Our Tournaments - At this time, the 2021 John Pepper Lacrosse Tournaments are still scheduled to take place. If there is any change to the tournament due to Covid19, a full refund will be returned to all teams.

Two days of lacrosse featuring 16 varsity teams on Saturday, July 31st, and 24 youth level teams in 3 divisions on Sunday, August 1st • Great on-site concessions and convenient parking

18th Annual*

John Pepper Wildcat Invitational

** ATTENTION - ALL DIVISIONS ARE FULL FOR THIS YEAR. ANY NEW ENTRIES WILL BE PUT ON OUR WAIT LIST. THANK YOU. The Upstate New York region has taken pride of it's share of traditional on field rivalries, is well known as a hot bed of lacrosse talent and home to the original roots of the sport. Featuring an invited field of 16 of the Northeast's finest programs, the Invitational has become a annual stop for collegiate coaches with an eye on the future. * 2020 -Covid 19 postponed

20th Annual*

John Pepper Memorial Lacrosse Tournament

Now entering our 20th* year, the 2021 John Pepper Memorial Tournament features the youth of the sport showcasing the future stars of high school lacrosse and honors the memory of former West Genesee Junior Varsity lacrosse player, John Pepper. Registrations for 5/6, 7/8 and 9/10 divisions are now open. Click below for registration form and details. * 2020 Covid19 postponed

Our Story

The John Pepper Memorial Lacrosse Tournament and John Pepper Wildcat Invitational were established by the Camillus Lacrosse Community in honor and in memory of former West Genesee Junior Varsity lacrosse player, John Pepper who tragically died August 30, 2001. The tournament helps benefit the West Genesee lacrosse program and other local, national and international lacrosse oriented causes and is dedicated to the Creators gift of lacrosse, John Pepper and the enjoyment that lacrosse gave to him.