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Travel Program Overview

The Hudson Soccer Travel program provides players the opportunity to play competitive soccer. Traveling soccer requires a greater commitment than recreational soccer. The travel program provides quality licensed parent or paid coaches (depending on level), academy and team training, and year round training.

We offer boys and girls travel teams from the U9 level to U19.   Girls U12+ will play in our Western Wisconsin Program.  Players will participate in the Twin Cities Soccer League (TCSL) during the fall and spring, with games throughout the Twin Cities; tournaments that may be out of town, and possibly indoor leagues during the winter. 

At Hudson Soccer, our goal is to develop a life long love of soccer. We will give our players the opportunity to learn and improve as soccer players in a constructive, competitive and fun environment.

Travel Program Timeline Overview:

Tryouts are late July/early August.  Teams are announced early August.  Practices begin mid August.   Games are played through the Twin Cities Soccer League (TCSL), and run from early September to the end of October.  Games are either played on our home fields in Hudson or in the East Metro.  Indoor Training is held at Catalyst and runs early November and through April (1-2 times per week).  Teams may also participate in Futsal or other indoor leagues.  Outdoor practices resume in mid April (about 2 times per week).  The Spring/Summer season is played through the Twin Cities Soccer League, and consists of 8-10 games.  Games run from early May to the end of June. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Director of Coaching works hard to keep half of the games played on our home fields in Hudson and half in the East Metro.   At older age groups and higher play levels the split between home and away games may be different and games could be anywhere in the metro area.

Tournaments:

All teams will play in Hudson's Rivertown Classic in the Spring.  Teams will be given a stipend of the following to cover tournaments between the fall and spring:

U9 and U10: $650

U11 and U12: $700

U13+: $750

Tryouts:

All players wanting to be placed on a team must register for tryouts.  If your child is unable to attend tryouts, please contact Casey Holm to make other arrangements.  For dates and times of this year's tryouts, please visit the Tryout FAQ page.

Players are not guaranteed a roster position on any specific team regardless of age or previous team placement.

Cost and Payments:

Travel Program Cost (per year):

U9 and U10 Boys and Girls: $600

U11 Boys and Girls: $700

U12 Boys: $700

U13 through U15 Boys: $800

U16 through U19 Boys: $650

**U12+ Girls participate in our Western Wisconsin program**

​Payment for the Travel Program can be paid in full at time of registration, or there is an option for six installments.  If you elect the installments, the six payments will be spread out over the date of registration, October, November, January, February, and March.  These costs cover one tournament (spring) plus one or two other tournaments annually, indoor training from November through April, outdoor training at one of the nicest facilities in the Twin Cities, referee fees, administrative fees, coaches licensing fees, and costs affiliated with TCSL fall and spring leagues.

Financial Assistance:

HSA realizes that while our travel costs are relatively low compare to other organizations in the area, there are instances where they may place a financial burden on families.   Our goal is to provide everyone an opportunity to play soccer.  Thanks to our sponsors and fundraising efforts, HSA has​ a great financial assistance program.   If your family would like to complete a financial assistance application please do so at https://www.hudsonsoccer.com/page/show/5092512-financial-assistance.  This application is completely confidential, and only reviewed by two HSA board members. 

Volunteer: The Hudson Soccer association is a volunteer based organization and all programs are supported through volunteers. Traveling program parents are required to perform 8 hours of service, per player, with a family maximum of 16 hours, per soccer year (August to July). If you are unable to volunteer, a $160 ($320 family max) non-volunteer fee is required.

Refunds & Placement:

Any player who registers and is placed on a team and then withdraws will forfeit at least the $75 administrative fee. (Exceptions for illness and injury will always be considered). 

HSA will do everything in is power to find a home for all players but if any player is not placed on a team they will receive a full refund.

Please refer to the refund policy for complete details.

 

HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION? Jeff Brown & Eric Aamodt

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Travel Fees

CLUB FEES INCLUDE:

  • Referees
  • Association Owned Field Maintenance and Insurance
  • Field Equipment (Goals, Cones, etc.)
  • Indoor Training (Nov-March)
  • Goal Keeper Training (Nov-March)
  • Rivertown Classic Tournament
  • $650-$750 per team allowance for additional tournaments
  • TeamSnap Software: For Team Management
  • TCSL Club Fee
  • TCSL Yearly Registration
  • SportsEngine Website & Registrations

CLUB FEES DON'T INCLUDE:

  • Uniforms (New Kit for Fall 2019)
  • Additional Team Practices
  • Additional Tournaments & Leagues

SPONSORS

Interested in becoming a Sponsor?   Sponsorships include your logo and website on our website, social media, tournament advertisements, menu boards, field signs, and newsletter.  Your sponsorship is tax deductible and supports the Hudson Community.  Click here for more information.

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