Kennewick Washington- The Tri-Cities Premier Lacrosse Club growing the sport for boys grades K-8, and for girls grades K-12.

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Format for the tournament will be pool play followed by playoffs.

All games will start at the top of each hour and a central horn will be used.

No on-field time will be allotted for team warm-up.

Pool play points will determine seeding for playoff rounds; 2 points for a win; 1 point for a tie; and no points for a loss.  Teams can tie in pool play, no overtime.

Tie breakers for pool play will be in the following order:  1) head-to-head, 2) goal differential (6 goal max), 3) goals allowed.

Championship games will be runtime until the last 2 minutes of the game; then stop time “normal”.

All rules will be in accordance with USA Lacrosse except the following:

  • Team listed first on schedule is considered “home” team and decides which goal to defend first, first Alternate Possession goes to the other team
  • 1/2 and 3/4 ONLY:  Mercy Rule – if one team is up by 6 or more goals, other team has possession of the ball in lieu of faceoff
  • Play will consist of two 22-minute runtime halves with a 5-minute halftime
  • 5/6 and 7/8 – No substitution horns, all substitutions will be on the fly
  • 5/6 and 7/8 – No timeouts
  • 1/2 and 3/4 ONLY – one timeout per half; not in the last 5 minutes of each half
  • No overtime in pool play
  • Checking roles as clearly defined in the USA Lacrosse rules
  • No long poles in the Boys 3/4 division
  • No one-handed checks
  • 5/6 and 7/8 will play with the 20/10 failure to advance rules

 

**Full set of rules for each division will be published prior to tournament.