Bill Harvey Sportsmanship Award

Bill Harvey Sportsmanship Award presented to Northern Virginia Youth Lacrosse League
(NVYLL) by Washington Lacrosse Officials Association (WALOA):

  • Organization must positively affect a community's sports culture and game environment.
  • Organization acts clearly to demonstrate sportsmanship. WALOA defines a sportsmanship act as behavior exhibited during competition by student-athletes based on values, respect and integrity.
  • Organization’s displays act(s) of integrity that go beyond the sport's playing rules and etiquette.(i.e. the field managers engaged in assisting the flow of the game, coaches respectful of the game)
  • The organization is recognized by WALOA officials as well organized (i.e. WALOA received positive feedback on reports about the organization)