COMPETITIVE PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Competitive Program offers year-round player development opportunities for the most enthusiastic, committed and talented soccer players, ages U9-U19. The goal of the Competitive Program is to develop players to their highest level both on and off the field.
Use the following chart to determine your child's age group for the 2022-23 season.
AGE GROUP CHART
2022-23 AGE GROUP
YEAR-ROUND DEVELOPMENT MODEL
LUFC is committed to providing exceptional development for its players. In order to achieve this, the club offers year-round training and playing opportunities for any player who is committed to improving. It doesn't matter if you are on a top team or are just starting out; Players of all abilities will have access to high-quality development opportunities throughout the year to help them reach their full potential.
Please see the Team Plans page for an outline of the team plans for different age groups and levels.
COMPETITIVE PROGRAM FEES
All Competitive Fees standardized across the club. LUFC has made every effort to create a soccer program of high value, focusing on a consistent level and frequency of practices, and club based periodization of soccer events.
Fees for the 2022/2023 Season are listed on the Team Plans page.
WHAT DO FEES INCLUDE?
Fees include all:
- Registration and administration costs
- League Fees (TCSL or MYSA)
- Tournaments Fees (if applicable) as outlined in Team Plans
- Coaching Fees
- Referee Fees
- Team Snap
- Indoor Training Facility Fees
- Outdoor Field Fees (training & games)
- USA Cup Fees (if applicable)
- Player and Coach Passes
- Background Checks
- Team Equipment Fees
- Scrimmage Fees (if applicable)
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
Fees do not include:
- Uniforms- uniforms will be ordered by families and shipped direct to you.
- Any tournaments or leagues outside of the outlined team plans
- Coach travel costs if going to an out of state tournament
- Any additional training or facility costs incurred for additional training or team events
- Team Parties
- Coach gifts etc.
NIKE UNIFORM ORDERING INFORMATION
The 2022/2023 season is year 1 in our 2-year uniform cycle. ALL players must purchase a new uniform kit this year! Check here for uniform information: Uniforms 2022/23 & 2023/24 (lakesunitedfc.org)
FEE SCHEDULE AND REFUNDS
For those paying in full at the time of registration the following payment schedule does not apply. For those choosing the payment plan during registration it is as follows:
- $200 at the time of registration
- Equal payments (9) begin of remaining balance on September 1st
- Payment on October 1st
- Payment on November 1st
- Payment on December 1st
- Payment on January 1st
- Payment on February 1st
- Payment on March 1st
- Payment on April 1st
- Final payment (9 of 9) on May 1st
A $100 late fee will be applied to any outstanding balances after May 1st & player pass potentially withheld for non-payment.
NO Refunds will be given and payment for the month in advance of a player dropping is also required. For example; if a player drops in November from Competitive soccer, payments through December will be collected.
Any registration insurance purchased during registration is through an independent 3rd party provider not associated with Lakes United FC. Lakes United FC is unable to help you with any registration insurance you purchase.
There is a robust financial aid package available for application, the details of which will be released in the near future. Please visit our Financial Aid page on our website for information and an application. Questions on Financial Aid should be forwarded to Josh Kopp at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is October 15th, 2022 with determination made on November 1st. Requests made after the deadline will be based on financial aid funds availability.