The purpose of NVYLL is to provide the youth residing within the geographical boundaries of Northern Virginia a healthful, enjoyable leisure time activity and as a corollary to develop qualities that may help them in later life -- sportsmanship, team play
Headgear is optional in girls' and women's lacrosse. Any headgear used after January 1, 2017 must meet the ASTM standard, F3137. All women’s headgear products that include integrated eyewear must meet the ASTM eyewear standard, F3077-17, in addition to the ASTM headgear standard, F3137. All protective eyewear and integrated headgear that have been certified by SEI and are legal for play are listed on the SEI website. Questions regarding the compliance of specific headgear models that include integrated eyewear should be directed to the manufacturers. The primary manufacturers of integrated headgear are: Cascade (1-800-537-1702) and Hummingbird (1-888-501-1590). Products must be worn with or include compliant ASTM women’s lacrosse eyewear. There must be marking on both the packaging and product that states that the headgear conforms to ASTM standard F3137. For more information, please consult the USL Women's Headgear FAQ.
Beginning January 1, 2021, all boys' and girls' goalkeepers will be required to wear chest protectors that meet the NOCSAE ND200 performance standard for lacrosse and bear the SEI certification mark shown here. For a list of certified product, please vist the SEI website, expand the topic labled "US Lacrosse" and the sub-topic "Commotio Cordis Protectors". Continue to expand the sub-topics until you find the lists of certified products.