2019 NFHS Rules and Mechanics Changes

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. Crosse and Pocket Construction 1-6-2: Measuring the length of the head at the front face of the head. 1-7-1: The pocket/net must be more »

US Lacrosse Announces Youth Rules Changes

US Lacrosse has announced the 2019 rule changes and points of emphasis for youth boys’ lacrosse. The rules are to be used for all levels of play 14U and younger. “The US Lacrosse Men’s Game Rules Committee continues to strive for youth lacrosse rules that promote player safety, sportsmanship and allow players to learn the more »

Not an Act, but a Habit: 9 Things You MUST Do Every Time You Officiate

To be honest, it’s hard for me to just watch a lacrosse game. I now watch the officials. I focus on the positioning of the crew, where the brim of the official’s hat is pointing, whether or not the Play-on mechanic was used properly, or if the official used CNOTE. This is not necessarily unusual; more »