Frequently Asked Questions

Question: When are tryouts?
Answer: Tryouts for the 12/13's divisions are usually in early November. Tryouts for 14-18's division are usually mid-November. Tryout schedules are posted around late-September/early-October. See: Tryout Information

Question: How much does it cost to play?
Answer: The cost varies from team to team. Fees depend on the amount of travel and level of play for a given team. Here is the link to our current fees.

Question: What is included with the fees?
Answer: Tournament entry fees (Number of tournaments vary by team), Hotel Accommodations for players and coaches during travel tournaments, gym rentals, 2-3 practices per week, Training Equipment, Two Jerseys, Spirit Wear, Practice T-Shirts, College Recruiting Services, and Coach's Stipends.

Question: How many practices per week and what time are they?
Answer: Each team has two 1.5-2 hour practices per week M-F. A third practice is offered on weekend for specialty skills training. We get gyms between 6:00pm and 10:00pm during the weekday. Weekend gym time varies based on gym availability.

Question: Where are practices?
Answer: The gyms we use are provided by Fairfax County Parks and Recreation. They are along the Braddock Road vacinity. Laurel Ridge ES, Kings Glen ES, Little Run ES, Poe MS, Irving MS, Frost MS, Lake Braddock SS and Robinson SS.

Question: Where are the tournaments?
Answer: Single day tournaments are in the Washington DC area usually a 30-60 minutes drive. Multi-day tournaments usually require overnight hotel accomodations. Travel distance varies from team to team, it could be 2-4 hours or more.

Question: How long is the season?
Answer: The season is about 7 months long. Tryouts are in November and the final tournament is usually around the end of May.

Question: Can a player play up in an age division?
Answer: We try to discourage playing up so we can keep every division as strong possible. However, each situation will be carefully evaluated to determine the best course of action for the player. Our policy for playing up can be found at here.

Question: If I am a returning player and already have a jersey, can i receive a reduced fee?
Answer: Uniform fees are included in the cost to play. Players will receive new uniforms every year.

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