The Michigan Chapter of US Lacrosse is proud to partner with a number of dedicated official associations across the state. The officials are a critical element of delivering great lacrosse in the state of Michigan. The men and women that don the stripes are the one's that keep the game fun, safe, and formative.
The Michigan Lacrosse Officials Association is dedicated to the advancement of lacrosse in southeast Michigan
Specifically, the purposes for which this Association has been organized are as follows:
Promote the establishment, maintenance and implementation of the highest standards of integrity, honesty, and efficiency in the administration, policy, and scope of lacrosse officiating by the members of the Michigan Lacrosse Official Association, Inc., and to render service to high schools and other organizations so as to assist them in the conduct of their lacrosse activities in a wholesome and desirable manner, contributing to the highest level of fair play and sportsmanship; and
To seek high standards of lacrosse officiating through the study of lacrosse rules and interpretation; and
To assist high schools and other groups in conducting intramural lacrosse activities by providing officials qualified in the sport of lacrosse; and
To act as a clearing house of information for the benefit of its members who officiate the sport of lacrosse; and
Foster high standards of ethics and integrity, encouraging fair play and sportsmanship among officials, coaches, players, and spectators.
Their site has all the information necessary for becoming a new official, rules and mechanics, ongoing training, Board Member contact information, Sportsmanship Award Winners, and their By-Laws. For more information on becoming an official please contact Brian Effinger or Chris Drouin.
The purpose of the EMLA is to provide competent, certified US Lacrosse women’s lacrosse officials who will safely and efficiently officiate games at all levels. We actively recruit, train and retain officials for lacrosse throughout Michigan for the following skill levels:
Elementary and middle school
Hign School JV and Varsity
Division I, II and III college programs
Indoor and summer leagues
For more information contact Nick Conway or Beth Donovan.