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Raptor Lacrosse 2019 Season Information

    Registration opens September 15 and closes as teams fill

LATE FEE APPLIED AFTER NOVEMBER 1st

Age groups for the 2019 Spring Season are:

14U (14 and under): Age 13 or 14 (born between 9/1/2004-8/31/2006)

12U (12 and under): Age 11 or 12 (born between 9/1/2006-8/31/2008)

10U (10 and under): Age 9 or 10 (born between 9/1/2008-8/31/2010)  

8U (8 and under): Age 7 or 8 (born between 9/1/2010-8/31/2012)    

6U (6 and under): Age 5 or 6 (born between 9/1/2012-8/31/2014)

 

DO NOT WAIT TO REGISTER YOUR PLAYER. OPENINGS ARE LIMITED.

Costs

All players: US Lacrosse membership $30, payable directly to US Lacrosse.  US Lacrosse membership is required because it offers insurance coverage protecting the program in the event of a serious injury to one of its players while playing in the program.

Uniforms 8U-14U (top & bottom): uniform is included in the registration for 6U

  • Girls: $88
  • Boys: $88
  • All uniforms will be ordered online through Sling It Lacrosse in Danville

Registration Costs:

  • Players 6U = $150
  • Players 8U = $350
  • Players 10U, 12U & 14U = $475

Registration covers field rentals, referees, coaches’ training, field equipment and club administrative costs. Raptor Lacrosse is run by volunteer parents who love this sport.  We think you will love it too!

Volunteer Commitment Deposit: Raptor Lacrosse is an ALL volunteer-run organization and functions only through the efforts of our member/parent volunteers.  A $400 volunteer deposit will be collected per family, before the start of the season. If you meet your required volunteer commitment, your deposit check will be destroyed at the end of the season. It is easy to earn your hours and training is available for all positions.

 

Lacrosse Equipment (required for practices and games):

Girls: stick, mouth guard, cleats, and protective eye goggles. Approximate cost is $85.00 - $100.00

Boys:

  • Helmet (Raptor black w/ decals available @ Sling It Lacrosse), chest pads, elbow pads, gloves, mouth guard, stick, protective cup, and cleats. Approximate cost is $225.00
  • NEW Boys 8U players receive a $75.00 registration credit to help offset equipment purchases

Where to buy gear: Sling It Lacrosse in Danville has prepared a Raptor starter package. Gear can also be purchased at Dick's Sporting Goods or Sports Basement. Also, resale gear is posted on our website under GEAR SWAP/SHOP/EXCHANGE 

Season

  • Late January through May
  • Pre-season practices start late January, with 2-3 practices per week
  • Once games begin (February for boys and March for girls), practices drop to twice per week and are 60-90 minutes based on the age level
  • Games are Friday evening, Saturday and/or Sunday, with schedules announced by NCJLA in early February
  • Teams play 10 to 18 games per season depending on age level
  • Games last 60-90 minutes based on age level 
  • Most 12U & 14U games are within one hour's drive time from San Ramon. 8U & 10U stay primarily in the 680 corridor

Important Dates

  • Mandatory Parent & Coaches meeting:  January 9, 2019. Time and location TBA

Practice and Home Game Fields

  • Practices:  Tiffany Roberts Turf Field and Windemere Ranch MS (subject to change). Practice days/times/locations will be announced in January after the city has given us our allotted field time and the coaches have chosen their slots. We will not have any information before then.
  • Home Games: Tiffany Roberts Turf Field, Rancho San Ramon Turf Field and Windemere Ranch MS (subject to change)

Lacrosse is a contact sport, but not an impact sport

  • Girls:  ages 8U – 12U NO contact or checking; 14U stick check only
  • Boys:  age 8U NO contact; age 10U stick check only; age 12U body & stick check; age 14U full contact

Waitlist Policy (full policy at raptorlax.org)

  • Once a team reaches capacity your child will be put on a waitlist. When enough players have registered to form another team, your child will be removed from the waitlist and placed on a team. 

Refund Policy

• Before November 1, 2018: 

           o Full refund of club fees less a $40 administration fee for any requests prior to November 1, 2018

• November 1 – 15, 2018 

    o Medical related requests: Full refund of registration fees, less a $40 administration fee  

     o Non-medical requests:  50% refund of registration fees, less a $40 administration fee 

• November 16 – December 1, 2018 

     o Medical related requests: Full refund of registration fees, less a $40 administration fee 

     o Non-medical requests: No refunds

• After December 1, 2018: No refunds

 

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