2018 US Lacrosse Youth Award Winners Named

Nov 07, 2018

US Lacrosse has named 11 winners of its 2018 Youth Awards, recognizing outstanding contributors to youth lacrosse from around the country. The winners were selected from among the nominations submitted for each award.

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US Lacrosse First Stick Program: 22,000 Kids and Counting

Nov 06, 2018

Heading into its eighth year, the First Stick Program has leveraged the support of generous individual, foundation and corporate donors into more than $9.2 million worth of equipment to give 22,370 kids on 768 teams (448 boys, 320 girls) in every region of the country the opportunity to play lacrosse—many for the first time.

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US Lacrosse Seeks Partners for National Team Development Program

Nov 05, 2018

US Lacrosse has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to lacrosse entities interested in partnering with US Lacrosse to run regional trials as part of the National Team Development Program (NTDP).

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You're Not Bigger Than the Game

Nov 05, 2018

“As the [official] you are neither inside the game, as the players are, nor outside it among the fans, but the game passes through you, like rainwater through a filter, and your job is to influence it for the better, to strain out the impurities, to make it cleaner, fairer, and more transparent without impeding it, corrupting it, changing its course, or making it taste funny.”

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2019 US Lacrosse WCLA Championship Returning to Virginia

Nov 02, 2018

US Lacrosse has announced that the 2019 WCLA Division I and II National Championships will be played at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex and Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The same venue hosted the WCLA Championship in 2014 and 2015.

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Life Lessons on the Lacrosse Field

Oct 29, 2018

“Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each one a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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LaxCon and West Conference Early Bird Promotions End Wednesday

Oct 26, 2018

Lacrosse-specific development and networking events offering up to $70 off registration through Oct. 31

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Team USA to Play UWLX, WPLL Squads at IWLCA President's Cup

Oct 24, 2018

The U.S. Women’s National Training Team will continue its building process when it plays at the President’s Cup in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., next month. The U.S. will play an intra-squad Blue-White exhibition under Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) rules and will then play modified games against select teams from the United Women’s Lacrosse League (UWLX) and the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL).

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US Lacrosse Approves Rule Change to Enhance Heart Protection for Athletes

Oct 23, 2018

The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved equipment-related rule changes designed to enhance heart protection for youth players, specifically to reduce the risk of the rare yet potentially catastrophic injury of commotio cordis.

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Giving Everything I Have to a Game I Love

Oct 22, 2018

From eight to twenty-two, I had trouble enjoying lacrosse. I had a blast with my teammates, and I rejoiced when we won games, but there was a darker side that I never liked. Then I found officiating, and a whole new world opened up!

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