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2018 BOYS YOUTH SUPPLEMENTAL RULES

 
 

Adopted 11/15/17 
Badgerland Lacrosse Association – 2018 Youth Boys’ Supplemental Rules

Badgerland Lacrosse Association (BLA) will follow US Lacrosse’s 2018 Youth Boys’ Rulebook, with the following amendments:

6U
Age and Eligibility – BLA employs two-year age segments. 6U is comprised of 5U and 6U players as defined in the USL Age Grouping Table. See BLA – Youth Boys’ Player 
Segmentation Guidance for additional information.

1.3.1 If 3x3 goals are not available, an inverted 6x6 goal may be used. (A-Frame.) If the 6x6 goals cannot be safely inverted, a standard 6x6 goal may be used as a last resort.
1.5.1 A soft lacrosse ball or other soft athletic ball (i.e. tennis ball) of similar or larger diameter shall be used. Standard lacrosse balls must not be used.
1.6 Mini lacrosse sticks or regulation lacrosse sticks can be used. These sticks cannot exceed 37” in length.
1.9 Eye protection is not required, but highly recommended. 
2.1.5 6U games may be played with coach(es) serving as the official(s).
2.8 Score shall not be kept.

8U
Age and Eligibility – BLA employs two-year age segments. 8U is comprised of 7U and 8U players as defined in the USL Age Grouping Table. See BLA – Youth Boys’ Player 
Segmentation Guidance for additional information.
1.3.1 If 3x3 goals are not available, an inverted 6x6 goal may be used. (A-Frame.) If the 6x6 goals cannot be safely inverted, a standard 6x6 goal may be used as a last resort.
1.5.1 A soft lacrosse ball or other soft athletic ball (i.e. tennis ball) of similar or larger diameter shall be used. Standard lacrosse balls must not be used.
2.1.1 Both teams shall play 4v4 (no goalies and 4 fielders).
2.1.5 8U games may be played with coach(es) serving as the official(s).
2.8 Score shall not be kept.
4.3a On Center Spot Starts, a player must make one pass prior to shooting at or scoring a goal. (Appendix VII, Experimental Rules)
Adopted 11/15/17 

10U
Age and Eligibility – BLA employs two-year age segments. 10U is comprised of 9U and 10U players as defined in the USL Age Grouping Table. See BLA – Youth Boys’ Player 
Segmentation Guidance for additional information.
1.6 Long poles are not permitted at 10U
1.9B Hockey breezers (pants) may be worn.
2.1.1 Both teams shall play 6v6 (1 goalie, 2 Defense, 1 Middie, and 2 Attack).
2.1.5 One certified official is required for each 10U game. If the scheduled official does not show, the game may be played with coach(es) serving as the official(s).
2.7 The home team head coach shall designate a timekeeper.
2.8 Score shall not be kept, however, the home team head coach shall designate a penalty recorder if a certified official is used.
4.3a On face offs, a player must make one pass prior to shooting at or scoring a goal. (Appendix VII, Experimental Rules)
4.10 A 6 v 6 team is considered offside when a team has more than three players in its offensive half of the field, or more than four players in its defensive half of the field. 
(Appendix VII, Experimental Rules)

12U
Age and Eligibility – BLA employs two-year age segments. 12U is comprised of 11U and 12U players as defined in the USL Age Grouping Table. See BLA – Youth Boys’ Player Segmentation Guidance for additional information.
1.6 Long poles are not permitted at 12U
1.9B Hockey breezers (pants) may be worn.
1.2.1 12U games shall be played on a full field.
2.1.1 Both teams shall play 10v10 (1 Goalie, 3 Defense, 3 Middies, and 3 Attack).
2.8 Scores may be kept. The home team head coach shall designate a scorekeeper.

14U
Age and Eligibility – BLA employs two-year age segments. 14U is comprised of 13U and 14U players as defined in the USL Age Grouping Table. See BLA – Youth Boys’ Player Segmentation Guidance for additional information.
1.9.2 Hockey breezers (pants) may be worn.