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PlayNAIA Lacrosse

August 25, 2016
By Alan Grosbach, NAIA Associate Director of Athletic Communication

NAIA Guide for the College Bound Student- Athlete

Your NAIA Game Plan

• What about financial aid and scholarships?

• PlayNAIA — NAIA Eligibility Center

The NAIA conducted the first Lacrosse National Invitational in 2016 with an eight - team tournament in Greenville, S.C.

SEASON: Spring

PLAYING RULES: The official National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Lacrosse Rules are followed for all NAIA regular and postseason play.

NATIONAL INVITATIONAL FORMAT: The NAIA Lacrosse National Invitational is a 8-team single elimination tournament. The eight women's teams play in a separate tournament from the men. Teams are seeded 1-8 and games are played during a 3-day tournament at a neutral site.

Find answers in the NAIA Guide to the College-Bound Student-Athlete!
•  What's the NAIA participation experience?
•  What's different about recruiting in the NAIA?
•  Can I visit a campus for a tryout?
•  What about financial aid, scholarships, grants, loans?
•  Do I meet the freshman eligibility requirements?
•  What if I didn't attend a U.S. high school?
•  The NAIA Eligibility Center
•  What are the transfer student eligibility requirements?
•  Who's considered a professional in the NAIA?
•  How long can I compete?
•  What happens if I suffer an injury during college?
•  What if I've competed in my sport outside of college?
•  How do I remain eligible during college?

Register early with the NAIA Eligibility Center. It's required for any student who plans to attend an NAIA school. By registering, you also have the chance to let NAIA coaches know you're interested in playing in college. Our Connections service search allows you to check out which schools offer your sport, major and size that fits your interests. Register today!

Invitational Information

NAIA Lacrosse Championship
Sports Rules - Lacrosse (M)