Buffalos FC Academy ID Camp Information

WE DO NOT HOLD TRYOUTS FOR ACADEMY PLAYERS  - DON'T BE ALARMED:  When you register for the Academy ID Camp it shares registration with our Tryouts, this is help us properly collect all player's contact information in one program registration event. Academy ID Camps are designed so we can evaluate player skill levels to help with rosters for each season.  

Buffalos FC Academy ID Camp Registration is OPENRegister Today if you are interested in joining BFC.  This will start the process.  After you register for the Academy ID Camp, we will add your profile to TEAMSNAP, this is our communication system.  TeamSnap provides you your training/tryout schedule, and will map you to our training facility and more. After you attend a training session and you like our program you need to register to become an official player.  

PLAYER REGISTRATION:  If you are interested in joining BFC you simply need to complete the "Program Fee Registration" to pay for our Player Development Program for 2020-2021.  This will "register" you as a player;  We do not send player offer to Academy Players; parents you must register before the deadline to join the program.

ACADEMY ID CAMP / OPEN TRAINING SESSION REGISTRATION
FREE TO ATTEND

Fall Tryout Registration:  June 1 - Aug 15

PLAYER REGISTRATION WINDOW (Program Fees)
Early Bird Player Registration:  June 1 - June 15
General Player Registration:  June 16 - June 27
Last Call Player Registration:  July 15 - Aug 15

LAST CALL OPEN TRAINING SESSIONS (ACADEMY ID CAMP)
Monday - Thursday
Aug 10-13, 2020

LAST CALL OPEN TRAINING SESSIONS (ACADEMY ID CAMP) DETAILS
Players interested in joining BFC can attend our open training session(s) in August. 
Players should attend as many training sessions as they can.  
This will coincide with our Preseason Training Schedule. 

BFC RETURN-TO-PLAY GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES
All players will need to adhere to BFC Return-To-Play Policies and Procedures.
Details on which phase we will be in during the month of Aug 2020 will be posted during that time; BFC has the right to adjust this policy and procedures to ensure we are doing everything we can for the safety of our players.
Learn More Here

ACADEMY ID CAMP

PLAYERS ATTENDING OUR ACADEMY ID CAMP MUST REGISTER PRIOR TO ATTENDING

ALL players wishing to join the Buffalos FC Academy Program will be placed on a team, the purpose of the Academy ID Camp is to evaluate player skill levels and place them on the appropriate team.   

Academy ID Camps will be held in the Fall and Spring each year.

JUNE 2020 -  ACADEMY ID CAMP SCHEDULE - FINAL - 6/6/2020
AUG 2020  -  ACADEMY ID CAMP SCHEDULE -
PENDING (Check Back 7/15/2020)
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS

Academy ID Camp Training Schedule

AGE GROUP BIRTH YEARS:
Academy 7v7:  2011-2012 (2013*)
Academy 4v4:  2013-2015 (2016*)

LAST CALL OPEN TRAINING SESSIONS (ACADEMY ID CAMP)
Monday - Thursday
Aug 10-13: Details will be updated by July 15, 2020

HOW TO REGISTER

All players interested in tryouts must register prior to attending. 
Please CLICK HERE or click on the Register Now button.  

STEP 1:  LOGIN or CREATE a NEW Household Account (New Players ONLY)
STEP 2:  SELECT Participant (Player) or CREATE Participant 
STEP 3:  SELECT Program Registration from the dropdown menu

EMAIL CONFIRMATION
IMPORTANT
:  Make sure you get a confirmation email after you complete your registration!!!!

ACADEMY ID CAMP / TRYOUTS IS NOT REQUIRED
IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

All players interested in the Academy Program should register to attend the Academy ID Camp / Tryout Training Sessions, to provide coaching staff the opportunity to correctly place your child on the best team for their development.

What if I missed the Academy ID Camp Dates?

Don't worry - just register anyway and when we get your registration you will be contacted by our DOC.  He will invite you out to join our teams during their training sessions.  If you decided to join Buffalos FC, depending on where we are at in the season, he can pro-rate the player fee amount.  BFC can accept new players anytime during the year - there are no restrictions at this age level.  

If I attend the Academy ID Camp - Do I have to join the BFC Academy Program?

No, one of the main purposes of the BFC Academy ID Camp is introduce Buffalos FC to players and parents.  Players do not have commit to our academy program if they attend the Academy ID Camp.  

Buffalos FC Academy Program is OPEN REGISTRATION you don't even have to attend the Academy ID Camp.

COST

BFC Academy ID Camp / Tryouts Events are FREE for all players who register online. However, there will be a $10.00 fee for walk-up registration.   The purpose of the walk-up fee is to provide an incentive for players to register online before tryouts.  With the large numbers of players anticipated at tryouts, it is imperative that our staff is prepared and organized so that tryouts can run as smooth as possible. 

COVID-19 UPDATE
WE WILL NOT ALLOW ANY PLAYER WHO HAS NOT REGISTERED TO PARTICIPATE IN TRYOUTS THIS YEAR, ALL PLAYERS MUST COMPLETE THE TRYOUT REGISTRATION!  THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!

LOCATION

Academy ID Camp will be held at Specht Road Soccer Complex (204 W. Specht Road, 78260). Academy ID Camp will take place on Field #3 or #5.  When you arrive please check-in to get the field assignments.

Complex Name: Specht Road Soccer Complex
Address:  204 W. Specht Road | San Antonio, TX  78260

CHECK-IN

NEW PLAYERS ONLY
- Please PRINT and BRING your registration confirmation with you for check-in 

RETURNING PLAYERS
- When you arrive to check-in, to confirm you have registered for tryouts

WHAT TO EXPECT

Player(s) will complete age appropriate PDI Technical Assessments and then they will play in small-sided game.  Attending the Academy ID Camp is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - A great way for players to get a chance to meet teammates and coaching staff before they join our program, and for coaching staff to evaulate players and identify the best team or level to place them at.    

COVID-19 UPDATE
Parents when you arrive, please understand we will have safety protocols in place to ensure saftey of our players, all parents and players will need to follow these.  

SPECTATOR BEHAVIOR

Spectators and Parents please stay in the designated areas during the tryouts, time is limited and coaching staff needs to concentrate on watching the players and we do not want any distractions during the session.

COVID-19 UPDATE
We want to ensure safety for our families and players.  All non-participants will be asked to wear a mask while on the training ground and maintain social distancing.  If you don't have a mask or If spectators are not able to keep at least 6 ft apart they will be asked to return to their vehicle.

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