REGISTRATION: The 2020 Boys & Girls Spring Lacrosse Season registration is now open and will run until February 15th, 2020.
COST: Hereford Rec Lacrosse is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Registration fees cover the fixed-costs associated with running our programs: equipment, field rentals, insurance, league & referee fees, and administrative expenses. $75 for Scoops & Spirit age groups. $150 for all other age groups. The registration fee DOES NOT cover uniforms and possible end-of-season events or tournament play.
SEASON: March 1, 2020 – June 15, 2020.
LOCATION: Practices & home games are held at Hereford Middle School, Hereford High School, Genesee Valley and US Lacrosse Headquarters.
PROGRAM: The Hereford REC Lacrosse program offers teams for boys and girls of all skill abilities, aged 3 through 15 years old.
Scoops: Co-Ed clinic program for girls and boys ages 3-4. No equipment necessary. Program follows US Lacrosse LADM curriculum designed to introduce skills through simple games. *Season runs April 1st – June 1st. Sparks Elementary School location. Stick & t-shirt provided.
Spirit: Clinic programs for girls and boys ages 5-6. (Six-year olds that have played Spirit lacrosse for two year are encouraged to play in the In-House TYKER or PIXIE league this year.) One practice a week and one in-house game a week played on Saturdays at Hereford Middle School. Full equipment required. A uniform and stick are provided to all participants. *Season runs April 1st – June 1st.
Pixie: 1st Grade girls only. Two practices a week and one in-house game a week played on Saturdays at Genesee Valley.
Tyker In-House: Tyker boys only. All participants are evaluated in early March. The tentative date is March 1st at Reisterstown Sportsplex, 401 Mitchell Drive, Reisterstown, MD. Times, TBD. Players will then be divided into equal teams to play in an “in-house” league format. Two practices and 1-2 games a week against other Hereford in-house teams. All games and practices held at Genesee Valley. Possible 1-3 additional games against other area in-house rec programs may be scheduled during the season. Six-year olds that have played lacrosse less than 2 years should play in the SPIRIT program this year.
Tyker, Lightning, Midget & Junior: All boys and girls teams will practice twice a week and have 1-2 games a week. These teams will compete against surrounding programs in the MYLA league. All players are guaranteed a spot on a team.
Competitive Teams: Tyker & Lightning players have the opportunity to tryout for the most competitive team at their age group. These teams will either enter in MYLA's "A" or "B" rec league divisions. If registration numbers permit, evaluations for top Midget & Junior teams will also be held the first week of March. All other competitive team evaluations will take place in February at Four Seasons Complex, 2710 Hampstead-Mexico Road, Hampstead, MD. (See schedule below.) You will be asked during registration if your child is interested in being evaluated for a competitive team. Players should attend both evaluation sessions if possible. Players that are not interested in playing on an "A" or “B” division team do not need to attend the competitive team evaluations
Competitive Team Evaluation Schedule:
BOYS TYKER Competitive Team Tryouts
Saturday, February 1st 3:00-4:30 PM
Sunday, February 16th 2:00-3:00 PM
GIRLS TYKER Competitive Team Tryouts
Sunday, February 2nd 1:30-3:00 PM
Sunday, February 16th 4:00-5:00 PM
BOYS LIGHTNING Competitive Team Tryouts
Saturday, February 1st 4:30-6:00 PM
Sunday, February 16th 3:00-4:00 PM
GIRLS LIGHTNING Competitive Team Tryouts
Sunday, February 2nd 3:00-4:30 PM
Sunday, February 16th 4:00-5:00 PM
UNIFORMS: The uniforms for boys and girls are the same as last year. Players that need a new uniform MUST order and pay for a uniform at the time of registration. Please make sure your player’s uniform from last year is located and still fits prior to registering. NOTE: Scoops & Spirit players are provided a uniform.
EQUIPMENT: All Spirit, Tyker, Lightning, Midget & Junior players must provide their own equipment. Boys must have a helmet with chin strap, mouth guard, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves and a boy’s stick. Girls must have a mouth guard, approved eye protection and a girl’s stick. NOTE: Spirit players are provided a stick. Scoop players are provided a stick and do not need any other equipment.
COACHES: If you would like to be a Head Coach or an Assistant Coach for the spring season, please register with our “Coach Registration Program” on our website.
REFUND POLICY: Registration cancelations will be refunded prior to March 1, 2019. An administrative fee of $30 will be assessed ($15 for Spirit & Scoops program). Refunds after the start of the spring season will be granted on a case-by-case basis.
MORE INFO: Program questions should be directed to Mike Bennett, Boys Commissioner, (
) or Lovena Miller (
) and Kristyn Lipka (
), Girls Commissioners.
REGISTER at www.herefordlacrosse.org
Because of our affiliation with HZRPC, you will be asked to consent to their medical waiver. You will need your child's medical insurance information to complete this registration.
Please monitor the website and your email for any important updates and schedule changes.
If you have an issue with your registration, please contact Sue Bowen at
Hereford REC Lacrosse