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-- Competitive Soccer --

Cottage Grove United is a community based soccer program.  Our competitive program has roughly 250 players fielding boys and girls teams U9-U18.  All of our competitive teams play within the Twin Cities Soccer League. 

Tryouts are held in late July for all age groups and levels. 

Competitive teams play in both Spring and Fall sessions.  The Spring session runs March-July and the Fall session runs September-October.  

Cottage Grove United also offers optional winter training for all kids registered for competitive soccer at the West St. Paul Dome November through April.

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Competitive Fee Structure - 2020/2021

Age Group Tryout Fee Uniform Fee Fall Fee Spring Fee Fall/Spring Combo Fee
U9 & U10 All Teams $40.00 $100.00 $300.00 $450.00 $650.00 (save $100)
U11 & U12 All Teams $40.00 $100.00 $300.00 $550.00 $750.00 (save $100)
U13+ All Teams $40.00 $100.00 $300.00 600.00 $800.00 (save $100)

Girls Tryout - Day 1 (Sunday 7/26/20)

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 8:00am 8:30am - 9:30am
U11 9:00am 9:30am - 10:30am
U12 10:00am 10:30am - 11:30am
U13 11:00am 11:30am - 12:30pm
U14 12:30pm 1:00pm - 2:00pm
U15 - U16 1:30pm 2:00pm - 3:00pm
U17 2:30pm 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Boys Tryout - Day 1 (Sunday 7/26/20)

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 7:30am 8:00am - 9:00am
U11 8:30am 9:00am - 10:00am
U12 9:30am 10:00am - 11:00am
U13 10:30am 11:00am - 12:00pm
U14 12:00pm 12:30pm - 1:30pm
U15 - U16 1:00pm 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Girls Tryout - Day 2 (Tuesday 7/28/20)

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 4:45pm 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U11 4:45pm 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U12 5:45pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm
U13 5:45pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm
U14 5:45pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm
U15 - U16 6:45pm 7:00pm - 8:00pm
U17 6:45pm 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Boys Tryout - Day 2 (Monday 7/27/20)

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 4:45pm 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U11 4:45pm 5:00pm - 6:00pm
U12 5:45pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm
U13 5:45pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm
U14 6:45pm 7:00pm - 8:00pm
U15 - U16 6:45pm 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Fall Competitive Fees Include:

  • Coaching fees
  • Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager background checks
  • Referee fees
  • Fields and facilities
  • Coach equipment
  • TCSL club and team season registration
  • TCSL player registration
  • SportsEngine website and registration 
  • Staff Training

Spring Competitive Fees Include:

  • Coaching fees
  • Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager background checks
  • Referee fees
  • Fields and facilities
  • Coach equipment
  • TCSL club and team season registration
  • TCSL player registration
  • SportsEngine website and registration 
  • Staff Training
  • Registration for 2 tournaments for each team included in Spring fees
  • Winter training sessions for all kids registered in the spring session that run from October to March (spring break)
  • Indoor coach led training March (after spring break) until April when outdoor fields are available

Additional Fall Fees

  • Tryout fee - Includes your numbered practice jersey
  • Uniform fee
  • Any tournaments played in the fall season
  • Training sessions scheduled by the coach that require facilities fees
  • Each family is required to volunteer 3 hours each season.  CGU has a $350 fine for not completing your volunteer hours.  Each family will be able, as part of registration, to buyout of dibs hours for $100.  

Additional Spring Fees

  • Tryout fee - Includes your numbered practice jersey
  • Uniform fee
  • Any tournaments played in addition to the 2 included team tournaments
  • Training sessions scheduled by the coach that require facilities fees in addition to the included indoor sessions
  • Each family is required to volunteer 3 hours each season.  CGU has a $350 fine for not completing your volunteer hours.  Each family will be able, as part of registration, to buyout of dibs hours for $100.  

Competitive Levels

U9 - U10 Blue White Red
U11 - U19 Cities/C3 State/C2 Regional/C1 National/Premier

Competitive Birth Year Age Chart

2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
U9 U10 U11 U12 U13 U14 U15 U16 U17 U18 U19

2020 - 2021 Estimated Team Formations - Girls

Age Group Teams
U9 Girls Blue/White
U10 Girls Blue/White
U11 Girls Cities/State
U12 Girls Cities/State
U13 Girls Cities/State
U14 Girls Cities/State
U15 Girls Cities/State
U16 Girls Cities/State
U17 Girls State/Regional
U18 Girls Cities or State
U19 Girls Cities or State

2020 - 2021 Estimated Team Formations - Boys

Age Group Teams
U9 Boys Blue/White
U10 Boys Blue/White
U11 Boys Cities/State
U12 Boys Cities/State
U13 Boys Cities/Regional
U14 Boys Cities/Regional
U15 Boys Cities/State
U16 Boys Cities/State
U17 Boys Cities/State
U18 Boys Cities/State
U19 Boys Cities/State