Somers will once again be hosting our Fall Ball Lacrosse League with one game each weekend on Saturdays. The League is for Girls and Boys, Junior level teams (grades 5/6) and Senior level teams (grades 7/8). The season starts the second weekend of September and runs through last weekend of October (ending with a fun Halloween round robin jamboree). All games will be played in Somers at the Somers School Complex. Below are more details. Hope you can play with us!
If you are interested in entering a team to play this Fall, here are the deadline dates:
•Aug 24 - Email Team Information to Enter Your Team (age level, team name, coach name/contact)
EMAIL: Vinnie Carra: Vcarra23@gmail.com
•Sept 1 - Team Payment Due to Somers Lacrosse, $475 per team
Saturdays: September 7th, 21st and 28th. October 5th and 19th
End of season Jamboree: Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th
LEAGUE FEE - $475 Per Team
Fee covers officials, fields and lining, and participation in the end-of-season Halloween jamboree. No online registration, please email us to “register” and then send your team payment.
Payment Due: Sept. 1
Check payable to: Somers Lacrosse Association
Mail to: Vinnie Carra, 35 Wells Rd, Somers, CT 06071
*if you have multiple teams or boys and girls teams, you can send one check – please note the teams you are paying for with your check
GAME FORMAT / RULES
Games will be played for 55 minutes (50 min playing time, 5 min halftime) in 10v10 format. If teams are short, coaches can make adjustments and play smaller formats such as 9v9 or 7v7.
Juniors and Senior teams will follow modified checking and US Lacrosse Rules; we’ll follow grade based rather than U-based for Fall. Players can play up, but not down.
Fields are grass and located at Somers Middle School (back field) at 1 Vision Blvd and behind Somers Firehouse (back field) on Ninth District Rd.
NOCSAE balls will be provided the first day but it will be helpful if coaches have a couple extras on hand during the season just in case.
This league is not an elite, high level competition league. It is an opportunity for kids to play lacrosse once a week and is designed to help players of all skill levels keep a stick in hand and improve game skills. It is also a light schedule (once game per week) to reduce interference with other Fall sports.
by: Shawn McDowell
The CVYL playoffs were a great success. We're looking for good photos to use in the upcoming season. Please post and share photos and videos you feel that captures the moment to https://www.facebook.com/CVYL.org There were lots of young men there giving it their all with their team mates. Many great games with good weather.
Thank you to all the coaches and volunteers who made this possible.
Please pass this and some good luck on to all Junior and Senior coaches.
The brackets will be updated as results come in.