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Introducing the Girls YBL!

Box Lacrosse is played by hundreds of girls all across Canada, and can be played on both a cement or turf surface inside an arena.


The Girls YBL will begin its inaugural season in the spring of 2014 with (2) age divisions:

U13: Born on or after 9/1/2000

U11: Born on or after 9/1/2002


Do you play field lacrosse or hockey? If so, then you're going to love playing box lacrosse in the newly formed Girls Youth Box League in spring of 2014. Box lacrosse is played indoors in an arena setting, and features faster gameplay than field lacrosse, and allows for more physical contact like in hockey, but with added equipment for player safety.

Concussion Guidelines

Please read the concussion guidelines below.  If you have any questions regarding these guidelines, contact Ross Chicantek at 651-726-1712 or youthboxleague@mnswarm.com


In 2014, the YBL will become the only league in the country that offers Boys and Girls the opportunity to play REAL BOX LACROSSE! The YBL is currently the largest youth box lacrosse league in the country with over 1,200 particpants.

  • Features and benefits to the Girls YBL in 2014 include:
    • A more physical gameplay will be implemented to the rulebook.​
    • To ensure player safety, a list of necessary equipment is listed below. Custom Swarm-themed Bicep & Kidney pads courtesy of Under Armour will be made available to YBL participants at a discounted price.
    • Girls are allowd to use Boys Sticks that feature a deeper pocket
    • We have partnered with Under Armour and Boddam goalie equipment (NLL approved gear) to offer YBL participants discounted lacrosse gear!
    • 20% off ALL Boddam goalie equipment, click HERE.
    • Total price for bicep pads and kidney pads is $44.
    • Players will receive (1) custom long-sleeved box lacrosse jersey from Projoy (Same jerseys the pros wear!)
    • Each player will receive (1) YBL Girls helmet sticker.
    • Games will feature 30-second shot clocks
    • Teams will play (9) Regular Games from March - April
    • Players will receive (4) lower level ticket vouchers for the 2014 Swarm season ($192 Value!)

*Please note the discount on the Boddam goalie equipment will not appear until AFTER checkout


  • Registration for both teams and individuals begins on Friday, November 1, 2013.
  • Teams must be registered by Friday, January 17, 2014 to be GUARANTEED a jersey.
  • Final deadline for registration is Friday, February 14, 2014 at MIDNIGHT.
  • There will be a late registration period that starts on Friday, February 14, 2014. Teams who register late will be required to pay a late fee of $25 per player.


Teams with 12-16 players ($300 per player)

  • $3,600 per team with 12 players.
  • $3,900 per team with 13 players.
  • $4,200 per team with 14 players.
  • $4,500 per team with 15 players.
  • $4.800 per team with 16 players.

Teams with 17-20 players ($295 per player)

  • $5,015 per team with 17 players.
  • $5,310 per team with 18 players.
  • $5,605 per team with 19 players.
  • $5,900 per team with 20 players.

*All online registrations will add $2 plus 2.75% of the total cost for the Sport NGIN processing fee

  • $305 for individual registrations.
  • Box Lacrosse Association membership (required): cost is $40 for a one-year membership
  • Late registrations will be assessed a $25 fee per late player.

*Please check with your local assocaiton about the possibility of a team registration.  Associations would prefer to have you sign up through their registration links.


  • Each team must have at least one BLA certified coach on the bench at all times; may have up to four coaches on the bench.
  • Each team must have one coach that is certified. All coaches must be BLA members.
  • Coaches certification is $30 and the BLA membership is $40.
  • Coaches certification class will be announced at a later date.
  • The class will entail an education session about box lacrosse and the rules of the league.
  • Each coach will receive a certification card that is good for one year.

Membership: Box Lacrosse Association of America

All players and coaches in the Elite YBL will be required to have a Box Lacrosse Association (BLA) membership. Membership in the BLA allows all players and coaches to be fully insured to play and coach REAL BOX LACROSSE. Cost is $40 for a one-year BLA membership.

Benefits & Features of the BLA Membership:

  • Only association in the country that plays REAL BOX LACROSSE
  • All members receive a personal membership card
  • Parent & Coaches Handbooks
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Membership into the largest youth box lacrosse association in the country
  • Play like the Pros! The BLA rulebook is based off the National Lacrosse League and Canadian Lacrosse Association rulebooks
  • Ref Training & Certification: All BLA refs are trained to officiate Real Box Lacrosse
  • Coaches Training & Certification: All BLA coaches are trained and certified to coach a real box lacrosse team
  • Best insurance coverage in the country
  • BLA members will receive (1) helmet sticker.

Mandatory New Equipment

To order discounted Bicep and Kidney pads instructions are as follow

  1. Go to www.eastbayteamservices.com/teamstore
  3. Select Equipment and add to shopping cart
  4. Once shopping is complete, click checkout to complete order

Under Armor Kidney Pads


“Thermal Molded” technology allows for a ridicu- lously thin and ultra-tuff outer shell  Ultra thin design for less bulk and more flexibility  Adjustable straps for the perfect fit


Under Armor Bicep Pads


 “HeatGear” liner technology moves moisture away from skin

Dual density foam for solid protection

Adjustable straps allow for the perfect fit without tape




  • CSA approved hockey helmet and facemask or field lacrosse helmet
  • Shoulder pads
  • Slash/elbow guards
  • Box Lacrosse Rib/Kidney pads
  • Box Lacrosse Bicep pads
  • Lacrosse Stick 40"-46"
  • Box lacrosse head with pocket mesh (It is recommended that all participants purchase a head that is commonly used in Boys Lacrosse)


  • CSA approved hockey helmet and facemask or field lacrosse helmet with throat guard
  • Field lacrosse goalie stick also legal for play are the Warrior Walls, Gait Quads and wooden goalie sticks.
  • Uppers
  • Goal Pants
  • Shin Pads
  • Appropriate footwear and athletic attire