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 INFORMATION PACKET
Middle School Girls Lacrosse Play-Day
          February 26, 2011
                           GENERAL INFORMATION

Please review the following items of general interest, which appear in alphabetical
order.

 ● Check-In
 ● Concessions
 ● Contact Information
 ● Game Schedule / Pick-Up Games
 ● Location / Directions
 ● Lost and Found
 ● Referees
 ● Restrooms
 ● Schedule Overview
 ● T-Shirts
 ● Trainers
 ● Vendors / Stuff to Buy



Attached at the end of this Information Packet are the following:

 ● Rules
 ● Game Schedule
 ● Risk Acknowledgment & Liability Release Form
 ● Team Roster Form
 ● Map and Directions
 ● Field Layout
CHECK-IN:
Check-in time runs from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The check-in table is located near the
entrance to the football stadium. At the check-in table, please leave your team’s
completed Rosters and Risk Acknowledgment forms. Additional copies of these forms
are included with this Information Packet. At check-in, each team will receive a game
day packet.


CONCESSIONS:
A variety of food and beverage items will be available for purchase at the concession
stand located on the stadium side of the press box building.


CONTACT INFORMATION:
If you have any questions that are not covered in this Information Packet, please
contact us as follows:

      Randy Adams
      President, TWGLA
      (832) 764.3649
      twglajh@gmail.com


GAME SCHEDULE / PICK-UP GAMES:
Included with this Information Packet is a copy of the day’s game schedule. We did our
best to accommodate various scheduling requests made by the teams. All teams are
scheduled for at least 6 games, at least 2 of which will be played on the large stadium
field.

Please review your team’s individual schedule.

LOCATION / DIRECTIONS:
Play-Day is being held at the Knox Junior High School athletic fields in The Woodlands.
Maps and written directions are included with this Information Packet, but please be
aware that finding Knox can be tricky.

Do not "Google" or "MapQuest" Knox. Its address will appear as 12104 Sawmill Road,
which is correct. However, this address will take you to the front of the school and the
athletic fields are in the rear and are inaccessible from the Sawmill side.

Most of you should enter The Woodlands from I-45 via Sawdust Road. Follow Sawdust
Road west from I-45 until you see a Wal-Mart on your right. At the intersection just past
the Wal-Mart (look for the traffic light), Sawdust Road actually turns left -- i.e., two lanes
of traffic turn left at the light and continue as Sawdust Road, while the remaining lanes
become Grogan's Mill Road, which veers to the right. Stay on Grogan's Mill Road, but
move quickly to the left lane.

As you proceed north on Grogan's Mill, a large entry sign for "The Woodlands" will
appear in the landscaped center esplanade. This sign will appear quickly because
your approach to it is somewhat obscured by trees in the esplanade. There is a left
turn lane immediately before The Woodlands entry sign. Turn left here and you will
be at the Knox athletic fields (the football stadium will be on your right as you enter).
Unfortunately, this entry to Knox is unmarked and there are virtually no visible street
signs to guide you. If you miss the left turn, perform a u-turn at your first opportunity
and on the way back, there is a sign on the right indicating the Knox / Wilkerson
entrance.

Inclement weather:
In case of inclement weather, we will send out emails and post a notice on our website
– www.twjhlax.com.

LOST AND FOUND:
We will accept lost and found items at the check-in table.

REFEREES:
Referees will be available for all games.

RESTROOMS:
Restrooms are located on the stadium side of the press box building

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.       Check-in and warm-up
                            (teams can warm-up on their first game fields).

8:15 a.m.                    All teams assemble on Field 1 for a brief welcome and group
                             picture.

9:00 a.m.                    Games begin.

4:50 p.m.                    Last games conclude.
T-SHIRTS:
A limited number of Play-Day T-Shirts will be available at tables located near the
football stadium.

TRAINER:
A trainer will be on site and located in the football stadium complex.

VENDORS / STUFF TO BUY:
Play-Day T-Shirts and other lacrosse-related items will be available at tables located
near the football stadium. Just Her Sports will have a booth on site in the event last
minute game supplies or repair items are needed.
RULES

     NO DOGS OTHER THAN SERVICE DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES.
               (This is a CISD rule and must be strictly enforced)


    20 MINUTE GAMES / RUNNING CLOCK.

    NO TIME OUTS.

    GAMES START AND END ON HORNS AS FOLLOWS:

     Horns:     2 short blasts   2 minute warning before game start time.
                1 long blast     Start game.
                2 short blasts   2 minute warning before game over.
                1 long blast     Game over.

    APPLICABLE “CHECKING” RULES WILL BE DECIDED BY AGREEMENT
     BETWEEN THE COACHES BEFORE THE START OF EACH GAME.

    SWITCH FIELDS QUICKLY.

    NO SCORE WILL BE KEPT.

    HAVE FUN!!!!
                        GAME SCHEDULE
     Game          Field 1          Field 2          Field 3
     Times      Stadium Field    Practice Field   Practice Field
                  (12 X 12)         (7 X 7)          (7 X 7)

Game 1
9:00 – 9:20

Game 2
9:30 – 9:50

Game 3
10:00 – 10:20

Game 4
10:30 – 10:50

Game 5
11:00 – 11:20

Game 6
11:30 – 11:50

Game 7
12:00 – 12:20

Game 8
12:30 – 12:50

Game 9
1:00 – 1:20

Game 10
1:30 – 1:50

Game 11
2:00 – 2:20

Game 12
2:30 – 2:50

Game 13
3:00 – 3:20

Game 14
3:30 – 3:50
Game 15
4:00 – 4:20

Game 16
4:30 – 4:50

				
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