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Horsham Girls Lacrosse Club Registration

SPRING SEASON 2020

PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING

Players must be a  RESIDENT of the Hatboro-Horsham School District, North Penn School District, or neighboring township that does not offer a recreational girls lacrosse program. 

*** HGLC can no longer take players from the Central Bucks School District or other areas where there is an established girls lacrosse community program.  We must comply with the Philadelphia Area Girls Lacrosse Association rules.***

This will affect ONLY NEW families looking to register.  Please do not register as a new player if you reside in a school district outside of Hatboro-Horsham or North Penn.  HGLC will refund your registration fee less a $30 processing fee.

NEW POLICY FOR 2020:  ALL players in grades 5/6 and 7/8 will be required to attend at least 1 evaluation practice which will be held in either January or February.  All players will have the opportunity to practice in the winter months in an indoor format, as well as fun lacrosse opportunites to build lasting friendships.  Although optional, we highly encourage all players to attend winter practice to learn skills that all players in 5th through 8th grade we be putting into action next season.  Players will be learning to execute the new rules for the 2020 season.

BE AWARE THAT THERE ARE TWO STEPS FOR REGISTRATION AND YOU WILL BE MAKING TWO PAYMENTS; US Lacrosse Membership and HGLC Registration.

STEP ONE:  $30 US LACROSSE Annual Membership Renewal Fee or New Member Fee - needs to be valid through June 1st, 2020.  This is REQUIRED for all players registered with Horsham Girls Lacrosse Club and is non-refundable through our club, you must contact US Lacrosse for a refund if needed.  After the US Lacrosse Payment you will return to the Horsham Girls Lacrosse Website and continue for club registration (step two).

STEP TWO:   HGLC (Horsham Girls Lacrosse Club) Registration.
After registering with Horsham Girls Lacrosse Club successfully, you will receive a confirmation email.
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION FROM HGLC, YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED.

 REFUND POLICY:  HGLC registration fee less a $30.00 processing fee before March 1, 2020 for all grades.  For 5-8 grades: If you decide to withdrawal your player after the 5/6A and 7/8A team roster announcements, and this date falls after March 1, 2020, the refund will be the HGLC registration fee less a $50 processing fee.  Please contact us immediatley if your daughter can no longer play for the club. Contact via email:  Horshamgirlslax@gmail.com

See below to get started.  Select the grade level for your player.  A description of what to expect will be posted for each level.

 

2020 HGLC Little Laxers (GRADES 1/2) Registration

First and Second Grade Registration

PARENTS:  We are currently in need of coaches for the 1st and 2nd Grade level. Please consider volunteering to help out to give our Little Laxers a successful lacrosse season. 

Spaces are limited according to the volunteers we have on the field - please note that there may be a waitlist.

This instructional program introduces the game of lacrosse to our youngest players in a fun and safe environment. Players will learn how to cradle, catch, throw and do groundball pickups. In a few short weeks, they will learn offensive and defensive positioning, rules of the game and playing as a team.  The 1/2s play 8v8 on a small field.

The Season runs from late March to mid May.  This year we will be introducing winter practices to introduce new players to the sport and work on specific skills for those return players.

Practices are held one to two nights a week in Carpenter Park (practice nights will be determined by the coaches and weather permitting). There will be 4 to 5 Saturday or Sunday game days, usually in the afternoons that consist of 3 or 4 - 20 minute games in a round robin format.

Uniform: Reversible Game Pinnie included with registration.  Please have your player wear black bottoms (shorts, leggings or sweats) on game days.

GEAR:  Your player will be required to have a Womens Lacrosse Stick, solid colored mouthguard (no white or clear), ASTM 3077 approved eyewear (goggles) and a water bottle for every practice and game.  Cleats are preferred but not required.

Good age to start lacrosse.

 

Base Cost: $110.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 01/31/2020

Open to: Girls

In Grades: 1 to 2 for 2019-20 School year

10 registrations 14 open positions.  

2020 HGLC 3/4 Spring Registration

Third and Fourth Grade Registration

PARENTS:  Please consider volunteering to help out as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach this season.  Our program depends on volunteers to keep us going!

 
This program will have two or three teams (depending on volunteer coaching staff and players) made up of a mixed group of third and fourth graders.  
 
The season runs from mid March to the end of May.  This year we will be introducing winter practices to introduce new players to the sport and work on specific skills for those return players.
 
PRACTICES:  3/4 practices are held one to two nights a week in Carpenter Park beginning mid March (practice nights will be determined by the coaching team and weather permitting).  
  
GAMES:  Each team will play about 5 season games on Saturday afternoons and participate in one Playday.  Most of the 3/4s play at 1:00pm or 3:00pm and are made up of 3 to 4 - 20 minute games in a round robin format. We play other township clubs and will be traveling locally as well as playing on our home field, Carpenter Park.
 
UNIFORM:  A Reversible Game Pinnie is included with registration.  Please have your player wear black bottoms (shorts, leggings or sweats) on game days.
 
GEAR:  Your player will be required to have a Womens Lacrosse Stick, solid colored mouthguard (no white or clear), ASTM 3077 approved eyewear (goggles) and a water bottle for every practice and game.  Cleats are preferred but not required. 
 
Play Description:
 
HGLC follows the PAGLA East rules and directives, which adopts most US Lacrosse rules and regulations.
 
