportsproductions.com and purchase 50 all session tickets.
Gillette Stadium is still deciding whether practices will be open to the public with the NCAA. If it is decided that open practices will be allowed, the Division I men’s practices will be on Friday, May 25. This practice session would take place at Gillette Stadium. Specific information, including times, will be distributed to fans with their tickets in April 2018.
Pre-game field visit check in for the NCAA Lacrosse Championships will be located at the Patriot Place gate between the ticket office and Pro Shop.

Misc. FAQs

Team will call is located at the Bank of America entrance on the west side of the stadium.
All Gillette Stadium gates including suites, the club and Optum Field Lounge will open 1.5 hours before the first game during the NCAA Lacrosse Championships.
Stadium gate reentry will be allowed between games during the NCAA Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium on Saturday May 26 and Sunday May 27.
Disabled seating is available on all levels and at all price points in the stadium. Please refer to the Gillette Stadium website for specific information or for more information call 508-384-9191; TTY 508-384-4389
Lacrosse sticks will be allowed in the stadium gates but lacrosse balls are prohibited items.
Yes - merchandise selling NCAA Lacrosse Championship gear will be available in the NCAA Fan Fest in Lot 22 and in the stadium.
Yes - beer will be available in the NCAA Fan Fest in Lot 22 and in the stadium.
There is a wide array of hotels throughout New England.  Boston is located 25 miles from Gillette Stadium, which is where the participating teams will stay.  In addition, there are over 10,000 hotel rooms located within 10 miles of the Stadium.  For information on hotels and to make hotel reservations, please check out the Fan Housing information at www.ncaa.com/lacrosse.
Boston’s Logan International Airport (www.massport.com) is the largest airport in New England, offering direct non-stop service to 79 U.S. and 37 International destinations. It is located conveniently to downtown Boston. TF Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island, and Manchester Airport, Manchester, New Hampshire, also offer convenient alternatives.
Downtown Boston is located 25 miles from Gillette Stadium.  Fans can travel by car or via cab/Uber to Gillette Stadium. The cab/Uber drop off and pick up location is the P9 entrance in lot 15A. Look for more information at www.ncaa.com/lacrosse.
For those fans using RV’s and needing a campground, Normandy Farms Campground (http://www.normandyfarms.com/) is approximately three miles from the Stadium.
There are many fine websites promoting cultural and tourism activities in New England.  Links are available at www.ncaa.com/lacrosse or to speak with a Visitor Services Representative from the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau call toll free 1-888-SEE-BOSTON (1-888-733-2678). You can also visit bostonusa.com.
Fans who do not find the information they need on this document or at www.ncaa.com/lacrosse should send an email to lacrosse@gillettestadium.com or call 508-549-0178.

U9 & U11 Youth Games

Gillette Stadium will be hosting U9 & U11 youth team lacrosse games during the weekend of the NCAA Championship. Each team will have the opportunity to play two mini games. One game will take place in the Empower Field House and the second game will take place on the Gillette Stadium field, home of our 5X Super Bowl Champions! Come join us and make memories that will last a lifetime!

Please contact Tara Sullivan at taras@kraftsportsproductions.com for additional information.


Frequently Asked Questions

The U9 youth games will take place on Sunday, May 27 with the U11 youth games taking place on Monday, May 28. The U9 youth games will begin at 7:30 a.m. (check in will open at 7:00 a.m.). The U11 youth games will begin at 8:00 a.m. (check in will open at 7:30 a.m.). Dates are subject to change.
Parents and participants will not be checked for tickets until entering the stadium for the NCAA games.
Teams should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their first game (team game times listed at the end of this document). Teams should register at the UBid.com gate (West side of Gillette Stadium near the Empower Field House).
Participants are encouraged to park on the west side of Gillette Stadium near the eBay water tower. There is no charge for parking.
Players are encouraged to put their equipment on at their car and leave their equipment bag in their car. Players will have time to go back to the car after their games before entering the stadium for the NCAA games.
Each team will play one game in Gillette Stadium and one game in the Empower Field House.
Three cross fields will be created on the stadium field and the Empower Field House field.
Each game will be 30 minutes in length (no halftime) and be played 7 v 7.
Parents are encouraged to enjoy watching their son/daughter participate in this fun event.
All participants/parents must sign a waiver before participating. Waivers will be provided to team leaders in advance of the event for distribution.
One time out per team but the clock does NOT stop.
Teams can substitute during any dead ball situation or on the fly.
The U9 event is geared toward seven and eight year olds while the U11 event is typically geared toward nine and ten year olds.
No – food and drink is NOT allowed on the stadium field or Empower Field House. Teams are encouraged to bring water for their participants as this will not be provided by the stadium. Families are encouraged to bring their own food and drink if they are interested in tailgating in parking lots before the NCAA games begin at noon.
No. All participants and family members will be cleared out of the stadium post-jamboree and will re-enter for the NCAA games through the Patriot Place Gate located at the north end of the stadium.

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