US Lacrosse Brings 2014 WCLA National Championships, presented by Harrow Sports, to Virginia Beach



BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2013 — US Lacrosse has named Virginia Beach, Va., as host city for the 2014 US Lacrosse Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) National Championships, presented by Harrow Sports. The Princess Anne Athletic Complex and Stadium will be the host site for the event, May 7-10, 2014. Read More…

Posted in: Harrow, Womens Lax

US Lacrosse Announces 2013 Soft Stick Lacrosse Equipment Grant Recipients

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BALTIMORE, Sept. 19, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced that 136 schools and civic organizations across 38 states have been selected as 2013 Physical Education and Soft Stick Lacrosse Equipment Grant recipients. Each organization will receive modified “soft” lacrosse sticks and balls, as well as instructional guides and DVDs to help support the introduction of the sport in their curriculums. Read More…

US Lacrosse Opens Registration for 2014 National Convention in Philadelphia



BALTIMORE, Sept. 9, 2013 — US Lacrosse today opened registration at uslacrosse.org for the 2014 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion. Lacrosse coaches, officials, administrators and sports medicine/fitness professionals can register for the sport’s largest professional development and networking event, set for Jan. 10-12 in Philadelphia, for the early-bird rate of $95 through Nov. 30. Read More…

US Lacrosse Launches Redesigned Site

US Lacrosse Launches Redesigned USLacrosse.org Site


BALTIMORE, Sept. 4, 2013 — US Lacrosse today launched a redesigned website at USLacrosse.org. The online home of lacrosse’s national governing body was used in the last 12 months by 1.4 million unique visitors, including the organization’s 410,000 members, for educational content, rules, membership benefits and more information about the nation’s fastest-growing sport. Read More…

Posted in: Coverage, Social Media

US Lacrosse Adopts Athlete Safety Standard



BALTIMORE, July 1, 2013 – The US Lacrosse Board of Directors has approved a written Standard for Athlete Safety and Protection that officially defines the national governing body’s position on safeguarding the well-being of minor athletes. The 14-page document outlines both prohibited and prescribed conducts and behaviors for its adult members who interact with youth athletes in various leadership capacities, including in the roles of coach, official, and team administrator or volunteer. Read More…

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Empowering Lives Through Lacrosse, US Lacrosse Foundation

Empowering Lives Through Lacrosse, US Lacrosse Foundation


A new video was launched in support of the US Lacrosse Foundation. The theme is “empowering lives through lacrosse” and it’s all about the ways in which the lacrosse community is empowered by the sport. The video centers on the Foundation’s programs and services of greatest need. Read More…

US Lacrosse Signs Easton as Sponsor for US Lacrosse Northeast and West Championships



BALTIMORE, May 6, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced Easton-Bell Sports, Inc., as a manufacturer sponsor of the 2013 US Lacrosse Northeast and West Championships, powered by Lacrosse Unlimited. The sponsorship provides Easton, a designer and developer of sports equipment and accessories, on-site activation opportunities for its lacrosse line and space in the vendor village at the youth lacrosse tournaments administered by thesport’s national governing body in Amherst, Mass., June 21-23 and in San Jose, Calif., June 28-30. Read More…

Posted in: Easton, High School

National Lacrosse Participation Tops 720,000 in 2012



BALTIMORE — A record total of 722,205 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2012, as reported in the annual US Lacrosse Participation Report released today. The growth rate from last year (683,730) was 5.5 percent, marking the ninth straight year of at least five percent growth. Read More…

Posted in: High School

Recruiting Guide for Lacrosse

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Over the course of the past few weeks, US Lacrosse has been diligently working on an all-encompassing Recruiting Guide. The Recruiting Guide is in collaboration with their Coaches Subcommittee. Not only is this Guide imperative, but it is also a great resource for parents and all high school athletes. Read More…

Posted in: High School

US Lacrosse Championships Accepting Teams through April 25



BALTIMORE, March 19, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced it will accept team registrations for the US Lacrosse Championships, powered by Lacrosse Unlimited, through Thursday, April 25 at uslacrosse.org/events. The US Lacrosse Championships are the only summertime youth lacrosse tournaments administered by the sport’s national governing body, open to boys’ and girls’ teams in the U11, U13 and U15 age divisions. Read More…

Posted in: High School