Resources for Officials

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Did you know we have a Facebook page?

Join us for tips and fun postings throughout the season. Post your own pictures, share with your colleagues.   CWLOA Facebook Group

Girls’ lacrosse criteria for officials to be eligilble for playoffs in 2019:

1. US Lacrosse member
2. Pay dues to CWLOA and CHSAA
3. Attend 6 hours classroom training
4. Participate in on-field playday (we make exceptions to this for official who also do College games)
5. Attend Rules Interpretation meeting
6. Pass the online rules test (80% or higher)
7. Work at least 10 varsity matches. (based on availability we have at times made an exception to this but that would be last resort)

Women’s Officials Resources  from US Lacrosse

  • General Information (field diagram, etc.)
  • Clinic information & Applications
  • Rules, Manuals & Approved Interpretations
  • Ratings forms

Examples of Illegal and Legal Stringing (with Pictures) – this is a NCAA document but stringing is the same for US Lacrosse)

Training Resources for Officials


WCLA Rules and Information 

IWCLA Rules Presentation (From US Lacrosse Convention)


Go to the Arbiter NCAA site and to the COA




Updated 02/08/2017