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-- 2019/2020 Tryouts --

CGU Mission Statement

The Cottage Grove United Soccer Club exists to serve the needs and interests of its present and future soccer players by providing an opportunity to improve their skills in order to play and achieve success at the highest levels. Our program focuses on skill development, fitness, and fun. We provide a professional and affordable soccer environment that promotes personal growth through work ethic, creativity, cooperation, enthusiasm, dedication, fun, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.  

Our intent is to to provide a positive experience for all players on Cottage Grove soccer teams. We offer and encourage coaches to have some basic or advanced licensing requirements to help develop players and team skills. We want to advance as many teams to the highest level possible in the Twin Cities Soccer League.

Tryout Times and Dates

*****     All tryouts will be held on Sunday July 28th     *****

Kingston Park

Girls Tryout Schedule

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 8:00 am 8:30 - 9:30
U11 - U12 9:15 am 9:45 - 10:45
U13 - U14 10:30 am 11:00 - 12:00
U15 - U16 12:15 pm 12:45 - 1:45
U17/U18/U19 1:30 pm 2:00 - 3:00

Boys Tryout Schedule

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 8:30 am 9:00 - 10:00
U11 - U12 9:45 am 10:15 - 11:15
U13 - U14 11:00 am 11:30 - 12:30
U15 - U16 12:45 pm 1:15 - 2:15
U17/U18/U19 2:00 pm 2:30 - 3:30

*Rain dates will be Monday July 29th for U9-U14 and Tuesday July 30th for U15-U19; times TBD.

Birth Year Age Groups

2011/2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
U9 U10 U11 U12 U13 U14 U15 U16 U17 U18 U19

Tryout Policies and Procedures

  • All players must be registered for tryouts

    • Only players registered for tryouts at the time of team formation will be placed on a time.  Tryout registration must be completed before any child will be allowed on the fields.  No walk ups on the day of tryouts will be allowed.

  • Tryout Attendance

    • If you are unable to attend tryouts an email must be sent to the Director of Coaching ( and Competitive Director (

  • Requesting to "play up" in older age groups

    • All players must tryout in the age group based on your age.  Players do not tryout in the age group you are requesting to "play up" in.  Each player will only participate in one tryout session.       

    • If the option to "play up" on the registration is selected, an additional email request is required to be sent to Director of Coaching ( and Competitive Director ( by July 24, 2019 in order to be considered.

  • If you choose to decline a team placement

    • To decline a team placement, send an email to the Registrar (registrar@cottagegrovesoccer), Director of Coaching ( and Competitive Director (   The subject line should have your child’s tryout number, name, and birth year (in that order) in the subject line and write that you would like to DECLINE the team placement that has been offered to them. 

Age Group Tryout Fee Fall Fee Spring Fee Combo Fee
U9 All Teams $40.00 $395.00 $495.00 $620.00
U10 All Teams $40.00 $415.00 $530.00 $675.00
U11 & U12 Cities Teams $40.00 $450.00 $575.00 $720.00
U11 & U12 State/Regional/National Teams $40.00 $490.00 $680.00 $835.00
U13+ Cities Teams $40.00 $445.00 $575.00 $690.00
U13+ State/Regional/National Teams $40.00 $480.00 $640.00 $790.00

Competitive Levels

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

2019 - 2020 Estimated Team Formations - Girls

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

2019 - 2020 Estimated Team Formations - Boys

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