SPARKS, Md. — For the first time in its history, US Lacrosse has produced standalone youth rule books for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse. The books are available in digital format free of charge on the US Lacrosse web site.

In previous years, the youth rules were contained as a list of modifications to the high school rules in the back of the US Lacrosse Women’s Rulebook and the National Federation of State High School Associations Boys’ Rulebook.

The new format helps provide a comprehensive set of rules at each age set (6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U) and the rule descriptions have been simplified to make them easier to understand for coaches, officials, parents and players.

Link to US Lacrosse Boys’ Youth Rules: http://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/boys-rules

Link to US Lacrosse Girls’ Youth Rules: http://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/girls-rules

Questions concerning the US Lacrosse boys’ youth lacrosse rules can be addressed to Rick Lake, men’s game senior manager, at [email protected]

Questions concerning the US Lacrosse girls’ youth lacrosse rules can be addressed to Caitlin Kelley, women’s game senior manager, at [email protected]

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