D.C. United U-23 Tryout Information

U23 Tryouts are focused on helping our staff to identify and find players in the local areas, across the country and abroad.  Tryouts are highly competitive and typically have from 30-75 players per tryout.  Each tryout will be staffed by D.C. United Academy coaches and members of our scouting department.  Our staff use the U23 tryouts as one of our main ways to populate the roster for the upcoming season.  Selected players are invited back for additional tryouts as well as invite only tryouts and sessions with our academy and U23 staff.  We look forward to seeing you at a tryout in the future!  Thank you and good luck


Date Time Register
February 24, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
March 24, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

April 28, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

May 19, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Frequently Asked Question

How Long do U23 Tryouts Last?

Our tryouts typically last 90 minutes to 2 hours.

What Should I Wear?

Please wear black shorts, black top, black socks and firm ground boots (no screw ins) or Turf shoes.

What Should I Bring? 

Please bring a soccer ball, proper playing attire, and water. 

Where are the Tryouts?

All tryouts are at the Turf Auxiliary Field. 279 Oklahoma Ave SE, Washington D.C. 20003

When Will I be Notified if I am Selected? 

Our staff will reach out to you within one week of the tryout if we are interested in having you back for an invitation trial.

Who Should Tryout for the Team?

Prefered age bracket 18- 23 years old (Birth Years: 2000 - 1995) but this can be flexible. 

What if I make the team? 

If you make the team and have further questions about the program, please refer to our U23 FAQ's page: http://www.dcuniteddevelopment.com/content/u-23_dcu-u-23-faq

You can also contact the U23 coordinator, Luis Guevara, for any other questions: dcunitedacademy@gmail.com