Q:When is lacrosse season?
A: Lacrosse is a spring sport which is played from late March through early June.
Q:How are the teams divided?
A: Boys: Grades K-2/Lightning; Grades 2/3/4-Bantam (Grade 2 eligible for Bantam with Previous participation in Lightning program and league approval); Grades 5/6-Junior; Grades 7/8-Senior Girls: Grades K-2/Lightning; Grades 2/3/4-Bantam (Grade 2 eligible for Bantam with league approval); Grades 5/6-Junior; Grades 7/8-Senior
Travel is required within Connecticut and Massachusetts
Q:How much is boys lacrosse registration? A: $125.00/Bantam $125.00/Junior $125.00/Senior $75.00/Lightning ($25 is paid directly to US Lacrosse)
Q:How much is girls lacrosse registration?
A: $110.00/Bantam $110.00/Junior $110.00/Senior $75.00/Lightning ($25 is paid directly to US Lacrosse)
Q:What does my registration fee cover? A: The Boy's registration fee covers CVYL membership, referees, use of lacrosse helmet at Lghtning, Bantam and Jr. level, use of uniform, team equipment (goalie equipment, goals, nets, cones, balls, medical kits, etc.), membership to U.S. Lacrosse, insurance and tournament fees as well as coaches equipment and training.
The Girl's registration fee covers CVGYL membership, referees, use of uniform, team equipment (goalie equipment, goals, nets, cones, balls, medical kits, etc.), membership to U.S. Lacrosse, insurance and tournament fees as well as coaches equipment and training.
Q: How does our family register? A: Register online https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?n=72633&org=http:/www.vernonlax.org
Q: Why does registration for a Spring sport begin in the Fall? A: While it seems early, there are a number of items that must be completed by the end of January. VLA is required to notify CVYL & CVGYL exactly how many teams we will have so that they are included on the league schedules. VLA needs to register teams in tournaments and coordinate with the town for practice and game field time. Equipment and uniform purchases need to be made prior to the season and we need league numbers to determine what we order. VLA needs to gauge the number of coaches and assistant coaches that are needed.
Q:What is the deadline for registration? A: Registration deadline dates vary by team. Check info on registration page for registration closing date.
Q: Is there a late fee for registrations?
A: Yes, there is a $15.00 late fee for registrations received after 1/31 in the Bantam, JR. and SR. programs.
Q:Can I rent boys lacrosse equipment? A: VLA has a limited number of equipment packages available for rent on a first-come first-served basis for Bantam players. The packages cost $50/season and contain shoulder pads, arm pads and gloves.
Q: Can I rent girls lacrosse equipment?
A: VLA does not rent equipment for girls lacrosse. (Only equipment required is a stick, goggles and a mouth guard)
Q:What is VLA's Refund policy? A: VLA will refund your complete registration if cancelled by 2/1 ($25 US Lacrosse Fee is not included). VLA will refund your registration less a $25.00 cancelation fee if you cancel between 2/1 and 3/31. After the season has begun, no refunds will be made.
Q:How do parents keep abreast of what's going on? A: Check http://www.vernonlacrosse.org on a regular basis. When registering, make sure you provide your e-mail address and cell phone number to receive notices about the various team and league activities.
Q: Is there a mandatory fundraiser?
A: In order to help keep costs down VLA requires that each player participates in a fundraiser. Each player is required to sell 2 boxes of Munson's chocolates that cost $72.00 or pay a $40.00 buyout fee per player. Depending on needs of the league there may be other fundraisers.
Q: Can I volunteer? A: Vernon Lacrosse relies on volunteers to coach, manage teams and coordinate all aspects of the program. We welcome your input and time to make the program fun, challenging, and rewarding for the players.
Q: Any Further questions? A: You can email your question to .