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Fund2Play

Dear All: This is an excellent new charity initiative started by my friend Mike Fulker from Fleming Island Lacrosse to help families cover the cost of registration fees for youth sports. Check it out!

https://fund2play.com/

Amelia Island Nassau Youth County Lacrosse

Lacrosse Family,

It's that time of year again! Spring Season Registration. Please visit the Register tab, get or renew your USA Lacrosse number and follow the steps.  Also, please visit our new team store!

Coach Carl

THE AINCYL AND FBHS CLUB TEAM STORE IS NOW OPEN!

Please click "TEAM STORE" under the "PRIDE" page. Thank you for your support!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

REGISTRATION  IS NOT CURRENTLY OPEN

For any questions, please contact Keith McCoy at 631-553-2032 or keithmccoy104@gmail.com

See you soon!


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ABOUT US!

Lacrosse is officially a Spring sport (formal Spring season only) 

For our age groups, US Lacrosse format designates that we play a 7 vs.7 format for the younger kids (8U, 10U), which is great for the kids (lots of action, exercise, and participation on both offense and defense) and 10 vs. 10 for the older age group- 12U and 14U (traditional lacrosse format). We’ll most likely have 10U, 12U and 14U boys teams and perhaps a separate girls team(s) depending on the number of girls signed up next season.

We are a new, developing club and expect to grow gradually from year to year. The age range for the kids will be from 6-14. AINCYL is part of the North Florida Youth Lacrosse League (NFYLL) so we compete against teams in Duval County and St. Johns County, usually in a Saturday jamboree format- playing at least two games for each team, in one central NYFLL location in Fruit Cove from early March- May.

A few exceptions- we host a few jamborees ourselves at our home field Fernandina. We also traveled and played in Savannah tournament this Spring (and they reciprocated with a visit to Fernandina later in the season).

At the moment we have a website: 
https://www.ameliaislandlacrosse.org 
and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AINCYouthLacrosse/(frequent/daily updates are posted on the FB site.). I communicate with parents often through group emails for reminders, team info, etc.

Starting in the Fall, formal Registration (open from October until late January) for the 2021 Spring Season and equipment can be ordered directly from our website. The Registration cost is $250 for the season (we are a non-profit so this amount covers uniforms, league dues, referees, field lining, etc)

Although we may be able to provide equipment on a first come/first serve basis for next Spring 2021, my suggestion would be to get standard/regular midfield/attack version and a couple of lacrosse balls to start out with to practice at home. Locally, equipment can be found at Dicks @ St. Johns Town Center and Bardown Lacrosse, or ordered online from Lowlax (see above) or other discounters:

https://www.lacrossemonkey.com/
https://www.sportstop.com/.../protective-gear/starter-sets
https://www.lax.com/men/lacrosse-starter-sets
www.sidelineswap.com

In addition to our club’s registration fee for the Spring season, each child would need to join US Lacrosse. This fee is just $35 annually for each child (lasts for a full 12 months) https://www.uslacrosse.org/membership - this is a requirement nationwide to play at all levels from youth league to NCAA participation and provides our club insurance coverage for each child.

During the season, we'll practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30-7:15 and Saturdays at 9:30-11:15 (when the formal Spring season starts, games will take place on Saturdays) starting the second week of January. We’ll also have a Friday afternoon voluntary and abbreviated skills practice during the season from time to time.

All AINCYL coaches have played NCAA level lacrosse (NCAA Division I, II, and III) and have experience coaching youth players. Your kids will definitely be well coached. Our coaches have a unified approach with a heavy emphasis on working as a team, sportsmanship, exercise/fitness, and fun. All coaches are USL certified and pass an annual background check conducted by USA Lacrosse. Feel free to pass this along to other potential players and/or parents you think would be interested in participating.

Again, Please do not hesitate to email me if you have any further questions.

Best Regards,

Carl Bazarian Jr.
Head Coach
(703) 981-7703

Keith McCoy

Head Coach, Amelia Island Lacrosse

Phone: 631-553-2032