Chattanooga Football Club Hosts Open Tryouts Saturday

Friday, February 01, 2013

Chattanooga Football Club announced recently open tryouts for the 2013 season. This is the only open tryout scheduled, so all serious soccer players are encouraged to attend.

The Chattanooga soccer team is in it's fourth year of existance and participates in the NPSL.

They won the Southeast Championship last year and advanced to the national championship before losing in the final.

  This was the second time in three years they advanced to the National Championship game.

The 2013 season will bring the largest southeast conference with 12 total teams. 

TRYOUT INFORMATION:

February 2, 2013. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST). There will be a lunch break from 12:00 - 2:00 PM. Gates will open at 9:00 AM (EST). Please complete the registration form, and bring it with you.

What you need to know:

Location: Finley Stadium, 1826 Carter Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402.

(Carter St. becomes Reggie White Blvd. between W. Main St. & 19th/20th St.)

Registration will be from 9:00 - 9:45 AM.

Registration fee is $40 (cash or personal check only).

Tryouts will begin at 10:00 AM and will end by 3:30 PM. You will have a break for lunch (not provided) from 12:00 - 2:00 PM. Not all players will be asked to return for the afternoon session.

Bring shin guards and cleats/turfs.

A tryout fee of $40.00 is required on the day of tryouts (cash or personal checks only).

A trainer will be available on Saturday.


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