2020 BOYS SPRING YOUTH LACROSSE
Blackhawks Lacrosse (formerly Crystal Lake Youth Lacrosse AKA the Crystal Lake Hawks) is proud to announce its 2nd season of spring lacrosse under its new name, logo, and lacrosse philosophy! We will participate in the IBLA (Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association) and the IGLL (Illinois Girls Lax League) this year. More information about these leagues can be found at iblax.seasonticker.com/league and igll.seasonticker.com/league.
Registration will be open from November 1 to February 1.
Boys GRADE Requirements and Divisions
For our full spring season players must be between grades 1-8. Click the appropriate age level below to reach the appropriate registration page.
Grade Level breakdown as follows:
MAJORS – 8th & 7th Grades
MINORS – 6th & 5th Grades
JUNIORS – 4th & 3rd Grades
MINIS – 2nd & 1st Grades
To comply with league rules, the Blackhawks will have Black and Red divisions at grade levels where we have multiple teams participating.
For Players (girls & boys) in Kindergarten-2nd grade, we are planning to have a Developmental team which will be instructional and Practice Only. This is designed to provide basic and fundamental lacrosse skills for young players to give them a jump start in the sport. If you are interested in the Developmental Program, please click HERE to complete the registration or visit the Blackhawks Lacrosse website at www.Blackhawkslax.net and choose Register Now.
Lacrosse 101 Program
For Players (girls & boys) in 3rd-8th grade, we are planning to have a Lacrosse 101 team which will be instructional and Practice Only. This is designed to provide basic and fundamental lacrosse skills for young players to give them a jump start in the sport. If you are interested in the Lacrosse 101 Program, please click HERE to complete the registration or visit the Blackhawks Lacrosse website at www.Blackhawkslax.net.
Pre-Season Indoor Practice
We will have 5 Indoor Evaluation Practices before the season officially begins. These will take place at Lifezone 360 in West Dundee, and each age group will be allocated a time slot (details to be sent to registered families as we get closer to the dates). The indoor sessions are scheduled for late February & March so there is less interference for players participating in winter sports.
The dates for these sessions are:
There is no need to register for these practices, and there will be no extra fee, but coaches will use this to evaluate player abilities.
The address for Lifezone 360 is
999 W Main St
West Dundee, IL 60118
(Right off Rt. 72 and across the street from Spring Hill Mall)
Season Practice Schedule
Outdoor practices will begin in mid to late March (weather permitting). Our home field location will be at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake and Dundee Middle School in Dundee.
There will be 2 scheduled practices for each team during the week. The days of the week will be determined by the coaches and the Blackhawks board to maximize field space and time for each team. Additional practices may be scheduled at the discretion of the Head Coach.
Season Game Schedule
Regular season league games will be played on Saturdays and/or Sundays. There will be 6-8 games for all divisions.
Opening Weekend: First week of April
Championship Weekend: First weekend in June (All teams participate this weekend regardless of league standings)
The Blackhawks will not schedule regular season games over Memorial Day Weekend.
The game schedule will be finalized in March.
Fees for 2020 Spring Season
Minis (1st and 2nd graders): $300. Early Bird registration of $250 if you register and pay before 12/15. After 12/15 the fee will be $300.
Juniors-Majors (3rd-8th graders): $400. Early Bird registration of $350 if you register and pay before 12/15. After 12/15 the fee will be $400.
We do offer a discount for families with 2+ kids playing lacrosse.
Included in these fees are:
- Indoor Pre-season Practices
- Outdoor regular season practices ~ 20 sessions
- Regular Season Games ~ 6 – 8 games
- Athletic Trainer at all home games
- Uniform consisting of a jersey and shorts
- 1 tournament
Please use the following link to reach our registration page on or after Nov 1, 2019. The registration deadline is 2/1/20.
For any questions or concerns, please email