lacrosse officials association


Register here to become a member of the GLALOA:

  • Please enter the required information on the fields below
  • Specify the school nearest to your home for accurate mileage fees computations
  • For all phone numbers, please enter the information using this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx
  • Information submitted on this form will be electronically sent to the Unit Secretary -- Gary Van Zandt (


Terms and Conditions -- Agreement Acknowledging Officials Status as an Independent Contractor and Waiver & Release of Liability


All GLALOA members must complete this form every year with their Annual Membership Registration and correct financial obligation, including any outstanding fees, fines and/or penalties.


Please read these Membership Terms and Conditions carefully.  You must accept them if you wish to become a member as acceptance is an unconditional term of membership.  By providing the GLALOA with your personal information when registering (name, address,  phone numbers, e-mail address, etc.), completing all required lines and then reading and submitting your Membership Application, you unconditionally agree to all terms and conditions below set forth by the GLALOA.


Submission of a Membership Application and/or dues does not guarantee acceptance of your membership or any assignments and membership may be revoked at any time.  The Board of Directors reserves the right to vote on the acceptance of all members.


In consideration for your membership in the GLALOA, you agree to all Terms and Conditions contained herein. As an Independent Contractor (per California State Labor Code 3352) you are in no way an employee, partner or agent of the GLALOA.


  • You are aware that, as an Independent Contractor working lacrosse games associated with or assigned by the GLALOA, certain inherent risks exist in my capacity as a lacrosse official. Among these risks, but not limited to, is the risk of personal injury arising from personal and third party negligence, torts, or intentional conduct including but not limited to, slips, falls, tripping, hitting, etc. at any game, scrimmage, practice or meeting. My participation as a lacrosse official for the GLALOA is wholly voluntary, and I freely assume all risks, including unforeseen risks. As such I understand that I am in no way covered by the GLALOA, the CLOA, NASO, NFHS, CIF, CIF/SS or any CIF or CIF/SS member school, partner or affiliate by any medical insurance and that medical insurance coverage is my own responsibility.
  • Submission of a Membership Application and/or payment of dues does not guarantee acceptance of membership and membership can be revoked at any time
  • You are aware that membership in the GLALOA does not guarantee assignments
  • You understand that as an Independent Contractor you are required by the GLALOA to have Personal Liability Insurance which may be included within your membership dues and provided by the CLOA.  If not then you are required to provide your own.
  • You acknowledge that you have thoroughly read and understand the GLALOA's Constitution, Rules, Regulations and By-Laws and will abide by them and be subject to all of its terms and provisions at all times
  • You acknowledge that you have thoroughly read and understand all Articles and Sections of the CIF/SS Blue Book pertaining to officials and lacrosse and the CIF/SS Official’s Code of Ethics) and will abide by them and be subject to all of its terms and provisions at all times
  • You agree that as a member of the GLALOA you will not discuss with the media, press or anyone else any game or official assigned by the GLALOA, the CIF/SS or the CIF
  • You waive all claims, and will not sue or otherwise make any claim, including, but not limited to: Claims for negligence and attorney's fees against the CLOA, theGLALOA, its Officers, Board of Directors and members, NASO, NFHS, CIF, CIF/SS, any CIF or CIF/SS member school or any partners or affiliates for any injury, loss or damage, cost or expense howsoever arising from my participation in any lacrosse officiating activity or any activity assigned/sponsored by the GLALOA
  • You agree that this agreement shall be binding upon myself, my family members, heirs and personal representatives
  • You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the CLOA, the GLALOA, its Officers, Board of Directors and members, NASO, NFHS, CIF, CIF/SS,  any CIF or CIF/SS member school or any partner or affiliate from any liability, damage, cost or expense, including attorney's fees, arising from my activities or any breech of this agreement
  • You verify that you are at least 18 years of age and have read this agreement and fully understand its contents. You are aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between yourself and the GLALOA, which you sign and submit of your own free will and without prejudice.


By submitting a GLALOA Membership Application you attest to the facts of this application and unconditionally agree to these Terms and Conditions of the GLALOA. as set forth above.