PGHBOXLAX session #1 has begun with very exciting action! The 30-second shot clock is a great addition that keeps the pace of play moving very quickly. HS, U15, U13 and U11 levels all receive expert instruction from our experienced coaches on new box techniques prior to each game.
See photos of the action below and look for "Box Goal of the Week" YouTube videos to be posted with links from our website. Click on links below to view the BGOTW videos:
PSL will again host IFL at Southpointe Fieldhouse on seven consecutive Saturdays beginning on November 7th and ending December 19th. IFL will have three sessions – 8AM-12PM, 12PM -4PM and 4PM-8PM – that will rotate weekly between age levels to minimize conflicts with other fall family activities and assist programs in attaining full rosters for all teams. As in past seasons, PIAA refs and certified EMT’s will be on-hand for all IFL games. IFL per team fee is $2200.00 (same as last year).
For U15 teams age-eligible HS freshmen are allowed and encouraged to play on U15 IFL team rosters.See age-eligibility chart from US LAcrosse for 2015/2016 season below:
Registration is open to all area school districts for teams at the U15, U13 and U11 levels. Confirmed school districts include: Peters Twp, USC, Canon-Macmillan, South Fayette, Mars and Moon.
Please contact your school program's lacrosse administrator directly to see if your team is planning to play IFL 2015!!
Registration for our upcoming box leagues is heating up with players from 14 area school districts signed up and ready to play! Box begins the week of September 21st - - registertoday!!
BOX lacrosse leagues will begin “under new management” at The Iceoplex at Southpointe during the week of September 21st. We heard your suggestions about improving the box leagues and are implementing exciting new aspects including: 30-second shot clocks, “real refs” (ALOA/PIAA-certified) and an EMT on-site for all games. We are also planning to add some new features to keep the teams competitive and the games fast-paced and exciting.
Here is the line-up of PGHBOXLAX leagues and activities:
U11/U9 Skills clinic – box and field skills will be taught by local coaches that have professional box and college field experience. Clinic will be held on Tuesdays from 5pm-6pm for seven consecutive weeks beginning September 22nd (ending Nov 3rd). Space will be limited – fee/player is $135 for the seven week program.
U11 box league – U11 box league will be played on seven consecutive Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm immediately following the U11/U9 skills clinic (Sept 22nd > Nov 3rd). $25 discount available for players that register in both the clinic and the U11 box league!
U13 and U15* box leagues – U13 box league games will be played on seven consecutive Mondays at 5pm and 6pm beginning September 21st (ending Nov 2nd) U15 box games will also be played on Mondays at 7pm and 8pm. Fee/player is $175 for the seven week season.
HS* box leagues – HS box league games will be played on six Wednesdays beginning Sept 23rd (skipping WED Sept 30th and ending Nov 4th) from 5pm-8pm. Fee/player is $155 for the six week season.
*-Age-eligible HS freshmen may play in the U15 (7 Mondays) and/or HS box leagues (6 Wednesdays). To be eligible for U15, HS freshmen must be born on or after 9/1/2000. A $25 discount will be given for HS freshmen players registering to play in both U15 and HS leagues.
- Mens’ box league– our adult league will be played on seven consecutive Tuesday nights from 8-9pm beginning Sept 22nd (ending Nov 3rd). Fee/player is $175 for the seven week season.
All PGHBOXLAX league open teams are limited to 15 runners and one goalie. Families may request for their players to play on teams together and we will do our best to accommodate all teaming/carpool requests. Our goal is to field evenly-talented teams to ensure competitive play each week. Box goalie equipment will be provided. Modified Box rules will apply with 6 v 6 play. No cross-checking or boarding. Games are two 24-minute running time halves. One game per team per night. Players must wear full equipment including athletic cup, mouth guard - rib pads and bicep pads are optional but encouraged. Iceoplex surface will be "sport court" through October 21st and then will be converted to turf for the remainder of the winter and for all PGHBOXLAX sessions through Feb 2016.