Welcome to the WWLUA’s new website. The WWLUA Board has worked hard during the past six months with Analogue Web Design to create a new website that provides comprehensive information in a format that is straight-forward, user-friendly and easy to navigate. Lacrosse parent and fan Jim Boyle has provided the attractive website photos and images. WWLUA welcomes your comments about our new website. Please visit the WEBSITE FEEDBACK page to submit comments and suggestions.
US LACROSSE NATIONAL AWARD
WWLUA umpire and Board member Edith Harris has been selected by US Lacrosse as the Outstanding Youth Official for 2014. US Lacrosse stated:
“This award is given to an exemplary member of the “third team on the field” who embodies the characteristics of an ideal role model, teacher and mentor, supporting the US Lacrosse mission and vision and seeking to maintain a high quality of experience on the field for all.”
Please join WWLUA in congratulating Edith Harris for this prestigious award.
On-field training for umpires will begin on March 7. New and returning adult umpires will receive on-field training on March 7 and 8. New and returning Junior umpires will receive on-field training on March 14 and 15.
Refer to the On-Field Training topics at the left hand side of this page for more information.
U-13 and U-11 Rule Modifications
WSLA (Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association) has amended the following rules that apply to U-13 and U-11 games (the amended sections are written in italics).
- U-13 Rule - Passing: After a team gains possession of the ball or after the team’s goalkeeper passes the ball, the ball must be passed at least once, or 1 pass attempted, before a shot is made.
- U-11 Rule - Passing: After a team gains possession of the ball or after the team’s goalkeeper passes the ball, the ball must be passed at least twice, or 2 passes attempted, before a shot is made.
Please utilize these rules when officiating U-13 and U-11 games.