The interpretations contained in the appendix of this book combined with the rules as written shall be used for all canadian mens field lacrosse games the canadian lacrosse association. These changes will be seen on both the boys and girls side and are meant to keep the players safe while also making the game more enjoyable for all those playing and watching. Aug 17, 2016 the national federation of state high school associations approved six rule changes to boys high school lacrosse at their july 1820 committee meeting in indianapolis. The high school varsity and junior varsity teams play by the ncaa rulebook with a. Boys lacrosse rules interpretations publishers note. A player shall not initiate targeting that intentionally takes aim at a player in a defenseless position. Rule changes, points of emphasis and officials signals. The new lacrosse pocket rules coming in 2016 we are reminded heavily of the ncaa rule change a little while back.
Modify rule 4287 concussion rule, to clarify that an appropriate healthcare professional is a licensed physician of medicine or osteopathic medicine md or do. Please check the rule books below for the penalties by age. State high school associations nfhs with some modifications for. College men s lacrosse rules college lacrosse rules from us lacrosse. Aug 24, 2017 the national federation of state high school associations nfhs boys lacrosse rules committee adopted and refined a number of officiating rules that pertain to boys lacrosse at its meeting in indianapolis on july 1719. With the ball in the crosse, horizontal to the ground at the deepest. The organizations often work together on rule development and player safety. Occurs when a player uses the handle of his crosse between his hands to make contact with. The nfhs will assist in answering rules questions from state associations whenever called upon. For stoppages of play due to an out of bounds ball, a horn will no longer be sounded to allow time for substitution. Indianapolis, in august 23, 2017 the 2018 high school boys lacrosse rules changes include clarifications to stick alignment and the use of visibly contrasting gloves and shafts, which are expected to ease the games officiating.
Beginning january 1, 2021, a goalkeeper chest protector designed for lacrosse that incorporates the nocsae nd200 at the time of manufacture shall be used by all goalkeepers. Restart procedure altered in high school boys lacrosse. Men s lacrosse 2017 and 2018 rules and interpretations download options click here for information on how to display your epub download on ipad, kindle, nook, iphone, android and blackberry, plus your desktop browsers. Physician or trainer expelled no mention rule 5, a. Length of game varsity game four 4 12minute quarters overtime if tied at end of regulation sub varsity four 4 10minute quarters no overtime middle school four 4 10minute quarters overtime if tied. Starting in 2022, the home team will be required to wear white jerseys, and the away team will be required to wear nonwhite jerseys. Requests for lacrosse rule interpretations or explanations should be directed to the state association responsible for the high school lacrosse program in your state. Youth hard copy 6u rules 20192020 youth rulebook 8u14u 2020 youth rule changes ppt. The pocketnet must be completely attached to the head and the side walls, leaving no gaps large enough for a ball to pass through.
Boys lacrosse had 53,436 participants at the high school level during the 200304 season, according to the high school athletics participation survey conducted by the nfhs, and was sponsored by 1,156 schools. Us lacrosse in collaboration with the national federation of state high school associations nfhs writes the rules for high school girls lacrosse. Likewise, youth games are 32 minutes long, with eightminute quarters. Speed lacrosse is coming to denver september 26, 2018 7. Nfhs amends multiple boys lacrosse rules aimed at safety. The rules were made in an effort to minimize the risk of injury. Officiating education lacrosse north carolina high school. Lacrosse rules ihsla lacrosse play abides by the rules of the national federation of high schools nfhs and is sanctioned by us lacrosse. Lacrosse has developed 2 and 3man mechanics manuals for lacrosse officials. Osla, and now the ohsaa follows the us lacrosse womens rule book official rules for girls and womens lacrosse which is endorsed by the national federation of state high school associations nfhs. Four of the players must stay on the defensive half of the field, three must stay on the offensive half, and three can go anywhere on the. Ebooks are available via itunes and amazon, while print.
Sep 25, 2015 many aspects of high school and youth lacrosse will be changing in the next few years. The committees recommendations were subsequently approved by the nfhs board of directors. Section 1 the playing field january 2019 cla 3 section 1 the playing field rule 1 dimensions 1. As of january 1st, 2018, any lacrosse head that does not meet the specifications in the pictures above is subject to a 3 minute nonreleasable penalty. High school lacrosse is now changing the ruling on the legality of lacrosse heads. They are made and published by the nfhs in response to situations presented. The national federation of state high school associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. Many of the publications offered by the ncaa appeal to the collegiate sports fan, novice and experienced alike. You can read the complete initial 2018 nfhs rules change memo her e. Continuing on the path of mirroring the collegiate rule changes, the high school game will now introduce the overandback rule which states that the offensive team may not carry, pass or propel the ball into its defensive half of the field once it has been advanced into the goal area according to us lacrosse.
The nervousness of the community was the same and the rule changes are potentially identical. The rules of lacrosse govern games and equipment used. Please read the boys rule book because lacrosse rules differ between the 14u, 12u, 10u, and 8u age levels. Us lacrosse writes the rules for postcollegiate mens lacrosse, and has. Officiating education lacrosse north carolina high. Boys lacrosse rules boys lacrosse rules from us lacrosse. Us lacrosse and the ncaa work together frequently on rule development and player safety. The number on the front of the jersey shall be at least 8 inches 20. All white head all black shaft black gloves and black era anaconda grip instead of actual tape i can send a picture if needed but i just wanted to know before i put on the grip thanks. Lacrosse north carolina high school athletic association. Fil rules of mens field lacrosse, 20192020 world lacrosse. For your convenience, nfhs offers rules and case books in multiple formats. Youth qualification standings high school college postcollege. We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available.
