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Rip the Duck

The Annual Rip the Duck Tournament hosted 90+ youth teams in 2017 including teams from Texas, Minnesota, Pennsylvania​, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, New York and Indiana.  
In 2018 divisions will include A, B, C levels for U14, 12, and 10. Now all teams can experience the great tradition of Rip The Duck and enjoy a fantastic Notre Dame men's lacrosse game. 
When: April 7-8th, 2018

Location: Jr Irish Soccer Fields

Address: 5200 Nimtz Pkwy, South Bend, IN 46628

Cost: $1200 Multiple team discounts are available. 
U8: $800

Game Times: Saturday, April 7th 8:30AM-3:30PM

Sunday, April 8th: 8:30AM-3:30PM

Format: Four game guarantee. Three pool play games with minimum one bracket play game.  Game times will be dependent on start of Notre Dame game. Not all pool play games will be completed by Saturday evening. Some teams will continue pool play on Sunday. 



**No 9th graders allowed to play**



Hotel Information

RIP the Duck Tournament Hotel Accommodation Information

Travel Team USA is the official Hotel Coordinator for our Tournament. As part of your registration, you are required to book your overnight accommodations at one of the tournament approved housing options.

Please see the website link below for full detailed information regarding the event and for information on how to book groups of rooms for the event at the available hotels.

Click Here: Hotel Accommodation Information for the 2018 RIP the Duck Tournament

Please contact Jaime directly with any questions or concerns you may have at


Dates: April 7-8th, 2018

Location: Jr Irish Fields

5200 Nimtz Pkwy

South Bend, IN 46628

In conjunction with Notre Dame Vs Duke Lacrosse game.

Each team will receive 25 tickets to the game

Notre Dame Game Start: 4PM EST

Notre Dame's Arlotta Stadium Address: Twyckenham Dr, South Bend, IN 46637 (15 minutes from Jr. Irish Fields)


1st and 2nd Graders


U10 A,B,C
3rd and 4th graders


U12 A,B,C
5th and 6th graders


U14 A,B,C
7th and 8th graders


*A Division for elite level club teams and very competitive Association teams. 

*B Division for mid-level club teams and competitive association teams. 

*C Divisions for newer club teams and association teams. 

Tournament Info and Forms


Check-In times will vary depending on when your first game is

**Each team must submit an Official US Lax Events Waiver Form at Check-In**

Please click the tab below to download the Rip the Duck WAIVER FORM and ROSTER FORM

Henry Sitkiewicz


Phone: 7083057014


Weather Policy

Click the icon below to download our full Weather Policy

Tourney Machine

We will be using Tourney Machine throughout the tournament. Go to and search Rip the Duck under the "tournaments" tab.

You will be able to follow your team(s) and see scores and standings updated as the tournament goes on.