November 5-6, 2022
Offered Divisions: 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026
Limited Capacity: 32 Teams Max
The Northstar Midwest Select is the evolution of the Northstar Midwest Showcase, established in 2005.
Hosted by the perennial Illinois champions from Loyola Academy and 33-year-old Summit Lacrosse Ventures, teams attending the revamped Northstar Midwest Select 32 can expect solid, intentional competition, the top regional officials, and superior college coach exposure. Instead of maximizing capacity, the limited NMWS32 enables optimal game schedules and on-site experience. Regional access is simple from surrounding states and both MDW & ORD airports, with first-class facilities, to include two brand new turfs, free and sufficient parking, vending, concessions, and friendly & professional staff.
Hosted by 14-Time IL State Champion, Loyola Ramblers
Thoughtful, Competitive Divisions
Best Regional Women's Officials
Limited Capacity - 32 Teams (optimal schedules/experience)
5 Guaranteed Games
Optimized, Quality Schedule
70+ College Coaches Attended in 2021 to include: Butler, Marquette, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Ohio State, UMass, Vanderbilt
Film/Profiles via IWLCARecruits/SportsRecruits
6 Regulation Fields (2 brand new turfs)
Home of the Loyola Ramblers
Permanent Restrooms & Concession
Convenient North Shore Location
2022 NMWS Divisions
US Lacrosse Event Sanction
This event is part of The US Lacrosse Sanctioning Program, which provides best practices for tournament operators in order to create a more safe and consistent event. Through the adoption of the Sanctioned Tournament Standards, tournaments commit to providing the best possible lacrosse experience.
All tournament participants must be current US Lacrosse members in order to participate. US Lacrosse membership numbers will be collected and verified when completing tournament waivers. If you are not currently a member, or your membership is set to expire during the event, please visit US Lacrosse to register.
DYK: 70+ college coaches attend the NMWS in 2021 and we're well on track to repeat in 2022. ALL games are filmed and distributed to every DI, DII, and DIII program post-event, and tagged to your recruiting profile JUST by being there! You can add a membership to gain additional access .
Free Streaming Video, Full College Coach Access, Enhanced Recruiting Tools
IWLCARecruits will provide every prospective student-athlete with a player profile to include contact information, academic data, upcoming event schedule, and video capabilities. On site, college coaches will have access to profiles, allowing them to seamlessly discover, track, and recruit student-athletes who are a fit for their program.
IWLCARecruits membership includes streaming access to a library of event video at no additional cost, to include video from all IWLCA, STEPS, Robinson Sports, and Summit Lacrosse events. Every women’s lacrosse coach in the country will be given access to this film, unlocking opportunity for athletes to be recruited long after the final whistle blows.