100+ Teams, 400 Players, Top Colleges Land in Delaware

After a brief hiatus for the holiday, with a quick trip for our u19 team snuck in between, Adrenaline heads back to the beautiful beaches of Delaware for the two most coveted events of the Summer. Our second week back East will feature not one, but two sold out, invite only events – Platinum Cup on July 6th/7th followed by Black Card on July 8th.

Like many of the players on this Summer’s Adrenaline Tropics u19 team, a summer trip back East for these two events was a highlight of their summer recruiting season. The clash between top national programs from the East and West, piggybacked with a premium exposure, individual event in front the top college coaches in the country provides a high value environment for top players to thrive.

Pool play games for #PlatinumCup21 will kick things off Tuesday morning. Amongst top national clubs in attendance from Canada, the West Coast, and Texas are the reigning 2020 champions as well as former Platinum Cup Qualifiers. Here are the Adrenaline Power Rankings matchups to watch on Tuesday:

2022 Division:

#1 – Madlax vs NR – South Star

#3 – WCS Gold vs NR – Richmond Hawks

2023 Division:

#1 – Madlax vs NR – Ironhorse HTX

NR – Igloo vs NR – Edge

2024 Division:

#3 – Tri State vs NR – Igloo

#2 – WCS vs NR – L4

2025 Division:

#2 – True MD vs NR – Ironhorse HTX

#3 – WCS Gold vs NR – Next Level

2026 Division:

NR – Mad Dog West Elite vs NR – Crabs

#2 – Madlax vs NR – Florida Crabs

2027 Division:

NR – Sweetlax Upstate vs NR – Denver Elite

NR – NXT vs NR – WCS

2028 Division:

NR – Nationals vs NR – Madlax

NR – NXT vs NR – True MD

***Rankings Based off of 2020 Platinum Cup Adrenaline Power Rankings. Teams ranked “NR” did not compete in 2020. New 2021 Platinum Cup Adrenaline Power Rankings will be available following the event. Learn more about our rankings here.***

When the champions are crowned on Wednesday, our second week in Delaware is only halfway over. This year’s edition of Black Card will feature a spotlight game on Wednesday night featuring the top 50 players from both the 2022-2023 division as well as the 2024-2025 division. Players who are selected to this game will receive a custom helmet as well as Adrenaline Team Gear to be worn during the game. Check back here on Thursday to see who made the Black Card spotlight game as well as the 2021 Champions of Platinum Cup.

Interested in following along all week? Our Adrenaline Media Team will be on-site along Inside Lacrosse who will provide behind the scenes coverage, live updates through Black Card on Thursday, as well as player evaluations and a full event recap following both events. Tune in to our social media for an insider look on the weekend. Use the hashtags below and share your experience for a chance to be featured!

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