Mission: Charlottesville Youth Lacrosse
To provide Central Virginia youth the opportunity to develop their knowledge and love of lacrosse in an organized, respectful, and fun environment that honors the game.
To provide the youth of Central
Participants may play "up" in age division but may not play in two divisions.
Participants may not compete for more than one team.
Rules of Play
All U9, U11, 2023, U13, and U15 games will be played in accordance with US Lacrosse Boys Youth Rules unless modified below:
Games will consist of two 24 minute running halves with a four minute halftime.
Each team will receive one 45 second timeout per game. After 45 seconds, teams will be whistled back onto the field. If a team does not return in a prompt manner, they will either lose possession of the ball or be assessed a delay of game penalty.
All penalties are start stop time and will be kept on the field by the bench side official.
Game Ties will be broken by a four minute sudden death period of play. During pool play only one sudden death will take place.
U-9 & U-11 will not play with advancement rules. 4 second crease rule remains in effect for all levels.
2023, U13 & U15 The final Two Minute Stalling Rule shall be enforced.
U9 & U11 the final Two Minute Stalling Rule shall be waived.
Decisions on the field will be the final ruling. No disputes will be heard after the game.
Any Coach or Player ejected from the game will not be allowed to participate in the following scheduled game for their team.
NRHS stick regulations will be used. (see U9 and U11 notes below)
U11: The length of the crosse for the field players may be 37 to 42 inches or 47 to 54 (long crosse for purposes of NFHS RULE 2 SECTION 1 ARTICLE 2). Many coaches find that the use of a 37 to 42 inch crosse is best for players' defensive development in the U11 Division.
U9: The length of all crosses for all field players shall be 37 to 42 inches.
There will be no stick checks unless requested by the opposing coach. If the stick is deemed illegal the appropriate penalty will be assessed.
U9 & U11 NO BODY CHECKING ALLOWED
NO ONE HANEDED CHECKS AT ANY LEVEL
Legal pushed and holds are allowed.
In all loose ball situations players should "play the ball", but incidental contact, "boxing out", or screening techniques during such play shall not be considered a violation of this rule.