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BYL fundraiser


Please join us for a fundraiser to support the Branford Youth Lacrosse Program on Thursday, March 7th from 5-8pm at Thimble Island Brewing Company. Each ticket includes entrance to the event and unlimited, heavy hors d'oeuvres. There will be live music, raffle tickets, and more. This event is open to the public so please feel free to invite friends & family! Facebook page.

               2019 Spring Registration is Live!!!
(go to the "Online Registration" tab above for details)
Registration will be open until February 1st 2019, though there is a $40 late fee after January 15th!


All registrations to Spring 2019 BYL programs are required to be done through this website.  Additionally, each participant is required to have a renewed US Lacrosse membership ($30).
Mid-way through this online BYL registration you will be redirected to the USL website (where you can pay online for the USL renewal).  You will then be redirected back to the BYL website to complete the BYL registration (and separately pay online for BYL).  Please note that if you owe an amount to BYL for not returning a 2018 travel team uniform, payment for this will need to be included.  Your full owed balance to BYL will show up at the last step of online registration.

     2  -  Free WINTER  Clinic Skills and Drills 

  1 - Boys and Girls Grades 5,6,7&8 th at Sportsplex, 

 Sundays 4pm to5pm Dates, 2/10 , 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17 !

 ( please bring cleats,full gear, mouth guards,reversible shirt)

  RSVP to bylregistrar@gmail.com Carla 


 2- Grades 3/4 at Tisko  Boys 6:15-7:15 Girls 7:15-8:15

 Friday nights  1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15     

 ( please bring full gear, mouth guards, reversible shirts


  RSVP to kevinmeyran34@yahoo.com                    




For questions, please email Carla Miller at: 






BYL Boys parents - we will be placing the helmet order next week (by Fri, 11/10).  If you are interested in ordering a helmet, but have not yet conveyed so with an email, please contact Niall Ferguson by this Friday, 11/3 at or 203-823-8147 if you are interested.  
Then at the beginning of the approaching week, we will send out an email to those that expressed interest.  This email will include payment details and you will need to confirm your interest in purchasing a helmet. 
Based on initial interest as of now, it looks like the order will be in the 12-23 quantity, so the price will likely be $196 including tax and shipping ($184 pre-tax). 

Branford Youth Lacrosse

Custom Cascade R Helmet - Fall 2017 Order


Through Lacrosse Unlimited Team Sales, we have designed a custom Cascade R helmet for Branford Youth Lacrosse that can be purchased by players/families in the program.  There are 2 things that are great about this opportunity:  1) the design is unique/cool and 2) the cost is significantly less than it would cost you to buy a standard Cascade R in a store or online. 


Custom Design

Below is the design of the helmet.  There will also be a custom red hornet logo decal facing forward on each side of the helmet.



Red Hornet Logo that will be on each side of helmet:




Large Cost Savings

Not only is it a unique custom design, but the cost to purchase the helmet is substantially lower than the cost for a person to individually purchase a standard Cascade R helmet on their own.  In an actual store or online, the basic pre-tax price to purchase a Cascade R helmet is $250 - $280 (depending on color face mask). 


Below is the cost breakdown for the custom BYL Cascade R.  The final cost will depend on the number of helmets ordered.  This price does not include tax, but does include shipping. 


12-23 Helmets:  $183.00

24-49 Helmets:  $175.00

50-79 Helmets:  $168.00


BYL is not earning any $ on this and passing on all cost savings to players/families.  Please contact Niall Ferguson at or 203-823-8147 if you are interested.  You are committing to nothing by expressing interest.  Once we get a sense for the number of helmets based on interest, we will provide a final cost quote to you.


Hello BYL Boys parents,

Below is information on 2 local club lacrosse programs to consider for off-season development and teams.  Tryouts for Fall 2017/Summer 2018 teams are taking place in the next few weeks in mid-August.





Why Choose BoneYard Lacrosse?



BoneYard Lacrosse was founded in 2016 by Yale Head Coach, Andy Shay. BoneYard has quickly gained a reputation among college coaches as an elite club program that prides itself on each student’s overall development. The Club, the curriculum, each practice, and game planning mirrors that of an elite college program. The students have consistent hands on coaching from the Yale Men's Lacrosse Staff- Andrew Baxter, Andrew Stimmel, Dave Espenshade, and other Division I coaches, including Mason Poli of Quinnipiac University, as well as some of the best high school coaches in Connecticut. All of our practices are held under the lights at Yale University's Reese Stadium, one of the finest Division I Lacrosse venues in the country. Sign up now and join BoneYard Lacrosse!


