Officiating Women's Lacrosse

2017 ALA women's field lacrosse exam

ALA is currently recruiting new field lacrosse officials. If you think that you have what it takes, why not take take the test?  We recommend that you read through the International Women's Lacrosse Rules first and the ALA Womens Rule Variations.


ALA Women's Rule Variations


women's official pathway

The ALA is committed to facilitating the ongoing development of officials. Please see outline for the pathway for women's lacrosse officials below:

Officials W Career Pathway May 2017 1

Legal sticks and pockets

All sticks and pockets used in National events (Senior, U18 and U15) MUST be FIL approved. It is also strongly recommended that Member Associations endorse FIL approved sticks only in junior competition U15 and above and all senior competition.

An updated list of FIL women's approved crosses and pockets can be found at: Approved Women's Crosses.