Goals - Regulation lacrosse cages; smaller (street hockey type) cages may be used for indoor play and for Level C playing outdoors
(Level C is 1/2 and 3/4 grade teams).
Ball - The ball must be made of solid rubber and can be white, yellow or orange. The ball is 7.75 - 8 inches in circumference
and 5 - 5.25 ounces.
Crosse - The crosse (lacrosse stick) is made of wood, laminated wood or synthetic material, with a shaped net pocket at the end.
The crosse must be an overall length of 40 - 42 inches for attackmen and midfielders, or 52 - 72 inches for defensemen.
The head of the crosse must be 6.5 - 10 inches wide, except a goalie’s crosse which may be 10 - 12 inches wide. The
pocket of a crosse shall be deemed illegal if the top surface of a lacrosse ball, when placed in the head of the crosse,
is below the bottom edge of the side wall.
For U9 and U11 teams, the crosse may be shortened to a minimum of 37 inches. Long crosses are not used at these levels.
Helmet - A protective helmet, equipped with face mask, chin pad and a cupped four point chin strap fastened to all four hookups,
must be worn by all players. All helmets and face masks should be NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards
for Athletic Equipment) approved.
Mouthpiece - The mouthpiece must be a highly visible color and is mandatory.
Gloves - All players are required to wear protective gloves. The cutting or altering of gloves is prohibited.
Other Protective Equipment - All players, with the exception of the goalkeeper, must wear Shoulder Pads, Arm Pads (both are
required) and rib pads are strongly recommended, and often required, as are athletic supporters and protective cups
for all players.
Rubber Sole Cleats - soccer cleats are fine
Goalkeeper - Regulation helmet with face mask, separate throat protector, mouth guard, chest protector, abdominal protection, pelvic protection, leg padding on the shins and thighs and goalie gloves. The protective helmet, designed for lacrosse, must meet the NOCSAE test standard. All protective devices used should be close fitting, padded where necessary, and not be of excessive weight. The goalkeeper may wear padding on arms, and shoulders which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts.
Absolutely no jewelry, (medical alert jewelry must be taped securely).
Mandatory equipment for Boys Lacrosse is indicated in blue text