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Select Tryout General Information

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 tryout dates have been pushed back to July 13th-21st by WYSA. Specific tryout dates and times will be posted in Mid/Late-June as we understand all options (and possible restrictions). 

If you are not able to attend tryouts during this time frame (due to injury or being out of town) still register and note that in your registration. 

All players with 2003-2011 birth years are welcome to tryout for an Fond du Lac Phoenix Select team.  Any player with 2012 birth year will need permission to tryout from our President, Chad Collett. 

Registration for tryouts will open June 1st. Please read all information for the 2019-2021 Age Group requirements to find your appropriate time to tryout. 

Here are an overview about Fond du Lac Phoenix Select tryouts and programs offered:

  • You must attend tryouts to be considered for a Fond du Lac Phoenix select team. If you cannot attend FOR ANY REASON please notify right away. (But you are still required to register)
  • each session is typically 90 minutes 
  • the color structure of our teams are Red (top tier) and then Black. White is used only when there is a third team in an age group
  • tryout evaluations will be done by independent evaluators and Select League Phoenix Coaches. 
  • Due to potential tryout restrictions and COVID related hardships, there is a NO tryout fee this year. 

Tryout Day:

  • arrive 25-30 minutes before your session to check in at the concession stand pavilion and warm up after getting checked in. 
  • Wear shin guards, cleats and bring a properly inflated ball and water bottle
  • players will receive a tryout number and matching pinney for the tryout session
  • parents may not be on the tryout fields


  • all players will receive notification by email, or phone.


  • once you accept an offer, you must secure your roster spot by registering online.  Instructions will be emailed to players receiving offers.
  • The 2012-2021 season player pass for their new team begins on August 1, 2020 and runs until July 31, 2021.
  • A player photo (for player card) must be submitted upon tryouts.

First Date of Offers: July 21, 2020

You will have 48 hours upon receipt of an offer to accept.

Birth Year and Season Matrix

When determining the age group for a season, the year the season ends should be used for determining the birth year. Also note that the format “U followed by age” really means that age and younger.

If going into 8th Grade, your tryout level is U14. If going into High School, then U15-18 range would be your tryout level.

Age Chart by Birth Year and Seasonal Year

Use the chart below to determine your appropriate age group. The Fond du Lac Soccer Association is a member of the Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association who follows US Soccer age guidelines for teams. It is based on calendar birth year (not grade level) so teams may consist of players in two different grade levels. Please note the U teams in yellow are our select level age groups.