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Racine Forge Lacrosse Club

Game Overview and Rules


Lacrosse is a fast-paced, exciting sport that combines the best aspects of many other sports.  Ultimately, the object of lacrosse is to shoot the ball into the opponent's goal; and, the team that scores the most goals wins.

There are many differences between girls' and boys' lacrosse; for example, in the numbers of players that take the field.  More information on boys lacrosse can be found here; more information on girls lacrosse can be found here.

Rules for Youth Lacrosse

US Lacrosse publishes the rulebooks for youth boys’ and youth girls’ lacrosse.  Each can be found, below:

US Lacrosse Rules - Boys (See Youth)

US Lacrosse Rules - Girls (See Youth)

MAYLA programs adhere to the rules published by US Lacrosse.  Occasionally, variations are made after considering exhaustive surveys of rules in leagues representing nearly 170,000 youth players and research and published literature from the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, among other factors.

MAYLA also provides summary rule sheets for boys and girls lacrosse.  They are great game-day resources and can be found, below:

2022 MAYLA Boys Youth Rules Summary

2022 MAYLA Girls Youth Rules Summary

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About US

Racine Forge Lacrosse has the goal of growing boys and girls youth lacrosse within Racine County, Wisconsin.  We are a non-profit and welcome players from 1st through 12th grade.