The Robin Hood Skirmish will follow the USA Lacrosse Boys’ / Men’s Rules and the USA Lacrosse Girls’ / Women’s Rules with modifications based on “US Lacrosse Youth Rules and Best Practices” and US Lacrosse Tournament Standards.

Player Ages & Eligibility

All current USA Lacrosse members who meet the age requirements below are eligible and welcome to compete in the 2023 Robin Hood Skirmish. Not sure of your USA Lacrosse membership status? Click here to join/renew or look up your membership.

  • Born on or after 9/1/2012 – Eligible for U10 Division
  • Born on or after 9/1/2010 – Eligible for U12 Division
  • Born on or after 9/1/2008 – Eligible for U14 Division
  • Born between 9/1/2004 and 9/1/2008  – Eligible for HS Divisions

The complete age breakdown can be found here at USA Lacrosse.

Seeds for Bracket Play

Teams will be seeded for bracket play based on their winning percentage (wins divided by games played) in pool play. A tie in a pool-play game counts as half of a win when computing winning percentage (i.e., a team with 2 wins and 1 tie in pool play would have a winning percentage of .833 after dividing 2.5 by 3). Ties for seeds will be broken as follows:
Tie Involving Three or More Teams:

  • Goals allowed
  • Goals scored
  • Goal differential per game (capped at 5)
  • Coin flip or hat pull
  • Seeds will be determined individually and in order (i.e., the 4th seed will be determined using the criteria above, then the 5th seed using the criteria above, etc.) until only a two-team tie remains

Tie Involving Two Teams:

  • Head-to-Head
  • Goals allowed
  • Goals scored
  • Goal differential per game (capped at 5)
  • Coin flip or hat pull

Roster Verification

Players will be locked at the start of tournament play.  No roster additions will be allowed after play begins – violations will result in a 4-0 loss.

Age-specific rules for play

1oU Boys gold

  • Cut-down dpoles are allowed
  • One-pass rule after faceoff will be enforced. No lockoffs.
  • Offsides will be enforced
  • Penalty time served man-down vs subbing out offender