“Tryouts can be by invitation only or open. All open tryouts are posted on the RMLL Home Page of the RMLL website.“
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Teams: 7 teams – One Division – Calgary Cardinals, Capital Region Saints (Edmonton,) Drillers (St. Albert), Okotoks Raiders, Red Deer Riot, Silvertips (Calgary), and Sherwood Park Titans.
Player Ages: 17 to 21 years old as of December 31 in the current playing Season.
U17 Player Draft – Cardinals, Silvertips, and Raiders
Prior to mid-February each year, the Calgary Cardinals, the Silvertips Major Female, and the Okotoks Raiders hold an eight (8) round draft of Alberta Graduating U17 Players. The three teams draft Graduating U17 Players from the Fury Minor Lacrosse. 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 Jr. Major Female tryouts for the team who drafted them.
35 Man Protected List Cardinals, Silvertips and Raiders
The Cardinals, Silvertips, and Raiders can each protect up to thirty-five (35) players. The 35 Man Protected List increases to forty (40) from the draft date through to April 5. This Protected List includes the players on the team’s previous roster (maximum 30 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. Major Female in Alberta. A player can remain on a 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. The Jr. Major Female Protected List is posted on the RMLL website www.rockymountainlax.com.
Must report to the Jr. Major Female team who drafted them if the player remains on the 35/45 Man Protected List of that Jr. Major Female team.
Jr. Major Female I Free Agents in Calgary and Surrounding Area:
Any player not on the Cardinals, Silvertips and Raiders 35 (or 40) Man Protected List is a Free Agent.
New Junior Players to Non-Drafting Junior Major Female Franchises
St. Albert Drillers: The Drillers Junior Major Female Franchise has the first playing rights to the Graduating U17 players who reside within the area descried as west of the City of Edmonton, north of highway 627 to highway 759. Then north of township road 514. North of the City of Edmonton to the west side of the North Saskatchewan River. From the river to the north side of township 542 to range road 224. West side of range road 224 to township road 544. North side of township road 544 to range road 220/215. West side of range road 220/215 north to highway 15. North side of Highway 15 to Highway 855, then west side of highway 855 heading north.
Sherwood Park Titans: The Sherwood Park Titans Junior Major Female Franchise has the first playing rights to the Graduating U17 players who reside within the described area as east of the City of Edmonton. East side of Range road 234 and as far south as Township road 510, north side of township road 510.To Highway 14 then north side of Highway 14 east. North boundary is east of the City of Edmonton up to Highway 16 then the north side of highway 16 to the North Saskatchewan River then the east side of the river to the south side of township road 542 to range road 224, east side of range road 224 to township road 544. South side of township road 544 to range road 220/215. East side of range road 220/215 north to highway 15. South side of Highway 15 to Highway 855, east side of Highway 855 heading north.
Capital Region Saints: The Capital Region Saints Junior Major Female Franchise has the first playing rights to the Graduating U17 players who reside within the described area as city of Edmonton proper. East boundary is west side of Range road 234 and south side of Township road 510 until
Highway 14, then south side of Highway 14. To the west, south of Highway 627 to Highway 759 then south of township road 514.
Red Deer Riot: The Red Deer Riot Junior Major Female Franchise have the first playing rights to the Graduating U17 players from Blackfalds, Chargers, Innisfail, Kneehills, Lacoka, Olds, Red Deer, Stettler and Sylvan Lake Minor Lacrosse Associations.
Junior Major Female Free Agents in Area with Non-Drafting Junior Major Female Franchises – Graduating U17 payers residing outside the above areas and players not listed on the previous season Junior Major Female final roster as of May 1 and players not listed on a current Junior Major Female Franchise roster are Junior Major Female Free Agents and may register with the Franchise of their choice.
Returning Players – When the player registers for the upcoming Season, the player registers with the Jr. Major Female Franchise who the player was a Member of (on the roster) in the Season prior.
out of province players:
Must have an approved LC Transfer before registering with an Alberta Club/Team.