Laxmedals.com has been selected to provide the team championship awards for the Men’s and Women’s division champions for The Las Vegas Tournament. “The sport of lacrosse just continues to pop up in great venues and what better place to attract a bunch of lacrosse players than Las Vegas.” Says Mike Rogers, President of Laxmedals.com. “We thought our Heritage plaques with custom plates would be a perfect presentation award for the event champions. We are excited to be part of The Las Vegas Lacrosse tournament for years to come.”
Laxmedals.com would like to wish everyone a happy holiday and a happy and healthy New Year in 2014. Laxmedals is celebrating the season with a new holiday card to be shared with its clients and friends. Laxmedals artist Casey Reeder was commissioned to create this years holiday card. When asked about how this years card design was chosen Laxmedals.com president, Mike Rogers, says “Casey does some amazing work for us during the year and she has drawn a collection of unique Finish Reindeer art we thought captured the winter and holiday spirit. I simply suggested it would be cool if one of her reindeer were wearing a medal with his name on it…like as if it was presented to him by Santa. She nailed it! I would recommend anyone looking for custom illustrations to contact Casey at Caseyreeder.com.”
The Lamedals.com “Heritage” award plaque is featured for sale by numerous online retailers for the Christmas shopping season. The large 6 inch x 4 inch x 4mm plaque features artwork showing two Native American lacrosse players in bold 3D on a 2D landscape. “We wanted to create a product that pays respect to the game’s Native American heritage, that was significant in size and design, and that could be affordable to anyone.” Says Mike Rogers, President of Laxmedals.com. “The only other way to get a piece of lacrosse art like our Heritage plaque is to win the Tewaaraton Award presented to the best collegiate lacrosse players in the nation each year“. Rogers comments to the reporter, jokingly with a big smile. “But seriously, to present this piece to any lacrosse fan or player is something special and it is something that will be cherished for a lifetime. I keep only one of our Laxmedals.com products in my office and this is positioned on my desk so it reminds me of the special history and proud tradition of the game. I am proud to be able to provide such a great product to lacrosse fans around the world to pay homage to the sport’s Native American roots.
Laxmedals.com is again honored to be part of the National Lacrosse Classic presented by Level 2 Lacrosse. For the women’s championships Laxmedals.com designed a 4 inch x 3 inch coin for presentation to the tournament’s finalists and champions. “My mission to the design team is simple for all of our medals; make me and the client go “wow”. And I think we nailed it with this one.” Says Mike Rogers, President of Laxmedals.com. “The artwork captures the intensity and grace of the female lacrosse player I am sure any lacrosse player would appreciate this medal. The National Lacrosse Classic is the nation’s premier high school recruiting showcase and we are proud to be a part of it.”
Laxmedals.com has released art proofs for a new series of lacrosse award plaques in 2014. A plaque for boys and girls was created and features the ability for each plaque front to be customized with a players name or event information in up to 3 lines of engraving. The plaques will measure 3 inches x 5 inches and be a hefty 4mm thick. The artwork is raised 3D art on a bed of recessed sand blasted texture effect. “There was a constant demand for economical awards featuring our unique brand of 3D lacrosse art, which could in some way could each be customized for a particular player or event.” Reported Mike Rogers, President of Laxmedals.com. “We have created two fantastic lacrosse awards with some 3D art I know any lacrosse player will be able to identify with and value. And, now we can create a custom engraved plaque on each award that is placed on the front. The plaques will rest on a small acrylic stand for display. I think this will be one of our more popular lacrosse medal awards in the coming year.” The new award plaques will make their first public appearance at the 2014 US Lacrosse Convention in Philadelphia, PA on January 10, 2014. The Laxmedals booth is number 643 located in the middle of the expo hall.
Laxmedals.com is proud to once again partner up with The North American Minor League Lacrosse Association (NAMLA) to create a special Thanksgiving themed medal for their annual Turkey Shoot Lacrosse Tournament. NAMLA was established in 2004 and is comprised of lacrosse organizations that represent the Iroquois Native American communities of Allegany, Newtown, Tuscarora, Tonawanda, and Onondaga, whose participants are predominantly Haudenosaunee, but not exclusively as youth from all backgrounds are invited and do participate. “To be a part of the Iroquois lacrosse community is something beyond words can describe.” Says Laxmedals.com president Mike Rogers. “Having played the game myself and to now try to capture the spirit of the game of lacrosse in my medals…I think being associated with the people who created the game in any way is an honor. It is their game. I am humbled to be a part of it.”