Novice, like all other Lacrosse divisions, is based on birth year. For a listing of the registration divisions and their corresponding birth years please check out our registration page here.
The Novice season is set up as follows:
  • 2018 Evaluations for Novice will take place between March 10 and March 20* Full schedule can be found here.
  • Novice players typically play games twice a week throughout the season.
  • Game days have yet to be determined for the 2018 Novice Boys season.
  • Novice teams can expect to practice each week as well.
  • Most Novice teams participate in tournaments throughout the season, tournament participation is determined by each team.
  • The Novice season ends at the end of June, with the possibility of tournaments and Provincial competition into the beginning of July.
  • Novice players require full gear. A visual representation of required gear can be found here.

*Please note that dates had to be extended due to registration numbers and a need for more floors

To register, click here.

The Novice program follows the guidelines as set forth by the Canadian Lacrosse Association Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Plan.

  •     Regular box rules apply
  •     Fall back rule is in effect
  •     Play with the 30-second clock

Within the Novice Boys division there will be like-skilled groupings. For more information please see the CDLA newsletter.  The players will be evaluated to insure they are placed in the correct grouping.

Teams play in a league and league statistics are kept to determine playoff positions.  Playoffs are played to determine city champions.
For more information, please contact the Novice coordinator, Jason Isaacs at


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