Good, Close or Dang! How to Conduct a Stick Check

Most players, coaches, fans and often times new officials, do not completely understand what the somewhat ominous gathering of officials at midfield conducting a series of experiments on players sticks is all about.  This post will address the requirements for a legal crosse, types of checks conducted, the mechanics of conducting a check, the types more »

2019 Rules Questions and Interpretations

Rules Questions and Rulings Here are some of the rules questions we have received this season to rules@galaxref.com and the rulings that were made. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with these situations and interpretations.

Universal Field

The new Universal Field field optional was approved for youth play by US Lacrosse in 2016 and for high school play by the NFHS in 2018 . The field reduces maintenance costs as well as the number of lines on the field as it can be used for both boys’ and girls’ lacrosse. The original 110 more »