USL Convention 2020

The US Lacrosse Convention will be held January 10-12 in Philadelphia, PA. The event offers dozens of educational clinics for coaches, officials and program leaders, many of which feature lacrosse’s best hosting the sessions. The NFHS rules interpretation meeting for high school and youth is a great opportunity to hear from members of the rules Read More …

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 …

Good, Close or Dang! How to Conduct a Stick Check

Most players, coaches, fans and often times new officials, do not completely understand what the somewhat ominous gathering of officials at midfield conducting a series of experiments on players sticks is all about.  This post will address the requirements for a legal crosse, types of checks conducted, the mechanics of conducting a check, the types Read More …