NOW IN OUR 26TH YEAR! Bethesda Lacrosse is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established in 1989 to provide an outstanding opportunity for players, ages 5-15, to learn and play lacrosse. We have lacrosse programs for girls and boys and we have also developed a year-round Travel/Club Program.
Our objective is to accommodate as many recreational players as possible, while providing top-notch competitive opportunities for advanced players. Our goal is to give our community youth a great lacrosse experience including life-long lessons of sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership.
BOYS SPRING 2017 PLAYOFF TOURNAMENT INFO AND SCHEDULES
Please find the schedules and rules for the 2017 Bethesda Playoff JUNE 3/4TH Weekend rules. Please make sure to read ALL rules and other items thoroughly.
All Bethesda League teams will play in this tournament. This tournament is a seeded, single elimination tournament. This means you could have just one game, or multiple games throughout the day if your team keeps winning games. Games will start at 8:30am and will go throughout the day until about 5:30pm.
BETHESDA TOURNAMENT RULES: Rules will be as established by the Bethesda Lacrosse Association www.bethesdalacrosse.org as noted below:
1. Players may compete for only ONE team during the tournament. Any player found to be playing on two teams will cause a forfeit for both of the teams they participated with. Any team that uses an illegal player at any time in the tournament will be suspended immediately. Roster checks will be enforced throughout the day. In addition, coaches can request before the game. Submitted rosters at beginning of season will be used for player verification, no changes, additions or players not on rosters will be allowed. Bethesda Lacrosse will have copies of certified rosters for referees.
2. Seedings for the tournament were determined by division league games only. (Except K/1st and 2nd/3rd Grade Division-see #3) 3. K/1st and 2ND/3RD GRADE DIVISION ONLY- Seedings were done based on the strength of the Teams – as determined by the League Commissioner – based on strength of schedule and results during the regular season.
4. There will be no stick checks unless requested by the opposing coach, and if the stick is found not to be illegal, the challenging team will be charged a timeout. If no timeouts remain, a delay of game technical foul will be assessed.
5. Games will be running on 10 minute running quarters on Saturday and 12 minute running quarters on Sunday.
6. There will be a “Mercy Rule” for all age groups. If a Team establishes a lead of 10 goals – the game will be ended by the referee.
7. Sudden victory overtime will be used to decide all ties in playoff games. 8. If there are any questions regarding rules, the referee’s decision on the field will be the final ruling.
9. Any player, coach or fan ejected from a game or field during the tournament will be prohibited from playing, coaching or watching any additional games in the tournament.
OTHER IMPORTANT ITEMS:
·We are guests at Bullis. Please be sure to clean up ALL of your trash. We encourage all reusable PLAYER LABELED water bottles.
·We will be having our Annual Attic Sale held from 9am-4pm on Saturday at Bullis, which will have limited quantity merchandise (shirts/shorts, etc) at VERY discounted prices!
·EQUIPMENT SWAP! Please bring out any outgrown lacrosse gear you may have for someone else! All donations will be donated to Play it Forward.
·BULLIS HIGH SCHOOL-10601 Falls Rd Potomac, MD 20854 CLICK HERE FOR BULLIS MAP
Lastly, LOOKING FOR A GREAT SUMMER CAMP?Bullis is offering an ADVANCED SKILLS CLINIC RUN BY VARSITY HEAD COACH JEFF BELLISTRI!
BOYSSUMMER EVENING INTRODUCTORY SKILLS AND DRILLS:
These sessions focus on both developing individual skills and teamwork. The sessions will focus on player position skills, passing and catching, shooting, ground balls, defense, offense, dodging and a basic understanding of team tactics. These sessions will be overseen by Clinic Commissioner Kevin Bookman, and coached by a cadre of Bethesda Lacrosse coaches including Bethesda Lacrosse Alumni currently playing at Division I programs and high school players committed to play in Division I programs.Perfect for beginner players up to three years of experience.
This will be an intensive 4 day (evening) program that will provide the same skill development that a normal 7 week introductory clinic would provide that is held in the spring or fall.
After successful participation in the summer Skills and Drills, players will be eligible to play in the Bethesda Lacrosse League in the fall and will be allowed to register for teams in their age category.
GRADES: Rising 1st grade through rising 8th grade
DATES:MONDAY, JUNE 26thTHROUGH THURSDAY JUNE 29th
LOCATION:FALLS ROAD/HADLEY PARK -12600 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD 20854
TIME:6:00PM TO 7:30PM
All players MUST have a mouth guard, protective cup, helmet, shoulder pads, arm guards, gloves, and stick. PLEASE BRING REUSABLE WATER BOTTLES ONLY WITH LAST NAME ON IT!
