OGDEN, Utah - Ogden City S.C. is pleased to announce its open tryout for the 2018 Premier Development League (PDL) season. The winter open tryout will be held on December 29, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. and December 30th, from 9 a.m - 11 a.m. at La Roca Park. Players are expected to participate in BOTH sessions of the tryout. There will be an additional spring open tryout in March 2018 with the final tryout being an invite only event.
La Roca Park is located at 128 E. South Weber Drive in South Weber.
(As you travel to La Roca Park, please avoid cutting through the neighborhood to the east of the complex. If you use I-84 and the Adams Parkway exit to get to La Roca Park, please do not use 6650 South to get to South Weber Drive. Instead, stay on southbound 475 East until it ends at South Weber Drive. We realize that many navigational systems direct you to turn on 6650 South, but South Weber City has specifically asked that the soccer traffic does not cut through that neighborhood. Thank you for helping us keep our promise to our new neighbors.)
All players will be required to register and pay a $60 tryout fee, players must pre-register. NO walk-ups will be allowed to participate. The fee will cover an Ogden City S.C. tryout t-shirt as well as any supplemental or invite training sessions.
To register, please CLICK HERE.
Additionally, all players are required to bring the completed waiver form to the tryout:
REGISTRATION FORM (Click Here)
For more information please contact Head Coach, Eric Landon at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Ogden City SC and UYSA:
Ogden City S.C., Utah’s only PDL club, will play a 14-game schedule between the months of May-August. The PDL is the top supplier of talent for professional soccer in North America.
UYSA is the owner and operator of Ogden City SC. Founded in 1977, Utah Youth Soccer Association is the state's largest soccer organization. It serves as the governing body for youth soccer in Utah on behalf of the United States Soccer Federation. Utah Youth Soccer Association has a 40-year tradition of serving Utah's youth soccer players. UYSA has formed partnerships with local organizations, as well as counties, cities, towns, and school districts.
The top U23 men’s league in North America, the PDL is the destination league for college-aged players to continue their development toward the professional ranks with clubs from across North America not only competing for a championship each summer, but also providing the opportunity for top-level competition for the best players in the college ranks. In addition to league play, PDL teams compete in various exhibitions as well as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Nearly 70 percent of all MLS SuperDraft selections since 2010 have PDL experience, including a total of 59 alums chosen in 2017. Among the many players to have played in the PDL before making their professional debuts include Newcastle United FC defender DeAndre Yedlin, 2017 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Tim Melia, 2017 MLS Defender of the Year Ike Opara and U.S. Men’s National Team members such as Darlington Nagbe, Brad Guzan, Geoff Cameron and Tim Ream.