Rules and Terms
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All equipment required or optional can be purchased from Kellys Sports and they offer discounts to our program. Just mention you are participating in the URA Girls Lacrosse Program when checking out.
The lacrosse stick must be a girls stick. A woman's crosse must be an overall length of 35.5 - 43.25 inches. The head of the crosse must be seven to nine inches wide. The pocket of the stick must be strung traditionally; no mesh is allowed. The top of the ball when dropped in the pocket must remain even with or above the side walls. The goalkeeper's crosse may be 35.5 - 48 inches long. The head of the crosse may be mesh and up to 12 inches wide.
The ball must be yellow, orange or lime green and be Nocase certified.
All participants must wear a mouthguard. Participants must have a colored mouthguard - NO clear mouthguards are permitted. All participants are required to also wear eye goggles / eye protection.
Close-fitting gloves, soft headgear are all optional and may be worn by all players.
The goalkeeper must wear a helmet with face mask and throat protector. A mouthguard, chest protector, protective bottoms shin protection and gloves are all necessary. The goalkeeper may wear padding arms and shoulders which does not excessively increase the size of those body parts.