Travel soccer is a great environment for competitiveness and high-level skills training. Any player considering making the jump to a traveling team should be made aware of the following:
All players interested in Travel soccer must complete an online registration. All age groups U10-U18 (for the fall Boys must not yet be in High School and Girls teams through High School) age divisions will be determined by the TBSA Board of Directors in conjunction with MSYSA Rules and Regulations. The intent is to have teams available for the Fall and Spring seasons. Any age group formed must have an approved coach by the TBSA Board.
The Alpena FC teams play in the Northern Michigan Soccer Alliance (NMSA). Girls generally play on Saturdays and Boys on Sundays. (additional tournament play is encouraged and up to each individual team) Teams will typically start practicing 2-3 times a week in August with games running through October. Then again in the Spring with the season wrapping up about the same time school lets out. More information on possible game locations can be found at: www.northernmichigansoccer.com
If an age group is formed with an excessive number of players an on field Try-out will be conducted at a specified time.
There is no fee due during the try-out registration.
Season Fees vary team to team depending on number of games and tournament participation. A new registration will need to be completed if your player is chosen to participate at which time the TBSA fee of $55.00 will be collected all other fees will be paid directly to the coach/manager with-in one week of the mandatory scheduling meeting held before each season. Team fees for the 2018-2019 seasons ranged from $40-$135 depending on team for each the fall and spring seasons. Players will be required to purchase and maintain their own approved uniform and socks 2018-19 cost was approx. $56 for two jerseys and one pair of shorts and approx. $15pr. for the approved team socks.
FC Travel Team Coordinator/Coach
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