Ankle-Biters League

 
This Summer, the MLC will be hosting the first ever "Ankle-Biters" League.
 
The league is a hybrid format built off of the US Lacrosse Developoment guidelines to promote the game to young players from 6-10 (the ankle-biters!) 
Over 6 weeks, players in the Ankle-Biters League will get one group practice and one game per week, focusing on FUNdamentals and enjoying the game!
This league is open to new or experienced laxers of all genders, as long as they fall under the age guidelines below!


 
Session Dates: 

Dates have been moved to Fall 2020 because of COVID-19. Thanks and be safe!
League Divisions: 8U & 10U

Program Details

 

  • 8U Division

    • Boys and Girls

    • Born between September 2011 and August 2014

    • 4 teams, randomly assigned

    • Teams of 6-8

    • SJerseys provided, players need own equipment (hockey equipment is ok)

  • 10U Division

    • Boys and Girls​

    • Born between  September 2009 and August 2011

    • 4 teams, randomly assigned

    • Teams of 6-8

    • Jerseys provided, players need own equipment (hockey equipment is ok)

  • Cost

    • $150 for 12 hours of fun! 

Practice Format 
  • Located at Cottage Grove Ice Arena
  • 1 x 1 hour practice per week, split in to stations by age group
  • 6 coaches per practice​
Game Format 
  • Located at Health East Sports Center
  • 8U
    • Games are 1 hour, 4 x 12 minute quarters with 3 minute breaks​
    • Boys Lacrosse w/pads, helmet, sticks and balls
    • 5 x 5 mini-field with no goalies
    • 1 Coach per team & 1 ref per game
  • 10U
    • Games are 1 hour, 4 x 12 minute quarters with 3 minute breaks​
    • Regulation balls and sticks
    • Full pads and stick check rules
    • 6 x 6 medium-field with goalies
    • 1 Coach per team & 1 ref per game