News and Announcements

It has been brought to the attention of the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) that the Under Armour Pro Box Lacrosse Cage Face Mask is being falsely advertised as being “CLA Approved” and claiming to “meet CSA standards”.

The CLA would like to clearly state that as of February 27, 2014 the Under Armour Pro Box Lacrosse Cage Face Mask is NOT CSA-approved and therefore is not legal for use per CLA policy 12.4.2. The CLA has confirmed that although Under Armour is in the process of obtaining CSA approval, there are a number of components missing and therefore the certification has not been granted.

The CLA does not approve facemasks for lacrosse. The CLA endorses facemasks that are approved by the CSA.

Additional Ice Breakers have been added for Novice, Tyke and Mini Tyke players!

Novice (2004 & 2005 born players)
• Feb 16 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Pearkes Fieldhouse (was previously announced)
• Feb 22 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Braefoot * weather permitting

Tyke (2006 & 2007 born players)
• Feb 16 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Pearkes Fieldhouse (was previously announced)
• Feb 22 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Braefoot * weather permitting


Mini Tyke (2008 & 2009 born players)
• Feb 22 – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Braefoot * weather permitting


Space is limited for all sessions so you must RSVP to Rauvy Dalep at vp3@saanichlacrosse.com to reserve a spot.

All sessions are open to all players in the division who are currently registered with Saanich Lacrosse.

Thanks,
Saanich Executive

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Ref Clinics

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Feb 8, 2014 10:26PM PST

Saanich Lacrosse

The BCLA has announced the box referee clinics for 2014. Anyone interested in registering for a lacrosse referee clinic please email Cameron Anderson ASAP. Cameron’s e-mail laxcrazy07@hotmail.com . The BCLA Referee Clinics run at the date/time and venue below but space is limited.

01 Sat Mar 2014 entry University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 9AM – 4PM
01 Sat Mar 2014 1 University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 9AM – 4PM
01 Sat Mar 2014 2 Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 10AM – 4PM
02 Sun Mar 2014 entry Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 9AM – 4PM
02 Sun Mar 2014 1 Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 9AM – 4PM
02 Sun Mar 2014 2 University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 10AM – 4PM
08 Sat Mar 2014 entry Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 9AM – 4PM
08 Sat Mar 2014 1 Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 9AM – 4PM
08 Sat Mar 2014 2 University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 10AM – 4PM
09 Sun Mar 2014 entry University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 9AM – 4PM
09 Sun Mar 2014 1 University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 9AM – 4PM
09 Sun Mar 2014 2 Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 10AM – 4PM
22 Sat Mar 2014 3-5 University of Victoria, Mckinnon Bld (150) Victoria 10AM – 4PM
12 Sat Apr 2014 3-5 Vancouver Island University, Bld 356 (240) Nanaimo 10AM – 4PM

Please provide Cameron with the following information for the person wishing to register for a referee clinic:

1. Previous refereeing experience? If so, what level?
2. Full name
3. Email address and phone number
4. Date of birth (need to confirm if you’re old enough to attend certain clinics)
5. Which clinic you would like to attend (give the date, location, etc.)
6. If you need a referee jersey and what size (they cost $25 dollars)

Thanks
Saanich Lacrosse

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Coaching Assignments for ‘A’ teams

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Feb 5, 2014 10:51PM PST

The Saanich Lacrosse Executive is pleased to announce that the coaching assignments for all ‘A’ level teams in our competitive divisions have been determined. The Executive wishes to thank and acknowledge all the qualified candidates that put their names forward, as there were multiple applicants across all divisions.

The focus of the Executive will now turn towards compiling additional coaching candidates for our ‘B’ and house level teams across all divisions. If you are interested in any of these spots, please contact either of the competitive division VP’s – Glen Manns or Rauvy Dalep or our Head Coach – Grant Pepper (all contact info available on the web site).

The head coaches for each divisional ‘A’ team are in the process of completing their full coaching roster for approval and all should be in place shortly.

We are excited to announce the following head coaches:

Novice – Dave Bremner
PeeWee – Ken Passfield
Bantam – Roy Banner
Midget – Ravi Dhillon

The season is fast approaching and if you have any questions as it nears, please do not hesitate to contact any of the Executive.

We are looking forward to a great 2014 season!

Thank you,
Saanich Lacrosse Executive

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Concussion Awareness Night

Posted by Saanich Lacrosse at Feb 4, 2014 7:55AM PST

UVIC Div of Medical Sciences will be holding a unique concussion awareness night in March (see attached poster) and would like to invite players, parents, coaches and managers from your association to attend the event. The goal is to educate these groups about concussions by providing expert points of view from athletic therapists, general practitioners, neurologists, neuropsychologists, and researchers as part of a fun and informative evening. We’ll also be making some announcements regarding enhanced accessibility to concussion assessment tools and ThinkFirst/Parachute at the event. We hope you can help us to advertise this event and look forward to seeing you there.

The document DMSC Heads Up was attached to this post.