Chicago Fire Juniors West

2018-19 Tryouts


Welcome to Chicago Fire Juniors West 2018-19 Tryout Registration!

This short registration session will allow you to complete basic information and sign up your player for participation in Chicago Fire Juniors West tryout event(s) as a RETURNING player or as a NEW player in preparation for the 2018/19 season. Following the completion of this registration, you will receive a confirmation of your entry via the email address you inserted into this registration session.

Tryouts will be held for; 

  • U7-U18 Boys and Girls Premier, Select and Classic teams
  • 2007 CFJ West Boys Development Academy


During this ‘player tryout registration’ RETURNING players will be asked to complete a small number of tasks: 

1) Player Basic Information (player name, player date of birth, current team and school grade);

2) Receipt with key information.



During this ‘player tryout registration’ NEW players will be asked to complete an increased number of tasks: 

1) Player Basic Information (player name, player date of birth, player parent/guardian details);

2) Player Profile (player previous club name, player playing position, player school details);

3) Emergency Contact Information and standard Chicago Fire Participant Waiver;

4) Receipt with key information.

The Chicago Fire Juniors West Soccer Club (CFJ West) is the official youth club affiliate of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.  

A professional Major League Soccer approach with a local focus:

Chicago Fire Juniors youth soccer clubs are supported by a professional MLS structure while maintaining a local focus that meets the needs of youth soccer players in the community. As part of the Chicago Fire Youth Development Program, Fire Juniors players (boys and girls) have access to unparalleled opportunities for soccer development.

Individually designed player development programs for boys & girls:

The ‘premier’, ‘select’ , and 'classci' programming gives youth soccer players an opportunity to be placed in the right environment to maximize their individual player development potential.

Competitive and value driven pricing. Continued partnership with the ‘Positive Coaching Alliance’ (PCA):

CFJ West membership fees include;

  • Training and games led by professional coaches. Players and parents will have access to the coach's training plans and receive written game feedback on the team each week. 
  • Extensive player evaluation including coach/ player 1 on 1 feedback with parents present
  • Access to CFJ West's camps and clinics including Super Striker, Creative Player, and Soccer Wars
  • Access to CFJ West's Speed, Agility and Quickness clinics
  • Coach who have been training in the innovative ‘PCA’ coach philosophy
  • Streamlined uniform ordering via's simplified 'player pass' system
  • College recruitment support

Announcing the Emerging Talent Program (ETP) for 2018/19:

The ETP is a series of player and team development initiatives designed to meet the attitudes, desires and aspirations of the CFJ Network's top talent across all CFJ programs (IL, FL, IL, KY, LA, and MI). ETP is supplementary and in addition to a players existing CFJ West games and training. It includes: 

  • Boys & Girls National ID Program for 12U and older
  • International Soccer Tours for 12U and older

Be part of a national network of MLS youth soccer clubs and tournaments:

The Chicago Fire Juniors Network includes youth soccer clubs in City, South, Central Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Florida. Visit  to learn more.


Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Kathy Ayres

Club Manager

Phone: 815-439-7227

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Premier, Select and Classic Programming for Boys

Premier, Select and Classic Programming for Girls

Licensed professional coaches who care about your player's development

Access to unique elite player opportunities such as the Chicago Fire Development Academy and Emerging Talent Programs.