Equipment Review

Box Lacrosse Equipment

Players

All players are required to wear helmet and face-mask, protective gloves, shoulder and arm pads, and a back/kidney pad, all which must be approved for lacrosse as specified in the CLA Safety and Equipment Policy.

Goalkeepers

are required to wear CLA approved helmet and face-mask and throat guard, chest, shoulder and arm pads, gloves, pants, leg guards and shoes.

Lacrosse Stick

A player’s stick shall measure not more than 46”, nor less than 40” in overall length, and not more than 8”, nor less than 4 1⁄2” in width. The measurement for width is to be inside frame measurement. Note: In Pee Wee and all lower divisions, the minimum length of the stick shall be 34”. The goalkeeper’s stick may be of any desired length, but shall not be over 15” in width.

Men’s Field Lacrosse Equipment

Players

All players are required to wear protective gloves, suitable boots or shoes and a protective helmet equipped with a face-mask and a chinstrap which must be properly fastened on both sides.

Goalkeepers

The special equipment worn by the goalkeeper shall not exceed standard equipment so far as shin guards, throat guards and chest protectors are concerned.

Lacrosse Stick

The stick shall be of an overall length either 40” to 42” – attack and middie stick – OR – 52” to 72” defense stick (“big stick”). The goalkeeper’s stick may be up to 15” inside measurement, the goalkeeper’s stick may be any desired length.