Rules & Policies

 Tournament Format
  • 2 - 22-minute running halves all time will be kept on the field by the officials 
  • 2 Minute halftime, 4 minutes Between Games

  • Overtime will be decided with a Braveheart 2 Field Players and a Goalie (Championship Games will have 10-minute sudden-victory overtime, each team will be allowed 1 time out. if no team scores we will go to a Braveheart)

  • Each team is guaranteed four games.

  • Divisions are Determined by US Lacrosse age guidelines.  If a team is caught cheating they will need to forfeit the games played and the player(s) that is not eligible will not be allowed to play in the remainder of the games

  • Teams that leave the tournament early not completing their game will not be invited back to the Monster Mash unless it is agreed upon by both opponents.  

  • The tournament reserves the right to shorten games, extend games, or cancel games due to inclement weather or injury.

Seeding and Tie Breakers

  • The playoff format will be determined based on the number of entries per division.

  • Seeding will be determined by Record, Head to Head, Goals against, then Goals for. An exception may apply in a 3-way tiebreaker.  Please refer the Tie Breaker Explained in detail page

Game Rules and Penalties

  • 1 - 1 minute time out per half, (no time out in the last 2 minutes of the game)

  • Penalties are 1.5 of the infraction time. Time out can be called; penalty time will stop but the game clock will continue.

  • U8 - Penalties will be a fast break, Max 54" long poles are allowed. 7 v 7 format 

  • There is a 6 goal mercy rule.  The losing team has the option to receive the ball after a goal or continue to face off.  

Rules Specific to Girls

  • 2019 USL Rules will be Followed

  • Middle School division follow USL rules pertaining to U12 and U14 rules. Modified checking only- checking only when the entire crosse is below the shoulder level. The check must be in a downward direction away from the body (major foul). No checking above the shoulder.

  • Mouthguards and Protective Eyewear Is Mandatory For All Players

  • Protective headgear Optional

General Rules

  • Flagrant disrespect toward an official, player, or coach may result in ejection from the game and possibly the tournament. Tournament ejections will be at the discretion of the tournament directors.  This rule applies to spectators as well.  

  • Spectators must remain outside of the team areas and off of the fields

  • Please clean up your bench area after. 

Player Waivers

Every player must submit a completed waiver to participate. Waivers can be filled out online by selecting the Waivers Tab


Tournament Rules / Faqs

Refund Policy
  • If your team cancels at least 30 days prior to the tournament, you will receive a 100% refund on your team registration fee
  • If your team cancels 7-29 days prior to the tournament, you will receive a 50% refund on your team registration fee*.
  • If your team cancels less than 7 days prior to the tournament, the tournament fee is non-refundable. - West Palm Beach, Florida