May 3, 2022
Huntsville, Ala. – This Week the Huntsville Sports Commission in collaboration with the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Huntsville and other partners will be hosting the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Huntsville Junior, ASUN Conference (ASUN) Men’s Lacrosse Championship and College Water Polo Association (CWPA) Women’s National Collegiate Club Championship.
The AJGA Huntsville Junior will take place at Huntsville Country Club May 6 – May 8 with tee times running 7:30 AM – 11:40 AM each morning. A Junior- Am will take place Thursday, May 5 with a shotgun start at 1 PM. The AJGA Huntsville Junior tournament brings 78 talented boys and girls, ages 12 – 19 from around the world to compete in the rocket city. There will be 6 different countries represented at this year’s event. At the 2021 AJGA Huntsville Junior, Surapa Janthamunee from Phuket, Thailand won the Girls’ Division and Matthew Foster from Dallas, Texas won the Boys’ Division. This year’s AJGA Huntsville Junior will feature 1 player in the Top-50 of the Rolex AJGA Rankings, 14 College Golf Commits and 10 Alabama natives. The restaurant, 19th Hole Grill will be open 8 AM – 7 PM each day with a full menu. Admission to the AJGA Huntsville Junior is FREE to all spectators.
The ASUN Men’s Lacrosse Championship is being played at Milton Frank Stadium May 5 and May 7. The Championship Semifinals will take place Thursday, May 5 where (1) The University of Utah will take on (4) Bellarmine University at 1 PM followed by (2) Robert Morris University taking on (3) United States Air Force Academy at 4 PM. The winners of each semifinal game will face off Saturday, May 7 at 1 PM for the Championship Final. Concessions will be open with food & drinks available for purchase. Single-day admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for youth (ages 3-17). Admission will be FREE for ASUN students with school ID. Children under two (2) years of age will be admitted free.
Th CWPA Women’s National Collegiate Club Championship will take place May 6 – 8 at the Huntsville Aquatics Center. 16 teams from across the nation will be competing for the national title. Teams competing in seed order are University of Florida, University of California – Berkeley, University of California San Diego, University of Notre Dame, University of Oregon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston College, University of Michigan, Colorado State University, Pennsylvania State University, Texas A&M University, University of Virginia, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Central Florida, Arizona State University and Grand Valley State University. This is CWPA’s second time to rocket city after Huntsville successfully hosted the 2021 Men’s National Collegiate Club Championship during the fall on November 12-14, 2021 where Michigan State University ultimately claimed the title. A one-day pass is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors, while the three-day tournament pass is $25 for adults and $10 for seniors. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available exclusively at the door.
The combined total economic impact to Huntsville for all three events is approximately $1.6 million. For more information on upcoming events visit, https://www.huntsvillesports.org/huntsville-sport-events.
The Huntsville Sports Commission is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that promotes and enhances the quality of life in Huntsville by identifying, recruiting, promoting, and staging sporting events and meetings. For more information, contact Brooke Izzo Shaughnessy, Director of Marketing & Communications by phone at 256.883.3769 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.