PIAA Preseason Bulletins – NFHS Corrections

3 Mar

Each year, PIAA posts the pre-season bulletin. This year, the items are repeats from last year. Below you’ll find the direct links to the files on PIAA’s site. You do not need a PIAA login to access these items.

Main Page: https://www.piaa.org/sports/lacrosse_m/default.aspx

2021 File: https://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/2021%20Boys%20Lacrosse%20Preseason%20Bulletin.pdf

2020 File:https://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/2020%20Boys%20Lacrosse%20Preseason%20Bulletin(1).pdf

2019 Update 2: https://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/2019%20Boys%20Lacrosse%20Bulletin%202(1).pdf

2019 Revised: https://www.piaa.org/assets/web/documents/2019%20Boys%20Lacrosse%20Preseason%20Bulletin%20REVISED(1).pdf

NFHS Provided some corrections to the 2020 printed edition:


2020 Rules Corrections:

4-22-1 – For all restarts, the game shall resume as quickly as possible and nearest to the spot of the ball when play stopped. All offensive players shall be 5 yards or more away from the player in possession of the ball. On the official’s whistle, play restarts.

Comment: As an editorial clarification the word offensive has been added.

5-10-1e – Throwing a crosse at the ball, at a player or other game personnel.

              PENALTY: One-to three-minute, non-releasable

Comment: Throwing the crosse, as a personal foul, is a non-releasable penalty, under any circumstance.

5.11 SITUATION – The situation should read:

A1 receives a two-minute illegal crosse penalty and a one-minute non-releasable penalty for wearing football shoulder pads during the first quarter.  In the second half, A1 receives a two-minute, non-releasable penalty. RULING: A1 has fouled out of the game, but has not been ejected.

Comment: With the updated rule allowing for corrections to a crosse with a two-minute non-releasable penalty, this situation would no longer be accurate.