Top 10 Boys Lacrosse Rule Myths: Busted

Jan 09, 2015

Confused about a situation you've seen on the lacrosse field? Our resident official digs in to the rulebook to debunk the top 10 boys lacrosse rule myths.

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It’s All About Perspective

Dec 16, 2014

The job of all officials is to not let any other perspectives influence the focus on player safety and fairness. Our resident zebra uses a visual to demonstrate.

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How Does Intent Play Into Lacrosse Officiating?

Dec 09, 2014

Our resident official explains why “He didn’t mean it” (intent) is an insufficient plea on the behalf of youth lacrosse players who commit penalties.

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2015 US Lacrosse Officials Certification Exams Now Available

Dec 02, 2014

Boys and girls high school and youth annual rules exams for officials' certification now available through the US Lacrosse CentralHub, powered by Arbiter Sports.

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Officials Tip: Keep Your Eyes Off The Ball

Nov 18, 2014

If you and your partner are watching the ball and the ball carrier, who is watching all the other players? Use these tips to break the habit.

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6 Sideline Guidelines for “Official” Fans

Nov 12, 2014

If you’re an official who likes to get out and watch games, use these guidelines to help you enjoy the game and maintain a level of professional distance.

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Angry Coach: 5 Steps At Least 2 Too Many

Nov 07, 2014

“The Ramp” does not offer a steep incline. Lacrosse needs swifter, stiffer penalties for unsporting coaches, writes one basketball official.

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5 Steps to Keep an Angry Lacrosse Coach in Check

Nov 06, 2014

Catching an earful from an angry lacrosse coach? Our resident official details “the ramp,” an escalating series of penalties to help keep things in check.

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Pregame Checklists for Lacrosse Officiating Success

Nov 04, 2014

Struggling with confidence as a lacrosse official? Use these checklists and quotes to make sure you're prepared.

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Three Rules for Dealing With On-Field Conflict in Lacrosse

Oct 28, 2014

Believe it or not, the job of a bouncer and the job of an official are remarkably similar. Use these simple rules to decrease escalated on-field incidents.

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