ALO, in partnership with the Gwinnett Lacrosse League (GLL), the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation (GLF) and the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association (GLOA) is holding a boys youth lacrosse officials certification clinic on January 28, 2017 (10 am to 4 pm) at Notre Dame Academy in Duluth, Georgia. The mandatory field training is tentatively scheduled for February 18 (location will be finalized soon; these are 2 hour slots).
All participants in the referee clinic must complete the Boys Rules and Penalty Online Course or what we at ALO call the webinar, prior to attending the classroom session. The online webinar is free and available to US lacrosse members through their new US Lacrosse Learning Management System. The webinar teaches fundamental lacrosse rules and penalties through diagrams, video and interactive instruction. This course is exclusively available and FREE to US Lacrosse members. Continue reading →
All US Lacrosse officials should take BOTH the NFHS and Youth tests. Officials re-certifying should pass with at least an 80+. More information on the re-certification process can be found here. The NFHS Rules Interpretation Video is also available and may be found below. Continue reading →
ALO will be hosting another class in the Spring through the Gwinnett Lacrosse League (GLL). Time and date are TBD. We will post info on the AtlantaLacrosseOffcial.comsite when the details set later this fall.
If you are interested in attending, check back here later this fall or email me at ATL.LacrosseRef@gmail.com and I will marked you down as interested and email you when info is posted.
Both the East Cobb and Old Atlanta Youth Referee Classes are FULL.
ALO, in partnership with the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation (GLF) and the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association (GLOA) and the Gwinnett Lacrosse League (GLL), plans to hold a boys youth lacrosse officials certification clinics this Spring. Information will be posted sometime this winter.
In an effort to minimize the risk of injury, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Boys Lacrosse Rules Committee recommended six rules changes, including only allowing the goalkeeper to be located in the crease. All 2017 boys lacrosse rules changes recommended by the committee at its July 18-20 meeting in Indianapolis were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Continue reading →