IYSA Tryout Dates Set for This Summer
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald
The Illinois Youth Soccer Association will conduct Chicago/Rockford area tryouts for Illinois resident soccer players.
The tryouts are for boys and girls born in 1984 (girls 1983/84), 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989.
The tryouts for players born in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987 are scheduled on July 21-22. For players born in 1988 and 1989, the tryouts are scheduled on July 28-29 in the Chicago area.
Enrollment deadline is June 27.
This program is for the serious soccer player - any skilled, hard-working, committed and coachable soccer player (male or female), who is an Illinois resident and for whom soccer is the preeminent participation sport.
Players must be willing to forgo a vacation, a social or another sports activity for State Select Soccer activities.
The Illinois State Select is the first step in the Olympic process whereby exceptionally gifted soccer players are evaluated at tryouts held throughout the state by the Illinois Youth Soccer Association.
From the district player level, a state pool is identified at the state tournament tryout from which the Illinois State Select pool team players are selected to participate in the state camp.
At the state camp, the Illinois State Select Team players, who will represent Illinois at the 14-state United States Youth Soccer Midwest Region II ODP Camp, will be identified. …