2019 SPRING LACROSSE REGISTRATION
Spring 2019 Lutherville Lacrosse Registration is now open. There are several exciting changes and improvements being made this season! First, we are excited to be partnering with US Lacrosse for our coaching development program. Beginning this spring, our coaches will complete training through US Lacrosse and we will begin to phase in a requirement for coaches to be certified through US Lacrosse’s coaches Development Program. As part of our relationship with US Lacrosse we will also be offering fall player development clinics at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks. These clinics will be free of charge for anyone registered in our program for spring 2019.
The second major change is that we intend to form a boys 2027 team that will compete as a “club” team. As many of you are aware, youth club lacrosse has had a significant impact on the landscape of lacrosse locally and most Rec. programs are investigating ways of providing the same club lacrosse experience under the umbrella of the recreation council. This is much more cost effective and therefore more accessible than private clubs, but must be done in a way that does not adversely impact our charter. All age eligible registrants will be able to tryout for this team as part of our combined tryout process. Based on our experience this season and player interest, we plan to offer “club” as an option for additional age groups in future seasons.
Online registration for the 2019 spring season can be accessed using the following link:
Age Groups: MYLA guidelines for age groups are determined based on the player’s age as of 9/1/2018. The Boys and Girls Age Groups are as follows:
3-4 DOB 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (Boys and Girls Soft Stick Program)
5-6 DOB 9/1/11 - 8/31/13
7-8 DOB 9/1/09 - 8/31/11
9-10 DOB 9/1/07 - 8/31/09
11-12 DOB 9/1/05 - 8/31/07
13-14 DOB 9/1/03 - 8/31/05
Cost: The donation for each age group is as follows:
3-4 - Boys and Girls Soft Stick Program - $65/player
5-6, 7-8 - Boys and Girls In-house - $145/player
9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 Boys and Girls - $175/player
Sibling Discounts: Sibling discounts when multiple family members register at the same time. The following discounts will apply:
Additional family members: $25 discount each. (This discount will only be available when registering multiple siblings in the same registration session.)
LTRC Lacrosse will provide all uniforms for the Boys and Girls.
Refunds: There will be no automatic refunds granted for any player withdrawals after January 1, 2018, unless due to medical reasons.
Equipment: All players must provide their own equipment. Boys must have a helmet with chin strap, mouth guard, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves and a boy’s stick. Girls must have a mouth guard, approved eye protection and a girl’s stick. For the 3-4 Soft Stick program, only a standard sized stick is required.
In-House Program: The 5-6 & 7-8 age groups (both boys and girls) will be divided into equal teams and play in an “in-house” format only playing other Lutherville teams. All games and practices are held at the same LTRC facilities.
7-8 Travel Team: Our goal is to form multiple boys and girls teams in the 7-8 age group to compete in the MYLA travel program. Tryouts will be held prior to the start of the season for these teams. All players registered in the 7-8 age group will be contacted prior to tryouts to determine their interest in this elective opportunity.
2027 Boys “Club” Team: NEW THIS SEASON All players in the 2027 graduating year will be eligible for a new program we are rolling out this season. This team will compete in a spring club league and several summer tournaments. To be eligible for this team, all players must register for the 9-10 age group. There will be an added fee for players electing to participate on the club team to cover added league and tournament fees which will be collected after the team is formed.
MYLA Travel Program: The 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 age groups (both boys and girls) will hold evaluations to divide the players into teams based on ability. These Lutherville teams will then compete against surrounding programs in the MYLA. All players are guaranteed a spot on a team with teams consisting of players of similar aptitude and experience.
Evaluations: Evaluations traditionally begin in mid-February and can continue through early March. However, we may hold early evaluations in November and December based on field availability. We will use a combination of indoor and outdoor fields to complete our evaluations.
Schedules: Below is the best estimate of practice and game schedules based on anticipated field allocation. (Subject to change)
Boys and Girls 3-4 Soft Stick Program: 1 week night evening per week, most likely Friday evenings from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Day subject to change based on field allocations.
5-6 Thursday evening practices and Saturday morning games.
7-8 In-house and Travel: Wednesday & Friday evening practices. Saturday morning games (in-house) and MYLA schedule (Travel)
9-10 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Saturday and mid-week games.
Boys 2027 Club - 2 practices per week and Sunday games (subject to change based on league participation) and some Sat. games possible. Summer tournaments in MD, PA.
11-12 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Saturday and mid-week games.
13-14 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Sunday and mid-week games.
5-6 Tuesday evening practices and Sunday afternoon games.
7-8 In-house and Travel: Tuesday & Thursday evening practices. Sunday afternoon games (in-house) and MYLA schedule (Travel)
9-10 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Saturday or Sunday and mid-week games.
11-12 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Saturday or Sunday and mid-week games.
13-14 2 practices per week until midweek games start, then 1 practice per week. Saturday or Sunday and mid-week games.
MYLA League Rule: Lutherville Lacrosse plays in the MYLA. The MYLA has a rule that each player can only register and tryout for one MYLA Program. If Lutherville becomes aware that a player has registered for multiple Programs, the player will not be allowed to play for Lutherville and no refund will be given.
Volunteers: Baltimore County is requiring that all Rec Council volunteers who interact with children, pass a Background Check.
Volunteers (coaches, assistant coaches, coordinators and anyone who has “Custody and/or Control of Children”) are required to register for this Background Check. Anyone who fails to register will not be allowed to participate in LTRC activities where interaction with children takes place. You must complete a separate online submission for each sport you are volunteering for. To complete this process, please visit:
Use the access Code “BCGRec18” (without the quotes).
Questions: Please contact the following individuals if you have any questions about a specific Age Group:
Boys: Josh Kakel,
Girls: Ali Burke,
Lutherville Lacrosse Mission Statement
To develop and maximize each boy and girl’s ability, understanding, and appreciation for the game of lacrosse. To encourage and promote their capacity to play with fairness, intensity, and respect for all other players, coaches, officials, and themselves.