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2022 CONNY/USLAX Rules and Divisions


All players (boys and girls) will be registered according to CONNY Birthday ranges:

    CONNY Division   Team Grade         US Lacrosse Age Designation                  Birthday Range - Born:
    Senior                    8th                      U14                                                           03/01/07 - 06/30/08
    Senior                    7th                      U13                                                           07/01/08 - 06/30/09
    Junior                     6th                      U12                                                          07/01/09 - 06/30/10
    Junior                     5th                      U11                                                          07/01/10 - 06/30/11
    Lightning                4th                    U10                                                           07/01/11 - 06/30/12
    Lightning                3rd                    U09                                                           07/01/12 - 06/30/13
    Bantam                  K-2nd                U08 & U06                                                 07/01/13 - 06/30/14
      Players born before their grade's oldest birthday must play up on the next oldest grade team. 
      8th graders born before March 1, 2005 may petition to play with their grade, and except in extraordinary
            circumstances, such a petition should be granted.
      Players born after their grade's youngest birthday have the option to play with their grade or with the next
            lower grade.



These guidelines follow those set by US Lacrosse and are designed for the safety of all players on the field.  The GYLA Board of Directors and Coaches support this ruling.  All players register in their appropriate age bracket based on their birthdates.