The Novato Nighthawks Lacrosse Club (NLC) is a non-profit group of parents and participants organized to provide coaching, facilities, scheduling and playing opportunity for the youth of the North Bay Area of California to participate in the sport of lacr

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Registration for Spring 2018 Season


Welcome to the 2018 on-line player registration and thank you for your interest in the Novato Lacrosse Club.


Girls/Boys Player Age Brackets

(Utilize the age appropriate girls/boys registration tabs below to complete registration)

U14: 9/1/2003 - 8/31/2005 (7th and 8th grade)

U12: 9/1/2005 - 8/31/2007 (5th and 6th grade)

U10: 9/1/2007 - 8/31/2009 (3rd and 4th grade)

U8:   9/1/2009 - 8/31/2011 (1st and 2nd grade)


Player Registration Requirements

  • US Lacrosse Membership - Prior to completing the registration process, all players are required to have a US Lacrosse membership which is valid through July 30, 2018. You may either go directly to the US Lacrosse website to renew or establish your US Lacrosse membership OR you will be prompted to the site from within NLC on-line registration. Youth memberships are $30. This requirement is related to the club’s insurance policy.


  • Proof of Date of Birth - During the Spring 2018 registration process, “new” players will be required to electronically upload a photocopy of government issued document (passport or birth certificate) confirming a player’s date of birth. Registrations will not be accepted without this document so we encourage families to prepare a scanned document prior to starting the process. The scanned image file should be of type .JPG, .JPEG, .GIF, .PNG or .PDF.


  • Confirmation - Player’s Registration can only be made online. You will receive a confirmation email indicating that you are registered with NLC. Registration is not complete until all the following items are completed on-line:

  • Renewed or Created a US Lacrosse Number that is valid through 7/30/2018.

  • Photo copy of government issued document confirming date of birth. (new players only)

  • Signed/electronic acceptance of the Player Code of Conduct.

  • Signed/electronic acceptance of the Parent/Guardian Code of Conduct.

  • Signed /electronic acceptance of the Photo Release Policy, Medical Release, & Playing Time Policy.

  • Payment of Registration Fees. The club accepts major credit cards only. 

  • Full Payment is required at registration for $50 early bird discount – Ends 10/9/17


2018 Registration Fees

Girls/boys U8                $275

Girls/Boys U10                $375

Girls/Boys U12                $475

Girls/Boys U14                $475

***Receive a $50 per player discount off of listed registration fees if registered by October 9th, 2017***

  • Scholarships - For financial aid questions or assistance, please email NLC President at 


  • Girls/Boys U8/U10 – NLC provides uniforms for these age brackets

  • Girls/Boys U12/U14 – NLC utilizes a third party vendor for reversible jerseys, shorts, socks and shooter shirts

    • Returning players may utilize their existing uniform

    • New U12/U14 players are responsible for purchasing a new uniform package

      • Approximate cost $90 – May be utilized for multiple years

  • Players requiring a uniform will be sent a link to purchase uniform package in Mid-December


Registration Closure/Team Waitlist

  • Girls & Boys U8/U10 Registration remains open until start of the season in March 2018

  • Girls & Boys U12/U14 Registration remains open until November 15th or until teams are filled

    • Should a given team be filled players are encourage to register and will be waitlisted for age appropriate team


NLC Volunteer program

  • All player parents are required to sign up for volunteering duties through the season for their child’s age level.  1 parent per player required. These task include game time field set up/breakdown, Team managers, coaches and several other options throughout the season

  • We offer a $125 opt out program for those who are unable to volunteer and can be paid at registration

‚ÄčPlayer Assessments & A Team Tryouts

  • Player Assessments

    • Initial player assessments for Boys & Girls (U8-U14) will be held on November 4th and 12th.  Once player assessments are complete, NLC will determine each player’s placement. Team rosters will be published on our website in mid-December. NLC coaching staff and other independent evaluators will be on site assessing each player’s qualifications and determine the best placement of each player. 

  • Girls/Boys U12/U14 A Team Tryouts

    • Players wishing to try out for Girls/Boys U12 & U14 A Teams must attend at least one of the A-Team Tryouts held on November 4th and 12th

    • A – Team roster will be posted to the NLC site in Mid-December

Additional Information

  • Practice start early February for Girls/Boys U12/U14 & Late February for Girls/Boys U8/U10

  • Girls/Boys U8/U10 and 12B teams practice 2 times per week and play 1 game per weekend

  • Girls/Boys U12A, U14 teams typically practice 3 times per week and play 1-2 games per weekend

  • NLC utilizes local NUSD fields for practices and HS Turf Fields for games

  • Girls/Boys U12/U14 Teams play in the Northern California Junior Lacrosse Association provides additional information related to Northern California Lacrosse

  • U8/U10 Boys and Girls play in local Marin Lacrosse League – All games local

  • All teams seasons conclude in Mid May

  • The National governing body for lacrosse is the USLacrosse in which additional information about the sport of lacrosse can be found


Refund Policy

NLC supports full refunds upon request up until the first practice and provides a 50 percent refund up until the first game of the season.  
In the event of an injury or illness that prevents the player from participating in the club lacrosse season, then a refund will be offered to the family up until the first game of the season.  
No refunds are provided after the first game of the season is played.