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Wilton Youth Boys Lacrosse Grades 7-8

PROGRAM

Our 7th-8th grade Travel programs will include the following:

  • Tryouts to determine team placement scheduled for one hour between 1-5pm (exact hour TBD) on Sunday March 5th and Sunday March 12th at SoNo Fieldhouse in Norwalk.
    • Attendance at one (highly recommend attending both) Tryout date is mandatory for “A” team placement, anyone not attending at least one tryout will automatically be placed on “B” team, so please save the dates on your calendar now!
  • WALL (Wilton’s Academy Lacrosse League) is a once a week practice program on Friday evenings, featuring a fast paced, advanced stick skills clinic, focusing on 2-man (box lax) game instructions and high intensity situational scrimmage play.
    • This age group will not include a WALL game schedule like the younger grades.
  • 8th grade players will be required to attend and help coach and/or referee half of the 3/4th grade WALL practice’s on Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am to give back to the program and help inspire/encourage our younger players.
  • Travel will have separate 7th and 8th grade A/B level teams (pending enrollment), will include the weekly WALL practice program, travel team practices and a schedule of games against CONNY competition.

FEE
The fee for 7th and 8th grade Travel will be $450


EQUIPMENT/REQUIREMENTS
Participants in Wilton Youth Lacrosse Programs are required to have the following:

  • Helmet, Arm Pads, Shoulder Pads, Lacrosse Stick, Gloves, Mouth Guard, Athletic Cup, and Rubber Cleats.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Game/Practice Pinnies and shorts will be distributed to players in the first few weeks of the season.
  • Chest and throat protectors are provided for goalies.
  • US Lacrosse Membership – the WLA will no longer include US Lacrosse Memberships within our program fees. This Membership must be purchased through US Lacrosse directly, which can be done by clicking on the Registration Link below.

Click on the Program below for a direct Link to the registration program OR Select REGISTER NOW from the Home page.

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Season will begin in late March/early April (weather dependent)
Season ends early June
Coach will contact team to confirm the start dates. Please register by March 1 to receive all notifications
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PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR 2017:

7th/8th grade practice times for Travel:

  • WALL practice program will be every Friday evening from 7:30-9pm on the Stadium turf.
  • 8th graders will attend half of the 3/4th grade WALL sessions on Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am.
  • Exact travel game and practice schedule is TBD until teams/coaches are placed, but assume 1-2 Travel practices in the late afternoon or evening during the week and WALL session on Friday evenings. Travel game schedules will vary.