The North South Shootout is in it's 7th season of competition. The tournament was created to help the high school boys lacrosse programs of the Chicago suburbs play early season competition on 2 synthetic fields. The tournament has now grown to include 8 of the areas best and most talented teams.
Game format for the tournament is as follows:
- Two 20 Minute running halves
- No timeouts
- 5 Minute halftime (coaches discretion to shorten or lengthen)
- Day 1 pool play
- Day 2 single elimination