The Bethesda Lacrosse Shooting Skills and Drills focuses on the essential components to shooting more accurately and with more velocity.Players will be split up by age and skill level and will learn how to shoot properly and effectively.These sessions will be directed and coached by former and current college lacrosse players with assistance from high school players from the area.
GRADES: RISING 2ND GRADERS THROUGH RISING 4TH GRADERS – 6:00-7:00PM
RISING 5TH GRADERS THROUGH RISING 8TH GRADERS – 7:00-8:00PM
Introductory Lacrosse Skills and Drills: Summer 2017
Introductory evening skills and drills for rising K-8th graders (2017-2018 School Year). These sessions are for players with 1 season or less of experience.
Learn the basics of scooping, passing, cradling, shooting and dodging in a Fun FILLED environment through lots of repetition and games to emphasize the skills learned at each session. Upon completion, players can register for a fall recreational team. Players must haveprotective eye goggles, mouth guard, and a women's stick to participate. T-SHIRT PROVIDED WITH REGISTRATION.
Fee: $185 Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the session start time to sign in and get ready for the session.
Location: Avenel Local Park, 10051 Oaklyn Drive, Potomac MD 20854
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs (Friday used as make up rain date if necessary)
All Bethesda Lacrosse 1st/2nd grade players will practice together weekly with a “Skills and Drills” session (location and time TBD). Players will rotate with their team to each of the skill stations. Bethesda Lacrosse is committed to training these young girls to ensure they not only learn the proper skills and fundamentals to play this great game, but also develop a LOVE for this sport through exciting games and engaging practice sessions. The practices and curriculum used will be various skill stations where each player will shoot the ball 100+ times each week, pick up a ton of ground balls each week, catch 100+ balls each week. Games are on Sunday beginning with a scrimmage on 9/10. A Team T-shirt is provided with registration. No prior experience necessary. Fee: $195
Players will participate in weekly Skills Sessions with other 3rd/4th grade Bethesda Lacrosse teams (location and time TBD). Games are on Sundays beginning with a scrimmage on 9/10. All players must have completed an Introductory Clinic or Camp in order to register for a recreational team. Fee: $275 Additional information below.
Players will participate in weekly Skills Sessions with other 5th/6th grade Bethesda Lacrosse teams (location and time TBD). Games are on Sundays beginning with a scrimmage on 9/10. All players must have completed an Introductory Clinic or Camp in order to register for a recreational team. Fee: $275 Additional information below.
Players will participate in weekly Skills Sessions with other 7th/8th grade Bethesda Lacrosse teams (location and time TBD). Games are on Sundays beginning with a scrimmage on 9/10. All players must have completed an Introductory Clinic or Camp in order to register for a recreational team. Fee: $275 Additional information below.
Players in Kindergarten through 1st Grade will be will learn the basics of scooping, passing and cradling in a fun filled environment through lots of repetition and fun games! LACROSSE STICK AND T-SHIRT INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION. Fee: $165
Time: Saturday, September 16-October 21 Rain Date 10/28
Players in 2-8th Grade will be will learn the basics of scooping, passing, cradling, shooting and dodging in a fun filled environment through lots of repetition and games to emphasize the skills learned at each session! Upon completion, players can register for a spring recreational team. Players must have protective eye goggles, mouth guard, and a women’s lacrosse stick. T-SHIRT PROVIDED WITH REGISTRATION. Fee: $165
Time: Saturday, September 16-October 21 Rain Date: 10/28
FOR ALL RECREATIONAL TEAMS:
Roster notification will be email at the end of August. Games will be played in Montgomery County between 12-6pm. First week scrimmage schedule will be sent out by 9/3. Full game schedule will be available by September 10th.
PRACTICES: All Divisions will have weekly skills sessions during the season.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE: 3rd-8th Graders MUST have participated in a lacrosse Clinic or Camp in order to join a team. No prior experience necessary for 1st/2nd Grade Little Lady League.
EQUIPMENT: Your daughter will need protective eye goggles, mouth guard, and a women's lacrosse stick in order to play. Uniform provided with Registration.
REQUESTS: In the Registration Form, you may enter a Coach Request and/or Teammate Requests. These are not guaranteed, but Bethesda Lacrosse will try to accommodate your requests.
VOLUNTEER:If you are interested in COACHING your daughter's team, the Registration Fee will be waived. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
No Refunds after August 20, 2017 for all team for all Clinics. There is a $25 processing fee for all canceled registrations.
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