|On January 1, 2010, a new rule which applies to lacrosse head
dimensions will go into effect for all men's games officiated under
NCAA rules. The rule affects NCAA Varsity, MCLA teams and select
In games where NCAA rules are in effect, such
as NFHS (high-school) and youth lacrosse, the new head dimensions
are NOT required, and heads currently on the market are legal for
play. In some parts of the country where high schools follow NCAA
rules, teams will be required to adhere to these new head
To find out which head specs you will be required to follow in
2010, you should contact your coach, local official or you local US
Lacrosse representative. Visit insidelacrosse.com for a downloadable
spec sheet that details the new rule dimensions.
Starting this summer, Warrior and Brine will be manufacturing
three distinct series of lacrosse heads: Traditional Spec,
X-Spec and X6 Spec.
- Traditional spec heads are legal for NFHS (high school)
and youth lacrosse.
- X specs are universal, meaning they are legal for play at
all levels of lacrosse (NCAA/High School/Youth). These heads
meet both the NCAA 2010 and the current NFHS width measurements.
- X6 spec heads are legal under NCAA rules only. These heads
meet the minimum width measurements allowed by the NCAA, and are
not legal under NFHS and youth lacrosse rules.