Frequently Asked Questions About Tryouts and US Soccer Initiatives

Welcome to U.S. Soccer’s presentation on the new Player Development Initiatives. We want to make sure all parts of the community are as informed as possible on our collective plan to develop players to best of their abilities.  Here is a video discussing the US Soccer Initiatives.

Birth Year Chart

The Birth Year Chart below provides an example on how to calculate age group and birth year. Year minus age group equals birth year. For the purposes of calculation, it is the second year of a split-year competitive season which determines what number should be used to calculate age group. Example: 2018 – U7 = 2011

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