Broken down into 7 rules and situational rulings to increase your understanding. This revision in rule 422 was one of 11 changes recommended by the national federation of state high school associations nfhs boys lacrosse rules committee at its july 2123 meeting in indianapolis. Suspension of expelled player for subsequent games per league policy. Nfhs rulebooks categories 2020 baseball rules book price.
Varsity lacrosse the grayson high school athletic department provides a variety of experiences to aid in the. Rule books 2018 us lacrosse stick, helmet, balls memo 2018 boys. Key rule changes in high school lacrosse lacrosse guide. The national collegiate athletic association writes the rules for collegiate varsity men s lacrosse, and those rules are used by the nonvarsity men s collegiate lacrosse association. High school lacrosse rules high school rules from us lacrosse. While preparing the 20112012 edition of the fil mens rule book, i became curious. You can order a printed copy of the ncaa mens lacrosse rulebooks from. Effective with the start of 201617 school year, the ohio high school athletic association ohsaa is sponsoring both boys and girls interscholastic lacrosse.
Is this legal in high school lacrosse for face offs. Occurs when a players stick viciously contacts an opponent in any area other than the stick or gloved hand on the stick. Overall, the national federation of state high school associations nfhs boys lacrosse rules committee adopted or clarified 15 boys lacrosse rules and officials signals at their summer meeting in indianapolis. Men s lacrosse 2019 and 2020 rules and interpretations. Featured best selling alphabetically, az alphabetically, za price, low to high price, high to low date, new to old date, old to new.
New boys lacrosse rules approved by nfhs committee top. Substitution procedures highlight boys lacrosse rules changes major changes in substitution procedures in high school boys lacrosse will take effect with the 2014 season. All rule books book books nfhs officials education rule book rulebook rulebooks rules team usa us lacrosse. For that reason this page will start with the college game and work its way around. Varsity lacrosse the grayson high school athletic department provides a variety of. Aug 23, 2017 overall, the national federation of state high school associations nfhs boys lacrosse rules committee adopted or clarified 15 boys lacrosse rules and officials signals at their summer meeting in indianapolis. Nfhs adopted the 120yard unified girls and boys field, as an option.
The ohio high school lacrosse association ohsla was the governing body for high school boys lacrosse throughout the state of ohio until the start of the 201617 school year. Measuring the length of the head at the front face of the head. New faceoff procedure among rules changes in high school boys lacrosse. An excessively violent violation of this rule may result in an ejection. The national federation of state high school associations approved six rule changes to boys high school lacrosse at their july 1820 committee meeting in indianapolis.
The rules of lacrosse will vary between different leagues, but well try to outline some of the basic rules here that mostly apply to high school men s lacrosse. Ncaa publications mens lacrosse 2019 and 2020 rules and. Occurs when a player obstructs his opponent at or below the waist with the crosse, hands, arms, feet or legs. National federation of state high school associations. Exceptions, if any, to these rules are documented in the ohsaa girls lacrosse regulations. It provides a variety of program initiatives that reach the 18,500 high schools and over 11 million students involved in athletic and activity programs. Implementation of boys lacrosse rule 173 delayed until 2016. High school associations 2015 nfhs boys lacrosse rule revisions major rules changes.
Us lacrosse, the national federation of state high school associations nfhs and the ncaa write rules for our sport, as per the following breakout. College lacrosse head dimensions are now being applied to the high school lacrosse level. Each team is given a twominute break between the first and second quarters, and the third and fourth quarters. Ohsaa to sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning in 201617. High school associations 2015 nfhs boys lacrosse major rules changes. Nfhs releases rules changes for boys lacrosse in 2020 us. When new books are released, well charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the preorder period. This record book contains single game, season, and career records, plus coaching records, collegiate records, and conference standings. Lacrosse rules vary depending on the age level, gender, type of lacrosse that is being played field, box, organization, etc most rules are based on the ncaa rule book.
The national federation of state high school associations nfhs learning center is an education tool that offers courses to high school coaches, administrators, officials, students, and parents. The us lacrosse mens game rules subcommittee is responsible. The national federation of state high school associations nfhs boys lacrosse rules committee adopted and refined a number of officiating rules that pertain to boys lacrosse at its meeting in indianapolis on july 1719. Mens lacrosse 2017 and 2018 rules and interpretations. Mens lacrosse 2017 and 2018 rules and interpretations download options click here for information on how to display your epub download on ipad, kindle, nook, iphone, android and blackberry, plus your desktop browsers. Us lacrosse writes and publishes a standalone youth rule book for ages 14u and below. Generally, high school games are 48 minutes long, with 12minute quarters. Mbyll all helmets must be nocsae approved lacrosse helmets. The complete guide to nfhs rules, online rule book ordering, and ncaanfhs rule differences can be found here. Collegiate games are 60 minutes long, with 15minute quarters.1110 865 1338 1081 1089 775 1606 1084 166 811 434 717 928 1442 291 1673 787 974 1637 1604 1593 1648 894 458 1236 969 935 981 994 761 1262 1252 1411 1474 481 325 433 1107 248