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About US


The 2014 season has begun. . .

TRYLAX stands for Tantasqua Regional Youth Lacrosse.  TRYLAX  is a travel lacrosse league based in Brimfield, Massachusetts. 

TRYLAX membership is composed of students and parents from the five regional area towns of Brimfield, Brookfield, Holland, Sturbridge and Wales.  We currently are in the "West Central Region" of the MBYLL (Massachusetts Bay Youth Lacrosse League).  Our games are generally on Sundays, begin in April and end in June (Aprill 6th - June 8th).  We usually end our season by participating in the nations largest LAX Jamboree located in Devens,MA in mid-June (which is loads of fun). Practices are generally once or twice per week, players must attend at least one practice a week to play in the games on Sunday.

The TRYLAX program currently has teams ranging from U9 to U15 (grades 1-8).  The U9 teams are for Boys and Girls in grades 1-2,  the U11 teams are for Boys grades (3-4) and Girls (Grade 3 only) , the U13 teams are for Boys only grades (5-6), the U15 teams are boys only, grades (7-8). There are two girls programs, the junior girls team is for grades 4,5, and 6.   The Senior girls team is for grades (7-8). 

ALL players must be a current member of US Lacrosse to participate in the program.  NO Exceptions!!  This is how we obtain our insurance.

History...

TRYLAX was founded in 2005 by Patti Bamberger.  Patti's children both had a passion for lacrosse and were forced to play in Worcester or Holden as there was nothing for them in the area.  With the help of Chris Widelo (XCEL Lacrosse) and a little passion and determination from Patti, TRYLAX was born!  This eventually lead to a club team at Tantasqua Regional High School and then transitioned into the Varsity and JV lacrosse programs at the High School today.

TRYLAX started with one U15 team, which Patti and her husband Rich coached.  There was also one U13 team coached by Keith Turley.  

Today TRYLAX has over 160 players, six boys teams, two girls teams, and a staff of dedicated coaches (thanks guys!) and a great group of parents supporting us!


Parents...

Lacrosse is a contact sport.  At the U11 level there are no body checks of any kind allowed.  At the U13 and U15 levels there is some contact, but no "take-out checks" (meaning an intent to knock the player to the ground) are allowed.  Research has found both men’s and women’s lacrosse to be relatively safe compared to other commonly played team sports. Most injuries are minor strains, sprains and contusions. For more lacrosse safety information check out the US Lacrosse site.  If you're new to lacrosse and would like some more information about lacrosse, US Lacrosse has a nice Parent's Guide that is worth looking at.

TRYLAX is nothing without your support.  We are trying to keep our fees the same but with the new rules this year and rising costs, this is very difficult.  That's where you come in.  We need volunteers to keep this program going.  Whether its people to man the snack shack on game days, food donations, coaches or fundraising...WE NEED YOU!  Please, if you can, get involved and help out where ever you can. 


Stay Tuned! This website is constantly changing and evolving, if you have any suggestions, comments or questions feel free to contact


 

Tantasqua U15's celebrating the last win of the 2013 season at Devens JamboreeTantasqua U13's in action

2015 TRYLAX SPRING REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON NOV 3, 2014 to Returning Players!!!

 

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