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Patriot Lacrosse Girls Spring '17 Registration

Welcome to Patriot Lacrosse Youth Club. 

Practices will begin early to mid-March, weather depending.  Practice dates and times will be determined by each teams coach. 

Games will begin the weekend after Spring Break and run through May.  Games will be played on Saturdays at outdoor fields across Colorado which may include travel to Denver or Pueblo.  The regular season will end with the Festival Tournament held at Dicks Sporting Goods Park.  The teams will have the option to play in Rocky Mountain Jamboree tournament, June 2nd and 3rd 2017. 

Policies

Patriot Lacrosse is opening registration to form teams for the Colorado Girls Lacrosse Association (CGLA) spring season.  CGLA will form divisions of play based on the following age groupings: U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, and U15.  The following skill levels will divisions will apply at each age groups U12, U13, U15:  Silver for beginning players and Gold for advanced players. 

*NEW THIS YEAR: U11 will only play smaller field 7v7 games.  CGLA is adopting this based upon US Lacrosse recommendations to develop players on age appropriate field size.

Rules of Play:

CGLA’s rules for play are primarily based on the 2017 US Lacrosse Rules for Girls Youth Lacrosse can be found here.

2017 Age Grouping Quick Reference Table

Date of Birth

Age Bracket

US Lacrosse Youth Rules to Follow

Born 9/1/2001 through 8/31/2002

U15

U15 Rules

Born 9/1/2002 through 8/31/2003

U14

Born 9/1/2003 through 8/31/2004

U13

U13 Rules

Born 9/1/2004 through 8/31/2005

U12

Born 9/1/2005 through 8/31/2006

U11

U11 Rules

Born 9/1/2006 through 8/31/2007

U10

Born 9/1/2007 through 8/31/2008

U9

U9 Rules

Born 9/1/2008 or later

U8, etc.

 

Formation of Teams:

The Patriot Lacrosse Club mission is to teach youth athletes the life lessons of skills development, teamwork, safe play, and sportsmanship in both a recreational/developmental environment and a competitive environment that prepares these young athletes for high school level competition.  With that said, Patriot Lacrosse strives to form a competitive (Gold) team and a beginner (Silver) team in each division.  Due to the size of the Patriot Lacrosse Club membership, it is impossible to form 2 teams (competitive and beginner) in each of the CGLA age division.  Therefore, Patriot Lacrosse will register teams in the divisions that best suits the teams. 

US Lacrosse Age & Eligibility Guidelines The following age groupings are determined as of the August 31st preceding competition:
NOTE: Age group references used in this section are in common usage but should not be understood literally. The U15 (read: "Under 15") grouping means that, if a player is 14 years old on the cutoff date, he/she may participate in U15 competition as a 15-year old. 
U15: 
All players must be 14 years old or younger on the August 31st preceding competition. It is recommended that when multiple teams exist within a program, the program should consider physical size, skill, and maturity when organizing teams. 

U13: 
All players must be 12 years old or younger on the August 31st preceding competition. It is recommended that when multiple teams exist within a program, the program should consider physical size, skill, and maturity when organizing teams.
U11:
All players must be 10 years old or younger on the August 31st preceding competition. It is recommended that when multiple teams exist within a program, the program should consider physical size, skill, and maturity when organizing teams.
U9:
All players must be 8 years old or younger on the August 31st preceding competition. It is recommended that when multiple teams exist within a program, teams should consider physical size, skill, and maturity. 

Click on this link for an easy reference chart to determine your child’s age & eligibility: http://www.uslacrosse.org/sites/default/files/public/documents/rules/age-group-chart-090116.pdf

Competitive Teams: 

The need for tryouts for the competitive teams will be determined in the middle of February.  The level of play for these teams will be determined after tryouts are completed and based on the evaluation results. 

EVEN aged Teams:

Patriot Lacrosse will evaluate each division to see if U10 and U12 teams can be formed. 

Wait Listing:

Following CGLA/US Lacrosse recommendations, Patriot Lacrosse team sizes will be capped at 22.  Competitive teams will be capped at 18.  When the registration numbers in a division hit 43 players, all additional players will be “wait-listed” until a minimum of 13 players are registered.  Wait-listed players not added to a team will be given a refund on their registration fee.  If possible, Patriot Lacrosse will coordinate with another Colorado Springs Girls Lacrosse Club to combine wait-listed players into a combined club team. 

