As part of the LMAA league rules, weight limits are established for players allowed to advance the ball from the line of scrimage. These rules / limits are a safety consideration for all those participating in the league.
Weigh-in's are scheduled and conducted by all the respective area participating organizations. All player wishing to be eligable per section 9 of the LMAA Official League Rules must attend an LMAA weigh-in. A failure to attend a LMAA weigh-in will result in the player be classified as ineligable (a black striper) regardless of the players actual weight.