If it has always been your dream to play for the Portland Timbers and don’t know where to begin, here’s the answer.
The club are holding their annual tryouts on Jan. 19-20, 2013, at their Jeld-Wen Field stadium. The tryouts are open to players 18 years of age and older and carry a fee of $150.
The path to green and white glory forks at this stage dependent on your previous level of experience.
Interested players with previous college or professional experience are invited to register for the tryout online at www.portlandtimbers.com/tryouts.
Players without college or professional experience must submit a playing resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The trials will take place from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at JELD-WEN Field. Members of the Timbers technical staff will be on hand to assess players.
Additional information regarding the tryout is available online at: www.portlandtimbers.com/tryouts.