National USL Deadlines

UPCOMING NATIONAL GRANT & PROGRAM DEADLINES

 

-   Sportsmanship Matching Grant- Designed to help lacrosse organizations educate their leaders, coaches, parents and athletes on honoring the game. Through this grant, US Lacrosse will subsidize 50% of the cost of a one-year Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Partnership to awarded organizations. The partnership consists of up to 3 workshops for leaders, coaches, parents or athletes. In addition, US Lacrosse will cover 100% of the cost of up to 100 books, which accompany (and are required for) all live "in-person" PCA workshops.

o   2014 Application due October 15

 

-   Officials (Men’s Game)- Scott Boyle Grant- The purpose of this program is to honor Scott Boyle’s name and legacy by facilitating the growth of younger officials around the country. The goal of this program is to develop officials, not grade them. As such, observers will be trained to identify and communicate key areas for improvement in working officials, and will be tasked with checking to see if these officials have implemented the suggestions into their games.

o   2014 Application due October 15

 

-   Officials (Women’s Game) Susie Ganzenmuller Observer Program- The purpose of this program is to emulate Susie Ganzenmuller’s passion and attitude toward officials’ on-field development through a grant to Local Boards to implement an observation program. The goal of this program is to develop officials, by utilizing on-field evaluations throughout the spring season. As such, observers will be trained to identify and communicate key areas for improvement in working officials, and follow up to see if these officials have implemented the suggestions into their games.

o   2014 Application due October 15

 

-   Officials- National Convention Scholarships (Men’s Game – Women’s Game- US Lacrosse’s officials’ education department is launching its annual National Convention Scholarship Application! A total of $10,000 will be awarded to officials wanting to attend the 2015 US Lacrosse National Convention and Fan Fest in Baltimore, MD January 23 – 25. The quantity and amount of scholarships is determined by district/region.

o   Men’s Game Application due September 30

o   Women’s Game Application due September 30