2020 NES GUIDELINES

FIELD LOCATIONS (Click LINK): 

NES-Lancaster
NES - Sportsworld

SAFETY FIRST:

ALL INDIVIDUALS ATTENDING THE NE scrimmages MUST COMPLETE THE COVID SELF-CHECKLIST: CLICK HERE

NO TEAM TENTS
NO HUDDLES
NO FOOD or APPAREL VENDORS

PARKING: 
Parking for this event will be limited.
Only ONE spectator per player is permitted.
Players should arrive at the time listed for their division on the schedule in order to ensure parking availability.
There is NO STOPPING, PARKING OR DROPPING OFF allowed near the fields and near the cul de sac

PLAYERS:

  • Players must wear masks at all times, including while playing,
  • Players should bring a light snack and plenty of water (Per Covid Guidelines, there will be no vendors/places to fill water at the facility)
  • Players should sanitize all lacrosse gear prior to and following play, and take all personal trash with them upon departing from their field.

SPECTATORS:

  • There will be ONE spectator/player permitted (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • Spectators must wear mask and social distance at all times
  • If spectator guidelines are not followed we will not allow spectators on consecutive days.

STAFF:

  • All coaches/tournament staff must wear masks at all times.
  • Coaches should make sure that players are social distancing and following mask policies while on site.

FORMAT BY DIVISION

2021-2028 Divisions (12v12 Format):

*All US Lacrosse Rules Apply at this event

*Teams Will Play 2 - 50 Minute Running Time Games (We may add a quick half-time for youth if we feel they would benefit from a break)

*NO DRAWS - Games start with (rock/paper/scissors possession) with goalie clear to resume play after each goal

MERCY RULE: If a team is ahead by 6 goals, the opposing team MAY REQUEST the mercy rule and receive the ball at the draw circle

*CHECKING

  • HS and YOUTH 2025 Division: FULL CHECKING
  • YOUTH 2026-2027 Divisions: MODIFIED CHECKING
    • 2026 Team Coaches May REQUEST Full Checking if both coaches agree

2029/30 Division (7v7 Format):

*All US Lacrosse Rules Apply at this event

*Teams will play with 7 field players (2D,3M,2A) and a goalie

Teams Will Play 2 - 45 Minute games (2-20 Minute halves/2 min halftime)

*NO CHECKING!!

*Teams must make one pass once the ball has passed the midline before they can shoot

*Games that end with an 8M will have the 8M played out

*NO DRAWS - Games start with (rock/paper/scissors possession) with a FREE goalie clear to resume play after each goal - opposing team must drop to below the 8M to allow a free clear.

MERCY RULE: If a team is ahead by 6 goals, the opposing team MAY REQUEST the mercy rule and receive the ball at the draw circle