We are a youth lacrosse organization dedicated to promoting and growing youth lacrosse for boys and girls in the Black Hills, including Rapid City and surrounding areas.

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The following are 2017 MAJOR RULE CHANGES For the 2017 seasons for Boys' Youth Lacrosse.


• Players: 6v6 with no goalies or 5v5 with goalies

• Field Size: 60 yards x 35 yards (cross field)

• Equipment: Full equipment, NOCSAE lacrosse ball

• Goal Size: 6 feet by 6 feet (5x5 or 4x4 allowable)

• Penalties: Time-serving penalties



• Players: 7v7 or 10v10, depending on size of field used

• Field Size: 60 x 35 yards (cross field) or 110 x 60 yards

• Equipment: Full equipment, NOCSAE lacrosse ball

• Goal Size: 6 feet by 6 feet

• Penalties: Time-serving penalties.

• Body Checking: No Body Checking. Please See 12U rules for additional information.

• Checking with the Crosse: See 12U rules for allowable stick checks.



• 1-9-1j Arm pads are now optional pieces of equipment for goalies.

• 1-10h Eye black and eye black strips are allowable as long as they do not contain offensive words, shapes, images, or logos.

• 4-3-1 If a player or team commits a foul before any faceoff, the ball will be awarded to the offended team in its offensive side of the field at the center.

• 4-18-4 No defensive player, other than a properly equipped goalkeeper, can enter his own crease with the perceived intent of blocking a shot or acting as a goalkeeper. A second violation by the player will be enforced as a releasable unsportsmanlike conduct foul.

• 5-11-1 Any player who accumulates 3 personal fouls or 5 minutes in personal foul penalty time shall be disqualified from the game.

• 6-5-2 Failure to wear the required mouthpiece, unless it comes out during play, is now a technical foul.

• 6-10-3 During the last two minutes of regulation play, stalling rules are in effect for the team that is ahead by four goals or less. When the score differential is five goals or more, neither team is forced to keep the ball in the goal area unless warned to “keep it in”.