West Side Soccer League holds open tryouts for its travel and tournament teams once a year each Spring. Any player may participate whether they are currently playing in West Side Soccer League's Core, Tournament or Travel programs or in another program.
Players interested in joining a WSSL travel or tournament team for 2019-20 should sign up in advance to attend the open tryout for their birth year (schedule below). At the open tryout, players will be observed by senior Red Bulls trainers. In some cases where further evaluation is needed before a decision can be made, players will asked to attend a "call-back" at a team practice later that week and/or the following week. If you do not receive a call back, it does not mean your player will not receive an offer. Only players about whom a decision is not clear from the open tryout will be asked to attend the call-back practices.
Register for a Tryout!
All players that intend to tryout must sign up in advance for the tryout so that we can adequately plan for numbers. Please carefully follow the instructions below on how to sign up. Sign ups will open at 3pm on Friday, 4/5.
Current WSSL Families (for current or former WSSL families who already have an in-league account):
1) log into your WSSL in-league account by clicking here.
2) Click on Events and find the Event for which your child is eligible and for which you desire to register.
3) Click on "Is Attending" and complete the registration.
New To WSSL?
If you do not already have an account with WSSL, please create one first. Creating an account for this purpose does not obligate or register your child for any WSSL program other than the tryout. New users should click on "Register as a New User" from the account log in page, by clicking here. Once the account is created, follow the instructions above for "Current WSSL Familes".
If you registered correctly, you will receive a confirmation that your child is registered for the tryout. Please double check the confirmation to make sure the information is correct. For more information or for assistance with registering, email our Tryout Committee at email@example.com.
Print the Tryout Release & Medical Waiver (click here) and sign. Your child MUST bring this form with them to the tryout or they will not be allowed to take the field.
For a map of Randalls Island, click here. Fields 80 and 84 are both on the south end of Randalls Island and accessible from the 103rd st. footbridge.
For a map of Van Cortlandt Park, click here.
To access the field at 101 & Riverside, enter the park at 103rd Street and walk down 2 levels, or enter the park at 99th Street and walk north.
Thomas Jefferson field is located at 114th Street & 1st Avenue
Dwight Athletic Center is located at 2116 1st Avenue @ 109th Street on the Rooftop