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2021-2022 RULES

All contests between WCLA member teams shall be played according to the NCAA WOMEN'S LACROSSE RULES. 

(The WCLA modifications are located in the 2022 WCLA Rules Memo below).

Teams should refer to the NCAA WOMEN'S LACROSSE 2022 AND 2023 RULES BOOK which is available to download for free.

(click the NCAA Rule book picture below)

WCLA Automatic Qualifiers

The WCLA Subcommittee is announcing the following lacrosse leagues have been ruled eligible to receive an Automatic Qualifier (AQ) to the 2022 National Championship Tournament provided they meet the criteria set forth in the WCLA Operating Procedures and Bylaws during the 2022 season.

2022 Division I - Eligible AQ Leagues

CPWLL - Central Plains Women's Lacrosse League (TBD)
MAWLL - Mid Atlantic Women's Lacrosse League 
NEWLL - New England Women's Lacrosse League 
NWWLL - Northwest Women's Lacrosse League 
RMWLL - Rocky Mountain Women's Lacrosse League 
TWLL - Texas Women's Lacrosse League 
WCLL - Women's Collegiate Lacrosse League 
WWLL - Western Women's Lacrosse League


2022 Division II - Eligible AQ Leagues

CPWLL - Central Plains Women's Lacrosse League (TBD)
MAWLL - Mid Atlantic Women's Lacrosse League
NCWLL - National Central Women's Lacrosse League
NEWLL - New England Women's Lacrosse League 
NWWLL - Northwest Women's Lacrosse League 
RMWLL - Rocky Mountain Women's Lacrosse League 
TWLL - Texas Women's Lacrosse League 
WCLL - Women's Collegiate Lacrosse League 
WWLL - Western Women's Lacrosse League
 
For 2022, the WCLA National Championship Tournament will include 16 teams from Division I and 16 teams from Division II.