THE ST. JAMES

2018-19 LAX Winter League

Welcome

18-19 Boys & Girls WINTER INDOOR Lacrosse  League 

NO PRACTICES -- GAMES ONLY -- WEEKENDS
FAST PACED GAMES + QUICK DECISION MAKING + POSITIONING 
SPACING + FOOTWORK + BODY CONTROL + RAISE YOUR FIELD IQ

Starts: December 8/9     Ends: February 9/10

FULL Season Schedule will be posted before the season starts

Boys and Girls have the opportunity to gain valuable game experience to best prepare for the spring 2019 season.

DIVISION and TEAM STRUCTURE
We encourage full teams to enter the league and play together - must have a minimum of 15 players. Players will be placed with teammates from the same high school, youth group, or travel/club team. To ensure the best competitive balance each age group will be divided into two groups.
GOLD (Elite): Highest competition level - "A" Youth, Top High Schools and Travel/Club Teams.
BLUE (Rec): Less experienced Youth and High School teams

  • EIGHT GAMES including PLAYOFFS – ONE more than the past
  • Certified Game Officials and Adult Field Supervisors
  • Top FOUR teams in each divisions will qualify for the Championship Bracket 
  • All players receive reversible jersey to keep
  • Champions will receive custom T-shirt
  • Team stats posted after every game

$195 per player until November 18 
$225 starting November 19

REGISTER TODAY & SAVE THAT $30 

*** INDIVIDUAL PLAYERS or small groups are also welcome to register and will be placed together even if their whole team is not signing up. We will also consult with coaches on team placement of players.

Within the online application there is an area to request teammates/carpool AND a specific coach. 

NOTE:  Due to the "no practice" league format ALL players MUST have at least one season of organized lacrosse. We will have several winter TRAINING clinics for players of all skill levels


ALL games will be played INDOOR at
The St James
6805 Industrial Rd Springfield VA 22151 

The  Field House is a HUGE 110,000 sq ft structure which boasts a full sized FIFA sanctioned rectangular field. 

We will play on FOUR fields
75+ yards long by 30+ yards wide
By far the largest indoor fields in the region

Comfortable STADIUM seating for the spectators
with a great view of the fields below

 

 

Boy's WINTER LEAGUE FORMAT

  • 8 v 8 LACROSSE - (2 Attack, 3 Middies, 2 Defense and a Goalie)
  • TWO LONG POLES - The size of the fields allow this
  • 6' x 6' GOALS – Regulation outdoor field goals
  • NO BOARDS - True sidelines - bad passes/not backing up shots cause turnovers
  • NO BODY CHECKING - Protecting from injuries prior to the spring season
  • NO FACE OFFS AFTER GOALS  - No wasted time - Goalie possession for quick restart
  • SMALLER TEAMS - Only need 15 to 18 players - more "touches" for everyone.

BOYS SPECIFIC DIVISIONS -  Same as SPRING 2019 season.
*** Players or full teams may play UP in age groups but not DOWN
HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS
Based on players current school grade
VARSITY (11th and 12 graders)
*Exceptions for players who played Varsity last spring or by coach recommendation.
JV  (9th and 10th graders)

YOUTH DIVISIONS AGE CRITERIA 
Based on players BIRTHDATE & AGE as of 8/31/2019
Spring 2019 NVYLL & US Lacrosse age segmentation
*14U - Players born between  3/15/2004 and 8/31/2005 or later
*9th graders NOT eligible - MUST play JV or Varsity
12U - Players born between  9/1/2006 and 8/31/2007  or later
10U - Players born between  9/1/2008 and 8/31/2009  or later
  8U - Players born between  9/1/2010 and 8/31/2011  or later

Tentative schedule: Boys will play on Saturdays between 7am and 3pm

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to the Registration Link


GIRL'S WINTER LEAGUE FORMAT

  • 8 v 8 (7 field players and goalie)  * We may modify 9 v 9  based on Division
  • 6' x 6' GOALS – regulation field goals
  • NO BOARDS - True sidelines - bad passes/not backing up shots cause turnovers
  • NO DRAWS AFTER GOALS - No wasted time - Goalie possession for quick restart
  • SMALLER TEAMS - Only need 15 to 18 players - more "touches" for everyone.

GIRLS SPECIFIC DIVISIONS -  Same as SPRING 2019 season.
*** Players or full teams may play UP in age groups but not DOWN
HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS
Based on players current school grade
VARSITY (11th and 12 graders)
*Exceptions for players who played Varsity last spring or by coach recommendation.
JV  (9th and 10th graders)

YOUTH DIVISIONS AGE CRITERIA 
Based on players current school grade
Spring 2019 NVYLL & US Lacrosse age segmentation
7th & 8th
5th & 6th
3rd & 4th
K-2nd

Tentative schedule: Girls will play on Sundays between 7am and 3pm

FOR REGISTRATION: Scroll down to the bottom of the page to either set up your SportsEngine Account or Continue

Multi- Team/Family Discount

If you are registering the same player for multiple teams or additional immediate family members for the league, you will receive a $10 discount on EACH registration. In order for the registration system to recognize that you are registering multiple players, you 
 
MUST register all  players or for all teams in the SAME TRANSACTION.  

On the REVIEW PAGE, there is a link near the bottom to "Register Another Player" - please click on this link to ensure that all of your players are registered within the same order.

***Failure to do so will result in a forfeiture of your Family’s discounted rates.***

Patrick Stewart

Director Lacrosse Programming

Phone: 703-644-1157