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Mandatory STMA Youth LAX - Spring Field Parent Meeting: Girls’ and Boys’ Programs

When: April 10, 2017 @ 6:00 to 6:45PM

Where: Middle School West Cafeteria

Please plan to attend this informational meeting to make sure you and your player are ready for a great field season! Meeting topics will include:

  • Meet the coaches

  • Schedule details for girls and boys

  • Equipment review (new players)

  • Volunteer requirements*

  • Pick up uniforms (jerseys if ordered; everyone gets shorts!)

  • Meet STMA LAX Board members & members of the STMA LAX Family

We will have refreshments!

 

*Please be prepared to provide a $100 check, per player, for Volunteer Time deposit. More details will be shared at the meeting.*


2017 Girls SUMMER Field Registration will be opening SOON!


2017 Boys and Girls Spring Field Registration Is Closed.



True Girls (Travel Teams)

TRUE GIRLS CLASSES, LESSONS, & TRYOUTS True announces upcoming classes, private or group lessons, and travel team tryouts for girls!

Training Opportunity - MN Loons Select Lacrosse (Roseville)

Elite Training Sessions // Instructional Programming // Clinics // Individual Training

Training welcome to all! Have athletes who are seeking more instructional? MN Loons Select Lacrosse is currently still taking registration for their ETS program. OPEN for youth players! To learn more about an outstanding, fun, and progressive lacrosse training model please visit the site below or use the contact information provided.

Youth/High School Training STILL OPEN to all-  http://www.mnloons.org/ets

Minnesota Loons Select Lacrosse / Loons Training Center
1633 Terrace Drive
Roseville, MN, 55113
ph.651.402.0459
mnselectloons@gmail.com
www.mnloons.org

*Sharing for interest/informational purposes only. This is not a STMA LAX sponsored event.*


BOARD MEMBER OPENINGS

 

Consider being on the STMALAX Board.  We still have a few open positions we would like to fill before 2017.  

 

Director of GIRLS Program: OPEN

Director of Coaching: OPEN

Fundraising/Sponsorship Director: OPEN

Scheduling/Field Director: OPEN

Volunteer Director: OPEN

If you are interested in joining the board please reach out to Marilyn Swanson, Secretary of STMALAXA, at mth1919@yahoo.com.  

For more information visit www.stmalax.com .


BOYS AGE SEGMENTATION and ELIGIBILITY

 

Boys STMA Lacrosse Association participants,

We wanted to take a moment and let you know of some recent changes that both US Lacrosse and GNLL have made as it relates to Boys Age Segmentation and Eligibility starting this September 2016.  

Key Takeaways:

  1. Move to 12-month segmentations for leagues. (e.g. U7, U8, U9, U10)
    1. http://www.uslacrosse.org/participants/players/player-segmentation.aspx
    2. http://www.uslacrosse.org/multimedia-center/press-releases-news/postid/1147/us-lacrosse-adopts-new-player-segmentation-policy.aspx
  2. New Year will start September 1, 2016 for the age segmentation rules.
    1. The playing season was firmly defined as September 1 through August 31 of each year to help ensure consistency.
  3. If two age groups are combined, the even year age should be the maximum age for the paired segment. (e.g. 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U).
  4. Age to precede the “U” when naming divisions (e.g. 8U, 9U, 10U)
  5. USL(US LACROSSE) made these changes for three reasons:
    1.  Player safety
    2.  Competitive fairness
    3.  Consistent experience for participants
  6. STMA Lacrosse Association will adapt to these new age segmentations as early as the FALL 2016 season to keep in line with GNLL following the same age segmentations.

We ask that you read through the supporting documentation below for more thorough and detailed information.  Please reference the websites listed under number 1 of this announcement for more information about the age segmentation and eligibility changes from USL.  We encourage you to reach out to us should you have any questions or concerns, this is new for us too, so we may not have the answers, but we will do our best to find the answers.   





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