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WELCOME TO THE GBYLA SPRING SEASON 2019

Registration Dates: 

November 1st to December 15th, 2018

 


Registering all YOUTH & HIGH SCHOOL players for all lacrosse programs including;  Alabaster, Auburn, Briarwood Lions,  Birmingham City, Helena, Homewood, Hoover (Spain Park & Hoover), Huntsville, John Carroll, Mountain Brook, Oak Mountain/Chelsea, Prattville, Trussville, Vestavia, UMS. 

Players living in areas outside community lacrosse programs or varsity high school programs should register as an 'orphan' and will be placed on a team based on GBYLA policy guidelines.  For questions regarding team placement, please email 


Participation Requirements

All players must be a US Lacrosse Member to participate in a GBYLA program.  US Lacrosse Annual  Youth Membership is $30 and High School is $35US Lacrosse Membership dues are paid directly to US Lacrosse.  Please click HERE for US Lacrosse member information.   A membership may be renewed or purchased through the GBYLA registration process.


Spring Season 2019 Age Cutoffs for Boys & Girls:

8U

 September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2012

10U

September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2010

12U

September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2008

14U

January 1, 2004 - August 31, 2006

(all 9th graders play High School regardless of age)

High School

Grades 9 - 12

(all 9th graders play High School regardless of age)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE** 

YOUTH DIVISIONS - PLAYING UP A DIVISION IS PROHIBITED

(exception is 8th grade to JV/Varsity upon Varsity Head Coach invite only)


 2019 Youth Player Rates - Click HERE

   2019 Varsity Player Rates - Click HERE

 


Fee Breakdown

GBYLA Base Fee Includes:

  • Game Officials
  • Certified Athletic Trainers (14U and High School)
  • Coach spring season starter equipment kit
  • Coach education (US Lacrosse Certification)
  • League operations, registration/website, D&O, storage
  • Field expense
  • Tournament Expense (Alabama Lacrosse Championship & Jamborees)

Community Add On Fee Includes (Add on fees differ based on the budgetary needs of each particular community/program)

  • Field expenses (usage fees, lights, paint, etc)
  • Equipment (goals, balls, etc)
  • Coaching Fees (where applicable)

Fees DO NOT Include:

  • Required equipment to play for boys & girls (see below for breakdown of required equipment)
  • Uniforms (varies based on your local community lacrosse program and/or high school programs)
  • US Lacrosse Membership (required for participation in any GBYLA program)

    Cancelation / Refund Policy

NO refunds will be issued after FEBRUARY 1ST.  Refunds issued prior to the deadline of February 1st will incur a 6% cancelation fee of the total registration cost paid at time of registration.


Small Sided Game Formats:

Boys 8U Format:  5 v 5 no goalie, no offsides, Face Off (2018 GBYLA small sided rules apply)

Boys 10U Format:  7 v 7 with goalie, offsides, Face Off

Girls 8U Format:  4 v 4 no goalie, no draw

Girls 10U Format:  7 v 7 no goalie, players must hold for possession on the draw

Girls 12U Format:  8 V 8, modified field


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR FEMALE PLAYERS:

Per US Lacrosse Youth Girls Rules; earrings are prohibited during play.  Please make sure your player is compliant with this rule. 

Avoid issues by not newly piercing ears prior to or during the Spring Season.


PLAY DOWN REQUESTS

We are accepting applications to 'PLAY DOWN'  if there is a safety consideration based on the child's birthdate and division.  Applications may be submitted once you have completed your child's Spring Season 2019 registration.  Please only submit an application if there is a valid safety concern.   

ALL players requesting to 'play down' must attend a mandatory evaluation on Sunday, December 16th from 2pm to 4pm at Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex.  

Questions??  Contact


REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

EQUIPMENT FITTING GUIDE HERE

(player equipment not included in the Spring Season program fees)

To participate;  boys & girls are required to have a solid colored mouth guard.  

Boys are required to have an athletic cup.

 BOYS  GIRLS
 Lacrosse Helmet  Women's Lacrosse Goggles
 
 Lacrosse Shoulder and Arm Pads
 
 Women's Lacrosse Stick
 
 Lacrosse Gloves
 
 Women's Lacrosse Helmet (optional)
 
Men's Lacrosse Stick