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Starting in Summer of 2024, The Rattlers will be a competitive lacrosse team for the summer and fall/winter seasons for boys in the high school graduating class of 2031.  The Rattlers will be run under the umbrella of the Granite Bay Youth Lacrosse organization and utilize GBYL's insurance, website, registration system, equipment, etc.  However, the Rattlers will operate totally outside of the NCJLA season in the spring that restricts/assigns players to given clubs based on players' zip codes - so the Rattlers will include players from outside of the geographical boundaries that NCJLA has defined for the Granite Bay Youth Lacrosse Club.  Players joining the Rattlers from outside GBYL's NCJLA boundaries will return to their "Home Club" for the spring NCJLA season.

Plans for Summer 2024:

  • Evaluation Day:  Sunday March 17th from 4-5:30pm
  • Practices:  Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8pm at Feist Park starting Monday May 20th and going through July 17th
  • Tournaments:
    • Lake Tahoe Summit Classic:  June 15-16 in Truckee
    • West Coast Showdown:  July 20-21 in Sunnyvale
  • Scrimmages:  We will work to set up several scrimmages and/or play days outside of the tournaments.  Dates and opponents TBD.
  • Cost:  Since the Rattlers will be operating under the umbrella of the nonprofit GBYL organization, we are happy to have a registration fee of only $400 for the summer season
  • Uniform:  In addition to the registration fees, players will be expected to purchase a ~$60 uniform for the summer.  Team store with vendor will open in late March.
  • Coaches:
    • Nate Calhoun:  Granite Bay Youth Lacrosse Club President with coaching experience across various GBYL boys and girls teams, Sacramento ADVNC teams, and 10+ years coaching high school lacrosse
    • Matt Diaz: Rocklin Youth Lacrosse (RYLC) President with coaching experience across multiple age groups with RYLC lacrosse and ADVNC lacrosse. Outside of coaching lacrosse, Matt has many years of experience coaching wrestling at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.
    • Curtis Borton:  Everyone's favorite youth, high school, and college lacrosse referee, with 10+ years coaching high school and college lacrosse

Summer 2024 Evaluation Day

We will be hosting an evaluation day for all players wishing to join the Rattlers for the Summer 2024 season.  The objective of the session will be for the coaches to observe all the players, evaluate each individual's fit with the team overall, and begin to plan how the group should be organized for the summer.  Players wishing to join the team for the summer, but unable to attend the session should still register and let us know on the form that you cannot make it.

Session Details:

  • When:  Sunday March 17th, 4-5:30pm
  • Where:  Feist Park - 9180 Twin School Rd, Granite Bay, CA 95746
  • Cost:  Free
  • Registration:  REGISTER HERE whether you can make it or not.