Tie Breaker/Pool Seeding

  1. Point system (3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss)

  2. Head to head (wins v. losses, does not apply when more than 2 teams are involved in tiebreaker)

  3. Goal differential (max +/- 8 per game)

  4. Overall goals against

  5. Coin flip

 

Player Eligibility: Players may play in divisions according to their graduating class, or above. No player will be permitted to play in any group below the year they are set to graduate, regardless of any circumstance related to how old the player is.

 

Game Rules

 

Applicable for all Games

  • Two 20 minute running halves, with 2 minute halftime.

  • Time will be kept by officials, penalty time will be kept by box scorer.

  • No timeouts under 5 minutes in either half. Penalty time is not running.

  • 1 timeout will be permitted per GAME. Only to be called during dead ball situations or in offensive zone (30 second timeout)

  • Pool games can END IN A TIE, Playoff games will be determined by an untimed sudden-death period.

  • There are NO timeouts in overtime.

  • All discrepancies related to Pool play may be reported to the Information tent and will be handled accordingly.

  • EMS will be present at all times.

’21-’26 (Modified NCAA rules)

  • On a flag down situation, there will be a play on until the defensive team gains possession of the ball. There is no rule against whether the ball needs to remain inside/out of the restraining box. If there is a no possession while the flag is down and there is another penalty, it will result in a time served foul not a play on situation.

  • 3 illegal procedure faceoff calls, in either half by a team will result in a 30 second time served penalty.

  • There will be a 30 second count to get the ball across the midfield line and into the box, there is NO shot clock intact. Stall warnings will be determined on the Field and a 30 second shot clock will then be enacted.

  • Over and back rule will be implemented.

  • Stick heads/Stick Length must meet NCAA standards.

’27-’28 (Modified)

  • 37” stick is the shortest stick allowed to be used.

  • Same rules as above, without:

    • 30 second count to the box

    • No faceoff procedure penalty applicable in this age group.

 

’29-’30 (Modified)

  • Body contact is allowed, “take out” checks will be determined by the referee.

  • Horns on sidelines and after flag down situations (does not stop clock).

 

Weather Policy: If thunder or lightning is observed players and fans must leave the playing area, there will be a 20 minute delay from the last sign of lightning/thunder before games will resume. Every attempt will be made to resume the games and maintain the schedule as best as possible. Games will consist of a 25 minute running period until games are back on schedule, weather permitting.

Refund Policy: Any cancellations within the last 30 days will not receive a refund, but will receive a 50% site credit for a future event. Due to the nature of the event, if any weather related reason or unforeseen event causes the tournament to be shortened or cancelled, there will be NO REFUNDS. If you are interested in a 3rd party insurer we can provide this for you.

 

Contact Information: Any questions can be sent to Liam Brennan at Events@blatantlacrosse.com

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