High School Tryouts:

Location: Reese Stadium (75 Central Ave. New Haven, CT 06515)​

2020 Team: Monday, August 14th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm (Check in begins 6:15pm)

2019 Team: Monday, August 14th8:30pm to 10:00pm (Check in begins 7:45pm)

2021 Team: Tuesday, August 15th - 8:30pm to 10:00pm (Check in begins 7:45pm)


High School Call Backs:

2021 Team: Thursday, August 17th - 7:00pm to 8:00pm (Check in begins 6:30pm)

2020 Team: Thursday, August 17th - 8:00pm to 9:00pm (Check in begins 7:30pm)

2019 Team: Thursday, August 17th - 9:00pm to 10:00pm (Check in begins 8:30pm)

Middle School Tryouts:

Location: Reese Stadium (75 Central Ave. New Haven, CT 06515)

​2022 Team: Tuesday, August 15th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm (Check in begins 6:15pm)

2024 Team: Wednesday, August 16th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm (Check in begins 6:15pm)

2023 Team: Wednesday, August 16th - 8:30pm to 10:00pm (Check in begins 7:45pm)


Middle School Call Backs

2024 Team: Saturday, August 19th - 6:00pm to 7:00pm (Check in begins 5:30pm)

2023 Team, Saturday, August 19th - 7:00pm to 8:00pm (Check in begins 6:30pm)

2022 Team: Saturday, August 19th - 8:00pm to 9:00pm (Check in begins 7:30pm)


Link to the Boneyard Website:




Welcome to Team Connecticut Lacrosse Club!

Team Connecticut Lacrosse Club (Team CT Lax) is a year round year lacrosse club for players youth through college with a focus on specific positional training and team play.  Team CT players travel & compete in the most well run, competitive tournaments during the fall and summer.  We are constantly searching out CT's finest student athletes to train & work with.  If you feel you have the drive, determination & work ethic to be the best, contact us TODAY at Bailey@TeamCTLax.com!



Our Summer Program is based on a tryout and selection process. Please CLICK BELOW to learn more:


Link to the Team CT Website:







Hello BYL parents,
Please do NOT park along the driveway at Walsh during practices, games, or jamborees.  Branford Police have taken notice of parking like this and will be ticketing and towing going forward.
Please park only in the small or large parking lot.



Spring 2017 Season


BYL Program Updates
BYL is making a focused effort to move away from using parents as coaches of the travel teams.  Going forward, the goal is to have paid non-parent coaches (with relevant, qualified experience) coaching the travel teams.  The realistic objective is to hopefully have paid non-parent coaches in place across a large number of the travel teams for Boys and Girls this Spring 2017. 
While BYL will be paying coaches, we have not raised the registration fees to accomplish this.  Instead, BYL is changing the uniform policy for travel teams.  Historically, players kept their game jersey and shorts at the end of the season and new uniforms were ordered each season.  Approximately $80-85 of each travel team registration fee went to uniform cost.  Going forward, at the end of the season players will return their uniforms to BYL.  The uniforms will be washed, repackaged, and kept in inventory for the next year by Achieve Athletics (and every 3-4 years the uniforms will be replaced with a new design).  By doing this, BYL will now be able to utilize a large portion of the registration fee that had been going to uniform purchase costs and use it to hire paid non-parent coaches.
BYL Uniforms
As mentioned above, in order to be able to pay non-parent coaches, players will no longer receive their game uniforms to keep.  Several families have inquired if they can purchase a uniform to keep.  This is fine and can be coordinated with Achieve Athletics.  If you would like to do this, when you go to Achieve Athletics to get your uniform size selected (which all BYL players on travel teams must do), please convey to Tom White that you would like to purchase a uniform and you will be charged separately by Achieve Athletics.
Please contact us with any questions.
Best regards,
Note for new young boys players (~4th grade and younger):
Most retailers (store & online) offer “starter packages” for the first time player that include all the necessary gear including Lacrosse Helmet, Shoulder Pads, Elbow Pads, Lacrosse Gloves, and Lacrosse Stick.  Online and at stores, you will find that most of these “starter packages” sell for roughly $180.  Lacrosse Unlimited has these types of packages.


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