Boy's Youth Lacrosse on Seattle's Eastside

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update
by posted 03/05/2020


 
Update 3/12 @ 5:00 pm: Following the announcement by Governor Jay Inslee to close all schools in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties, the GELL Executive Board made a unanimous decision to postpone all GELL activities scheduled through Friday, April 24th
 
Update 3/12 @ 11:00 am: Based on current field closures, the GELL Executive Board made a unanimous decision to postpone all GELL games scheduled through Saturday, March 21st. 
 
Update 3/5: The GELL Executive Board made a unanimous decision to postpone all GELL games scheduled for Saturday, March 7th. The number of programs with closed fields has increased and is likely to grow. We have marked these games as "CANCELLED" in the GELL system. If these games are rescheduled, it will be by extending our season and appending those games at the end. Your board and coaches will be reaching out to you with more information regarding how this impacts your specific program. Most programs will continue to practice as long as they have fields. Those programs with closed fields may be securing alternate fields or partnering with neighboring programs for field access through joint practices and/or scrimmages. Programs that decide to have a scrimmage must have certified US Lacrosse referees in order for the event to be covered by insurance. However, the league will not be providing referees. Each program will need to secure their own referees, either through the WALOA league assignor or on their own.
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GELL Scorekeeper Training 3/1
by posted 02/02/2020

Every youth lacrosse team needs volunteers for their table crew; the spotter, scorekeeper, and timer. The roles are easy once you learn them. Parents are encouraged to attend the GELL Scorekeeper Training. We offer a remote live event that you can attend from home. We will also record and post this session to the GELL website within a day of the event for on-demand use by those who cannot attend at the scheduled time, 

GELL Scorekeeper Training

Sun, Mar 1, 2020:  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST (1.5 hours)

Contact:
 

 

Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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You can also dial in using your phone but you won't see the slide deck.
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United States: +1 (312) 757-3129
- One-touch: tel:+13127573129,,441461189#

Access Code: 441-461-189

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GELL Mandatory Coaches Meeting 3/1
by posted 02/01/2020

All GELL coaches are required to attend the annual coaches' meeting.

GELL Mandatory Coaches Meeting

Remote meeting - you must connect via computer to view the slide deck

Sun, March 1, 2020:  9:30 am - 11:00 am PST (1.5 hours)
 
Contact:
 

 

Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/441461189

You can also dial in using your phone but you won't see the slide deck.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)

United States: +1 (312) 757-3129
- One-touch: tel:+13127573129,,441461189#

Access Code: 441-461-189

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/441461189

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US Lacrosse Coaching Clinics
by posted 01/31/2020

 
The following US lacrosse clinics are available for those who will be or desire to coach lacrosse.
 
US Lacrosse Level 1 CEP Clinic
hosted at Mount Si High School
Sat, Feb 29, 2020:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST (3 hours)
 
Registration Links:
Contact: (USL, Pacific Northwest Regional Manager/Director)
 
 
US Lacrosse Level 2 CEP Clinic
hosted at Mount Si High School
Sun, Mar 1, 2020:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm PST (4 hours)
 
Registration Links:
Contact:   (USL, Pacific Northwest Regional Manager/Director)
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SPRING 2020 GELL SEASON CALENDAR [FINAL 20200124]
by posted 01/24/2020

The Spring 2020 GELL Season Calendar was finalized at the January GELL membership meeting. For reference, we've also included significant dates for WHSBLA, WALOA, WSLA, and USL. The final version is linked below, dated 1/24/2020.

 


 

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Spring 2020 GELL Game Dates Finalized
by posted 01/23/2020

The Spring 2020 GELL Game Dates were finalized at the January GELL membership meeting. This includes all divisions; K-2, 3/4, 5/6, 77, 78, and 88. The final version is linked below, dated 1/23/2020.

 


 

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GELL Board Meeting Calendar
posted 08/22/2019

 

10/10/2019 GELL Board Meeting - October Officer Elections, Committee Appointments
11/14/2019 GELL Board Meeting - November Review USL Boys Lacrosse Rule Changes and Points of Emphasis
12/12/2019 GELL Board Meeting - December Last opportunity to revise league rules for spring 2020
1/23/2020 GELL Board Meeting - January Team Declarations

 

All GELL Board Meetings will be held at the Lake Washington Resource Center (LWRC) from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Hughes room.

Directions: 16250 NE 74th St, Redmond, WA 98052

 

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GELL Board Meeting Calendar
posted 08/19/2018

8/28/2018 Special Meeting to Review "One Team In-Season Rule"
10/11/2018 October GELL Board Meeting (Officer Elections, Committee Appointments)
11/15/2018 November GELL Board Meeting (Review USL Boys Lacrosse Rule Changes and Points of Emphasis)
12/13/2018 December GELL Board Meeting
1/24/2019 January GELL Board Meeting

 

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GELL One Team In-Season Rule
posted 10/12/2017

GELL “One Team In-Season” Rule (adopted by vote of 14-1-2 on 10/12/2017)

Youth players (grades 3-8) within all GELL member programs may only play for one team during the GELL spring season. The start date for playing for one team only is the Saturday of President’s Day weekend and the end date is the end of day Monday of Memorial Day weekend. The prohibition includes practices, tryouts, and games of lacrosse. Only lacrosse activities are prohibited.

Any GELL program with a player who violates this rule will be subject to a financial penalty and possible sanctions to be determined by the executive board.

Intra-program swinging of players, as specified in section IV rule 4, is allowed.

This rule does not apply during the optional fall ball season.

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