2020 NFHS Lacrosse Rules Interpretation Videos

Jan 09, 2020

US Lacrosse has produced and released the 2020 National Federation of State High School Associations Rules Interpretation videos. These videos go over the significant rules changes for this year, and points of emphasis.

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Webinars Highlight 2020 Girls’ Youth and High School Rule Changes

Dec 19, 2019

The US Lacrosse girls’ rules webinars are available for free viewing and intended to provide clarification about the new rule changes and points of emphasis for the 2020 season. 

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2020 Boys’ High School and Youth Rule Webinars Available

Dec 17, 2019

The webinars were hosted by US Lacrosse last month and intended to provide clarification about the new rule changes and points of emphasis for the 2020 season. 

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Get the FAQs on Improved Lacrosse Chest Protection

Dec 03, 2019

​With new chest protectors that meet NOCSAE standard ND200 now emerging into the marketplace, US Lacrosse encourages parents and athletes to buy those products now rather than wait for the 2021 rule requirement.

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Changes & Clarifications Announced for US Lacrosse Boys’ Youth Rules

Oct 31, 2019

Improving the pace of play and simplifying the application of penalties are among the changes approved for the US Lacrosse Boys’ Youth Rules, beginning in 2020.

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Free Movement Approved for US Lacrosse Girls’ Youth Rules

Sep 26, 2019

The allowance for free movement by players on a whistle or stoppage of play has been approved for the US Lacrosse Girls’ Youth Rules, beginning in 2020. US Lacrosse writes and publishes a stand-alone youth rule book for ages 14U and below.

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Restart Protocol Among Rule Changes for High School Boys in 2020

Aug 07, 2019

The NFHS announced a set of 10 boys’ rules changes for the 2020 season. Among the changes coming to boys’ high school lacrosse next season - a play may be restarted when a defensive player is within five yards of the player in possession of the ball.

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Free Movement Among Rule Changes for High School Girls in 2020

Jul 23, 2019

The allowance for free movement by players on a whistle or stoppage of play is the most significant rule change for high school girls’ lacrosse in 2020, and one of 12 rules changes approved for high school girls’ lacrosse, effective January 1, 2020.

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NPR Features Segment on History of Women's Headgear

May 13, 2019

Only a Game, a weekly NPR radio segment produced by WBUR (Boston), aired a segment on the headgear debate in women’s lacrosse on May 11.

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The Importance of US Lacrosse Player Segmentation Policy

Mar 26, 2019

Reviewing the rationale behind the US Lacrosse player segmentation policy which was passed in 2016 to help minimize safety issues and/or unfair competitive advantages.

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