Classic soccer is the highest level of soccer within North Carolina. Wthin the NCYSA league, there are different levels and divisions of play. Classic soccer begins at u11 and goes all the way through u19.
Below is a quick recap for the various age groups.
U11 & U12: There are 2 different levels of play, which are Open (your higher level teams) and 2nd (your mid to lower level teams). Teams choose which level of play each season to ensure competitive games
U13: The fall season of U13 begins the same way as u11 and u12 where you choose Open or 2nd division. However, after the fall season, the top 6 teams from the Open divisions, will create a new division for the Spring season called Open Elite (there is one in the East and one if the West). This division will play for the right to play in Premier at u14 (the top division at U14). In the spring, you will have Open Elite, Open, and 2nd divisions. Teams that finish in the top 3 in the Open will play in the 1st division at u14.
U14: There are 3 divisions at this age group, which are Premier (your top teams from across NC), 1st Division (which are 2nd tier teams), and 2nd Division (your middle to lower level classic teams).
U15-U19: These age groups are the same as u14, however the girls teams play only in the fall season and the boys teams only play in the spring.
Q: Are there tryouts for Classic Soccer?
A: Yes, each year during April and May, there are tryouts.
Q: How many teams do you have per age group?
A: This will depend on the number of players trying out as well as the level of the players
Q: What do the team colors mean?
A: Gold is our top team (Premier Level team), Silver is our 2nd team (Premier/1st Division), and Bronze/Black (1st Division/2nd Division) are our 3rd level teams. Our Blue teams are based out of Holly Springs area.
Q: What are the fees associated with playing Classic Soccer?
A: For classic soccer, there are Club Fees (which are paid to the club to pay for fields, registration, insurance, coaches, office staff, etc...) and Team Fees (which are paid to the team to pay for referees, tournament entry fees, coaches per diem for tournaments, teamsnap, etc...). To find the Club fees, you will can go to this link here. In regards to the team fees, these fees will vary based on age group as well as level of play (Gold, Silver, Bronze)
Q: What is the commitment level for Classic Soccer?
A: Classic soccer is the highest level of soccer Triangle United offers.
Q: How many tournaments does each team attend?
A: This depends on the leve of the team and the age group. Younger teams tend to do fewer more local events where older teams will travel a bit more for college recruiting events.
Q: What are the rules to playing time in Classic?
A: There are no rules in regards to playing time for classic. We do work with our staff to ensure players get to play, especially in the younger and lower level teams, however playing time is not guaranteed.
Q: Where do practices occur?
A: Practices take place mainly in the Chapel Hill and Durham area. We utilize different park fields and university fields for our teams to practice. During the winter time, we utilize turf fields around the area to ensure our players are properly trained on good facilities.