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Congratulations to the 2019 YLM State Champions

Full Event results here:  Tourney Machine.

YLM State Tournament Roster Rules




EVERY team must submit a roster to the on-site YLM representative (likely located at the main field tent) prior to their first game of the Tournament on Saturday. The roster must include:

  1. Player Name
  2. Player Jersey #
  3. Player DOB
  4. All Coaches names

The current rosters on the YLM website and will be printed used for comparison to the roster you bring to the Tournament.



  1. ALL U-12B and U-14B must play the tournament with the same roster they had during playoffs.  They cannot add or substitute any players from other B-level teams from their Association for the tournament. 
  2. ANY 12U or 14U A team will be allowed to substitute a maximum of 3 players from their original roster due to injury or absenteeism.  This does not apply to suspensions.  Any team with a suspended player will need to play with one less player. 
  3. ANY substituted player will need to be highlighted on the tournament roster sheet.
  4. The tournament roster may not have any more players than are listed on the YLM roster.  NO ADDITIONS allowed.
  5. The substituted players may not come from a B team that has qualified for the tournament. They may only come from a B team that lost in playoffs and must be from the SAME ASSOCIATION as the A team they are joining.
  6. 12U may also pull up 10U players to fill the 3 roster substitutions. 
  7. Once that roster is submitted that will be your tournament roster.  NO ADDITIONAL substitutions will be allowed after your first game.
  8. A substituted player may NOT return during the tournament even if cleared by a physician to play.  Once they are off the roster, they are off for the tournament.
  9. EVERY team must have a YLM certified coach on the sidelines.  If it is determined that the only coach present is uncertified, that team will not be allowed to advance and it will result in automatic forfeit for the remainder of the tournament. 


2019 YLM Key Dates for Associations

February 15, 2019:  Deadline for Association registration and dues ($500). 

April 5, 2019:  Registration for pre-season jamborees opens on YLM website.  Associations to provide the number of pre-season teams, along with age groups, skill levels (A or B), and weekends that they want to participate. 

April 12, 2019:  Registration for pre-season jamborees closes; field and team registrations open for regular season.

April 26, 2019:  Schedule published for sites and dates for pre-season jamborees. Deadline to pay pre-season jamboree team fees ($300/team).

May 3, 2019:  Deadline to register teams for YLM regular season; team fees due.  YLM member associations voted at the 2018 annual meeting to hold firm this year to not accept any late team registrations.

May 10, 2019: Deadline to withdraw a team from regular season play. Coach and CHILL Manager registrations open on YLM website.  Associations must certify (1) that all coaches are compliant with Minnesota mandated concussion training; (2) that all coaches are US Lacrosse members (background checks will be provided for free through USL); and (3) that all head coaches have completed YLM coach training.

May 4-5, 11-12; 18-19, 2019: Pre-season jamboree weekends. Sites TBD; host sites needed.

May 13, 2019: Preliminary regular-season game schedule released to Association Administrators & District Directors for review. Do not send or publish this version to your constituents.

May 25, 2019 (Edited): Revised regular-season game schedule made public. The first week of the season will be FIRM, but the balance of the schedule remains subject to change as needed to accommodate dropped teams and officials' availability. Accordingly, it is critical that coaches, managers, and parents check the schedule regularly throughout the YLM season; YLM will not send notices of changes but will merely post changes to the teams' schedules.
June 3, 2019: Full schedule of regular-season games begins. Regular season runs through July 25.

June 21, 2019: Game reschedule and rain-out make-up date for June.

July 1, 2019: Final rosters due with players’ names, jersey numbers.  Player birth dates, and US Lacrosse numbers should be readily accessible to YLM staff upon request. 

Every Coach, CHILL Manager and Team Manager’s name and cell phone number needs to be current on the YLM website and coaches need to have completed the 2019 Coach/Manger Registraion in order for the association to receive the full refund (up to $300). 

July 3-5, 2019: Blackout dates; no games.

July 12, 2019: Game reschedule and rain-out make-up date for July. Games that are cancelled for any reason after this date might not be be made up due to constraints beyond YLM's control, e.g., field availability or officials' availability. 

July 27-28, 2019: U8 and U10 jamborees.  Sites TBD; host sites needed.

July 29 - August 1, 2019: Statewide B level playoffs for U14 and U12. Sites TBD; host sites needed.  

August 3-4, 2019: State Tournament pool play for all U14 and U12 teams. Sites TBD; host sites needed.

Contacting officials for last minute cancellations

If you need to contact officials for last minute cancellations.

You will find their contact information at this link.

2019 YLM Fees

Association Membership Fee: $500 per association, due February 15, 2019.  Must be paid in order for associations to register team for YLM preseason and regular-season play. This fee covers YLM administrative costs, including the website and webmaster. A $300 year-end refund will be provided to each association that fulfills its obligation to provide association and team-contact information, coach registration, CHILL Manager information, and complete team rosters by July 1, 2019.


Pre-Season Jamborees (all age segments):  $300/team. Provides up to 3 potential weekends of pre-season scrimmages for a total of 6 games, one to two officials each scrimmage, RefPay, assigning fees.

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

10U Regular-Season Team Fee: $700/team. Provides two officials per game, 8 game schedule, assigning fees, RefPay fees and year-end jamboree play.

12U-B and 14U-B Regular-Season Team Fees:  $700/team. Provides two officials per game, 10-game schedule, playoff games, assigning fees, RefPay fees and State Tournament fees for qualified teams.

12U-A and 14U-A Regular-Season Team Fees: $800/team. Provides two officials per game, 10-game schedule, assigning fees, RefPay fees and all State Tournament fees.

YLM Town Halls

Next YLM Town Hall


Our periodic "Town Hall" events offer associations an opportunity to learn more about upcoming YLM league and organizational events, provide input about league operations, and meet other association and YLM leaders. 

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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.

2019 YLM Age Division Summary

Birth Dates Division Grade Field Players Goalie Off-Sides Pass Rule EMT
6/1/2004* - 8/31/2006 14U 7th-8th Full 10 v 10 yes yes none yes
9/1/2006 - 8/31/2008 12U 5th-6th Full 10 v 10 yes yes none yes
9/1/2008 - 8/31/2010 10U 3rd-4th Cross 7 v 7 yes yes 2 completed no
9/1/2010 - 8/31/2012 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.

    To Add your Roster to the YLM Team Site

    NOTE: You must have edit permissions to your Association Website and the YLM Team site

    To add a Roster from a SportsEngine Site 

    While in edit mode on your Association Team Roster page, click the gear and create a widget.

    Navigate to your YLM Team Home page (this process will not work on the YLM Roster page – put it on your YLM Team Home page).  Add a page element and select Widget Page Element.  The widget you just created should be on the list.  Select it and it will populate  the roster from your Association page to your YLM Team Home page. 


    To add a roster from a non-SportsEngine Site

    Download the roster with player name and jersey number to a word or excel Document.

    Navigate to your YLM Team page.  Add a Document page element through which you can upload your roster file to your YLM Team Home page.



    YLM Mission:

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

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