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What team will I be on?

  • 8U: born after Sept 1, 2010, (August 31, 2012-Sept 1, 2010)
  • 10U: Sept 1, 2008-Aug 31, 2010
  • 12U: Aug 31,2008-Sept 1,2006
  • 14U: Aug 31, 2006-Sept 1, 2004

You can confirm your child’s age group here: link to the US Lacrosse Age Chart

What equipment do I need to play?

  • Lacrosse Stick
  • Helmet (NOC SAE) Lacrosse ONLY (No hockey helmets for league play)
  • Gloves
  • Shoulder/Chest Pads
  • Colored Mouth Guard
  • Elbow Pads
  • Athletic Cup
  • Cleats are recommended, but not mandatory.

If you are unable to purchase equipment please contact a board member for information on borrowing organization equipment

What equipment does the organization provide?

  • Game & practice balls
  • Goalie equipment
  • Nets
  • Fields via local parks and schools
  • Game officials
  • EMTs (12U/14U Games)
  • Uniforms (Jersey, Shirt & Shorts)
    • All players will be issued a uniform at the start of the season.The jersey is a reversible tank type shirt,and is returned at the end of the season. Other pieces kept by the player include: lacrosse shorts  and a shooter shirt. Lacrosse shorts are elastic waist above the knee shorts. A shooter shirt is short sleeved tee which extends below the jersey. Optional pieces include lacrosse socks, which are knee or mid shin height with thick knit tops and cleats.

What are the rules for Youth Lacrosse?

We follow all US Lacrosse rules and modifications approved by Youth Lacrosse Minnesota (YLM). The US Lacrosse rules can be found on their website. The rule modifications for the YLM can be found on their website. YLM also provides some videos regarding specific rules here.

What type of contact is allowed and how physical is Lacrosse?

Lacrosse is a very active sport and there is some incidental contact, however checking is not allowed in Youth Lacrosse. Lacrosse players are allowed to make contact with another players stick but not with the players themselves. All and head and neck contact is an automatic foul. 12U and 14U games are more physical than the younger groups. Because of the additional physical contact, EMTs are provided for all 12U and 14U games. For additional safety information please visit the US Lacrosse website.

What do the referee hand-signals mean?

A document depicting official hand signals used in Youth Lacrosse can be found here.

Where can I see a local Lacrosse game?

Burnsville & Apple Valley have Junior Varsity and Varsity, boys and girls Lacrosse teams. Information about these organizations and their schedules can be found at: