Q. Do players have to register for tryouts?
A. Yes! ALL players who wish to play this fall with Valley United or the Alliance must register.
Q. When are the Valley United and The Virginia United Alliance Tryouts?
Q. How are alliance players selected?
Q. Does my child have to tryout for an alliance team?
A. All players will tryout on the same date and locations for both alliance and home-based teams and are encouraged to attend all tryout dates.
Q. If my child doesn't make an alliance team, where do they play?
A. Each club will work to place players that don’t make an alliance team on a home-based team with training at their home club.
Q. If I am selected for the Alliance team, can I opt out to play for a local Roanoke Valley United based team?
A. Yes, we will work with you to find the best placement for each player and family.
Q. What is the expectation for tryouts attendance?
A. It is highly encouraged to attend all tryout dates but we understand you may have conflicts. Please communicate with Cory Carroll if you have conflicts.
Q. What are the expectations for Roanoke based Valley United teams (U11, U12 and Roanoke based teams)?
A. The same expectations as previous years. Training 2 nights per week with an optional 3rd night technical. All training is in Roanoke.
Q. What is the expectation for Alliance teams?
A. 3 nights of training with 2 of those in Roanoke and one expected in the New River Valley.
Q. What leagues will our teams play in?
A. U13-U19 Alliance teams will play in the ECNL Regional League. We will communicate shortly where our remaining teams will play.
Q. What is the price for Valley United home based teams and the Alliance teams?
A. We are joining new leagues and all this information is still fluid. When we know all the variables and input costs which will be prior to team placement and selection we will communicate the price and fee structure.