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Registration Dates: 

November 1st to December 15th, 2018

Registering all YOUTH & HIGH SCHOOL players for all community/school programs such as;  Briarwood Lions, Homewood, Hoover (Spain Park & Hoover), John Carroll, Mountain Brook, Oak Mountain/Chelsea, Trussville & Vestavia. 

Players outside of our community lacrosse 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 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:


September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2012


September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2010


September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2008


January 1, 2004 - August 31, 2006

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

High School

Grades 9 - 12









 2019 Youth Player Rates TBD

   2019 Varsity Player Rates TBD


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)

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


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.



(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.

 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