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2016 Northstar Capital City Classic

June 25-26, 2016
University at Albany 
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY

Albany, New York's capital city, welcomes players, families, friends and fans of the 2016 Northstar Capital City Classic  to a weekend of exciting sports!  This very diverse tournament is comprised of the best lacrosse players from the Northeast.

This prestigious event will be held June 25-26, 2016 at UAlbany's Bob Ford Field, a $19 million multi-sport complex.  This state of the art 8,500-seat facility features a $1.1 million Daktronics scoreboard with a 39' by 22' high-definition video display and point-source sound system.  The facility is home to the U Albany Great Danes' NCAA Division I football and soccer teams.

Conveniently located off Western Avenue, SEFCU Arena is centrally located to Western Avenue RestaurantsStuyvesant PlazaCrossgates Mallmovie theatersattractions, and other fan amenities. We know you will want to come and cheer on all of the elite players representing their teams.

Please click here for our region's restaurant and attraction offers while you are in town.


From the coziest bed and breakfast to spacious penthouse suites, Albany offers accommodations that please every type of sports enthusiasts. You will definitely want to come and stay before or after they play! Enjoy Albany's superb variety of attractions; from excellent restaurants to downtown nightlife and uptown shopping, there are plenty of ways to have fun in Albany before the tournament begins and for your post event celebrations. If you require overnight discounted sleeping rooms, please click here for accommodations. For the latest listing of all there is to do in Albany, please follow this link.

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Listed below are several useful links that will provide you with additional information regarding services, shopping and dining in the Capital District. If there is anything we can do prior to your visit, or while you are here, please contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager, at 1 800-258-3582 x100.  Please enjoy your stay and come back soon!

Useful Links

Directions to UAlbany
UAlbany Campus Map
Wolf Road Map/Dining Options
Downtown Map/Dining Options
Youth Group Activities

Shopping Information
Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Driving Directions

Important University Area Information




Bank of America

1450 Western Avenue


Trustco Bank      

1475 Western Avenue


Key Bank

1196 Western Avenue





Christ Lutheran Church

1500 Western Avenue


McKnownville United
Methodist Church

1565 Western Avenue 


New Covenant Presbyterian Church

916 Western Avenue 


Medical Care Facilities



Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue


Albany Memorial Hospital

600 Northern Boulevard


St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard






1170 Western Avenue


Rite Aid

1225 Western Avenue


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