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Fairport Classic Rules: BOYS

K, 1st, and 2nd Grade BOYS

The Classic will use NHSA Modified Lacrosse Rules with the following exceptions:

Participation: Individuals on the teams in the league should currently be in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade only.

Player Format: 2 attack, 3 middies, 2 defense, and a goalie

Contact Rule: No body contact may be initiated with the torso either offensively or defensively (PLAY THE BALL!!). Incidental body contact is to be expected ie. ground balls.

Stick Rules: Short sticks only. Two-handed poke checks only, limited to the stick or glove area.

Pass Rule: One pass must originate and be completed in the offensive end with each new possession the team has before a shot can be taken.

Penalties: When a personal foul is committed it will result in a substitution of the player with another player from the sideline.  A coach should accompany the player and explain the penalty turning it into a learning experience.

Goal Rule: After a goal is scored, a face-off will take place at midfield. After a 5 goal differential, the team behind will be awarded the ball at midfield when scored upon.

 

3rd and 4th Grade BOYS   

The Classic will use NHSA Modified Lacrosse Rules with the following exceptions:

Participation: Individuals on the teams in the league should currently be in 3rd or 4th grade only. Younger players may play up at the discretion of their coach. No higher grades will be allowed.

Player Format: 2 attack, 3 middies, 2 defense, and a goalie

Contact Rule: No body contact may be initiated with the torso either offensively or defensively (PLAY THE BALL!!). Incidental body contact is to be expected ie. ground balls.

Stick Rules: Short sticks only. Two-handed poke checks only, limited to the stick or glove area.

Pass Rule: One pass must originate and be completed in the offensive end with each new possession the team has before a shot can be taken.

Penalties: When a personal foul is committed it will result in a 1 minute penalty. The team that is man-down will play with one less middie. The timekeeper will release the penalty. Penalized player must report and stay in the penalty area and will be released by the timekeeper. A coach should accompany the player and explain the penalty turning it into a learning experience.

Goal Rule: After a goal is scored, a face-off will take place at midfield. After a 5 goal differential, the team behind will be awarded the ball at midfield when scored upon.

 

5th and 6th Grade BOYS

 

Participation: Individuals on the teams in the league should currently be in 5th or 6th grade only. Younger players may play up at their coach's discretion. No higher grades will be allowed.

Player Format: 3 attack, 3 middies, 3 defense, and a goalie

Contact Rule: No deliberate body contact may be initiated with the torso either offensively or defensively (PLAY THE BALL!!). Incidental body contact is to be expected ie. ground balls.

Stick Rules: Three long sticks will be allowed per team on the field at one time. Defensive stick length should be no longer than the height of the defender, to be enforced by the coach.    Two-handed poke limited to the stick or glove area. Slap checks are not allowed.

Pass Rule: NO Pass Rule at this level.

Penalties: When a personal foul is committed it will result in a 1 minute penalty. The team that is man-down will play with one less middie. The timekeeper will release the penalty. Penalized player must report and stay in the penalty area and will be released by the timekeeper. A coach should accompany the player and explain the penalty turning it into a learning experience.

Goal Rule: After a goal is scored, a face-off will take place at midfield. After a 5 goal differential, the team behind will be awarded the ball at midfield when scored upon.