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I believe we have a solid foundation upon which we can grow this sport and grow our club in the years to come. I appreciate the support from everyone. I look forward to our 2017 year.

Lacrosse Commissioner



Tuesday, January 13
2017 Lacrosse News

News and Updates

Age requirements for 2017 Season:

U15 – Players must be born on or after 9/1/2001 (No 9th graders who have played or are playing on a Varsity, JV, or equivalent school, club or recreational team)

U13 – Players must be born on or after 9/1/2003 U11 – Players must be born on or after 9/1/2005

U9 – Players must be born on or after 9/1/2007

U7 – Players must be born on or after 9/1/2009

Play of game

U15 Division One division during the season. Division into Chesapeake (top half) and Potomac (bottom half) Divisions for the SMYLA Tournament Regulation size field, 10 v 10, regulation 6x6 goal, 10-minute stop time games, time served penalties, advancing rule applies (20 sec over midline/10 sec into box), etc.

U13 Division One division during the season. Division into Chesapeake (top half) and Potomac (bottom half) Divisions for the SMYLA Tournament Regulation size field, 10 v 10, regulation 6x6 goal, 10-minute stop time games, time served penalties, advancing rule applies (20 sec over midline/10 sec into box), etc.

U11 Chesapeake Division Regulation size field, 10 v 10, regulation 6x6 goal, 8-minute stop time games, Long poles allowed, advancing rule applies (20 sec over midline/10 sec into box), etc.

U11 Potomac Division (New or less experienced Players) Shortened Field (US Lacrosse Small Ball Initiative. Smaller field, less players, offering players more touches), 8 v 8 (2 attack/3 midfield/2 defense/1 goalie), regulation 6x6 goal.

U9 Chesapeake and U9 Potomac Shortened field, Limited roster size to encourage playtime, 7 v 7 (2 attack/2 midfield/2 defense/1 goalie), 4x4 goal, four 10-minute running time quarters with stoppage of play for quick substitution every 5 minutes, longer break at halftime, off sides will be called, one attempted pass required in offensive end before shooting, face off to begin game and begin 2nd half, goalie clear after goals.

U7 Scoopers Shortened field, 6 v 6(2 attack/2 midfield/2 defense/no goalie), 4x4 goal, Roster size limited to 10, four 10-minute running time quarters with stoppage of play for quick substitution every 5 minutes, longer break at halftime, no off sides, no penalty time served (player is removed from game so coach can instruct player, always play at full strength).

2017 Calendar Dates

March 25 – League games start

April 1 - League games

April 8 - League games

April 15 & 16 – Easter weekend. No league games.

April 22 - League games

April 29 - League games

May 6 - League games

May 13 – All-Star games (May 14 rain date)

U15, U13, U11 Chesapeake) May 13&14 – Make up games. (any unplayed league games will be scheduled on this weekend by league scheduler if organizations have not already scheduled)

May 20 – SMYLA Tournament (Chesapeake Division + U7 round robin play)

May 21 - SMYLA Tournament (Potomac Division + U9 round robin play)

June 16 – Beach Buccaneers night. Chesapeake Bayhawks vs Charlotte Hounds, Navy Marine Stadium, Annapolis, MD 7:30pm. Pre-game scrimmage on field, Player meet & greet, participate in fan tunnel.

Other important dates:

Coaches/Commissioners meeting – Saturday February 18 @ 10am Mt Hope Community Center.

Preliminary team commitments due to league on February 18.

Final team commitments due to league March 1.

Preliminary rosters due to league on March 4.

Final rosters due to league March 18.

Final schedule should be out March 15. Tournament T Shirt orders are due April 1.