SSG Lacrosse – Fall Classic



November 3-4, 2018

South County Park
800 20th Ave. SW
Vero Beach, Fla. 32962

Boys High School
Boys High School B2
U10 7X7
U8 7X7
Girls High School A
Girls High School B
Girls Middle School
Girls Lower School



Entry Requirements
All players are required to fill out a Player Registration Waiver


  • 2 – 22-minute running halves all games will start and end on a horn.
  • 2 Minute halftime, 4 minutes Between Games
  • Overtime will be decided with a Braveheart 2 Field Players and a Goalie (Championship Games will have 10-minute sudden victory overtime, each team will be allowed 1 timeout. if no team scores we will go to a Braveheart)
  • Each team is guaranteed four games.
  • Divisions are Determined by US Lacrosse age guidelines.  However, in Limited circumstance, the tournament directors may grant an exception depending on the situation. Our goal is to ensure fairness in all levels of play.
  • Players can only play on one team.
  • Teams that leave the tournament early not completing their game will not be invited back to the Sunshine State Games unless it is agreed upon by both opponents.
  • The tournament Reserves the right to shorten games, extend games, or cancel games due to inclement weather or injury.

Seeding and Tie Breakers

The playoff format will be determined based on the number of entries per division.

Seeding will be determined by Record, Head to Head, Goals against, then Goals for. An exception may apply in a 3-way tiebreaker.  Please refer the Tie Breaker Explained in detail page

Game Rules and Penalties

1 – 1-minute timeout per half, (no timeout in the last 2 minutes of the game)

Penalties are 1.5 of the infraction time. The timeout can be called; penalty time will stop but the game clock will continue.

U9 – Penalties will be a fast break, Max 54″ long poles are allowed. 10 v 10 format

There is a 6 goal mercy rule.  The losing team has the option to receive the ball after a goal or continue to face off.

Rules Specific to Girls

Middle School division follow USL rules pertaining to U13 and U15 rules. Modified checking only- checking only when entire crosse is below shoulder level. The check must be in a downward direction away from the body (major foul). No checking above the shoulder.

Mouth guards and Protective Eyewear Is Mandatory For All Players

Protective headgear Optional

Rules for the Divisions playing 7 V 7 formats

For 7 v 7 games: Onside is in effect – 2 Attack, 2 Middies, 2 Defense, 1 Goalie

Penalties will not be timed served but the offending player will be subbed out and the other team will be given a 3 v 2 fast break with the other middies trailing 5 yards behind.

A game-ending tied is decided by a 3 v 3 Braveheart (2 field players and a goalie), which begins immediately after regulation time with a faceoff.   No substitutions will be allowed during a Braveheart.   Championship games will go to a 7 v 7 sudden death overtime, each team will be awarded one time out.

Each period begins with a faceoff. Wing middies must be positioned to the left of their faceoff man, at the intersection of the sideline and the midline. Defensemen and attackmen must remain behind the goal line extended until the referee’s signal possession. The goalie must remain in the crease area until possession is signaled.

General Rules

Flagrant disrespect toward an official, player, or coach may result in ejection from the game and possibly the tournament. Tournament ejections will be at the discretion of the tournament directors.  This rule applies to spectators as well.

Spectators must remain outside of the team areas and off of the fields

Please clean up your bench area after.

Player Waivers

Every player must submit a completed waiver to participate. Waivers can be filled out online by selecting the Waivers Tab.


Click here to register for the Sunshine States Lacrosse Fall Classic.


Sports Director
Bo Lamon

FSF Staff
OJ Hill