2014 US Lacrosse Youth Rules Guidebook
The third edition (2014) of the USL Youth Rules and Best Practices Guidebook is now available. Check it out on-line or download it free in Rules.
Sideline Manager Pilot Program
Sideline managers support sportsmanship among spectators, coaches, and players. The program focus to “Honor the Game” is based on the principles of positive sportsmanship during lacrosse games. Check the "Links" section for more information.
Coaching with youth rules in Oregon
Check out "Coach's Corner" for tips on coaching with the OYLA ruleset.
2014 OYLA Referee Certification
Registration for 2014 OYLA Ref Certification training is now LIVE. To find out more about this year's dates and locations visit the "Clinics" section of OYLAX.org. Training this year features 8 locations in February and March.
Feb 16 - Vancouver, WA
Feb 22 - Sunset High School
Feb 22 - Eugene
Feb 23 - Sherwood High School
Mar 1 - Lincoln High School
Mar 8 - West Salem High School
Mar 9 - Hood River
Mar 16 - Lake Oswego High School
The 2014 Certification exam will be live soon. Approved referee shirts are available from gearUp Sports.
MCLA College Action
On Friday, March 14 at King's Way High School in Vancouver the Simon Fraser Clan will take on the Utah Utes in college club lacrosse action. Check "News" for all the details.
OYLA has issued the following memo for referees, coaches and administrators to encourage a positive developmental environment for our youth lacrosse players.
All OYLA games must be officiated by an OYLA certified referee
Clubs are responsible for scheduling refs for their home games.
This is a pre-season event to promote the sport of lacrosse and provide game situations for coaches and players to evaluate their preparedness in a competitive environment. Eastside Portland Lacrosse is organizing this event and more info can be found at the PDX LAX JAM website.
- Divisions: 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 rec level
- Date: April 5, 2014
- Location: Delta Park East - Portland, OR
SALI Lacrosse Tournament
The 2014 SALI Lacrosse tournament is going to be held May 17th and 18th in Sisters, Oregon. SALI has divisions for grades 1 thru 8 (as well as high school). Visit the Oregon Outlaws website for more information.
Battle of Lake Oswego
The 5th Annual Battle of Lake Oswego Youth & Middle School Select tournament is scheduled for May 23-26, 2014. For more information visit the BOLO website.