Q: When are practices?
A: Practice schedules will be announced by your Coach after the season begins. Teams will practice 2 times per week and have 1 game per week. Practices typically run 1 and half hours Mon – Fri between 530p and 830.
Q: When are games?
A: Games are played (typically) on Saturdays between 8am and 6p. Our homes games are played at Patch Reef Park and the away games schedule will be announced as the season begins.
Q: How will I know if my child’s game or practice will be cancelled due to rain or other bad weather?
A: Practices and games will not be cancelled due to rain alone unless the County closes the fields due to potential damage from flooding. Games and practices will be cancelled if there is lightning close by. Contact your coach if you are unsure. Please remember that South Florida weather is highly unpredictable, so advance notice of cancellations may not always be possible.
Q: What is the length of the playing season?
A: The season runs from mid-January through the end of April.
Q: Are the teams formed based on age, size, or grade?
A: The teams are formed based on the criteria below
|AGE GROUP||RANGE OF ELIGIBLE PLAYERS|
|Boys – U7||Born after 9/1/2006 (Kindergarten or older)|
|Boys – U9||Born between 9/1/2004 and 8/31/2006|
|Boys – U11||Born between 9/1/2002 and 8/31/2004|
|Boys – U13||Born between 9/1/2000 and 8/31/2002|
|Boys – U15||Born between 9/1/1998 and 8/31/2000|
|Girls – U7||Born after 9/1/2006 (Kindergarten or older)|
|Girls – U9||Born between 9/1/2004 and 8/31/2006|
|Girls – U11||Born between 9/1/2002 and 8/31/2004|
|Girls – U13||Born between 9/1/2000 and 8/31/2002|
|Girls – U15||Born between 9/1/1998 and 8/31/2000|
|****U15||9th graders who make the age cutoff and are not playing HS lacrosse can play Boca Jets|
Q: What are the rules of the game?
A: US Lacrosse/NFHS Rules Video, This video was created by US Lacrosse with assistance from the NFHS. It illustrates the interpretations of the 2012 rules revisions through the use of video clips and other visual aids..
Click Here for Rules!
Q: Where are practices and games held?
A: Patch Reef PatchAll practices and home games are held at the north fields of the South County Regional Park (Yamato Road and Ocean Mist Drive, west of US 441) and Patch Reef Patch on the South side of Yamato Rd. Away games are held at various locations that are outlined in the Directions to Games section of this website.
Q: Is previous experience necessary if my child is joining at one of the higher divisions?
A: New players are welcome in all of the divisions. Coaches will stress the fundamentals at practices, such as scooping, passing and catching. We want it to be a fun and educational experience for players of all levels.
Q: How can my child learn some basic skills prior to the start of the season?
A: We will be holding free clinics prior to and during the season. Keep checking the Clinics section of this website for updated info.
Q: Does the League provide the equipment for my child to play?
A: No, it is the responsibility of the parents to make sure their child has all of the required equipment. For boys, this includes lacrosse stick, helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, mouthpiece, athletic supporter, and cleats. For girls, required equipment includes lacrosse stick, eye guard, mouthpiece and cleats. You can purchase the equipment at Sport Authority, Lacrossewear, Dick’s Sporting Goods or is available from many mail-order locations on the web.
Q: Can I coach my child’s team?
A: YES!! We need and encourage parent coaches! Experience in lacrosse is preferred, but is not required. However, dependability, punctuality, and the ability to work well with kids are important to us. We appreciate those who are willing to help out, and will work with you on the specifics of lacrosse as needed. You can register to be a Coach on your child’s team here : registration
Q: What is the Mandatory Equipment?
Boys: Lacrosse stick, Helmet, Shoulder pads, Arm pads, Gloves, Mouthpiece, Athletic supporter, Molded, rubber cleats
Girls: Lacrosse stick, Eye guard, Mouthpiece, Molded rubber cleats
Q: Can I sponsor a team or make a donation to Boca Jets Lacrosse?
A: Absolutely! We are actively seeking sponsors for all divisions. Every little bit helps! Simply submit an email to our Contact Page and a representative will contact you to discuss click here
Q: Communication/ Emails and Text Messages
A: By participating in Boca Jets Lacrosse and providing your mobile telephone number as a means of communications, you understand that from time to time the league may text you regarding pertinent league-wide or team specific information.