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Partnership OVERVIEW

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In our inaugural season (2021) FC Lake County & Crystal Lake Force partnered to create FORCE FCLC in an effort to provide a unique opportunity for high level players in our area to compete in an off-season summer regional competition (USL Youth (Formerly Super Y League).

Annual tryouts take place Feb/Mar are FREE to attend and open to any players within the eligible age ranges from FCLC/CLF or outside organizations.


  • Dates: June & July (8 week season)
  • Two x 90 min sessions per week (Grayslake & Crystal Lake locations)
  • Additional GK training
  • EIGHT regional games across pre selected weekends across the midwest
  • 2023 TryoutsSaturday March 11 @ the MAC (Stadium) 
  • Eligible Birth Years:
    • BOYS & GIRLS - 2014 to 2009

Each season culminates at a National Finals event (Tampa, FL) in December for those teams who qualify.

Please note: There is NO National event for the 2014 age group

For more information, please visit the USL YOUTH  website: https://www.usl-youth.com

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PROGRAM #3: **NEW** Summer Showcase Teams

Age Groups: - U16-U19 (2008-2005)  

Register for tryouts here!

  • College Showcase Details
  1. Chicago International showcase
    • July 7-9
    • Lockport, IL
  2. College Search Kickoff showcase 
    • July 28-29
    • Muscatine, IA


  • 2 weeks of training (2 x 90 per week) leading up to each event
  • Training could be mix of weekday evenings or weekday mornings
  • Training Locations - Crystal Lake and Grayslake

Registration fees: 

    • Approx $290 per player
    • Uniform:
      • Force FCLC uniform package 
        • $70-75 for kit 
        • Returning players can use 2022 uniform
        • For teams heavy on FCLC players, regular FCLC uniform will be worn in place of Super Y uniform. 
  • Tryouts:
    • February 21 & 23 (Girls) / Late March (Boys)