New Junior Officials

Junior Officials (Teen/Players)
MWLOA recognizes that our high school players are an excellent resource and should have the opportunity to give back to the sport we love by officiating youth lacrosse games.  We will hold three separate 5-hour teen/player official training sessions that will take place in March.  

Dates and locations  

2017 Junior Official Training Locations
  • Cony High School, Augusta
    • Sunday, March 12
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Brunswick High School, Brunswick
    • Saturday, March 25
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Kennebunk High School, Kennebunk
    • Sunday, April 2
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Bangor Parks and Rec (647 Main St. - Bangor)
    • Saturday, April 8
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All interested teen/players - Please complete the form at the bottom of the page so we can contact you.


New Junior Officials

To be certified through MWLOA and US Lacrosse to officiate youth lacrosse games, new player/officials will need to do all of the following:

    • Please join US Lacrosse by using the link above and become a member as a new official of the girls' game.  
      • It is recommended that you join as a player* AND an official.
        • *If you have been a member of US Lacrosse in the past as a player, US Lacrosse will only allow you to renew as a player.  To upgrade the membership to player/official, email your US Lacrosse membership number to Barbara Snapp:  mwloatraining4umps@gmail.com The MWLOA president will notify US Lacrosse of the player's upgrade to player/official.
      • You will need a parent to assist you as online payment is expected to complete the registration.
      • Important - in order for you to access the US Lacrosse Hub through Arbitersports, you MUST have a personal e-mail address SEPARATE and UNIQUE from a parent's e-mail address
    • Bring proof of your US Lacrosse membership to the Saturday/Sunday classroom training you will be attending.  Be sure that you have renewed your membership for the 2017 season.
  • Attend one of the full classroom training sessions sponsored by MWLOA
    • Dates and times to be determined
  • Take and pass the US Lacrosse Youth Test (usually done as part of the training session)
  • Blow the whistle at an on-field training session
    • Pre-registration for the on-field training is required and can be done during the classroom training session.
  • Pay $25 annual dues to MWLOA
    • This cost covers:
      • An "Official" t-shirt for wear while officiating games
      • A set of cards
      • A whistle
      • A US Lacrosse rule book

A check for $25 can be made out to MWLOA and brought to the training clinic.

Returning Junior Officials

If you have been a teen official in the past and want to re-certify, information on your requirements may be found at Re-Certification for Teen Officials.


Pre-Register for a Junior Official (Teen/Player) training clinic.

Link: Registration Form

2017 Junior Official Pre-Registration Form




If you have further questions, please contact Barbara Snapp: mwloatraining4umps@gmail.com