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General Announcement

Spring Field Training Feb 18

This field training is for those participants who attended the US Lacrosse Youth Referee Clinic on January 28, 2017 at the Notre Dame Academy and have completed ALL of their requirements.

  • Submitted Webinar
  • Attended Class
  • Passed NFHS Test (80 or higher) and emailed Dr. Hite
  • Passed Youth Test (80 or higher) and emailed Dr. Hite

Taking the Tests

ALL officials must complete the NFHS and Youth rules tests online each year.  The test must be taken online through the US Lacrosse Central Hub on Arbiter.

You have paper copies of the tests; continue to work on those while you wait for your email inviting you to Arbiter.  If you do not receive an email, YOU MUST CALL USL at (410) 235-6882 ex.102 and explain to the member services representative that they want to change their participation to official, and confirm which email address should be on their USL account BEFORE the update is made.

Info on the tests and PDFs of the tests can be found here.

sugSign up for a slot on one (1) game.  

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Plan to arrive AT LEAST 30 minutes before game time for check in and pre-game and stay for 20 minutes after the game is over for debrief.

You Must be in FULL uniform 

Black shorts with black belt (no lacrosse shorts), lacrosse officials shirt with pocket and collar, black socks, black shoes, black hat with white piping. See the ALO site for details. Bring  your ALO pregame. You will get your flag and whistle at the field and your patch after the game.


Bethesda Park Turf Field
225 Bethesda Church Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044



Rabbit Hill Park Turf Field
Rabbit Hill park, 400 Rabbit Hill Rd, Dacula, GA 30019



Our Next Class This Fall

ALO classes for the spring are now closed.  We will be hosting more classes in the Fall.  Time and date are TBD. We will post info on the site when the details set later this summer.

If you are interested in attending, check back here later this fall or email me at and I will marked you down as interested and email you when info is posted.

2017 Rules Interpretation Videos

Here are the 2017 NFHS and all four Youth rules interpretation videos.

2017 Boys Lacrosse Youth Referee Training

gllALO, 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).

This training is for boys lacrosse only. If you are interested in officiating the girls game, Mike Hannah (michaelhannah@bellsouth.netand Andrea Braun ( are the people that can assist you.

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Risk Minimization Addressed in 2017 Rules Changes

nfhsIn 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