Helmet (NOC SAE) Lacrosse ONLY (No hockey helmets for league play)
Colored Mouth Guard
Cleats are recommended, but not mandatory.
If you are unable to purchase equipment please contact a board member for information on borrowing organization equipment
What equipment does the organization provide?
Game & practice balls
Fields via local parks and schools
EMTs (12U/14U Games)
Uniforms (Jersey & Shorts)
All players will be issued a uniform at the start of the season.The jersey is a reversible tank type shirt, Lacrosse shorts are included in the uniform. These are elastic waist above the knee shorts. Optional pieces include an athletic tee to wear under their chest pad and lacrosse socks, which are knee or mid shin height with thick knit tops.Cleats are also optional, but recommended.
What are the rules for Youth Lacrosse?
We follow all US Lacrosse rules and modifications approved by Youth Lacrosse Minnesota (YLM). The US Lacrosse rules can be found on their website. The rule modifications for the YLM can be found on their website. YLM also provides some videos regarding specific rules here.
What type of contact is allowed and how physical is Lacrosse?
Lacrosse is a very active sport and there is some incidental contact, however checking is not allowed in Youth Lacrosse. Lacrosse players are allowed to make contact with another players stick but not with the players themselves. All and head and neck contact is an automatic foul. 12U and 14U games are more physical than the younger groups. Because of the additional physical contact, EMTs are provided for all 12U and 14U games. For additional safety information please visit the US Lacrosse website.
What do the referee hand-signals mean?
A document depicting official hand signals used in Youth Lacrosse can be found here.
Where can I see a local Lacrosse game?
Burnsville & Apple Valley have Junior Varsity and Varsity, boys and girls Lacrosse teams. Information about these organizations and their schedules can be found at: