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GNLL League & Event Requirements & Resources

Below, you can find the GNLL Operating Policies as well as Incident Report Form.

Separate pages are available for information on:
Player Requirements 
Coach Requirements
League Playing Rules
Host Site Responsibilities 
Association Leader Responsibilities

Team Manager Responsibilities

The GNLL has a strict NO REFUNDS policy for all events and clubs.


The safety of our players, coaches, referees, fans, and staff comes first.  In the event of adverse weather or unplayable field conditions, Great Northern Lacrosse League reserves the right to:
- Cancel games partially or entirely
- Reduce game times, eliminate halftime or shorten the time between games
- Finish games before inclement weather arrives
- Reschedule and/or relocate games
- Convert a tournament to a “festival” format without playoffs or championship

Play will be suspended immediately if there is a lightning strike within 6 miles of the facility. Play will not resume until 30 minutes after the last lighting strike within 6 miles of the facility.  If a game stoppage occurs in the second half of a game, that game will be considered final, and the score at that time will be recorded as final. If a game stoppage occurs in the first half, when play resumes it will be the start of the second half.

We will make every attempt to play every minute of every game, but our ability to do this depends on field availability and lighting. We will post schedule delays, changes, and cancellations on Tourney Machine and the event web page. Weather conditions can change rapidly, and all teams MUST be prepared to play as soon as the weather clears, and fields are playable or risk forfeiting a game.

Facility management often has the final say on weather and field condition delays and cancellations.