Welcome to the Greater Philadelphia Lacrosse Officials Association (GPLOA).
The GPLOA Coverage Area includes Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks Counties, in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Latest GPLOA News:
1. US Lacrosse National Convention Scholarships
2. Next PIAA test date is October 6. See below for more info.
US Lacrosse National Convention Scholarships
US Lacrosse Officials Education Department is once again providing scholarships. A total of $5,000 dollars has been awarded to officials attending the 2015 US Lacrosse National Convention in Baltimore, Md.,. The quantity and amount of scholarships is determined by district. The applications will close on 9/30 and we will notify everyone by 10/15. Must be a US Lacrosse Member.
The breakdown is as follows:
Application Link: https://s.zoomerang.com
PIAA Test Dates
Anyone who is interested in becoming a PIAA official for the 2015 Boy's Lacrosse season should sign up and take the test on October 6, 2014 or February 2, 2015. To start the process go to the PIAA website to learn how to become and official. Then select a location and plan to take the test in October or February.
2015 GPLOA Board of Directors Nominees
Below is a list of members that have been nominated for the 2015 GPLOA Board of Directors. Final voting will take place June 09, 2014 at the GPLOA Banquet. If anyone can not attend the meetings please send you ballot returns to Todd Bosco (email@example.com)
President - Dan Ferry
Vice President - Gary Mitchell
Secretary - Rick Lake
Treasurer - Paul Kubach
Rules Interpreter - Dave Seidman
At-Large Members (Select 4)
GPLOA Awards Nominations
Nominations are now open for the awards listed below. Please send your nominations to Gary Mitchell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
1. George Kruse Award 2014: This award is given to the coaching staff who demonstrates a high level of sportsmanship throughout the season.
The GPLOA banquet will be held on Monday, June 9th at the The Brooke Side Manor at Somerton Springs from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
6:30 to 7:30 - Happy hour with Hors d'oeuvres
7:30 to 10:30 - Dinner, entertainment, and awards
Buffet with five hots, Hors d'oeuvres (varied choices, about 9), Open Bar, Home made salads (several choices), and various bakery items. The cost to our members is $20, which includes the 50/50 drawing. For non-members, the cost is $20. If you say you are coming and don't show, you will be charged the full amount, $42.
We need to know who is planning to attend by June 1. Please email Paul Kubach (email@example.com) if you are attending.
Registration is now open for the 2014 GPLOA Cadet Class. The GPLOA offers a course each year for individuals that wish to become a lacrosse official in the GPLOA.
For more information and registration please click on the link below.