NFHS Rule Changes for 2018

18 Oct

1-2 Adopt the 120-yard Unified girls and boys field as an allowed field option. 1-7-5 Note: Pockets of nontraditional synthetic material manufactured for lacrosse are permitted. The pocket must meet the specifications of 1-7. 4-3-3n     n. A contrasting color … Read More »

Elections for 2018 Season

5 Jun

The nominees  will be affirmed at the banquet meeting, each position has one nominee. June 12 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Location: Brookside Manor Somerton Springs 50 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville-Trevose, PA President: Dan Ferry Vice President: Gary Mitchell Treasurer: … Read More »

PIAA Officials Convention (Aug 4-5)

13 Apr

Now Accepting Registration for the 23rd Officials’ Convention If you are receiving this email you are a registered PIAA sports official.   This email is to inform you of the upcoming 23rd Annual PIAA Officials’ Convention being held in Harrisburg, … Read More »

NFHS Memo – 2017 Q&A Items

3 Apr

NFHS Boys Lacrosse Q & A 3/31/2017 Q: B1is closely guarding ball carrier A1 when the official becomes aware that B1 is not wearing his mouthpiece. Is this a flag down or immediate whistle? A: Unless A1 is in the … Read More »

Suburban One Schools Requiring Clearances

28 Mar

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING PIAA CLEARANCES TO SCHOOLS THAT REQUIRE IT FOR THE 2017 SEASON The following schools are requiring that ALL spring sport officials send scanned copies of all three of their PIAA security clearances directly to them. They claim … Read More »

SEPYLA Rules 2017

27 Mar

SEPYLA RULES 2017 updated 3/27/17 Regular Season Rules of SEPYLA That Apply To All Divisions ♦​Teams have 2 Time Outs in each half. ♦​In the event of a tie game at the end of regulation, we play one 4 Minute … Read More »

Lacrosse Officials Clinic – January 14, 2017

3 Nov

The Philadelphia Lacrosse Association 2017 Boys Lacrosse Officials Clinic January 14, 2017 9:00 am – 12:30 pm The Williamson College Alumni Hall 106 New Middletown Road Media PA 19063 This Clinic is for EVERY BOYS OFFICIAL in EVERY Chapter at … Read More »

PIAA Notice: Changes for 2016-2017 Season

4 Aug

PIAA Notice:  Changes for 2016-2017 Season I just wanted to share a few points as we begin the 2016-2017 PIAA sport seasons. •The PIAA Board of Directors recently passed a change to meeting attendance for officials. Officials can now get … Read More »

Elections for 2016/2017

23 May

This will be affirmed at the banquet meeting. President: Gary Mitchell Vice President: Dan Ferry Treasure: Paul Kubach Secretary: Todd Bosco Interpreter: Buzz Lynn Members at Large: Bruce Hoffman, Dan Miles, Luke Hogan Jr, Dave Seidman

How to Become a Better Official

3 Feb

HOW TO BECOME A BETTER OFFICIAL By Joe Forte and Al Battista, PIAA Officials 1. Master the rules and know the intent of them. This will help you require a “feel” for the game. 2. Trust the mechanics. When talking … Read More »