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Armstrong Cooper Youth Lacrosse operates two lacrosse seasons.
  • Spring Field Lacrosse - Apr 1 - Jun 4
  • Summer Field Lacrosse - Jun 5 - Jul 30

Our programs are for players that live in or attend school in Robbinsdale school district.
If you are from a different location, please contact us to obtain a non-community waiver.

2023-2024 AGE GUIDELINES

To choose the program your player is eligible to play, find their birth date in the date ranges below. 

age level
Date of Birth From
date of birth to
2022/23 grade level
8U PROGRAM 9/1/2015 8/31/2017 1ST OR 2ND
10U PROGRAM 9/1/2013 8/31/2015 3RD OR 4TH
12U PROGRAM 9/1/2011 8/31/2013 5TH OR 6TH
14U PROGRAM 9/1/2009 8/31/2011 7TH OR 8TH

 


KEY DATES FOR 8U girls

SPRING/SUMMER SEASON

This year will be a combined spring/summer league.  Not all dates have been finalized.

  • Practices start May 1 and end June 30
  • 1-2 practices per week (Mon - Thu)
  • Weather and field availability taken into account
  • 3 jamboree game dates
  • A scrimmage may be added
Required Equipment
8U Registration Fees:
  • Spring/Summer Combo 8U - $225 (Register before Feb 15 and get a $50 discount)
  • Uniforms: Pinnies are provided
  • A $30 US Lacrosse membership is required to register

KEY DATES FOR SPRING

Practices
  • Start the week of April 3
  • Weather and field availability taken into account
Games
  • Start in mid-April
  • 10U: 6 games played, 3 home and 3 away
  • 12U & 14U: 8 games played, 4 home and 4 away
  • Games could require travel outside of the metro area; an overnight stay may be needed
  • A scrimmage may be added

Practices and games will be held up to 3 days a week (10U) or 4 days a week (12U/14U), any day of the week, including weekends. 

Tournaments

Two weekend tournaments:

  • Tentatively May 21-22
  • End of season State tourney: June 3th-4th in Orono
Required Equipment
Teams
  • If two teams are needed at 12U, teams are made in a draft style with coaches and girls VP, based on girls experience and ability
  • If two teams are needed at 14U, one will be an A team and one will be a B team.  Evaluations will be done by outside evaluators.
  • We may combine with other associations in our area to form full teams.

10U - 14U Registration Fees

Register before Tuesday, Feb 15 and get $25 off the Spring season and $50 off Spring/Summer combo season fees listed below.

  • Spring Only 10U - $265
  • Spring Only 12U - $315
  • Spring/Summer Combo 10U - $455
  • Spring/Summer Combo 12U - $555
  • Uniforms: $66 (new players or existing players needing to change sizes)
  • 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

Practices
  • Start the week of June 6th
  • No practices around July 4th
Games
  • Start approx the third week of June
  • 10U: 6 games played, 3 home and 3 away
  • 12U & 14U: 8 games played, 4 home and 4 away
  • Games could require travel outside of the metro area; an overnight stay may be needed
  • A scrimmage may be added
  • No games around July 4th

Practices and games will be up to 3 days a week (10U) or 4 days a week (12U/14U), Monday-Thursday. Summer lacrosse is a
family-friendly sport, only one tournament involves weekend play.

Tournament
  • End of season state tourney: July 29th-31st in Maple Grove
Required Equipment
Teams
  • If two teams are needed at 12U, teams are made in a draft style with coaches and girls VP, based on girls experience and ability.
  • If two teams are needed at 14U, one will be an A team and one will be a B team.  Evaluations will be done by outside evaluators.
  • We may combine with other associations in our area to form full teams.
Registration Fees:
  • Summer Only 10U - $265
  • Summer Only 12U - $315
  • Uniforms - $66 (New players or existing players needing to increase skirt 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.