2019 Fall Youth Lacrosse

Play Time: Sundays

 

VBFH is excited to announce it’s partnership with Coastal Crush Lacrosse this fall! Join us on Sunday afternoons for 5 weeks of action packed games. There will be no practices, just fun games to CRUSH the off-season. Sign up as a team with a coach or as an individual player.  

  • 5 week season 
  • 2 games per week
  • Games played between 1-8P
  • Guest players are not allowed in youth leagues
  • 4v4 for 8U Boys and Girls 
  • 7v7 for 10U, 12U, and Middle School Boys and Girls

All players must have their parent create a DASH Account to play in our lacrosse league. Once the account has been created the parent must add their child to the account so they can be placed on the roster.

Season Information

FALL SEASON

Registration Dates: June 12 – September 7

Game Dates: September 15 – October 13

Division Information

8U Boys and Girls: 4v4 on Small Fields with small goal. Minimum of 6 players per team. $45 per player

10U, 12U, and Middle School Boys and Girls: 7v7 on Large Fields. Minimum of 10 players per team. **Early Bird pricing $85 per player until August 25. 

Rules/League Policies

Indoor improves field game. Indoor lacrosse is fast-paced and greatly enhances field skills as it focuses on vision, off-ball movement (the ball is never out of bounds) and accuracy.

  • Each team will play 2, 30-minute games – running clock with 1-30-second timeout per game. There will be 5 minutes between each game.
  • Time and score will be kept on the scoreboard.
  • US Lacrosse Girls/Boys rules for each age will be enforced with exception to below adjustments.
  • Teams will play with 6 field players & 1 goalie – no offsides.
  • A draw/face-off will be taken to start the game.
  • Ball is played off of the boards.
  • Substitutions must be made “on the fly” once player coming off is within 5 feet of bench area.
  • After goal is scored, play shall start in the goal crease of the team that was just scored upon. The opposing team must fall back towards their goal past the red line to allow their opponent to advance.
  • US Lacrosse/NFHS or NCAA Girls field stick dimensions are legal for play.
  • US Lacrosse/NFHS or NCAA Girls field stick dimensions are legal for play as long as the shaft measures between 40” to 42”. No long poles.
  • Body Checking opponent into the boards in a vulnerable position is the most dangerous play.
    • A boarding penalty shall be assessed on any player who checks an opponent in such a manner that causes the opponent to be thrown violently into the boards. The onus is on the player who is applying the check to ensure his opponent is not in a vulnerable position and if so, he/she must avoid contact.
    • There is also the onus on the other player not to put herself/ himself in a dangerous position. The referees when applying this rule must consider this balance. PENALTIES – The referee, at her/his discretion and based on the degree of the impact into the boards, may assess a: minor penalty; or a major penalty; or a major penalty and a game misconduct. The referee, at her/his discretion, may assess a match penalty if, in her/his judgment, the player or goalkeeper was reckless or endangered her/his opponent by boarding.
    • Coaches must emphasize to their players how dangerous this play is to the play and the officials must strictly penalize fouls.
    • A penalty shall be assessed on any player who checks an opponent in such a manner that causes the opponent to be thrown violently into the boards.
  • Game can end in tie.
  • Timeouts – each team is allowed 1 time out per game. a. Timeouts are 30 seconds long b. Timeouts do not stop the game clock c. No timeouts allowed within the last 2 minutes of the game.
  • Running time for all games including no stoppage of clock for injuries. All games must start on time. Teams not ready to play within 10 minutes of scheduled time will forfeit game.
  • All players, coaches, and fans are encouraged to be positive and respectful towards opponents and officials. 
  • Fans must remain off the field and watch from the bleachers.

Fighting – THERE IS TO BE NO FIGHTING. Any player or team who fights shall be expelled from the league.  No refund shall be awarded. 

Conduct/Language – There will be no swearing or taunting of other players permitted.  Players demonstrating such conduct will be suspended from play for the balance of the game and possibly from all further play. Zero Tolerance Policy is in effect for all players, spectators, and coaches.