Winter Program

INDOOR LACROSSE NEW TO THE EMPIRE THIS WINTER!

This January through February 2019), Asheville Empire Lacrose through a partnership with Asheville Racquet Club will offer laxers the opportunity to play the EVEN FASTER “game on two feet” in the small indoor arena.

The indoor season will run just four weeks on Sunday afternoons for our 5th through 8th graders and on Saturday afternoons for our 2nd through 4th graders. Our intermediate and middle school teams will consist of two divisions:

  • Green Division: 5th and 6th graders
  • Grey Division: 7th and 8th graders

The first three Sundays will consist of games with a minimum of two games for each team. The fourth Sunday will be our Championsip round-robin tournament with a minimum of four games for each team.

Stay tuned for a complete listing of our winter offerings.

GENERAL DETAILS ABOUT OUR INDOOR LEAGUES

Asheville Empire’s  Winter Indoor Ball is a league running 4 weeks.  NOTE: to help maintain attendance, please only register if you will miss no more than two (2) weeks.

Registrants will receive an e-mail confirmation after online payment.  Additionally, participants will receive an e-mail shortly before the league begins with details regarding the start of league play.

The indoor game is a short field game played in a 5 v 5 format (not including the goalie) – 6 v 6 format including the goalie. Teams will be limited to a maximum of 13 players per team.  Teams may exceed the maximum only by special exception.  Only field sticks are allowed (no defensive long poles) and please no cleats; turf shoes (preferable) or running shoes. Additional Goalie leg pads for indoor use will be provided every weekend. Every goalie should expect to bring all their other equipment they use in regular season. Every player must provide their own equipment.

Equipment for boys include: Short Stick (long poles not allowed), helmet, shoulder pads, arm guards, gloves, cup, mouth guard, sneakers/turf shoes, and water bottle.

Please wear reversible practice pinnies. Those without one will be required to purchase one for an additional $20. Again, for player safety, no cleats on the turf please!  Turf shoes or sneakers only.

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