2019 training

Interested in officiating girls lacrosse?

Join us Feb 2, 9am at Park Tudor school in Indianapolis for training! Email indianawlaxofficials@gmail.com for more information

New USL rules for 2019

New USL rules including self-starts and a penalty area. Check it out:

Rule supplement:


USL new HS rules:


USL new youth rules:


Self-start FAQ:


How to use arbiter

How to use arbiter – starting up

You should have received an autogenerated email from arbitersports to join our group and create an account (if you don’t have one).
– follow the steps to create your account (if you are on a mobile device, select full/desktop view) you have to pay for the mobile view (which is worth the $5 if you want to regularly use it on your phone)
1) in the top right, select your name (official) and click to view the dropdown menu, then select the blue official next to INGLA
2) select profile and update your contact information – address and phone number, then click save. If you like, upload a photo, it is helpful — your zipcode is required because you are assigned based on the distance from the field
3) then click blocks – please set a block for anytime you are UNAVAILABLE to officiate (school, practice, games, work, social plans, etc)
—– on the blocks page, check INGLA on the left side of the screen
—– under action (on the left, below groups), select the type of block you want to create: block all day, block part day, or clear blocks
—– if you selected block part day, adjust the time range as desired (in the middle)
—– now just click the dates on the calendar that you are busy
 —– alternatively, you may also use the date range (next to the time range), select the appropriate dates, action (type of block – part day or all day), and check the days of the week you would like to block (for example, this would allow you to block every Tuesday from 2pm-9pm) and then press APPLY.
 —– if you would like to clear blocks, do the same and select the action clear blocks
 4) finally, go to the main page and click ready to be assigned

2018 Rules Interp & training

Saturday was a productive day with our Annual Rules Interpretation meeting with coaches & officials, training for new officials, and 3-person mechanics. Thanks to all for such a great turnout!

We trained 38 new officials and 23 returning officials – it should be a great season #growthegame

If you missed out seeing the sphere demonstration or want to borrow it to show your teams, contact Sheena.

Thanks to everyone that made the day such a success.

Spring 2018 – girl’s lacrosse training dates for officials

Classroom training dates for new officials:

– Feb. 3 in Indianapolis

– Feb. 11 in Fort Wayne

– Mar. 9 in Evansville

On-field training and rating, for new and returning officials:

– Feb. 27 and Mar 1 in Indianapolis

– Mar. 10 and 11 in Evansville

– email to schedule other dates and locations

3-person officiating mechanics

– Feb 3 in Indianapolis

– Feb. 13 in Evansville

With questions or to register for training, email indianawlaxofficials@gmail.com

Become an Official!

Welcome! View the links on the sidebar to learn more about officiating girl’s lacrosse.

If you have any questions view the contacts page or the below card and send us a message.

Become an official for girl’s lacrosse

  • Officials needed for middle school and high school girl’s lacrosse in Indiana
  • No experience necessary
  • Start to finish training provided
  • Why officiate?
    • You have the best seat in the house
    • Get paid to workout
    • Fastest growing sport in the US
    • Flexible schedule – set your own availability

Job Description to Officiate Girl’s Lacrosse:

  • We are looking for dedicated and committed people willing to learn to officiate middle school and high school girl’s lacrosse. As an official for girl’s lacrosse of, you have the best seat in house for the fastest growing sport in the US, you are paid to workout, you can set your own schedule, and the compensation is excellent. As a spring sport, it is an ideal sport for basketball, soccer, football, and other sport officials to begin.
  • Responsibilities
    • Officiate girl’s lacrosse
    • Conduct yourself professionally
    • Maintain safety during the game
    • Requirements
    • No knowledge of the sport is required (previous
    • knowledge is a bonus)
    • Previous experience officiating is desired (but not a
    • requirement)
    • Complete a training program and become a rated official
    • Physical fitness, must be able to jog and sprint to keep up
    • with the play of the game
    • Must have personal transportation
    • Must be a high school sophomore or older
  • Logistics
    • Season runs from mid March – the end of May
    • Compensation: $25 – $75 per game
    • Games are 40 – 50 minutes
    • (generally takes 1.5 – 2 hours per game)