Development Forms

Lacrosse development around the world. © FIL

How FIL Can Help

Interested in becoming a lacrosse member nation?

The FIL can marshal a significant number of resources to assist in the development of the sport of lacrosse in your nation.

Here’s what you need to do before we commit those resources:

  • Ensure that the sport is being introduced within an educational system or solid organizational structure
  • A clear, unified leadership group within the nation is identified
  • A Development Questionnaire (below) is completed and submitted by the developing nation
  • A development plan is submitted by the developing nation and submitted to the Development Committee (the Development Committee can provide assistance, if necessary, in the preparation of your development plan)

The resources we offer include providing information, DVD’s, equipment grants, clinics, advice and guidance to native individuals and groups interested in establishing lacrosse in their country.

The first step is to submit a completed Development Questionnaire (below). Once we receive the completed form you will be contacted and introduced to the wonderful world of international lacrosse development.

We look forward to hearing from you very soon.

—The FIL Development Committee

Kevin Dugan at Uganda Lacrosse Clinic

FIL Clinician and Fields of Growth International Director, Kevin Dugan (center), with lacrosse pro John Christmas and instructional staff at Uganda Lacrosse Clinic organized by Dugan. © FIL and Fields of Growth International

What equipment is needed to play lacrosse?

Surprisingly, the game of lacrosse does not require much equipment to play. Here’s all you need play lacrosse:

FIELD EQUIPMENT (Men’s and/or Women’s Lacrosse)
  • Flat playing surface, preferably grass, approximately the same size as a football (soccer) pitch; 100-122m long by 50-60m wide
  • 2 Goals with Nets (1.83m tall by 1.83m wide)
  • Lacrosse Balls
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER’S EQUIPMENT (Men’s Lacrosse)
  • Men’s Lacrosse Stick (Men’s Crosse)
  • Gloves
  • Arm Guards
  • Helmet
  • Mouth Guard
  • Shoulder Pads (optional)
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER’S EQUIPMENT (Women’s Lacrosse)
  • Women’s Lacrosse Stick (Women’s Crosse)
  • Mouth Guard

Need Assistance?

FIL can help with instructional clinics and equipment. Please complete the below forms to apply for assistance.

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact us today.

FIL Development Contacts:

Tom Hayes

Director of Development

tom.hayes@filacrosse.com

Box 1080 RR1
Country Club Road
Carbondale, PA 18407 USA

+1 570 222 3374

Joe Gold

Development Officer

jnkgold@comcast.net

2218 Westridge Rd
Timonium, MD 21093 USA

+1 410 960 6598

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