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.

Coaches Certification

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 »