What are team placement tryouts or the draft?

Most youth athletic leagues have placement tryouts to establish new teams, to fill in spots vacated by players who do not return to the program, or to balance / establish new leagues and programs.

Not all players are required to attend tryouts and participants should verify their status when they sign up. Players attending tryouts are assigned a number and typically go through a variety of drills and skills tests in front of the coaches. If a participant meets the required registration requirements with regards to time, age, fees, etc. then the participant will be placed on a team.

If a participant meets all the registration requirements and is unable to attend Team Placement Tryouts, they will still be placed on a team via a blind draw. However, there is no guarantee which team the participant will be placed on and staff are unable to accommodate most requests.

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