Observation Program Update

The GLOA Observation program was implemented in 2013 and serves the Association in three primary ways. It improves the GLOA’s training program, ensures that all members meet the high standards set by the Association, and is as a key component of the Officials Classification Program. Since 2013, 83 of the 129 eligible members (83%) have more »

Faceoff Refresher!

Faceoff are one of the most important parts of the game today. With a few exceptions, every period begins with a face off. Teams that win more faceoffs typically have the ball on offense longer and therefore generate more scoring opportunities which usually leads to wins.  You must be proficient in your face off mechanics, have more »

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 »