Q: How many players will be selected for a team roster?
Q: Will there be alternate players selected?
A: No, not officially. Trialist recommendations from Detroit City FC Clubs will be accepted for players to join the training environment on a trial basis after roster positions have been filled.
Q: Does my youth player have to attend a USL Academy Cup ID Center to be considered as a selected roster player?
Q: What is the cost of attending a USL Academy Cup ID Center?
Q: How do I know if my youth player has been invited to attend the USL Academy Cup ID Center?
A: The Detroit City FC youth club of ID Center that you have applied for will be contacting all players who will be invited to the final Camp/Tryout.
Q: How do I know if my youth player has been invited to attend the USL Academy Cup Camp Tryout?
A: Detroit City FC will be contacting all players who will be invited to the final Camp/Tryout.
Q: How do I know if my youth player has been invited to fill a roster position for the USL Academy Cup Team?
A: Detroit City FC will be contacting all players at the conclusion of the Camp/Tryout who will be invited to register to fill a roster position
Q: When and where are the USL Academy Cup ID Centers?
A: SOUTH OAKLAND – Thursday, November 2nd @ The Facility, 7001 Chicago Rd, Warren, MI 48092
NORTH/GENESEE – Sunday, November 5th @ Saginaw Valley State University 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710
DOWNRIVER – Saturday, November 11th @ Riverview Gabriel Richard High School 15325 Pennsylvania Rd, Riverview, MI 48193
CITY – Sunday, November 12th Detroit City Fieldhouse 3401 E. Lafayette St. Detroit, MI 48207
WEST – Saturday, November 18th @ Independence Park 1898 Denton Rd, Canton, MI 48188
Q: When and where is the final USL Academy Cup Camp Tryout?
A: Between 4:00-8:00pm (pools will train for 90 minutes w/ exact format TBD) High Velocity 46245 Michigan Ave. Canton, MI 48188.
Q: When are final roster selections being made?
A: Beginning, January 8th
Q: Does my youth player have to play for Detroit City FC already?
A: NO. USL Academy is a sanctioned Olympic Development program through the United States Soccer Federation. All players are eligible to represent Detroit City FC at the USL Academy Cup.
Q: What is the training schedule?
A: January: 12, 19, 26
February: 2, 9, 16, 21, 23, 25, 28
March: 1, 3, 6, 8
Q: When is the USL Academy Cup?
A: March 14, 15, 16, 17
Q: Where is the USL Academy Cup?
A: Tampa, FL
Q: What is the format of the tournament?
A: 1 match, per day. Typically early in the morning scheduled for cooler conditions. 4 matches guaranteed.
Q: When are the travel dates?
A: Wednesday, March 13th & Monday, March 18th
Q: Do families have to book their own travel?
A: No. Detroit City FC has pre-booked flights and hotel rooms = 1 player + 1 guardian. Families are responsible for booking any additional plane seats or hotel rooms for spouses and or siblings.
Q: Will my youth player have to miss school?
A: YES. Detroit City FC will provide a letterhead requesting an excused absence to schools if necessary. Players would miss 3/13, 3/14, 3/15, & 3/18