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League registration is on a first come, first serve basis! Leagues will sell out!

If you are a team organizer and you would like to setup a team, please contact Eileen Schlusberg –  eileen@ISPEventcenter.com  – or by phone at 973.895.4007 to have your team listed in our league or to get updates on players registered to date. Each team is required to designate at least one parent coach, or representative. The coach or representative will help ensure proper conduct and behavior of the team while in team rooms and on the sidelines.  This will also help facilitate communication between ISP and all teams.

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Day of Week/Dates Days Off Game Times Fees
Saturdays

12/2/17-3/3/18

12/30/17, 1/13/18, 2/17/18 Game Times: 9am, 10am $299/player

Girls 3/4 is played 7 v 7 with 6 players & a goalie on 1/2 a field

Girls 3/4 Lax League FAQ

Are there any incentives for organizers?

Absolutely! ISP recognizes the many hours of dedication involved in organizing a youth lacrosse team for the winter league. As a thank you to the designated team organizer, ISP has established the following program, with eligibility for same specifically governed by the following criteria (no exceptions – – so please do not ask).

  1. The league participant on each eligible team as per the below criteria as designated by the “organizer” shall play in the league at no charge. ISP shall assist the registrant to ensure that they are entered into the system and that no expense is incurred in this regard.
  2. The team must be registered in grades 3-8;
  3. Grades – 5th through 8th (Boys & Girls) —  teams with a roster size of 19 or more players brought in by the “organizer” are entitled to ONLY the 19th player registering free of charge – – teams with rosters that are smaller than 19 as established by the “organizer”, which ultimately have free agents or other players added to that roster, are not eligible;
  4. Grades 3rd & 4th (Boys and Girls) -teams must have a roster size of 12 or more players brought in by the “organizer” are entitled to ONLY the 12th player registering free of charge– teams with rosters that are small than 12 as established by the “organizer’, which ultimately have free agents or other players added to that roster, are not eligible.
  5.  Only 1 “organizer” qualifies for each team – – if there are multiple “organizers” the benefit listed in paragraph #1 will be split equally as determined by the “organizers.”
Are there any rules specific to the Girls 3rd/4th Grade League?

Yes!

Each team must ATTEMPT 2 passes prior to a shot. (The first pass may originate in the defensive end.  The goalie may be involved in the first pass but any subsequent pass back to the goalie do not count.)

How many players should we have on our team?

A minimum of 12 players is needed to enter as team and ensure that no individuals will be placed with your team. If your team has less than 12 Players, ISP may add players to your roster.

I am a team organizer/coach and I would like to register a team. What should I do?

If you are a team organizer and you would like to setup a team, please contact Eileen Schlusberg –  eileen@ISPEventcenter.com  – or by phone at 973.895.4007 to have your team listed in our league or to get updates on players registered to date. Each team is required to designate at least one parent coach, or representative. The coach or representative will help ensure proper conduct and behavior of the team while in team rooms and on the sidelines.  This will also help facilitate communication between ISP and all teams.

My team is not playing, can I register as an individual?

Absolutely! If your town/team is not registered to play at ISP but you would like to participate you will register as an individual player.  After registration has closed, ISP will assign you to a team who needs additional players.  Once assigned, you will be contacted by ISP with the name of your team.  If we are unable to assign you, we will let you know as soon as possible!

What are the rules for Indoor Lacrosse at ISP?

Clearing: The team with possession of the ball moving from its defensive zone to the attack half of the field. Teams have 20 seconds to move the ball out of the defensive half of the field (FOR HIGH SCHOOL ONLY) of the field. Failure to do so results in a delay of game infraction.

Delay of Game: Once the ball crosses the midfield line, the team in possession has 10 seconds to move the ball into the offensive quarter of the field. In the last two minutes of a game, the team with the lead must keep the ball in the offensive attack area.

Body Checking: No body checking whatsoever is permitted. Hitting, other than stick checking, is not permitted. Incidental contact, to the extent it occurs, is only allowed when an opponent has possession of the ball or is within five yards of a loose ball.

Stick Checking: If the opponent has the ball or is within five yards of a loose ball or a ball in flight, a player can check the opponent’s stick with his/her own stick.

CONTACT (Illegal) – Personal foul penalties of one to three minutes can be assessed for any of the following:

Spearing (Blocking or striking an opponent with the head.);

Slashing (Striking an opponent with the stick on the arms, shoulders, head or any part of the body except the gloved hand holding the stick. This call is made at the official’s discretion and is usually not called unless the act is deliberate or out of control.);

Cross Checking (Using the part of the handle between the hands to check or push an opponent.);

Tripping: (Obstructing an opponent below the knees).

TECHNICAL FOULS: Technical fouls, resulting in a 30-second suspension, are called for:

Interference: Any interference with or obstruction of a player running without the ball, except when that player is within five yards of a loose ball.

