U8 Division ~ Born 09/01/08 thru 08/31/10

2016-2017 US Lacrosse Player Segment 

 

 

The goal of the recreational league is to teach and foster development of the sport thru instruction in both practice and game situations. Teams usually practice twice a week and play games on Saturdays using Sundays as an optional game make-up day.  Note:  There are NO MAKE UP GAMES for the U8 Division.  Practice locations and times are approved via a permitted application process thru St. Mary's County Recreation and Parks as well as private Home Owner Associations.

All division play is in accordance with US Lacrosse Official Rules for Girls and Women’s Lacrosse.  The complete rules can be viewed at http://www.uslacrosse.org/rules/girls-rules.aspx.  Modifications to these rules are rare and made only upon review and approval of all three counties.  An abbreviated list of U8 rules follows as reviewed and approved by tri-county representatives. 

U8 Division Specifics

  • 4v4 w/ NO GOALIE
  • Goal will be flipped to create triangular opening
  • 1 PASS RULE prior to shot on goal
  • NO MAKE UP GAMES
  • Soft lacrosse ball will be used
  • Teams MUST PLAY 1v1 DEFENSE
  • For major fouls, player leaves field for designated time w/ substitute provided.  Team will not play short.
  • NO SCORE WILL BE KEPT

U8 Equipment Needed

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