Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association Youth League (WaGLAXD) is a developmental, athletic organization that aspires to provide a high-quality experience to every athlete. A high-quality experience is one in which every athlete: Has fun playing

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The Rules for Womens Lacrosse are very different from the rules for Men's Lacrosse.
Women's is a game of elegance, finesse and endurance.


Click: USL new Youth Rules book for 2017.

Also see the WSLA rules (which supersede USL rules):  HERE

WSLA Rules summary is HERE (added 4/4/2017).

Please note that USL rules for 14U correspond to WSLA U15, USL 12U corresponds to U13, 10U corresponds to U11 and 8U corresponds to U9.

Click: Field Layout Girls U11 and U9

U15
(We do not have umpires to allow full checking at this level)
Lacrosse Stick, Goggles, Mouth Guards (Additional equipment Required for Goalies)
12 players per team, Restraining lines, 8 Meter and 12 meter arcs, Goal Circle
Modified Checking, Shooting Space and Dangerous Propelling, 3 second Defensive Rule
Summary: Full Field, 12 v 12, no passing rule, modified checking

U13
Lacrosse Stick, Goggles, Mouth Guards (Additional equipment Required for Goalies)
12 players per team, Restraining lines, 8 Meter and 12 meter arcs, Goal Circle
No Checking, Shooting Space and Dangerous Propelling, 3 second Defensive Rule
Summary: Full Field, 12 v 12; 1 pass rule, restraining lines, no checking

U11

Lacrosse Stick, Goggles, Mouth Guards (Additional Equipment Required for Goalies)
7 players per team, Goalies are optional, Guideline of 2 Defensive Players on Defensive End
2 Pass Rule (must pass 2 times before shooting) 3 seconds, Shooting Space and Dangerous Propelling
Summary: Modified Field 7 v 7 (8 v 8 with goalies) 2 pass rule, no off-sides, no checking

U9

Lacrosse Stick, Goggles, Mouth Guards, 5 players per side and no goalies. 2 pass rule. no checking, 3 second defense, shooting space and dangerous propelling will be integral to the play. The game will be similar to half-court basketball.
Summary: Modified Field, 5 v 5, Goals tipped upside down, 2 pass rule, No goalies, no checking