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 …

Update to Observation Program

The GLOA Observation Program was implemented in 2013.  Since then 127 officials have been observed, some multiple times. Our goal is provide our members the feedback and resources they need to be the best officials they can be, and to put a quality product on the field for the players, coaches, administrators and fans of Read More …

2020 NFHS Rules Video & Corrections

Here is the 2020 NFHS rules interpretation video.  You may also find it on the galazref YouTube channel along with rules videos from prior years.  Please note that there are a few corrections that were made after the video was finalized.  The video incorrectly states that the penalty for throwing a crosse at an official Read More …

GHSA Changes Mercy Rule for 2020

The GSHA made a change to Boys Lacrosse timing rules at its annual summer meeting.  Now, a game may have a running clock in the first half when one team is up by ten or more goals. In prior years, a running clock could only occur in the second half.  The change now means that Read More …