TRYOUT PROCESS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I have to pre-register in your system for tryouts ?

Yes.  It is critical that you pre-register for the correct tryout session in our system.  If you do not register we have no way to communicate with you after tryouts have concluded.   There is no fee to participate in our tryouts. 

What is my child's age bracket for tryouts ?

Go to www.wcsocceracademy.org and click Tryout Information.  Scroll down on that page for an age bracket chart.  All players should attend their “age appropriate” tryout session.  all teams will be formed based on the U.S. Soccer mandated CALENDAR YEAR system.

What is the difference between WCFC - New York Open Tryouts and WCFC - New Jersey Open Tryouts ?

WCFC - New York Open Tryouts is based out of our primary location in NY (Orangetown / Rockland County, NY).  Teams formed based on these tryouts will train and play their games in NY.  The WCFC - New Jersey Open Tryouts are based out of the Superdome in Waldwick, NJ (for WCFC - Waldwick branch) and Soccer Coliseum in Teaneck, NJ  (for WCFC - Teaneck branch).  Teams formed out of the NJ tryouts will train and play their games in NJ. 

Can my child double-card with another soccer club ?

World Class - NEW YORK  -  If your child plays with WCFC - NY the answer is NO.  Most of the leagues that the NY teams compete in (National Premier League, ECNL and USSF Development Academy) do not permit double-carding.  So as a club , largely based on the rules of the leagues we play in, we do not allow double-carding. 

World Class - NEW JERSEY  (Waldwick & Teaneck) -  If your child plays for WCFC - Waldwick or WCFC - Teaneck, the answer is YES, subject to approval of your head coach and compliance with the WCFC's policy.   

Does my child have to attend all tryout sessions ?

We strongly encourage players to attend all tryout sessions for their age group.  As long as you attend at least one session, you will be evaluated for placement in our program.  If you are unable to make both sessions please send us an email at … info@wcsocceracademy.org

What tryout session should I attend for the new Orangetown tier of the travel program ?

The WCFC – Open Tryouts.   Go to www.wcsocceracademy.org, click Tryout Information and then click WCFC – Open Tryouts. 

What are the different levels of programs within World Class - New York and World Class - New Jersey ?

World Class FC - New York   World Class FC - New Jersey
Elite Level   N/A
Premier Level   Premier Level

Classic Level  (includes Orangetown teams)

  N/A
Development Level  (includes Orangetown teams)   Developmental Level

 

I understand World Class - New York has two levels above the Development Program for players in the Elite and Premier program.  If I attend tryouts for the Elite team will I automatically be considered for the Premier team ?

Yes.    If you attend the Elite tryouts and you do not receive an invitation to a team, you will automatically be considered for the Premier team.  In addition,  if you attend the Premier team tryouts and you do not receive an invitation, you will automatically be considered for the Orangetown based Classic team.  If you wish to attend tryout sessions for more than one level of play, you can certainly do that.   If you do not attend different tryout sessions for the different levels, you will automatically be considered for more than one level of play / team.  The same process applies moving upwards.  For example, if you attend the Premier program tryouts, you may receive an invitation to the Elite program team. 

The above does not apply to World Class - New Jersey as this program will have one single team in each age group at a level which is comprable to the Development Program at WCFC - NY and the Premier Program. 

If I register and pay for OMM Soccer's recreation program and then receive an invitation to join a World Class FC travel team, do I lose any money ?

No.  If you pay a registration fee to OMM Soccer and then receive an invitation to join World Class FC, you will receive a full credit for the money paid to OMM Soccer against your World Class FC tuition. 

If I attend tryouts for the new Orangetown tier of the travel program and do not receive an invitation to the team can I play with OMM Soccer ?

Yes.  Any Orangetown resident that does not receive an invitation to the World Class FC program is guaranteed a roster position with OMM Soccer.

I want to speak with somebody about my child.  How can I reach somebody ?

Send an email to info@wcsocceracademy.org with your phone number and we will call you back.

 


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