The LA Lacrosse Leagues mission is to help teach life lessons to school aged children throughout Southern California via lacrosse and to promote and advance amateur youth lacrosse in a safe and sportsmanlike manner and to create a culture where leaders, c
Stick: Most sticks come in the same length 40-42 Inches for attackman and Middies. Long sticks are only for defensemen and Long Stick Middies, beginning in the 7th grade for LALL youth teams.
Gloves: look for gloves that cover well beyond the wrist. Hockey gloves are not recommended, as they are typically too stiff.
Helmet: Must be NOCSAE Certified.Cascade helmets are recommended. They are much more comfortable and many styles grow with the player.
Shoulder Pads: Look for pads that are adjustable and easy to put on and take off. A center breast protector is recommended.
Arm Pads: Look for pads that are adjustable adn provide total coverage when combined with the shoulder pads and gloves. Flexibility is also important.
Mouth Piece: Brightly colored and attached to the helmet, recommended.
Cleats:Rubber soled, soccer style or baseball style cleats.No metal spikes.
ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS AND PROTECTIVE CUPS soft or hard protection must be worn by Warrior and Lightning age levels and is highly recommended for Bantam level. Many other leagues have now made these items required equipment.
Rib Pads: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, particularly appropriate for attackmen and middies who work between defenders.
Some type of thin layer of protection under the pads - t-shirt, underarmor, etc.