Monterey Tribe Lacrosse Club

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Welcome to Monterey Tribe Lacrosse!

Many new families have similar questions, and the most common is what gear do I need to buy?

Boys and Girls games have different equipment requirements.  Here is a general list. 

Please see the US Lacrosse Equipment Fitting Guide for specific details.


Girls Requirements:

  • Cleats (soccer or lacrosse preferred, no baseball)
  • Mouth guard
  • Stick (attack length)
  • Eye Protectors

Boys Requirements:

  • Cleats (soccer or lacrosse preferred, no baseball)
  • NOCSAE certified lacrosse helmet.  MTLC requires a helmet color of Matte Black.  We recommend the Cascade CPX-R or U08/U10 and the Cascade R for U12/U14. 
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Elbow or Arm Guards
  • Gloves
  • Cup
  • Stick (attack length or optional long pole)
  • (optional) Rib Pads

Goalies requirements:

  • Throat Guard*
  • Chest Pad* (replaces shoulder pads)
  • Goalie Stick*
  • (optional) Shin or Leg Guards
  • (optional) Goalie specific Gloves.  Goalie gloves come with added protection for the thumb.

*Items supplied by MTLC for each team.  


Where to purchase?

Sometimes lacrosse equipment for beginners can be found at Big 5 Sporting Goods or Dick's Sporting Goods, but they usually have basic equipment only.  You can also try online retailers like, or