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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GIRLS 

 

US Lacrosse Girls Youth Rules should govern all PLCA Girl’s lacrosse games.  The US Lacrosse Rule Book can be found at http://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/girls-rules.aspx.  PCLA has amended / emphasized the following rules:

All girls games at the Elementary School level will be played in a 7v7 format, plus a goalie.

All elementary school games will require a 2 pass rule (attempted).Officials will be informed of this rule before the start of a game, and asked to regulate it on the field.

The 7v7 field will be 80 yards long, by 40 yards wide.

The Goal Line will be 30 yards from the midfield line leaving 10 yards between the goal line and the end line.

The midfield line will serve as the restraining line.There should be a maximum of 5v5 on the ball side (each team holds 2 defenders and 2 attackers on their respective sides)

There should be a regulation goal circle and 8m arc.A 12m arc is not required.

Games will be played with 2 Attackers, 3 Midfielders, 2 defenders and 1 goalie.

20 minute running halves.Each coach gets 1 timeout.

Draws will be taken after each goal.If there is no draw circle, at the start of a draw officials should place 2 midfielders a “reasonable” distance from the draw spot.Defenders and Attackers will start the Draw inside their 8m arc.

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS


   US Lacrosse Girls Youth Rules should govern all PLCA Girl’s lacrosse games.  The US Lacrosse Rule Book can be found at http://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/girls-rules.aspx.  PCLA has amended / emphasized the following rules:

Middle School games will be full 12v12 format.

All games will consist of two, 20 halves with a running clock.(The clock will not stop after goals).Teams will switch sides at every half.

There will be no overtime at any age level.Games will end on a tie.

Due to the running clock A GAME / HALF MAY NOT END ON A DEFENSIVE PENALTY. In the event of a defensive penalty within the Critical Scoring Area   resulting in an expired clock, play will resume on the officials whistle. Trail Official will count :03 Seconds of play from point of Free Position at the whistle. During the :03 seconds, regular game rules exist, including the potential for another defensive foul, pass, a shot or a goal. All goal calls are final.

At any point during the game when there is a 5 goal lead, the team that is behind will be given the ball at the midfield line in lieu of a draw as long as the 5 goal lead is maintained for all age groups.

Score will be kept at every game.Scores will be recorded at each table and coaches will be asked to verify the score and sign the sheets prior to leaving the field

Quality playing time is in affect for the entire game.

All players are to play at their appropriate age group based on their birthdate.Any PCLA member team that has players they feel should “play up”, must request an exception and present a “just cause” to the PCLA board for approval.