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Harford Community College to Host the 2023 NJCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship May 13 & 14

09 May 2023

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Harford Community College, in conjunction with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Region 20, will host the 2023 NJCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship on May 13 & 14 at Harford’s Sports Complex on the College’s campus at 401 Thomas Run Road in Bel Air, MD.

The semifinal contests are set for Saturday, May 13 with #1-seeded Harford vs #4 CCBC Essex at 1:00 p.m. and #2 Nassau vs #3 Onondaga at 3:30 p.m. The two winners will advance to the national championship game on Sunday, May 14, at 1:00 p.m., with the awards ceremony to follow. The two-day event is expected to welcome more than 1,200 visitors to the Harford Community College campus.

Harford has made several updates to its facilities in preparation for the championship, including a new stadium press box, scoreboard, and other renovations to the complex.

Fans hoping to catch the action can purchase tickets for $10 per day at the gate or online as follows: For Saturday’s games, visit and tickets for Sunday’s game are available at The NJCAA will also provide a live stream of each contest with access available for purchase at

Harford’s Fighting Owls men’s lacrosse team has attended the final four in the last three seasons. However, they have yet to claim the title of National Champions. The tournament has been held in Maryland 15 times since its inception in 1970, most recently in 2015 at CCBC Essex. The past two national championships have been held in Garden City, NY, home of the two-time reigning National Champions, Nassau Community College.

For more updates, visit the Harford Athletics website at

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Nancy Dysard

Director for Communications

Sheila Terry

Assistant Director for Public Relations