by: Ryan

2018 January Board Meeting


General Updates

  • Please Like the CVYL Facebook page
  • Youth Official Training on Jan 24th at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA 
  • USL Level 1 coach training coming up. More Information.
    • Jan. 13th Springfield, MA
    • Jan. 28th West Hartford, CT

Meetings & Deadlines

  • January 31st – Team Count & Waiver Deadline
    • Team counts need to be submitted to help plan scheduling meeting. Team count Information can be submitted by filling out the 2018 Team Submission sheet and emailing a copy to Bruce.
    • Changes can be made after the if necessary.
    • Player Waivers will be reviewed for players wishing to play for other towns can be found here.
    • Players MUST play according to US Lacrosse player Segmentation guidelines. Players do not need a waiver to play up. Players do not need a waiver to play for another town if their town of residence doesn’t have a CVYL program or team for the age bracket.
  • February 6th – Team Waiver Meeting
    • All waivers must be represented, non-represented waivers will be automatically withdrawn.
  • February 26th – Senior (U14) Team Scheduling 7PM
  • February 27th – Junior (U12) Team Scheduling 7PM
  • March 1st – Bantam (U10) Scheduling 7PM
  • March 6th – Board Meeting 7PM Grace Church
  • April 15th – CVYL Dues
    • Dues Form can be found here
  • May 26th – Deadline for submitting game results
  • June 4th-7th Quarterfinals Playoff week
  • June 9th-10th Championship Weekend


  1. CVYL will follow the USL Youth Rules ‘as-is’ without modification. This includes Section 1.9B for Goalie Protection Reference.

Team Levels & Brackets

  • Teams will be required to roster a minimum of players. Founders and A team players cannot play in a B game. Players waivered down for medical reasons cannot play on a A or Founders level team.
  • Founders Scheduling for Juniors and Seniors will occur starting in January to allow these teams to more easily interact with CONNY. Founders teams for 2018 are tentatively as follows:
    • Cheshire
    • Glastonbury
    • Simsbury
    • Longmeadow
    • Westfield
    • Wilbraham

by: Ryan

2018 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship Tickets On Sale

Tickets On Sale
May 26 - 28, 2018 | Gillette Stadium | Boston, MA 

School is back in session and we are already thinking about the 2018 Men's Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium, tickets are now on sale!


by: Ryan Mrachek

2018 Hall of Fame Induction

January 24, 2018 | 6:00 - 10:00 PM | Basketball Hall of Fame

Please join us in celebrating the induction of the following people into the Western Mass Hall of Fame:

  • Jay Caron
  • Joel Castleman
  • Francesca DenHartog
  • Norman Smith
  • Jeff Spooner

Cocktail Hour: 6:00 PM | Ceremony: 7:00 PM


by: Ryan Mrachek

CVYL Meeting/Game Schedules

CVYL Board Meetings schedule for the 2018 lacrosse season

  • Tuesday, October 3      -  Planning
  • Tuesday, November 7  -  Scheduling
  • Tuesday, December 5  -  Presentation of rules
  • Tuesday, January 2      -  Voting on rules
  • Tuesday, Febuary 6      - Wavier Approvals
  • Tuesday, March 6th

All meetings are at Grace Church, 301 Broad Street, Windsor from 7:00pm – 8:30pm

CVYL Game Scheduling 

  • Monday, Febuary 26 - Seniors
  • Tuesday, Febuary 27 - Juniors
  • Thursday, March 3 - Bantams (Snow Date) 

by: Ryan Mrachek