D.C. United Academy Tryouts

D.C. United Academy will be hosting tryouts at the RFK Stadium training field on the following dates. 

Date Time Years Register
December 8 9-10:30 AM 2008, 2007, 2006 Register
December 8 10:30 AM-12 PM 2005, 2004 Register
December 9 9-10:30 AM 2003, 2002 Register
December 9 10:30 AM-12 PM 2001, 2000 Register


D.C. United U-23 Tryouts

Dates:  November 25, December 9, December 15
Location:  RFK Auxiliary Turf Field
Address:  279 Oklahoma Ave NE, Washington DC 20002
Cost:  $75

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key dates for the team? 

The first day of training is May 9th, 2018 and last day is July 27th 2018. Dates for every game will be posted on the website soon.

How many times per week will the team train? 

The team will have 4 training sessions per week. From May 9th until June 8th training will be from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Starting on June 11th until the end of the team activities on July 27th training will be from 11:45 AM to 1:15PM.

How many matches will the team play? 

The team will play over 15 matches throughout the summer.

What is the cost of the program?

To participate in the program, players need to pay a $200 fee before the start date of May 9th. This will cover the full summer training and games.

Where will training be held? 

Training will be at the Turf Auxiliary Field. 279 Oklahoma Ave SE, Washington D.C. 20003

Is there gear provided? 

DC United will provide team members with D.C. United Adidas training and match gear upon arrival on your first day. Please bring your own boots, shin guards, and additional generic Adidas gear or gear from your school to train in each day.

What if I cannot attend for the full season? 

Players are required to pay for the full season even if they cannot attend for the entirety of it.

Is there any payment for playing with DCU U23?

To maintain NCAA eligibility, no player will receive payment for playing with DCU U23.

Is there any chance of training with D.C. United’s first team? 

Players will be selected to train with the first team from time to time depending on performance.

Are there any tickets available for D.C. United games? 

You are eligible to receive one free ticket for each D.C. United home match. Please send all ticket requests to Nate Kish at nkish@dcunited.com 72 hours prior to your requested match.