Tryout FAQs

How can my child tryout for a HVAA Travel Soccer Team?

In spring HVAA hosts FREE open team tryouts for players in U8 through U17 teams. Interested players are required to complete the online Tryout & Player Interest registration form prior to participating in tryouts by April 15. Click here to register.


When and where are tryouts held?

Tryouts are held on our turf field at Valley Center Park, 445 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. All player information will be passed along to an age group coach, who will contact you directly with tryout details.


Can players who do not live in Huntingdon Valley play on an HVAA Travel Soccer team?

Yes. There are no boundary limits. Our travel team players are compromised of players living in Lower Moreland and our neighboring communities.


What should my child wear and/or bring to tryouts?

  • Outdoor Cleats (no metal spikes)
  • Shin guards
  • Water

How many players make the team?

The roster sizes are as follows:

  • U8, U9 and U10 play 7v7, and a team typically has 10 to 12 players on the roster.
  • U11 and U12 play 9v9, and a team typically has 13 to 16 players on the roster.
  • U13 and older player 11v11, and a team typically has 15 to 18 players on the roster.

What is the process and timeline in which players will find out if they have made the team?

Typically coaches will contact a player within 14 days of the last tryout session. HVAA will also notify players who are not invited to play on a travel soccer team following the last tryout session and once all players have accepted their roster spot.


What is the next step once my player is accepted?

Players who try out and are accepted are required to accept within 72 hours of receiving their offer. If you and your child have been invited to play and accept the player commitment letter, you will be required to register your child online with HVAA. You will then pay the yearly registration fee and can select to play in free monthly installments. All players are expected to register with their time by the deadline HVAA communicates.

Uniforms are typically ordered separately at additional cost (new U8 & new U9 teams and newly formed teams have their uniform kit included in their registration fee.) 


When do teams play games?

The Fall season starts the weekend after Labor Day.  The season generally runs 10 or 12 weeks.  Our HVAA teams also participate in an indoor winter league. Come spring that league generally starts in late March/early April and runs through early/mid June. 

Teams are also required to participate in tournaments throughout the year as outlined in the team commitment letter.


When and where do HVAA travel teams train?

All HVAA travel soccer teams train twice a week. They begin practices for the fall season in mid-August and train through the end of the fall season. Come spring, the bi-weekly training sessions resume in early/mid March and continue through the spring season.  Some teams also add on additional winter training sessions. At this time, all training sessions are held at Valley Center Park.

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