The 2018 Empire Lacrosse 14th Annual Boys 7v7 Fall Classic

The 2018 Empire Lacrosse 14th Annual Boys 7v7 Fall Classic is scheduled to take place Sunday, October 7th at The Habig Soccer Complex; 15600 Carey Road, Westfield, IN 46074. Our fields are centrally located and minutes away from all of the conveniences you will need for the day.
This fantastic all day event is a great opportunity to get your Student Athletes excited for the spring season in a fun, competitive and safe environment. The Fall Classic is open to High School Varsity, High School Junior Varsity and Middle School 14U Boys Teams. Coaches/Team Organizers should email to reserve their team's spot. Spaces are limited and we do fill-up!
Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games. Games will consist of two 22 minutes halves with a 5 minute halftime. The field size is modified to accommodate the 7v7 format. The minimum roster size is 12 Student Athletes and the maximum roster size should not exceed 18 Student Athletes.
ALL Student Athletes MUST have an up-to-date US Lacrosse Membership. They will also NEED to fill out the Empire Lacrosse Waiver and Registration Form at the link below in order to participate:
The Early Bird cost to participate is $45/player. Early Bird Registration will end Friday, August 31st at 11:59pm. The Standard Participation Fee for the 2018 Fall Classic is $55/player. A $10 Late Fee will be assessed to anyone who registers after Sunday, September 30th at 11:59pm. Registration will officially close on Saturday, October 6th at 11:59pm. Please be aware that there is NO walk-up registration available the day of the event. Programs that would like to pay for their whole team via check should call to access the team payment waiver link; the above link is only for teams where the individual Student Athlete is paying to play.
The complete game schedule will be emailed to the Coaches/Team Organizers and posted in a link at the top of this page no later than Monday, October 1st EOB. Games may start as early as 9am with priority for the later start times given to those traveling further distances. There will be free parking and use of restrooms onsite. There will also be vendors available for your convenience. Gates open at 8AM on the day of the event. Coaches/Team Organizers will need to check their team in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to their first game.
Please note that all games will be played RAIN or SHINE! In the event of poor weather, the schedule may be changed and/or games may be shortened to ensure every team gets optimal playing time.
In case of an emergency there will be a trainer available at the Empire Lacrosse Tent. Please report any injuries to us immediately. If needed, the closest hospital according to Google Maps is: 2001 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
Additional Information:
  • Date: Sunday, October 7th
  • Start Time: Games may start as early as 9am (gates open at 8am)
  • Location: Habig Soccer Complex; 15600 Carey Road, Westfield, IN 46074
  • Division:
    • High School Varsity Boys
    • High School Junior Varsity Boys
    • Middle School 14U Boys
  • Cost:
    • Early Bird $45/Player (payment made before Friday, August 31st at 11:59pm)
    • Standard Participation Fee $55 (payment made before Sunday, September 30th at 11:59pm)
    • Late Fee $10
2018 Boys 7v7 Fall Classic Playing Format/Rules Sheet:​
  • All Players MUST fill out the Registration/Waiver form online.
  • All Players MUST wear full equipment, including a MOUTHGUARD.
  • Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of 3 Games.
  • Each team should have a minimum of 12 players on their roster.
  • The playing field will be modified for 7v7 play.
  • Each team will have 1 G, 2 D, 2 M, and 2 A on the field at one time.
  • Only 2 long poles are allowed on the field at one time.
  • The games will consist of two 22 minute halves (running time) with no more than a 5 minute half.
  • In the event of a tie, a Braveheart will be used to determine the winner.
  • Each team will have one 30 second timeout per game; timeouts may not be called in the last 2 minutes of play.
  • A face-off will only occur at the beginning of each game and the start of the second half.
  • Following each goal, the goalie will restart play by out-letting the ball.
  • Penalties will not be served for time but will result in a fast break for the non-fouling team.
  • Student Athletes may be removed from the field of play and asked to sit out for not following the rules.
  • If a Student Athlete is removed from a single game more than 2x's he will be suspended from the next game.
  • Student Athletes that are suspended from games or ejected from the tournament are not eligible for a refund
  • Fighting will result in an automatic ejection and players will not be permitted to play the remainder of the day.
  • Body contact is limited to man-ball situations only. There are NO takeout checks allowed.
  • All substitutions must occur on the fly.
  • All other rules of the game will follow NFHS rules.
Waiver and Consent to Treat:
I am over 18 years of age and/or a parent/guardian of the applicant. I understand that (I am)(my child is) participating in a contact sport and that injury, death, or other loss may occur. I will ensure that (I am)(my child is) properly equipped to play at all times. I will neither hold Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") responsible nor liable in event of an accident or injury to (me)(my child.) In the event that (I)(my child) requires medical treatment, the staff is authorized to act for me in accordance with their best judgment
Assumption of Risk Statement:
Attention all Athletes, Coaches, Spectators, and Event Employees; please be aware that lacrosse is a contact sport and that injury may occur during play or when watching a game. Players must have a signed liability waiver on file and should be fully equipped at all times in order to minimize their risk for injury. Coaches, Spectators, and Event Employees should be aware of their surroundings at all times. They should be sure to never walk behind the cage during play and they should never sit too close to the field during the game. Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") are not responsible nor liable in the event of any accidents or injuries that may occur during Empire sponsored leagues, tournaments, events, or programs.
Photo/Video Image Use Consent and Release:
Participation in or attendance at programs or events sponsored by Empire Lacrosse & Sports Inc, Empire Lax Club, Empire Elite, Team Indiana, The Indiana Lacrosse Academy, or their agents/employees ("Empire") constitutes the voluntary consent of the participant or attendee to: (a) be photographed, filmed, or videotaped by an Empire representative and (b) the reproduction and use of all such photographs, digital images, films, and likenesses for publicity purposes in publications, brochures, advertisements, promotional and marketing materials and all other media venues including the internet, all without further notice or compensation to participant or attendee who hereby releases to Empire all proprietary rights and copyrights in all such photographs, digital images, films and likenesses (including negatives, positives and prints) which shall be and remain the property of Empire.
**Please note; there will be NO REFUNDS for teams that pull out after committing to a spot**

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