Earthquakes to host open tryout

2014 Earthquakes Open Tryout, presented by Jamba Juice, to be held on Jan. 26

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes will host the 2014 Earthquakes Open Tryout, presented by Jamba Juice, on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Mustang Soccer Complex in Danville, Calif. for males 18 or older.

Participants will have the opportunity to make the club’s first team or new Premier Development League squad. The tryout will consist of three heats between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. PT. Each heat will last 90 minutes with each player on the field for a pair of 30-minute scrimmages. Scouts from the club will be on site to evaluate players.

A maximum of 200 participants will be allowed to try out. In order to sign up, players must be 18 years or older and no longer in high school. In addition to the tryout, each participant will receive a ticket voucher to attend an Earthquakes home game in the month of March, which includes matches against Real Salt Lake on Saturday, March 15 and D.C. United on Saturday, March 29. Each participant must show proof of identification at the tryout.

Registration is $100 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Earthquakes Community Fund. All interested participants should register online by visiting sjearthquakes.com/opentryout. A member of the club’s front office will notify registrants about their heat information the week of January 20.

For more information, call the Earthquakes Front Office at 408-556-7700 or review our FAQs on our open tryout.