Timbers U-23s 2014 Tryouts
The 2014 Portland Timbers U-23s will conduct two open tryouts prior to the start of the 2014 season. The tryouts, to take place on March 15-16 and 29-30, will be held at Lincoln High School, located at 1600 SW Salmon St., Portland, OR 97205.
The tryouts are open to players 17 years of age and older. Players who are under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present at the tryout. The registration fee is $125; space is limited.
Members of the Timbers technical staff will be on hand to assess players.
2014 Timbers U-23s Tryout Details:
Dates: March 15
Time: Saturday, March 15 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific); Check in begins at 8:15 a.m.
Dates: March 29-30
Time: Saturday, March 29 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Pacific); Sunday, March 30 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check in for both days begin at 8:15 a.m.
When registering, please be sure to select the weekend that you will be attending. Please note that both weekends have the same format, with Weekend 1 being one longer day, and Weekend 2 being spread over two days.
Other details: All participants must bring their own soccer equipment, including appropriate shoes (turf, jogging, cleats, etc.), shin guards and other soccer apparel dependent upon weather.
Contact Spencer Childs at firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional tryout information.
ABOUT TIMBERS U-23s
Founded Nov. 11, 2008, the Portland Timbers U-23s, presented by Billups Worldwide, is an amateur team affiliated with the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer and serves as a development platform for the club's first team. The team consists of standout players from collegiate and youth programs from Oregon, the Northwest and throughout the country, and competes in United Soccer Leagues’ Premier Development League (PDL). Since its founding, five Timbers U-23s players have signed with the first team, including goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and defender Ryan Kawulok and Timbers Homegrown Players Steven Evans and Brent Richards. The Timbers U-23s assembled an historic campaign in 2010, posting a perfect 16-0-0 record during the regular season on their way to becoming the first undefeated champion in PDL history.