Girl's Tournament Rules

  

Game Overview: Pool Play and Bracket Play​

  • Two 22 minute running halves

  • 3 minute half time

  • 3 minutes between games

  • No timeouts

  • Girls 8v8- 18 minute halves, running clock, with a 2 minute halftime

  • In the final two minutes of bracket play only, officials will stop the clock after goals and injuries

  • In case of a tie, a four-minute sudden death period will be played. If still tied at the end of the four-minute sudden death; the overtime will go into a 4v3 fast-break format. Each team will run the fast-break from the midfield line against the other teams defensive end. A coin-flip will decide which team goes first. The teams will alternate turns until either the following occurs: 1) Both teams get an attempt and if one team scores and the other team does not score, then it is over.  2) If both teams score on the first attempt, then it continues for best of out three 3) If after 3 attempts the teams are tied, then it will be decided by a coin flip.

 

Rules 

All girls games will follow US Lacrosse Rules and Regulations unless otherwise stated here

  • 2025 (8th Grade) Full checking 

  • 2026 (7th Grade) Full field - modified checking

  • 2028/2029 (4th/5th Grade) - U12 small field - 8v8 (7 players and a goalie)

    • No Pass rule

    • Draw after goals

    • 2 Girls on ground ball

    • Goalies can clear

  • There will be a draw at the beginning of the game and at the start of the 2nd half and after every goal. There will be no mercy rule in this tournament

 

Penalties

  • Two yellow cards for one player will result in that player sitting the remainder of current game but the player is eligible to play in the games following

  • A red card will result in that player sitting the remainder of the current game and the head official, field official, and tournament director reviewing the player to determine the players status for the remainder of the tournament

 

Game points given:

  • 1 pt for a tie 

  • 3 pts for a win 

  • 0 pts for a loss

 

Games will be seeded as follows:

  • Wins

  • Head to Head*

  • Goals Against

  • Goal Differential 

  • Coin Flip

**In the case of a two way tie head-to-head record will be used, in the case of a three way tie the seeding tie will be broken by goals against- NOT head-to-head.