Junior Officials Training

Junior Officials Training is generally completed in February and March of the spring lacrosse season and involves the following steps:

  • Classroom Training
  • On Field Mentoring
  • Online Classes via Zoom
  • Passing the Officials Rules Exam


If your club interested in hosting a classroom session please email oregonyouthlacrosse.president@gmail.com. Our plan is to host 7 sessions and these are being booked on a first come, first served basis.

Eligibility

Junior Officials must at least be in High School. Adults interested in officiating may also register for and complete this training.

Costs

Base Cost $40

Whistle and Penalty Flag Package $10 (required for all first year officials)

Classroom Training

Classroom Sessions

2/11 EPL (Tentative)

2/12 Canby (10a-2p @ Canby HS)

2/18 or 2/19 Summit

3/5 Lake Oswego

3/11 Sunset (9a-1p @ Sunset Athletic Club)

Officials must attend one of these sessions unless they been a licensed official for two or more seasons and may a reserve a seat for one of these sessions when they register to become an official.

On Field Mentoring

This is required for all youth officials. Please contact your clubs scheduler to arrange your On Field Mentoring Session. Clubs in need of scheduling on field mentoring sessions should email Bob weyer <oyl.ref.coordinator@gmail.com>.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do all officials need to attend the online classes regardless of their level of experience?

Yes.

Do all officials need to be mentored on the field regardless of their level of experience?

Yes.

Do all officials need to attend the classroom training regardless of their level of experience?

Officials who have more than two years of experience may opt out of the classroom training, although it is strongly recommended for all.

Do all officials need to purchase their own uniforms, whistles and penalty flags?

Yes. When registering for training officials may purchase a penalty flag and whistle from us for an additional $10 fee. A standard striped officials shirt is also required.

I have questions about officiating. Who should I contact?

Send an email to Robert Weyer <oyl.ref.coordinator@gmail.com> and he will get back to you ASAP.

My club wants to host a classroom session. Who should I contact?

Send an email to David Sanford <oregonyouthlacrosse.president@gmail.com> and he will get back to you ASAP.

2023 Training

We hope to open registration on January 15, 2023. Please review all the information on this page before registering.

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