West Warwick Soccer Association: Competitive Soccer
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Wednesday, March 1
Competitive Tryouts for the 2017/2018 Season - June 2017
Monday, May 1
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
· When are tryouts?
o Tryouts will take place in May. Dates & Times are listed on our Calendar.
· How do I sign-up for tryouts?
o On Saturdays during the fall recreational soccer season (excluding Labor Day weekend) there will be a book of sign-up forms at the concession stand at Riverpoint Soccer fields.
· What should I bring to tryouts?
o Players participating in tryouts should wear soccer appropriate clothes (shoes & shin guards) and bring a ball.
§ Players are NOT allowed to wear a WWSA competitive jersey
· What is the cost?
o There is NO cost to tryout, and all players interested in playing at a more competitive level are encouraged to attend.
o If selected for a team, there are costs for uniforms (if you don’t already have one) and for registration. The amount differs from team to team and is based on the number of players selected.
§ Approximate Winter Indoor Cost: approx. $ 250 per session, includes indoor practice
§ Approximate Spring Outdoor Cost: approx. $ 150
· What if I can’t attend tryouts?
o Sign-up AT tryouts and complete the excuse form indicating the reason. These forms will be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis at the league meeting. If approved, the Player Agent/Competitive Coordinator will review the player’s playing history and rank the player accordingly (may involve observing the player in a recreational game situation)
· Can I tryout if I don’t live in West Warwick?
o Yes, but your selection is limited to the number of distinct towns that are represented by the team. Each team is limited to a maximum of five towns.
· Can I tryout if I play for a “premier” team?
o Yes, but your selection is based on the division that the coach decides to enter. Certain divisions limit the number of “premier” players that can play on one team.
· Can I play outdoors in the Spring if I don’t play indoors in the Winter?
o Yes, before each session (two indoor sessions and one outdoor session) the coach must create their team based on the competitve rankings from the tryouts.
· Who do I contact with specific questions:o email@example.com