“Tryouts can be by invitation only or open. All open tryouts are posted on the RMLL Home Page of the RMLL website.“
Teams: 15 teams divided into North, Central, South, and East Division
North Division: Fort Saskatchewan Rebels, Sherwood Park Outlaws, Edmonton Warriors, and the St. Albert Crude
Central Division: Red Deer Rampage, Mountain View Mavericks, Rockyview Silvertips, and the Calgary Chill.
South Division: Calgary Mountaineers, Calgary Shamrocks, Okotoks Marauders, and the Lethbridge Barracudas.
East Division: Saskatchewan SWAT, Regina Queen City Kings, and the Manitoba Blizzard
Player Ages: 17-21, Most players are 18, 19, 20, and 21.
Tier II Draft:
By mid-February of each year, the Red Deer Rampage, Mountain View Mavericks, Rockyview Silvertips, Calgary Chill, Calgary Mountaineers, Calgary Shamrocks and Okotoks Marauders hold a draft of players registered to Tier II in the prior season.
The Rampage and Mavericks draft five (5) Tier II players from, Mountain View Stingers Tier II, Yetti Tier II, and Renegades Tier II regardless if a player from this list of teams has moved to another part of the Province.
The Silvertips, Chill, Shamrocks, Mountaineers and Marauders draft Tier II players from the Rockyview Rage Tier II, Calgary Tier II Wranglers, Calgary Sabrecats Tier II, Strathmore Venom Tier II, High River Heat Tier II, and the Calgary Tier II Axemen.
north graduating 16U Player draft:
By mid-February of each year, the Edmonton Warriors, Fort Saskatchewan Rebels, Sherwood Park Outlaws and St. Albert Crude have a twenty (20) round robin draft of Alberta Graduating 16U Players. The four teams draft Alberta Graduating 16U Players from Blues, Beaumont, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, Parkland, Rams, Titans, Warriors, Westlock, Wizards, Grande Prairie, Lakeland, Lloydminster, Vermilion and Wainwright Minor Lacrosse Associations. Once drafted, a player is notified by the team who drafted them. Players drafted to one of these teams must report to the team who drafted them and may only attend Tier I tryouts for the team who drafted them.
Red Deer Rampage and Mountain View Mavericks Graduating 16U Draft:
By mid-February, the Red Deer Rampage and Mountain View Mavericks draft fifteen (15) Alberta Graduating 16U players from Blackfalds, Innisfail, Kneehills, Lacoka, Olds, Red Deer, Stettler and Sylvan Lake Minor Lacrosse Associations.
South Graduating 16U draft :
Prior to mid-February each year, the Rockyview Silvertips, Calgary Chill, Calgary Jr. B Mountaineers, Calgary Shamrocks, and Okotoks Marauders have a (fifteen (15) round robin draft of Alberta Graduating 16U Players. The five teams draft Graduating 16U Players from the Calgary Axemen, High River Heat, Calgary Hornets, Calgary Knights, Okotoks Raiders, Rockyview Rage, Calgary Sabrecats and Strathmore Venom Minor Lacrosse Associations. Once drafted, a player is notified by the team who drafted them. Players drafted to one of these teams must report to the team who drafted them and may only attend Tier I tryouts for the team who drafted them.
Lethbridge barracudas Graduating 16U draft:
By mid-February of each year, the Lethbridge Barracudas have a twenty (20) round draft of Graduating 16U Players from Brooks, Claresholm, Crowsnest, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat Minor Lacrosse Associations. Once drafted, a player is notified by the team. Players drafted to this team must report to the team and may only attend Tier I tryouts of this team.
35 man protected list:
Each Junior B Tier I team can protect up to 35 players. In 2022, the 35 Man Protected List increases to 60 from the Jr. B Tier I draft date through to April 10. This Protected List includes the players on the team‘s previous roster (maximum 25 players) who are still Junior eligible, plus their drafted players and selected Jr. Aged players to fill the list to a maximum. If a player is listed on a team’s Protected List, the player cannot play for another Jr. B Tier I team in Alberta. A player can remain on a Jr. B Tier I team‘s Protected List for all five (5) years of their Junior eligibility unless released, traded, or not registered to the team‘ s roster for two (2) consecutive playing seasons. An exemption to the two consecutive playing seasons, is a Jr. B Tier I Drafted player on a Junior A roster. This player can remain on the Tier I Protected List for all five (5) years of their Junior eligibility unless released or traded. The Jr. B Tier I Man Protected List is posted on the RMLL website www.rockymountainlax.com.
Must report to the Jr. B Tier I team who drafted them if the player remains on the 35/60 Man Protected List of that Jr. B Tier I team. A player can be drafted to both a Jr. A team and Jr. B Tier I team. In this circumstance, the player must report to both teams and attend the tryouts of both teams.
Jr. B Tier I Free Agent:
Any player not on a Jr. B Tier I 35 (or 60) Man Protected List is a Jr. B Tier I Free Agent.
All first-year Junior players attending Jr. B Tier I tryouts must be registered with a Club with a Tier II team.
Out of Province Players – Must have an approved CLA Transfer before registering with an Alberta Club/Team.