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-- 2020/2021 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

*****     2020/2021 tryouts will be held on July 26th     *****

Kingston Park

Girls Tryout Schedule

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 TBD TBD
U11 - U12 TBD TBD
U13 - U14 TBD TBD
U15 - U16 TBD TBD
U17/U18/U19 TBD TBD

Boys Tryout Schedule

Age Group Check-In Time Tryout Time
U9 - U10 TBD TBD
U11 - U12 TBD TBD
U13 - U14 TBD TBD
U15 - U16 TBD TBD
U17/U18/U19 TBD TBD

*Rain dates will be Monday July 27th for U9-U14 and Tuesday July 28th for U15-U19; times TBD.

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 team.  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 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 Competitive Director ( by July 22, 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) 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. 

2020 - 2021 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 or State
U16 Girls State or Regional
U17 Girls Cities or State
U18 Girls Cities or State
U19 Girls Cities or State

2020 - 2021 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 and Regional
U13 Boys Cities and Regional
U14 Boys Cities and Regional
U15 Boys Cities or State
U16 Boys Cities or State
U17 Boys Cities or State
U18 Boys Cities or State
U19 Boys Cities or State