Chicago KICS United FC welcomes all players of all abilities to tryout for our Select Academy teams (ages 6-19). The tryout element is a chance for the club to evaluate the player and is the only time the player will have to tryout for the Select Academy program. Once accepted and registered the player has a home with the Chicago KICS United FC Select Academy program.
Online Registration is required for all players wishing to become members of the Chicago KICS United FC Select Academy. Once you have submitted your application, please bring the receipt to your tryout.
The cost is $20.00 (U7-14 age groups) and you will receive a KICS Tryout Jersey upon arrival (which you will be able to keep).
There are two ways you can tryout:
Upcoming Supplementary Tryout Dates are listed below, including:
|Tryout Date:||Time:||Age Group:||Birth Year:||Location:|
|Tuesday, November 1||4:30-5:45pm||U8 Boys||2009||Dunbar Park Complex|
|4:30-6:00pm||U9 Boys||2008||Dunbar Park Complex|
|4:30-6:00pm||U10 Boys||2007||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:00-7:30pm||U12 Boys||2005||Dunbar Park Complex|
|Wednesday, November 2||4:30-6:00pm||U8 Girls||2009||Dunbar Park Complex|
|4:30-6:00pm||U9 Girls||2008||Dunbar Park Complex|
|4:30-6:00pm||U10 Girls||2007||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:00-7:30pm||U11 Girls||2006||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:00-7:30pm||U12 Girls||2005||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:15-8:00pm||U15-19 Girls||1998-2002||Jones College Prep Turf|
|Wednesday, November 2||4:30-6:00pm||U11 Boys||2006||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:00-7:30pm||U13 Boys||2004||Dunbar Park Complex|
|6:15-8:00pm||U14 Boys||2003||Jones College Prep Turf|
|Age Group||Birth Year|
|U7 (Age 7 & Under)||2010|
|U8 (Age 8 & Under)||2009|
|U9 (Age 9 & Under)||2008|
|U10 (Age 10 & Under)||2007|
|U11 (Age 11 & Under)||2006|
|U12 (Age 12 & Under)||2005|
|U13 (Age 13 & Under)||2004|
|U14 (Age 14 & Under)||2003|
|U15 (Age 15 & Under)||2002|
|U16 (Age 16 & Under)||2001|
|U17 (Age 17 & Under)||2000|
|U18 (Age 18 & Under)||1999|
|U19 (Age 19 & Under)||1998|
To practice-tryout, players must be non-registered members of any US Youth Soccer or US Club Soccer organization in the current 2016-17 season.
Practice tryouts are available to players at any point in the year. To apply, please fill out the tryout application (above) and we will be in contact with you shortly after receiving it. Your son/daughter will be invited to a practice with our current players in the Select Academy Teams for assessment. If accepted, you will be offered a roster spot for the current 2016-17 season (August, 2016 though to July 2017).
Dunbar Park Complex (Central):
Jones College Prep Turf:
Saint Ignatius College Prep Turf:
Chicago Indoor Sports (CIS):
Once you have registered for your tryout, you will receive information regarding your tryout date by email.
Players trying out will be invited to attend a practice with the current KICS Select Academy players. Players will be asked and required to attend one of the dates given to you by email.
Players who are successful in tryouts will be contacted directly by email shortly after your tryout.