Game Conditions

1.  A minimum of two nights rest between contests.
2.  The maximum number of contests shall be 10.
3.  Six practices are required before the first scrimmage.
4.  Six practices are required before the first interschool contest.

Game Rules

1.  USWLA Rules.

2.  Quarters shall consist of 12 1/2 minutes.  The clock will stop the last 2 minutes of periods 3 and 4 on every whistle.

3.  Five minute intermission

4.  Equipment

     a.  Properly fitted equipment of good quality is mandatory for safe participation in lacrosse.

     b.  Only sneakers or shoes with molded soles and molded cleats are permitted in the modified program. Shoes with metal posts or spikes are not permitted in any modified sport.

     c.  All field players must wear colored mouth pieces (no tabs).

     d.  Goalie must wear helmet with face mask, separate throat protector, chest protector, abdominal and pelvic protection, goalie gloves, and leg padding on the shins and thighs.  The protective helmet, designed for lacrosse, must meet the NOCSAE test standard.  Goalie must have solid color jersey matching school colors.

     d.  All players must wear goggles that meet ASTM standards effective 2004.

5.  A time out may be called when the ball is not in play. One time out per team, per half will be allowed. Duration of the time out will be two minutes.

Section XI Rules

B Level Program - Five Period Format

The five period format is mandated for all B level teams in girls lacrosse except for those teams which have opted to be scheduled in regulation contest devices.   Playing an extra period is not an option for the B level program in Section XI.

Following are the conditions of this program:

1.  Twelve and one-half minute periods.

2.  Running time in periods one and two.

3.  Stop clock on every whistle during the last two minutes of periods three, four and five.

4.  Only B level teams may participate.

5.  Teams shall be divided into two squads of equal numbers and UNEQUAL ability.  The stronger squad (A) will play the first and third periods, and the weaker squad (B) will play the second and fourth periods.  All players are eligible for the fifth period.  (Rev 2/10)

6.  All points scored count.

7.  Teams having the minimum number of 26 players are obligated to play five periods (unless on austerity) provided their opponents also meet the minimum numbers.

8.  If teams have fewer than 26 players but can still field two full teams, those teams may opt to play five periods. (If substitutes are used, note #11.)

9.  No player may play in more than three periods of a five period contest, including the goalie.

10.  There will be a one minute intermission between periods one and two as well as four and five.  There will be a five minute intermission between periods two and three.

11.  A time out may be called when the ball is not in play. One time out per team is permitted in periods one and two and each team is permitted a second time out during periods three, four and five.

12.  Extra compensation forms presented by the officials must be signed by the home coach.

13.  Each coach is requested to make a notation on the rating card verifying the extra compensation for the officials.

B Level Program - Four Periods/Regulation Contest

When a regulation contest is played at the B level, the following conditions are applicable:

1.  The five period format must be utilized.

2.  There is a half-time intermission.

3.  Extra periods may not be played.

Revised 3/25/10