Category Archives: New Officials

Fall Boys Lacrosse Referee Classes

ALO, in partnership with the Georgia Lacrosse Foundation (GLF) and the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association (GLOA)  is holding a boys youth lacrosse officials certification clinic:

August 12

9 AM to 4 pm

Old Atlanta Rec Center
810 Nichols Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024
Field Training: August 19 

The mandatory field training is tentatively scheduled for the following weekend (location and times will be finalized soon); these are 2 hour slots.

We are currently finalizing plans for two more classes,  August 26 in Newnan and September 9 in Dallas. Once these are confirmed you can sign up using the same registration form.

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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 (andreaabraun@me.com) are the people that can assist you.

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BOTH FALL CLASSES FULL

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.

If you would like to be placed on the waiting list for one of the classes this fall, please email ATL.LacrosseRef@gmail.com.

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