US Lacrosse Announces 2019 Boys' Youth Rule Changes

Sep 05, 2018

US Lacrosse has announced the 2019 rule changes and points of emphasis for youth boys’ lacrosse. The rules are to be used for all levels of play 14U and younger.

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FAQs on New Self-Start Rule in High School/Girls' Lacrosse

Aug 27, 2018

The new 2019 rules for high school and youth girls’ lacrosse introduce self-start.

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US Lacrosse Announces 2019 Girls Youth Rule Changes

Aug 23, 2018

Self-starts, a cleared defensive zone for 8-meter free positions, and a new checking category for play at the U14/U13 level are among the new US Lacrosse girls’ youth rules approved for the 2019 season.

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High School Girls' Rules Changes for 2019 Season

Jul 30, 2018

Self start, defensive penalty zone among changes passed by joint NFHS/US Lacrosse committee

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Six Rules Every Boys' Lacrosse Coach Should Know

May 08, 2018

Position your team for success by mastering tenants on equipment certification, restarts, bench decorum and more

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NOCSAE Issues Warning About Counterfeit Lacrosse Balls

Apr 02, 2018

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is warning lacrosse players, coaches and teams to use caution when purchasing lacrosse balls online.

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Understanding the Women’s Safety Sphere

Mar 19, 2018

In women’s lacrosse, the sphere is defined as an imaginary area, or bubble, of 7 inches surrounding the player’s head, in all directions. At the high school and youth level, an opponent cannot put their stick in another player’s sphere.

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Clarification of Warding Off Rule in Boys’ Lacrosse

Mar 09, 2018

The NFHS has issued a clarification memo for the Warding Off rule. US Lacrosse supports this rule clarification and will adopt the clarification for the 2018 US Lacrosse Boys’ Youth Rules. 

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IMLCA Endorses US Lacrosse Boys Youth Rules

Mar 02, 2018

The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) has given its endorsement to the US Lacrosse Official Rules for Boys’ Youth Lacrosse. The US Lacrosse youth rules cover competition from the 6U to 14U age groups and have been designed to align with the principles of the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model.

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Youth and Girls High School Rules Interpretation Help

Feb 02, 2018

As the 2018 lacrosse season gets set to begin, US Lacrosse has updated rules interpretation help available. Linked below are rules interpretation videos for 2018 for the high school and youth levels for girls, along with Power Point presentations from the rules interpretation sessions held at the US Lacrosse Convention in Baltimore in late January.

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