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Officials Development Program Clinics

Our clinics serve everyone...

Whether you are brand new to officiating, a less experienced official or an official looking to reach your maximum potential to take the next step in your career, our developmental clinics are designed to help you achieve your goal.

Level 1 Clinics

The Level 1 curriculum is classroom based and designed to teach all aspects of becoming a lacrosse official. You will acquire the foundation of knowledge pertaining to the rules, penalties, positioning, mechanics and game management.

DateSiteCity, StateRegistration Link
 No Level 1 clinics currently scheduled  


USA Lacrosse College Player Academy (CPOA) - Level 1 Clinics

USA Lacrosse in conjunction with the IWLCA is offering a new officials clinic for current and recent women’s lacrosse college players. Participants experience hands-on training activities as well as field training on live games. Upon completion of the clinic, along with the Rules and Penalties Online Course and annual exam and professional development course, the participants will be USA Lacrosse Certified Officials.          

This clinic is the first step in developing your skills as a girls' lacrosse official and will set you up for success if you choose to move up and work higher level games.           

The registration fee will cover the classroom and on-field training and evaluation/rating. Lunch will be provided at the all day on-field session. You are responsible for your travel and lodging.           

DateEvent / SiteCity, StateRegistration Link
June 1Summer ClassicBel Air, MDClick Here
June 1Lax by the SeaNew Egypt, NJClick Here
June 8IWLCA Southeast CupRaleigh, NCClick Here
June 15IWLCA Champions CupBoyds, MDClick Here
June 15Lax for the CureNew Egypt, NJClick Here
June 29IWLCA New England CupAmherst, Mass.Click Here

Level 2 Clinics

This clinic offers experienced officials a deeper training in two person positioning and mechanics, as well as a greater understanding of rules application, penalty administration and game management.               

DateSiteCity, StateRegistration Link
 No Level 2 clinics currently scheduled  


Level 3 Clinics

The clinic focuses on learning and refining skills in three-person positioning and mechanics, as well as continued development in areas of communication, teamwork and game management for a higher level game.

DateSiteCity, StateRegistration Link
July 12- 14Officials Development Men's Laredo 3 ClinicColorado Springs, COClick Here


ODP Presenter Application

USA Lacrosse is expanding our official’s development program with new interactive training sessions and topics. These new sessions will be under an hour long and provide specific learning opportunities. Examples of possible sessions would be “Shooting Space and Three Seconds”, “Effective Communication with Sidelines”, “Managing Dangerous Play”, or “Preparing for your season”.

We are actively seeking topic ideas and new presenters/trainers as we build out this program.

If you have a topic idea and/or are interested in becoming a presenter, please click the red “Presenter Application” button and complete the application form.

Presenter Application