Girls Lacrosse Rules Changes - 2017

By NFHS on November 22, 2016 lacrosse-girls Print

2-4-4: Stick checks may only be requested during a stoppage of the game clock.

2-4-4: Stick checks may be requested immediately following regulation or overtime.

2-7-2: Outlines changes to eyewear certification.

2-7-3: Outlines ASTM headgear certification.

5-2-3: Players below the restraining line on the draw may not cross until possession is established.

9-1-1: Players may not use their bodies to play the ball, except with a kicking action on a non-shooting attempt.

10-1-1: Looking to shoot (NOTE) has been eliminated from the Obstruction of Free Space criteria.

10-1-1 PENALTY NOTE: Penalty administration for dangerous shot and illegal shot shall be aligned with the ball being given to the closest defender.

Manufacturers Specifications: Secondary material has been further defined. Outlines changes to eyewear certification. (Appendix B)

Appendix C: Alternate Official duties are stated.