Youth ages 11 through 19 are eligible for the Competitive program.
These ages are determined by the current year minus the players’ birth year.
The Competitive program (11v11) U13+ is the next step for Academy players seeking to continue their competitive soccer journey beyond the age of eleven. Please note that the creation of competitive teams for ages 11 and 12 is contingent upon player availability and desire among the Academy Program participants. The Competitive program continues to focus on developmental aspects of soccer, but by nature has a greater emphasis on strategies and winning and has increased travel and fees.
Competitive soccer is a league in which travel is required. The travel will range across the state on any given weekend. Laurel Storm will host several games throughout the season. The competition experience of scheduled teams is more advanced and is broken into three primary classifications: Classic, Select and Premier. Competitive play requires a higher level of commitment from coaches, players, and parents. Financial obligations including additional uniform requirements and additional coaching fees may apply.
Per MYSA and the USYSA Guidelines:
- Select Division – Standard developmental teams that play within the MYSA league. Typically made of 1 or 2 ages and are gender specific. Participates in the state cup. Season runs April 1 – June 10.
- Classic Division – multi-age, mix genders, reduce to equate rule. Generally small teams that have a hard time forming age/gender specific teams (typically in smaller communities)
- Premier Division – very competitive league that requires a special season and schedule and fees. Top two state finalist teams must commit to Montana state cup, Regional, and president cup tournaments.
In the event Coed teams are formed, the teams must play in the boys divisions. It is our intent to avoid formation of Coed teams, however, this can only be avoided by registration of individual gender specific players. If we are unable to register enough gender specific athletes, the club either has to form coed teams or accept that certain gender and age specific groups may not have teams to play on.
Practice starts at the beginning of March with the season ending around the end of June.
Uniforms need to be purchased at the button below. Uniforms will need to be ordered prior to March 13th in order to guarantee you will have them for the first weekend of games. Numbers have been assigned to players through the club.
Also, please note the size and gender differences. There are adult and youth sizes, as well as women/girls uniforms. Please make sure you order the proper uniform set.
Minimum required items
- One purple uniform
- One grey uniform
- One pair of black shorts
- Two pairs of socks
The Competitive Program plays both home and away games across Montana, and traditionally attends tournaments located in Montana, Northern Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, and Denver.