2017 Girls Lacrosse 7 vs. 7 Tournament

The Schedule for ALL AGE Divisions is now posted in the Schedule, Info & Results Section on the top right hand side of the webpage.ed in the Schedule, Info & Results Section on the top right hand side of the webpage.

This year's Girls 7 vs. 7 LAX Tournament will be held on August 4th, 5th & 6th  and hosted by the City of New Britain and all games will be played at Veterans Memorial Stadium (Willowbrook Park).

  • 12U & 14U - Sat., August 5th. Game Times: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Scholastic & 19&Over - Sunday, August 6th. Game Times: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • The format for the tournament will be 7 v 7 and a ONE DAY committment per Age Group! 
    • The 7 players INCLUDES the goalie.
  • All Teams will receive 3 Game Guarantee in Round Robin / Pool Play Format.  

Committed Team List:

  • 12U (Junior):
    • ​Mystic Falcons, Pomperaug Youth, New Milford Youth, Trumbull Eagles, East Lyme, Guilford, Vernon, Ticks, Cheshire, RHAM Scramblers,
  • 14U (Intermediate):
    • ​SoConn Select, Mystic Falcons, Southington Spice, Pomperaug Youth, Trumbull Eagles, Trumbull Eagles II, Guilford, Bristol Blaze, Poseidon LAX, Cheshire, 
  • Scholastic (2018 HS Graduates & Younger):
    • LaxRox (Somers), Fitch Falcons, Southington Lady Knights, Tolland, Trumbull Eagles, Trumbull Eagles II, Guilford, Bristol LAX, Granby, Stratford, 
  • ​19 & Over (OPEN): 
    • Bristol LAX, West Hartford War Chiefs, Southington Summer LAX, 

Sport Details

  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are permitted in the possession of athletes.
  • Behavior on and off the competition field by any person’s associated with the "Games" must follow the highest standards.
  • Use of foul or abusive language constitutes a violation of the Code of Conduct.
  • All athletes must respect the decisions of the officials and umpires during and after competitions.  Any harassment will constitute a violation of the Code of Conduct.
  • Unruly behavior by spectators towards players, coaches, volunteers, and/or officials will not be tolerated.  Such behavior may result in the dismissal of the offending spectator from the competition site.
  • Any participant’s behavior deemed in violation of the Code of Conduct, as decided by the Nutmeg State Games administrative staff, subjects the competitor to expulsion from the "Games".
Age Division Roster Min/Max Age Cut Off  
10U Youth 10/14 Born 9/1/06 & Younger  
12U Junior 10/14 Born 9/1/04 & Younger  
14U Intermediate 10/14 Born 9/1/02 & Younger  
Scholastic Scholastic 10/14 2018 HS Graduates &Younger  
19 & Over Open 10/14 2017 Graduates & Older  

 

 

 

 

 

          AGE GROUPING REFERENCE TABLE. For play occurring between Sept. 01, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2017

The Nutmeg State Games cooperates with the United States Olympic Committee, Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association. All athletes must abide by the rules of their association, which may include restrictions on the number of athletes from the same school, or team that enter the Nutmeg State Games. All athletes should realize that each is responsible to make certain he/she is not in violation of existing rules and regulations. All athletes must be amateurs as defined by the Nutmeg State Games and/or a National Governing Body rules for their particular sport.

Coaches

C.I.A.C. Member school coaches may only coach or instruct member school athletes in the sport they coach during the school year according to the following parameters:

Girls Team Sports:
Out of Season

 

 

Boys Team Sports :
Out of Season

 

Basketball

3

 

Baseball

5

Field Hockey

6

 

Basketball

3

Lacrosse

6

 

Football

6

Soccer

6

 

Ice Hockey

3

Softball

5

 

Lacrosse

6

 

 

 

Soccer

6

In addition, C.I.A.C. coaches may not coach more than One (1) team in non-school out-of-season tournaments/camps/clinics unless the total number of athletes does not exceed the aforementioned minimum on the chart provided.

