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Link to Lacrosse AllStars article on 7v7
11/06/2015
Very informative article on 7v7 format field lacrosse. http://laxallstars.com/10v10-youth-lacrosse-is-ridiculous/
MEMBER CLUB NEIGHBORHOOD LOCATIONS
12/30/2014
CYLA Club Information USE THIS LINK TO IDENTIFY A CYLA CLUB...
CYLA AGE ELIGIBILITY RULES
12/22/2014
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2015:  The CYLA (Colorado Youth...
CAMPS, CLINICS, TOURNAMENTS & CLUB TEAMS
05/04/2014
Sponsors of the CYLA and our member clubs offer a phenomenal...
 
Link to Lacrosse AllStars article on 7v7

Very informative article on 7v7 format field lacrosse.

http://laxallstars.com/10v10-youth-lacrosse-is-ridiculous/


by posted 11/06/2015
MEMBER CLUB NEIGHBORHOOD LOCATIONS

CYLA Club Information

USE THIS LINK TO IDENTIFY A CYLA CLUB IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

If you are new to Colorado or to the sport of boy’s youth lacrosse and have questions concerning what options are available in your neighborhood, what club to register with, etc, please contact the individual club listed below that manages your CYLA region in our league.

The organization that is now CYLA started in the fall of 1990 when Mark Foster and Jamie Duke agreed to form a boy's junior lacrosse organization. Foster founded the Redhawks, focused on Central Denver, and Duke founded the Indians, focused on South Denver. Each club started with one team consisting of second and third grade boys.  The first game was played in March, 1991.

In the 25 years that have followed, CYLA has grown to 28 clubs spanning the state from Grand Junction to Aurora; Fort Collins to Pueblo and multiple locations along the Front Range.  In 2015, over 5000 boys participated in CYLA.  Since inception, CYLA has been a volunteer led community based youth organization focused solely on boy’s lacrosse.  Each club is managed as a separate entity & each club manages a distinct region in our league.  There are some areas that are shared by multiple clubs, so please contact the clubs directly for more details.

The CYLA offers programs ranging from the entry level young guns to the D1 aspiring middle school players.  We offer a high range of competition and focus on each individual’s need to grow the game of lacrosse within the state of Colorado.  Not all clubs offer a full range of programs.

If you still have more questions after contacting your local club, please contact the CYLA Administrator, Ali Houlis, at .

If you have are interested in girls youth lacrosse visit cglax.com

 


by posted 12/30/2014
CYLA AGE ELIGIBILITY RULES

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2015:  The CYLA (Colorado Youth Lacrosse Association) will continue to use June 1st as the cutoff date for age-based classification.  

The CYLA has permanently adopted US Lacrosse rules regarding age-based classification.  

Players in the same grade will generally be grouped together, provided that they meet the June 1 birth date cutoff for that age group.  All players are required to provide official proof of birth date (birth certificate, passport, adoption papers, etc) before participating in sanctioned CYLA games. 

Click here to view official US Lacrosse Age & Eligibility Guidelines. 

We will set up groups and teams at U15, U13, U12, U11, U10, U9, U8  for the 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring seasons.  

All current 8th graders are eligible to play, regardless of birthdate.  No high school players are permitted to participate.

A player's eligibility for the 2015 Fall or 2016 Spring season is determined by his age on May 31, 2015.  

  • For example, any player born on or after June 1, 2002 is eligible to play U13.
  • A player born on May 31, 2002 is not eligible to play U13 and must play U15. 
  • In general, we will group players on the basis of "Grade with an Age Cutoff."  This means that players in the same grade will be grouped on teams at the same age level, provided that they meet the June 1st cutoff date.
  • Players who are "young" for their grade will still be permitted to play at that age level.  For example, a 4th grader who is age-eligible for U9 (ie born after 6/1/2006) can still play U10. 

NO PLAYER WILL BE PERMITTED TO "PLAY DOWN" IN AGE CLASSIFICATION AS PER CYLA RULES-- NO EXCEPTIONS.
 

2015 FALL and 2016 SPRING AGE CLASSIFICATIONS

Division Born on or after CYLA Grade Equiv Max Stick Length
  u8  6/1/2007  2nd  37-42”
  u9  6/1/2006  3rd  37-42”
  u10  6/1/2005  4th  37-42”
  u11  6/1/2004  5th  37-42”, 47-54”
  u12  6/1/2003  6th  40-42”, 52-72"
  u13  6/1/2002  7th  40-42”, 52-72"
  u15  6/1/2000*  8th  40-42”, 52-72"
  * All current 8th graders are eligible to play, regardless of birthdate.
  9th graders are not eligible to play.

by posted 12/22/2014
CAMPS, CLINICS, TOURNAMENTS & CLUB TEAMS

Sponsors of the CYLA and our member clubs offer a phenomenal amount of training opportunities for the beginner through the committed D1 recruit.  Options include individualized clinics, camps, tournaments, club teams and more.  

Check out offerings by LXTC (formerly Tierney Lacrosse), 3d Lacrosse, Gold Crown and Boomtown, along with summer tournaments offered by the Denver Outlaws and also new tournaments in Longmont and Fort Collins. 

Click here for detailed info: Camps & Clinics Page


by posted 05/04/2014
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