Videos

I.                  Video Examples of Boys' Lacrosse Fouls (Note: Just click on the blue or yellow hyperlinked letters below to watch video clips of the most common lacrosse fouls.)

A.                Personal Fouls (1-, 2-, or 3-minute penalty; and possible ejection from the game)

1.                Cross-check - a, b, c, d, e, f

2.                Illegal Body-Check - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l

3.                Checks Involving the Head/Neck or Defenseless Player - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, v

4.                Illegal Crosse - <no video examples; look in the rulebook>

5.                Use of Illegal Equipment - <no video examples; look in the rulebook

6.                Slashing - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v

7.                Tripping – a, b, c, d, e, f

8.                Unnecessary Roughness - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j

9.                Unsportsmanlike Conduct - a, b, c, d

10.            Fighting - a, b, c, d

B.                Technical Fouls (award possession of the ball or assess a 30-second penalty)

1.                Crease Violation/Goalkeeper Interference - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p

2.                Holding - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r

3.                Illegal Offensive Screening - a, b, c, d, e, f, g

4.                Illegal Procedure (more than 25 different kinds of infractions; see a short sub-listing below)

  • Playing from out of bounds - abc
  • Take a dive or feign a slash to deceive the official - a
  • Playing without one's crosse - a, b
  • Other violations related to the goal-crease area (e.g., entry of one's own crease with possession of the ball, aka "in & out") - a, b
  • Faceoff violations - a, b, c, d
  • Faceoff (legal techniques) - a, b, c, d, e, f, g
  • Over and Back - a

5.                Conduct Foul - a

6.                Interference - a, b, c, d

7.                Offside - a, b, c, d

8.                Pushing - a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z, aa, ab

9.                Stalling - <no video examples>

10.           Warding Off - a

11.           Withholding Ball from Play - a, b

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