LaxCon 2021: By the Numbers

Jan 07, 2021

We’re just over a week away from the 2021 US Lacrosse Convention — an all-virtual event that takes place Jan. 15-16. The new format will be a different experience for this annual staple, but we’re excited to bring the lacrosse community together in a different way to get ready for the season.

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New Research Provides Data on Women’s Headgear Use

Jan 07, 2021

Findings from a new research study measuring the effects of headgear in high school girls lacrosse indicate that headgear is associated with a reduction in the magnitude of overall impacts but not a change in the rate of impacts, how they occur, or how penalties were administered for impacts sustained during competition.

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SquadLocker Named as Official Partner of US Lacrosse NTDP

Jan 06, 2021

SquadLocker, a leading provider of online tools and services for teams and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing, has been named an official partner of the US Lacrosse National Team Development Program (NTDP). SquadLocker will be the “Official Apparel and Uniform Supplier” for the NTDP, including the USA Select teams.

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World Lacrosse Announces Dates for 2022 Women's World Championship

Jan 05, 2021

World Lacrosse announced today the new dates for the 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship, which now will be held June 29-July 9, 2022 in Towson, Md. on the campus of Towson University. As many as 30 national teams are expected to compete in the event.

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Six Simple Reasons Why Athletes Fail to Meet Their Goals

Jan 04, 2021

Without a plan for getting to the finish line, a young athlete is dreaming, not goal-setting. Keep these six barriers to success in mind as you help your young athletes set and work towards their goals.

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The Show Goes On: Virtual LaxCon Will Be Immersive Experience

Dec 30, 2020

Lacrosse enthusiasts from around the country — and the world — join in one of the largest celebrations our sport has to offer. For many, the US Lacrosse Convention serves as a launching pad for the lacrosse season. In 2021, US Lacrosse is bringing LaxCon to you in a virtual format.

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LaxCon Features Veteran and First-Time Presenters for Coaches

Dec 29, 2020

A strong mix of veteran presenters and first-time speakers at the US Lacrosse Convention will make for a great event. The all-virtual event takes place from Jan. 15-16, 2021.

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Gifts to US Lacrosse Tripled During Final Week of 2020

Dec 28, 2020

Motivated by an original matching grant, a generous donor has added another matching grant to triple all gifts made from now through Dec 31. Thanks to both matching donors, we can pass the game on and give a child the opportunity to play lacrosse in a safe environment while having fun.

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True Lacrosse Joins Boys’ Lineup at US Lacrosse Youth Nationals

Dec 28, 2020

True Lacrosse, one of the nation's largest club programs, will enter two teams at the US Lacrosse Youth Nationals — a premier event for boys' and girls' club teams in the 13U, 14U and 15U age divisions set to take place at DE Turn in Frederica, Del., from July 13-15, 2021.

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Officials Track at US Lacrosse Convention Aids in 2021 Training

Dec 23, 2020

The officials’ curriculum at the 2021 US Lacrosse Convention is geared to assist local lacrosse organizations train their officials for the upcoming season. The virtual sessions can be used to supplement local training efforts and replace in-person sessions that aren’t able to be held due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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