Spring Thaw

March 9, 2025

We are excited to host a spring tournament at CopperPlex with 8 Field Turf fields with indoor bathrooms.  Site is just off of Route 95 in Edgewood, MD – 30 minutes from Baltimore, an hour Annapolis, and an hour and a half from Philadelphia.



March 9, 2025

Edgewood, MD

First games will start at 8:00 am
Last games will end at 6:00 pm

2007 Cedar Dr, Edgewood, MD 21040

All teams will play 3 games with 4 12 minute running time quarters.


2024 Pricing – $1,250

Covers officials, trainers, and field costs

All payments are one time payments

We accept checks or credit cards



Age Requirement:  No Player born before June 1, 2008 may participate in 2028 

Grade Requirement: Player MUST be in 8th grade (2023-2024 school year) or below.


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2010 may participate in 2029 

Grade Requirement: Players in 7th grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2029 grade designation or above (2028) pending age requirement 

*Players born before June 1, 2010 in 7th grade must participate in the 2028 Division.


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2011 may participate in 2030 

Grade Requirement: Players in 6th grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2030 grade Division or above (2029, 2028). 

*Players born before June 1, 2011 in 6th grade must participate in the 2029 (7th grade) or older grade designation.


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2012 may participate in 2031 

Grade Requirement: Players in 5th grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2031 grade Division or above (2030, 2029, etc.) pending age requirement. 

*Players born before June 1, 2012 in 5th grade must participate in the 2030 (6th grade) or older grade designation. 


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2013 may participate in 2032 

Grade Requirement: Players in 4th grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2032 grade Division or above (2031, 2030, etc.) 

*Players born before June 1, 2013 in 4th grade must participate in the 2031 (5th grade) or older grade designation.


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2014 may participate in the 2033 divisions 

Grade Requirement: Players in 3rd grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2033 grade Division or above (2032, 2031, etc.) 

*Players born before June 1, 2014 in 3rd grade must participate in the 2032 (4th grade) or older grade designation.


Age Requirement: No player born before June 1, 2015 may participate in the 2034 division 

Grade Requirement: Players in 2nd grade (during the 2023-2024 school year) MUST participate in the 2034 grade Division or above (2033, 2032, etc.) 

*Players born before June 1, 2015 in 2nd grade must participate in the 2033 (3rd grade) or older grade designation.

