Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

1. Does my child need to be of a certain playing level to participate?

  • Our programs online show the level of skill necessary to attend. While most programs are open to all experience levels, some are only open to intermediate and advanced players. Please be sure your child is of the appropriate ability before registering them into an AWL program.
    • Beginner – player has never played a full Spring lacrosse season on a team
    • Intermediate – player has 1 to 3 years of lacrosse play on a Spring team
    • Advanced – player has 4 or more years of lacrosse play on a Spring team.  This is a player who plays throughout the year.

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 2. What are the cut-offs for US Lacrosse ages?

Season from 1-Sep-17 thru 31-Aug-18 Age Group NCJLA Bracket Grade Affiliation Grad Year (GY) Bracket Grad Year
Birthdate from 1-Sep-10 thru 31-Aug-11 U7 U8 1st GY28+ 2029
Birthdate from 1-Sep-09 thru 31-Aug-10 U8 U8 2nd GY28+ 2028
Birthdate from 1-Sep-08 thru 31-Aug-09 U9 U10 3rd GY26+ 2027
Birthdate from 1-Sep-07 thru 31-Aug-08 U10 U10 4th GY26+ 2026
Birthdate from 1-Sep-06 thru 31-Aug-07 U11 U12 5th GY24+ 2025
Birthdate from 1-Sep-05 thru 31-Aug-06 U12 U12 6th GY24+ 2024
Birthdate from 1-Sep-04 thru 31-Aug-05 U13 U14 7th GY22+ 2023
Birthdate from 1-Sep-03 thru 31-Aug-04 U14 U14 8th GY22+ 2022
Birthdate from 1-Sep-02 thru 31-Aug-03 U15 JV 9th GY20+ 2021
Birthdate from 1-Sep-01 thru 31-Aug-02 U16 JV 10th GY20+ 2020
Birthdate from 1-Sep-00 thru 31-Aug-01 U17 JV/Var 11th GY18+ 2019
Birthdate from 1-Sep-99 thru 31-Aug-00 U18 Var 12th GY18+ 2018
Birthdate from 1-Sep-98 thru 31-Aug-99 U19 Var 12th/PG GY18+ 2018

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 3. What are the All West Lacrosse Tournament ages?

  • U8 (or 1st & 2nd Grade)
  • U10 (or 3rd & 4th Grade)
  • U12 (or 5th & 6th Grade)
  • U14 (or 7th & 8th Grade)
  • U16 (or 9th & 10th Grade)
  • U18 (or 11th & 12th Grade)
  • For example: If you are in 5th Grade and do not qualify for the U12 age division per NCJLA/US Lacrosse regulations (due to birthdate cut offs) you can still play the U12 division.  This rule is applicable in all divisions
  • Players are permitted to play up one age division. Players are NOT permitted to play down an age division for any reason
  • 2017 High School graduates are eligible to play in the U18 Division. Players who have played in college during the 2017 season are ineligible

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4. How do I register?

  • Online  – go to the Programs & “Find a Program” for a full list of offerings. You can filter by Gender or Season – then click the Location/Grade/Program link you want (in blue i.e. Mill Valley) and it will take you to the individual program page.
    • Scroll down & click the blue ‘Register Now’ button at the bottom or side of the screen (depending on your browser).
    • You’ll be taken to LeagueApps our third party registration and credit card processing service for easy, fast, and safe online registration and payment.
    • If you are a new user, you’ll need to create your own personal account, but it’s easy – just fill out the fields & you’re set!
  • Once you are successfully registered, you will receive an e-mail confirmation.  Remember to check the Program and FAQs page for details on what to bring/weather policies /credit/refund policies etc.
  • A reminder email will go out 1-2 days before the program starts
  • If you are having trouble registering online, please contact admin@allwestlax.com or call 1.800.980.WEST

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5. How do I pay?

  • By credit card when you register online or through PayPal
  • A portion of the program’s fee will be considered a Non-Refundable Deposit. This amount varies by program and can be found under the ‘Program  Details’ section of individual Program pages
  • Processing fees are non-refundable
  • Payment by credit card is required for all phone-in registrations
  • Payment by check must be accompanied by a completed Registration Form (see Question 1 under ‘What to Bring’ section below) and be mailed at least 10 days prior to the start date of any program.
  • All checks should be made payable to “All West Lacrosse” and mailed to All West Lacrosse at PO Box 5094, Novato, CA 94948
  • Checks cannot be accepted at Summer Camps

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6. What is a ‘Drop In’?

  • ‘Drop In’ means you are attending a single session or attending on a sporadic basis during Spring/Fall/Winter sessions. If you know you can’t make all the dates in a program, then ‘dropping in’ might be the best fit for you
  • Drop in fees are indicated under the ‘Program Details’ section on individual Program pages
  • You cannot pay or register online for a drop in yourself. To pre-arrange a drop-in, please contact admin@allwestlax.com
  • If you plan to drop in and do not pre-arrange it, please ensure you fill out and bring the downloadable forms available under Question 1 in the “What to Bring” section below. You will need to contact the admin at 1.800.980.9378 to make payment arrangements before you go to your Drop In session.

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7. What is a ‘Walk Up’?

  • ‘Walk up’ means you have not registered prior to the start of the program and you are ‘walking up’ the first day of a program
  • This means you’ll need to fill out the downloadable forms (see Question 1 in ‘What to Bring’ section below) and bring payment by cash/check*/credit card to the event or contact the admin at 1.800.980.9378 to make payment arrangements. *Checks are not accepted at summer camp.
  • Walk up registrations incur an additional $25 administrative fee

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