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Established in 2004 to serve the

Western Maryland Lacrosse communities of

Allegany, Carroll, Garrett, Frederick, and Washington Counties.

Through responsive and effective leadership, the Western Maryland Chapter of US Lacrosse strives to provide programs and services in our geographic territory that inspire participation, enhance & retain membership, and build lacrosse awareness while protecting the integrity of the game.

We envision a future which offers people everywhere the opportunity to discover, learn, participate in, enjoy, and ultimately embrace the shared passion of the lacrosse experience.

*WMDUSLAX posts all lacrosse related information happening in our area for informational purposes only.

The Western MD Chapter of US Lacrosse does not endorse ANY club team or organization over another and believes that each family can and should make their own decision regarding the programs available in our area.

Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse

Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse 2017

Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse

The Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse Program was started in September 2017.   The purpose of the Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse Program is to provide the opportunity for any youth or adult to play lacrosse with differing abilities. The intent of the program is no matter what the differing abilities the program will adapt to provide an enriched lacrosse experience.


This spring they will be playing at the Boys Field at Deer Park on Sunday's. 

Date                                                Time
April 7, 2019                                  4:00 PM
April 14, 2019                                4:00 PM
April 28, 2019                                4:00 PM
May   5, 2019                                 4:00 PM
May 19, 2019                                 4:00 PM

Volunteers Needed:

A big part of the program is the inclusion of local high school or college lacrosse players to volunteer during the practice. The program tries to provide one on one support to help the players to catch, throw and celebrate playing lacrosse. By having the inclusion of the existing players there are lots of smiling, laughing and good relationship building between the adaptive players and volunteers.

More Opportunities!

This past fall the Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse Program participated in an Adaptive Lacrosse Clinic at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, MD. The players and volunteers got a free tour of the US Lacrosse Museum and the University of Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Team volunteered to participate in an Adaptive Lacrosse Clinic with the Delaware (Rehoboth) Adaptive Lacrosse, Davidsonville Adaptive Lacrosse, Parkville Adaptive Lacrosse and the Howard County Adaptive Lacrosse Program.  

Registration:     https://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/recpark_reg/info.aspx?course_id=19AR07

The program will continue in Spring 2019 and registration will be done through Carroll County Recreation and Parks. We need more players to participate, volunteers and equipment to help outfit the Adaptive Lacrosse Players.

For more information contact Jim Long at jlong7774@gmail.com or 443-745-3558.


*** Carroll County Adaptive Lacrosse has been selected as a 2019 USLacrosse First Stick Grant Recipient!! 



by posted 01/16/2019


The Western Maryland Chapter will be hosting both Women's Game and Men's Game Level 1 Coaches Education

Frederick Indoor 1845 Brookfield Ct.; Frederick, MD 21701

Sunday, February 24th - 9:00 AM - NOON.

As we have done for the past few years WMDUSLAX will reimburse the Level 1 base Instructional Clinic registration fee provided each coach completes the Level 1 Certification by March 24, 2019. The Instructional Clinic is one segment of certification.  Email documantation upon completeion to: jrock@wmduslax.org

To register visit:   https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/instructional-clinics

Steps for Level 1 Certification: https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/certification/level-1-certification



The Western Maryland Chapter will be hosting both Women's Game and Men's Game Level 2 Coaches Education

Frederick Indoor 1845 Brookfield Ct.; Frederick, MD 21701

Sunday, March 3rd - 8:00 AM - NOON.

To register visit:   https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/instructional-clinics

Steps for Level 2 Certification: https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/certification/level-2-certification

by posted 12/28/2018
WMDUSLAX MS & HS New Player Clinic on Presidents Day

The Western Maryland Chapter of US Lacrosse

New Player Clinic for

Middle School and High School Players.

Presidents Day - Monday, Feb 18, 2019

Boys Grade 6-12    12:00 - 1:30 PM
Girls Grade  6-12   2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Cost:  *** FREE !!!  ***  Clinic is Paid for by The Western MD Chapter of US Lacrosse

Frederick Indoor Sports Center 
1845 Brookfield Ct, Frederick, MD 21701

Please wear athletic apparel and bring your stick, a molded mouthpiece, goggles (girls) or helmet & gloves (boys), and a water bottle with your name on it. 

Need loaner equipment? Please reach out to Tom Powell at quikstix22@comcast.net - Rental Equipment is also availible for the Spring Season.

FISC is an indoor facility with artificial turf.  Cleats are no longer allowed on the new FISC turf.   Sneakers and turf shoes are both acceptable footwear.
Both Coaches & Players need to register so you are included in the roster we must submit to our insurance provider.


Questions?  Email Doug.Agnes@wmduslax.org   WMDUSLAX Sports Dev. Director

Want to know more about us?  Visit our website:  www.wmduslax.org


by posted 12/25/2018
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by posted 12/19/2018
Westminster Area Lacrosse


Registration for the 16th season of Westminster Area Lacrosse

is NOW OPEN for Spring 2019.

To register, go to www.waxlax.org, and click on the orange "Registration" button. We have an early bird discount again this year for all registrations completed before January.

SAVE $10 per registration!!!   Take advantage of this discount before it expires...the new Year will be here soon.

Player assessments will begin January 9th, so please register early!

Expect practices to begin in the mid-February time frame. Outdoor practices will start March 15th. First games for all ages are tentatively scheduled to start April 1st. 

Westminster Area Lacrosse provides lacrosse opportunities for both girls and boys, kindergarten through 9th grade, for all experience levels. Come learn, play and have fun competing with WAX.

If you're thinking of coaching this spring don't forget to register as a coach using the Volunteer to Coach registration online. 


If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Andy Cignatta, Director.  Waxlaxdirector@gmail.com
Bob Jenkins, Assistant Director. Waxlax.jenkins@gmail.com

by posted 12/12/2018
Winter Lax Links


Winter Lax Links have been updated with the best information we have as of Nov 21, 2018.

There are opportinities for both Boys & Girls, Youth & High School Players in our area listed.

Never put your stick away, and it will take you to great places!!!


Program Leaders - Want to list or update your winter lacrosse opportunities in Western Maryland?

Use the "Purple Request to Post Info" Button on the right side column on our home page at www.WMDUSLAX.org


by posted 11/21/2018
2019 U.S. Lacrosse Level One New Officials Training Classes
Interested in joining the "Third Team" on the field??  
Officiating is a perfect way to stay actively involved in the game and enjoy great camaraderie. The officiating community is the “third team” on the field and through officiating you can develop friendships and connections with others committed to the game.
Check out the US Lacrosse Website to read more about how you can become an official: 
Central Maryland Officials Association Girls Lacrosse  - New Officials Training.
Sunday, TBD
Time:   TBD
Cost:  TBD
Location:  TBD
For more information about:  US Lacrosse Officials Certification
For Jr Officials Certification (High School Girls Age 14-17) you will also need 8 hour of on field training with an experienced official. 
Questions?  Email Jim Melia:  jmelia@bcps.org or 443-255-6729
Register for the class at:  TBD
Local Girls Officials Training from FLOAEmail Ron Brocious at rdbroci@gmail.com 
Local Boys Officials Training from WMLOA:
Register for Local Boys Lacrosse Officiating Clinic: http://www.wmloa.com/new-officials.html

Location: Linganore High School

Dates: Three Sessions (Must Attend All): Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 25
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM

Valid Driver’s License
US Lacrosse Online Course and Test Completed
US Lacrosse Membership for 2019 Season
Fee of $60 to be paid by cash or check at the first session
Email Mike Skena - wmloaboysassigner@yahoo.com with any questions

by Master Admin posted 10/31/2018
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