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- Spring 2020 -
 
General information regarding our Spring season follows below
 
 
All players must be US Lacrosse members to participate in
all Huntsville Lacrosse Association programs.  
US Lacrosse membership purchases and/or renewals are paid directly to US Lacrosse and are
a part of your online registration process for the Spring 2019 lacrosse season.
 
Spring 2020 Season Age Requirements
for both Boys & Girls
 

8U

September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2013
10U September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2011
12U September 1, 2007 - August 31, 2009
14U
January 1, 2005 - August 31, 2007
(all 9th graders must play High School regardless of age)
High School Grades 9 - 12

 

HLA is leveraging the US Lacrosse Athlete Development Model (LADM),
a long-term athlete development approach, for our youth teams. 
This framework provides young players with age appropriate developmental opportunities
utilizing "small-sided" or half field play.  In addition, it also utilizes 5-player teams and 7-player teams
at the different age levels of U8 and U10.  This allows the young athletes to get
more 'touches' and playing time, focusing on the basics needed to improve. 
It also permits HLA to have more teams at each age level, which then allows for local games, 
less travel, and lower registration fees - all while providing a better lacrosse
product for the youth players! 
 
Small Sided Game Formats:
 
Boys U8:  5v5 play, no goalie
Boys U10: 7v7 play with a goalie
 
More information on US Lacrosse LADM can be found at: