Last Updated on 3/6/2017 @ 1:10 PM

Southern Ohio School Girls Youth Lacrosse Association (SOSGYLA):   The SOSGYLA is the governing body for girls youth school lacrosse.  For youth lacrosse program guidelines, click here.   


SOYGLA Youth Rules:   For Southern Ohio adaptations to USL Youth Rules click here:

 

Youth Games Umpire Fees:  

  • Level A:  Two umpires, $40 per umpire, per game.  If only one umpire officiates a game, the umpire will be paid $60 (fee to be split by both teams).
  • Level B:  Two umpires, $30 per umpire, per game.  If only one umpire officiates a game, the umpire will be paid $45 (fee to be split by both teams).
  • Level C:  Two umpires: $30 per umpire, per game.  If only one umpire officiates a game, the umpire will be paid $30 (fee to be split by both teams).


 Level A / USL 12U (5th and 6th Grade Players)

  • U14 timing:  25 minute running clock each half, 5 minute halftime. Exception: The clock will stop on every whistle in the last 2 minutes of the 2nd half only.

  • Stop clock in the last 2 minutes of 2nd half and stop clock at timeouts. Timeouts may be taken only after a goal or by the team with possession. Each team may have one timeout per half. Timeouts are 1 minute. Umpires may take injury timeouts and others as only absolutely necessary.

  • Scoring team must have 1 completed pass after the draw. Modified Checking allowed.

  • If time runs out at the end of 1st half and an 8m free position has been awarded, the fouled player will be awarded the direct position and will have the opportunity to make the shot to end the 1st half.

  • US Lacrosse Youth Rules - 12U.

  • Two umpires per game.


Level B / USL 12U with 10U exceptions   (5th and 6th Grade Players): 

    • 20 minute running clock each half with 5 minute halftime.

    • Stop clock for timeouts only.Timeouts may be taken only after a goal or by the team with possession. Each team may have one timeout per half. Timeouts are 1 minute. Umpires may take injury timeouts and others as necessary.

    • Scoring team must have 2 attempted passes after the draw.  No Checking allowed (Major Foul).

    • U. S. Lacrosse Youth Rules 12U.

    • If time runs out at the end of either half and an 8m free position has been awarded, the fouled player will be awarded the direct position and will have the opportunity to make the shot to end the half/game.

    • Two umpires per game. 


    Level C /USL 10U with 8U exceptions  (3rd and 4th Grade Players): 

      • 20 minute running clock each half with 5 minute halftime.

      • Stop clock for timeouts only. Timeouts may be taken only after a goal or by the team with possession. Each team may have one timeout per half. Timeouts are 1 minute. Umpires may take injury timeouts and others as only absolutely necessary.

      • Scoring team must have 2 attempted passes after the draw.  No Checking allowed (Major Foul).

      • U. S. Lacrosse Youth Rules 10U 

      • If time runs out at the end of either half and an 8 meter free position has been awarded, the fouled player will be awarded the direct position and will have the opportunity to make the shot to end the half/game.

      • Games will be officiated by one or two umpires.  Check Arbiter in advance of your game.


      Points of Emphasis:

        • Dangerous Follow Through (Mandatory Yellow Card)

        • Dangerous Propelling (Mandatory Yellow Card)

        • Illegal Defensive Positioning

        • Game Management


          Game day responsibilities: 

          • Tracking of the passing rule is the responsibility of the coaches. Umpires will look for affirmation from the table when acknowledging goal.
          • Each field will have a scorer’s table and at least one person keeping time at the table.
          • SOSGYLA’s rules for misconduct shall be used.
          • No full checking

          Youth Liaison:  Stacey Morton

          Contact: sowlua@gmail.com  

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