***A player cannot play in a lower grade than he is in during the 2023-2024 school year regardless of his age.

No 2024 High School Graduates can play in HoganLax events

Division (Rostered)Team Name
2028 - A860 28 National
2028 - AAnnapolis Hawks 2028 Black
2028 - ABlue Heron 2028
2028 - ACrabs 2028 Blue
2028 - AMadlax DMV 2028
2028 - ANXT 2028 Silver
2028 - ASouth Jersey Black Storm
2028 - ATrue Baltimore 2028 Green
2028 - ATrue Chesapeake 2028
2028 - AWolfpack 2028
2028 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2028 Green
2028 - AABarnstormers 28AA
2028 - AACrabs 2028
2028 - AAJersey Express 2028
2028 - AAMadlax Capital 2028
2028 - AANXT 2028 Black
2028 - AAPhiladelphia Freedom 2028 Red
2028 - AATrue Baltimore 2028 Black
2029 - AAnnapolis Hawks 2029 Black
2029 - ACarroll Manor 2029
2029 - ANXT 2029 Silver
2029 - ARed Hots 2029 Black
2029 - ATrue Baltimore 2029 Black
2029 - ATrue Chesapeake 2029 Green
2029 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2029 Green
2029 - AAMadlax Capital
2029 - AANXT 2029 Black
2029 - AAPrime Time
2029 - AATrue Chesapeake 2029 Black
2029 - BBethesda LC 2029 Orange
2029 - BMadlax DMV
2029 - BRed Hots 2029 White
2029 - BTrue Baltimore 2029 Green
2030 - ASeverna Park Mixers
2030 - ASouth Jersey Black Storm
2030 - ATrue Baltimore 2030
2030 - ATrue Chesapeake 2030
2030 - AWolfpack 2030
2030 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2030
2030 - AABarnstormers 30 AA
2030 - AABBL National 2030
2030 - AACrabs 2030
2030 - AANXT 2030 Black
2030 - AAPhiladelphia Freedom 2030 Red
2031 - ANXT 2031 Black
2031 - ATrue Chesapeake 2031
2031 - BBethesda LC 2031 Blue
2031 - BCarroll Manor 2031
2032 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2032
2032 - AABethesda LC 2032 Blue
2032 - AABethesda LC 2032 White
2032 - AABPG|Nationals 2032
2032 - AACrabs 2032
2032 - AAMadlax Capital
2032 - AANXT 2032 Black
2032 - AAProStart 232 Blue
2032 - BSouth Carroll Select 2032
2032 - BTrue Baltimore 2032
2032 - BTrue Chesapeake 2032/2033
2033 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2033
2033 - AACrabs 2033
2033 - AAMadlax Capital
2033 - AATrue Chesapeake 2033 Black
2034 - AAAnnapolis Hawks 2034
2034 - AABethesda LC 2034 Blue
2034 - AACrabs 2034
2034 - AAMadlax Capital
2034 - AATrue Baltimore 2034
2034 - AATrue Chesapeake 2034

Policies, Rules, & Regulations

In the event of adverse weather or unplayable field conditions, the tournament director reserves the right to: 

  • Reduce game times in order to catch up with schedule.
  • Finish games before inclement weather arrives, or to preserve field conditions. 
  • Reschedule games, if possible. 
  • Convert tournament to a “festival” format without playoffs or championships to provide the majority of teams the opportunity to play as many games as possible. 

Every attempt will be made to update cancellations on the website. However, weather conditions can change rapidly and all teams should be prepared to play as soon as weather and fields are playable. 
The directors of hoganlax.com, LLC reserve the right to cancel, shorten, or reschedule tournament games due to inclement weather, poor field conditions, or player and fan safety concerns. No refunds will be granted if these actions are necessary. Field directors will communicate game changes. Schedule changes will be available at the Administration Tent and online at www.hoganlax.com

Thunder/Lightning Policy 

If thunder or lightning is observed play will be suspended immediately and players and fans will be asked to leave the fields to return to cars. Play will be allowed to resume 20 minutes after the last sound of thunder or sighting of lightning is observed which will be determined by the tournament medical staff. Every attempt will be made to begin subsequent games on time. Subsequent games will begin immediately after preceding games. These games may consist of one 30 minute running time period until games are back on schedule. Once games are back on schedule they will revert to “normal” tournament game time procedures.

2028, 2029, and 2030: 2024 NCAA Rules and Regulations

Applicable to all game:

  •      4 12-Minute running time quarters
  • Penalty time kept at the scorer’s table
  • Stop time last 2 minutes of game
  • 1 Timeout per team, clock stops
  • Penalty time is stop-start
  • No Overtime


Field timer must be made aware of any game disputes immediately following the game. Field timer will report issue to Information Tent.

  • On flag down situation play continues until usual stoppage or defense gains possession. Ball can come out of the restraining box and play continues. If ball is loose and fouling team commits a technical foul, it is a time serving foul.
  • Change of Possession Offside- Ball is re-started at location whistle blown.
  • Time Outs- can only be called in offensive zone or during a dead ball.
  • No horns.
  • No “Keep it in” in last 2 minutes of game or if officials think a team is stalling. Instead, a “Timer On” call will be used. The offensive team must produce a shot on goal within 30 seconds of the “Timer On” call.
  • You have 20 seconds to clear the ball over the midline
  • After 20 seconds of possession, the ball cannot cross back into your defensive half of the field, unless there is a change of possession.
  • Sticks heads must either meet NCAA or Federation standards.
  • Faceoff: 

o            3 illegal procedures in a half by a team results in a 30 second penalty.

o          SNG: Standing, Neutral Grip

  • Shot Clocks for 2028 AA & 2029 AA ONLY!
  • No Dive


2031 and 2032 Same HoganLax rules as above with below exceptions:

  • 37” is shortest stick permitted.


