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2018 YLM Championships 

2018 YLM Championships 

 

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2018 - YLM Fees

ASSOCIATION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Association Membership Fee - $500 per association.  Covers YLM administrative costs, including the website and webmaster. A $300 year-end refund is provided to each association that meets their full responsibility to provide association and team contact information, coach registration, CHILL Manager information and complete team rosters by July 2, 2018.

Association Team Fees: 

Pre-Season Jamborees - All Age Groups - $300/team. Provides up to 3 potential weekends of pre-season scrimmages for a total of 6 matches, one to two officials each scrimmage, RefPay, assigning fees.    

8U - team fees - $450/team.  Provides one to two officials per game, 6 game schedule, assigning fees, RefPay fees and year-end jamboree play. 

10U - team fees - $650/team.  Provides two officials per game, 8 game schedule, assigning fees, RefPay fees and year-end jamboree play.

12U-B & 14U-B team fees - $900/team.  Provides two officials per game, 10-game schedule,  playoff games, assigning fees, RefPay fees, EMT for home games and State Tournament

fees for qualified teams.   If Association is providing their own Certified Trainer or EMT for all home games, the team fee is $700.00

12U-A & 14U-A team fees - $1,000/team   Provides two officials per game, 10-game schedule, assigning fees, RefPay fees, EMT for home games and State Tournament fee.  If an Association is providing their own Certified Trainer or EMT for all home games, the team fee is $800.00.   

 


2018 SEASON CALENDAR

January 15, 2018 - Deadline for Association registration and dues ($500).

April 2, 2018 - Registration for pre-season jamborees opens.  Associations must provide the number of pre-season teams,  age & skill levels of those teams, and weekends or sites that they wish to participate.  

April 14, 2018 - Registration for summer lacrosse opens.  Associations to register teams and available fields. 

April 18, 2018 - Registration for preseason jamborees closes at 11:59pm.

April 22, 2018 - Coach &  Administrator Training. 
3600 Minnesota Dr. Edina, MN  55435 (lower level)
Coach training begins at 6:30pm; administrators begin at 7:15. 

April 23, 2018 - Announcement of sites and schedule  for preseason jamborees.

May 1, 2018 - Deadline to pay pre-season jamboree team fees ($300/team).

May 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 2018 - Pre-season jamboree weekends. Host sites are needed.

May 14 - Registration for YLM summer season closes at 11:59pm.  Team fees due.  YLM will not accept late team registrations.

May 18, 2018 - Coach and CHILL Manager registrations open.  Every Association is required to complete background checks on all coaches, certify that all coaches are compliant with Minnesota mandated concussion training, verify that all coaches are US Lacrosse members and that all Head Coaches have completed YLM certification training.

May 18, 2018 - Deadline to withdraw a team.

May 20, 2018 - YLM Town Hall with concurrent Coach &  Association Training in Bloomington, 6-8pm.

May 25, 2018 - Draft YLM schedule released to Association Administrators & District Directors for review.  Do NOT send or publish this draft schedule to your constituents.  ***Note that as of 5/23, the initial schedule is still being developed. An update will be sent shortly.  We are still working towards a May 28th publication date! ***

May 29, 2018 - YLM schedule made public. The first week of the season will be FIRM, but balance of schedule remains subject to change because of team withdrawals and officials' assignments. Check the schedule regularly throughout the YLM season.   

June 3, 2018 - Coach Training, 1:30-3:30 PM, Merriam Park Library, Meeting Room A, 1831 Marshall Ave., Saint Paul, MN  55104.

June 4 - 7th, 2018 - First week of YLM summer-league play. Games may be scheduled as early as Monday night (6/4).   

June 10, 2018 - Coach Training, 6 PM, Willy McCoy's Restaurant, 12450 Business Park Boulevard North, Champlin MN 55316 (go to the "Party Room" at the back of the restaurant).

June 10, 2018 - Coach Training, 4 PM, Stillwater High School, 5701 Stillwater Boulevard North, Oak Park Heights, MN 55082 (room TBA).

June 24, 2018 - Coach Training, 6:30 PM, Andover YMCA, 15200 Hanson Boulevard, Andover, MN  55304  (Conference Room B.) 

