New 2016 NFHS & Youth Rules Video and Notes

Here is the NFHS rules video for the 2016 spring season. Here are some notes from the rules meeting at the US Lacrosse Convention. Goalie stick is exempt from 4″ shooting string prohibition. Contrasting paint is not legal for faceoff men; it must be tape. Over and back: play on, ends when it’s clear B more »

Conducting a Stick Check

Under NFHS rules, officials are expected to perform at least two random equipment checks during a high school game.  The goal of these checks is to ensure that players are properly and safely equipped and that the sticks do not give any one player an undue advantage. Illegal stick penalties are game changing fouls.  By rule they are non-releasable and, as they more »