Last Update: 9/21/2021
Girls 14U (2026-2027) & 12U (2028-2029) divisions will utilize the Modified Sports Standards of the US Lacrosse rules with the following exceptions; Girls 2023-2025 divisions will utilize US Lacrosse rules with the following exceptions/clarifications:
NIAGARA LACROSSE CLASSIC BOYS’ DIVISION RULES
Boys 2023-2027 divisions will use Federation High School Rules (NFHS) with the following exceptions; Boys 2028-2033 divisions will use US Lacrosse Rules with the following exceptions/clarifications;
TOURNAMENT TIE-BREAK FORMULA: ALL DIVISIONS
In reseeding teams or in any other tie-break situation, the following tournament tie-breaker will be utilized:
NOTE: After each level of criteria is utilized, the tie-break resets. Example: If there is a 3-way tie, and one team secures a seed/slot based on goals against, the tie-break resets to head-to-head for the next seed/slot if relevant.
In reseeding teams for the playoff rounds, the tournament will try to avoid duplicate games between teams unless the game is still in the divisional championship stream. For consolation games, staff will look to schedule opponents based on whether or not they have already played.