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TRAVEL Tryout Registration for 2021-2022 Season

Be Prepared to pay for full year of registration at tryouts. We will not be allowing anyone to tryout without first paying for the season or have made alternative plans for payment in advance.   If your player is not placed on a team, your check will be returned to you. Also note, this is a Travel competitive league.   This is for players and parents that want more than the Rec program offers.   It involves travel for games, and opportunities for tournaments as well.

Travel Tryouts are Held at Richmond Hill on Field 6, on the date and time specific to your age group.

If you plan on trying out for GSC Travel Team for the 2021/22 year please use this form. Tryout times for your age group are based on birth year.   If you were born in 2014, your tryout is for Monday June 14th (U8).   Players born in 2013 (U9), and 2012 (U10) are set for Tuesday June 15th.   Players born in 2011 (U11) and 2010 (U12) are trying out Wednesday June 16th.   Players born in 2009(U13), 2008(U14), and 2007(U15) are all trying out on Thursday June 17th.   Specific times are  

U08 - 2014 will tryout on Monday June14th   at 5:00pm

U09 - 2013 will tryout on Tuesday June 15th at 5:00 pm

U10 - 2012 will tryout on Tuesday June 15th at 6:30pm

U11 - 2011 will tryout on Wednesday June 16th at 5:00pm

U12 - 2010 will tryout on Wednesday June 16th at 6:30pm

U13 - 2009 will tryout on Thursday June 17th at 5:00 pm

U14 - 2008 will tryout on Thursday June 17th at 6:30pm

U15 - 2007 will tryout on Thursday June 17th at 6:30pm

Please note that if you are new to this system then the first page of information is for the parent or guardian and not the player.

*By registering online, you ensure a tryout opportunity, Please make sure to fill out forms listed in the documents section for your child's age group and gender. Parent Code of Conduct is now part of registration approval*.   If you wait until the actual tryout to register, no guarantee can be made that a spot will be available.     Make sure to complete this form by Midnight Thursday June 7th.   We hope all mask mandates are long behind us before tryouts, but those mandates by the state are out of our control.  If those mandates are still in place, we will require masks to meet the standards set by the state for tryouts, practices or games.

Registration needs from parents/guardian

1.   Copy of Birth certificate (NEW PLAYERS ONLY)

2.   Print off, fill out the IYS medical waiver, sign and bring to registration

2.   Print off, fill out the COVID19 waiver, sign and bring to registration

3.   Wallet sized photo to be used for Illowa ID card

Try-out Information:   
Players should arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled tryout time to check-in.
Each participant should  bring water, soccer ball, shin guards, and soccer cleats.

Team selection will be based on age and skill level shown in the following categories

    Passing/Ball Control
    Defense/Field Awareness
    Game play (SSG); 3v3, 4v4 and full field
    New to the Club tryout attendees (and all U8 (2012) aged players) will also have 4 objective metric skills they will be tested on.   The objective metrics will involve dribbling, shooting, running, all of which will be timed and scored.

As part of the selection process, the Geneseo Soccer Club may need to combine age groups or boys/girls teams to ensure the proper number of skilled players on each roster.


Parents are required to pay in full prior to tryouts.   Bring a check/money order to cover the league dues of $120 for each child to their scheduled tryout session. These fees cover the ILLOWA league  dues for both 2021 Fall and Spring 2022 seasons, as well tryouts, insurance and other club expenses.   If you cannot make the tryout date, then you must pay in advance by  mailing in a money order or check by June 1st.   If you need to mail check,

Mail to


PO Box 244

Geneseo, IL 61254

If your child is not selected for the one of the club's Travel teams, these fees will be returned in full. If your child is selected, and placed on a roster, but you decide later not to play, No refund will be granted once rosters are published.   Please decide before you tryout if you want to play for the Geneseo Soccer Club, so we can all make informed decisions about rosters.   Payment for uniforms and other team activities like tournaments are additional to league fees and will be covered during your parent/coach team meetings.   You are trying out for a travel team, 1-2 tournaments are typical each season and expected from each player for each team.   How tournament fees are handled is controlled by each team manager and head coach. 

Base Cost: $120.00

Opened: 04/30/2021

Open to:
born between: 01/01/2004 and 12/31/2014