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Windy City Celtic FC Tryouts

Player Tryouts

Windy City Celtic FC invite both Girls and Boys to try out for our teams. Teams are offered at the U15 (8th Grade) level through U-19 (12th Grade) age group for both boys and girls. Players MUST attend one of the tryout dates, but are welcome to attend all.

Tryouts Format & Evaluation

  • Tryouts last 1 hour, including warm-up time. 
  • Typical tryout format includes 1v1, 2v2, 7v7 games and sometimes 11v11 games.
  • The Each player will be evaluated in 5 skill areas with a score of 1 to 5 issued for each skill area.
    • Dribbling / Ball Control
    • Receiving / First Touch
    • Passing / Serving
    • Shooting / Crossing / Striking
    • Positioning / Spatial Awareness

Team Selection/Offer

  • At the end of the tryout, the average score will be used to help place players on appropriate teams.
  • An e-mail offer will be issued at the conclusion of tryouts. 
  • Once offered a spot, players have 7 days (1 week) to register. Failure to register within the 7 days may result in the offer to be withdrawn.
  • Not all players are offered spots on teams.

Tryout Information:

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Tryout Fee: $25
  • Late Registration: $35
    • Spring Tryout Dates: After May 1
    • Fall Tryout Dates: After October 1
    • Winter Tryout Dates: After January 1
  • Tryout Shirt - All players will receive a SkoMor SC/ Celtic FC Tryout T-Shirt with number.
  • What to Bring to Tryouts:
    • Print Registration Confirmation
    • Shin guards with soccer socks
    • Playing shoes (turf or cleats)
    • All players should wear soccer clothing:
      • Shorts or training paints
    • Suggested: water and ball
  • Tryout Dates & Time: Go to tab for specific dates/times.


Tryout Registration

Specific Tryout Information

Tryout Shirt

Tryout Shirt - All players will receive a Celtic FC Tryout T-Shirt with number. Once a Tryout T-shirt is issued, please bring to every tryout the player attends. If the shirt is lost a $10 payment is needed to be issued a 2nd shirt, which will have a different number.

Celtic FC Tryout Shirt

Age Group Chart

Birth Year Age Group
2014 U8
2013 U8
2012 U8
2011 U8
2010 U9
2009 U10
2008 U11
2007 U12
2006 U13
2005 U14
2004 U15
2003 U16
2002 U17
2001 U18
2000 U19