Youth Development Program (YDP) Application


The APA Player Development Program would like to invite all interested youth players to join the Youth Development Program for the year. The Youth Development Program is open to all APA members under the age of 21. Membership is good for one year, resetting on December 31st. Membership fee is $45 for the year.


  • Coaching at tournaments
  • Invitations to YDP specific events, clinics and camps
  • Mentorship in a variety of topics (horsemanship, polocrosse skills, traveling tips/connections, etc.)
  • Quarterly virtual calls
  • A YDP hoodie
  • Automatically “long listed” for all YDP tours


  • A current APA member is good standing
  • You must be under 21 as of January 1st of the year you apply for membership
  • You must have access to at least one qualified horse (NOTE: number of horses required may be different if you are applying to be a part of a specific event or tour)
  • You may be asked to seek sponsors and/or participate in fundraising for the YDP, as appropriate for planned activities. This money will not apply to any one person’s account for clinics, camps, or tours.
  • YDP membership is contingent upon following the APA Code of Conduct and can be revoked at the discretion of the PDP Chairperson without reimbursement

2024 UK/US Veterans & Masters Polocrosse Tour

Heartland Polocrosse Club, a local club of the American Polocrosse Association, will host 8 Veterans & Masters, United Kingdom Polocrosse Association, players coordinated by Wayne Henning, to participate in the Blue Ridge Brawl APA Sanctioned Tournament & UK V&M US Tour, August 16, 17,  and 18, 2024, at Heartland Polocrosse Club, 35805 Allder School Road,

Ratings System Updates

The APA has a new ratings system that will be implemented this year.  There are some big changes from the previous system to the new one. The new ratings are meant to reflect where a player should likely play in a US tournament. They are not meant to be compared to the ratings of other

2024 Standards of Play Changes

Your APA Umpire panel and board members have been hard at work to fine tune the Standards of Play to continue to improve the spirit of the game that we all love to play. In an effort to continue to strive for the utmost fairness in all tournaments, some edits to the Standards of Play