FLG in 3d Summer Format and Rules

FLG in 3d Summer Format and Rules

FLG in 3d Lacrosse Policies

Weather and Cancellations

Code of Conduct

2020 FLG in 3D Summer Shootout Format & Rules


All teams must submit a roster prior to the start of the tournament on the 3d Lacrosse website. If 3d Lacrosse does not receive a roster before the start of the tournament the team will be ineligible to participate.
FLG in 3d Staff reserve the right to conduct roster checks at the beginning of each team’s first game and throughout the duration of the weekend.

Game Guarantee

All teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games over the course of three days, with an additional fifth game for championship teams.

Game Rules

  • NCAA Rules for High School, US Lacrosse (aside from age groups) for 2024 and younger
  • NO Zone Defense
  • Any division with 16 or more teams will be split into "A" and "B" divisions
  • Games will be scheduled in 50-minute time blocks
  • Games will consist of two 22-minute halves and a 2 minute halftime
  • No timeouts
  • In case of a tie, a four-minute sudden death period will be played. 
  • Pool Play: The game will end in a tie
  • Playoff Play: The game will have a sudden death period until a winner is determined.
  • Final two minutes of game during bracket play is stoppage time.
  • 4 minutes in between games
  • Game MVP chosen for each team after every game
  • Pool play and championship play

Player Eligibility

  • Each team must be placed in the age bracket of the oldest players on their team
  • Please see the age breakdown guide below:

Graduation Year Grade

2020 - Post Grad (max 4/team)
2021 - Rising Senior (12th Grade)
2022 - Rising Junior (11th Grade)
2023 - Rising Sophomore (10th Grade)
2024 - Rising Freshman (9th Grade)
2025 - Rising 8th Grader
2026 - Rising 7th Grader
2027 - Rising 6th Grader

All-Star Games

All-Star players will be eligible for selection from the following divisions:

All-Stars will be picked based on team nomination forms as well as college coaches’ selections. All-Star rosters will be posted on our website 2 hours prior to the game time.

All-Star Game Times and Locations


 Coaches – please notify your players if they are selected for the All-Star Game!
 All-Stars will need to be at the designated field 30 minutes prior to game time to receive their uniform


There will be pool play and championship play in the FLG in 3d Summer Shootout. How well a team does in pool play will determine their seeding for the championship. Seeding ties are broken in the following way:
1. Record in pool play
2. Head-to-head*
3. Goals against
4. Goal differential
5. Coin flip
*In the case of a two way tie head-to-head record will be used, in the case of a three way tie the seeding tie will be broken by goals against- NOT head-to-head

2021 Division

• For Rising 12th graders
• College coaches will pick All-Stars to play in the 2021 All-star game

2022 Division

• For Rising 11th graders
• College coaches will pick All-Stars to play in the 2022 All-star game

2023 Division

• For Rising 10th graders
• College coaches will pick All-Stars to play in the 2023 All-star game

2024 - 2026 Divisions

• US Lacrosse Rules
• No Counts
• No MCR (Modified Competition Rule) or Mercy Rule

2027 Division

• Will follow rules for U11 boys
• Coaches must be in box or bench area
• No counts
• No one-handed stick checks
• Penalties will be enforced by man-up and man-down
• No MCR (Modified Competition Rule) or Mercy Rule

Weather Updates

Should tournament play be haulted due to severe weather, the tournament organizers will send text messages via the tourney machine app. It is highly recommended that all club directors, coaches and parents download this app to their phone so they can have all the most up to date information. To get the app, go to www.tourneymachine.com and search FLG in 3d Summer Shootout.

Abbreviated Schedules

Should games be delayed due to weather, tournament organizers will shorten games and half times to catch up to the regular schedule.

In the event that Maryland Soccerplex closes down their grass fields completely, 3d Lacrosse will publish a revised schedule to accommodate as many games as possible.

Please note there are no rain dates and no refunds will be issued due to weather related adjustments or cancellations.

Please contact Mike Bartlett with any questions on format or rules.