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2020/21 AGE GUIDELINES

To choose the program your player is eligible to play, find their birth date in the date ranges below.  Note:  Your player may have aged up to a new age level as of 9/1.

AGE LEVEL
DATE OF BIRTH FROM
DATE OF BIRTH TO
2019/20 GRADE LEVEL
8U PROGRAM 9/1/2012 8/31/2014 1ST OR 2ND
10U PROGRAM 9/1/2010 8/31/2012 3RD OR 4TH
12U PROGRAM 9/1/2008 8/31/2010 5TH OR 6TH
14U PROGRAM 6/1/2006 8/31/2008 7TH OR 8TH

 

Armstrong Cooper Lacrosse operates 2 lacrosse seasons and a series of winter clinics in the off season.

  • Spring Field Lacrosse - (Apr 6  - May 23)
  • Summer Field Lacrosse - (May 24 - August 1)
  • Winter Skillz Dome Clinics - (January - February)

Summer Lacrosse is a family-friendly sport.  No weekend practices or games in June or July.  Only 1 or 2 tournaments involve weekend play.   

spring and summer registration is open!

Key Dates for Summer Season

Practices

  • Begin May 18 and run approximately 8 weeks
  • Weeks 1 - 3: 2 week day evening practices
  • Weeks 4 - 8: 1 week day evening practice
  • Practices are held within our school district fields
 Games
  • Starting the fourth week
  • 1  week day scrimmage with other associations 
 Equipment
  • Full gear is required for 8U.
  • Helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, mouth guard, protective cup and lacrosse stick.
  • Starter sets are available online or at local stores which include stick, shoulder pads, arm pads and gloves for approximately $100. You can save more money buying used at Play It Again Sports.
  • A jersey is required and can be purchased during registration ($30)
Registration Fees
  • Before April 12 - $50
  • Starting April 12 - $75
  • A $30 US Lacrosse membership is required to register
  • 8U is not eligible for the $100 New Player Discount.  Returning 8U players that have aged up to 10U are eligible for the New Player Discount.

Key Dates for Spring Season (Great Northern Lacrosse League)

Practices
  • Begins Apr 6 and runs through May 23
  • Early spring practices will be held at an indoor facility (Weather and field availability taken into account)
  • Outdoor practices are held within our school district fields
Games
  • 10U - 6 games, 12U & 14U - 8 - 10 games
  • Double headers either Sat or Sun
  • Games start April 18 and end May 23
Tournaments
  • TBD
SPRING REGISTRATION CLOSES OR GOES TO A WAIT LIST AS TEAMS MEET THEIR MAX ROSTER. 

Spring and Combo Season Registration Fees

Register before Feb 12 and get $25 off the Spring season and $50 off Spring/Summer combo season fees listed below.

  • 10U Spring Only - $165
  • 12U and 14U Spring Only - $215
  • 10U Spring/Summer Combo - $330
  • 12U and 14U Spring/Summer Combo - $430 
  • Uniform cost - $75 (New players or existing players needing to go up in shorts or jersey size)
  • A $30 US Lacrosse membership is required to register
  • New players are eligible for a $100 discount to help offset equipment costs. Contact the ACYLA President before you register to get your code.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Key Dates for Summer Season (Youth Lacrosse of Minnesota)

Practices
  • Weekdays from May 24 to Aug 6
  • No weekend practices
  • Practices are held within our school district fields
Games
  • Scheduled Monday through Thursday starting the week of June 3.
  • No weekend games are expected during the summer season (excluding 2 tournaments). 
  • U12 and U14 statewide B level playoffs, July 26 - 30
Tournaments
  • 12U & 14U - Summer Sizzle: Jul 16 - 18 (Centennial)*
  • 10U Jamboree: Jul 18 - 19
  • 12U State tournament: Jul 31 -  Aug 1
  • 14U State tournament Jul 24 - 25
SUMMER REGISTRATION CLOSES OR GOES TO A WAIT LIST AS TEAMS MEET THEIR MAX ROSTER. 
 

registration fees

 
  • 10U Summer Only - $215
  • 12U and 14U Summer Only - $265
  • Uniform cost - $75 (New players or existing players needing to go up in shorts or jersey size)
  • A $30 US Lacrosse membership is required to register
  • New players are eligible for a $100 discount to help offset equipment costs. Contact the ACYLA Treasurer before you register to get your code.