For Youth Divisions (U10, U11, U12, U13 & U15): We will follow US Lacrosse Rules, unless modified herein.
For Youth Division (U9) we will pay a 7v7 modified formant
2021 SPRING VAIL LAX JAM TOURNAMENT RULES
COVID-19 protocols may change and will be updated and sent to Club/Team Contacts Separately.
No dogs are allowed on the turf in Edwards, not at all in Eagle. There is a path from the animal shelter that runs through the parking lot and along the road they could use in Eagle.
No eating food allowed on the turf (both locations).
Tents, etc. cannot be staked into the turf at either venue. Weights for tents should be <50lbs (typical Kwik Goal bag weight) so they don't leave an impression in the turf. It’s CO in the spring. Expect brisk wind at some point.
There is no parking on Miller Ranch Rd in Edwards--the residents there will call police. Funhaters.
Leave no Trace. See trash? Pick it up! Thank you!
TOURNAMENT RULES OVERVIEW
20 minute run time halves
1 time-out per game, clock doesn’t stop
No TO in last 2 minutes, No OT in pool play
OT in bracket play determined by braveheart
US Lacrosse Rules, NFHS rules, unless otherwise noted.
Tournament Director reserves the right of final say on all matters. Double rostering with players from other clubs is not permitted.
2020 Rule Changes
During flag down slow whistle, play now continues until;
Goal scored. Ball goes out of bound, Offense commits a foul. Second defensive foul. Defense gains possession. Injury. End of period.
Games start every 60-minutes and include 2 (two) 20 (twenty minute) running halves and a 3-minute half time. The time will be kept by an on field official or at the table.
Teams not ready to face off at game time and at the start of the second half will be assessed a 60-second delay of game penalty.
Game Clock will run unless an injury or official’s time out is called. Penalty clocks will stop during timeouts, injuries and official's time outs.
It is an unsportsmanlike conduct for a man-down team, to in any way delay the start of play after the ball goes out of bounds.
One 1-minute time out is allowed to each team per game. No timeouts under two minutes remaining. Official timeouts will stop the clock.
Games may end in a tie for pool play.
Championship games will end in braveheart.
Technical foul is 30 seconds; personal foul is 60 seconds. Unsportsmanlike conduct carries a mandatory 1-3 minute non-releasable penalty. If a player or coach has more than one of these in a game, it’s a mandatory ejection. Penalty will start when referee blows whistle to restart play.
Fouling Out: Any player who accumulates 4 personal fouls or 5 minutes in personal foul penalty time shall be disqualified from the game. A substitute for that player may enter the game when the disqualified player would have been permitted to re-enter had he not fouled out (US Lax 5-11).
Ejections - in the event a player or coach is ejected from a game, the referee’s, head referee and tournament director will meet to discuss future game penalty, if any.