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BOYS LACROSSE EQUIPMENT:

The following equipment is required for those boys playing at the Bantam level and above.

1. NOCSAE-approved helmet. No hockey helmets.

2. Lacrosse Shoulder Pads

3. Lacrosse Arm Pads

4. Lacrosse Gloves

5. Lacrosse Rib Pads recommended for attackmen

6. Protective Cup

7. Mouthguard

8. Cleats

9. Socks

10. Shorts and Practice Jerseys

11. Lacrosse stick (see description below)

STICK REQUIREMENTS

1. Bantam sticks must be from 37"-42" long

2. Junior and Senior attack/middie sticks must be 40"-42" long

3. Junior defenseman sticks must be from 43"-62" long

4. Senior defenseman sticks must be no longer 72". Players with a longer stick must cut it down. If you have an expensive shaft, replace it with an aluminum one and cut it to the correct length.

This equipment may be found at Lacrosse Unlimited (Norwalk), MacWear (Fairfield or Sports Zone in Trumbull), Rankin (Danbury) or the Westco Sports (Brookfield).
 
GIRL'S LACROSSE EQUIPMENT:

Required Equipment:

1. Girls Lacrosse Stick (see below)

2. Protective eye gear

3. Mouthpiece

4. Cleats

The crosse (lacrosse stick) is made of wood, laminated wood, or synthetic material, with a shaped net pocket at the end. A girl's crosse must be an overall length of 35 1/2 - 43 1/4 inches. The head of the crosse must be seven to nine inches wide. The pocket of the stick must be strung traditionally; no mesh is allowed. The top of the ball when dropped in the pocket must remain even with or above the side walls. The goalkeeper's crosse may be 35 1/2 - 48 inches long. The head of the crosse may be mesh and up to 12 inches wide.

The Goalkeeper's Equipment:

The goalkeeper must wear a face mask and helmet with a mouth guard, throat protector and chest protector. The goalkeeper may wear padding on hands, arms, legs, shoulders and chest which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts.

Optional Equipment:

Close-fitting gloves, nose guards, and soft head gear are optional, and may be worn by all players.

This equipment may be found at Lacrosse Unlimited (Norwalk), MacWear (Fairfield or Sports Zone in Trumbull), Rankin (Danbury) or the Westco Sports (Brookfield).