Team/Level Expectations: 

Team/level expectations of play can be found on the Patriot Lacrosse website under the Club Policies tab on the left side of the home page, click here to view it now.

NOTE1: All athletes must have a valid US Lacrosse membership.

NOTE2: Uniforms are required at an additional cost.

NOTE3: Registration is not complete unless a payment is made.

NOTE4: Patriot Lacrosse Club reserves the right, in its sole discretion, and with or without notice, to limit or terminate the rights and/or membership of members who are not an asset to the organization or in good standing with Patriot Lacrosse Club, CYLA, CGLA, and the US Lacrosse Code of Conduct.

US Lacrosse Membership:

All players are required to have a US Lacrosse membership that is active through the end of the season.  US Lacrosse membership provides Patriot Lacrosse Club with liability insurance and individual players Excess Accident Medical coverage.  Registrants can join and check the status of their US Lacrosse membership by clicking here. 

Uniforms:

A complete spring uniform is required to participate with Patriot Lacrosse. A complete uniform consists of a reversible game jersey, game shorts, and a shooter shirt.  All players must purchase a complete uniform for the 2017 season as we are ordering new uniforms.

We will NOT be handing uniforms out during the parents meeting, instead we will schedule a time at a later date.

Uniform costs are:

 Jersey: $30

 Shorts: $30

 Shooter Shirt: $20  

Note: Patriot Lacrosse reserves the right to change the uniform for future seasons.

New Uniforms:

 

Uniform fit guide:

WOMEN/GIRLS

Girls X-Small

Girls Medium

Girls Large

XS

S

M

L

XL

2XL

3XL

DRESS SIZE

4-6X

8 - 10

12 - 14

2

4-6

8-10

12-14

16-18

20

22

HEIGHT

4'2"-4-5"

4'6"-4'11"

4'11"-5'3"

5' - 5'3"

5'3" - 5'5"

5'5" - 5'7"

5'7" - 5'9"

5'9" - 5'11"

5'11" - 6'1"

6'4"

WEIGHT

76-95

96-105

105-116

90 - 104

105 - 129

130 - 154

155 - 179

180 - 194

195

210

CHEST

27 3/4"

30 1/4"

30" - 32"

31" - 33"

33" - 35"

35" - 37"

37" - 39"

39" - 42"

42" - 44"

44" - 46"

SLEEVE

27"

28"

29"

30"

30

31

32

33

35

37"

WAIST

21"-23"

23"-24"

25"

23" - 25"

25" - 27"

27"- 29"

29" - 32"

32" - 34"

34" - 37"

38"-39"

INSEAM ( Regular )

24"

16"

28"

28"

29"

30"

31"

32"

33"

48"-50"

INSEAM ( Tall )

-

-

-

31"

32"

33"

34"

35"

36"

37

 

Equipment: 

The following gear is required to participate in girl’s lacrosse:

·       Girls lacrosse stick

·       Goggles

·       Mouth guard (not clear or white with teeth designs)

·       Running shoes or cleats

           

Registration Fees:

U9: $200

U10-U15: $220 

Registration fee includes, but is not limited to, the following:

    Registration in the 2017 CGLA Spring season - 6 game season including the Festival Weekend Tournament at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park and Rocky Mountain Jamboree June

    Coaches: All coaches are required to have a current US Lacrosse membership, an annual background check, and must complete concussion training.  Head Coaches are required to complete US Lacrosse Level 1 coaching training.

    Fields: games and practices

    Team equipment: goals, balls, goalie gear, field supplies, etc.

    Patriot Lacrosse car decal

NOTE: The only way to pay for registration & uniforms is via PayPal.

 

Parent Information Night: 

Patriot Parent Information night will be on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Cafeteria at Pine Creek High School.  We will not be handing uniforms out during this meeting.

 

Patriot Lacrosse Girls promotes the development of the “fastest game on two feet” by Honoring the Game by respecting the ROOTS: Rules, Officials, Opponents, Teammates and Self. 

 

Click here to register now.