2019 Spring Boys Travel League

Designed for the more competitive lacrosse player in grades K-8.  Commitment to the travel lacrosse program is a must.

How to Register: 

Registration Codes

225245 A: U8: 1/2nd Birthdate between 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012  6 mos or more experience

225245 B: U10: 3/4th Birthdate between 9/1/2008 – 8/31/2010  1 yr or more experience

225245 C: U12: 5/6th Birthdate between 9/1/2006 – 8/31/2008  2 yrs or more experience

225245 D:  U14: 7/8th  Birthdate between 9/1/2004 – 8/31/2006  2 yrs or more experience

Registration Fees 
We will be using the same uniform this year.
Registration fee if using last years uniform by January 6 at 11:59pm     $600
Registration fee if using last years uniform starting January 7.               $700
Fee for new uniform                                                                                   $85
Fee for new jersey only                                                                              $50
Fee for shorts only                                                                                      $45

Cancellation fee: $100
After January 6th, NO REFUNDS for cancellations.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

  • Helmet Stickers available to order online or with registration forms. Click here to view stickers. 
            220245 AA for a PRO 7 helmet
            220245 AB for a CPXR helmet
            220245 AC for a CPV helmet
            220245 AD for any other type helmet
  • Volunteer sign up available when registering 

Spring Travel includes the following:

    • Program dates:  January 11-June 10, 2018
    • Indoor travel practices start Friday, January 11 through January 25 at Lyons Township South Campus (times TBD). Practices will then occur at Westmont Yard February 1st through March 15 6-8pm.(no February 29 ) at Westmont Yard
    • Practices start outdoors 1st week of April (depending on weather and field availability).
    • There will be 6-8  Home/Away Games for 1st-8th grade in the suburban area (mid -April thru mid-June).
    • Rip the Duck Tournament in South Bend, Indiana, April 13-14.
    • Tower Tournament at Lyons Township High School scheduled on June 1st.
    • IBLA Playoffs start early June
    • Fees include game scheduling, fields, coaches, tournaments, referees. and supplies.

Indoor Practices 
Indoor travel practices start Friday, January 11 through January 25 at Lyons Township South Campus (times TBD). Practices will then occur at Westmont Yard February 1st through March 15 6-8pm.(no February 29 ) at Westmont Yard

Outdoor Practices
Exact days & times tbd. Tentative info as follows. Outdoor practices start 1st week of April. We will be practicing at 3 fields; Oakbrook Rec (turf), Havester Park (grass), Spring Rock Park (grass). Practice times during the week are still being determined, but will likely be 6 - 7:30 or 6:30 - 8. In the event of weather cancellations, practices will be re-scheduled on the Oakbrook turf.

Games
Teams will be put in the IBLA league. This league is comprised of many different lacrosse clubs from the north, south and western suburbs. Games start in April mostly on the weekends, but some weekday games may be scheduled. 

Tournaments

  • Rip the Duck April 13/14 in South Bend (all teams may not participate and travel, hotel and meals not included) 
  • Tower Tournament June 2 (all teams participate) 

Additional Team Dynamics

Players must be experienced in 1st thru 8th grade. Designed for the more competitive lacrosse player. Commitment to lacrosse program a must! The team is a group effort and the team counts on everyone's commitment. Player must have at least 1 – 3 years experience for U10– U14 and at least 6mo for U8.

Time commitment is critical to succeeding in any endeavor and we understand that there are many interests competing for your time. We are expecting our teams to be very competitive and Western Springs Lacrosse needs to be a priority if we are to be successful. Please understand that if you are chosen for the A team, we expect 100% commitment to the team practices and game schedule. 

Parent meetings will be held, once the teams are organized to go over more specific details about the season, tournaments, etc. The coaches for each team will determine the date and time of the meetings. 
Price does not include: 
—Travel, accommodations, and meal expenses for tournaments. 
—Player equipment. See 
List of Required Equipment 

Volunteer Commitment 
This is a parent/volunteer run program that depends heavily upon your involvement. All families are expected to participate as volunteers as needed.There are many volunteer opportunities that are available and sign-up is available on registration days. 
 
Please note that all dates, fees and details are subject to change. Questions may be directed to Mike Thuma, Lacrosse Coordinator, 
mthuma@wsprings.com