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2020-2021 Open Registration and Tryout Information for Competitive and Premier

South Orlando Soccer Club (“SOSC”) is proud to announce open registration and tryouts for the 2020-2021 season.  Due to the unique situation of this spring season, we are offering several options to our existing and prospective families of SOSC to secure their place with the club. 

Open Registration

Existing players age groups from 2009 through 2002, all levels of competitive play:  

SOSC is offering the opportunity to allow existing players to accept a spot on their existing team for the 2020-21 season. 

If you wish to remain on your current team:  You must register before May 15th to automatically secure your spot on your team for 2020/21. A link to register for your team will be sent to you by your coach or team manager. If you fail to register by May 15th your spot will be released and you must attend an ID Session/ Tryout for placement on a team.

If you wish to be considered for another level team:  Players that want to be considered for a higher-level team should register by May 15th to secure their space on their current team and must attend an age-specific ID Sessions/ Tryouts to be considered for advancement to Premier/ Green or White from your current placement.

Existing players age groups 2010-2011, all levels of competitive play:  

If you wish to secure a space within your age group:  You must register before May 15th to automatically secure a spot for the 2020/21 season. A link to register for a 2020/21 team will be sent to you by the club. Existing players must still attend ID sessions/ Tryouts for evaluation to be placed on Premier, Green, White or Gray teams.

New families to SOSC, all age groups, and levels of competitive play:  

We have two options for new players wanting to join our SOSC family.  

If you are transferring from another club or you are new to competitive soccer, please email Miguel Gallardo (compdirector@southorlandosoccer.com) with any questions!

Why are we moving to this format for player placement during this season?

At South Orlando Soccer Club we continue to evaluate players throughout the year and make sure we are matching players with the right level of play for their development. Many clubs throughout the country are moving away from the large format tryout, especially in this time of social distancing, for safety reasons and to reduce the additional stress that is placed on our players during tryouts. This format will allow our coaches to start working directly with players, their families, and the competitive program director to make decisions for each player through training sessions when we can return to play. From there we can always make decisions to advance players to higher levels of play when it is determined to be best for the player and their family. 

Registration feeOur registration fee will remain $250.  We recognize the challenges some families may have incurred during the pandemic, so we will provide the option to split the registration fee payment into two payments 50% upon registration and the remaining 50% within 30 days for all players registering by May 15th, 2020.  All other club fees to remain the same as last year. Tournaments and travel, if necessary are additional and vary by team. 

Fees based on team level:
Premier – $1700 ($250 registration fee and $1450 club fees)
Green – $1200 ($250 registration fee and $950 club fees)
White – $1100 ($250 registration fee and $850 club fees)
Grey – $850 ($250 registration fee and $600 club fees)
U9 – U12 – $950 ($250 registration fee and $700 club fees)

Uniform:  New kits cost $160.00 which includes, 2 practice jerseys, 1 green jersey, shorts & socks, 1 white jersey, shorts & socks. All gear is NIKE and is purchased separately through United World Soccer.

PLEASE NOTE:  It is important to SOSC that we provide an opportunity for every child to play soccer.  It is equally important that each child is placed on a team that fits their mental and physical strengths and skills to allow each child to grow and continue to love the sport of soccer.  Therefore, SOSC reserves the right to move players up and down on playing levels during the year to ensure the right fit for the player and the team.

If you have any questions, please contact our Competitive Director, Miguel Gallardo compdirector@southorlandosoccer.com

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