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2024 Member Meeting Schedule

(Note:  all members are expected to attend all 3 meetings)

  • Monday, February 26, @ Oakdale HS, 6:30 pm

  • Wednesday, March 6th, @ Oakdale HS, 6:30 pm

  • Tuesday, March 19th, @ Oakdale HS, 6:30 pm

2024 New Officials Training Schedule

(Note:  All ADULT new officials are expected to attend the 3 meetings above)

  • Tuesday, March 5th, @ Oakdale HS, 6:00 pm

Responsibilities of WMLOA Officials / Code of Conduct

WMLOA Officials, at a lacrosse game or event are participants in the development of the athletes. As such, they must exercise a high level of self‐discipline, independence, and responsibility.

WMLOA Officials shall master both the rules of the game and the mechanics necessary to enforce the rules, and shall exercise authority in an impartial, firm, and controlled manner.

WMLOA Officials shall work with each other, the other lacrosse officiating organizations, and the local and state athletic organizations in a constructive and cooperative manner.

WMLOA Officials shall uphold the honor and dignity of the profession in all interactions with athletes, coaches, athletic directors, school administrators, youth conference administrators, colleagues, parents, and the public.

WMLOA Officials shall prepare themselves both physically and mentally, shall dress neatly and appropriately, and shall comport themselves in a manner consistent with the high standards of the profession.

WMLOA Officials shall be punctual and professional in the fulfillment of all contractual obligations.

WMLOA Officials shall remain mindful that their conduct influences the respect that the athletes, coaches, athletic directors, school administrators, youth conference, administrators, colleagues, parents, and the public hold for the profession.

WMLOA Officials shall, while enforcing the rules of play, remain aware of the inherent risk of injury that competition poses to athletes. Where appropriate, they shall inform event management of conditions or situations  that appear hazardous or unsafe.

WMLOA Officials shall take reasonable steps to educate themselves in the recognition of emergency conditions that might arise during the course of competition.

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