  • 10U and 12U: USL Modified Level B
  • 14U: USL Modified Level A
  • Scholastic: USL Official Rules
  • 19 & Over: NCAA rules with college level officials
     
  • Note to all divisions:
    • No Restraining Line!
      • Two (2) players and the Goal Keeper must stay on defensive half of the field at all times.
      • Two (2) players must stay on the offensive half of the field at all times.
         
  • In the event of inclement weather, the Nutmeg State Games Administration reserves the right to modify the schedule and all tournament rules in order to safely and fairly end the tournament successfully.

Roster Check-Ins

  • Prior to the first game of the tournament each team will be required to have their roster checked by the site director at that location.
  • Roster checks will be done at the same time of equipment checks with the game official present.
  • We ask each team to be at their field 15 minutes prior to the schedule start time of their game so that we may get through rosters efficiently without delaying the any games.
  • Each team must have each participant playing in the tournament with the proper proof of age available.
  • We ask that each team send in their proof of age prior to the start of the tournament. Coaches will need to have a copy of their complete roster and proof of age for all players with them for all games.
  • Players that arrive late to the tournament must be checked off by the site director prior to them entering the game.
  • If medal round games are a separate day than the first day of play roster checks will be completed prior to a team’s first medal round game.

Athletes will receive a Nutmeg State Games non-numbered souvenir t-shirt for all players on the roster. Teams will be allowed to wear their own (numbered) uniforms / jerseys for the tournament.  Each team will play a minimum of 3 games in a round robin / pool play format.

All coaches are responsible for assuring that all players are properly equipped.  Any player or coach ejected from a game may not participate in the team’s next game. (Reminder: Coaches ejected from the game must vacate the field area and the team must have a qualified, designated adult coach in order to continue.)  Teams are to provide their own practice balls.  Teams will be allowed a maximum of 14 players, two coaches and one scorekeeper for credentials and awards.

Field Size:

  • 45 Yards x 60 Yards

Game Length:

  • All Age Groups: (1) 25 Minute Game

  • Preliminary Rounds: Running Time.  Goalie clear after goal score. If there is a four (4) goal lead, trailing team will be awarded the ball at midfield. 

    • 10&U game play, the team scored upon will receive the ball at midfield after every goal - as per US Lacrosse rule.

  • No overtime for preliminary round games – games will end in a tie.

  • Medal Round Games:  Clock will Stop after Goals.  Play starts with Center Draw.

Timeouts:

There will be no timeouts, with exception of 10U (Each 10u team will be allowed ONE 60 second timeout per game).  Official may call a timeout for water breaks if necessary.

  • Any player whose age is challenged and the coach CANNOT produce proof of age, said player will be declared ineligible for that game or until proof of age can be produced!
  • Nutmeg State Games Coaches are required to have with them at all games the following information: full team roster & copies of proof of age for all players on the team’s roster.
  • Any player or coach ejected from a game may not participate in the remainder of the subsequent Nutmeg Tournament games.
  • Athletes who wish to play up in a division (play in an older age group than their age at the time of the tournament) will be allowed to do so. Athletes are not allowed to play down into a younger age group.
  • Teams are to provide/manage their own practice balls. Game balls will be provided by the Nutmeg State Games administration.
  • Teams will be allowed a maximum of 14 players, two coaches and one scorekeeper for credentials and awards

Tie-Breaker Information

Two-Team Ties: In the event of a two-way tie in the standings, the following tiebreaker system will be used (in-order) until the tie is broken

  1. Head to Head record
  2. Total Points
  3. Goals allowed
  4. Goals scored
  5. Coin toss

Ties Involving Three or More Teams: In the event of a tie amongst three or more teams, the tie breakting system (above) will be used (in-order) until the highest seeded team is determined. Once the highest seed is determined, the remaining tied teams will RESTART from the BEGINNING of the tie breaking system.

