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South Tampa Sticks Youth Lacrosse

Our Mission: 

The mission of South Tampa Sticks Youth Lacrosse is to promote and honor the amateur sport of lacrosse among the youth of Tampa Bay for the purpose of developing a love of the game through positive coaching, community among players, parents, coaches and officials, teaching life lessons beyond the playing field, recognition of all players, and, at the youth level, participation regardless of ability, talent or skill. 

South Tampa Sticks Youth Lacrosse League, Inc. is an I.R.C. §501(c)(3) not for profit corporation and sponsor of  the South Tampa Sticks Youth (boys) and Middle School (boys and girls) Lacrosse Programs,  the Plant High School Lacrosse Club (boys and girls) and Robinson High School Club (boys and girls). 

 

Our Progams:

STS sponsors Boys Youth Lacrosse Teams for 2nd through 6th Graders; Boys Middle School Lacrosse Teams for 7th and 8th Grades; a Girls Middle School Lacrosse Team for 6th through 8th Grades; the Plant High School Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams; the Plant High School Girls Varsity Team; the Robinson High School Girls Varsity Team; and STS Community Boys Varsity Team.  All of our teams other than the STS Community Boys Team play in the West Florida Lacrosse League.  The STS Community Boys Team plays in the Sunshine State Lacrosse League.  Our high school programs require try-outs and condition sessions which are announced prior to the season and after registration opens as set out below. 

 

Announcing STS Inaugural Golf Outing

“Founders’ Cup”

Tournament Mission:

There is no better place to gather and enhance friendships and contacts while doing something positive for a cause and association we all are passionate about. This is a great opportunity for current and former parents of STS players as well as coaches and fans of lacrosse to gather and celebrate our terri-c community with some fun support and networking.

Date: Friday, December 10th, 2010

Location: BayPalms Golf Complex @ MacDill AFB

Come out to support this great organization

& continue to fuel the growth of youth lacrosse in South Tampa.

Tournament Directors:

Mike Stevens, John McCabe, Kent Ihrig, Jim Jacob, Tom Albani, Andy Bottner.

STS will contribute 10% of tournament revenue to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Time: 11AM registration- 12 Noon Shotgun start

Cost: $100 all inclusive: 18 Holes of golf, Range balls, Box Lunch,
Gift Raffle, Post Golf Refreshments. “Bogie Bundle Package” Includes putting contest

& additional rae drawing - Optional at $25.

On-Line Registration: Please visit link:  http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1913475

Registration Deadline: 11/29/2010

Attention Middle School Boys:

Coach Mike Beedy has offered to hold practices for returning Middle School Boys players.  In order to participate you will need to be registered as a US Lacrosse Member.  This will be separate from the Clinic and Chumash Sessions described below under fall programs.  All sessions will be at the Anderson Fields and will tentatively be on Saturdays, starting on Saturday, October 9, 2010.  The first session will be at 8:30 a.m to 10:00 a.m.  Please contact Coach Beedy by email at mjbeedy@verizon.net if you are interested.

 

Announcing Fall Schedule:

 

Girls Middle School (Note: U.S. Lacrosse Membership Required ):

Wednesdays (5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and Saturdays (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.), September 11th through November 20th.  Will also include regional tournaments in fall.  

 

Plant High School Girls:  Free clinic on Saturday, September 18, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Please see below for information; note online registration is not required for free clinic; however, online registration is required for the following regular clinic sessions) Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., October 17th and 24th (No sessions on October 31st) and November 7th and 14th.

 

Robinson High School Girls:  Saturdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. starting October 9th.  Cost will be $40.00. 

 

Youth Boys Clinic/Chumash:  Clinic on Saturday, October 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Chumash, Saturdays, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., October 23rd, October 30th, November 6th, and November 13th. Chumash is 4 on 4 lacrosse played on a special goal with no goaltender.  It's perfect for teaching  the fundamentals of movement and catching and throwing in a game situation without exposing young players to a huge, intimidating field.

 

Middle School Boys Clinic/Chumash:  Clinic on Saturday, October 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Chumash, Saturdays, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., October 23rd, October 30th, November 6th, and November 13th. Chumash is 4 on 4 lacrosse played on a special goal with no goaltender.  It's perfect for teaching  the fundamentals of movement and catching and throwing in a game situation without exposing young players to a huge, intimidating field.

 

Robinson Boys JV and Varsity:  Sundays, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., October 17th and 24th (No sessions on October 31st) and November 7th and 14th.

 

Plant Boys JV:  Sundays, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., October 17th and 24th (No sessions on October 31st) and November 7th and 14th.

 

Plant Boys Varsity (Note: U.S. Lacrosse Membership Required):  Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., starting on September 14th.  Wesley Chapel Tournament, October 2nd and 3rd.  Tryout sessions for spring team, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 7th and 14th.

 

Boys Youth and Middle School New Player Clinic:  Saturday, October 30th,  12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

 

Location for All:  All sessions will be at Anderson Lacrosse Fields.

 

Cost:  $100 per player for all but Boys Youth and Middle School New Player Clinic, Robinson Girls, and Plant Girls Experienced Player Program.    Boys  Youth  and Middle School New Player Clinic is $45.  $40 for Robinson Girls.  $50 plus required US Lacrosse Membership for Plant Girls Experienced Player Program.

 

Online Registration:  Online Registration is open for all Fall Programs.  See above to access registration.

 

General Registration Information:

Lacrosse is traditionally a spring sport and our seasons generally run from mid-January through the end of April or mid-May of each year.  Registration for our Spring Seasons normally opens at the end of November prior to the upcoming season and closes March 15th of each year.  All registration is conducted online through this website.  When registration is open you will see a "Registration Now Open" message at the top of the this website and you can double-click on that message and be directed to the registration page.    At all other times when registration is not open, you will not be able to register.  In addition to our regular season programs, STS normally sponsors fall lacrosse clinics in the October/November time range for beginners and for more experienced players.  Our fall clinic schedule will normally be announced at the end of August or early September, when registration opens online for our clinics.

 

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HONOR THE GAME !

Respect the ROOTS of Positive Play

Rules: We refuse to bend the rules to win

Opponents: A worthy opponent is a gift that brings out our best

Officials: Show respect even when we disagree

Teammates: Never do anything to embarrass our team

Self: We live up to our own standards even when others don't

Resources

Below are links to various resources published by U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body for the sport, about the game of lacrosse, rules for both Boys and Girls, and the role of sportsmanship and positive coaching in the game.  If you are a parent new to lacrosse, we suggest reading the U.S. Lacrosse/Nationwide Parents Guide to Lacrosse.  Further, all players, parents and fans should familiarize themselves with the rules of the game.

Boys Lacrosse Rules

Girls Lacrosse Rules

US Lacrosse/Nationwide Parents' Guide

US Lacrosse Youth Council Code of Conduct

Positive Coaching Alliance®

                                                          

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