Feb 152017
Clinic in Columbus on Sunday 2/19

The clinic will begin promptly at 9am.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in and collect training materials.  Parking is available on the North side of 13th Street, as highlighted in the picture below. A Google map of the location is here:  United Way Bartholomew County (map link)

Feb 112017

Fellow Officials, You may remember that your first year was an expensive one, what with all the gear and uniform requirements to do our job. That startup cost has kept many others from joining our ranks, so I would like to help out first-year officials by collecting and distributing gently-used equipment and uniforms that you […]

Feb 102017
University HS Clinic this Sunday 2/12

Please note that the clinic at UHS will begin at 9:00.  We are setting up in the building that houses their gymnasium, which is the closest to 116th street and to the east of the main entrance.  Please park your car in the lot that is accessible from the entry east of the main entrance. […]

Feb 022017

  Fellow officials, The NFHS has released a list of corrections to the 2017 rule book and provided some early interpretations, including items for over-and-back and faceoffs. These items will be covered in our training sessions, but you may want to look at the following files and mark your rule books as you prepare for […]

Jan 302017

Officials, Testing is available on the US Lacrosse Central Hub on Arbitersports.com When you login simply click US Lacrosse Central Hub on your page of different associations. At the top left of the central hub you’ll see the testing menu. Please remember you need to take both the NFHS and Youth rules exams. They are […]

Jan 092017

Officials, ILOA is pleased to announce we have five clinics around the state this season. As you know annual clinic attendance is a requirement for certification. Once you know which you plan to attend please register at the following link: http://www.inlaxref.org/training/training-class-schedule/ The link also lists the clinic info but let me summarize for you as […]

Jan 092017

The ILOA Training Committee is currently making arrangements for our Spring 2017 training sessions. Five clinics are currently scheduled, one in the North and 2 each in the South and Central regions.  We are attempting to add another in the Central region, but nothing is guaranteed at this point. Registration is live for all confirmed […]

Nov 232016

This past weekend, 9 ILOA members participated in a mini-LAREDO program during the Midwest Top 80 Showcase held at Grand Park.  The program, arranged by Paul Deinlein, was designed to enhance proficiency in 3-man mechanics, create better communication between officials during the game, and to fine tune all aspects for officiating. Officials were observed during […]

Nov 162016

ILOA Members, This is a reminder that the 2016 Ohio Machine Lacrosse Convention will be taking place on Saturday, December 3 in Dublin, Ohio (a NW suburb of Columbus). The convention runs from 8am – 4pm. There are 2 tracks for officials – a youth certification course, and an advanced track for current officials. The […]