Hudson Valley Youth Lacrosse Association
ALL USLAX RULES APPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING YOUTH MODIFICATIONS:
7th and 8th
- FC Full-checking; initiated check to head is automatic red card
- Full Checking after May 1st 2014
- Coaches must go to clinic approved by Hudson Valley
- Coaches should hand out same “cheat sheet” to all officials
- Penalty for not subbing through the box.
- 25 minute halves (max.) running time until last 2 minutes of each half.
- 3. Double/Triple teaming allowed.
- 4. Coaches may move from own sub area to end line in their own half of field
- 5. May call two time-outs per game with possession (no sub allowed) or after goal.
- 6 goal differential – decision up to losing coach
5th and 6th
- Modified checking below SHOULDER.
- Penalty for not subbing through the box
- 25 minute halves (max.), running time until the last 2 minutes of each half.
- Double/Triple teaming allowed.
- 3 second rule for holding the ball while being guarded.
6. Coaches may move from own sub area to end line in their own half of field
7. May call two time-outs per game with possession (no sub allowed) or after goal.
8. 6 goal differential – possession at center
3rd and 4th
1. No checking.
2. 20 minute halves (max.), running time until the last 2 minutes of each half.
3. May shoot from free positions (if 2 passes have been attempted – B and C).
4. Double team allowed. Triple(or more)teaming is a major foul at LB & LC only. LA CAN Triple team.
5. 3 second rule for holding the ball while being guarded.
6. Coaches may move along full team boundary& behind opponent’s team bench area& score table
7. May call two time-outs per game with possession (no sub allowed) or after goal
8. Two attempted passes before shooting (Levels B and C ONLY) Goalie clears counts as pass
9. 6 goal differential – possession at center
10. In case of red/yellow card, team MUST sub for carded player.
*3 on the circle for all ages
MAJOR AND MINOR FOULS FOR GIRLS LACROSSE
Occurs when contact is initiated by a defender who has moved into the path of an opponent with the ball without giving that player a chance to stop or change direction.
Occurs when a player charges, barges, shoulders or backs into an opponent, or pushes with the hand or body.
Occurs when a player propels the ball without control in the direction of another player.
Occurs when a player shoots the ball dangerously and without control and is most often called when the ball forcefully contacts the goalkeepers helmet or facemask.
Occurs when a player conducts herself in a rough, dangerous or unsportsmanlike manner, persistently causes infringement of the rules, or deliberately endangers the safety of opposing players.
Occurs when a defender swings her crosse at an opponent¹s crosse or body with deliberate viciousness or recklessness, whether or not the opponent¹s crosse or body is struck.
A defender may not stand within the eight-meter arc for more than three seconds unless she is closely marking an opponent within a stick¹s length.
Obstruction of Free Space:
Occurs when a defender is not closely marking her opponent, within a stick¹s length of an opponent and is in the free space to goal of the attack player with the ball. The attack player must have the opportunity and be looking to shoot.
Goal Circle Fouls:
Occurs when any part of an offensive or defensive player¹s body or crosse, except that of the goalkeeper or deputy, enters the goal circle.
Occurs when a player guards a ground ball with her crosse or foot, removes one hand from the crosse and uses her free arm to ward off an opponent.
Empty Crosse Check:
A player may not check or hold an opponent¹s cross unless the ball is in contact with the opponent¹s cross.
A ball that rebounds off of a field player¹s body to her or her team¹s distinct advantage