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OUR MISSION

Established in 2004 to serve the

Western Maryland Lacrosse communities of

Allegany, Carroll, Garrett, Frederick, and Washington Counties.

Through responsive and effective leadership, the Western Maryland Chapter of US Lacrosse strives to provide programs and services in our geographic territory that inspire participation, enhance & retain membership, and build lacrosse awareness while protecting the integrity of the game.

We envision a future which offers people everywhere the opportunity to discover, learn, participate in, enjoy, and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experience.

*WMDUSLAX posts all lacrosse related information happening in our area for informational purposes only.

The Western MD Chapter of US Lacrosse does not endorse ANY club team or organization over another and believes that each family can and should make their own decision regarding the programs available in our area.

WMDUSLAX FALLBALL 2020

THE WESTERN MARYLAND CHAPTER OF US LACROSSE PRESENTS FALL BALL 2020


Plans are in the works for FallBall using US Lacrosse "Return to Play" Guidelines.

We plan to Open Player Registration by July 17th

Officials & Coaches Registration is open:  HERE

 

Game Days:  Sundays; SEPTEMBER  13, 2020 - OCTOBER 25, 2020

Format:  Most games are played with US Lacrosse Rules in a 7v7 format with rule modifications for the short field format.  The small field format results in fast paced play with a higher game intensity index.  

Venue: NEW LOCATION FOR 2020, UTICA DISTRICT PARK 

            10200 Old Frederick Rd, Frederick, MD 21701

Age Groups:

Scoopers Program - CoEd 6U Clinic for Players in Kindergarden or 1st Grade.  Four Clinic Session building to four games.  Sticks & Goggles only.  Loaner goggles availible.  No Pads & Helmets for the boys in this division.  Scoopers may be curtailed depending on Covid Restrictions.

Boys Divisions:

Four age brackets for boys: 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U teams based on the age/grade of the player, with Aug. 31 the cutoff date.

8U Boys:   Clinic has kids in Grades 1-2-3. They will have clinic & game format  Focus is on new player skill development.
10U Boys: has kids in Grades 4-5.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons.
12U Boys:  has kids in Grade 6-7.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons.
14U Boys:  has kids in Grade 7-9.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons.
HS BOYS: New for 2020 Boys in Grades 9-12 will play 7 games on Sunday Mornings 
High School Boys Division:  In 2020, we are adding a Boys High School Division.  Boys must be in High School to play in this division.  Middle School players may not register requesting to play up unless they are 15 as of Aug 31, 2020.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons with USL High School Rules, modified for the 7v7 format with 60 yards between goals. 

Girls Divisions

Three age brackets for girls: 8U, 10U, and a 14U Middle school division based on the age/grade of the player, with Aug. 31 the cutoff date.

8U Girls has kids in Grades 1,2&3.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons. 
10U Girls has kids Grades 4&5. They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons. 
Middle School Girls Division   In 2017, we created a Girls Middle School Division.   Girls must be in Middle School to play in this division.  5th graders may not register requesting to play up unless they are 11 as of Aug 31, 2020.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons with USL 14U Rules. 
High School Girls Division:  In 2016, we added a Girls High School Division, and it is now our largest division!   Girls must be in High School to play in this division.  Middle School players may not register requesting to play up unless they are 15 as of Aug 31, 2020.  They will play 7 games on Sunday Afternoons with USL High School Rules, modified for the 8v8 format with 60 yards between goals. 


by posted 06/12/2020
U.S. Women's National Team Virtual Clinics

Train with the best lacrosse players in the world this summer! The U.S. Women's National Team is hosting a series of virtual clinics designed to provide top-level instruction and a comprehensive experience in your own backyard.

Stars like Taylor Cummings, Kylie Ohlmiller, Marie McCool and others will teach girls ages 10-18 the fundamentals and techniques they've utilized during world competitions. Players will also receive tips, drills and an opportunity to ask questions. 

Proceeds from the clinics will benefit the National Team program as the U.S. Women embark on their journey to reclaim gold in the 2021 World Lacrosse Women's World Championship, July 7 - 17 in Towson, Maryland. US Lacrosse members can use code USLMEMBER to save $11 on the clinic. 

Register now to reserve your spot!

REGISTER

by posted 06/12/2020
US Lacrosse Return to Play Guidelines

US Lacrosse Road to Play

US Lacrosse has announced a set of return to play recommendations to assist the lacrosse community in following the appropriate steps to mitigate the risk for all participants in the COVID-19 environment. The recommendations were developed by a medical advisory committee, chaired by Dr. Eugene Hong, chair of the US Lacrosse Sport Science & Safety Committee. 

Download a full copy of the recommendations from the committee

The return to play guidelines follow a five-stage process that will vary regionally based on recommendations and allowances from local and state public health authorities. Each of the five stages represent a progression that allow for further activity as public health conditions warrant.

Return to Play Website: https://www.uslacrosse.org/return-to-play

 

Documents & Resources

RPS Bollinger Insurance Guidelines (PDF)

Sample COVID-19 Waiver/Release (PDF)

US Lacrosse Athlete-Development Coaching Tools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

State Departments of Health

NPR List of State-by-State Openings


by posted 06/10/2020
Discounted Boys Equiptment from QuikStix
DISCOUNTED EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE for our boys through Tom Powell at QuikStix.  
He may be reached via email: 
 
**FALL BALL SPECIAL**
Buy a full set of boys gear for less than $100, some new and some gently used equipment.
 
 EXAMPLE OF WHAT TO EXPECT:
 Equipment   Purchase Price
  HELMET   $ 50
 SHOULDER PADS  $ 20
 ARM PADS    $ 20
 GLOVES  $ 20
FULL SET OF GEAR $70-$90
 
Purchase prices are estimates and may run more or less depending on Value of equipment chosen. 
Rentals are no longer being offered, inventory is being sold.
 
 

by posted 08/27/2012
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