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Try-outs for the Fire

By Nick Webster



KANSAS CITY, KS - MARCH 16: Alex #71 of Chicago Fire works the ball against the Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park on March 16, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas
KANSAS CITY, KS - MARCH 16: Alex #71 of Chicago Fire works the ball against the Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park on March 16, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Thursday that the club will hold tryouts for the fully-funded Academy program for players born in the years 1995 through 2003. All tryouts for the 2013/2014 Academy program will take place on the Toyota Park Training Field (7000 S. Harlem Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455) beginning Monday, May 6.  

Registration is limited to those who register at www.Chicago-Fire.com/Academy/Tryouts. Walk-up registrations will not be accepted.

The Chicago Fire Academy is a fully-funded professional youth development program that looks to identify promising young soccer players and introduce them to a professional soccer environment with the purpose of advancing the most talented players to the professional ranks of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.  

Chicago Fire Academy Tryouts:

Academy Team (Birth Year)                  Date and Time                                                  Location

2003 Academy (2003)                            Monday, May 6 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

2002 Academy (2002)                            Tuesday, May 7 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

2001 Academy (2001)                            Wednesday, May 8 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT              Toyota Park Training Field

2000 Academy (2000)                            Wednesday, May 8 – 8:00-9:30 p.m. CT              Toyota Park Training Field

1999 Academy (1999)                            Thursday, May 9 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT                  Toyota Park Training Field

1998 Academy (1998)                            Tuesday, May 7 – 8:00-9:30 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

Goalkeeper Tryouts:

Birth Year                                             Date and Time                                                  Location

2003-1999                                             Friday, May 10 – 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT                    Toyota Park Training Field

1998-1995                                             Friday, May 10 – 7:30-8:30 p.m. CT                    Toyota Park Training Field

Chicago Fire U-14 USSDA Academy Tryouts:

Birth Year                                             Date and Time                                                  Location

2000/1999                                             Monday, May 6 – 8:00-9:30 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

Chicago Fire U-15/16 USSDA Academy Tryouts:

Birth Year                                             Date and Time                                                  Location

1998/1997                                             Monday, July 1 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

                                                            Tuesday, July 2 – 5:00-6:30 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

Chicago Fire U-17/18 USSDA Academy Tryouts:

Birth Year                                             Date and Time                                                  Location

1996/1995                                             Monday, July 1 – 5:00-6:30 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field

                                                            Tuesday, July 2 – 6:30-8:00 p.m. CT                   Toyota Park Training Field