2017-18 Select Program 

 

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 2009/2008)
    • 7v7 team: maximum squad per festival 12
  • U12 Teams* (players born in 2007/2006)
    • 9v9 team: maximum squad per festival 16
  • U14 Teams* (players born in 2005/2004) - new for Indoor
    • 11v11

* Note: Select age groups are combined years. U10 Select is combined U9-U10. U12 Select is combined U11-U12.  U14 Select is combined U13-U14.

Important Dates

Indoor

  • Tryouts
    • September - Registration now open, please see tryout dates below
  • Registration Deadline
    • Mid-October
  • Start Date
    • Beginning November
  • End Date
    • End March

Outdoor

  • Tryouts
    • February-March (before March Break)
  • Registration Deadline
    • End March
  • Start Date
    • Mid-April
  • End Date
    • Mid-September
  • Festivals/Tournaments/Exhibition Games Throughout the Year*

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

Commitment Level

Indoor

  • 2 weekly practices*
    • U10 - Mondays and Sundays
    • U12 - Thursdays and Sundays
    • U14 - Mondays and Sundays
  • No practice on long weekends

Tentative practice schedule can be viewed here.

*Please note, practice days are tentative

Outdoor

  • 2 weekly practices
    • No practice on long weekends
  • Festivals/Tournaments/Exhibition Games Throughout the Year*

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


Tryout Information

2017 Select Fall Tryout Schedule for players born between 2004-2009 is below. Players are not required to attend all three tryouts, however, attending all tryouts is strongly recommended. We ask that you please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your tryout to check-in.  Players are to register for their birth year tryout and not the select age group tryout, however, 2005/04 year will be done together.

All participants must register prior to attending.  This is very important as players are contacted via email after the tryouts.  A $20.00 fee will be applied which will cover all three tryouts.  Click here to enter the registration site.

Please remember to bring with you:
  - Soccer ball
  - Soccer shoes
  - Shin guards
  - Proper soccer attire
  - Water

Schedule updated August 30th


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