Individual Registration FAQs


The below FAQs should help to answer any questions you may have about the Individual Registration system. 

What activity is covered under the Individual Registration system?

The Individual Registration system covers, but is not restricted to, the following events:

  • EL Regional Leagues (senior & junior)

  • EL Regional Junior Fixtures and Tournaments (The bottom age limit for club participants will be those still in primary education (year 6 and below) as of the start of the 2018-19 season. Participants in Year 7 and above will need to register to compete in lacrosse fixtures and tournaments.

  • Flags North/South

  • Academy Male/Female

  • National Club Championship

  • Regional competition (senior/junior)

  • County competition (senior/junior)

  • International Representation

  • Mixed Lacrosse

  • Lacrosse Camps

  • Autumn 8s

  • Super League

  • Nick Kehoe Trophy

  • Home Internationals

When will the registration year become active?
The registration year starts 1st September 2018 and runs until 31st August 2019.

I have only recently joined my team in the middle of the season as a player, coach, or official, do I pay a reduced fee?
The EL registration fee is on a season-by-season basis and is set a set regardless of when registration takes place.

Who will need to register?
All players, coaches and officials who participate in EL leagues, tournaments and events will need to register.

I am a volunteer that does not coach, play or officiate, do I need to register?
This is not required however it is recommended in order to receive and take advantage of the member benefits.

What will happen if I do not complete my registration and I compete, coach or officiate?
Your team will be sanctioned under the rules of the league or competition in which you are competing, including fines and docked points for any unregistered Players, coaches and officials will also not be insured if they are unregistered.

I only play for my team a few times a year, do I still need to register?
The current system requires all players who participate in leagues and tournaments to register. The new system will be no different and the fee will apply regardless of the frequency of participation.

I play for more than one team; do I have to register for each team that I play for?
Your registration will cover you for each team you play for and you will only pay one fee. You will be able to register your affiliation to both clubs when you register.

How do I add an additional club to my membership?

Instructions on how to add an additional club to your Individual Registration can be found HERE

I play for my university BUCS team, do I need to register?
Registration will not be required for university participants who solely participate in BUCS matches, however it is highly recommended. Students who play in EL leagues and events will be required to register as will students who coach and officiate.

Will this affect the cost of my club/university membership fee that I pay?
EL will no longer be charging team registration fees, so clubs/universities may reduce their membership fees to reflect this. However, it is important to note that each region may still charge a team fee. This will be decided by each region.


When do I have to register?
If you are an active coach that provides tuition to schools, clubs or universities you must register to receive your insurance cover.

I also play or officiate, do I need to pay a registration fee for each?
You only pay one registration fee and that covers you for all lacrosse activity. You must ensure that your registration is completed correctly to ensure you are covered for all lacrosse activity. You will also need to hold a valid EL coaching or officiating qualification for your insurance benefits to be valid.

I officiate in BUCS matches and occasionally will referee in friendly matches or matches not EL sanctioned, am I still covered?
All officials who register will be covered for matches and events they officiate including tournaments and events abroad.

I am a student who officiates BUCS matches, do I still need to register?
Yes, you will not be covered under public liability insurance if you are not registered.

Do European Referees have to register to officiate the odd game?
Yes, anyone officiating EL leagues, tournaments or competitions will require a valid registration

Club/ University / Schools / League & Event Organisers

Can clubs use the registration platform to collect club subscriptions?
Yes – Any club interested in using the Participant system to collect and manage club fees and subscriptions should email Kerrie Lawler -

Clubs are concerned that individuals simply will not register, so can clubs register players?
Individuals are responsible for registering and paying for themselves. Each club has a nominated representative that can check the list of registered players for their club.

Can parents use one email to register more than one child?
Yes. Each child will have a unique username and password but the email address can be the same for each child. E.g. a family email address.

What are the details of the insurance package?

The full insurance policy can be found HERE – If you should need to make a claim, please call Endsleigh on 01242 866 906