May 162016
 

NFHS Boys Lacrosse Q & A 5/16/16 Q: Team A has possession. Team B commits a foul and a flag is dropped under the slow whistle technique. If Team A is under a (a) 10 second count or (b) 20 second count, does this reset the count? A: (a) Yes. Team A has a new […]

Apr 282016
 

Officials, We’re over halfway through the season and I hope all is going well for you. Recently, the USL Certified Trainers received the 4th FAQ issued by the NFHS which helps clarify rules and mechanics. These are all available on the USL Central Hub on ArbiterSports, and I have added copies to our website on […]

Mar 162016
 

Officials, On behalf of the ILOA Board, welcome to the 2016 lacrosse season. Games are underway and we want you to be prepared and ready for the demands of the season. Please review the checklist below to make certain you’re ready to hit the field: RULES TEST – If you haven’t done so, you must […]

Mar 022016
 

Lots of scrimmages are scheduled for the Indianapolis area.  All ILOA members need to work at least one, and we recommend 2 for new officials.  Please contact the listed crew chief to let him know you will be attending.  Visit our scrimmage page by clicking <here>.

Feb 232016
 

Want to improve your officiating?  LAREDO is a great way to do it! Since the late 1980s, the LAREDO (LAcrosse REferee DevelOpment) program has provided training and professional development for lacrosse officials around the country. LAREDO clinics utilize regional lacrosse tournaments along with summer and fall lacrosse camps as sites for concentrated lacrosse officiating development. […]

Feb 232016
 

Completed exams for both NFHS rules and Youth rules are required for new and returning officials to be certified.  All officials must be certified to work games through ILOA.  These exams are administered by US Lacrosse through their Central Hub located on ArbiterSports.com. Here is how to find the exams and download a copy: Log […]

Feb 232016
 

Spring Certification Training dates and sites are now available for All Regions and the registration is open. For your convenience we have provided the option to pay for the clinic/membership by credit card (through PayPal), but because we must pay a service fee on those transactions, we have added $2.50 to the charge.  (Sorry – […]

Feb 172016
 
University HS Clinic this Sunday 2/21

Please note that the clinic at UHS will begin at 8:30.  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. […]

Aug 242015
 

Fellow ILOA members, I am pleased to announce that Clint Carter and Chris Purvis have been elected to the Association board of directors. The current board members and term expiration are as follows: Ryne Daley – North Region (2016) Paul Deinlein – At Large (2016) Jon Swain – Central Region (2017) Clay Worley – At […]

Apr 062015
 

Officials, 1. Make sure you confirm with a coach or team rep 2-3 days before each assigned game. This is the responsibility of the crew chief who should copy their crew. All contact info is available on arbiter and comes with the game reminder email. If there is an issue later it’s much easier for […]