KAPRB Blue Demons is a youth sports & recreational program open to students residing in the Kennett Consolidated School District and neighboring townships. Our mission as a non-profit organization is to provide a safe and competitive environment.

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KAPRB Blue Demons Boys’ Lacrosse Spring 2019 Overview

 

KAPRB Blue Demons is a youth lacrosse program open to student athletes residing in the Kennett Consolidated School District.  Our mission as a non-profit organization is to provide a safe and competitive environment devoted to promoting educational, recreational and competitive lacrosse activities for elementary & middle school students.

-KAPRB Blue Demons Boys' Lacrosse (KBDL) is a member of the Chester County Lacrosse Association (CCLA) www.cclalax.org and therefore you or your player must reside within Kennett Consolidated School District limits to be eligible to participate in the KAPRB Blue Demons Lacrosse League

-KBDL is a competitive travel lacrosse league that competes against other leagues in the CCLA for 10U, 12U and 14U

-CCLA sets the game schedule and schedules the paid referees

-CCLA 2019 regular season will run from late March through May 

-Weather permitting, practice will begin in early March

-There will be no practice or games scheduled during Memorial Day Weekend

-Each team entered into the scheduling process will play 10-12 regular season games

-Prior to the regular season we will generally practice 2-3 days a week at Kennett Middle School, Greenwood Elementary, Kennett High School or Legacy Field

-Deadline for registration is January 31st, 2019

-Early bird discount of $25 ENDS January 17th, 2019 

-We follow US Lacrosse age grouping guidelines. A players grouping will be based on his AGE ON August 2018 as follows: 

  • If he is 8 or 9 on that day, he is in the “10U” division
  • If he is 10 or 11 on that day, he is in the “12U” division
  • If he is 12 or 13 on that day, or if he is 14 and in 8th grade, he is in the “14U” division

Spring 2019 Registration Information:

6U (born between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2014) 

This age group offers basic instruction with next to no contact.  The goal is to introduce lacrosse, beginner skills, simulated game situations and have fun!  Depending on number enrolled, players may be separated by one or more of the following: age, grade, size and experience.  

  • No helmets or pads required
  • We will use soft lacrosse balls
  • 1 practice per week
  • No games
  • Registration fee $95 with early bird discount, $120 starting January 17th
  • Registration includes a new stick for each player 
  • No jersey required

 

8U (born between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2012)

This age group offers basic and fundamental instruction with limited contact.  The goal is to continue to introduce lacrosse skills and simulated game situations while showing the fun of the sport! Each player will receive substantially equal playing time.  Depending on number enrolled, players may be separated by one or more of the following: age, grade, size and experience.  

  • Helmet, mouthguard, shoulder and elbow pads and gloves required
  • Practice 2 nights per week
  •  CCLA does not schedule games at this level so Saturday or Sunday play-days (multiple games vs different teams at same location) are scheduled independently with other organizations by the Coaches
  • Registration fee $170 with early bird, $195 starting January 17th, 2019
  • Registration includes a new stick for each player
  • 1 KBD Jersey for games and practices and KBD shorts will be required for each player

 

10U (born between September 1, 2008 and August 31, 2010)

The 10U program offers fundamental instruction for the new player and advanced or intermediate skill development for the experienced player.  Dependent on the number enrolled and skill level of players,  the 10U age group may be divided into 3 skill levels, A, B & C and competes in a 8-12 game schedule (usually 2 games per week on Weds and Sat).   The A division consists of experienced players with advanced skills; the B level usually includes experienced players with intermediate skills and some beginners and the C level is most appropriate for beginners or players with a year’s experience or less.  Evaluation for the A team will occur in March, with team assignments made by the coaching staff. 

  • Practice 2 nights per week
  •  Each player/parent must provide their own equipment including a stick, shoulder pads, elbow/arm pads, gloves, helmet, mouth guard
  • Registration fee $220 with early bird discount, $245 starting January 17th, 2019
  • Game jersey included with registration fee and must be returned at end of season
  • 1 KBD practice pinnie and KBD shorts will be required for each player.  It is not necessary to purchase new items if the old ones still fit.
  • League rules require the use of lacrosse helmet for all 10U players.  

 

 

12U (born between September 1, 2006 and August 31, 2008) 

The 12U program offers both fundamental instruction for the new player and advanced skill development for the experienced player. Our mission is to prepare players for middle school teams, high school and/or travel team programs. Dependent on the number and skill level of players, teams are divided into A, B & C level teams and compete in a 10-12 game CCLA schedule with playoffs usually 2 games per week on Mon or Tues and Sat . 

  • Practice 2 -3 nights per week
  •  Each player/parent must provide their own equipment including a stick, shoulder pads, elbow/arm pads, gloves, helmet, mouth guard
  • Registration fee $220 with early bird discount, $245 starting January 17th, 2019 
  • Game jersey included with registration fee and must be returned at end of season
  • 1 KBD practice pinnie and KBD shorts will be required for each player.  It is not necessary to purchase new items if the old ones still fit.
  • League rules require the use of lacrosse helmet for all 12U players.  

 

 14U (born between September 1, 2004 and August 31, 2006)

The 14U program offers both fundamental instruction for the new player and advanced skill development for the experienced player. Our mission is to prepare players for middle school teams, high school and/or competitive advanced travel team programs. Dependent on the number enrolled and skill level of players, teams are divided into A, B & C level teams and compete in a 10-12 game CCLA schedule with playoffs usually Thurs and Sat.

  • Practice 2 -3 nights per week
  •  Each player/parent must provide their own equipment including a stick, shoulder pads, elbow/arm pads, gloves, helmet, mouth guard
  • Registration fee $220 with early bird discount, $245 starting January 17th, 2019 
  • Game jersey included with registration fee and must be returned at end of season
  • 1 KBD practice pinnie and KBD shorts will be required for each player.  It is not necessary to purchase new items if the old ones still fit.
  • League rules require the use of lacrosse helmet for all 14U players.  

 

 

For additional questions, please contact us by email .