2017 Select Program 

 

Page updated February 9th, 2017

Goal of the Select Program

There are two goals for the Select Program:

  1. To provide players who did not make the Competitive program a chance to play in a structured program and improve their skill and technique in accordance with the North Toronto Soccer Club DNA and LTPD. The aim is to try and improve to make the Competitive Program the following year.
     
  2. To provide players who cannot make the commitment needed to be part of the Competitive program a chance to play in a structured program and improve their skill and technique in accordance with the North Toronto Soccer Club DNA and LTPD.

Team Formation

  • U10 Teams* (players born in 2008/2007)
    • 7v7 team: maximum squad per festival 12
  • U12 Teams* (players born in 2006/2005)
    • 9v9 team: maximum squad per festival 16

* Note: Select age groups are combined years. U10 Select is combined U9-U10. U12 Select is combined U11-U12.

Important Dates

  • Tryouts - ALL TRYOUTS COMPLETE

Note: All tryouts are not mandatory, however attending as many as possible will give coaches a better chance to evaluate players.

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Saturday, February 25th at Central Tech Bubble

The tryout will be held in the bubble. Central Tech school parking lot is located one block East.

Time Field 1 Central Tech Field 2 Central Tech Field 3 Central Tech
1 pm U12 (2005 - 2006) Boys    
2 pm U10 (2007 - 2008) Boys U10 (2007 - 2008) Girls U12 (2005 - 2006) Girls

Sunday, February 26th at Upper Canada College Bubble

The tryout will be held in the bubble. To access the field please go through the arena.

Time Field 1 UCC Field 2 UCC
9 am U10 (2007 - 2008) Girls U12 (2005 - 2006) Boys
9:45am U10 (2007 - 2008) Boys U12 (2005 - 2006) Girls

Saturday, March 4th at Upper Canada College Bubble

The tryout will be held in the bubble. To access the field please go through the arena.

Time Field 1 UCC Field 2 UCC
8 am U10 (2007-2008) Girls U12 (2005 - 2006) Boys
9 am U10 (2007 - 2008) Boys U12 (2005 - 2006) Girls

Please bring the following with you to the tryouts:

  • Cleats
  • Shin guards
  • Ball
  • Water
  • appropriate soccer attire

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  • Tryouts Results

    • March 8th, 2017
  • Team Registration Deadline

    • March 31st, 2017
  • Start Date

    • April 19th, 2017
  • End Date

    • September 17th, 2017
  • Tentative Festivals/Tournaments*

    • May 6th – 7th Frank Sobil Spring Classic (Oshawa) [Girls]
    • May 13th – 14th Frank Sobil Spring Classic (Oshawa) [Boys]
    • June 24th – 25th The Robbie Festival (Scarborough)
    • September 16th – 17th Richmond Hill Challenge Festival (Richmond Hill)

​*Festival/tournaments in July and August will be entered on a confirmed player availability basis

There is no formal indoor program for the Select Program. There are options for interested players through Skills Development and Talent Development Centres which can be found here.

Commitment Level

Players are expected at all practices and agreed festivals/tournaments. We recognize that there will be absences due to camps and vacations.

Number of Practices per Week

  • 2 weekly practices *Subject to change
    • TENTATIVE:
      • U10- Tuesday evenings & Thursday evenings
      • U12- Mondays evenings & Wednesday evenings
    • Locations TBD
    • No practice on long weekends
    • One week blackout from August 5th -11th, 2017 (no games or practices).

Exhibition Games

There will be 8 exhibition games, one every other Sunday throughout the season. Games will be either inter-squad, against a Nitros team or against another club’s team. Game dates:

  • April 30th
  • May 28th
  • June 4th
  • June 15th
  • July 16th
  • July 30th
  • August 27th
  • September 10th

Tryout Registration

To register for the select tryouts, please click HERE


For more information, please contact the Select Coordinator Nicolas Hurtado at nicolas@northtorontosoccer.com