2019 Rules

The 2019 US Lacrosse Boys Youth Rules for all levels can be found at this link: https://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/boys-rules

Rule Clarifications - Updated 03.28.2018


  • No offsides called.


  • Offsides is only to keep the goalie from crossing the midline.


  • Only 4 second count for goalie (and JOs are specifically taught to be easy about this).
  • Long Poles only allowed in D1 and Select Tournament Games.


  • 4 second goalie count
  • 20 second count to midfield (ONLY if club provides timer for JO)
  • 10 seconds to touch box once midfield has been crossed.