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EXTRA Tryouts

            

Register for Tryouts - No fee

Questions: Simon King at [email protected]


AYSO EXTRA teams will be formed by fair and impartial tryouts. Tryouts will be held over the period Jun to Aug prior to the start of the Fall season. A minimum of 3 tryouts per AYSO age division will be held, weather permitting. Players do not have to attend all tryouts, however, the more time the Evaluators see a player the more accurate the evaluation.

PLAYER ELIGIBILITY - Any player is eligible to participate in the EXTRA program subject to the following:

a. Player eligibility, as it pertains to age requirements to participate in a specific gender/age bracket, is defined in the AYSO National Rules & Regulations.

b. Players not currently registered as a member of AYSO may attend a tryout by registering on the Region website.

c. Before a player can participate in any training and/or match play they must be registered in AYSO System of Record and have participated in a player evaluation/tryout.

d. The AYSO System of Record shall be the source of determining all players’ current registration status.

PLAYER SELECTION - Selection of players to join EXTRA teams are subject to the following:

a. Players may only be selected from candidates who attended tryouts. The Section Director or his/her designee overseeing the gaming circuit must approve any exceptions.

b. Once selected and position accepted, the player may not drop off one team and be picked up by another team during that season. All players and parents will sign the team commitment form, which prohibits all participants in the AYSO EXTRA Program from switching teams during the season.

c. Tryouts should be conducted using the standard format and evaluation forms available from the AYSO National. EXTRA Program Director should be contacted for advice.

TRYOUT PROCESS – Evaluations shall be as impartial as possible. Tryouts should be conducted in accordance with the following:

a.    Evaluators should be certified Coaches at 1 age division older (except 19U) than the division being evaluated. AYSO Camps Coaches or Challenger Coaches may be used as Evaluators, with permission of the Region Commissioner; requests to EXTRA Program Director.

b.    Coaches of an EXTRA Program Team should not participate in their team's evaluation. Coaches should observe all the players throughout the evaluations.

c.    A parent of a player trying out for an EXTRA Program Team should not participate as an evaluator for his/her child's gender/age bracket.

d.    Evaluators are strongly encouraged to use a small‐sided game format to evaluate players.

e.    Evaluators are strongly encouraged to utilize the AYSO Player Evaluation Procedure available at ayso.org.

f.     Evaluators are to submit player rankings/ratings and their recommendation to the EXTRA Program Director; for record keeping.

g.   The EXTRA Program Director, or the nominated designee, shall compile proposed team roster for discussion with the team coaches.

h.    Arbitration over player selection rests with the EXTRA Program Director, or Region Commissioner.

To sign up to tryout please go to www.AYSO498.org  and register for EXTRA Tryout, just like you would register for a regular season. 

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