Buffalos FC Academy ID Camp Information

Welcome to the Buffalos FC Academy ID Camp page!  Thank you for your interest in joining the BFC soccer family!  We look forward to meeting you, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out!

DON'T BE ALARMED!!! When you register for the Academy ID Camp it shares a registration with our Tryouts, in order to properly collect all player's contact information in one registration.  Buffalos FC Academy Program is OPEN REGISTRATION and does not require a TRYOUT to join our program!

ACADEMY ID CAMP

Not Required to Join our BFC Academy Program

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.

Academy ID Camp Training Schedule

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 UPDATES
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS

Week of June 15 - All Teams (Academy, Competitive & Advanced) Tryouts
Week of June 22 - All Teams (Academy, Competitive & Advanced) Tryouts

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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Academy ID Camp Schedule

Upcoming: Academy ID Camp