FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

CAN I PLAY ON THE TEAM?

Our team is open to any current UMN students who meet the following requirements: Undergradates with at least 12 credits and above 1.65 GPA and Graduate students with at least 6 credits and above a 1.65 GPA.

WHEN ARE TRYOUTS?

Tryouts are typically the 2nd week of August, and then an additional supplemental tryout in early September. We highly recommend attending the week long August tryout if possible as this is when we select most of the team (lodging options are available, please reach out to our club if this is an issue). When we have an official tryout schedule, we will add a section to the website and send out the registration link both here and on our social media.

HOW MANY PLAYERS ARE ON THE TEAM?

We have two teams that each carry about a 23 person roster throughout the season. Our max roster is 25 per team and selection is determined by the coaching staff.

WHERE ARE GAMES PLAYED?

All of our home games are played at the URW complex on the University of Minnesota Campus. We also have three out of state tournaments per year which consists of a regional qualifier in Iowa, the regional tournament in Colorado, and national tournament in a southern state.

WHAT LEAGUE DOES THE CLUB PLAY IN?

UMN club soccer competes in the NIRSA collegiate division, where we play against other club teams of schools across the country. The region which UMN competes in, NIRSA region V, contains members from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, the Dakotas, and Colorado. Within this region, Minnesota competes in the divisional league Midwest Collegiate Soccer League (MWCSL), featuring other schools from Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska.