Save the Date: 2020 January Training Dates

The GLOA Board has partnered once again with Pope High School Head Coach Carl Pfaff to host our regular season training at Pope High School. Please share this information with anyone who is interested in officiating boys lacrosse this spring! Rookie Officials are required to attend BOTH days.  Returning Officials, including those officials trained this Read More …

Where to Order 2″ Shirts for Spring 2020

The Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association Board has made the decision to adopt 2-inch striped shirts, starting in February 2020. The change will bring us in line with other GHSA sports, most notably, football, and with collegiate lacrosse officials who recently made the decision to adopt the wider stripe. The Board did not come to this Read More …

Stretching Warm-up and Cool-Down Videos

These videos have been provided by Lisa Weinert who gave a session on stretching warm-ups and cool-downs at our training classes at Pope High School this year. Lisa’s philosophy is that a complete stretching routine will help in the goal of having fun and not getting injured. She has been an athlete and a trainer Read More …

Training Videos & Presentations

GLOA is working on creating videos for each of the presentations GLOA uses in their two-man mechanics rookie program. Officials are encouraged to review the material outside of class and as the season progresses. Trainers around the country are encouraged to use these videos to flip the classroom and have rookie officials view these prior Read More …

2020 GHSA Test & Clinic

All GLOA officials are required to watch the GHSA online rules clinic AND pass the 50 question GHSA rules exam in order to officiate GHSA Varsity and Junior Varsity games during the 2020 season. Officials who do not complete these will only be assigned youth games and be required to join US Lacrosse. BOTH ARE Read More …