2020 Boys Lacrosse Tournament Cancelled

Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the threat it poses to public health, we've made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ShopRite Nutmeg State Games scheduled to be hosted by the City of New Britain in June, July and August. The challenges and uncertainty that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has presented make it impossible for our organization to appropriately plan, organize and put on our numerous sporting events in a safe environment. Please click on the icon below to read our full statement and information regarding refunds.

  • 2021 Proposed Tournament Dates
    • 18U - Fri., July 23rd. Games Times: Afternoon/Evening
    • 10U & 14U - Sat., July 24th. Game Times: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • 12U & 16U- Sun., July 25th Game Times: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • NEW format for the tournament will be 8 v 8 - Half Field.
    • HALF DAY committment per Age Group! 
    • The 8 players INCLUDES the goalie.
  • ​All Teams will receive 3 Game Guarantee in Round Robin / Pool Play Format.  

Coaches & Team Managers:
To Reserve Your Team's Spot please email nutmeg@csmg.org the following information:

 - Team Name 
Team Age Group 
Coach Email & Cell Phone Number

Sport Details

​​​Please See the List of Committed Teams Below:

  • 10U (Youth):
    • TBA
  • 12U (Junior):
    • TBA
  • ​14U (Intermediate):
    • TBA
  • 16U (Scholastic):
    • TBA
  • ​18U (Futures):
    • TBA
Age Group Division Roster Max. Date of Birth
10U Youth 16 Born 9/1/2009 & Younger
12U Junior 16 Born 9/1/2007 & Younger
14U Intermediate 16 Born 9/1/2005 & younger
16U Scholastic 16 Born 9/1/2003 & Younger
18U Futures 16 Born 9/1/2001 & Younger

Please Note: Younger Players are allowed to play up into an older age division with parents consent. 

USLacrosse AGE GROUPING REFERENCE TABLE. For play occurring between Sept. 01, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2020

The Nutmeg State Games cooperates with the United States Olympic Committee, Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association. All athletes must abide by the rules of their association, which may include restrictions on the number of athletes from the same school, or team that enter the Nutmeg State Games. All athletes should realize that each is responsible to make certain he/she is not in violation of existing rules and regulations. All athletes must be amateurs as defined by the Nutmeg State Games and/or a National Governing Body rules for their particular sport.


C.I.A.C. Member school coaches may only coach or instruct member school athletes in the sport they coach during the school year according to the following parameters:

Girls Team Sports:
Out of Season



Boys Team Sports :
Out of Season







Field Hockey













Ice Hockey












In addition, C.I.A.C. coaches may not coach more than One (1) team in non-school out-of-season tournaments/camps/clinics unless the total number of athletes does not exceed the aforementioned minimum on the chart provided.

Team organizers / managers / coaches are required to submit a Coaches Form, Team Roster, Team Sport Athlete Form (for each player on the roster), proof of age for each player on the roster and the Appropriate TEAM FEE as soon as possible to enhance their chances of competing in the Nutmeg State Games. Proof of age includes a copy (please do not send originals) of one of the following: valid driver’s license, copy of a birth certificate or a copy of a passport.

To be considered for competition of the Nutmeg State Games a team must submit a Team Entry Packet which includes the following:

  1. A properly completed Team Roster

  2. A properly completed Coaches Form

  3. A properly completed Team Sport Athlete Entry Form for EACH PLAYER ON THE ROSTER

  4. Proof of age (a COPY of one of the following: Driver’s license, Birth Certificate or Passport)

    1. Proof of Age is required for the following Team Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Roller Hockey & Soccer 

  5. ONE CHECK covering the entire team entry for the approiate sport


  • Please Note: You will need to know the Team ID# and the Email Address of the Head Coach

Parisi Speed School (Bristol & Enfield) is the Official Training Partner of the Nutmeg State Games!

With over 75 locations nationwide, the Parisi Speed School is recognized as the country's premiere athletic performance enhancement organization for youth athletics. Using techniques that have produced over 190 NFL draft picks, our specially trained performance coaches deliver a positive training experience that improves speed of movement and strength in character regardless of ability or economic status.

Whether training individual athletes or entire teams, athletes see clear results in performance and self-confidence from our programs. Call us today for more information and a free introductory class.

Parisi Bristol
842 Clark Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
Business Number:  860-314-0122

Parisi Enfield
3 Weymouth Rd.
Enfield, CT 06082
Business Number:  (860) 745-2408

The Nutmeg State Games administration works closely with all Connecticut media outlets regarding any interesting stories about athletes and teams that will be participating in the "Games". If you have an interesting story to tell, we are all ears!

Human interests stories typically address situations "off-the-court". Do you volunteer in the community? Are you great at something other than the sport you are playing? Are you following in the steps of a a sibling or parent? Of course, if you are doing something great on the court please provide us with all the details.

If you, your team or someone you know fits any of these questions, please pass along this information or feel free to contact our office, and we would be happy to coordinate coverage on their behalf. - Please send all info to info@nutmegstategames.org.

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