May 092017

ILOA would like to recognize Brian Johnson and Rob Fauth, who this past weekend worked a game for free, as thanks to University High School for allowing us to hold our certification clinic there. We have made similar arrangements with schools over the years in order to keep our association costs – and dues – […]

May 092017

All, There is some confusion on the following: 12U long poles. 10v10 full field is 4, 7v7 sideways or small field is 3. Penalty times for running clock. We DO NOT use time and half. Penalty time is based on how much of a game a player should miss. If it is a 1 minute […]

Apr 072017

As we get into the Youth season please take note of the following clarifications. 10U. Raking. If the player moves the ball in a backwards motion with the intent of then scooping the ball, it is withholding. Award the ball to the opposing team. If the player moves the ball in a sideways motion, attempting […]

Apr 032017

Officials, Please review the attached file, which includes 11 points of clarification on Federation rules. NFHS Q and A 2017-03-31

Feb 212017

Officials, This is going to be a fairly lengthy and blunt email. Please bear with me. Clinics We have one clinic remaining; Sunday March 5 in Fort Wayne. United Association, 2930 West Ludwig Rd. Fort Wayne, In. 46818 You MUST attend a clinic every season to be certified. This is a US Lacrosse requirement, not […]

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 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 […]