To become a Boy's youth lacrosse official you must be at least 15 years old by April 1, 2023 (adults are welcome) and be prepared to complete the following items:
- Register with US Lacrosse as an official (in the past this has required a phone call to US Lacrosse membership department at 410-235-6882 X102.
- Take the following on-line official’s introductory course before the classroom sessions begin. Bring completion certificate to the 1st class. This is found on the US Lacrosse web site at uslacrosse.org then Officials, Online Courses, sign in using your user name and password (be sure that you have registered with US Lacrosse as an official), My Courses, then choose Boys Lacrosse Rules On-line Course.
- The second classroom option will be held at Souhegan High School, 412 Boston Post Road, Amherst, NH on March 5 and March 12, 2023. The classes will begin at 9am on both Sundays and go through 1:00pm. Attendees must attend both classroom sessions in Amherst on both Sundays. Mandatory attendance is required.
- Take the 2 on-line, open book, exams and pass with an 85% or better. This will be further explained in class.
- On March 26, 2023 on-field training will be held at To-Be-Determined. On field training involves new officials working 3 games in a row with experienced lacrosse officials. Completion of the on-field training will enable new officials to begin accepting games. The 2023 season will begin on April 8, 2023. All games during the season will be played on Sundays except the 1st game of the season will be played on Saturday, April 8, 2023 as Sunday is Easter.
- Rule Books and other classroom materials will be provided at the first classroom session.
Go to www.NHYLA.org, click the Register on-line button on the left under Home, chose the training dates that will work for you and Begin Registration. Guardian information will need to be provided for applicants 18 years of age and younger. Class size will be limited to 25 students per location and must have a minimum of 10 students.
Attendance is mandatory
Additional cost: Must register with US Lacrosse as an "Official" and a full uniform will be required for the on-field training portion which is currently scheduled for on field training. Times to be announced.
Open to: Boys & Girls
In Grades: 6 to 13 for 2022-23 School year