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Call for Girls Lacrosse Program Volunteers

The strength of the STMA Girls Lacrosse program is 100% dependent upon parent involvement. STMAYLA is calling for volunteers to:

  1. Run the program as Girls Director on the Association board
  2. Coach a team
  3. Advocate for lacrosse to recruit players from the community

No lacrosse experience is necessary for any of these roles. As is the case for most non-profit community organizations, if volunteers cannot fulfill these three fundamental roles then the girls lacrosse program will be on hold as the program cannot run itself.

If you would like to volunteer or are interested in more information about girls lacrosse, please contact the board at volunteer-director@stmalax.com.


2020 Fall Registration is Open!!

STMA Lax is pleased to announce registration for our upcoming Boys Fall Lacrosse season is OPEN!!  

Dates: 24 Aug - 11 Oct 

Fees: 12U/14U - $200* // 10U - $160*

Practices:

10U - Monday and Wednesday (6:00 - 7:00 pm); Upper Rec Fields

12U & 14 -  Monday, Wednesday & Thursday (6:00 - 7:30pm); Upper Rec Fields - Wednesday practices are optional with low intensity stick skills and footwork.

Games: Sundays (time TBD); Wayzata high School

End of Season Tourney: 10-11 October

Jerseys are available for an additional $40 during registration and remain the same as in previous seasons. 

Additional league details can be found below.  

STMA Lax

GNLL Fall Lacrosse

The Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) Boy's Youth Fall Field Season provides a fun, safe and supportive environment where area youth players can compete, learn and grow. 

Participating youth teams play 5 regular season games throughout September & October at conveniently located regional host sites. Games run on the hour and consist of four 12-minute quarters. Teams may also opt-in and receive priority registration for our end of season Great Pumpkin Shootout Tournament (GPS)

The league provides the following for each game:  
    •    Certified UMLOA officials
    •    Certified EMT's equipped with AED's 
    •    Professional Site Managers / Scorekeepers
    •    Mobile-responsive schedules, statistics, and standings. 

Regular Season: 4 week season: Sundays, September 13, 2020 - October 4, 2020. Games run between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, on Sundays.

End of Season GPS Tournament:  October 10-11, 2020 Location TBD. 4-game guarantee. Pool play with advancement to championship brackets. 1 Champion crowned for each division. 

Locations (2019 Sites, 2020 TBD): 
- North: Lion's Park, New Brighton/Irondale HS 
- East: St. Paul Central HS/Concordia University St. Paul/Stillwater HS
- South: Burnsville HS
- Northwest: Wayzata HS

Divisions: 14U / 12U / 10U

Rules: MN Boys Youth Lacrosse Rules

Eligibility: The league follows US Lacrosse age & eligibility guidelines according to the 2020-2021 school year. USL membership is required for all players and coaches. Click here for a detailed break-down of additional rules and requirements. 

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STMA Lax Return to Play Protocols

Approved 9 June 2020



STMA Lacrosse Season Update

Greetings STMA Lacrosse Families,

I hope this finds you and your family happy, healthy, and looking forward to the end of distance learning!

First off, I want to extend the gratitude of the STMA Lacrosse Association to all of you for your patience as we work toward clarity and a solution to youth sports for this summer. Our priorities all along have been to balance playing opportunities for your players and providing some degree of certainty for you to plan out your summer. That said, here is a brief summary of where we stand for this summer.

  • STMA Lacrosse has cancelled league participation for the summer
  • All registrations will be cancelled, refunds will be issued automatically
  • The Association will begin planning a community-based summer program
  • Fall season (Sep-Oct) planning will continue as normal

In late April, STMAYLA registered all youth teams with the league run by Youth Lacrosse of Minnesota (YLM). Previous announcements from YLM was to expect playing to begin on 1 Jun. As a board, we made the decision to cancel our season if this start date was moved to a later date. We were notified this week that this start date is delayed to 1 Jul, with a final decision to be made by the league on 15 Jun. Therefore, the board voted on 19 May to cancel the season and move forward with planning a summer community program.

Summer programming – With the season cancelled, the association will now shift our focus to working to provide playing opportunities to our lacrosse players at no cost (practices/clinics/etc). We have no details at this time, but you can expect that planning will be in accordance with current MN Department of Education guidance on summer programming. This situation is not only a first for the lacrosse association, but also for the STMA community. Field and coach availability will be the main driving factors for what form our summer programming takes shape, and there is no guarantee that it will.

Fall lacrosse – STMA will continue planning to participate in the Fall 2020 lacrosse league run by the Great Northern Lacrosse League (GNLL) as we have done for many years. Expect practice to begin the last week of August or the first week of April. Games will run through the end of October.

 

Again, thank you all for your patience during this time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly if you have any questions or concerns.

 

As always, we are looking for parents to coach or to serve as board members. If you have any interest in either, please reach out.

 

Best regards,

Peter Schnobrich

STMA Youth Lacrosse Association

COVID-19 Information

Girls Spring/Summer Registration is Closed

BOYS SPRING LAX: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Please contact boys-director@stmalax.com with any inquiries

Concussion Testing


For more information, please contact:

North Memorial Clinic - Maple Grove at 763-581-9100
Or
Allina Clinic - Buffalo at 763-684-3899


Sept 01, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2021 Lacrosse Age Divisions/Player Segments

8U = 9/1/2012 & younger  
10U = 9/1/2010 - 8/31/2012
12U = 9/1/2008 - 08/31/2010
14U = 9/1/2006 - 8/31/2008