Who: 7th-12th graders ***2020 Graduates Are Eligible to Play***
Dates: Thursdays - July 16 through August 6
Game Times:6:15 pm or 7:15 pm, games will rotate each week.
Schools who request a full or half team spot will be listed here. Confirmed Teams:
7v7 short-sided field format, 20-minute halves with a 5-minute halftime.
Maximum of 15 players, including 1-goalie per team. Have more than 15 players split into 2-teams more touches and game time for players. We can schedule it so that the teams play at different times should you or another coach wish to coach both teams. Goalies would be welcome to play for both should they want to.
19U, graduated seniors of the 2020 class, are allowed to play in this league.
League will run for 4 weeks from July 16 through August 6
League champions will be based on standings from 4 weeks of gameplay.
USLacrosse Membership required (must be valid through August 6, 2020)
We will be adhering to all federal, state, local, and site guidelines in regards to social distancing and recommendations to prevent COVID-19
To reserve a team spot (10 players including a goalie) email Lacrosse Connections. Teams will until Friday, July 10, 2020, to have players register. After that time Lacrosse Connections reserves the right to add players from the Free Agent list to fill out the team.
COST for the 2020 Northwest Metro 7v7 Summer League at Maple Grove
Normal Registration (Wednesday, June 24, 2020, - Start of League Play) - $80
Normal Registration (Wednesday, June 24, 2020, - Start of League Play) - $40
WHAT TO EXPECT:
7 v 7 League Play format
10 - 15 players per team including a goalie. Confirmed teams with more than 15 or more players may be broken into 2 teams (we will work team coordinator to ensure girls are placed on the correct team) in case of an odd number of teams and increase the number of touches girls get each week.
1 regulation game each week. ( 2 - 20-minute halves)
Each team is coached by an experienced lacrosse coach
1 Certified Professional Referees per game*
Players receive individual tips on their stick and game situation skills
Coach-led half time debriefings on team strategies
Table/League manager there for easy check-in and to help answer any questions or concerns for players or their families.
This is a competitive league, so it is not ideal for beginners.
Goalies must have their own goalie equipment
*We often partner with our reffing association to provide an avenue for refs to receive training; we believe this helps us all get better. As we partner, refs focus on instruction during half time and time-outs, so as not to affect the quality or length of the games.