Free Bill Tierney Coaching Clinic
Breakaway Lacrosse, Warrior Lacrosse and Walax.com are offering a free coaching clinic with University of Denver head coach Bill Tierney on Saturday, December 7th, 2013, at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, WA (in conjunction with the Space Needle Shootout). Coach Tierney's hour long clinic is geared toward youth lacrosse. RSVP is required to attend. See Walax.com for details.
2014 Youth Referee Assigner Meeting
Get the latest info on the 2014 OYLA Referee Program, including updates on training and OYLA Certification. A hand out that describes best known methods from experienced ref assigners will be available. ALL OYLA Ref Assigners are encouraged to attend.
Date: Saturday, Jan 11, 2014
Time: 9am - 12pm
Place: Oregon Sports Offices West
US Lacrosse Youth Rules Guidebook
The second edition (2013) of the USL Youth Rules and Best Practices Guidebook is now available. Check it out on-line or download it free in Rules.
2013 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.
2013 OYLA Referee Certification
OYLA Ref Certification Clinics are complete. Stay tuned for information about the 2014 Certification Program.
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.
Battle of Lake Oswego
The 4th Annual Battle of Lake Oswego Youth & Middle School Select tournament is scheduled for May 24-27. For more information visit the BOLO website.