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Patriot Lacrosse Girls Spring 2020 Registration

Welcome to Patriot Lacrosse Youth Club. Patriots and SoCo have merged into one program continuing under the Patriot name.

Patriot Lacrosse Girls promotes the development of the “fastest game on two feet” by honoring the game and respecting the ROOTS: Rules, Officials, Opponents, Teammates and Self. 

Registration for girls will be open November 25th and close March 30th, 2020.

Practices will begin the last week of February, weather depending. Practice dates and times will be determined by each team's coach. Teams will participate in a playdate on Sunday, March 15th, 2020 with other clubs in Colorado Springs, Monument & Pueblo.

Games will begin the weekend of April 4th and run through May. Games will be played on Saturdays at outdoor fields across Colorado which may include travel to Denver or Pueblo.  Our home games will be played on the turf field at Rampart High School. The regular season will end with the Festival Tournament. Each team will have the option to play in Rocky Mountain Jamboree tournament, June 6 – 7th, 2020.

 

Policies

Patriot Lacrosse is opening registration to form teams for the Colorado Girls Lacrosse Association (CGLA) spring season.  CGLA will form divisions of play based on the following age groupings: U8, U10, U11, U12, U13, U14 and U15.  The following divisions will apply at age groups U12, U13, U14, and U15:  Silver for beginning players and Gold for advanced players. 

U11 and younger will play 7v7 on a smaller field.  CGLA is adopting this based upon US Lacrosse recommendations to develop players on age appropriate field size.

 

Rules of Play:

CGLA’s rules for play are primarily based on the 2019 US Lacrosse Rules for Girls Youth Lacrosse.  A quick reference chart can be found here:

https://www.uslacrosse.org/sites/default/files/public/documents/rules/2019-youth-girls-rules-chart.pdf

Age Group Chart

Click on this link for an easy reference chart to determine your child’s age & eligibility

https://www.uslacrosse.org/sites/default/files/public/documents/rules/age-group-chart-2019-2020.pdf

 

Formation of Teams:

The Patriot Lacrosse Club mission is to teach youth athletes the life lessons of skills development, teamwork, safe play, and sportsmanship in both a recreational/developmental environment and a competitive environment that prepares these young athletes for high school level competition.  With that said, Patriot Lacrosse strives to form a competitive (Gold) team and a beginner (Silver) team in each division.  Due to the size of the Patriot Lacrosse Club membership, it is impossible to form 2 teams (competitive and beginner) in each of the CGLA age division.  Therefore, Patriot Lacrosse will register teams in the divisions that best suits the teams. 

 

Competitive Teams: 

The need for tryouts for the competitive teams will be determined in the middle of February.  The level of play for these teams will be determined after tryouts are completed and based on the evaluation results. 

 

Wait Listing:

Following CGLA/US Lacrosse recommendations, Patriot Lacrosse team sizes will be capped at 22.  Competitive teams will be capped at 18.  When the registration numbers in a division hit 43 players, all additional players will be “wait-listed” until a minimum of 13 players are registered.  Wait-listed players not added to a team will be given a refund on their registration fee.  If possible, Patriot Lacrosse will coordinate with another Colorado Springs Girls Lacrosse Club to combine wait-listed players into a combined club team. 

 

Team/Level Expectations: 

Team/level expectations of play can be found on the Patriot Lacrosse website under the Club Policies tab on the left side of the home page, click here to view it now.

 

NOTE1: All athletes must have a valid US Lacrosse membership.

NOTE2: Uniforms are required at an additional cost.

NOTE3: Registration is not complete unless a payment is made.

NOTE4: Patriot Lacrosse Club reserves the right, in its sole discretion, and with or without notice, to limit or terminate the rights and/or membership of members who are not an asset to the organization or in good standing with Patriot Lacrosse Club, CYLA, CGLA, and the US Lacrosse Code of Conduct.

 

US Lacrosse Membership:

All players are required to have a US Lacrosse membership that is active through the end of the season.  US Lacrosse membership provides Patriot Lacrosse Club with liability insurance and individual players Excess Accident Medical coverage.  Registrants can join and check the status of their US Lacrosse membership by clicking here.

 

Uniforms:  same uniform as 2019 spring season

All players must have a complete uniform for the 2020 season.  The uniform consist of three pieces, shorts, shooter shirt and jerseyIf you are new to Patriot Lacrosse you must purchase a complete uniform.  Pinnies are separate and can be ordered or where handed out in the fall.  If you are a returning player from 2019 spring season you do not need to purchase a uniform. 

* The Patriot Board has decided to revamp the logo and uniforms for the 2021 season.  This will bring together the girls and boys program.  To help families keep costs down we will be using the remaining inventory of uniforms for any new players.  If you have a uniform we ask that you make it work for one more season or see if you can swap sizes with a friend.  Everyone will be required to purchase a new uniform for the 2021 season.

COST: $51.45 for a complete uniform

 

Note: Patriot Lacrosse reserves the right to change the uniform for future seasons.

 

Equipment: 

The following gear is required to participate in girl’s lacrosse:

  • Girls lacrosse stick
  • Goggles
  • Mouth guard (not clear or white with teeth designs)
  • Running shoes or cleats

           

Registration Fees:

U8: $200     U10-U15: $235   Fees have not been increased for the 2020 season

Registration fees include, but are not limited to, the following:

•    Registration in the 2020 CGLA Spring season - 6 game season including the Festival Weekend Tournament and possibly the Rocky Mountain Jamboree

•    Coaches: All coaches are required to have a current US Lacrosse membership, an annual background check, and must complete concussion training.  Head Coaches are required to complete US Lacrosse Level 1 coaching training.

•    Fields: games and practices

•    Team equipment: goals, balls, goalie gear, field supplies, etc.

 

NOTE: The only way to pay for registration & uniforms is via the website.

 

Parent Information Night: 

Patriot Parent Information night will at Eagleview Middle School date and time have not been finalized.  

 

Questions:  

 

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