(Greater Palm Springs, CA) — February 5, 2018 — Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival set new records during its two-day tournament at Empire Polo Club in Greater Palm Springs on January 13 – 14, 2018, further cementing its reputation as a top-tier event for the sport.

Hosted by Synapse Sports, the 11th annual event drew a record-breaking 370 teams and more than 20,000 attendees. The impressive co-ed team line-up included middle and high school players teams representing 16 states and Canada.

As the West Coast’s premier winter lacrosse event, Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival has quickly become known as a destination event for club teams throughout the country.

“In addition to the impressive level of play this tournament offers, the timing and location couldn’t be better,” said Staci Samara, Director of Business Development at Synapse Sports. “This beautiful desert oasis creates the perfect escape for players and spectators to ditch the winter weather in favor of warm temperatures and sunny skies.”

Community support from organizations including the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau and more than 30 hotel and restaurant partners further boost the tremendous success of this annual tournament.

For more information about the Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival, visit www.sandstormlacrosse.com.


About Greater Palm Springs, California

Greater Palm Springs is Southern California’s premier resort, special event and golf destination. Discover a place of many experiences and surprises in nine distinctive cities: Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella.  As a respite for mind, body and spirit, Greater Palm Springs is ready to provide you with an unparalleled sense of escape, adventure, recreation, relaxation and your own unique way to play--anytime of the year. For more information on Greater Palm Springs, visit www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com.

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