Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to Register for Tryouts?
Yes, every player must register with YPL ELITE before they’re allowed to tryout and/or participate in any training session we offer.
There is a non-refundable tryout fee payable online at time of registration.
We have 3 seperate tryout dates for you to choose from. You must attend at least one tryout to be considered for team selection. Once registered you can attend one or all three dates, however yo only need to pay the fee once.
Walk-Up registrations will NOT be accepted the day of tryouts this year.
You must register online.
* SPECIAL NOTES * Tryout Fees covers and includes field time, coaches, equipment and other ordinary expenses associated with tryouts.
When Do Team Practices Start?
Practices are set to begin the week after our final tryout date. Practices will be held Every Sunday. All practices are mandatory for all teams. A 100% commitment is the standard. Please schedule appointments, study time, family vacations, etc. around the practice & tournament schedule.
How many teams will there be?
We typically compete in two age divisions: 18U and 15U.
When we can we add 14U & 12U teams to our program.
(If you are interested in coaching one of these age groups contact us)
Are There Player Cuts?
Yes. We will have more players trying out for roster spots (25 per team) than we have room. Juniors & Sophomores must make a 18U team. Freshmen - 7th grade athletes (based on age and date of birth) are eligible for 15U teams.
Are Tryout Dates Mandatory?
Yes. It is very competitive to make YPL Elite 7v7 travel team. We do not require for you to attend all tryouts but we do encourage that you attend our tryout dates. However, you only required to pay one tryout fee.
If I am Sick or Injured Should I Still Come to Tryouts?
Injured athletes should still come out to tryouts if they want to be considered for placement on a team. We WILL NOT make an injured athlete compete. If an athlete is sick please contact us.
When Are Tryout Results Announced?
Parents & Athletes will be contacted by email or phone within 48 hours of our final tryout date. The email will include detailed information on what to expect for the season, team fees, tournament schedules info, etc.
How Many Athletes on Per Team?
We will carry 25 athletes per team.
How Many Practices Per Week?
Teams will practice at least once per week (Sunday) beginning in January. We DO NOT plan on scheduling any team practices during the week to allow our athletes to focus on their schoolwork.
How Many Tournaments Will You Do?
You are guarenteed to be invited to THREE (3) tournaments per season whether it be local or travel. We want our athletes to get the most out of the 7v7 season.
PLEASE NOTE: Some tournaments will call for us to leave on Fridays due to length of travel so you may have to miss some Fridays from school.
If Offered Placement on a Team?
A deposit will be due within 72 hours after being offered a roster spot. Pricing will be emailed separately after accepting placement on a team. We can not guarantee roster spots unless payment has been made.