2033-2034 Same HoganLax rules as rules above with below exceptions:

  • No “take out” body checks. Body contact is allowed.
  • No counts
  • Longest pole is 60” in length. No more than 4 sticks between 44”-60.”
  • Mercy rule, if a team is winning by 5 goals or more, the losing team will be awarded the ball after all goals at the faceoff x.
  • Horns on sidelines and after flag down situations.
  • EMO and EMD



Only currently registered players on hoganlax.com, for the specific tournament and who agree to the “Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent AGREEMENT,” may participate in tournament games. It is the coach’s responsibility to ensure all of his team members are registered. This can be confirmed on the Player Page for each tournament. Hoganlax.com will notify a coach if a player did not agree to the Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity and Parental Consent AGREEMENT. 

Players may play “up” in age/grade groups, but may NOT play “down.” 

Any team that forfeits a game during the tournament will be ineligible to compete in any playoff games. The score for any forfeit will be: 

  • 7-0 since the greatest Goals Differential is 7 

No player may compete, or be rostered, on more than one team during the tournament. Any team with a player in violation of this rule will forfeit all games in which the player is known to have competed and therefore, forfeit the opportunity to advance to the playoff round. 

Tie breaker information is available under Game Rules. 

Any player, fan or coach ejected from the game will be prohibited from competing in his/her team’s next game. 

Decisions on the field will be the final ruling. Any fighting or flagrant disrespect toward an official will result in expulsion for the remainder of the tournament. No Exceptions, No Refunds.

Spectators also need to respect the Officials and the Players. Bad behavior will not be tolerated. Should referees or tournament director deem a spectator, player, or coach needs to be removed from the site(s) of the tournament, it will be the responsibility of the coach from the offender’s team to remove the offender from the site(s). 

Each field is assigned a Field Timer; the Field Timer will record the score on a scorecard for each game. At the end of each game one referee who officiated the game will sign the scorecard to confirm final score and expulsions. Coaches should check the scorecard on the field if they wish to validate or challenge a score. Any challenges must be made immediately following the game with the Officials and Field Timer, who will contact a tournament administrator to address the issue. Once the scorecard reaches the administration tent the score is considered final. 

  1. No team will receive a full refund. 
  2. Partial refunds will be issued if the tournament is canceled in whole. 
  3. HoganLax will refund all but $250 for any team that registers and withdraws from the tournament prior to March 1 of the year of the tournament. 
  4. No refund of any kind for any team that registers and withdrawls anytime on or after March 1 of the year of the tournament. 
  5. No refunds will be issued if the tournament is shortened in part for any reason, including inclement weather or any other “Act of God.” 
  6. No refunds will be issued for playoff or championship games are canceled due to weather. 
  7. No refund for any team that is removed from the tournament by the tournament director for using illegal players or behavior that requires the team to be removed from the tournament. 
  8. HoganLax, its officers, employees and staff will not be responsible for any expenses incurred by any team, club or organization if the tournament is canceled in whole or in part. The Tournament along with local County or school officials reserves the right to decide on all matters pertaining to the operation of the tournament and its judgment is final. 


Due to the uniqueness of COVID19 HoganLax will credit all those registered summer 2021 teams plus a $100 discount off the Early Bird price  for a HoganLax fall of 2021 or the summer of 2022 event if they cannot attend a summer 2020 event.

If a team wishes to change from one 2021 summer event to another 2021 summer event and apply funds to the new event, that will be permissable if we have not started the schedule for the event.