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Interested in joining an experienced soccer club?  Then Force Soccer Club is for you!  

The Force Soccer Club Offers: 

  • Extensive club provided team training year-round
  • Paid professional trainers used for all ages and skill levels 
  • Paid and volunteer coaches (team based)
  • High-quality soccer at an affordable price

Force Soccer Club is an MYSA sanctioned soccer club formed in 2017 as the result of the merger between Rebels Soccer Club and Northwest Kickers Soccer Club. Both clubs have a rich history dating back to 1955. We provide youth in the Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Osseo, Dayton and surrounding communities the opportunity to reach their full potential as individuals and soccer players through a positive soccer experience.

 

2019 Tryouts for Traveling Teams

Tryouts for the 2019 summer season are held immediately after the end of the 2018 summer season, in late July/early August.

The tryout fee covers the cost of administering the tryouts and is a NON-refundable fee to all traveling players. Every traveling player must have paid the tryout fee, whether or not they attend tryouts, in order to be considered for placement on any Force traveling soccer team.

Tryout Fees:

  • $40 if paid online during the club’s pre-registration window (through 11:59 pm July 27th)
  • $55 after July 27th

Tryouts to be held at Zane Sports Fields. Tryout check-in will occur by Zane fields 6 and 7. Players are encouraged to attend all scheduled tryouts for their age group.

The tryout fee does NOT commit a player to Force Soccer Club, nor does it guarantee a player a position on a Force team. It simply pays for the cost of administering tryouts.

Following tryouts, families can check this page to see if their player has made a summer team and if so, which team. At that point, each player and their family will make a decision to either accept or decline the offer by the listed deadline.  The player/family will then have until the deadline to accept or decline the offer by registering online.

No action by the player/family will be treated as the position being declined.  

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2019 Tryout Schedule

FORCE SOCCER CLUB TRYOUT - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q:   What is the purpose of Tryouts?

A:  Tryouts are conducted every year for competitive soccer. Players will be placed at the level where they fit best developmentally based on the coach feedback and player development over the season and tryout performance. Rosters typically change season-to-season between U9–U14, and somewhat between U14–U18. 

QWhen are tryout sessions scheduled?

A: 2019 Spring Season tryouts are scheduled for Saturday, July 28-Wednesday, August 1st, 2018.  Please see the list for exact times by age group.

Tryouts for U9-U10 are 90 minutes and there is 1 session per age group. Tryouts for U11 - U17 are 60 to 90-minute sessions and each age group will have 2 dates/times.  All players are strongly encouraged to attend both dates/times at the U11-U17 groups. Please arrive several minutes early to allow for the check-in process.  Each player will be given a tryout shirt upon check-in to wear during tryouts.  Parents are asked to stay on the field for the duration of the tryout.

QWhere are tryouts held?

A:  Tryouts for will be held at Zane Sports Complex, 8900 Zane Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443.    

QIs there a cost to try out?

A: Yes, tryout fees are mandatory and non-refundable for all players. 2019 Tryout fees are $40.00 per player if registration is completed by 11:59 pm July 20th or $55.00 after July 20th.  Online registration is required prior to check-in. Registration is currently open, see our Registration Page for details.

Q:  Do I have to pay tryout fees to play even if I can't attend tryouts or don't try out?

A: Yes, you are required to pay a tryout fee for placement on a team for all players, even if the player cannot attend the tryout sessions.

QWhat am I trying out for?

A: Tryouts are used to determine placement for similarly skilled players in the same age brackets, for U9-U18, for Spring/Summer season teams.  Fall league play is optional.

QDo you offer soccer for U9?

A: Yes! Tryouts will be held for U9.

QHow do I know which age group my child is in?

A: Age groups are defined by the MYSA Birth Year Guidelines for the appropriate season.

Q:  Will my child be able to play with his/her friends?

A:  While teamwork is very important, keeping teams together starting at U9 would not be beneficial. Individual kids develop at different rates and grouping players based on their developmental level at the point of time is in the best interest of the individual and the team. This gives the opportunity to all players to be both challenged and successful. 

QWhat if I don't play fall league but want to play Spring/Summer?

A: Tryout placement applies to the Spring/Summer season independent of fall participation. Players can register for fall league independent of Spring/Summer League play.

QWhat's the tryout process?

A: Each player is given two opportunities to try out at the U11-U17 age brackets and will be assessed by experienced evaluators. U9-U10 players are evaluated in one session. A variety of soccer skills and situations will be evaluated. Each player will receive a score that will be used for team placement. Upon completion of the tryouts, a placement committee meets to determine player and team placement. Results will be posted on the website for each after the final decisions are made. Players' tryout numbers and initials will be posted online.

Q: What should I bring to tryouts?

A: Come prepared on your scheduled day with cleats, an age-appropriate ball, shin guards and water!

QCan parents and coaches watch or attend the tryout sessions?

A: Parents and coaches are not allowed to participate in the evaluation of players. Parents must remain on the field but they will be separated from the tryout area.

QWhat if I can't make the tryout sessions?

A: If a player cannot make any of the scheduled tryout sessions please contact the gender director for any next steps.

QMy player would like to try out for an older age level, but there is only one age group available for sign up.  How do we sign up for the older tryout?

A: The player will only need to register at their age level (automatically determined by birth date) and pay one tryout fee, then contact the Gender Director to notify them of your interest in trying out at for an older age group. The player will need to attend the tryouts for both age groups to be evaluated at each level.

Other questions?

Please contact the Gender Director to answer any other questions.

US Youth Soccer Age Changes