July 2, 2018 - Final rosters due with players’ name, jersey #, birth date & US Lacrosse #.  Every Coach, CHILL Manager and Team Manager’s name and cell # needs to be current on the YLM website to receive the full association refund (up to $300).

July 3 - 5th, 2018 - Blackout dates with no games.   

July 21 - 22nd, 2018 - U8 and U10 jamborees.  Sites to be determined.  Host sites are needed.

July 23 - 27th, 2018 - Statewide B level playoffs for U14 and U12. Host sites are needed.  

July 28 - 29th, 2018 - State Tournament pool play for all U14 and U12 teams. Sites to be determined.  Host sites are needed.  

YLM Town Halls

Next YLM Town Hall

Location and Date TBD 

 

Our periodic "Town Hall" events offer associations an opportunity learn more about upcoming YLM league and organizational events, provide input about league operation, and meet other association and YLM leaders.  We look forward to seeing you there.  If you have questions, please direct them to: youthlaxmn@gmail.com   

YLM Annual Meeting

YLM Annual Meeting

Anticipated Date: November 18, 2018

6:00-8:00 pm

Bloomington City Hall 
1800 West Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431-3027

Make sure a member of your board attends the YLM annual meeting so that you don't miss important YLM information and voting opportunities.  Each member association has one voting opportunity per motion, i.e., if multiple directors from your association attend the meeting, you will collectively cast only one vote per issue.  We look forward to seeing you all there.  If you have  any questions, please direct them to: youthlaxmn@gmail.com   


To sync team schedules on SportsEngine Sites with YLM website:

To sync team schedules on SportsEngine Sites with YLM website:

Acquire the schedule URL

  1. Open the YLM main page
  2. Navigate to your team page via the Schedules tab.
  3. Turn on Edit Mode in LH column
  4. Each team page has team calendar.  At the bottom, click the ICAL icon.
  5. Copy the URL
  6. Add to your Association Website via Calendars or Website Settings

Add VIA Calendars (required editing permissions for calendars)

  1. Open your Association Calendar or Team Calendar page and click into edit mode
  2. Click “ Add iCal Feed”
    1. On Team Calendars, it is found under the gear icon
    2. On General Calendars, it is found just above the month and will require selecting the appropriate tag
  3. Paste the URL into the appropriate field and Name the feed (e.g. 2017 YLM 8U_StPaul).
  4. Click "Add this feed”.
  5. The schedule should populate into the directed calendar. 

Add VIA Website Settings (requires Admin permissions)

  1. On your Association site, Select the Website Settings Tab, then iCal feeds
  2. Paste the URL into the appropriate field and Name the feed (e.g. 2017 YLM 8U_StPaul).
  3. Select the appropriate tag or tags for your calendar
  4. Click "Add this feed”.
  5. The schedule should populate into the directed calendar. 

Feeds can be edited (like changing tags) or deleted here.

2018 YLM Age Division Summary

Birth Dates Division Grade Field Players Goalie Off-Sides Pass Rule EMT
*Born 6/1/2003 - 8/31/2005 14U 7th-8th Full 10 v 10 yes yes none yes
Born 9/1/2005 - 8/31/2007 12U 5th-6th Full 10 v 10 yes yes none yes
Born 9/1/2007 - 8/31/2009 10U 3rd-4th Cross 7 v 7 yes yes 2 completed no
Born 9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011 8U 1st-2nd Cross 5 v 5 no no 3 attempts no

    *6/1 cut-off date is for current 8th graders only. Current 9th graders are not allowed to play on a 14U team in YLM.

    Main Contact

    YLM VP of Operations

    Phone:

    Youth Lacrosse of Minnesota

    The purpose of the YLM is to foster, promote and perpetuate the game of lacrosse for Minnesota’s youth.

    8U/10U Jamboree Registration is CLOSED

    End of Season Jamborees will be held on July 21st & July 22nd, 2018 at 4 sites across the metro area.   Sites are: Apple Valley, Elk River, Prior Lake and Stillwater.

    Each registered team will be scheduled for 3 games of 4 x 8 minute running time quarters.   All YLM rules pertaining to 8U and 10U play will be enforced.  All game fees were included in your YLM Team Registration

    This registration will close at 10PM on July 8, 2018 to provide adequate time to finalize schedules and assign officials.

    Register using the link below


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