Practical Info

Practical Information

If you are looking for information on how to join a free practice, what you need to play lacrosse, or how to become a member of the Wageningen Warriors, than you are on the right page! If you want to know what kind of activities we have planned for September, click here. 

Join an introduction practice!

Do you want to try lacrosse for yourself, or see what our association is like? Then you can join one or more of our practices! At the beginning of the year, there are two weeks in which we have introduction practices that all students in Wageningen can join. They take place at the D field of the Bongerd (grass field). You don't have to sign up for them.  

The dates for our introduction practices are:

  • Tuesday   September 5th,     19:00 - 20:30
  • Thursday September 7th,     19:00 - 20:30
  • Tuesday   September 12th,   19:00 - 20:30
  • Thursday September 14th,   19:00 - 20:30

If you missed these practices or if you want to try lacrosse at another time, you can still join one of our other practices. Please send an email if you would like to join a practice outside of the first two weeks of the year! 

When you join an introduction practice, bring the following:

  • Sports clothes: shirt, pants, etc.
  • Sports shoes. The best option are shoes with studs, like soccer or hockey shoes, but you could also use shoes that are comfortable to run in.
  • Water bottle.
  • Shower stuff and fresh clothes.
  • And if you have a mouthguard, we recommend bring that too
  • Optional: towel, clean clothes etc. 

You can borrow a stick and other required lacrosse gear from the association during these practices.

After practice, we often go to the Sportspub in the Bongerd and we have a drink together, so please feel free to join! 

Join the LAX weeks

After the introduction practices, there will be two more weeks that you can join before signing up as a member: the LAX weeks! They take place in week 3 and 4 of the academic year (the 19th, 21st, 26th and 28th of September) and the practice schedule is the same as during the introduction practices. 

During the LAX weeks you will improve your basic skills of Lacrosse, understand the game and learn the rules. You will also get to know your new team. The costs of the LAX Weeks are €15,-. This includes a Newcomers Tournament (with a BBQ), the Huizenborrel and a drink at the Bongerd. 

To join the LAX weeks, sign up here

Become a member

To join the Wageningen Warriors you need to have valid sports rights for the whole year from the Bongerd. You can find an explanation on how to get them here

Step 1. Get year sports rights from the Bongerd

Step 2. Fill in the form you got during one of the introduction practices. If you don't have a form yet, please send an email.

Step 3. Have fun at the association!

Materials for men's lacrosse

This variant of lacrosse is more physical, so you will wear gear to protect yourself against injuries. To get started, you are required to wear at least the following:

  • A helmet
  • A mouthguard
  • Padded gloves
  • Shoes with studs, like soccer or hockey shoes
  • A stick

Although it is not mandatory, most people also wear extra protection like:

  • A chest pad
  • Elbow pads
  • A toque

All this gear can initially be borrowed from the association. You can also rent gear afterwards.

Materials for women's lacrosse

Women’s lacrosse is less physical than men’s lacrosse and requires more finesse. You will therefore only need the following to play:

  • Goggles
  • Mouthguard
  • Lacrosse stick
  • Shoes with studs

The association has goggles and lacrosse sticks you can borrow for a while, but most people prefer to buy their own stick and goggles after a few months of playing. There is a document to help you out with choosing a stick and goggles. You can also buy this via the association.