The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today that the region will host its first ever lacrosse tournament next summer.
The Rock River Cup, organized by NXTsports, will take place June 15 - 16, 2013 at Sportscore Two. The national boys lacrosse tournament will feature youth and high school divisions.
This will be the first time the community has hosted a lacrosse event. The tournament will draw more than 3,000 players, coaches and fans to the region. They will fill an estimated 3,250 hotel room nights and spend an estimated $585,000 during their stay.