The Atlanta Lacrosse League uses the US Lacrosse rule book as a starting point for our Leagues. The Men follow the POCO adapted rules and the Women follow WCLA. We do NOT have shot clocks, all games are running time & body checking is limited on the Men’s side to just basic bump and run.
|Men’s Open||Men’s Masters||Women’s Open|
|(2) 25 Minute Running Time Halves||(4) 13 Minute Running Time Quarters||(2) 25 Minute Running Time Halves|
|1 Timeout per game (clock stops)||1 Timeout per game (clock stops)||1 Timeout per game (clock stops)|
|4 Long Poles on Field||4 Long Poles on Field|
|2 Referees||1 Ref Reg Season, 2 for Playoffs||2 Referees|
|28 Players Max||No Max Roster||28 Players Max|
|Follows US Lacrosse POCO Rules||Follows US Lacrosse POCO Rules||Follows US Lacrosse WCLA Rules|