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Learn About Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a fun, competitive, fast-paced game. Unlike men’s lacrosse, the women’s game is not a contact sport. We wear protective gear (goggles and mouthguards). Team equipment will be provided for new players. Some of the rules may seem confusing at first, but once you get the hang of it, lacrosse is a really fun way to get exercise and meet new people!!

These links and videos will help you get a better idea of how the game is played.

Lacrosse Basics: http://www.walax.com/UserFiles/File/girls%20basics.pdf

Field Setup:

This picture shows a women's lacrosse field, marked with each position.

More information about general gameplay can be found here.

Rules & Officiating video from US Lacrosse: http://s3.amazonaws.com/ncaa/web_video/lacrosse/2013/2013WlxRulesOff.html.

Directions for lining the field can be found here.

The new rules for stringing the pocket can be found here.