NFHS announces rules changes for 2020


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Starting next year in high school boys lacrosse, play may be restarted with a defensive player within 5 yards of the player in possession of the ball. In such cases, defensive players must adhere to certain conditions or they may be subject to a delay-of-game technical foul. The amended restart protocol was one of 10 more »

Coaches Certification


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Certifying both Head Coaches is a critical step of the pre-game and must be completed before every game. Essentially, the coaches’ certification assures the crew that all players have legal equipment and will wear it properly. The crew speaks with one voice: the Referee does all of the talking, except for when the other crew more »

2019 NFHS Rules & Mechanics Changes


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These are the rules and mechanics changes that have been announced for 2019.  There will be more changes and this post will be updated as new memos and the 2019 Rule Book is released. I have revised this after the release of the 2019 NFHS Rules Interpretation video and the US Lacrosse Rules webinar with more »