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Fall Ball Registration (CLOSED)

Fall Ball
  • All Sessions will take place on Fridays,  5:30 - 7pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Dallas. We will play at least 5 sessions, weather permitting , beginning September 16th. 
  • Registration fee is $50. A valid USA Lacrosse Membership is also required for each player (Valid at least through 10/31/22). 
  • Players will be divided based on gender and age of those who register. 
  • ALL Girls Lacrosse Players will be required to wear SEI Certified Eye Protection (goggles) and mouth guards.
  • Boys Lacrosse Players -  full equipment requirement will be dependent on registration numbers, mouth guards and gloves at minimum. 
  • The purpose of the Fall Ball season is for FUN small-sided, no, to minimum contact game play. (contact determined by age divisions, youngest age groups will be non-contact play) 
    For information on the benefits of small sided game play please check out this video of Team USA & Duke Coach John Danowski and this video from USA Lacrosse. 
  • Future programming will offer individual skill development opportunities for players new to lacrosse! 

Boys Shoulder Pad Updated Standards Effective January 1, 2022

  • Effective January 1, 2022, shoulder pads for boys’ field players must be designed for lacrosse and meet NOCSAE standard ND200. Products are now available.
  • Effective January 1, 2021, boys' and girls' goalie chest protectors must be designed for lacrosse and meet the NOCSAE standard, ND200.
  • All chest protectors and shoulder pads must contain the NOCSAE logo and SEI certification mark on both the packaging and the product to be legal for play.

FAQ's Here:

If your player's shoulder pads do not meet NOCSAE standard ND200 , they will not be eligible to practice or play. 

To Ensure that your boys field player's shoulder pads meet this standard:
All products that meet the NOCSAE standard, ND200, must be certified by the independent Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) and include the NOCSAE Lacrosse label shown below. Consumers are also encouraged to check the SEI website ( under Program: Chest Protectors (Lacrosse) to verify that the specific brand is listed as approved. 

Back Mountain Bandits

The Back Mountain Bandits Youth Lacrosse Association is based in Dallas, Pennsylvania. We participate in the NEPA Lacrosse League.

The program provides an opportunity for boys and girls throughout the Back Mountain and beyond to learn and play America's oldest game, Lacrosse. While the program is based in the Back Mountain all players are welcome from any geographic region. We are proud to be a USA Lacrosse Member Organization! 

The Back Mountain BRAWL

The 2021 Back Mountain Brawl was the 10th annual tournament hosted by the Bandits! The Brawl is one of the largest tournaments in Northeastern PA, many look forward to it all season! Check out more information on our Brawl Page.

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