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Outdoor Select


U19 - December 9 - rescheduled for Dec 15 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm at Bessant Field
U16 - January 26 from 9:30-12:00pm and January 27 from 12:30-2:30pm, Raindate Feb 9
U14 - January 26 from 12:30-2:30 and Janaury 27 from 9:30-12:00; Raindate Feb 9


2017/2018 Outdoor SELECT U14, U16, U19 Tryouts

As always, thank you for your continued commitment to personal growth and team development through Charlotte Ambush.  We look forward to the new Ambush seasons and working with all our our select and competitive athletes. Registration for tryouts is required.

When: NO WALK UPS ALLOWED, Registration will open Wednesday November 7.  For U19s, it will November 20 EOD and for U16/U14 if will close on January 15 EOD.

Tryout Fee: $30
Season Details and Pricing Structure

Tentative Schedule

All past competitive and select athletes are encouraged to tryout for the Select program. How to determine a player's age group for the 2019 season: 
If player is under 10 on December 31, 2018 = U10

If player is 10 or 11 on December 31, 2018 = U12
If player is 12 or 13 on December 31, 2018 = U14
If player is 14 or 15 on December 31, 2018 = U16
If player is 16 or 17 or 18 on December 31, 2018 = U19


Once tournament schedules are released, we will provide a detailed team schedule.  Typical season runs from late February to June.  If you team qualifies for the National Club Championship - you could have a tournament in mid July.

Select is our highest level of training.  These teams will travel to National and Regional tournaments and are expected to commit to the training and tournament schedules.  Our Select Development program is also a high level of training by our top coaches with a focus on the achieving the skills and pace needed to compete at the Select level.  Select Development is designed as an introduction to the regional level of competition, travel and training commitment.  Our focus at both the Select and Select Development level is the development of skills at the highest level of competitive speed and execution.

Commitment and Pricing Structure: 
Team tournament and practice schedules are still being planned.   We are waiting to hear tournament dates from USFHA and other tournament coordinators.  

Bessant Field - Queens University Sportsplex (Tyvola Road). Turf shoes ONLY. NO CLEATS!!!

What to Bring to Tryouts:


1) Registration form. When you register online for the tryout, you will be emailed a registration form that you MUST sign and bring to tryouts.  

2) All of your field hockey gear and a FULL water bottle

3) Arrive @30 minutes early to register and receive your tryout numbe/tshirtr.

College Recruiting: 
Charlotte Ambush is committed to helping all of our athletes gain national exposure to Division I, II & III coaches through participation in USFHA recruiting events and regional recruiting showcases.  In addition, we have the experience and knowledge to help athletes and their families navigate this process.  Click here to learn more about our college recruiting counseling you receive as a select athlete and to see where past Ambush athletes have committed to play.


Tryout Commitment Form - must bring to tryouts

U12 Select Academy - Spring 2018 (March-June)

Take your game to the next level.  Our U12 Select Academy is a skill based program designed to help you improve the technical aspects of field hockey and apply them in scrimmage and playday opportunities.  This program is only open to U12 Select players who have played Select Indoor or U12 Competitive Outdoor in the past. If you have not done Select and are interested in the program - please email [email protected] and we will request a coach's recommendation.

This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to regional travel field hockey and the optional to go to the fun USFHA Beach Bash national tournament.  Teams will be made within the academy group and athletes will play local games as well.  

Cost:  $395 plus optional tournament fees and travel
Schedule:  Click Here.   Season starts March 12.  Practices are typically M, W from 4:30-6 on the new turf field - Bessant Field.
Registration:  Will Open in February 2018


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Registration Listing

2019 OUTDOOR Select Teams: U14, U16, U19

U14 Select Teams:

Registration closes on 01/22/2019 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 12/01/2018 to 05/31/2019

U16 Select Teams:

Registration closes on 01/22/2019 at 11:45 PM
Season Dates: 12/01/2018 to 05/31/2019
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