West Warwick Soccer Association: Fall 2013 Competitive

Thursday, August 8
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

·         When are tryouts?

o   2013 Tryouts will take place in early fall.


                          Saturday, September 14th (Rain Date:  Saturday, September 21st)
                               U-10 Boys - 3:00pm
                         U-10 Girls - 3:30pm
                         ALL U-8 - 4:00pm
                          Sunday, September 15th (Rain Date:  Sunday, September 22nd)
                               U-12 Boys - 2:00pm
                         U-12 Girls - 3:00pm
                         U-14 Boys - 4:00pm
                         U-14 Girls - 5:00pm
                         ALL U-16 - 5:30pm

·         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 not a 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: $100 - $150 per session

§  Approximate Spring Outdoor Cost: $50 - $75

·         What if I can’t attend tryouts?

o   Sign-up for tryouts and complete the excuse form indicating the reason.  These forms can be obtained from Kim Johnson or Tina Gresian.  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   Tina Gresian, tgresian@gmail.com

Sunday, August 11
WWSA Competitive Guidelines updated as of 6/27/13