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Welcome to the Greater Philadelphia Lacrosse Officials Association (GPLOA).

  The GPLOA Coverage Area includes Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks Counties, in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Latest GPLOA News:

1. US Lacrosse National Convention Scholarships

2. Next PIAA test date is October 6.  See below for more info.



US Lacrosse National Convention Scholarships

US Lacrosse Officials Education Department is once again providing scholarships. A total of $5,000 dollars has been awarded to officials attending the 2015 US Lacrosse National Convention in Baltimore, Md., Jan. 23-25. The quantity and amount of scholarships is determined by district. The applications will close on 9/30 and we will notify everyone by 10/15. Must be a US Lacrosse Member.

 The breakdown is as follows:

Districts 3:

Two $100 dollar scholarships each

 Application Link:


PIAA Test Dates

Anyone who is interested in becoming a PIAA official for the 2015 Boy's Lacrosse season should sign up and take the test on October 6, 2014 or February 2, 2015. To start the process go to the PIAA website to learn how to become and official.  Then select a location and plan to take the test in October or February.

1. Become a PIAA Official 

2. Test Exam Schedule and Locations



2015 GPLOA Board of Directors Nominees

Below is a list of members that have been nominated for the 2015 GPLOA Board of Directors. Final voting will take place June 09, 2014 at the GPLOA Banquet.  If anyone can not attend the meetings please send you ballot returns to Todd Bosco (

President - Dan Ferry

Vice President - Gary Mitchell

Secretary - Rick Lake

Treasurer - Paul Kubach

Rules Interpreter - Dave Seidman 

At-Large Members (Select 4)

Todd Bosco

Tom Ruth

Dan Miles

Rudy Resch


GPLOA Awards Nominations

Nominations are now open for the awards listed below.  Please send your nominations to Gary Mitchell (

1. George Kruse Award 2014: This award is given to the coaching staff who demonstrates a high level of sportsmanship throughout the season.

2. Ernie Lucchesi Award for Dedication: This award is given to the GPLOA member who demonstrates dedication to the game and the GPLOA.


GPLOA Banquet

The GPLOA banquet will be held on Monday, June 9th at the The Brooke Side Manor at Somerton Springs from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM. 

6:30 to 7:30 - Happy hour with Hors d'oeuvres  

7:30 to 10:30 - Dinner, entertainment, and awards  

Buffet with five hots, Hors d'oeuvres (varied choices, about 9), Open Bar, Home made salads (several choices), and various bakery items. The cost to our members is $20, which includes the 50/50 drawing. For non-members, the cost is $20.  If you say you are coming and don't show, you will be charged the full amount, $42.  

We need to know who is planning to attend by June 1. Please email Paul Kubach (  if you are attending.



Registration is now open for the 2014 GPLOA Cadet Class.  The GPLOA offers a course each year for individuals that wish to become a lacrosse official in the GPLOA. 

For more information and registration please click on the link below.

2014 Cadet Class Registration

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