Category Archives: NFHS Rules

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.

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

New USL Webinar: Boys Rules and Penalty Online Course

ONLINE CertAll 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