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 Read More …

Over and Back

The Over & Back violation, Rule 4-14-3, Article 3, was added in 2016 to the NFHS rule book.  Similar to the back court violation in basketball, the rules states that once the offensive team satisfied the 10-second count by touching the ball into the attack box, it is a violation if the ball returns to Read More …

Restart Refresher

Officials are responsible for stopping and starting play. When done properly and consistently throughout a game, officials are able to maintain the game’s ebb and flow. When done improperly and inconsistently, the game can drag on and create confusion. In addition to knowing the basic requirements for a restart, keep in mind when to restart Read More …