Summer Travel Team(Upstate Lacrosse Association)

Upstate Lacrosse Association (ULA) is a league comprised of youth travel teams from across Central New York (e.g., Cortland, ES-M, Cazenovia, J-D, etc.). Travel to various hosting sites is required.  This is open to boys and girls in grades 3-8.  There is also a high school boys division which is open to boys that are in grades 9-11.

There is typically one practice night each week in addition to the games.  Players are expected to attend practices and games.

Grade level is determined by current school grade.  FMYLA Travel Team(ULA) is a competitive League for experienced players that takes place in the Summer.  It is STRONGLY encouraged that players who sign up for FMYLA travel have two years experience. 

Travel Team Practices will be scheduled by the coach.

Travel Team Questions: email

ULA Upstate Lacrosse Association website: http://ulalax.com/

Frequently asked ULA(Travel Team) Questions:


What age group am I in if I am currently in 6th grade?

You would play on 5/6 grade team. You play on your current grade team…not the grade you will be in the fall.


Can my son or daughter play up if they have lots of experience?

No, they must play with their grade.


Where are the ULA games held?

They are held around central New York, usually within 30 minutes of home.


What day will my son/daughter play?

3/4's play on Mondays, 5/6’s play on Tuesdays and 7/8’s play on Wednesday nights. Game times will be announced but they are usually between 5:30 and 7:30 pm


When will we have game schedules?

Game schedules usually come out the first weekend in June.


Can I still sign up for ULA after the cut off date?

No, at that time teams have to be firmed up and rosters have to be submitted.


Will we play a game at FM?

Yes, we try to schedule 3 games per season at FM which are held at the high school.


What if I cannot make all the games?

It is understandable you may miss one or two games but if you know you will miss more than that please do not sign up for ULA.