2017 NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rule 1-9
Art. 1 . . . Mandatory equipment. Each player shall wear the following pieces of equipment which shall be professionally manufactured and not altered:
It is recommended that the protector be properly-fitted, protecting the anterior (leading) dental arch and:
Note: The phrase “leading dental arch” refers to over-bite/under-bite and the tooth and mouth protector should protect the “leading dental arch.” A player who has an over-bite should wear a tooth and mouth protector on his upper teeth and a player who has an under-bite should wear one on his lower teeth.
The 5/32-inch raised platform shall be wider than we base of the cleat and shall extend across the width of the sole to within ¼ inch or less of the outer edges of the sole. A single toe cleat does not require a raised platform that extends across the width of the sole. The raised platform of the toe cleat is limited to 5/32 inch or less.
The 5/32-inch platform is measured from the lowest part of the shoe’s sole.
Note: Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, double-zero, 01, 02, 03, etc. are not legal numbers.
Note: One American flag, not to exceed 2 inches by 3 inches, may be worn or occupy space on each item of uniform apparel. By state association adoption, to allow for special occasions, commemorative or memorial patches, not to exceed 4 square inches, may be worn on the uniform without compromising its integrity.
Art. 2 . . . Optional items
Art. 3 . . . Play shall be suspended immediately if a player loses any of the mandatory equipment in a scrimmage area. Otherwise, the official shall delay the whistle but not drop a flag, in the same manner as set forth in Rule 7-8.