Games use an 8v8 format with goalkeepers or shooting nets. Passing is encouraged before shooting. There is no checking at this level, the players are taught good body positioning to be rewarded the ball. The girls will work on developing their cradle, passing, shooting, catching and groundball pickups, as well as learning the rules of the game.  Progressing into positioning on the field for both offense and defense.  We encourage everyone to try the goalie position.
 
This is a good opportunity for new players to start.
 

Base Cost: $120.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 01/01/2020

Open to: Girls

In Grades: 3 to 4 for 2019-20 School year

10 registrations 14 open positions.  

2020 HGLC 5/6 Spring Registration

Fifth and Sixth Grade Registration

NOTE:  The 5/6 program is in need of coaching volunteers.  Please consider volunteering as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach for your daughters team.  The success of our club depends on volunteers.  Email Horshamgirlslax@gmail.com if you can coach.

This program will run two teams (if we have enough players).  There will be an A and B team based on skill level.  If your player wants to be considered for the A team, she must attend evalutions (dates to be announced) and committed to make most season practices and ALL games.

 
The Season runs from March to the end of May.  This year we will be introducing winter practices to introduce new players to the sport and work on specific skills for those return players.
 
PRACTICES AND GAMES:  The 5/6 practices are held one to two nights a week in Carpenter Park (practice nights will be determined by the coaches and weather permitting). 
Each team will play 6 to 8 regular season games and one Playday.  MOST games will be on Saturday mornings with a possible Friday night or Sunday afternoon game.

 

UNIFORMS:  Each player will be given a uniform for the season which consists of a reversible jersey and skirt. Uniforms will be collected at the end of the season. 

To ensure a prompt return of uniforms, a $100 deposit check will be collected when we hand out uniforms.  This is separate from registration.  Your coach will send out a notice when uniforms will be distributed.

Your check will be held until your players uniform is returned at the end of the season.  Please make every effort to RETURN the uniform promptly so our volunteers do not have to chase it down when the season is over. THANK YOU!

GEAR:  Your player will be required to have a Womens Lacrosse Stick, solid colored mouthguard (no white or clear), ASTM 3077 approved eyewear (goggles) and a water bottle for every practice and game.  Cleats are preferred but not required. 

Play Description:

HGLC follows the PAGLA East rules and directives, which adopts most US Lacrosse rules and regulations.

The players are on a full field and play 12v12 with goalies.  The 5/6 level follow the Modified Check Rule (checking below the shoulder only).  Good defensive body positioning is encouraged.

The 5/6s will focus on developing and improving fundamental skills and will learn offensive and defensive strategies, progressing to fine-tune the fundamentals and work together as a team on the field.

Please note that at this level player participation is strongly encouraged.
Coaches for both teams are committed to providing players with organized practices and count on a full roster for games. Player attendance is strongly recommended for the benefit of player and team improvement.

New players are encouraged to join.

Base Cost: $120.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 01/01/2020

Open to: Girls

In Grades: 5 to 6 for 2019-20 School year

9 registrations 27 open positions.  

2020 HGLC 7/8 SPRING Registration

Seventh and Eighth Grade Registration

Parents:  We are in need of coaching volunteers for this age group.  Please consider volunteering to be a Head Coach or Assistant Coach this season.  The success of our club depends on volunteers.  Please email horshamgirlslax@gmail.com if interested.

This program has two teams according to skill level of the players (A and B).  

If your player wants to be considered for the A team, she must attend at least one evalution and be committed to make most practices and all games.

Information:  The Season runs from March to the end of May.  This year we will be introducing winter practices to introduce new players to the sport and work on specific skills for those return players.

PRACTICES AND GAMES:  The 7/8 practices are held one to two nights a week in Carpenter Park (practice nights will be determined by the coaches and weather permitting). 

Each team will play 6 to 8 regular season games and one Playday.  MOST games will be on Saturday mornings with a possible Friday night or Sunday afternoon game.
 

UNIFORMS:  Each player will be given a uniform for the season which consists of a reversible jersey and skirt. Uniforms will be collected at the end of the season.

To ensure a prompt return of uniforms, a $100 deposit check will be collected when we hand out uniforms.  This is separate from registration.  Your coach will send out a notice when uniforms will be distributed.

Your check will be held until your players uniform is returned at the end of the season.  Please make every effort to RETURN the uniform promptly so our volunteers do not have to chase it down when the season is over.  THANK YOU! 

GEAR:  Your player will be required to have a Womens Lacrosse Stick, solid colored mouthguard (no white or clear), ASTM approved 3077 eyewear (goggles) and a water bottle for every practice and game.  Cleats are preferred but not required. 

Play Description:

HGLC follows the PAGLA East rules and directives, which adopts most US Lacrosse rules and regulations.

The players are on a full field of 12v12 with goalies and continues with the Modified Check Rule (checking below the shoulder).

The 7/8s will focus on improving fundamental skills and will learn offensive and defensive strategies, progressing to fine-tune the fundamentals, on and off ball movement and developing lacrosse IQ.


Please note that at this level player participation is strongly encouraged.
Coaches for both teams are committed to providing players with organized practices and count on a full roster for games. Player attendance is strongly recommended for the benefit of player and team improvement.


 

Base Cost: $130.00

Opened: 12/01/2019
Closes: 01/01/2020

Open to: Girls

In Grades: 7 to 8 for 2019-20 School year

15 registrations 21 open positions.