2021 NESS GUIDELINES
(To be updated)

SAFETY FIRST:

ALL INDIVIDUALS ATTENDING THE SUMMER SIZZLE MUST COMPLETE THE COVID SELF-CHECKLIST: CLICK HERE!

NO TEAM TENTS
NO HUDDLES
NO FOOD or APPAREL VENDORS

SPORTSWORLD PARKING: 
There will be plenty parking!
There is NO STOPPING, PARKING OR DROPPING OFF allowed near the fields and near the cul de sac

PLAYERS:

  • Players must wear mask to and from fields, and at all times on the sidelines if social distancing hashes are not being utilized.
  • 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
  • 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

2020-2028 Divisions (12v12 Format):

*All US Lacrosse Rules Apply at this event

*Teams Will Play 3 - 40 Minute Game Blocks

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

*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 2026-2028 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 with smaller rosters may play with 2M)

Teams Will Play 3 - 30 Minute games

*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

 

2021 NEW ENGLAND SUMMER SIZZLE@2x (1)