Holding: Grasping an opponent’s stick or any part of his body.

Pushing: Pushing an opponent with the ball from the rear.

Offside: When a team has fewer than three men in its attack half of the field, or fewer than four men in its defensive half, even when penalized.

Illegal Procedures: Checking the goalie’s stick when he has possession of the ball in the crease; an offensive player stepping in the crease; a defensive player with the ball running through the crease; touching the ball with the hand (only the goalie can do this).

Game Rules

FIGHTING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AND WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE, NONREFUNDABLE, DISMISSAL FROM THE LEAGUE. A PERSON FIGHTING SHALL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO LEGAL CONSEQUENCES AND ALL OTHER CONSEQUENCES AS SET FORTH IN INDOOR SPORTS PAVILION’S RULES AND REGULATIONS.

For any suspension or ejection not involving fighting during a game, the player will be ejected for the remainder of that game and the following game.

ANY UNDUE QUESTIONING OF AN OFFICIALS CALL WILL RESULT IN AN UNSPORTSMANLIKE PENALTY.

THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO CONTACT FIVE YARDS FROM THE SIDE AND END LINES.

ALL OTHER FIELD RULES APPLY, AS EXPLAINED BY THE REFEREES, INCLUDING:

– 20 SECOND RULE TO CLEAR THE BALL, AND SUBSEQUENT 10 SECOND RULE TO GET IT IN THE OFFENSIVE ZONE.

– NO CREASE DIVING

– MAXIMUM OF 4 LONG STICKS

– CLOSEST TO BALL WHEN IT GOES OUT OF BOUNDS FOLLOWING A SHOT WILL DETERMINE POSSESSION.

– NO SPITTING IS PERMITTED ON THE FIELDS. A FIRST VIOLATION SHALL RESULT IN AN AUTOMATIC EJECTION FROM THE FACILITY. NO EXCEPTIONS.

– EXCEPTING THE ADULT LEAGUES WHERE ONE SUDDEN VICTORY OVERTIME OF 2 MINUTES SHALL BE PLAYED, NO OVERTIME SHALL BE PLAYED TO DECIDE ANY REGULAR SEASON TIES DURING LEAGUE PLAY.

– TIES WILL BE DECIDED DURING PLAYOFFS OF ALL LEAGUES THROUGH SUDDEN VICTORY – – FIRST GOAL WINS.

– A SECOND ILLEGAL CHECKING OFFENSE BY A PLAYER (2 OFFENSES IN THE SAME GAME BY THE SAME PLAYER) IN VIOLATION OF INDOOR SPORTS PAVILION’S CONTACT RULES SHALL RESULT IN EJECTION FROM THAT GAME.

– NO MORE THAN 3 COACHES ON TEAM BENCH FOR ANY TEAM.

-1 TIME OUT PER HALF IS PERMITTED, HOWEVER NO TIMEOTS ARE PERMITTED IN THE LAST 5 MINUTES OF THE GAME.

– A MANDATORY 6 GOAL MERCY RULE IS IN EFFECT IN ALL NON-HIGH SCHOOL GAMES.

TIE BREAKERS: THE FIRST CRITERIA IS HEAD TO HEAD. IF HEAD TO HEAD GAMES DO NOT RESOLVE THE TIE BREAKER, THE SECOND CRITERIA IS FORFEITS. ANY TEAM THAT HAS FORFEITED LOSES THE TIE BREAKER. THE THIRD CRITERIA IS TOTAL GOALS ALLOWED THROUGHOUT THE ROUND ROBIN PORTION OF THE LEAGUE. THE FOURTH CRITERIA IS A COIN FLIP.

Any player that receives a 2nd penalty in a game for failing to follow ISP’s rules relative to contact shall be ejected from that game and may be suspended for future games (in the sole discretion of ISP management).

Any player that violates ISP’s rules relative to “zero tolerance” for fighting shall be ejected from the game and may be removed from the league or suspended from future games (in the sole discretion of ISP management).

What is the format of play for the Girls 3rd/4th Grade League?

7 vs. 7 Format (Includes GOALIE)

15 Minute Team Warm – UP / Practice

40 minute game (2 – 20 Minute Halves)

4 minute half time

There will be playoffs and a championship.

All teams will play all 10 weeks.

All teams must have a goalie and their own Goalie Equipment.

What is the weather cancellation policy?

ISP will make every effort to remain open so that all league games can be played.  If a cancellation, in the interest of safety, is necessary games cancelled due to inclement weather may not be rescheduled. All cancellations and closings will be posted on our website.

What is your refund policy?

ISP does not provide refunds for any reason. However, ISP is pleased to offer an insurance option through Registration Saver.

What time will I play each week?

Each team will play one game per week with the game time changing on a weekly basis. Schedules will be posted on our website.

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