In addition to indoor & outdoor training sessions, Vermont ODP participants have the opportunity to attend Mini-Camp weekend, the ODP Regional Tournament, & the ODP Identification Camp. Descriptions & schedules for each event are provided below:
What is Mini-Camp?
Mini-Camp training is held during the indoor season and are directed by East Region staff members and/or college coaches from around Vermont. Mini-Camp is a component of the identification process to select players for further Regional and National Team activities and events. All pool team players are eligible to participate in Mini-Camp training.
2018 Winter Trainings
Boys: February 10, 2018 at CV Expo.
Girls: February 17, 2018 at CV Expo
East Region Training
Boys: March 24, 2018 at Middlebury College
Girls: March 25, 2018 at Middlebury College
03/04 Girls: 10:00am-12:00pm
01/02 Girls: 12:30pm-2:30pm
2018 Outdoor Spring Trainings
All trainings are at the Tree Farm Recreational Facility in Essex Junction, VT.
May 4, 2018: 6:30-8:00pm
May 11, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
May 18, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
June 1, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
June 4, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
June 18, 2018 6:30-8:00pm
East Region ODP Tournament:
What is the East Region ODP Tournament?
The East Region ODP Tournament is held for U13-U17 ODP teams from participating state associations in Region. The tournament is held the second weekend in June and hosted at Rider University, New Jersey for the girls and Kirkwood Soccer Complex in New Castle Delaware for the boys. The tournament committee creates randomly scrambled brackets for all age groups. Under 13 and Under 14 team games are held on Saturday and Sunday in festival format while Under U15, Under U16 and Under 17 team games are held from Friday to Sunday in championship format. Should a U15+ team successfully advance to the semi-finals, relevant information will be provided to the team at the time.
The tournament is attended by much of the East Region Staff dedicated to spending time watching and evaluating all players at least once over the course of the weekend to assist them in the identification process of select players at ODP Identification Camp. Additionally, the tournament is highly attended by college coaches from around the country.
2018 Region I ODP Tournament Schedule
June 8-10, 2018
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
June 8-10, 2018
Kirkwood Soccer Complex
What is Identification Camp?
All participating VT ODP pool players are eligible to attend the ODP Identification Camp, held in July at various locations assigned by the East Region. ODP Identification Camp is designed to provide all players with intensive, quality training while also identifying top-level players in the Region for selection to their age-appropriate Regional Training Pool. The ODP ID Camp is the last component of the identification of players for the Regional Pool/Team each season.
Boys: Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
U12: July 8-11, 2018
2005: July 8-12, 2018 * * Check-in time for players is between 10:00 am & 1:00 pm
2003/2004: July 13-17, 2018 on the first day of camp for each age group. * *
2001/2002: July 18-202, 2018
Girls: Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
U12: July 8-11, 2018 * * Check-out time for players is at 12:00 noon on the last day
2001/2002: July 8-12, 2018 of camp. Parents are encouraged to watch the games on the last day. * *
2003/2004: July 13-17, 2018
2005: July 18-22, 2018