Parents, Coaches & Players

In addition to be individually insured through US Lacrosse Membership, attendees benefit by knowing what to expect from each event. Because Sanctioned Tournaments have met a set of operational and safety standards, they can guarantee a consistent playing environment.This allows the participants to focus on their experience and enjoying the game.

Event Operators

Insurance

  • General liability and accident insurance through RPS Bollinger (on the condition that the event operator, all players and head coaches are active US Lacrosse Members)
  • To view more on the US Lacrosse Insurance program, click here

Marketing

  • Ability to differentiate the tournament within the current marketplace by recieving recognition from the national governing body of the sport
  • Event information on the US Lacrosse Webpage including event logo, dates, location, and website link
  • Announcement of each event upon obtaining sanctioned status (2016 and 2017)
  • Inclusion in two full paged Sanctioned Tournament advertisements in Lacrosse Magazine
  • Where applicable, coverage of event through various US Lacrosse media properties
  • Opportunity to advertised with Lacrosse Magazine and LaxMagazine.com at a discounted rate
  • Rights to use the US Lacrosse Sanctioned Tournament logo (all materials and usage must be approved by US Lacrosse)
  • Targeted emails to member coaches and program leaders
  • Inclusion of event listing in selected editions of coach, program leader, and chapter newsletters

US Lacrosse Staff Experience

  • Select US Lacrosse Event staff will be available for sanctioned tournament operators to use as a resource for planning, scheduling, venue contract consultation, and other related event questions
  • Special access to a sanctioning resource website with over 40 documents to assist with event organization and administration
  • Option to augment tournament with US Lacrosse Coaching and Officials Education Programs

Membership Verification

  • If not already available to you, US Lacrosse will work to incorporate the electronic membership verification into the tournament registration system
  • US Lacrosse can also manually perform a membership check against all rosters and coaches (pending tournament director meets time and date requirements)
  • US Lacrosse will, to the best of its ability, provide a US Lacrosse staff member to verify membership
  • Age verification for all participants as early as 2017

Certified US Lacrosse Officials

  • Access to local assignor contacts and assistance where needed with recruitment of officials for events
  • Supplement US Lacrosse sanctioned events with Officials Education Clinics and Training