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  • Field lacrosse in Alberta is governed by the Alberta Field Lacrosse Association

 

  • 2019 will be the first season of province wide league play for field lacrosse in Alberta

 

  • Like box lacrosse there are boundaries for field lacrosse. Players can apply for a release based on grandfathering to play with their 2018 club if they choose. Check out the boundary map and find the release form on this site

 

  • Women's Field Lacrosse will now follow similar age divisions to the Canadian Lacrosse Association and other provinces with U8, U12, U15 and U19 age divisions

 

  • In line with the Canadian Lacrosse Association and US Lacrosse there are some rule changes coming for Tyke, Novice Boys and U8 girls to give younger players more fun skill development, more time playing and less time running without the ball

    • Tykes will get games this year playing 5 on 5

    • Novice players will participate in games that will be played 7 on 7

    • U8 Girls will also play 8 on 8

 

  • Women's Field Goggles are now required to play in Alberta

 

  • League games will be played either Saturday or Sunday depending on your age division

  • Teams for league will be set early in July and movement between teams is controlled by affiliation rules

 

  • For the 2020 season teams in all age divisions will be parity

 

 

  • Provincials will be held in September and AFLA member clubs send teams that have played in the summer league

 

  • You must be registered in a field lacrosse club sanctioned by the Alberta Lacrosse Association or Canadian Lacrosse Association to

    • Play games or events in Canada against any other Canadian Lacrosse Association clubs

    • Tryout for Team Alberta or Team Canada

    • Be assured of certified coaching and refereeing/umpiring

    • Participate in any sanctioned event

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