Score Keeper

All teams are required to provide an official score keeper as part of their roster. We strongly recommend that the score keeper be an adult and must be present at each contest. The home team's (which will be determined by the team listed 1st on the schedule) score keeper will be the official score keeper for that game with the visiting team also keeping score as a secondary or back up score book. The official score keeper will sit with the administration and volunteers at the scorer’s table or tent during the contest. The score keeper is now part of your roster and will be treated as a member of your team.

Forfeiture Policy

Due to the fact that all competition brackets are ROUND ROBIN formats, a team may not intentionally forfeit a contest; even though the game may have no consequence on the seeding of the tournament at the conclusion of round robin play. Any team intentionally forfeiting a contest will be disqualified from further competition and the remaining teams will be re-seeded.

Team organizers / managers / coaches are required to submit a Coaches Form, Team Roster, Team Sport Athlete Form (for each player on the roster), proof of age for each player on the roster and the Appropriate TEAM FEE as soon as possible to enhance their chances of competing in the Nutmeg State Games. Proof of age includes a copy (please do not send originals) of one of the following: valid driver’s license, copy of a birth certificate or a copy of a passport.

To be considered for competition of the Nutmeg State Games a team must submit a Team Entry Packet which includes the following:

  1. A properly completed Team Roster

  2. A properly completed Coaches Form

  3. A properly completed Team Sport Athlete Entry Form for EACH PLAYER ON THE ROSTER

  4. Proof of age (a COPY of one of the following: Driver’s license, Birth Certificate or Passport)

    1. Proof of Age is required for the following Team Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Roller Hockey & Soccer 

  5. ONE CHECK covering the entire team entry for the approiate sport

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ENTER YOUR TEAM'S ROSTER ONLINE

  • Please Note: You will need to know the Team ID# and the Email Address of the Head Coach
2016 Medalist   Gold Silver Bronze
11 & Under East Lyme Southington Pomperaug
13 & Under TL Terrors Guilford Wallingford Blue
15 & Under Sno-Kones Trumbull Eagles Tolland Red
19 & Under W. Hartford Chiefs Trumbull Eagles Milford Mustangs
       
2015 Medalist   Gold Silver Bronze
11 & Under Groton CT Fury Guilford Youth Lax
13 & Under Southington Groton Labrador Laxers
15 & Under Just for Fun Trumbull Tolland Red
19 & Under Chieftain Warriors  Trumbull LAX ROX (Somers)
       
2014 Medalist   Gold Silver Bronze
11 & Under Guilford LAX Newtown Blue CT Dodgers
13 & Under Cheshire CT Dodgers Newtown Blue
15 & Under Tolland CT Dodgers CT Fury
19 & Under Windsor Granby Newtown Nighthawks
       
2013 Medalist   Gold Silver Bronze
11 & Under Labrador Laxers Southington CT Crabs
13 & Under Tolland Cheshire CT Dodgers Blue
15 & Under Newtown Nighthawks CT Crabs Team 203
18 & Under Windsor Warriors CT Blue Diamonds RHAM Lacrosse
       
2012 Medallist   Gold Silver Bronze
11 & Under Canton West Hartford Tolland
13 & Under CT Dodgers B Southbury CT Dodgers A
18 & Under Granby Windsor Warriors RELAX
       
2011 Medalist   Gold Silver Bronze
13 & Under Dodgers Branford Hornets Tolland

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The Nutmeg State Games administration works closely with all Connecticut media outlets regarding any interesting stories about athletes and teams that will be participating in the "Games". If you have an interesting story to tell, we are all ears!

Human interests stories typically address situations "off-the-court". Do you volunteer in the community? Are you great at something other than the sport you are playing? Are you following in the steps of a a sibling or parent? Of course, if you are doing something great on the court please provide us with all the details.

If you, your team or someone you know fits any of these questions, please pass along this information or feel free to contact our office, and we would be happy to coordinate coverage on their behalf. - Please send all info to info@nutmegstategames.org.

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