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rightUSL Changes Cheatsheet 2014 (pdf)
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LACROSSE UMPIRE's MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

CHECK-IN WITH YOUR OFFICIAL CREW
(No less than 24 hours prior to game time.)
Please remember the IMPORTANCE
of contacting each other on your crew.
Possible $25 fine to you !!!

BE AT GAMES ON TIME! No less than 20 minutes prior to game time.

ENSURE that FIELD is safe, GOALS are safe, and NETS are good.
INSPECT the teams Sticks, Goggles, Mouthguards, etc.

UNIFORMS must be the same & LOOK PROFESSIONAL!

NO JEWELRY ALLOWED! (for players or officials!)

FIRST OFFICIAL LISTED IS HEAD OFFICIAL (in 2 or 3 man system)
Head official, please report anything really unusual to ME!
OR, in the event of an official not showing for an assignment,
arriving late, after game time, etc. (use email)

YOU MUST Send Report to ME for any EJECTIONS ASAP.

2015 Game Fees are $50 for JV / $53 for Varsity, plus $10 travel. (Brevard)

Please DO NOT make any changes or switch games without first going thru me.
(Because of the "onepay" system.)

Contact Commissioner Mike Stormer
Phone: (321) 768-9600 / Cell: (321) 591-4890



2013 Rule Changes and Points of Emphasis

* Sideline out of bounds will now move in 2M vs previous 4M. Penalty distance remains the same.
* Defensive Goal Circle Violations will now be set up on the 8m GLE and is a Direct position.
* Sideline areas are 4m back from the field: Players canít go beyond Scorers table to bench (restraining line) Coaches can go scorers table to end line on their end only.
* Head Coaches are responsible for all bench decorum and are only ones to speak to officials.
* Possession time outs can be called by field players/coaches when ball is in complete possession by their team. (no longer just a dead ball possession)
* Penalties will remain in the penalty box the entire 2 min. Early release will result in additional 2 min penalty.

FHSAA
* Mandates a 1 min hydration break.
 Officials will call on the best stoppage of play nearest the mid way point of the halves.
* FHSAA does not play Man Down after 4 Yellow cards. (USL)

Points of Emphasis
* Checks in / around the sphere continue to be a POE
* Repetitive fouls against individual or team are cardable.
* Illegal use of stick to hit, push, detain: Crosse checks and stick to body contact

Offensive
* Forcing through, illegal cradles, Charges
* Shooting Space and Dangerous Propels

2014 Points of Emphasis:
----Obstruction (shooting space)
----Cross-check
----Repeated fouls
----Illegal body contact

2014 Major Rule Changes:
----Reduced players on draw circle
----NOCSAE approved balls for play ONLY
----Increased red card penalty time
----ASTM International-approved goggles and mouthguard ONLY



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